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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 70 84 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 353 391 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.40% 3.12% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.32% 11.88% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 325 355 477
Average salary £40,500 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.95% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
2650 3291 2961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.53% 26.27% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2913 2647
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 720 (100.00%) Windows
2 409 (56.81%) Active Directory
3 402 (55.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 380 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 369 (51.25%) VMware
6 337 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 285 (39.58%) MS Exchange
8 239 (33.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 227 (31.53%) DNS
10 215 (29.86%) Citrix
10 215 (29.86%) SQL Server
11 212 (29.44%) MS Excel
12 204 (28.33%) SQL
13 183 (25.42%) Cisco
13 183 (25.42%) Finance
13 183 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 162 (22.50%) Windows 7
15 153 (21.25%) ITIL
16 151 (20.97%) DHCP
17 149 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 131 (18.19%) MS Office
19 130 (18.06%) SAN
20 119 (16.53%) Hyper-V
21 116 (16.11%) PowerShell
22 115 (15.97%) MCSE
22 115 (15.97%) Firewall
23 109 (15.14%) TCP/IP
24 105 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
25 98 (13.61%) vSphere
26 95 (13.19%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 285 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 183 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (11.67%) IIS
4 83 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 68 (9.44%) SharePoint
7 53 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (6.39%) Lync
9 35 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (3.61%) Tomcat
11 20 (2.78%) WorkSite
12 14 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.81%) Apache
14 11 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (1.25%) WebSphere
15 9 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.97%) FileNet
17 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
17 3 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 212 (29.44%) MS Excel
2 131 (18.19%) MS Office
3 9 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (1.25%) SAP Business One
1 9 (1.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 7 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.06%) Office 365
2 17 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.36%) Mimecast
3 14 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.97%) SaaS
5 4 (0.56%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.28%) Datadog
6 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (31.53%) DNS
2 151 (20.97%) DHCP
3 130 (18.06%) SAN
4 115 (15.97%) Firewall
5 109 (15.14%) TCP/IP
6 85 (11.81%) LAN
7 73 (10.14%) WAN
8 43 (5.97%) VPN
9 32 (4.44%) NAS
10 30 (4.17%) VoIP
11 25 (3.47%) Internet
12 21 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (2.92%) Wireless
13 14 (1.94%) Unified Communications
13 14 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.94%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.81%) MPLS
14 13 (1.81%) VLAN
14 13 (1.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (29.86%) SQL Server
2 105 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.92%) MySQL
8 19 (2.64%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.25%) DTS
12 9 (1.25%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
16 2 (0.28%) OLAP
16 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.83%) Subversion
3 6 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.28%) JIRA
5 2 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 183 (25.42%) Finance
2 52 (7.22%) Banking
3 47 (6.53%) Legal
4 45 (6.25%) Law
5 40 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.17%) Advertising
7 16 (2.22%) Back Office
8 15 (2.08%) Marketing
9 11 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.39%) Electronics
11 7 (0.97%) Front Office
11 7 (0.97%) Retail
12 6 (0.83%) Publishing
13 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 152 (21.11%) Analyst
2 113 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 96 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 81 (11.25%) Administrator
5 67 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
7 47 (6.53%) Technical Support
8 45 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
10 41 (5.69%) IT Support
11 40 (5.56%) Consultant
12 34 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 34 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 32 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
14 29 (4.03%) Developer
15 27 (3.75%) Technical Support Analyst
16 24 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
17 23 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
18 22 (3.06%) Applications Support
19 20 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.50%) .NET
2 8 (1.11%) Web Services
3 7 (0.97%) HTML
4 6 (0.83%) CSS
4 6 (0.83%) SAML
4 6 (0.83%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.83%) jQuery
5 5 (0.69%) WSH
5 5 (0.69%) COM
6 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.28%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.14%) WAMP
9 1 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.14%) D3.js
9 1 (0.14%) Django
9 1 (0.14%) LAMP
9 1 (0.14%) SOAP
9 1 (0.14%) XML
9 1 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.28%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.14%) Replication
3 31 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.89%) Clustering
5 21 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.39%) PKI
9 9 (1.25%) DTV
9 9 (1.25%) iPhone
10 8 (1.11%) Statistics
10 8 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.97%) Robotics
12 4 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.42%) Kindle
13 3 (0.42%) GIS
13 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 720 (100.00%) Windows
2 402 (55.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 337 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 162 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 93 (12.92%) Linux
6 83 (11.53%) Windows XP
7 64 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 27 (3.75%) Windows Vista
9 19 (2.64%) Mac OS X
9 19 (2.64%) UNIX
10 18 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (2.08%) Android
12 13 (1.81%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.39%) CentOS
14 9 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.56%) NetWare
16 4 (0.56%) HPUX
17 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (21.25%) ITIL
2 64 (8.89%) Service Delivery
3 48 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (4.44%) Project Management
4 32 (4.44%) Network Management
5 29 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (3.89%) Migration
6 28 (3.89%) Mentoring
7 23 (3.19%) Change Management
8 22 (3.06%) Configuration Management
8 22 (3.06%) Asset Management
9 20 (2.78%) CRM
9 20 (2.78%) Time Management
10 18 (2.50%) Business Continuity
11 17 (2.36%) PRINCE2
11 17 (2.36%) DevOps
12 16 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (1.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 204 (28.33%) SQL
2 116 (16.11%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.06%) VBScript
3 22 (3.06%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.92%) T-SQL
5 19 (2.64%) Java
6 14 (1.94%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.67%) Perl
7 12 (1.67%) VBA
8 11 (1.53%) VB
9 10 (1.39%) PHP
10 9 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.11%) Python
12 7 (0.97%) C#
13 6 (0.83%) C
14 3 (0.42%) R
15 2 (0.28%) Scala
15 2 (0.28%) C++
16 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (15.97%) MCSE
3 69 (9.58%) Degree
4 65 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (8.19%) MCITP
6 54 (7.50%) CCNA
7 49 (6.81%) MCSA
8 29 (4.03%) MCTS
9 24 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.33%) MCP
10 21 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (2.64%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (2.50%) Security Cleared
13 15 (2.08%) CCA
14 13 (1.81%) CCNP
14 13 (1.81%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.56%) VCP5
17 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.83%) SLA
2 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.42%) QA
4 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 409 (56.81%) Active Directory
2 239 (33.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (16.53%) Hyper-V
4 98 (13.61%) vSphere
5 85 (11.81%) XenApp
6 36 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 29 (4.03%) XenServer
9 28 (3.89%) XenDesktop
10 27 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 21 (2.92%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.53%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.39%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.97%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.83%) UAG
17 5 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.69%) vCloud
17 5 (0.69%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 83 (11.53%) SCCM
2 67 (9.31%) SCOM
3 23 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.64%) NetBackup
5 18 (2.50%) WSUS
6 16 (2.22%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 11 (1.53%) SCVMM
9 9 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.25%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.97%) ARCserve
11 6 (0.83%) Puppet
12 5 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.69%) Nagios
12 5 (0.69%) WMI
13 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.56%) SCSM
14 3 (0.42%) Casper Suite
14 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.42%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 380 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 369 (51.25%) VMware
3 215 (29.86%) Citrix
4 183 (25.42%) Cisco
5 95 (13.19%) HP
6 64 (8.89%) NetApp
7 49 (6.81%) Avaya
8 48 (6.67%) EMC
9 41 (5.69%) Symantec
10 36 (5.00%) Dell
11 32 (4.44%) Oracle
12 28 (3.89%) Red Hat
13 27 (3.75%) CheckPoint
14 25 (3.47%) Juniper
15 24 (3.33%) SAP
16 20 (2.78%) Apple
17 19 (2.64%) F5
18 16 (2.22%) IBM
19 15 (2.08%) Veritas
19 15 (2.08%) AppSense
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: Bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago