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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 82 88 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 301 380 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.00% 3.01% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.10% 11.25% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 276 344 436
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
2487 3378 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.78% 26.74% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 3000 2700
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 £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 22 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 22 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.

1 669 (100.00%) Windows
2 385 (57.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 365 (54.56%) Active Directory
4 350 (52.32%) Microsoft
5 349 (52.17%) VMware
6 314 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 256 (38.27%) MS Exchange
8 216 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 214 (31.99%) DNS
10 206 (30.79%) SQL Server
11 204 (30.49%) Citrix
12 195 (29.15%) MS Excel
13 194 (29.00%) SQL
14 182 (27.20%) Finance
15 163 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 160 (23.92%) Cisco
17 142 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
18 139 (20.78%) DHCP
18 139 (20.78%) ITIL
19 133 (19.88%) Windows 7
20 115 (17.19%) MS Office
21 114 (17.04%) SAN
21 114 (17.04%) Hyper-V
22 113 (16.89%) PowerShell
23 109 (16.29%) MCSE
24 105 (15.70%) TCP/IP
25 100 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
26 99 (14.80%) Firewall
27 95 (14.20%) vSphere
28 86 (12.86%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 256 (38.27%) MS Exchange
2 163 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (11.96%) IIS
4 77 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (10.31%) SharePoint
6 60 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 42 (6.28%) Lync
9 33 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (3.59%) Tomcat
11 21 (3.14%) WorkSite
12 15 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.64%) Apache
14 10 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (1.35%) WebSphere
16 8 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (1.05%) FileNet
17 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
18 3 (0.45%) nginx
18 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 195 (29.15%) MS Excel
2 115 (17.19%) MS Office
3 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) SAP Business One
2 7 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Eikon
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.07%) Office 365
2 19 (2.84%) Mimecast
3 16 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.75%) SaaS
6 4 (0.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
8 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.30%) Datadog
8 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 214 (31.99%) DNS
2 139 (20.78%) DHCP
3 114 (17.04%) SAN
4 105 (15.70%) TCP/IP
5 99 (14.80%) Firewall
6 77 (11.51%) LAN
7 69 (10.31%) WAN
8 35 (5.23%) VPN
9 33 (4.93%) NAS
10 27 (4.04%) VoIP
11 21 (3.14%) Internet
12 16 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.24%) Wireless
14 14 (2.09%) Kerberos
15 13 (1.94%) NetScaler
15 13 (1.94%) Unified Communications
15 13 (1.94%) SSL
15 13 (1.94%) VLAN
16 12 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (30.79%) SQL Server
2 100 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (9.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.54%) MySQL
10 12 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.35%) DTS
13 7 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
16 3 (0.45%) OLAP
16 3 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.20%) Subversion
3 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.90%) JIRA
5 6 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.15%) Hudson
7 1 (0.15%) MSI
7 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 182 (27.20%) Finance
2 49 (7.32%) Banking
2 49 (7.32%) Legal
3 40 (5.98%) Law
4 35 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.44%) Advertising
6 14 (2.09%) Marketing
7 13 (1.94%) Back Office
8 9 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.20%) Electronics
9 8 (1.20%) Retail
10 7 (1.05%) Publishing
11 5 (0.75%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (21.08%) Analyst
2 102 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 83 (12.41%) Support Analyst
4 77 (11.51%) Administrator
5 58 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
8 43 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (6.28%) Technical Support
10 36 (5.38%) IT Support
11 35 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 35 (5.23%) Consultant
12 29 (4.33%) Developer
12 29 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 27 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (3.29%) Technical Support Analyst
14 22 (3.29%) IT Support Analyst
15 20 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
16 19 (2.84%) Applications Support
16 19 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.99%) .NET
2 9 (1.35%) Web Services
3 7 (1.05%) jQuery
4 6 (0.90%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.90%) HTML
4 6 (0.90%) CSS
4 6 (0.90%) SAML
5 5 (0.75%) COM
6 4 (0.60%) WSH
6 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.45%) WAMP
7 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.45%) LAMP
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.15%) D3.js
9 1 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.15%) J2EE
9 1 (0.15%) XSLT
9 1 (0.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.38%) Replication
2 32 (4.78%) Blackberry
2 32 (4.78%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.44%) Clustering
5 20 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.39%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.39%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.49%) PKI
10 8 (1.20%) iPhone
10 8 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.05%) DTV
11 7 (1.05%) Statistics
12 4 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.45%) NHS
13 3 (0.45%) PDA
13 3 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 669 (100.00%) Windows
2 385 (57.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 314 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 133 (19.88%) Windows 7
5 86 (12.86%) Linux
6 72 (10.76%) Windows XP
7 52 (7.77%) Windows 8
8 23 (3.44%) Windows Vista
9 19 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (2.54%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.39%) UNIX
12 13 (1.94%) Android
13 10 (1.49%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.20%) CentOS
15 6 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.75%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.60%) NetWare
18 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (20.78%) ITIL
2 63 (9.42%) Service Delivery
3 46 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (4.93%) Network Management
5 30 (4.48%) Project Management
6 29 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (4.04%) Mentoring
8 24 (3.59%) Migration
9 23 (3.44%) Change Management
10 21 (3.14%) Configuration Management
11 20 (2.99%) Time Management
11 20 (2.99%) Asset Management
12 16 (2.39%) Business Continuity
13 15 (2.24%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (2.24%) PRINCE2
13 15 (2.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (2.24%) Incident Management
14 13 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (1.94%) Workflow
14 13 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 194 (29.00%) SQL
2 113 (16.89%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.29%) JavaScript
4 21 (3.14%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.54%) VBScript
6 16 (2.39%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.09%) Java
8 12 (1.79%) VBA
9 11 (1.64%) VB
9 11 (1.64%) Perl
10 10 (1.49%) Python
10 10 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.20%) PHP
12 6 (0.90%) C#
13 3 (0.45%) R
13 3 (0.45%) C
13 3 (0.45%) C++
14 2 (0.30%) Scala
15 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (16.29%) MCSE
3 66 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (9.27%) Degree
5 58 (8.67%) CCNA
6 56 (8.37%) MCITP
7 44 (6.58%) MCSA
8 25 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (3.74%) MCP
9 24 (3.59%) MCTS
10 20 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (2.24%) CCA
13 13 (1.94%) CCNP
14 12 (1.79%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (0.60%) VCP5
18 3 (0.45%) A+ Certification
18 3 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (12.11%) SLA
2 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 365 (54.56%) Active Directory
2 216 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 95 (14.20%) vSphere
5 80 (11.96%) XenApp
6 30 (4.48%) VMware ESX
6 30 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (4.33%) XenServer
8 26 (3.89%) XenDesktop
9 21 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.35%) ISA Server
11 9 (1.35%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.20%) UAG
13 7 (1.05%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.75%) vCloud
14 5 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (0.75%) Xen
14 5 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 80 (11.96%) SCCM
2 60 (8.97%) SCOM
3 20 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.54%) WSUS
5 15 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 14 (2.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (1.64%) AirWatch
8 10 (1.49%) SCOrch
9 9 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.20%) SCVMM
11 7 (1.05%) Nagios
11 7 (1.05%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.90%) Puppet
13 5 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.60%) WMI
14 4 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.60%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.45%) Casper Suite
15 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 350 (52.32%) Microsoft
2 349 (52.17%) VMware
3 204 (30.49%) Citrix
4 160 (23.92%) Cisco
5 81 (12.11%) HP
6 57 (8.52%) NetApp
7 46 (6.88%) Avaya
8 39 (5.83%) EMC
9 37 (5.53%) Oracle
10 34 (5.08%) Symantec
11 27 (4.04%) Dell
12 24 (3.59%) CheckPoint
13 23 (3.44%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.44%) SAP
13 23 (3.44%) Juniper
14 22 (3.29%) Apple
15 19 (2.84%) F5
16 17 (2.54%) Sun
17 14 (2.09%) IBM
17 14 (2.09%) Reuters
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