The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 42 59
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.18% 5.80% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 21.94% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 15
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% +28.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,425 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,855 £45,900 £28,750
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 58 155 130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.11% 26.45% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55 141 115
Median salary £35,500 £36,300 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.20% +32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,520 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 3 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Sunderland - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 22 (75.86%) DNS
2 22 (75.86%) VMware
3 21 (72.41%) Windows Server
4 20 (68.97%) Citrix
5 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
5 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (58.62%) Hyper-V
6 17 (58.62%) DHCP
6 17 (58.62%) Firewall
7 16 (55.17%) Linux
7 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (55.17%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (55.17%) Presales
8 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
8 14 (48.28%) SAN
9 13 (44.83%) Cisco
9 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (41.38%) Office 365
10 12 (41.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
10 12 (41.38%) SMTP
10 12 (41.38%) Clustering
10 12 (41.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (34.48%) DMZ
12 10 (34.48%) Symantec

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Abaqus
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (41.38%) Office 365
4 6 (20.69%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (20.69%) Amazon S3
4 6 (20.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (20.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (17.24%) Route 53
6 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (10.34%) PaaS
8 1 (3.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) DNS
2 17 (58.62%) DHCP
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) SAN
4 12 (41.38%) SMTP
4 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) DMZ
5 10 (34.48%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) Skype
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) WAP
3 5 (17.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Replication
3 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
4 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.90%) PKI
6 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server
3 16 (55.17%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (31.03%) CentOS
5 9 (31.03%) Ubuntu
6 4 (13.79%) Debian
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Presales
2 12 (41.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 12 (41.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) MATLAB
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) Hyper-V
3 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (13.79%) XenApp
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
2 6 (20.69%) vCenter Server
3 4 (13.79%) Linux-HA
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Citrix
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco
5 10 (34.48%) Sophos
5 10 (34.48%) Symantec
6 5 (17.24%) arcserve
6 5 (17.24%) Dell
6 5 (17.24%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (17.24%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) Intel
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) Google
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