Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 134 147
Rank change year-on-year -57 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 68 27 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.05% 1.05% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% 5.07% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 146
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
75th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,000 £52,864
England median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% -2.60%

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 1,248 533 1,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.19% 20.64% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,037 463 1,141
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £23,250
25th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -75 28 £40,000 +18.52% 3
South Yorkshire -30 24 £24,000 -26.15% 1
North Yorkshire -12 8 £40,000 +11.11%
East Yorkshire -9 6 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 52 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 43 (63.24%) Microsoft 365
4 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
5 39 (57.35%) Azure
5 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 34 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 31 (45.59%) Social Skills
8 30 (44.12%) Firewall
8 30 (44.12%) VMware
9 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (38.24%) SAN
10 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
11 23 (33.82%) Windows 10
12 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2019
12 22 (32.35%) SCCM
12 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (30.88%) SQL
13 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
13 21 (30.88%) Citrix
14 20 (29.41%) Veeam
15 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
15 18 (26.47%) DNS
16 17 (25.00%) Change Management
17 16 (23.53%) VPN
17 16 (23.53%) Cisco
18 15 (22.06%) LAN
18 15 (22.06%) ITIL

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 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) nginx
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Confluence
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft 365
2 39 (57.35%) Azure
3 8 (11.76%) AWS
3 8 (11.76%) Power Platform
4 7 (10.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) Firewall
2 26 (38.24%) SAN
3 18 (26.47%) DNS
4 16 (23.53%) VPN
5 15 (22.06%) LAN
6 13 (19.12%) DHCP
6 13 (19.12%) WLAN
7 12 (17.65%) Wireless
8 11 (16.18%) Skype
9 10 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (5.88%) BGP
11 4 (5.88%) IPsec
11 4 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.88%) VoIP
11 4 (5.88%) WAN
12 3 (4.41%) Internet
12 3 (4.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (11.76%) Power BI
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 31 (45.59%) Social Skills
2 13 (19.12%) Finance
3 10 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Server Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Windows Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) IT Support
3 14 (20.59%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Support Technician
5 11 (16.18%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Active Directory Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) IT Support Technician
6 10 (14.71%) IT Technician
6 10 (14.71%) SCCM Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.35%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.94%) CCTV
4 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 23 (33.82%) Windows 10
6 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.35%) Linux
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Android
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (25.00%) Change Management
3 15 (22.06%) ITIL
4 14 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (19.12%) High Availability
6 12 (17.65%) Availability Management
7 10 (14.71%) ERP
8 9 (13.24%) Project Delivery
9 8 (11.76%) Network Management
10 4 (5.88%) Migration
11 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
12 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (2.94%) Proactive Monitoring
12 2 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) SLA
2 8 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.94%) GDPR
4 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.94%) NCSC
5 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 60 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 34 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.88%) XenApp
5 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (32.35%) SCCM
2 12 (17.65%) SCOM
3 11 (16.18%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.88%) Nagios
5 3 (4.41%) WSUS
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.12%) VMware
3 21 (30.88%) Citrix
4 20 (29.41%) Veeam
5 16 (23.53%) Cisco
6 11 (16.18%) CommVault
7 10 (14.71%) Palo Alto
8 8 (11.76%) Acronis
8 8 (11.76%) JD Edwards
8 8 (11.76%) MAPICS
9 6 (8.82%) Sophos
10 5 (7.35%) Dell
10 5 (7.35%) Meraki
10 5 (7.35%) Oracle
11 4 (5.88%) Avaya
11 4 (5.88%) MikroTik
11 4 (5.88%) Ubiquiti
12 3 (4.41%) Apple
12 3 (4.41%) HP
12 3 (4.41%) SAP