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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 107 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 249 391 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.39% 3.16% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.09% 11.89% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 226 347 357
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £63,100
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
2469 3288 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.69% 26.56% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2120 2871 2949
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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.

1 618 (100.00%) Windows
2 369 (59.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 357 (57.77%) VMware
4 306 (49.51%) Microsoft
5 301 (48.71%) Active Directory
6 280 (45.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 239 (38.67%) MS Exchange
8 210 (33.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 203 (32.85%) DNS
10 187 (30.26%) Citrix
11 173 (27.99%) SQL
11 173 (27.99%) Finance
12 172 (27.83%) SQL Server
13 170 (27.51%) MS Excel
14 153 (24.76%) DHCP
15 141 (22.82%) Cisco
16 137 (22.17%) ITIL
16 137 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
17 132 (21.36%) TCP/IP
18 126 (20.39%) Windows 7
19 121 (19.58%) SAN
20 117 (18.93%) PowerShell
21 116 (18.77%) Firewall
22 112 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
23 107 (17.31%) MS Office
24 105 (16.99%) Hyper-V
25 95 (15.37%) LAN
26 94 (15.21%) Linux
27 88 (14.24%) WAN
28 82 (13.27%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 239 (38.67%) MS Exchange
2 137 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (13.27%) IIS
4 61 (9.87%) SharePoint
5 57 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (5.66%) Lync
8 34 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 27 (4.37%) Tomcat
10 25 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (2.43%) WorkSite
12 15 (2.43%) Apache
13 13 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (1.62%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.97%) FileNet
17 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
18 3 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 170 (27.51%) MS Excel
2 107 (17.31%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) SAP Business One
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Magento
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.39%) Office 365
2 19 (3.07%) Mimecast
2 19 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.81%) SaaS
5 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.32%) Datadog
6 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 203 (32.85%) DNS
2 153 (24.76%) DHCP
3 132 (21.36%) TCP/IP
4 121 (19.58%) SAN
5 116 (18.77%) Firewall
6 95 (15.37%) LAN
7 88 (14.24%) WAN
8 41 (6.63%) NAS
9 30 (4.85%) VPN
10 24 (3.88%) VoIP
11 16 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (2.59%) Wireless
11 16 (2.59%) VLAN
12 15 (2.43%) Internet
13 13 (2.10%) Unified Communications
14 12 (1.94%) NetScaler
14 12 (1.94%) SMTP
15 11 (1.78%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (1.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (3.24%) MySQL
7 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.13%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.49%) OLAP
13 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Subversion
2 7 (1.13%) JIRA
2 7 (1.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.32%) MSI
6 2 (0.32%) Hudson
6 2 (0.32%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.16%) MorphX
General
1 173 (27.99%) Finance
2 55 (8.90%) Banking
3 44 (7.12%) Legal
4 35 (5.66%) Law
5 27 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.10%) Marketing
7 11 (1.78%) Advertising
7 11 (1.78%) Retail
8 7 (1.13%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.81%) Publishing
10 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) Front Office
10 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 149 (24.11%) Analyst
2 93 (15.05%) Support Engineer
3 85 (13.75%) Support Analyst
4 71 (11.49%) Administrator
5 52 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 50 (8.09%) Systems Administrator
7 41 (6.63%) Technical Support
8 40 (6.47%) IT Support
9 38 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 31 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
13 22 (3.56%) Developer
14 21 (3.40%) Applications Support
15 20 (3.24%) Junior
16 19 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
16 19 (3.07%) Service Analyst
17 18 (2.91%) DBA
18 17 (2.75%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.40%) .NET
2 11 (1.78%) CSS
2 11 (1.78%) HTML
3 10 (1.62%) Web Services
4 9 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.13%) jQuery
6 5 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.65%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.65%) COM
7 4 (0.65%) J2EE
8 3 (0.49%) WAMP
8 3 (0.49%) WSH
8 3 (0.49%) LAMP
9 2 (0.32%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.16%) SAML
10 1 (0.16%) Middleware
10 1 (0.16%) D3.js
10 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.90%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.80%) Blackberry
3 35 (5.66%) Replication
4 32 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.40%) Hedge funds
7 19 (3.07%) Clustering
8 18 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.43%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.43%) Fat Client
10 14 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.78%) Statistics
12 8 (1.29%) EMC VNX
13 7 (1.13%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (0.97%) Handset
14 6 (0.97%) iPhone
15 4 (0.65%) EqualLogic
15 4 (0.65%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.65%) PKI
15 4 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 618 (100.00%) Windows
2 369 (59.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 280 (45.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 126 (20.39%) Windows 7
5 94 (15.21%) Linux
6 52 (8.41%) Windows XP
7 44 (7.12%) Windows 8
8 25 (4.05%) UNIX
9 19 (3.07%) Windows Vista
9 19 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (2.43%) CentOS
11 10 (1.62%) Android
12 9 (1.46%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.97%) VMS
13 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.97%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.81%) Solaris
15 4 (0.65%) AIX
15 4 (0.65%) NetWare
15 4 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (22.17%) ITIL
2 66 (10.68%) Service Delivery
3 37 (5.99%) Network Management
4 36 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (5.83%) Project Management
5 24 (3.88%) Asset Management
5 24 (3.88%) Data Protection
5 24 (3.88%) Mentoring
6 23 (3.72%) Migration
7 21 (3.40%) Change Management
8 20 (3.24%) Service Management
8 20 (3.24%) Incident Management
9 19 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (2.75%) Time Management
10 17 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (2.43%) Workflow
11 15 (2.43%) DevOps
11 15 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (2.27%) Server Building
12 14 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (27.99%) SQL
2 117 (18.93%) PowerShell
3 33 (5.34%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.72%) VBScript
5 18 (2.91%) Bash Shell
6 16 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.43%) Java
8 14 (2.27%) Perl
8 14 (2.27%) Python
9 10 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.46%) C#
10 9 (1.46%) VBA
11 6 (0.97%) PHP
11 6 (0.97%) VB
12 5 (0.81%) C
13 3 (0.49%) C++
14 2 (0.32%) Scala
15 1 (0.16%) X++
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (12.30%) MCSE
3 51 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (8.09%) CCNA
5 47 (7.61%) Degree
6 39 (6.31%) MCITP
7 33 (5.34%) MCSA
8 29 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (3.24%) MCP
10 16 (2.59%) MCTS
11 14 (2.27%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.46%) CCA
14 8 (1.29%) CCNP
15 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.97%) SC Cleared
17 3 (0.49%) MOS
17 3 (0.49%) CCIE
17 3 (0.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.32%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 301 (48.71%) Active Directory
2 210 (33.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (16.99%) Hyper-V
4 79 (12.78%) vSphere
5 68 (11.00%) XenApp
6 36 (5.83%) VMware ESX
7 35 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (3.40%) XenServer
9 19 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.29%) VMware Server
10 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (1.13%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.97%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.81%) vCloud
13 5 (0.81%) UAG
14 4 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (11.65%) SCCM
2 45 (7.28%) SCOM
3 23 (3.72%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.75%) WSUS
5 10 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.62%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.62%) Nagios
5 10 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.29%) Puppet
7 7 (1.13%) ARCserve
8 6 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (0.97%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.49%) WMI
10 3 (0.49%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 357 (57.77%) VMware
2 306 (49.51%) Microsoft
3 187 (30.26%) Citrix
4 141 (22.82%) Cisco
5 79 (12.78%) HP
6 56 (9.06%) NetApp
7 47 (7.61%) Oracle
8 40 (6.47%) EMC
9 36 (5.83%) Avaya
10 34 (5.50%) Symantec
11 26 (4.21%) Juniper
12 25 (4.05%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.88%) CheckPoint
14 22 (3.56%) Dell
15 21 (3.40%) Sun
16 20 (3.24%) Mitel
17 19 (3.07%) SAP
18 18 (2.91%) Veeam
18 18 (2.91%) F5
19 17 (2.75%) IBM
City, London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Praemium
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% non-contributory pension and an
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Netstar IT Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Good benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
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