The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.08% 0.89% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 3.39% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £65,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 59 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.37% 26.34% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 70
Average salary £55,000 £81,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.51% +25.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £44,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 34 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (91.18%) Degree
4 29 (85.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (82.35%) MCITP
6 27 (79.41%) SCCM
6 27 (79.41%) Migration
6 27 (79.41%) Windows XP
6 27 (79.41%) MCSE
7 19 (55.88%) SCOM
8 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 10 (29.41%) Lync
10 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
12 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.59%) DNS
13 6 (17.65%) SAML
13 6 (17.65%) Replication
13 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
13 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
13 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
13 6 (17.65%) Change Control
14 5 (14.71%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 10 (29.41%) Lync
1 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) NAS
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Build Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) IT Support
3 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Replication
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (79.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Migration
2 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (17.65%) Change Control
6 5 (14.71%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Degree
2 29 (85.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (82.35%) MCITP
4 27 (79.41%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (79.41%) SCCM
2 19 (55.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Nokia