The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 452 477 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.12% 3.93% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 14.56% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 372 436 496
Average salary £44,750 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.78% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3051 3275 3429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.80% 26.97% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2687 2941 3182
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 848 (100.00%) Windows
2 511 (60.26%) Active Directory
3 465 (54.83%) Microsoft
4 451 (53.18%) VMware
5 386 (45.52%) MS Exchange
6 344 (40.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 341 (40.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 288 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 281 (33.14%) Finance
10 273 (32.19%) SQL Server
11 253 (29.83%) Citrix
12 247 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 226 (26.65%) ITIL
14 223 (26.30%) Cisco
14 223 (26.30%) DNS
15 207 (24.41%) MS Excel
16 202 (23.82%) DHCP
17 190 (22.41%) Windows 7
18 175 (20.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 169 (19.93%) SQL
20 165 (19.46%) SAN
21 163 (19.22%) Linux
22 150 (17.69%) LAN
23 145 (17.10%) WAN
24 144 (16.98%) MS Office
25 136 (16.04%) SharePoint
25 136 (16.04%) Firewall
26 135 (15.92%) Degree
27 128 (15.09%) TCP/IP
28 122 (14.39%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 386 (45.52%) MS Exchange
2 247 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (16.04%) SharePoint
4 122 (14.39%) IIS
5 94 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 70 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (6.01%) Lync
8 43 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (4.25%) Apache
11 35 (4.13%) Tomcat
12 31 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (1.65%) CMS
15 11 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.94%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.94%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.83%) WorkSite
18 6 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 207 (24.41%) MS Excel
2 144 (16.98%) MS Office
3 8 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) SAP Business One
2 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.59%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.83%) Office 365
2 25 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.94%) SaaS
5 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.47%) IaaS
7 3 (0.35%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 223 (26.30%) DNS
2 202 (23.82%) DHCP
3 165 (19.46%) SAN
4 150 (17.69%) LAN
5 145 (17.10%) WAN
6 136 (16.04%) Firewall
7 128 (15.09%) TCP/IP
8 82 (9.67%) VPN
9 43 (5.07%) LDAP
10 39 (4.60%) IP Telephony
11 35 (4.13%) VoIP
12 34 (4.01%) SSL
13 30 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (3.18%) NetScaler
15 26 (3.07%) NAS
16 22 (2.59%) VLAN
17 21 (2.48%) Wireless
17 21 (2.48%) Ethernet
18 19 (2.24%) MPLS
18 19 (2.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (32.19%) SQL Server
2 110 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.48%) MySQL
8 17 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.65%) DB2
12 12 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.59%) VLDB
16 4 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.47%) NewSQL
17 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 15 (1.77%) Selenium
2 15 (1.77%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.77%) Subversion
3 14 (1.65%) SpecFlow
3 14 (1.65%) WebDriver
4 11 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.30%) Xcode
4 11 (1.30%) Introscope
5 10 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.06%) MSI
7 8 (0.94%) JIRA
8 5 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.24%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 281 (33.14%) Finance
2 80 (9.43%) Banking
3 39 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.48%) Law
5 21 (2.48%) Legal
6 19 (2.24%) Marketing
6 19 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.00%) Advertising
8 15 (1.77%) Back Office
9 14 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.30%) Games
11 6 (0.71%) Retail
12 5 (0.59%) Electronics
12 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) Front Office
14 2 (0.24%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 195 (23.00%) Analyst
2 96 (11.32%) Support Analyst
3 92 (10.85%) Support Engineer
4 73 (8.61%) Administrator
5 72 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 64 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 49 (5.78%) Applications Support
8 47 (5.54%) Technical Support
9 46 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
10 44 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 42 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 41 (4.83%) IT Support
12 41 (4.83%) Server Engineer
13 37 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
14 33 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
15 25 (2.95%) DBA
15 25 (2.95%) Consultant
16 24 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
17 23 (2.71%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.25%) .NET
2 36 (4.25%) HTML
3 29 (3.42%) Web Services
4 26 (3.07%) Application Packaging
5 23 (2.71%) CSS
6 17 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.00%) XML
7 16 (1.89%) J2EE
8 15 (1.77%) HTML5
9 12 (1.42%) PhoneGap
10 11 (1.30%) Spring
11 10 (1.18%) Ajax
11 10 (1.18%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.18%) LAMP
12 7 (0.83%) jQuery
13 6 (0.71%) Java SE
13 6 (0.71%) JSON
13 6 (0.71%) XMPP
13 6 (0.71%) DHTML
13 6 (0.71%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 65 (7.67%) Clustering
4 32 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.24%) Replication
6 19 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.89%) CLARiiON
8 12 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.30%) iPhone
9 11 (1.30%) Social Media
9 11 (1.30%) SecurID
10 10 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.18%) CMDB
10 10 (1.18%) User Experience
11 9 (1.06%) GIS
12 8 (0.94%) PKI
13 6 (0.71%) Robotics
14 5 (0.59%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 848 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (40.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 341 (40.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 190 (22.41%) Windows 7
5 163 (19.22%) Linux
6 79 (9.32%) Windows XP
7 56 (6.60%) Windows 8
8 46 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (5.07%) Solaris
10 41 (4.83%) UNIX
11 21 (2.48%) AIX
12 19 (2.24%) Android
13 15 (1.77%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.65%) Windows Vista
14 14 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.53%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.18%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.83%) CentOS
17 7 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (26.65%) ITIL
2 50 (5.90%) Migration
3 48 (5.66%) Project Management
4 45 (5.31%) Change Management
5 38 (4.48%) Incident Management
6 36 (4.25%) PRINCE
7 32 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 29 (3.42%) Service Management
9 27 (3.18%) Change Control
9 27 (3.18%) CRM
9 27 (3.18%) Information Security
10 26 (3.07%) Problem Management
10 26 (3.07%) Release Management
11 25 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (2.71%) E-Commerce
13 22 (2.59%) Service Delivery
13 22 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (2.59%) DevOps
14 21 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 169 (19.93%) SQL
2 108 (12.74%) PowerShell
3 63 (7.43%) C#
4 45 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 40 (4.72%) VB
6 39 (4.60%) Java
7 36 (4.25%) VBScript
8 27 (3.18%) Perl
9 24 (2.83%) C
10 13 (1.53%) C++
10 13 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.30%) VC++
11 11 (1.30%) ActionScript
11 11 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.06%) Python
13 6 (0.71%) PHP
14 5 (0.59%) VBA
15 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.12%) sed
Qualifications
1 175 (20.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (15.92%) Degree
3 115 (13.56%) MCSE
4 83 (9.79%) MCITP
5 71 (8.37%) MCSA
6 67 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (5.42%) CCNA
8 43 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (4.60%) MCTS
10 38 (4.48%) MCP
11 25 (2.95%) CCNP
12 23 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
13 19 (2.24%) CCA
14 14 (1.65%) A+ Certification
14 14 (1.65%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.83%) VCP5
15 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.71%) CCAA
17 5 (0.59%) SC Cleared
18 4 (0.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.19%) SLA
2 24 (2.83%) QA
3 15 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 511 (60.26%) Active Directory
2 288 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (13.56%) vSphere
4 83 (9.79%) XenApp
5 77 (9.08%) VMware ESX
6 73 (8.61%) Hyper-V
7 40 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (3.42%) XenDesktop
9 26 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 24 (2.83%) MetaFrame
11 17 (2.00%) UAG
12 15 (1.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (1.30%) XenServer
14 11 (1.30%) DFS Replication
15 10 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 9 (1.06%) vCloud
17 8 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.94%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 98 (11.56%) SCCM
2 64 (7.55%) SCOM
3 27 (3.18%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.83%) NetBackup
5 19 (2.24%) WSUS
6 15 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 7 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.71%) ARCserve
9 6 (0.71%) XenMobile
9 6 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.47%) OVSD
11 4 (0.47%) OpenView
11 4 (0.47%) Nagios
11 4 (0.47%) Legato
Vendors
1 465 (54.83%) Microsoft
2 451 (53.18%) VMware
3 253 (29.83%) Citrix
4 223 (26.30%) Cisco
5 104 (12.26%) HP
6 70 (8.25%) Oracle
6 70 (8.25%) Red Hat
7 65 (7.67%) NetApp
8 61 (7.19%) EMC
9 46 (5.42%) Symantec
10 33 (3.89%) Juniper
11 32 (3.77%) Mitel
12 30 (3.54%) Dell
13 24 (2.83%) CheckPoint
14 23 (2.71%) LANDesk
15 21 (2.48%) Avaya
16 17 (2.00%) Infoblox
16 17 (2.00%) SAP
17 16 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (1.89%) SolarWinds
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + £6k on call allowance, annual bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago