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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 381 454 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.70% 4.38% 4.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.13% 15.81% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 333 422 463
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
2697 2872 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 27.70% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2472 2790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 839 (100.00%) Windows
2 516 (61.50%) Active Directory
3 484 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 415 (49.46%) VMware
5 381 (45.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 361 (43.03%) MS Exchange
7 343 (40.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 270 (32.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 252 (30.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 248 (29.56%) SQL Server
11 241 (28.72%) Citrix
12 237 (28.25%) DNS
13 234 (27.89%) Windows 7
14 221 (26.34%) MS Excel
15 220 (26.22%) Finance
16 202 (24.08%) Cisco
17 198 (23.60%) ITIL
18 196 (23.36%) SQL
19 179 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 178 (21.22%) DHCP
21 175 (20.86%) SAN
22 144 (17.16%) MS Office
23 142 (16.92%) MCSE
24 125 (14.90%) Linux
25 121 (14.42%) SQL Server 2008
26 120 (14.30%) vSphere
27 119 (14.18%) Firewall
28 111 (13.23%) TCP/IP
29 109 (12.99%) IIS
30 108 (12.87%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 361 (43.03%) MS Exchange
2 252 (30.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (12.99%) IIS
4 108 (12.87%) SharePoint
5 87 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 83 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 56 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 55 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (6.08%) Lync
10 29 (3.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (2.03%) Apache
12 15 (1.79%) Tomcat
13 14 (1.67%) WorkSite
14 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (1.07%) CMS
16 7 (0.83%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
17 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 221 (26.34%) MS Excel
2 144 (17.16%) MS Office
3 12 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.91%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 10 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.08%) Office 365
2 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.72%) SaaS
4 4 (0.48%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 237 (28.25%) DNS
2 178 (21.22%) DHCP
3 175 (20.86%) SAN
4 119 (14.18%) Firewall
5 111 (13.23%) TCP/IP
6 108 (12.87%) LAN
7 96 (11.44%) WAN
8 82 (9.77%) VPN
9 34 (4.05%) Internet
9 34 (4.05%) NAS
10 32 (3.81%) VoIP
11 28 (3.34%) Wireless
12 26 (3.10%) SSL
13 24 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (2.86%) IP Telephony
14 21 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (2.26%) NetScaler
17 17 (2.03%) LDAP
18 16 (1.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (29.56%) SQL Server
2 121 (14.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (10.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.03%) MySQL
10 16 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (1.31%) DTS
14 10 (1.19%) DB2
15 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.48%) MongoDB
18 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
18 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.15%) TeamCity
2 15 (1.79%) Selenium
3 14 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (1.67%) Subversion
3 14 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.67%) WebDriver
3 14 (1.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.24%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.24%) JIRA
5 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) MSI
6 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 220 (26.22%) Finance
2 61 (7.27%) Banking
3 48 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.89%) Law
5 36 (4.29%) Legal
6 34 (4.05%) Advertising
7 22 (2.62%) Back Office
8 17 (2.03%) Marketing
9 13 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.19%) Electronics
10 10 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.07%) Front Office
12 6 (0.72%) Publishing
13 5 (0.60%) Retail
14 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 184 (21.93%) Analyst
2 124 (14.78%) Support Analyst
3 119 (14.18%) Support Engineer
4 92 (10.97%) Administrator
5 80 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 60 (7.15%) Technical Support
7 54 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
8 51 (6.08%) Technical Analyst
8 51 (6.08%) IT Support
9 47 (5.60%) Technical Support Analyst
10 45 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 41 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 35 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 34 (4.05%) Consultant
15 30 (3.58%) Server Engineer
16 29 (3.46%) IT Support Analyst
16 29 (3.46%) Developer
16 29 (3.46%) Applications Support
17 28 (3.34%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.05%) .NET
2 20 (2.38%) Application Packaging
3 11 (1.31%) HTML
4 9 (1.07%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.95%) CSS
6 7 (0.83%) Web Services
7 6 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.60%) SAML
9 4 (0.48%) WSH
9 4 (0.48%) XML
9 4 (0.48%) Ajax
10 3 (0.36%) jQuery
10 3 (0.36%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.36%) MDX
10 3 (0.36%) Django
11 2 (0.24%) COM
11 2 (0.24%) XMPP
12 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.01%) Blackberry
2 65 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.96%) Clustering
4 33 (3.93%) Replication
5 23 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.26%) iPhone
8 15 (1.79%) PKI
9 13 (1.55%) GIS
10 10 (1.19%) DTV
10 10 (1.19%) Robotics
11 7 (0.83%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.72%) iPad
12 6 (0.72%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.48%) Symmetrix
14 4 (0.48%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 839 (100.00%) Windows
2 381 (45.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 343 (40.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 234 (27.89%) Windows 7
5 125 (14.90%) Linux
6 96 (11.44%) Windows XP
7 91 (10.85%) Windows 8
8 38 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (3.46%) Windows Vista
10 27 (3.22%) Mac OS X
11 25 (2.98%) UNIX
12 17 (2.03%) Android
13 14 (1.67%) Solaris
14 13 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (1.43%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.31%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.19%) AIX
18 9 (1.07%) CentOS
19 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
20 6 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (23.60%) ITIL
2 52 (6.20%) Migration
3 42 (5.01%) Change Management
4 36 (4.29%) Service Delivery
5 34 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (4.05%) Project Management
6 32 (3.81%) CRM
7 30 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (3.46%) Information Security
9 26 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (3.10%) Configuration Management
9 26 (3.10%) PRINCE
10 25 (2.98%) Mentoring
11 24 (2.86%) DevOps
12 20 (2.38%) Programme Management
12 20 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (2.26%) Database Security
13 19 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (2.15%) PRINCE2
15 17 (2.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 196 (23.36%) SQL
2 100 (11.92%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.29%) VB
4 33 (3.93%) C#
5 25 (2.98%) Java
6 22 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.50%) VBScript
7 21 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.79%) Perl
9 11 (1.31%) PHP
10 8 (0.95%) C
11 6 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.60%) C++
12 5 (0.60%) VC++
13 3 (0.36%) R
13 3 (0.36%) VBA
14 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.24%) Python
15 1 (0.12%) Ruby
15 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 179 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (16.92%) MCSE
3 108 (12.87%) Degree
4 86 (10.25%) MCSA
5 75 (8.94%) MCITP
6 68 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (4.89%) MCTS
8 37 (4.41%) CCNA
9 36 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (3.81%) MCP
11 27 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (2.62%) CCNP
12 22 (2.62%) Security Cleared
13 18 (2.15%) CCA
14 13 (1.55%) SC Cleared
15 10 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.83%) A+ Certification
17 6 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.48%) VCP5
19 3 (0.36%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.20%) SLA
2 18 (2.15%) QA
3 7 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 516 (61.50%) Active Directory
2 270 (32.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (14.30%) vSphere
4 97 (11.56%) Hyper-V
5 89 (10.61%) XenApp
6 50 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (5.96%) VMware ESX
7 44 (5.24%) XenDesktop
8 42 (5.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (2.26%) XenServer
10 15 (1.79%) MetaFrame
11 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.07%) UAG
12 9 (1.07%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.95%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.95%) vCloud
14 6 (0.72%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 100 (11.92%) SCCM
2 79 (9.42%) SCOM
3 26 (3.10%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.62%) SCOrch
5 18 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 12 (1.43%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (1.19%) WSUS
8 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.72%) SCSM
9 5 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.60%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.48%) WMI
10 4 (0.48%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.36%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.36%) Puppet
11 3 (0.36%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.36%) OVSD
Vendors
1 484 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 415 (49.46%) VMware
3 241 (28.72%) Citrix
4 202 (24.08%) Cisco
5 96 (11.44%) HP
6 71 (8.46%) NetApp
7 61 (7.27%) EMC
8 53 (6.32%) Red Hat
9 40 (4.77%) Dell
10 39 (4.65%) Symantec
11 35 (4.17%) Avaya
12 34 (4.05%) Oracle
13 31 (3.69%) Juniper
14 28 (3.34%) LANDesk
15 24 (2.86%) Mitel
16 22 (2.62%) AppSense
17 19 (2.26%) Open Text
17 19 (2.26%) Apple
17 19 (2.26%) IBM
18 18 (2.15%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 55000 plus benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 20% non-contributory pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago