The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 104 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2574 3920 4274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.82% 3.79% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.10% 14.23% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 3324 3699
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23198 27554 30283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.41% 26.67% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20070 23326 25663
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in England

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 928 £42,500 - 75
South East -10 692 £37,500 - 59
Yorkshire +2 217 £36,500 +5.79% 20
East of England -39 163 £35,000 - 14
South West -47 155 £32,500 - 26
North West -10 154 £32,500 +4.83% 27
East Midlands +11 116 £30,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands -58 113 £31,000 -4.61% 15
North East +29 38 £35,000 +29.62% 6
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5509 (100.00%) Windows
2 3894 (70.68%) Windows Server
3 3535 (64.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3532 (64.11%) Active Directory
5 3278 (59.50%) Microsoft
6 2762 (50.14%) VMware
7 2094 (38.01%) MS Exchange
8 1817 (32.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 1621 (29.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1606 (29.15%) Windows 7
11 1535 (27.86%) SQL Server
12 1472 (26.72%) MS Excel
13 1421 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1345 (24.41%) Cisco
15 1329 (24.12%) DNS
16 1293 (23.47%) Citrix
17 1259 (22.85%) Firewall
18 1241 (22.53%) ITIL
19 1216 (22.07%) SQL
20 1196 (21.71%) Hyper-V
21 1115 (20.24%) SAN
22 1037 (18.82%) DHCP
23 1020 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
24 1012 (18.37%) Linux
25 996 (18.08%) Office 365
26 993 (18.03%) MS Office
27 920 (16.70%) TCP/IP
28 897 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
29 847 (15.37%) Finance
30 839 (15.23%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2094 (38.01%) MS Exchange
2 1421 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 897 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 754 (13.69%) IIS
5 600 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 542 (9.84%) SharePoint
7 400 (7.26%) Skype for Business
8 237 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 194 (3.52%) Apache
10 135 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 107 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 100 (1.82%) Tomcat
13 94 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 64 (1.16%) WebSphere
15 56 (1.02%) JBoss
16 51 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
17 44 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
18 43 (0.78%) Confluence
19 42 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
20 40 (0.73%) CMS
Applications
1 1472 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 993 (18.03%) MS Office
3 43 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 14 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
9 5 (0.091%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.036%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.036%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.036%) Windchill
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.018%) HipChat
12 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 34 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.091%) assyst
10 3 (0.054%) Documaker
10 3 (0.054%) Hi Portfolio
10 3 (0.054%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.054%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.054%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.036%) FastStats
11 2 (0.036%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 996 (18.08%) Office 365
2 331 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (1.42%) SaaS
5 52 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.67%) Mimecast
7 32 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 31 (0.56%) Google Apps
9 27 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (0.45%) IaaS
11 21 (0.38%) PaaS
12 15 (0.27%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.18%) Dropbox
14 8 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.091%) Yammer
16 4 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.073%) GitHub
16 4 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.073%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1329 (24.12%) DNS
2 1259 (22.85%) Firewall
3 1115 (20.24%) SAN
4 1037 (18.82%) DHCP
5 920 (16.70%) TCP/IP
6 792 (14.38%) WAN
7 788 (14.30%) LAN
8 603 (10.95%) VPN
9 351 (6.37%) VoIP
10 317 (5.75%) NAS
11 305 (5.54%) VLAN
12 271 (4.92%) Wireless
13 226 (4.10%) Internet
14 147 (2.67%) iSCSI
14 147 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
15 138 (2.50%) NetScaler
16 123 (2.23%) Skype
16 123 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
17 120 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
18 99 (1.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1535 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 670 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 403 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 299 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 146 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 143 (2.60%) MySQL
7 133 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 116 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 110 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 54 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 51 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
12 49 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (0.69%) Relational Database
14 34 (0.62%) GIS
15 31 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
15 31 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (0.54%) DB2
17 25 (0.45%) DTS
18 24 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 75 (1.36%) JIRA
2 66 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 45 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 42 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 29 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 29 (0.53%) MSI
7 26 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (0.47%) Subversion
8 17 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
8 17 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (0.22%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.16%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.13%) AdminStudio
12 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.091%) GitLab
14 4 (0.073%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 4 (0.073%) MSTest
General
1 847 (15.37%) Finance
2 195 (3.54%) Banking
3 178 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 165 (3.00%) Retail
5 152 (2.76%) Law
6 125 (2.27%) Legal
7 82 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 81 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 77 (1.40%) Back Office
10 56 (1.02%) German Language
11 52 (0.94%) Games
12 51 (0.93%) Publishing
13 47 (0.85%) Advertising
14 43 (0.78%) Marketing
15 35 (0.64%) French Language
16 34 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.45%) Billing
18 24 (0.44%) Investment Banking
19 21 (0.38%) Electronics
20 11 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1090 (19.79%) Support Engineer
2 1051 (19.08%) Analyst
3 877 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 746 (13.54%) IT Support
5 668 (12.13%) Support Analyst
6 531 (9.64%) IT Engineer
7 484 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 466 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 461 (8.37%) Administrator
10 428 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
11 381 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 350 (6.35%) IT Support Engineer
13 343 (6.23%) Infrastructure Support
14 338 (6.14%) Server Engineer
15 335 (6.08%) Systems Engineer
16 306 (5.55%) IT Analyst
17 276 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
18 265 (4.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 265 (4.81%) Technical Support
19 261 (4.74%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (6.35%) .NET
2 261 (4.74%) Web Services
3 149 (2.70%) HTML
4 127 (2.31%) CSS
5 126 (2.29%) ASP.NET
6 107 (1.94%) XML
7 103 (1.87%) .NET Framework
8 76 (1.38%) jQuery
9 55 (1.00%) HTML5
10 50 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (0.91%) WCF
11 49 (0.89%) SOAP
12 48 (0.87%) CSS3
13 46 (0.83%) LAMP
14 43 (0.78%) Middleware
15 38 (0.69%) AngularJS
16 36 (0.65%) Ajax
17 29 (0.53%) MAPI
18 27 (0.49%) Software Packaging
19 25 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 527 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 366 (6.64%) Clustering
3 310 (5.63%) Blackberry
4 284 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 251 (4.56%) Replication
6 201 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 119 (2.16%) iPhone
8 105 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 97 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 95 (1.72%) PKI
11 89 (1.62%) iPad
12 77 (1.40%) EqualLogic
13 66 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
14 56 (1.02%) HP Storage
15 55 (1.00%) EMC VNX
16 53 (0.96%) Fat Client
16 53 (0.96%) Thin Client
17 48 (0.87%) Smartphone
18 47 (0.85%) Private Cloud
19 42 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5509 (100.00%) Windows
2 3894 (70.68%) Windows Server
3 3535 (64.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1817 (32.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1606 (29.15%) Windows 7
6 1012 (18.37%) Linux
7 749 (13.60%) Windows 8
8 523 (9.49%) Windows 10
9 461 (8.37%) Windows XP
10 340 (6.17%) Unix
11 277 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 187 (3.39%) Windows Vista
13 155 (2.81%) Solaris
14 149 (2.70%) CentOS
15 130 (2.36%) Android
16 104 (1.89%) Mac OS X
17 98 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
18 96 (1.74%) Windows 2000
19 83 (1.51%) Apple iOS
20 81 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1241 (22.53%) ITIL
2 330 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 252 (4.57%) Project Management
4 241 (4.37%) Migration
5 238 (4.32%) Service Delivery
6 220 (3.99%) High Availability
7 204 (3.70%) Service Management
8 190 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 175 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
10 159 (2.89%) Change Control
11 158 (2.87%) Change Management
11 158 (2.87%) Problem Management
12 154 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
13 153 (2.78%) Incident Management
13 153 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
14 137 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
15 134 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
16 132 (2.40%) Server Virtualisation
17 121 (2.20%) Server Building
18 120 (2.18%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1216 (22.07%) SQL
2 770 (13.98%) PowerShell
3 188 (3.41%) C#
4 154 (2.80%) T-SQL
5 142 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 131 (2.38%) C
7 123 (2.23%) VBScript
8 122 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 113 (2.05%) Perl
10 102 (1.85%) VB
11 92 (1.67%) Java
12 85 (1.54%) Python
13 59 (1.07%) C++
14 54 (0.98%) PHP
15 41 (0.74%) Korn
16 34 (0.62%) Ruby
17 28 (0.51%) Shell Script
18 25 (0.45%) Bourne shell
19 21 (0.38%) VBA
20 20 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1020 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 683 (12.40%) MCSE
3 412 (7.48%) MCSA
4 398 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 352 (6.39%) CCNA
6 346 (6.28%) Degree
7 339 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 313 (5.68%) MCITP
9 299 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 278 (5.05%) MCP
11 240 (4.36%) SC Cleared
12 107 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
13 101 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
14 100 (1.82%) DV Cleared
15 91 (1.65%) MCTS
16 85 (1.54%) CCNP
17 62 (1.13%) CCA
18 53 (0.96%) A+ Certification
19 47 (0.85%) VCP5
20 40 (0.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (8.30%) SLA
2 65 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (0.62%) QA
4 22 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.20%) SAS 70
6 10 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.11%) DICOM
7 6 (0.11%) GPG13
7 6 (0.11%) HL7
8 5 (0.091%) COBIT
8 5 (0.091%) RMADS
9 4 (0.073%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.054%) BS7799
11 2 (0.036%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.036%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.018%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.018%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3532 (64.11%) Active Directory
2 1621 (29.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1196 (21.71%) Hyper-V
4 562 (10.20%) XenApp
5 556 (10.09%) vSphere
6 304 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
7 248 (4.50%) VMware ESX
8 233 (4.23%) XenDesktop
9 169 (3.07%) Terminal Services
10 167 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 106 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
12 97 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
13 92 (1.67%) XenServer
14 80 (1.45%) NFS
15 66 (1.20%) VMware Server
16 55 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
17 52 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
18 51 (0.93%) DFS Replication
19 50 (0.91%) Xen
20 49 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 762 (13.83%) SCCM
2 425 (7.71%) SCOM
3 326 (5.92%) Backup Exec
4 229 (4.16%) WSUS
5 159 (2.89%) NetBackup
6 137 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 96 (1.74%) Nagios
8 95 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 89 (1.62%) Puppet
10 87 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 74 (1.34%) SCVMM
12 66 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
13 58 (1.05%) HP SIM
14 57 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
15 50 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
15 50 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 47 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
17 45 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 40 (0.73%) Ansible
19 34 (0.62%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3278 (59.50%) Microsoft
2 2762 (50.14%) VMware
3 1345 (24.41%) Cisco
4 1293 (23.47%) Citrix
5 839 (15.23%) HP
6 441 (8.01%) Dell
7 384 (6.97%) NetApp
8 362 (6.57%) Symantec
9 317 (5.75%) Oracle
10 311 (5.65%) Red Hat
11 301 (5.46%) Veeam
12 294 (5.34%) EMC
13 214 (3.88%) Apple
14 180 (3.27%) Juniper
15 168 (3.05%) IBM
16 153 (2.78%) CheckPoint
17 123 (2.23%) Intel Security
18 115 (2.09%) SolarWinds
19 109 (1.98%) SonicWALL
20 101 (1.83%) F5
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + 25 hols, parking,
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Salary: To £25K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salaries
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Circa 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000- 36,000 + Outstanding benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago