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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 106 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 250 396 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.41% 3.05% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.24% 11.42% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 229 349 407
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £70,000 £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
2441 3467 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.56% 26.70% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 3068 2963
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 June 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 June 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.

1 637 (100.00%) Windows
2 385 (60.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 352 (55.26%) VMware
4 330 (51.81%) Active Directory
5 313 (49.14%) Microsoft
6 287 (45.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 252 (39.56%) MS Exchange
8 211 (33.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 205 (32.18%) DNS
10 192 (30.14%) Citrix
11 182 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 179 (28.10%) Finance
13 178 (27.94%) SQL Server
14 177 (27.79%) SQL
15 162 (25.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 153 (24.02%) Cisco
17 147 (23.08%) DHCP
18 137 (21.51%) ITIL
19 127 (19.94%) Windows 7
20 125 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 121 (19.00%) SAN
22 118 (18.52%) TCP/IP
23 114 (17.90%) MS Office
24 112 (17.58%) PowerShell
25 109 (17.11%) Hyper-V
26 107 (16.80%) Firewall
27 95 (14.91%) vSphere
28 93 (14.60%) MCSE
29 91 (14.29%) Linux
30 89 (13.97%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 252 (39.56%) MS Exchange
2 162 (25.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (12.09%) IIS
4 67 (10.52%) SharePoint
4 67 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (6.28%) Lync
7 37 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 33 (5.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (4.08%) Tomcat
10 19 (2.98%) WorkSite
11 17 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (2.04%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.88%) Apache
14 11 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (1.57%) FileNet
16 7 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 182 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 114 (17.90%) MS Office
3 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.57%) SAP Business One
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.63%) Office 365
2 20 (3.14%) Mimecast
3 16 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.78%) SaaS
6 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) Datadog
7 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.31%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 205 (32.18%) DNS
2 147 (23.08%) DHCP
3 121 (19.00%) SAN
4 118 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 107 (16.80%) Firewall
6 89 (13.97%) LAN
7 85 (13.34%) WAN
8 43 (6.75%) NAS
9 26 (4.08%) VPN
10 24 (3.77%) VoIP
11 17 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (2.51%) Internet
13 14 (2.20%) Unified Communications
14 12 (1.88%) VLAN
14 12 (1.88%) Wireless
14 12 (1.88%) MPLS
15 11 (1.73%) SSL
15 11 (1.73%) Kerberos
15 11 (1.73%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 84 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (7.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 46 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.83%) MySQL
7 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.47%) OLAP
13 3 (0.47%) DTS
13 3 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.41%) Subversion
2 7 (1.10%) JIRA
2 7 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.31%) Hudson
6 2 (0.31%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.16%) MSI
7 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
General
1 179 (28.10%) Finance
2 47 (7.38%) Legal
3 43 (6.75%) Banking
4 37 (5.81%) Law
5 26 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.51%) Advertising
7 11 (1.73%) Back Office
8 10 (1.57%) Marketing
9 8 (1.26%) Retail
10 7 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.94%) Publishing
12 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.63%) Front Office
13 4 (0.63%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
14 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 148 (23.23%) Analyst
2 98 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 82 (12.87%) Support Analyst
4 75 (11.77%) Administrator
5 59 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 51 (8.01%) Systems Administrator
7 42 (6.59%) Technical Support
8 40 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 38 (5.97%) IT Support
10 37 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 28 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (3.45%) Developer
14 22 (3.45%) Consultant
15 21 (3.30%) Junior
15 21 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
15 21 (3.30%) Service Analyst
16 19 (2.98%) Technical Support Analyst
17 17 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.83%) .NET
2 11 (1.73%) Web Services
3 8 (1.26%) CSS
3 8 (1.26%) HTML
4 7 (1.10%) jQuery
5 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.78%) COM
7 4 (0.63%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.47%) WAMP
8 3 (0.47%) WSH
8 3 (0.47%) LAMP
9 2 (0.31%) SAML
9 2 (0.31%) SOAP
9 2 (0.31%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.31%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.16%) XSLT
10 1 (0.16%) XHTML
10 1 (0.16%) J2EE
10 1 (0.16%) Middleware
10 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.44%) Blackberry
3 32 (5.02%) Replication
4 28 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.61%) Hedge funds
7 18 (2.83%) Clustering
8 17 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.35%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.35%) Fat Client
10 14 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (2.20%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.57%) Statistics
12 7 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (0.94%) iPhone
14 5 (0.78%) Handset
15 4 (0.63%) PKI
16 3 (0.47%) Robotics
16 3 (0.47%) DTV
16 3 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 637 (100.00%) Windows
2 385 (60.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 287 (45.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 127 (19.94%) Windows 7
5 91 (14.29%) Linux
6 59 (9.26%) Windows XP
7 44 (6.91%) Windows 8
8 21 (3.30%) UNIX
9 19 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.51%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.88%) CentOS
12 10 (1.57%) Android
12 10 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.94%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.63%) VMS
14 4 (0.63%) NetWare
14 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.63%) Debian
14 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (21.51%) ITIL
2 68 (10.68%) Service Delivery
3 42 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (5.34%) Network Management
5 31 (4.87%) Project Management
6 27 (4.24%) Migration
6 27 (4.24%) Mentoring
7 26 (4.08%) Change Management
8 20 (3.14%) Service Management
9 19 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (2.98%) Asset Management
10 18 (2.83%) Incident Management
11 17 (2.67%) Time Management
11 17 (2.67%) Business Continuity
11 17 (2.67%) Configuration Management
12 16 (2.51%) Data Protection
12 16 (2.51%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (2.35%) Server Building
14 13 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.79%) SQL
2 112 (17.58%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.61%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.83%) VBScript
5 17 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 16 (2.51%) Java
7 15 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.73%) Python
8 11 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.57%) VBA
10 9 (1.41%) Perl
11 7 (1.10%) PHP
11 7 (1.10%) VB
12 5 (0.78%) C#
13 3 (0.47%) C++
13 3 (0.47%) C
14 2 (0.31%) Scala
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (14.60%) MCSE
3 59 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (8.79%) CCNA
5 52 (8.16%) Degree
6 51 (8.01%) MCITP
7 35 (5.49%) MCSA
8 23 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (3.14%) MCP
9 20 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (2.98%) MCTS
11 13 (2.04%) CCA
11 13 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.88%) Security Cleared
13 10 (1.57%) CCNP
14 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.47%) HND
16 3 (0.47%) CCIE
16 3 (0.47%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (12.40%) SLA
2 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.31%) QA
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 330 (51.81%) Active Directory
2 211 (33.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (17.11%) Hyper-V
4 95 (14.91%) vSphere
5 70 (10.99%) XenApp
6 36 (5.65%) VMware ESX
7 33 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (3.77%) XenServer
9 20 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
10 14 (2.20%) XenDesktop
11 13 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.57%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.94%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.63%) Xen
16 4 (0.63%) UAG
17 3 (0.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 74 (11.62%) SCCM
2 52 (8.16%) SCOM
3 18 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.51%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.35%) WSUS
6 11 (1.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (1.73%) AirWatch
7 9 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.26%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.26%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.10%) Nagios
9 7 (1.10%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.78%) Puppet
10 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.63%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.63%) EMC VPLEX
12 3 (0.47%) SCSM
12 3 (0.47%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 352 (55.26%) VMware
2 313 (49.14%) Microsoft
3 192 (30.14%) Citrix
4 153 (24.02%) Cisco
5 81 (12.72%) HP
6 60 (9.42%) NetApp
7 44 (6.91%) EMC
8 43 (6.75%) Oracle
9 40 (6.28%) Avaya
10 34 (5.34%) Symantec
11 25 (3.92%) Red Hat
12 24 (3.77%) Juniper
13 23 (3.61%) Apple
13 23 (3.61%) Dell
14 22 (3.45%) CheckPoint
15 20 (3.14%) SAP
15 20 (3.14%) Sun
15 20 (3.14%) Mitel
16 19 (2.98%) F5
17 17 (2.67%) IBM
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £350.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic location & Office environment
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 15 days ago