The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.84% 3.04% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 9.14% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 14
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +61.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 70 197 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 24.22% 33.28% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62 185 102
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Suffolk over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk 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
Ipswich - 10 £42,500 -
Bury St Edmunds -7 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (21.74%) Ticket Management
10 5 (21.74%) Presales
10 5 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
10 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (21.74%) High Availability
10 5 (21.74%) Office 365
10 5 (21.74%) Riverbed
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
1 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
1 5 (21.74%) IMAP
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
1 5 (21.74%) SMTP
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Support
3 6 (26.09%) IT Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) IT Support
3 6 (26.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (21.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell Specialist
4 5 (21.74%) SharePoint Specialist
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (8.70%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Cybercrime
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) CentOS
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (21.74%) Presales
2 5 (21.74%) Ticket Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) A+ Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MCP
1 5 (21.74%) MCSA
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) Riverbed
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec