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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4018 4286 4741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.88% 3.87% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.31% 14.43% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 3704 4091
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
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
28074 29701 28204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 26.84% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23690 24950 23923
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -1 1662 £41,000 -1.20% 172
South East +6 912 £37,000 +5.71% 97
East of England -1 385 £33,500 -4.28% 39
South West +14 286 £31,500 -3.07% 50
Yorkshire -26 241 £34,000 +4.61% 37
North West -6 204 £33,500 +14.84% 54
West Midlands -10 179 £32,500 - 31
East Midlands 0 136 £30,500 -12.85% 20
North East -7 23 £27,500 -8.33% 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 27 April 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 8160 (100.00%) Windows
2 4780 (58.58%) Microsoft
3 4759 (58.32%) Active Directory
4 4355 (53.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 4348 (53.28%) VMware
6 3833 (46.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 3558 (43.60%) MS Exchange
8 2809 (34.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2348 (28.77%) Citrix
10 2280 (27.94%) MS Excel
11 2245 (27.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2165 (26.53%) SQL Server
13 2128 (26.08%) Windows 7
14 1967 (24.11%) DNS
15 1852 (22.70%) SQL
16 1837 (22.51%) Cisco
17 1774 (21.74%) Firewall
18 1713 (20.99%) Microsoft Certification
19 1711 (20.97%) ITIL
20 1587 (19.45%) SAN
21 1555 (19.06%) MS Office
22 1551 (19.01%) TCP/IP
23 1540 (18.87%) Hyper-V
24 1420 (17.40%) DHCP
25 1316 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
26 1235 (15.13%) Linux
27 1217 (14.91%) MCSE
28 1180 (14.46%) Finance
29 1171 (14.35%) WAN
30 1160 (14.22%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3558 (43.60%) MS Exchange
2 2245 (27.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1316 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1142 (14.00%) IIS
5 948 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 915 (11.21%) SharePoint
7 687 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 622 (7.62%) Lync
9 347 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 213 (2.61%) Apache
11 161 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 146 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 125 (1.53%) Tomcat
14 93 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
15 81 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
16 69 (0.85%) WorkSite
17 65 (0.80%) IBM Notes
18 54 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
19 38 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
19 38 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 2280 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 1555 (19.06%) MS Office
3 52 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.34%) MS Project
6 19 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.086%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.086%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.074%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.049%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.049%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.037%) SPSS
11 2 (0.025%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.025%) HipChat
12 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.012%) InDesign
12 1 (0.012%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 96 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 33 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.17%) assyst
6 14 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 10 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 9 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.086%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.074%) Maximo
11 5 (0.061%) Sage 50
12 4 (0.049%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.049%) Eikon
13 3 (0.037%) Magento
13 3 (0.037%) Epicor Vantage
13 3 (0.037%) Primavera
14 2 (0.025%) HiPortfolio
14 2 (0.025%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 636 (7.79%) Office 365
2 253 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 103 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 78 (0.96%) SaaS
6 64 (0.78%) Mimecast
7 49 (0.60%) IaaS
8 43 (0.53%) PaaS
9 32 (0.39%) Google Apps
10 23 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.086%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.074%) Symantec.cloud
14 4 (0.049%) Google Drive
14 4 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.037%) Sumo Logic
16 2 (0.025%) Datadog
16 2 (0.025%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1967 (24.11%) DNS
2 1774 (21.74%) Firewall
3 1587 (19.45%) SAN
4 1551 (19.01%) TCP/IP
5 1420 (17.40%) DHCP
6 1171 (14.35%) WAN
7 1160 (14.22%) LAN
8 800 (9.80%) VPN
9 424 (5.20%) Internet
10 399 (4.89%) NAS
11 348 (4.26%) VLAN
12 307 (3.76%) Wireless
13 296 (3.63%) VoIP
14 257 (3.15%) iSCSI
15 189 (2.32%) NetScaler
16 161 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
17 159 (1.95%) SSL
18 157 (1.92%) MPLS
19 139 (1.70%) Network Security
20 134 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2165 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 935 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 475 (5.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 403 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 235 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 216 (2.65%) MySQL
7 183 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 127 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 99 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 94 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (1.02%) Relational Database
12 70 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 68 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
15 43 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 35 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (0.34%) RDBMS
19 27 (0.33%) NoSQL
20 26 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 88 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 58 (0.71%) Subversion
4 46 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 42 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 31 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 30 (0.37%) JIRA
9 20 (0.25%) LoadRunner
10 18 (0.22%) Selenium
10 18 (0.22%) MSI
11 13 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.15%) InstallShield
13 11 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (0.13%) NUnit
13 11 (0.13%) SpecFlow
14 10 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (0.098%) Facilita Forecast
15 8 (0.098%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1180 (14.46%) Finance
2 301 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 245 (3.00%) Law
4 226 (2.77%) Banking
5 198 (2.43%) Retail
6 175 (2.14%) Advertising
7 172 (2.11%) Legal
8 116 (1.42%) Back Office
9 113 (1.38%) Marketing
10 95 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 90 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 81 (0.99%) Publishing
13 49 (0.60%) Electronics
14 36 (0.44%) Games
15 31 (0.38%) Front Office
16 30 (0.37%) Billing
17 29 (0.36%) Investment Banking
18 27 (0.33%) French Language
18 27 (0.33%) German Language
19 22 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1498 (18.36%) Support Engineer
2 1396 (17.11%) Analyst
3 976 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 732 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 670 (8.21%) IT Support
6 657 (8.05%) Administrator
7 593 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 528 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 486 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
10 463 (5.67%) Systems Engineer
11 448 (5.49%) Consultant
12 364 (4.46%) Technical Support
13 324 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 309 (3.79%) Server Engineer
15 274 (3.36%) Developer
16 268 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 244 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
18 242 (2.97%) IT Support Engineer
19 236 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 203 (2.49%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (6.09%) .NET
2 251 (3.08%) HTML
3 233 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 201 (2.46%) XML
5 194 (2.38%) Web Services
6 159 (1.95%) CSS
7 89 (1.09%) jQuery
8 88 (1.08%) XSLT
9 83 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 61 (0.75%) COM
11 59 (0.72%) Software Packaging
12 53 (0.65%) CSS3
13 48 (0.59%) HTML5
13 48 (0.59%) Application Packaging
13 48 (0.59%) Ajax
14 44 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (0.47%) SOAP
16 36 (0.44%) WCF
17 33 (0.40%) Middleware
18 29 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 618 (7.57%) Clustering
2 561 (6.88%) Blackberry
3 516 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (2.95%) Replication
5 236 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 199 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 199 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 194 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 135 (1.65%) iPhone
9 128 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 109 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 78 (0.96%) Statistics
12 75 (0.92%) iPad
13 71 (0.87%) Open Source
14 67 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
15 51 (0.63%) EqualLogic
16 48 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
17 43 (0.53%) Mathematics
18 42 (0.51%) Private Cloud
19 41 (0.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8160 (100.00%) Windows
2 4355 (53.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 3833 (46.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2128 (26.08%) Windows 7
5 1235 (15.13%) Linux
6 1106 (13.55%) Windows XP
7 1013 (12.41%) Windows 8
8 422 (5.17%) Windows Vista
9 331 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 326 (4.00%) UNIX
11 207 (2.54%) Windows 2000
12 185 (2.27%) CentOS
13 179 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 168 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 149 (1.83%) Android
16 122 (1.50%) Solaris
17 79 (0.97%) Apple iOS
18 73 (0.89%) Ubuntu
19 65 (0.80%) Mac OS
20 58 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1711 (20.97%) ITIL
2 509 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 479 (5.87%) Service Delivery
4 434 (5.32%) Migration
5 424 (5.20%) Project Management
6 305 (3.74%) Change Management
7 283 (3.47%) Problem Management
8 273 (3.35%) Mentoring
9 257 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
10 249 (3.05%) Incident Management
11 234 (2.87%) Load Balancing
11 234 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
12 227 (2.78%) Service Management
12 227 (2.78%) CRM
13 203 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 193 (2.37%) Time Management
15 181 (2.22%) Configuration Management
16 178 (2.18%) Change Control
17 171 (2.10%) Data Protection
18 151 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1852 (22.70%) SQL
2 896 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 286 (3.50%) C#
4 261 (3.20%) JavaScript
5 231 (2.83%) Perl
6 217 (2.66%) Java
7 209 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 195 (2.39%) VBScript
9 178 (2.18%) VB
10 144 (1.76%) C
11 124 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 107 (1.31%) PHP
13 97 (1.19%) Python
14 91 (1.12%) VB.NET
15 88 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 47 (0.58%) Ruby
17 43 (0.53%) VBA
18 28 (0.34%) PL/SQL
18 28 (0.34%) VB6
19 27 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1713 (20.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1217 (14.91%) MCSE
3 686 (8.41%) Degree
4 658 (8.06%) MCITP
5 619 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
6 560 (6.86%) MCSA
7 556 (6.81%) MCP
8 548 (6.72%) Security Cleared
9 528 (6.47%) CCNA
10 424 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 402 (4.93%) SC Cleared
12 260 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
13 248 (3.04%) MCTS
14 238 (2.92%) CCA
15 204 (2.50%) DV Cleared
16 181 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
17 146 (1.79%) CCNP
18 77 (0.94%) VCP5
19 64 (0.78%) A+ Certification
20 53 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 715 (8.76%) SLA
2 96 (1.18%) QA
3 73 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 35 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.17%) COBIT
8 8 (0.098%) GPG13
8 8 (0.098%) TickIT
9 6 (0.074%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.049%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.025%) FISMA
11 2 (0.025%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.025%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.025%) BS7799
12 1 (0.012%) GMP
12 1 (0.012%) GLP
System Software
1 4759 (58.32%) Active Directory
2 2809 (34.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1540 (18.87%) Hyper-V
4 1027 (12.59%) vSphere
5 931 (11.41%) XenApp
6 640 (7.84%) VMware ESX
7 439 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
8 363 (4.45%) XenDesktop
9 255 (3.13%) XenServer
10 205 (2.51%) Terminal Services
11 201 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 121 (1.48%) VMware Server
13 101 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 92 (1.13%) vCloud
15 85 (1.04%) Xen
16 82 (1.00%) ISA Server
17 77 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
18 72 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
19 64 (0.78%) Terminal Server
20 53 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1085 (13.30%) SCCM
2 690 (8.46%) SCOM
3 407 (4.99%) Backup Exec
4 260 (3.19%) WSUS
5 211 (2.59%) NetBackup
6 180 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 126 (1.54%) Nagios
8 107 (1.31%) Puppet
9 97 (1.19%) SCVMM
10 80 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 78 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 64 (0.78%) SCDPM
12 64 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
13 63 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 57 (0.70%) ARCserve
15 55 (0.67%) HP SIM
15 55 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
16 53 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
17 51 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
18 46 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4780 (58.58%) Microsoft
2 4348 (53.28%) VMware
3 2348 (28.77%) Citrix
4 1837 (22.51%) Cisco
5 1158 (14.19%) HP
6 591 (7.24%) Symantec
7 575 (7.05%) Dell
8 541 (6.63%) NetApp
9 452 (5.54%) EMC
10 419 (5.13%) Oracle
11 413 (5.06%) Red Hat
12 320 (3.92%) Juniper
13 285 (3.49%) Apple
14 220 (2.70%) CheckPoint
15 219 (2.68%) IBM
16 215 (2.63%) Avaya
17 185 (2.27%) Veeam
18 175 (2.14%) Sophos
19 162 (1.99%) SolarWinds
20 152 (1.86%) McAfee
Cambridgeshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: bonus, Pension, benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Herefordshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Relocation, Bonus, Pension, oncall
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 5 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Hays IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago