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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 128 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 143 304 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.18% 3.05% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 12.23% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128 279 348
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,600 £63,250
UK excluding London median 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
1748 2486 3412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.62% 24.93% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 2168 3033
Median salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 319 (100.00%) Windows
2 218 (68.34%) Active Directory
3 202 (63.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 187 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 178 (55.80%) Microsoft
6 143 (44.83%) VMware
7 110 (34.48%) MS Exchange
8 108 (33.86%) Windows 7
9 94 (29.47%) Finance
10 89 (27.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 88 (27.59%) Citrix
12 87 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 82 (25.71%) PowerShell
13 82 (25.71%) SCCM
13 82 (25.71%) MS Office
14 80 (25.08%) DNS
15 74 (23.20%) ITIL
15 74 (23.20%) MS Excel
16 71 (22.26%) SQL Server
17 67 (21.00%) Cisco
17 67 (21.00%) Hyper-V
18 66 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 63 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
20 56 (17.55%) TCP/IP
21 51 (15.99%) XenApp
22 49 (15.36%) SCOM
22 49 (15.36%) VPN
22 49 (15.36%) SAN
23 48 (15.05%) LAN
24 47 (14.73%) DHCP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 63 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (14.73%) IIS
4 39 (12.23%) SharePoint
5 38 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (5.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (5.96%) Skype for Business
7 17 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.08%) Apache
8 13 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.88%) CMS
10 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.63%) Drupal
12 2 (0.63%) nginx
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.31%) FileNet
Applications
1 82 (25.71%) MS Office
2 74 (23.20%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.94%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.79%) Office 365
2 19 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.82%) SaaS
5 6 (1.88%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.31%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (25.08%) DNS
2 56 (17.55%) TCP/IP
3 49 (15.36%) SAN
3 49 (15.36%) VPN
4 48 (15.05%) LAN
5 47 (14.73%) DHCP
5 47 (14.73%) Firewall
6 43 (13.48%) WAN
7 25 (7.84%) VoIP
8 22 (6.90%) NetScaler
9 14 (4.39%) NAS
10 13 (4.08%) iSCSI
10 13 (4.08%) Wireless
11 12 (3.76%) SSL
12 11 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (3.13%) Skype
14 9 (2.82%) FTP
14 9 (2.82%) VLAN
15 6 (1.88%) DMZ
15 6 (1.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.26%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.57%) MySQL
8 4 (1.25%) GIS
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.31%) IDOL
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MSI
2 3 (0.94%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.31%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) WinDbg
General
1 94 (29.47%) Finance
2 38 (11.91%) Banking
3 30 (9.40%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.02%) Law
5 15 (4.70%) Retail
6 10 (3.13%) Advertising
6 10 (3.13%) Back Office
6 10 (3.13%) Legal
7 8 (2.51%) Games
8 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.25%) Billing
10 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.25%) Marketing
10 4 (1.25%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Automotive
12 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (23.82%) Analyst
2 53 (16.61%) Support Analyst
3 43 (13.48%) Support Engineer
4 41 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (11.91%) IT Support
6 30 (9.40%) Administrator
7 26 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (8.15%) Citrix Engineer
8 23 (7.21%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (6.58%) IT Analyst
9 21 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (6.27%) Desktop Support
11 19 (5.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support
11 19 (5.96%) Server Engineer
12 18 (5.64%) IT Support Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) Server Support
13 17 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 17 (5.33%) Senior Support Analyst
13 17 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.76%) .NET
2 10 (3.13%) Web Services
3 4 (1.25%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.94%) LAMP
4 3 (0.94%) MDX
5 2 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.63%) WSH
5 2 (0.63%) XML
5 2 (0.63%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) HTML5
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 25 (7.84%) Clustering
3 21 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.13%) iPhone
4 10 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.82%) VCE vBlock
6 6 (1.88%) iPad
6 6 (1.88%) Replication
7 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.57%) PKI
7 5 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.94%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.94%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.63%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.63%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 319 (100.00%) Windows
2 202 (63.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 187 (58.62%) Windows Server
4 108 (33.86%) Windows 7
5 89 (27.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (14.73%) Linux
6 47 (14.73%) Windows 8
7 21 (6.58%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.08%) VMS
9 11 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.82%) Windows 2000
10 9 (2.82%) Windows NT
11 7 (2.19%) CentOS
12 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.57%) Unix
13 5 (1.57%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.20%) ITIL
2 26 (8.15%) Migration
3 25 (7.84%) Change Management
4 23 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (6.27%) Patch Management
6 18 (5.64%) Service Management
7 15 (4.70%) Project Management
8 13 (4.08%) PRINCE2
8 13 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.76%) Load Balancing
9 12 (3.76%) Mentoring
9 12 (3.76%) Server Virtualisation
10 11 (3.45%) Data Protection
10 11 (3.45%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.45%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 11 (3.45%) Workflow
11 9 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 42 (13.17%) SQL
3 14 (4.39%) VBScript
4 13 (4.08%) VB
5 8 (2.51%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.51%) C
6 7 (2.19%) Perl
6 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.94%) PHP
7 3 (0.94%) Python
8 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.63%) Ruby
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
9 1 (0.31%) C#
9 1 (0.31%) Java
9 1 (0.31%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 66 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (11.29%) MCSE
3 33 (10.34%) Degree
4 30 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (6.58%) CCNA
7 20 (6.27%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (5.96%) MCSA
9 18 (5.64%) MCP
10 15 (4.70%) CCA
11 13 (4.08%) MCITP
12 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.88%) CCNP
14 5 (1.57%) MCDST
14 5 (1.57%) MCTS
14 5 (1.57%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.57%) Server+ Certification
15 3 (0.94%) CCEE
15 3 (0.94%) MOS
16 2 (0.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO15022
2 2 (0.63%) ISO20022
System Software
1 218 (68.34%) Active Directory
2 87 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (21.00%) Hyper-V
4 51 (15.99%) XenApp
5 41 (12.85%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (12.23%) XenDesktop
7 35 (10.97%) vSphere
8 29 (9.09%) VMware ESX
9 12 (3.76%) Terminal Services
10 10 (3.13%) NFS
10 10 (3.13%) vCloud
11 9 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (2.51%) XenServer
13 6 (1.88%) Corosync
14 4 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.25%) Xen
15 3 (0.94%) Cronacle
15 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 82 (25.71%) SCCM
2 49 (15.36%) SCOM
3 15 (4.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (3.76%) vMotion
5 10 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.13%) Nagios
5 10 (3.13%) WSUS
6 9 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.19%) SCOrch
7 7 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (1.88%) Cacti
8 6 (1.88%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.88%) Pacemaker
8 6 (1.88%) Puppet
8 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.57%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.25%) EdgeSight
10 4 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 178 (55.80%) Microsoft
2 143 (44.83%) VMware
3 88 (27.59%) Citrix
4 67 (21.00%) Cisco
5 24 (7.52%) HP
6 21 (6.58%) Symantec
7 18 (5.64%) Mitel
8 16 (5.02%) Dell
9 12 (3.76%) EMC
10 11 (3.45%) Juniper
11 10 (3.13%) Remedy
11 10 (3.13%) Wyse
12 9 (2.82%) Intel Security
12 9 (2.82%) NetApp
12 9 (2.82%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.19%) iManage
14 6 (1.88%) Brocade
14 6 (1.88%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (1.88%) Oracle
14 6 (1.88%) Sage
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