Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 73 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 251 276 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.68% 3.59% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.52% 18.10% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 216 249 254
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% +8.27%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £49,375 £47,300 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1433 1525 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.00% 19.84% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1308 1842
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Leeds -2 149 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Bradford -3 51 £41,000 +24.24% 1
Keighley - 17 £37,000 - 1
Wakefield -5 11 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Pontefract - 6 £28,500 -
Halifax - 4 £50,000 -
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £21,000 - 2
Ilkley - 1 £21,500 - 1
Brighouse - 1 - -
Batley - 1 - -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 216 (86.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 204 (81.27%) Windows Server
4 189 (75.30%) Active Directory
5 186 (74.10%) Microsoft
6 147 (58.57%) VMware
7 111 (44.22%) MS Exchange
8 104 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 101 (40.24%) ITIL
10 72 (28.69%) DNS
11 71 (28.29%) SQL
12 64 (25.50%) SCCM
13 62 (24.70%) Citrix
14 59 (23.51%) Firewall
15 58 (23.11%) SAN
16 57 (22.71%) SQL Server
17 56 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
18 53 (21.12%) Windows 7
18 53 (21.12%) Cisco
19 51 (20.32%) WAN
19 51 (20.32%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (19.52%) VMware ESXi
20 49 (19.52%) LAN
21 48 (19.12%) DHCP
22 44 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
22 44 (17.53%) MCSE
23 43 (17.13%) SCOM
24 39 (15.54%) Office 365
25 37 (14.74%) VoIP
26 36 (14.34%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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
1 111 (44.22%) MS Exchange
2 51 (20.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (10.76%) SharePoint
4 26 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (9.16%) IIS
6 14 (5.58%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.38%) IBM Notes
8 10 (3.98%) IBM Domino
9 8 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.80%) Apache
11 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.54%) Office 365
2 35 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 2 (0.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (28.69%) DNS
2 59 (23.51%) Firewall
3 58 (23.11%) SAN
4 51 (20.32%) WAN
5 49 (19.52%) LAN
6 48 (19.12%) DHCP
7 37 (14.74%) VoIP
8 36 (14.34%) TCP/IP
9 35 (13.94%) VPN
10 17 (6.77%) MPLS
10 17 (6.77%) VLAN
11 16 (6.37%) Skype
12 11 (4.38%) Internet
12 11 (4.38%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (3.19%) SSL
14 7 (2.79%) Asterisk PBX
15 6 (2.39%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.99%) 3G
16 5 (1.99%) NAS
16 5 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (8.76%) Finance
2 13 (5.18%) Billing
2 13 (5.18%) Military
3 9 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.59%) Advertising
5 3 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (26.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (21.91%) IT Support
3 49 (19.52%) Support Engineer
4 46 (18.33%) Analyst
5 40 (15.94%) Windows Engineer
6 36 (14.34%) Support Analyst
7 35 (13.94%) IT Engineer
8 31 (12.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 30 (11.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 29 (11.55%) Senior Support Engineer
11 28 (11.16%) Senior IT Engineer
12 27 (10.76%) Senior IT Support
13 25 (9.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
15 21 (8.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (8.37%) Infrastructure Support
15 21 (8.37%) VMware Engineer
16 19 (7.57%) SCCM Engineer
16 19 (7.57%) Server Engineer
17 18 (7.17%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.35%) Replication
2 18 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.18%) Clustering
3 13 (5.18%) Fat Client
3 13 (5.18%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.39%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.99%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Handset
8 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.80%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 216 (86.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 204 (81.27%) Windows Server
4 53 (21.12%) Windows 7
5 44 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (11.95%) Linux
6 30 (11.95%) Windows 10
7 26 (10.36%) Windows XP
8 24 (9.56%) Windows 8
9 19 (7.57%) Unix
10 15 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.19%) Android
12 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.80%) CentOS
14 2 (0.80%) HPUX
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.24%) ITIL
2 31 (12.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 28 (11.16%) Load Balancing
4 27 (10.76%) Service Delivery
5 21 (8.37%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (7.97%) Presales
7 19 (7.57%) ITIL V3
7 19 (7.57%) Problem Management
7 19 (7.57%) Project Management
8 18 (7.17%) Release Management
9 17 (6.77%) Time Management
10 16 (6.37%) Fault Analysis
10 16 (6.37%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.98%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.98%) Process Improvement
12 14 (5.58%) CRM
12 14 (5.58%) People Management
13 11 (4.38%) High Availability
13 11 (4.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.29%) SQL
2 36 (14.34%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.79%) Bash Shell
3 7 (2.79%) Perl
4 4 (1.59%) C#
4 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (17.53%) MCSE
3 23 (9.16%) MCSA
4 15 (5.98%) Degree
4 15 (5.98%) MCITP
5 13 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.18%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.18%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.79%) MCP
7 4 (1.59%) CCNA
7 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.20%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.20%) MCTS
9 2 (0.80%) MCDST
9 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) CCENT
10 1 (0.40%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (75.30%) Active Directory
2 104 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (19.52%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (12.75%) vSphere
5 29 (11.55%) Hyper-V
6 26 (10.36%) XenApp
7 23 (9.16%) XenDesktop
8 12 (4.78%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.19%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.79%) OpenSIPS
11 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.80%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.40%) Xen
14 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (25.50%) SCCM
2 43 (17.13%) SCOM
3 23 (9.16%) SCDPM
4 17 (6.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.59%) WSUS
6 5 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.99%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.80%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.40%) Nagios
10 1 (0.40%) Nessus
10 1 (0.40%) Opsview
10 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.40%) SCSM
10 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 186 (74.10%) Microsoft
2 147 (58.57%) VMware
3 62 (24.70%) Citrix
4 53 (21.12%) Cisco
5 35 (13.94%) NetApp
6 26 (10.36%) Veeam
7 25 (9.96%) HP
8 22 (8.76%) Symantec
9 18 (7.17%) Avaya
10 16 (6.37%) Hitachi
11 13 (5.18%) Xerox
12 11 (4.38%) Lotus
12 11 (4.38%) Sophos
13 10 (3.98%) Remedy
14 9 (3.59%) Apple
14 9 (3.59%) CommVault
14 9 (3.59%) F5
15 8 (3.19%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (3.19%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.39%) Dell