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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4186 4215 4505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.91% 4.22% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.52% 15.30% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3455 3701 4036
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
28837 27545 30608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.96% 27.60% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24080 23726 26488
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 -14 1573 £42,500 -3.40% 164
South East 0 1141 £35,000 -6.66% 140
East of England +13 323 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Yorkshire -4 290 £34,000 +9.67% 29
North West -8 267 £31,500 -3.07% 39
South West +6 235 £30,000 -7.69% 47
West Midlands -18 235 £32,500 -9.72% 31
East Midlands -5 156 £32,500 -13.33% 19
North East -32 10 £32,000 -8.57% 12
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8562 (100.00%) Windows
2 4736 (55.31%) Active Directory
3 4496 (52.51%) Microsoft
4 4460 (52.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4284 (50.04%) VMware
6 3509 (40.98%) MS Exchange
7 3319 (38.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2808 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2488 (29.06%) SQL Server
10 2439 (28.49%) MS Excel
11 2425 (28.32%) Citrix
12 2264 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2164 (25.27%) SQL
14 2119 (24.75%) Windows 7
15 2098 (24.50%) DNS
16 2030 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 1956 (22.85%) Firewall
18 1845 (21.55%) ITIL
19 1809 (21.13%) Cisco
20 1690 (19.74%) SAN
21 1628 (19.01%) TCP/IP
22 1627 (19.00%) MS Office
23 1504 (17.57%) DHCP
24 1434 (16.75%) Finance
25 1423 (16.62%) Linux
26 1392 (16.26%) Windows XP
27 1355 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2007
28 1333 (15.57%) MCSE
29 1325 (15.48%) LAN
30 1302 (15.21%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3509 (40.98%) MS Exchange
2 2264 (26.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1355 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1266 (14.79%) IIS
5 928 (10.84%) SharePoint
6 809 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 743 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 498 (5.82%) Lync
9 375 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 280 (3.27%) Apache
11 207 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 189 (2.21%) Tomcat
13 166 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 140 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
15 84 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
16 79 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
17 74 (0.86%) CMS
18 67 (0.78%) IBM Notes
19 63 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
20 46 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 2439 (28.49%) MS Excel
2 1627 (19.00%) MS Office
3 124 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.58%) MS Project
6 20 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.14%) SPSS
8 11 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.11%) FastStats
10 7 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.035%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.035%) Maya
11 3 (0.035%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.023%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.023%) InDesign
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 96 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.21%) assyst
4 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.18%) Maximo
7 14 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.14%) Sage 1000
9 12 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (0.13%) Movex
11 8 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.082%) Sage 200
13 6 (0.070%) Line 500
13 6 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
13 6 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 5 (0.058%) Cognos Controller
14 5 (0.058%) SAP R/3
14 5 (0.058%) SAP Retail
14 5 (0.058%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 406 (4.74%) Office 365
2 265 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 112 (1.31%) IaaS
5 94 (1.10%) SaaS
6 63 (0.74%) PaaS
7 23 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.058%) GitHub
12 4 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.047%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.035%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2098 (24.50%) DNS
2 1956 (22.85%) Firewall
3 1690 (19.74%) SAN
4 1628 (19.01%) TCP/IP
5 1504 (17.57%) DHCP
6 1325 (15.48%) LAN
7 1261 (14.73%) WAN
8 956 (11.17%) VPN
9 563 (6.58%) Internet
10 421 (4.92%) Wireless
11 390 (4.56%) VoIP
12 378 (4.41%) NAS
13 298 (3.48%) VLAN
14 262 (3.06%) SSL
15 253 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
16 226 (2.64%) Network Security
17 219 (2.56%) iSCSI
18 200 (2.34%) MPLS
19 178 (2.08%) SMTP
20 173 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2488 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 902 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 531 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 354 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 261 (3.05%) MySQL
6 257 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 190 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 187 (2.18%) Oracle Database
9 146 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 119 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 93 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 76 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 75 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
14 56 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 55 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 55 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
16 53 (0.62%) DB2
17 52 (0.61%) MongoDB
18 48 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
19 33 (0.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 100 (1.17%) Subversion
2 95 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 93 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 75 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 61 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 51 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 51 (0.60%) MSI
7 33 (0.39%) JIRA
8 30 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 24 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 21 (0.25%) AdminStudio
11 19 (0.22%) SilkPerformer
11 19 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (0.20%) Metasploit
13 15 (0.18%) MSBuild
14 12 (0.14%) Toad
14 12 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.13%) Introscope
15 11 (0.13%) Xcode
16 9 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 1434 (16.75%) Finance
2 324 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 293 (3.42%) Law
4 269 (3.14%) Banking
5 219 (2.56%) Retail
6 205 (2.39%) Legal
7 95 (1.11%) Marketing
8 94 (1.10%) Advertising
9 91 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 85 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 70 (0.82%) Back Office
12 66 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 56 (0.65%) Publishing
14 42 (0.49%) French Language
15 31 (0.36%) Music Industry
16 29 (0.34%) Electronics
17 28 (0.33%) German Language
18 27 (0.32%) Games
19 24 (0.28%) Aerospace
20 21 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 1690 (19.74%) Analyst
2 1515 (17.69%) Support Engineer
3 1021 (11.92%) Support Analyst
4 821 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 695 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 650 (7.59%) Administrator
7 640 (7.47%) IT Support
8 563 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 418 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
10 415 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
11 387 (4.52%) Consultant
12 379 (4.43%) Technical Support
13 358 (4.18%) Server Engineer
14 322 (3.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 288 (3.36%) Developer
16 284 (3.32%) Server Support
17 264 (3.08%) Applications Support
18 254 (2.97%) IT Support Engineer
18 254 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 250 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (7.37%) .NET
2 295 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 269 (3.14%) HTML
4 239 (2.79%) Web Services
4 239 (2.79%) XML
5 163 (1.90%) CSS
6 121 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 99 (1.16%) WCF
8 97 (1.13%) Application Packaging
9 84 (0.98%) jQuery
10 63 (0.74%) Ajax
11 62 (0.72%) LAMP
12 58 (0.68%) Software Packaging
13 51 (0.60%) J2EE
14 45 (0.53%) XSLT
15 43 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (0.48%) COM
17 40 (0.47%) Middleware
17 40 (0.47%) HTML5
18 39 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 676 (7.90%) Blackberry
2 623 (7.28%) Clustering
3 573 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 291 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 260 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 204 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 203 (2.37%) Replication
8 165 (1.93%) Thin Client
8 165 (1.93%) Fat Client
9 148 (1.73%) iPhone
10 108 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 94 (1.10%) iPad
12 84 (0.98%) EqualLogic
13 79 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 79 (0.92%) CLARiiON
14 68 (0.79%) PDA
15 64 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 61 (0.71%) Mathematics
17 60 (0.70%) Firmware
18 56 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8562 (100.00%) Windows
2 4460 (52.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3319 (38.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2119 (24.75%) Windows 7
5 1423 (16.62%) Linux
6 1392 (16.26%) Windows XP
7 831 (9.71%) Windows 8
8 488 (5.70%) UNIX
9 445 (5.20%) Windows Vista
10 399 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 238 (2.78%) Solaris
12 200 (2.34%) Android
13 190 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 176 (2.06%) Windows 2000
15 141 (1.65%) CentOS
16 119 (1.39%) Ubuntu
16 119 (1.39%) Mac OS X
17 114 (1.33%) AIX
18 113 (1.32%) Debian
19 97 (1.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1845 (21.55%) ITIL
2 492 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 365 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 357 (4.17%) Change Management
5 347 (4.05%) Migration
6 328 (3.83%) Project Management
7 303 (3.54%) Problem Management
8 288 (3.36%) Mentoring
9 262 (3.06%) Incident Management
10 250 (2.92%) Service Management
11 247 (2.88%) Change Control
12 234 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
13 225 (2.63%) Load Balancing
14 209 (2.44%) CRM
15 194 (2.27%) PRINCE2
15 194 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
16 193 (2.25%) Configuration Management
17 183 (2.14%) Kalman Filter
18 163 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
19 149 (1.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2164 (25.27%) SQL
2 777 (9.07%) PowerShell
3 395 (4.61%) C#
4 244 (2.85%) Java
5 241 (2.81%) JavaScript
6 240 (2.80%) VBScript
7 237 (2.77%) Perl
8 233 (2.72%) VB
9 203 (2.37%) T-SQL
10 142 (1.66%) C
11 118 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 95 (1.11%) VB.NET
13 94 (1.10%) PHP
14 79 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 78 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 68 (0.79%) Python
17 55 (0.64%) Ruby
18 49 (0.57%) C++
19 31 (0.36%) VBA
20 28 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2030 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1333 (15.57%) MCSE
3 914 (10.68%) Degree
4 800 (9.34%) MCITP
5 742 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
6 643 (7.51%) MCSA
7 621 (7.25%) CCNA
8 564 (6.59%) MCP
9 489 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 446 (5.21%) Security Cleared
11 386 (4.51%) MCTS
12 326 (3.81%) SC Cleared
13 232 (2.71%) CCNP
13 232 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
14 184 (2.15%) CCA
15 178 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
16 148 (1.73%) DV Cleared
17 74 (0.86%) A+ Certification
18 61 (0.71%) VCAP
19 59 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 595 (6.95%) SLA
2 141 (1.65%) QA
3 102 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 90 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (0.28%) TickIT
8 11 (0.13%) COBIT
9 7 (0.082%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.070%) BS7799
11 5 (0.058%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.047%) HL7
12 4 (0.047%) DICOM
13 3 (0.035%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.012%) GMP
14 1 (0.012%) GLP
14 1 (0.012%) GPG13
14 1 (0.012%) EMIR
14 1 (0.012%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4736 (55.31%) Active Directory
2 2808 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1302 (15.21%) Hyper-V
4 923 (10.78%) XenApp
5 913 (10.66%) vSphere
6 637 (7.44%) VMware ESX
7 385 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
8 333 (3.89%) XenDesktop
9 222 (2.59%) XenServer
10 202 (2.36%) Terminal Services
11 137 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 136 (1.59%) UAG
13 103 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 92 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
15 85 (0.99%) MetaFrame
16 84 (0.98%) Terminal Server
17 83 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
18 82 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 72 (0.84%) ISA Server
20 70 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 886 (10.35%) SCCM
2 463 (5.41%) SCOM
3 462 (5.40%) Backup Exec
4 273 (3.19%) WSUS
5 234 (2.73%) NetBackup
6 225 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 126 (1.47%) Puppet
8 103 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 96 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 95 (1.11%) Nagios
11 70 (0.82%) HP SIM
12 68 (0.79%) Tivoli
13 60 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 60 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
14 59 (0.69%) SCVMM
15 57 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
16 53 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 48 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 46 (0.54%) ZABBIX
19 43 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4496 (52.51%) Microsoft
2 4284 (50.04%) VMware
3 2425 (28.32%) Citrix
4 1809 (21.13%) Cisco
5 1218 (14.23%) HP
6 713 (8.33%) Oracle
7 622 (7.26%) Symantec
8 567 (6.62%) NetApp
9 531 (6.20%) Red Hat
10 484 (5.65%) EMC
11 464 (5.42%) Dell
12 373 (4.36%) Juniper
13 291 (3.40%) CheckPoint
14 280 (3.27%) IBM
15 261 (3.05%) Veeam
16 260 (3.04%) Apple
17 181 (2.11%) McAfee
18 170 (1.99%) SolarWinds
19 139 (1.62%) CommVault
20 130 (1.52%) Avaya
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£40K depending on skills and experience) plus £2K bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £180000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 17 hours ago