The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.86% 9.38% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 26.32% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
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 Wakefield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 57 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 33.33% 35.63% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 55
Median salary £32,500 £24,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.02% -19.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £16,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,700 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Wakefield over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (84.21%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) SAN
5 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
7 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
8 8 (42.11%) Terminal Server
8 8 (42.11%) ITIL
9 7 (36.84%) DNS
9 7 (36.84%) SCCM
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
10 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (31.58%) Dell
10 6 (31.58%) DHCP
11 5 (26.32%) MCSE
11 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
11 5 (26.32%) ERP
11 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (26.32%) Citrix
11 5 (26.32%) Cisco
11 5 (26.32%) SCOM
11 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
12 4 (21.05%) HP
12 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) SSL
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IT Support
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) ERP Support
3 3 (15.79%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
7 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (26.32%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) Terminal Server
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Progress
6 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard