The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 33 9
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.88% 3.92% 14.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.37% 11.27% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 37
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,100 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average 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 Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 71 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 35.12% 34.80% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 84
Average salary £36,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,000
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 Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (96.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (94.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (74.55%) VMware
5 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
6 37 (67.27%) MS Exchange
7 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
8 32 (58.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (52.73%) Citrix
10 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (38.18%) Windows 8
12 20 (36.36%) SQL
13 19 (34.55%) Terminal Server
14 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
14 12 (21.82%) Mac OS X
14 12 (21.82%) MCP
14 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
15 11 (20.00%) Cisco
15 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
16 10 (18.18%) Windows Vista
16 10 (18.18%) MS Office
17 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
17 9 (16.36%) VPN
17 9 (16.36%) LAN
17 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (14.55%) 3D Printing
18 8 (14.55%) Project Planning
18 8 (14.55%) Document Management
18 8 (14.55%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 37 (67.27%) MS Exchange
2 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (14.55%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) LAN
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.36%) VPN
2 8 (14.55%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) WAN
3 6 (10.91%) VoIP
3 6 (10.91%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) VLAN
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) OSPF
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) ADSL
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Electronics
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Support Engineer
2 22 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (34.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.64%) Developer
10 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.64%) IT Support
10 2 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) 3D Printing
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) AS400
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (96.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (94.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (38.18%) Windows 8
5 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
5 12 (21.82%) Mac OS X
6 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (18.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.82%) AIX
8 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
2 8 (14.55%) Project Management
2 8 (14.55%) Document Management
2 8 (14.55%) Project Planning
3 6 (10.91%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Time Management
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL
5 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) Information Security
5 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) High Availability
5 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.82%) People Management
5 1 (1.82%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) MCP
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) CCNA
5 3 (5.45%) MCSE
5 3 (5.45%) MCSA
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.45%) VCP5
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 32 (58.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (34.55%) Terminal Server
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) VMware
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) Citrix
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) Juniper
5 6 (10.91%) Motorola
5 6 (10.91%) Mitel
5 6 (10.91%) MobileIron
6 4 (7.27%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) Veeam
7 3 (5.45%) Brocade
8 2 (3.64%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Avaya
9 1 (1.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL