Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 95 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.26% 1.27% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 5.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 34
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £29,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.10% +1.67%
10th Percentile £25,800 £20,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £35,250 £42,000 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,750 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.17% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 193 300 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.19% 23.90% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 170 282 203
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £19,225 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,785 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.24% -6.67% +7.14%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +17 3 £32,000 +36.17% 1
Lichfield +1 3 £33,500 +67.50%
Tamworth -4 3 £30,000 +2.56%
Stafford - 2 £27,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £31,250 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) ERP
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) SNMP
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
9 2 (13.33%) CRM
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (13.33%) SAN

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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) SNMP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support
1 3 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam