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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 33 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 7.18% 2.88% 11.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.13% 17.65% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 23
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 34 77
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 50.83% 16.35% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71 33 59
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 11 £35,000 +11.11%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) MySQL
4 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (66.67%) Citrix
5 11 (61.11%) Apache
5 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
5 11 (61.11%) DNS
5 11 (61.11%) IIS
5 11 (61.11%) SAN
5 11 (61.11%) DDNS
5 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 11 (61.11%) Clustering
5 11 (61.11%) NAS
5 11 (61.11%) SolarWinds
5 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (61.11%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (22.22%) SLA
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Android
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (61.11%) IIS
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DDNS
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
1 11 (61.11%) NAS
1 11 (61.11%) Remote Desktop
1 11 (61.11%) SAN
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Support
2 4 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 4 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Development DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Graduate
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Android
4 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) SolarWinds
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft