The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4385 4730 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.88% 4.54% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.44% 16.70% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3800 4077 4407
Average salary £37,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30360 28319 31870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.86% 27.21% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25481 24016 27668
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -7 1859 £40,500 -7.95% 165
South East -16 1002 £35,000 -6.66% 107
East of England +12 411 £35,000 - 38
Yorkshire -11 367 £32,500 - 36
North West -15 249 £29,000 -19.44% 41
South West -21 200 £32,250 -14.00% 35
West Midlands -26 163 £32,397 -19.00% 19
East Midlands -23 161 £35,000 - 12
North East +4 29 £30,000 +3.44% 11
Midlands +2 3 £29,000 -38.29%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8553 (100.00%) Windows
2 5138 (60.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 4880 (57.06%) Active Directory
4 4754 (55.58%) Microsoft
5 4255 (49.75%) VMware
6 3458 (40.43%) MS Exchange
7 2788 (32.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2617 (30.60%) SQL Server
9 2594 (30.33%) MS Excel
10 2431 (28.42%) SQL
11 2395 (28.00%) Citrix
11 2395 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2249 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2123 (24.82%) DNS
14 2064 (24.13%) Firewall
15 2037 (23.82%) Windows 7
16 1976 (23.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 1919 (22.44%) Cisco
18 1783 (20.85%) ITIL
19 1755 (20.52%) SAN
20 1666 (19.48%) TCP/IP
21 1497 (17.50%) Windows XP
22 1477 (17.27%) MS Office
23 1430 (16.72%) Linux
24 1420 (16.60%) Finance
25 1407 (16.45%) DHCP
26 1354 (15.83%) IIS
27 1319 (15.42%) Hyper-V
28 1316 (15.39%) Exchange Server 2007
29 1273 (14.88%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3458 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 2249 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1354 (15.83%) IIS
4 1316 (15.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1077 (12.59%) SharePoint
6 931 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 613 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 552 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 470 (5.50%) Lync
10 313 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 272 (3.18%) Apache
12 188 (2.20%) Tomcat
13 153 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 153 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
14 109 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
15 81 (0.95%) IBM Notes
16 77 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
17 73 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
18 44 (0.51%) CMS
19 38 (0.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2594 (30.33%) MS Excel
2 1477 (17.27%) MS Office
3 134 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 67 (0.78%) MS Project
6 14 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.094%) FastStats
10 5 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.047%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.023%) SPSS
14 1 (0.012%) Maya
14 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.012%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 135 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.32%) assyst
3 23 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 15 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
7 12 (0.14%) Maximo
8 11 (0.13%) Sage 1000
8 11 (0.13%) FastVal
8 11 (0.13%) SunGard APT
9 10 (0.12%) Eikon
10 9 (0.11%) Magento
10 9 (0.11%) SalesLogix
11 6 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.070%) RiskWrite
11 6 (0.070%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 5 (0.058%) Epicor Vantage
12 5 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.058%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 299 (3.50%) Office 365
2 203 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (1.61%) SaaS
4 80 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (0.82%) IaaS
6 68 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 23 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.21%) PaaS
10 14 (0.16%) GitHub
11 7 (0.082%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.035%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.012%) Joyent
13 1 (0.012%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2123 (24.82%) DNS
2 2064 (24.13%) Firewall
3 1755 (20.52%) SAN
4 1666 (19.48%) TCP/IP
5 1407 (16.45%) DHCP
6 1257 (14.70%) LAN
7 1255 (14.67%) WAN
8 1045 (12.22%) VPN
9 587 (6.86%) Internet
10 377 (4.41%) NAS
11 375 (4.38%) Wireless
12 361 (4.22%) VoIP
13 322 (3.76%) VLAN
14 285 (3.33%) SSL
15 230 (2.69%) iSCSI
16 202 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
17 193 (2.26%) MPLS
18 181 (2.12%) SMTP
19 175 (2.05%) Network Security
20 161 (1.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2617 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 1159 (13.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 639 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 367 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 366 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 235 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 198 (2.31%) MySQL
8 151 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 149 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 140 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 94 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 86 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 72 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 43 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 42 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
16 35 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 34 (0.40%) DTS
18 33 (0.39%) MS Access
19 32 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 181 (2.12%) Visual Studio
2 133 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 43 (0.50%) JIRA
5 39 (0.46%) Subversion
6 36 (0.42%) MSBuild
7 34 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 33 (0.39%) Xcode
9 32 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 31 (0.36%) Git (software)
11 30 (0.35%) MSI
12 27 (0.32%) PhoneGap
12 27 (0.32%) Introscope
12 27 (0.32%) JUnit
13 22 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 18 (0.21%) Metasploit
15 12 (0.14%) NUnit
15 12 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 11 (0.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 1420 (16.60%) Finance
2 310 (3.62%) Law
3 255 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 244 (2.85%) Banking
5 202 (2.36%) Retail
6 172 (2.01%) Legal
7 117 (1.37%) Back Office
8 103 (1.20%) Marketing
9 90 (1.05%) Advertising
10 66 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 65 (0.76%) Games
12 57 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 53 (0.62%) French Language
14 42 (0.49%) Front Office
14 42 (0.49%) German Language
15 37 (0.43%) Publishing
15 37 (0.43%) Electronics
16 36 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 36 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 29 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1524 (17.82%) Analyst
2 1362 (15.92%) Support Engineer
3 910 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 819 (9.58%) Administrator
5 775 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 650 (7.60%) IT Support
7 629 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 565 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 541 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
10 537 (6.28%) Consultant
11 535 (6.26%) Systems Engineer
12 341 (3.99%) Technical Support
13 314 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 307 (3.59%) Developer
15 273 (3.19%) Server Engineer
16 259 (3.03%) DBA
17 249 (2.91%) Desktop Support
18 245 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 244 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 220 (2.57%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 759 (8.87%) .NET
2 313 (3.66%) ASP.NET
3 305 (3.57%) XML
4 278 (3.25%) HTML
5 263 (3.07%) Web Services
6 192 (2.24%) .NET Framework
7 163 (1.91%) CSS
8 108 (1.26%) jQuery
9 89 (1.04%) Ajax
10 76 (0.89%) WCF
11 60 (0.70%) Software Packaging
12 59 (0.69%) J2EE
12 59 (0.69%) COM
13 58 (0.68%) Application Packaging
14 53 (0.62%) XSLT
15 50 (0.58%) X-Windows
15 50 (0.58%) HTML5
16 48 (0.56%) WPF
17 45 (0.53%) LAMP
18 40 (0.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 806 (9.42%) Blackberry
2 667 (7.80%) Clustering
3 321 (3.75%) Replication
4 302 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 197 (2.30%) Hedge funds
6 192 (2.24%) Fat Client
6 192 (2.24%) Thin Client
7 179 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 168 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 119 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 112 (1.31%) iPhone
11 106 (1.24%) iPad
12 87 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
13 67 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 59 (0.69%) EqualLogic
14 59 (0.69%) Firmware
15 54 (0.63%) Mobile App
16 53 (0.62%) Mathematics
17 47 (0.55%) Social Media
18 40 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8553 (100.00%) Windows
2 5138 (60.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 2395 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2037 (23.82%) Windows 7
5 1497 (17.50%) Windows XP
6 1430 (16.72%) Linux
7 654 (7.65%) Windows 8
8 578 (6.76%) UNIX
9 449 (5.25%) Windows Vista
10 293 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 212 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 211 (2.47%) Solaris
13 199 (2.33%) Mac OS X
14 184 (2.15%) Android
15 179 (2.09%) CentOS
16 172 (2.01%) Windows 2000
17 120 (1.40%) Ubuntu
18 117 (1.37%) Mac OS
19 76 (0.89%) Apple iOS
20 64 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1783 (20.85%) ITIL
2 495 (5.79%) Service Delivery
3 466 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 418 (4.89%) Problem Management
5 387 (4.52%) Migration
6 326 (3.81%) Change Management
7 321 (3.75%) Project Management
8 298 (3.48%) Service Management
9 286 (3.34%) CRM
10 281 (3.29%) Load Balancing
11 237 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
12 226 (2.64%) E-Commerce
13 193 (2.26%) Change Control
14 184 (2.15%) Incident Management
15 177 (2.07%) Time Management
16 161 (1.88%) Configuration Management
17 155 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
18 149 (1.74%) Business Intelligence
19 132 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
20 130 (1.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2431 (28.42%) SQL
2 1016 (11.88%) PowerShell
3 473 (5.53%) C#
4 292 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 278 (3.25%) Perl
6 269 (3.15%) Java
7 264 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 229 (2.68%) VB
9 219 (2.56%) VBScript
10 140 (1.64%) PHP
11 120 (1.40%) C
12 116 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 99 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 91 (1.06%) Python
15 73 (0.85%) VBA
16 52 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 46 (0.54%) C++
18 38 (0.44%) Ruby
19 36 (0.42%) Objective-C
20 30 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1976 (23.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 1273 (14.88%) MCSE
3 993 (11.61%) Degree
4 782 (9.14%) MCITP
5 665 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 595 (6.96%) MCSA
7 583 (6.82%) CCNA
8 559 (6.54%) MCP
9 392 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 359 (4.20%) MCTS
11 342 (4.00%) Security Cleared
12 231 (2.70%) SC Cleared
13 219 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
14 196 (2.29%) CCNP
15 177 (2.07%) CCA
16 136 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
17 86 (1.01%) DV Cleared
18 59 (0.69%) HND
19 49 (0.57%) A+ Certification
20 48 (0.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 656 (7.67%) SLA
2 167 (1.95%) QA
3 98 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 86 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.28%) TickIT
7 15 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (0.094%) GAMP
8 8 (0.094%) GCP
8 8 (0.094%) GMP
9 6 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.058%) COREP
10 5 (0.058%) FATCA
10 5 (0.058%) BS7799
11 4 (0.047%) DICOM
12 3 (0.035%) HL7
13 2 (0.023%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.023%) GPG13
14 1 (0.012%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4880 (57.06%) Active Directory
2 2788 (32.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1319 (15.42%) Hyper-V
4 1045 (12.22%) XenApp
5 1035 (12.10%) vSphere
6 669 (7.82%) VMware ESX
7 401 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 392 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
9 308 (3.60%) Terminal Services
10 289 (3.38%) XenServer
11 140 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 113 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
13 109 (1.27%) ISA Server
14 97 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
15 95 (1.11%) UAG
16 92 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 86 (1.01%) Terminal Server
18 78 (0.91%) MetaFrame
19 76 (0.89%) VMware Server
20 70 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 914 (10.69%) SCCM
2 612 (7.16%) SCOM
3 489 (5.72%) Backup Exec
4 333 (3.89%) WSUS
5 244 (2.85%) NetBackup
6 218 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 142 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
8 137 (1.60%) Puppet
9 132 (1.54%) Nagios
10 103 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 76 (0.89%) SCVMM
12 74 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 73 (0.85%) Tivoli
14 59 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
15 58 (0.68%) HP SIM
16 57 (0.67%) MOM
17 52 (0.61%) ARCserve
18 51 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
19 49 (0.57%) Cacti
20 47 (0.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4754 (55.58%) Microsoft
2 4255 (49.75%) VMware
3 2395 (28.00%) Citrix
4 1919 (22.44%) Cisco
5 1226 (14.33%) HP
6 702 (8.21%) Symantec
7 539 (6.30%) NetApp
8 497 (5.81%) Oracle
9 444 (5.19%) Dell
10 397 (4.64%) Red Hat
11 381 (4.45%) EMC
12 288 (3.37%) McAfee
13 284 (3.32%) CheckPoint
14 264 (3.09%) Juniper
15 240 (2.81%) Apple
16 229 (2.68%) IBM
17 185 (2.16%) Veeam
18 183 (2.14%) SolarWinds
19 136 (1.59%) Lotus
20 125 (1.46%) Avaya
Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Hyphen
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Hyphen
Posted: 17 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Surrey Police
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago