Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 171 117
Rank change year-on-year -59 -54 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 27 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.71% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 3.33% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 107
10th Percentile £24,000 - £21,150
25th Percentile £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.07% -17.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £42,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% -6.67%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,520 810 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.64% 21.33% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 712 1,068
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -57 19 £37,500 +15.38% 4
South Yorkshire -27 16 £29,900 - 1
North Yorkshire -21 4 £43,000 +65.38%
East Yorkshire - 2 £43,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Active Directory
3 34 (82.93%) Windows Server
4 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (78.05%) VMware
5 30 (73.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (70.73%) Microsoft 365
7 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
8 26 (63.41%) SAN
9 25 (60.98%) Azure
10 21 (51.22%) Veeam
10 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (48.78%) SQL
12 19 (46.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (46.34%) Social Skills
13 17 (41.46%) Citrix
13 17 (41.46%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (39.02%) ITIL
14 16 (39.02%) LAN
14 16 (39.02%) DHCP
14 16 (39.02%) DNS
14 16 (39.02%) SCCM
15 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
15 15 (36.59%) WAN
15 15 (36.59%) vSphere
16 14 (34.15%) IIS
16 14 (34.15%) Change Management
16 14 (34.15%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (34.15%) IIS
2 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (60.98%) Azure
3 7 (17.07%) AWS
3 7 (17.07%) SaaS
4 3 (7.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) SAN
2 16 (39.02%) DHCP
2 16 (39.02%) DNS
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
3 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (36.59%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
5 10 (24.39%) Wireless
6 9 (21.95%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (21.95%) Skype
7 8 (19.51%) VPN
8 5 (12.20%) Kerberos
8 5 (12.20%) MPLS
8 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.76%) ISDN
9 4 (9.76%) NGN
9 4 (9.76%) PBX
9 4 (9.76%) SSL
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Power BI
General
1 19 (46.34%) Social Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) IT Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (7.32%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.63%) CMDB
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.44%) Housing Association
6 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Windows Server
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.44%) AIX
10 1 (2.44%) Android
10 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.44%) Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (41.46%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (39.02%) ITIL
4 14 (34.15%) Change Management
5 10 (24.39%) Availability Management
5 10 (24.39%) High Availability
6 9 (21.95%) Security Patching
7 8 (19.51%) Business Continuity
7 8 (19.51%) Project Delivery
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Cost Reduction
8 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Software Deployment
8 7 (17.07%) Validation
9 6 (14.63%) Information Governance
10 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (9.76%) OWASP
11 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) CCNA
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
3 5 (12.20%) NCSC
4 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 35 (85.37%) Active Directory
2 30 (73.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
4 15 (36.59%) vSphere
5 8 (19.51%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) SCCM
2 13 (31.71%) WSUS
3 9 (21.95%) SCOM
3 9 (21.95%) SCVMM
4 7 (17.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
5 4 (9.76%) Nessus
6 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Veeam
3 17 (41.46%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Commvault
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco
6 9 (21.95%) HP
7 8 (19.51%) Dell
7 8 (19.51%) Meraki
8 7 (17.07%) SOTI
9 4 (9.76%) Mitel
9 4 (9.76%) Siemens
10 3 (7.32%) Acronis
10 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
10 3 (7.32%) MAPICS
11 2 (4.88%) Avaya
11 2 (4.88%) Brocade
11 2 (4.88%) Sophos
11 2 (4.88%) Ubiquiti
12 1 (2.44%) NetApp