Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 50 59
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.86% 3.46% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.97% 8.56% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 12
Shropshire median annual salary £24,000 £35,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.43% +17.65% +19.00%
10th Percentile £21,350 £20,000 £20,775
90th Percentile £47,000 £56,375 £46,075
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +21.67% -7.69%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 119 187 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 36.73% 40.39% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 78 135 117
Shropshire median annual salary £28,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% - +38.89%
10th Percentile £17,500 £22,300 £24,600
90th Percentile £60,375 £53,813 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,111 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -2.78%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +15 13 £24,000 -31.43% 1
Shrewsbury - 6 £21,500 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (94.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) DNS
4 13 (68.42%) Citrix
5 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (36.84%) Apache
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) IIS
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (36.84%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) DDNS
7 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
7 7 (36.84%) Clustering
7 7 (36.84%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 7 (36.84%) NAS
7 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (31.58%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (94.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
3 7 (36.84%) Apache
3 7 (36.84%) IIS
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) DDNS
2 7 (36.84%) NAS
2 7 (36.84%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IT Project Leader
3 5 (26.32%) Project Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) APMP
2 5 (26.32%) DBS Check
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
5 6 (31.58%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (26.32%) Veeam