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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 71 48
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.75% 1.15% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.74% 5.23% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 19
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £43,250 £36,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 103 153 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 20.04% 21.95% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 95 145 111
Median salary £28,000 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £46,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent +13 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Stafford - 2 £27,500 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £30,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +17 1 £28,000 +19.14% 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) Office 365
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (44.44%) DHCP
8 7 (38.89%) SNMP
8 7 (38.89%) WLAN
8 7 (38.89%) VLAN
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (27.78%) SAN
10 5 (27.78%) MPLS
10 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
10 5 (27.78%) LDAP
10 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 4 (22.22%) Citrix
12 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (16.67%) Degree
12 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 3 (16.67%) Information Security
12 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (16.67%) NAS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) SNMP
4 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 7 (38.89%) WLAN
5 5 (27.78%) LDAP
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
7 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (11.11%) SMTP
8 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago