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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3668 4249 4288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.58% 3.88% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.55% 14.43% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3169 3620 3743
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average 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
27079 29448 27985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.46% 26.91% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22973 24815 23846
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 £65,700 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 1460 £42,500 - 150
South East -10 947 £37,500 +3.44% 80
East of England -6 298 £35,500 +1.42% 28
South West -3 257 £33,250 +7.25% 29
Yorkshire -33 207 £34,000 +6.25% 27
North West -6 204 £30,750 +2.50% 32
West Midlands -1 202 £31,500 -3.07% 40
East Midlands -2 97 £28,500 -10.93% 19
North East -18 9 £24,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7643 (100.00%) Windows
2 4488 (58.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 4480 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 4427 (57.92%) Microsoft
5 4166 (54.51%) VMware
6 3286 (42.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 3249 (42.51%) MS Exchange
8 2643 (34.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2173 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2107 (27.57%) Citrix
11 2063 (26.99%) MS Excel
12 2012 (26.32%) SQL Server
13 1894 (24.78%) DNS
14 1873 (24.51%) Windows 7
15 1719 (22.49%) SQL
16 1708 (22.35%) ITIL
17 1690 (22.11%) Cisco
18 1646 (21.54%) Firewall
19 1617 (21.16%) Microsoft Certification
20 1478 (19.34%) TCP/IP
21 1461 (19.12%) SAN
22 1451 (18.98%) DHCP
23 1443 (18.88%) Hyper-V
24 1314 (17.19%) MS Office
25 1222 (15.99%) Linux
26 1143 (14.95%) Finance
27 1142 (14.94%) IIS
28 1104 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
29 1102 (14.42%) WAN
30 1097 (14.35%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3249 (42.51%) MS Exchange
2 2173 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1142 (14.94%) IIS
4 1104 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1047 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 857 (11.21%) SharePoint
7 551 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 531 (6.95%) Lync
9 306 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 170 (2.22%) Apache
11 168 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 146 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 104 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
14 90 (1.18%) Tomcat
15 59 (0.77%) WorkSite
16 53 (0.69%) IBM Notes
17 51 (0.67%) nginx
18 46 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
18 46 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
19 40 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2063 (26.99%) MS Excel
2 1314 (17.19%) MS Office
3 65 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 44 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.43%) MS Project
6 13 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.092%) InDesign
8 6 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.052%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.039%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.039%) ProjectWise
11 2 (0.026%) HipChat
12 1 (0.013%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.013%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.013%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.013%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.013%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 94 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.43%) Northgate Housing
4 32 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 31 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 17 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 16 (0.21%) Magento
8 13 (0.17%) assyst
9 12 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.14%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.10%) Agresso
12 7 (0.092%) Primavera
13 6 (0.079%) Sage 200
14 5 (0.065%) Sage 50
14 5 (0.065%) Maximo
14 5 (0.065%) Teamcenter
14 5 (0.065%) Infor CRM
14 5 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
15 4 (0.052%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 723 (9.46%) Office 365
2 255 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 130 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
5 81 (1.06%) SaaS
6 75 (0.98%) IaaS
7 69 (0.90%) Mimecast
8 46 (0.60%) PaaS
9 30 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.31%) Google Apps
11 17 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
14 6 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.026%) Datadog
16 2 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.026%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.026%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1894 (24.78%) DNS
2 1646 (21.54%) Firewall
3 1478 (19.34%) TCP/IP
4 1461 (19.12%) SAN
5 1451 (18.98%) DHCP
6 1102 (14.42%) WAN
7 1097 (14.35%) LAN
8 680 (8.90%) VPN
9 427 (5.59%) NAS
10 419 (5.48%) VLAN
11 378 (4.95%) Internet
12 342 (4.47%) VoIP
13 289 (3.78%) Wireless
14 242 (3.17%) iSCSI
15 195 (2.55%) NetScaler
16 166 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
17 157 (2.05%) MPLS
18 139 (1.82%) Network Security
19 135 (1.77%) SSL
20 125 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2012 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 851 (11.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 377 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 336 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 199 (2.60%) MySQL
6 167 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 114 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 114 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 93 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 92 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 63 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 55 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
11 55 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 50 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 48 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
16 24 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 85 (1.11%) Subversion
4 71 (0.93%) JIRA
5 67 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 51 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 50 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 38 (0.50%) Selenium
9 32 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 27 (0.35%) InstallShield
11 26 (0.34%) NUnit
12 23 (0.30%) MSI
12 23 (0.30%) SpecFlow
13 15 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.16%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
15 10 (0.13%) SoapUI
16 9 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (0.12%) Hudson
16 9 (0.12%) FitNesse
General
1 1143 (14.95%) Finance
2 261 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 243 (3.18%) Banking
4 219 (2.87%) Legal
5 193 (2.53%) Law
6 191 (2.50%) Retail
7 122 (1.60%) Advertising
8 114 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 114 (1.49%) Back Office
9 81 (1.06%) Marketing
10 66 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 62 (0.81%) Publishing
12 35 (0.46%) Automotive
13 29 (0.38%) Games
13 29 (0.38%) Electronics
13 29 (0.38%) French Language
14 25 (0.33%) Billing
15 24 (0.31%) German Language
16 20 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1390 (18.19%) Support Engineer
2 1385 (18.12%) Analyst
3 923 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 751 (9.83%) Support Analyst
5 707 (9.25%) Administrator
6 574 (7.51%) IT Support
7 558 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 527 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 496 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 487 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
11 323 (4.23%) Technical Support
12 302 (3.95%) Developer
13 301 (3.94%) Consultant
14 284 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 284 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 256 (3.35%) IT Support Engineer
16 251 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 244 (3.19%) Server Engineer
18 208 (2.72%) Desktop Support
19 198 (2.59%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (6.93%) .NET
2 263 (3.44%) HTML
3 244 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 218 (2.85%) Web Services
5 189 (2.47%) XML
6 180 (2.36%) CSS
7 114 (1.49%) jQuery
8 94 (1.23%) XSLT
9 85 (1.11%) .NET Framework
10 62 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (0.73%) Software Packaging
12 53 (0.69%) CSS3
13 50 (0.65%) HTML5
14 46 (0.60%) Ajax
15 45 (0.59%) Application Packaging
16 44 (0.58%) COM
16 44 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 43 (0.56%) SOAP
18 37 (0.48%) WCF
19 36 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 715 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 511 (6.69%) Blackberry
3 505 (6.61%) Clustering
4 408 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 228 (2.98%) Replication
6 185 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 177 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 166 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 166 (2.17%) Fat Client
9 146 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 109 (1.43%) iPhone
11 93 (1.22%) Statistics
12 91 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
13 87 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 76 (0.99%) EqualLogic
14 76 (0.99%) EMC VNX
15 62 (0.81%) iPad
16 55 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
17 50 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
18 49 (0.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7643 (100.00%) Windows
2 4488 (58.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 3286 (42.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1873 (24.51%) Windows 7
5 1222 (15.99%) Linux
6 960 (12.56%) Windows 8
7 902 (11.80%) Windows XP
8 380 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 339 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 301 (3.94%) UNIX
11 186 (2.43%) Mac OS X
12 177 (2.32%) Windows 2000
13 170 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 146 (1.91%) Android
15 129 (1.69%) CentOS
16 120 (1.57%) Solaris
17 99 (1.30%) Debian
18 85 (1.11%) Mac OS
19 84 (1.10%) Ubuntu
20 71 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1708 (22.35%) ITIL
2 461 (6.03%) Project Management
3 441 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 440 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 399 (5.22%) Migration
6 285 (3.73%) Change Management
7 269 (3.52%) Mentoring
8 254 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
9 235 (3.07%) Incident Management
10 233 (3.05%) Problem Management
11 224 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 218 (2.85%) CRM
13 212 (2.77%) Service Management
14 208 (2.72%) Server Building
15 206 (2.70%) Load Balancing
16 197 (2.58%) Configuration Management
17 190 (2.49%) Performance Tuning
18 164 (2.15%) MVC
19 161 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
20 158 (2.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1719 (22.49%) SQL
2 998 (13.06%) PowerShell
3 320 (4.19%) C#
4 316 (4.13%) JavaScript
5 231 (3.02%) Perl
6 199 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 191 (2.50%) VBScript
8 186 (2.43%) Java
9 168 (2.20%) VB
10 164 (2.15%) C
11 148 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 111 (1.45%) Python
13 89 (1.16%) PHP
14 88 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 54 (0.71%) Shell Script
16 47 (0.61%) VBA
17 43 (0.56%) C++
18 37 (0.48%) VB6
19 34 (0.44%) PL/SQL
20 25 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1617 (21.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1057 (13.83%) MCSE
3 652 (8.53%) MCITP
4 622 (8.14%) Degree
5 594 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
6 579 (7.58%) MCSA
7 564 (7.38%) MCP
8 536 (7.01%) CCNA
9 474 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 423 (5.53%) Security Cleared
11 258 (3.38%) SC Cleared
12 223 (2.92%) MCTS
13 210 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
14 182 (2.38%) CCA
15 161 (2.11%) CCNP
15 161 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
16 156 (2.04%) DV Cleared
17 83 (1.09%) A+ Certification
18 69 (0.90%) VCP5
19 57 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 768 (10.05%) SLA
2 164 (2.15%) QA
3 55 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 54 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.20%) COBIT
7 12 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.092%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.039%) BS7799
11 2 (0.026%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.026%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.013%) GMP
12 1 (0.013%) GLP
System Software
1 4480 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 2643 (34.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1443 (18.88%) Hyper-V
4 896 (11.72%) vSphere
5 855 (11.19%) XenApp
6 565 (7.39%) VMware ESX
7 444 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
8 273 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 244 (3.19%) XenServer
10 240 (3.14%) Terminal Services
11 189 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 103 (1.35%) VMware Server
13 90 (1.18%) UAG
14 89 (1.16%) vCloud
15 85 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
16 71 (0.93%) Terminal Server
17 70 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
18 66 (0.86%) ISA Server
19 60 (0.79%) DFS Replication
20 59 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1001 (13.10%) SCCM
2 574 (7.51%) SCOM
3 384 (5.02%) Backup Exec
4 241 (3.15%) WSUS
5 159 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 154 (2.01%) Puppet
7 140 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 116 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
9 92 (1.20%) Nagios
10 69 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
11 60 (0.79%) HP SIM
12 57 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 55 (0.72%) ARCserve
14 54 (0.71%) AirWatch
15 52 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 46 (0.60%) ZABBIX
17 40 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
18 39 (0.51%) SCVMM
19 36 (0.47%) Tivoli
20 34 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4427 (57.92%) Microsoft
2 4166 (54.51%) VMware
3 2107 (27.57%) Citrix
4 1690 (22.11%) Cisco
5 1067 (13.96%) HP
6 541 (7.08%) NetApp
7 504 (6.59%) Dell
8 503 (6.58%) Symantec
9 445 (5.82%) Oracle
10 389 (5.09%) Red Hat
11 374 (4.89%) EMC
12 301 (3.94%) Juniper
13 237 (3.10%) Apple
14 219 (2.87%) IBM
15 214 (2.80%) Avaya
16 196 (2.56%) Veeam
17 188 (2.46%) CheckPoint
18 157 (2.05%) Sophos
19 154 (2.01%) SolarWinds
20 137 (1.79%) AppSense
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26.5k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
jft maintenance
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago