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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3782 4189 4594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.84% 3.79% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.30% 14.05% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3638 3997
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
26455 29813 27915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.88% 26.98% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22374 25262 23864
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 1485 £40,214 -5.38% 135
South East -5 890 £37,500 +7.14% 92
East of England +4 342 £35,000 - 27
South West +22 302 £33,000 -2.94% 49
Yorkshire -13 246 £34,500 +6.15% 31
North West +4 198 £32,500 +9.24% 37
West Midlands -13 180 £32,500 - 33
East Midlands 0 120 £32,500 -15.03% 18
North East -9 22 £27,000 +10.20% 4
Midlands -8 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 7794 (100.00%) Windows
2 4579 (58.75%) Active Directory
3 4523 (58.03%) Microsoft
4 4364 (55.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 4171 (53.52%) VMware
6 3546 (45.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3381 (43.38%) MS Exchange
8 2685 (34.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2209 (28.34%) Citrix
10 2157 (27.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2145 (27.52%) MS Excel
12 2071 (26.57%) SQL Server
13 1986 (25.48%) Windows 7
14 1843 (23.65%) DNS
15 1768 (22.68%) SQL
16 1763 (22.62%) Cisco
17 1701 (21.82%) ITIL
18 1689 (21.67%) Firewall
19 1655 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
20 1507 (19.34%) SAN
21 1506 (19.32%) Hyper-V
22 1474 (18.91%) TCP/IP
23 1411 (18.10%) MS Office
24 1357 (17.41%) DHCP
25 1208 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2007
26 1199 (15.38%) Linux
27 1138 (14.60%) MCSE
28 1131 (14.51%) IIS
29 1107 (14.20%) HP
30 1106 (14.19%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 3381 (43.38%) MS Exchange
2 2157 (27.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1208 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1131 (14.51%) IIS
5 973 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 883 (11.33%) SharePoint
7 622 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 583 (7.48%) Lync
9 335 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 188 (2.41%) Apache
11 163 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 151 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 99 (1.27%) Tomcat
14 83 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
15 71 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
16 70 (0.90%) WorkSite
17 62 (0.80%) IBM Notes
18 54 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
19 45 (0.58%) nginx
20 37 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2145 (27.52%) MS Excel
2 1411 (18.10%) MS Office
3 62 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.36%) MS Project
6 14 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.090%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.064%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.038%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.038%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.038%) SPSS
10 2 (0.026%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.026%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.026%) HipChat
11 1 (0.013%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.013%) InDesign
11 1 (0.013%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 94 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 27 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
5 21 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.18%) assyst
7 12 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (0.14%) Magento
9 10 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 9 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
11 8 (0.10%) Primavera
12 7 (0.090%) Teamcenter
13 6 (0.077%) Maximo
14 5 (0.064%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 5 (0.064%) Sage 50
15 4 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
15 4 (0.051%) Epicor Vantage
15 4 (0.051%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 644 (8.26%) Office 365
2 253 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 87 (1.12%) SaaS
6 63 (0.81%) IaaS
7 59 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 46 (0.59%) PaaS
9 26 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 15 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.090%) Symantec.cloud
14 6 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.051%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.038%) Sumo Logic
17 2 (0.026%) Datadog
17 2 (0.026%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 2 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1843 (23.65%) DNS
2 1689 (21.67%) Firewall
3 1507 (19.34%) SAN
4 1474 (18.91%) TCP/IP
5 1357 (17.41%) DHCP
6 1106 (14.19%) WAN
7 1074 (13.78%) LAN
8 731 (9.38%) VPN
9 407 (5.22%) NAS
10 382 (4.90%) Internet
11 363 (4.66%) VLAN
12 303 (3.89%) VoIP
13 290 (3.72%) Wireless
14 246 (3.16%) iSCSI
15 188 (2.41%) NetScaler
16 162 (2.08%) MPLS
17 149 (1.91%) SSL
18 139 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
19 137 (1.76%) Network Security
20 122 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2071 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 898 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 408 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 372 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 208 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 203 (2.60%) MySQL
7 159 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 112 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 104 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 89 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 89 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 68 (0.87%) MongoDB
12 64 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
14 51 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
16 33 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (0.33%) NoSQL
18 25 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 23 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 84 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 64 (0.82%) Subversion
4 51 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 44 (0.56%) TeamCity
6 38 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 34 (0.44%) JIRA
8 33 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 19 (0.24%) MSI
10 16 (0.21%) InstallShield
11 14 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
11 14 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.17%) Selenium
13 11 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.14%) NUnit
14 10 (0.13%) LoadRunner
14 10 (0.13%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.10%) MSBuild
16 7 (0.090%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1101 (14.13%) Finance
2 276 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 216 (2.77%) Banking
4 213 (2.73%) Law
5 202 (2.59%) Retail
6 186 (2.39%) Legal
7 150 (1.92%) Advertising
8 125 (1.60%) Back Office
9 109 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 92 (1.18%) Marketing
11 75 (0.96%) Publishing
12 74 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 43 (0.55%) Electronics
14 36 (0.46%) Games
15 31 (0.40%) French Language
16 30 (0.38%) Automotive
16 30 (0.38%) Billing
17 28 (0.36%) Front Office
18 23 (0.30%) German Language
19 16 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1406 (18.04%) Support Engineer
2 1350 (17.32%) Analyst
3 962 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 692 (8.88%) Support Analyst
5 675 (8.66%) Administrator
6 612 (7.85%) IT Support
7 539 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 531 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 488 (6.26%) Systems Administrator
10 461 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
11 414 (5.31%) Consultant
12 325 (4.17%) Technical Support
13 304 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 275 (3.53%) Developer
15 270 (3.46%) Server Engineer
16 251 (3.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 246 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 243 (3.12%) IT Support Engineer
19 232 (2.98%) Technical Engineer
20 204 (2.62%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (6.45%) .NET
2 240 (3.08%) HTML
3 234 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 220 (2.82%) Web Services
5 194 (2.49%) XML
6 162 (2.08%) CSS
7 98 (1.26%) jQuery
8 94 (1.21%) XSLT
9 82 (1.05%) .NET Framework
10 63 (0.81%) Software Packaging
11 58 (0.74%) CSS3
12 55 (0.71%) COM
12 55 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (0.67%) Ajax
14 50 (0.64%) HTML5
14 50 (0.64%) Application Packaging
15 36 (0.46%) SOAP
16 34 (0.44%) Middleware
16 34 (0.44%) WCF
17 32 (0.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 756 (9.70%) Data Centre
2 583 (7.48%) Clustering
3 517 (6.63%) Blackberry
4 456 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (3.04%) Replication
6 210 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 192 (2.46%) Thin Client
7 192 (2.46%) Fat Client
8 167 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 124 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 119 (1.53%) iPhone
11 103 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 90 (1.15%) Statistics
13 72 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
14 69 (0.89%) iPad
15 58 (0.74%) EqualLogic
16 48 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
18 44 (0.56%) PDA
18 44 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7794 (100.00%) Windows
2 4364 (55.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 3546 (45.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1986 (25.48%) Windows 7
5 1199 (15.38%) Linux
6 996 (12.78%) Windows XP
7 965 (12.38%) Windows 8
8 361 (4.63%) Windows Vista
9 333 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 309 (3.96%) UNIX
11 178 (2.28%) Windows 2000
12 162 (2.08%) CentOS
13 159 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
14 158 (2.03%) Mac OS X
15 149 (1.91%) Android
16 111 (1.42%) Solaris
17 74 (0.95%) Apple iOS
18 73 (0.94%) Debian
18 73 (0.94%) Ubuntu
19 62 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1701 (21.82%) ITIL
2 486 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 448 (5.75%) Service Delivery
4 433 (5.56%) Project Management
5 415 (5.32%) Migration
6 284 (3.64%) Change Management
7 264 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 250 (3.21%) Problem Management
9 242 (3.10%) Load Balancing
10 232 (2.98%) Incident Management
11 227 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
12 226 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
13 216 (2.77%) CRM
14 213 (2.73%) Service Management
15 210 (2.69%) Server Building
16 199 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
17 187 (2.40%) Configuration Management
18 170 (2.18%) Time Management
19 160 (2.05%) Change Control
20 157 (2.01%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1768 (22.68%) SQL
2 937 (12.02%) PowerShell
3 281 (3.61%) C#
4 275 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 228 (2.93%) Perl
6 213 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 194 (2.49%) Java
8 177 (2.27%) VBScript
9 171 (2.19%) VB
10 141 (1.81%) C
11 132 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 98 (1.26%) PHP
13 97 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 96 (1.23%) Python
15 75 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 43 (0.55%) VBA
17 37 (0.47%) Ruby
18 32 (0.41%) VB6
19 31 (0.40%) C++
20 30 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1655 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1138 (14.60%) MCSE
3 665 (8.53%) MCITP
4 644 (8.26%) Degree
5 607 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
6 551 (7.07%) MCSA
7 544 (6.98%) MCP
8 536 (6.88%) CCNA
9 497 (6.38%) Security Cleared
10 426 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 339 (4.35%) SC Cleared
12 240 (3.08%) MCTS
13 237 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
14 216 (2.77%) CCA
15 196 (2.51%) DV Cleared
16 167 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
17 145 (1.86%) CCNP
18 76 (0.98%) VCP5
19 67 (0.86%) A+ Certification
20 56 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 725 (9.30%) SLA
2 107 (1.37%) QA
3 79 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.22%) COBIT
8 10 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.10%) GPG13
10 5 (0.064%) TickIT
11 4 (0.051%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.026%) BS7799
12 2 (0.026%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.026%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.026%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.026%) FISMA
13 1 (0.013%) GMP
13 1 (0.013%) GLP
System Software
1 4579 (58.75%) Active Directory
2 2685 (34.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1506 (19.32%) Hyper-V
4 959 (12.30%) vSphere
5 888 (11.39%) XenApp
6 612 (7.85%) VMware ESX
7 415 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
8 331 (4.25%) XenDesktop
9 267 (3.43%) XenServer
10 211 (2.71%) Terminal Services
11 206 (2.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 124 (1.59%) VMware Server
13 92 (1.18%) vCloud
14 83 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 82 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
16 77 (0.99%) Xen
17 69 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
18 64 (0.82%) ISA Server
19 62 (0.80%) UAG
19 62 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1043 (13.38%) SCCM
2 637 (8.17%) SCOM
3 357 (4.58%) Backup Exec
4 244 (3.13%) WSUS
5 166 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 159 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 131 (1.68%) Puppet
8 111 (1.42%) Nagios
9 77 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
10 76 (0.98%) SCVMM
11 65 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 64 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 62 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
14 59 (0.76%) ARCserve
15 58 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
16 53 (0.68%) HP SIM
17 49 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 46 (0.59%) ZABBIX
18 46 (0.59%) SCDPM
19 39 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4523 (58.03%) Microsoft
2 4171 (53.52%) VMware
3 2209 (28.34%) Citrix
4 1763 (22.62%) Cisco
5 1107 (14.20%) HP
6 539 (6.92%) Dell
7 533 (6.84%) NetApp
8 518 (6.65%) Symantec
9 421 (5.40%) Oracle
10 398 (5.11%) EMC
11 377 (4.84%) Red Hat
12 323 (4.14%) Juniper
13 254 (3.26%) Apple
14 206 (2.64%) Avaya
15 197 (2.53%) CheckPoint
16 196 (2.51%) IBM
17 182 (2.34%) Veeam
18 167 (2.14%) Sophos
19 155 (1.99%) SolarWinds
20 138 (1.77%) McAfee
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
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Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum C46k + on call + bonus + benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus 15% Bonus plus Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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