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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 390 443 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.68% 3.85% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.90% 14.41% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 361 407 484
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
2805 3074 2795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.49% 26.73% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 2675 2525
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 March 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.

1 836 (100.00%) Windows
2 505 (60.41%) Active Directory
3 461 (55.14%) Microsoft
4 416 (49.76%) VMware
5 415 (49.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 362 (43.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 347 (41.51%) MS Exchange
8 261 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 247 (29.55%) DNS
10 246 (29.43%) MS Excel
11 245 (29.31%) SQL Server
12 237 (28.35%) Citrix
13 228 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 219 (26.20%) SQL
15 215 (25.72%) Windows 7
16 204 (24.40%) Finance
17 198 (23.68%) Cisco
18 181 (21.65%) ITIL
19 171 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
20 162 (19.38%) DHCP
21 159 (19.02%) SAN
22 156 (18.66%) MS Office
23 135 (16.15%) Firewall
24 130 (15.55%) MCSE
25 119 (14.23%) Hyper-V
26 118 (14.11%) Linux
27 116 (13.88%) TCP/IP
27 116 (13.88%) vSphere
28 115 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
29 114 (13.64%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 347 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 228 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (12.08%) IIS
4 93 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 90 (10.77%) SharePoint
6 85 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 51 (6.10%) Lync
9 43 (5.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.51%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (2.27%) WorkSite
12 14 (1.67%) Apache
13 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.84%) FileNet
16 5 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.48%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 246 (29.43%) MS Excel
2 156 (18.66%) MS Office
3 15 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 11 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.60%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.30%) Office 365
2 19 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.08%) SaaS
4 6 (0.72%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.12%) Datadog
6 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (29.55%) DNS
2 162 (19.38%) DHCP
3 159 (19.02%) SAN
4 135 (16.15%) Firewall
5 116 (13.88%) TCP/IP
6 95 (11.36%) LAN
7 84 (10.05%) WAN
8 68 (8.13%) VPN
9 39 (4.67%) VoIP
10 34 (4.07%) NAS
11 33 (3.95%) Internet
12 29 (3.47%) Wireless
13 24 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (1.79%) VLAN
16 15 (1.79%) IP Telephony
17 13 (1.56%) iSCSI
17 13 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
17 13 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 115 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (5.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.39%) MySQL
9 15 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.20%) DTS
12 7 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
16 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 16 (1.91%) TeamCity
2 14 (1.67%) Subversion
3 13 (1.56%) Selenium
4 12 (1.44%) WebDriver
4 12 (1.44%) SpecFlow
5 11 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.24%) JIRA
11 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.12%) Maven
11 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 204 (24.40%) Finance
2 61 (7.30%) Banking
3 54 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 51 (6.10%) Legal
5 49 (5.86%) Law
6 34 (4.07%) Advertising
7 23 (2.75%) Back Office
8 18 (2.15%) Marketing
9 15 (1.79%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.32%) Electronics
12 10 (1.20%) Front Office
13 7 (0.84%) Publishing
14 6 (0.72%) Retail
15 5 (0.60%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 187 (22.37%) Analyst
2 128 (15.31%) Support Engineer
3 120 (14.35%) Support Analyst
4 97 (11.60%) Administrator
5 75 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (7.54%) Systems Administrator
7 56 (6.70%) Technical Support
8 51 (6.10%) IT Support
9 48 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
11 45 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
12 43 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
13 38 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
14 37 (4.43%) Consultant
15 32 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (3.47%) IT Support Analyst
17 28 (3.35%) Developer
18 26 (3.11%) Architect
19 25 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 23 (2.75%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.11%) .NET
2 11 (1.32%) Application Packaging
3 9 (1.08%) HTML
4 7 (0.84%) Web Services
4 7 (0.84%) WSH
5 6 (0.72%) SAML
5 6 (0.72%) CSS
6 5 (0.60%) COM
7 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.36%) Django
8 3 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.24%) jQuery
10 1 (0.12%) MDX
10 1 (0.12%) SOAP
10 1 (0.12%) XML
10 1 (0.12%) XSLT
10 1 (0.12%) XHTML
10 1 (0.12%) D3.js
10 1 (0.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.66%) Blackberry
2 45 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.31%) Replication
4 32 (3.83%) Clustering
5 28 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.23%) Hedge funds
7 21 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 15 (1.79%) PKI
8 15 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 15 (1.79%) iPhone
9 11 (1.32%) DTV
10 10 (1.20%) Robotics
11 8 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.84%) Statistics
13 5 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.60%) iPad
13 5 (0.60%) GIS
14 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 836 (100.00%) Windows
2 415 (49.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 362 (43.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 215 (25.72%) Windows 7
5 118 (14.11%) Linux
6 104 (12.44%) Windows XP
7 84 (10.05%) Windows 8
8 31 (3.71%) Windows Vista
9 26 (3.11%) Mac OS X
9 26 (3.11%) UNIX
10 25 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (2.39%) Android
12 15 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (1.20%) CentOS
15 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.60%) Solaris
18 4 (0.48%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (21.65%) ITIL
2 60 (7.18%) Service Delivery
3 46 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (5.14%) Migration
4 43 (5.14%) Project Management
5 36 (4.31%) CRM
6 33 (3.95%) Change Management
6 33 (3.95%) Mentoring
7 29 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (3.35%) Asset Management
9 26 (3.11%) Network Management
10 25 (2.99%) Configuration Management
11 24 (2.87%) DevOps
12 21 (2.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (2.51%) PRINCE2
12 21 (2.51%) Business Continuity
13 20 (2.39%) Time Management
14 18 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 219 (26.20%) SQL
2 114 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.59%) VB
4 27 (3.23%) C#
4 27 (3.23%) Java
5 26 (3.11%) VBScript
6 23 (2.75%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.51%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.44%) Perl
8 12 (1.44%) PHP
9 9 (1.08%) VBA
10 8 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.72%) Python
13 5 (0.60%) C
14 3 (0.36%) C++
14 3 (0.36%) R
15 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) VC++
15 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 171 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (15.55%) MCSE
3 81 (9.69%) Degree
4 75 (8.97%) MCITP
5 66 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (7.42%) MCSA
7 50 (5.98%) CCNA
8 38 (4.55%) MCTS
9 34 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (3.83%) MCP
11 25 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (2.15%) CCA
14 15 (1.79%) Security Cleared
15 12 (1.44%) CCNP
16 11 (1.32%) SC Cleared
17 5 (0.60%) VCP5
17 5 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.48%) A+ Certification
18 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.93%) SLA
2 13 (1.56%) QA
3 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 505 (60.41%) Active Directory
2 261 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (14.23%) Hyper-V
4 116 (13.88%) vSphere
5 97 (11.60%) XenApp
6 49 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (4.19%) XenDesktop
9 33 (3.95%) VMware ESX
10 30 (3.59%) XenServer
11 19 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.32%) ISA Server
13 10 (1.20%) VMware Server
13 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (1.08%) MetaFrame
15 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.72%) UAG
16 4 (0.48%) vCloud
16 4 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 102 (12.20%) SCCM
2 80 (9.57%) SCOM
3 22 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 21 (2.51%) Backup Exec
5 20 (2.39%) SCOrch
6 18 (2.15%) WSUS
6 18 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (1.67%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.84%) WMI
9 6 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (0.72%) SCSM
10 5 (0.60%) Puppet
11 4 (0.48%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.36%) Nagios
12 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.36%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.36%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 461 (55.14%) Microsoft
2 416 (49.76%) VMware
3 237 (28.35%) Citrix
4 198 (23.68%) Cisco
5 107 (12.80%) HP
6 67 (8.01%) NetApp
7 48 (5.74%) EMC
8 47 (5.62%) Avaya
8 47 (5.62%) Symantec
9 42 (5.02%) Dell
10 39 (4.67%) Red Hat
11 32 (3.83%) Juniper
12 29 (3.47%) CheckPoint
13 26 (3.11%) Oracle
14 25 (2.99%) SAP
15 21 (2.51%) Apple
16 20 (2.39%) AppSense
17 19 (2.27%) Veritas
18 17 (2.03%) Veeam
19 16 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
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