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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 374 440 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.60% 4.17% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.65% 15.50% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 342 407 451
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
2740 2838 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.36% 26.92% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2427 2559
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £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 2 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 2 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.

1 852 (100.00%) Windows
2 521 (61.15%) Active Directory
3 490 (57.51%) Microsoft
4 421 (49.41%) VMware
5 405 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 369 (43.31%) MS Exchange
7 353 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 264 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 247 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
10 244 (28.64%) DNS
11 243 (28.52%) Windows 7
12 242 (28.40%) Citrix
13 239 (28.05%) MS Excel
14 236 (27.70%) SQL Server
15 211 (24.77%) SQL
16 209 (24.53%) Finance
17 200 (23.47%) Cisco
18 197 (23.12%) ITIL
19 177 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 171 (20.07%) SAN
21 168 (19.72%) DHCP
22 158 (18.54%) MS Office
23 144 (16.90%) MCSE
24 123 (14.44%) vSphere
25 122 (14.32%) Firewall
26 119 (13.97%) Linux
26 119 (13.97%) TCP/IP
27 112 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
28 111 (13.03%) PowerShell
29 110 (12.91%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 369 (43.31%) MS Exchange
2 247 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (12.79%) SharePoint
4 99 (11.62%) IIS
5 97 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 90 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 54 (6.34%) Lync
8 54 (6.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (2.46%) WorkSite
11 13 (1.53%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.41%) Apache
13 11 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.82%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.82%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (0.82%) FileNet
16 5 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 239 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 158 (18.54%) MS Office
3 15 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 11 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.92%) Office 365
2 19 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.82%) SaaS
4 4 (0.47%) IaaS
4 4 (0.47%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (28.64%) DNS
2 171 (20.07%) SAN
3 168 (19.72%) DHCP
4 122 (14.32%) Firewall
5 119 (13.97%) TCP/IP
6 99 (11.62%) LAN
7 88 (10.33%) WAN
8 81 (9.51%) VPN
9 39 (4.58%) VoIP
10 33 (3.87%) Internet
10 33 (3.87%) NAS
11 31 (3.64%) Wireless
12 23 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (2.35%) SSL
15 19 (2.23%) IP Telephony
15 19 (2.23%) VLAN
16 16 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (1.88%) NetScaler
17 15 (1.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 112 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (9.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.88%) MySQL
10 15 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (1.17%) DTS
13 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (0.35%) MS Access
16 3 (0.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (1.88%) TeamCity
2 13 (1.53%) Selenium
2 13 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (1.41%) Subversion
3 12 (1.41%) WebDriver
3 12 (1.41%) SpecFlow
4 10 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 209 (24.53%) Finance
2 65 (7.63%) Banking
3 48 (5.63%) Legal
4 46 (5.40%) Law
5 44 (5.16%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.11%) Advertising
7 22 (2.58%) Back Office
8 18 (2.11%) Marketing
9 16 (1.88%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.29%) Electronics
12 9 (1.06%) Front Office
13 8 (0.94%) Publishing
14 5 (0.59%) Retail
15 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.35%) Billing
17 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 194 (22.77%) Analyst
2 127 (14.91%) Support Analyst
2 127 (14.91%) Support Engineer
3 100 (11.74%) Administrator
4 77 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (7.39%) Systems Administrator
6 56 (6.57%) Technical Support
7 55 (6.46%) IT Support
8 49 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 47 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 46 (5.40%) Technical Analyst
11 43 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
12 42 (4.93%) Technical Support Analyst
13 37 (4.34%) Consultant
14 33 (3.87%) IT Support Analyst
15 30 (3.52%) Architect
16 29 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 28 (3.29%) Developer
17 28 (3.29%) Applications Support
18 27 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.64%) .NET
2 17 (2.00%) Application Packaging
3 11 (1.29%) HTML
4 8 (0.94%) CSS
5 6 (0.70%) WSH
5 6 (0.70%) SAML
6 5 (0.59%) Web Services
7 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.35%) Django
8 3 (0.35%) jQuery
8 3 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.35%) COM
9 2 (0.23%) XML
9 2 (0.23%) XSLT
10 1 (0.12%) XHTML
10 1 (0.12%) DHTML
10 1 (0.12%) Ajax
10 1 (0.12%) SOAP
10 1 (0.12%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.39%) Blackberry
2 58 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.23%) Clustering
4 32 (3.76%) Replication
5 23 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.58%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.11%) iPhone
9 15 (1.76%) PKI
10 11 (1.29%) DTV
11 10 (1.17%) Robotics
12 9 (1.06%) GIS
12 9 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.06%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.82%) iPad
14 6 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (0.70%) Statistics
15 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.47%) CLARiiON
15 4 (0.47%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 852 (100.00%) Windows
2 405 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 353 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 243 (28.52%) Windows 7
5 119 (13.97%) Linux
6 107 (12.56%) Windows XP
7 96 (11.27%) Windows 8
8 34 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (3.87%) Windows Vista
10 27 (3.17%) UNIX
10 27 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 16 (1.88%) Android
12 13 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (1.53%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.94%) CentOS
13 8 (0.94%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.47%) NetWare
16 4 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (23.12%) ITIL
2 54 (6.34%) Service Delivery
3 53 (6.22%) Migration
4 41 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (4.69%) Change Management
6 37 (4.34%) Project Management
7 35 (4.11%) CRM
8 30 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (3.29%) Mentoring
10 26 (3.05%) Configuration Management
11 24 (2.82%) Information Security
11 24 (2.82%) DevOps
12 23 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (2.70%) PRINCE2
13 20 (2.35%) Asset Management
13 20 (2.35%) Database Security
14 18 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (2.11%) Document Management
14 18 (2.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 211 (24.77%) SQL
2 111 (13.03%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.87%) VB
4 28 (3.29%) C#
5 26 (3.05%) Java
5 26 (3.05%) VBScript
6 23 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.64%) Perl
9 11 (1.29%) PHP
10 7 (0.82%) C
10 7 (0.82%) VBA
11 5 (0.59%) Python
11 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.47%) C++
13 3 (0.35%) VC++
13 3 (0.35%) R
14 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.12%) Ruby
15 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (16.90%) MCSE
3 88 (10.33%) Degree
4 75 (8.80%) MCITP
4 75 (8.80%) MCSA
5 62 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (4.81%) MCTS
7 40 (4.69%) CCNA
8 34 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (3.52%) MCP
10 27 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (2.11%) CCA
11 18 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.88%) Security Cleared
12 16 (1.88%) VCP4
13 15 (1.76%) CCNP
14 11 (1.29%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.70%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.45%) SLA
2 15 (1.76%) QA
3 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 521 (61.15%) Active Directory
2 264 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (14.44%) vSphere
4 110 (12.91%) Hyper-V
5 97 (11.38%) XenApp
6 50 (5.87%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (5.05%) XenDesktop
8 41 (4.81%) VMware ESX
9 40 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (2.70%) XenServer
11 13 (1.53%) MetaFrame
12 11 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.17%) ISA Server
14 9 (1.06%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.94%) UAG
15 8 (0.94%) vCloud
15 8 (0.94%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 104 (12.21%) SCCM
2 84 (9.86%) SCOM
3 23 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 21 (2.46%) NetBackup
5 20 (2.35%) SCOrch
6 16 (1.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (1.64%) SCVMM
8 12 (1.41%) WSUS
9 6 (0.70%) WMI
9 6 (0.70%) SCSM
10 5 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.47%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.47%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.47%) Puppet
11 4 (0.47%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.35%) Casper Suite
12 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 490 (57.51%) Microsoft
2 421 (49.41%) VMware
3 242 (28.40%) Citrix
4 200 (23.47%) Cisco
5 105 (12.32%) HP
6 64 (7.51%) NetApp
7 58 (6.81%) EMC
8 46 (5.40%) Red Hat
9 44 (5.16%) Symantec
10 41 (4.81%) Dell
11 39 (4.58%) Avaya
12 27 (3.17%) CheckPoint
13 25 (2.93%) Juniper
13 25 (2.93%) Oracle
14 24 (2.82%) AppSense
15 23 (2.70%) LANDesk
16 20 (2.35%) Apple
17 19 (2.23%) SAP
18 18 (2.11%) Veritas
18 18 (2.11%) Veeam
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + generous package (inc bonus)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Sirec Technologies Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% on call allowance + bens
Posted: 4 days ago