The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 53 56 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.84% 2.40% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 12.03% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 19
Median salary £29,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £19,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £51,500 £36,700
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 116 133 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 26.67% 19.97% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 123 134
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 7 £29,500 +18.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) Office 365
5 6 (50.00%) VLAN
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) WLAN
7 4 (33.33%) SNMP
7 4 (33.33%) LDAP
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) MPLS
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) NAS
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
9 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (16.67%) MS Office
9 2 (16.67%) Internet
9 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) G Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 5 (41.67%) WLAN
5 4 (33.33%) LDAP
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) SNMP
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) NAS
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (8.33%) BGP
8 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (8.33%) FTP
8 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
8 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 25 days ago