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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 120 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2411 3603 4191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.63% 3.52% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.62% 13.40% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 3161 3500
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
22713 26880 28927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.82% 26.27% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19610 22929 24225
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -81 833 £42,500 - 55
South East -21 604 £36,625 -2.33% 57
Yorkshire +28 230 £35,000 +2.94% 30
South West -27 189 £32,500 +10.16% 18
North West -3 167 £35,000 +9.37% 31
East of England -29 151 £35,000 - 19
West Midlands -36 125 £29,250 -10.00% 23
East Midlands +4 83 £32,500 +16.07% 8
North East +24 27 £35,000 +49.89% 7
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5059 (100.00%) Windows
2 3657 (72.29%) Windows Server
3 3323 (65.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 3287 (64.97%) Active Directory
5 2975 (58.81%) Microsoft
6 2548 (50.37%) VMware
7 1922 (37.99%) MS Exchange
8 1621 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1535 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1491 (29.47%) Windows 7
11 1392 (27.52%) SQL Server
12 1221 (24.14%) MS Excel
13 1215 (24.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1189 (23.50%) Cisco
15 1182 (23.36%) DNS
16 1164 (23.01%) ITIL
17 1160 (22.93%) Citrix
18 1123 (22.20%) Firewall
19 1090 (21.55%) Hyper-V
20 1068 (21.11%) SQL
21 978 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 958 (18.94%) SAN
23 951 (18.80%) DHCP
24 942 (18.62%) Office 365
25 910 (17.99%) MS Office
26 866 (17.12%) Linux
27 853 (16.86%) TCP/IP
28 822 (16.25%) HP
29 790 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2013
30 764 (15.10%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1922 (37.99%) MS Exchange
2 1215 (24.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 790 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 660 (13.05%) IIS
5 517 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 491 (9.71%) SharePoint
7 287 (5.67%) Skype for Business
8 181 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 176 (3.48%) Apache
10 118 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 94 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 83 (1.64%) Tomcat
13 70 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 48 (0.95%) JBoss
15 43 (0.85%) nginx
16 42 (0.83%) WebSphere
17 36 (0.71%) NetWeaver
18 34 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
19 29 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
19 29 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1221 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 910 (17.99%) MS Office
3 42 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.26%) MS Project
8 11 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.099%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.040%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.040%) Revit
12 2 (0.040%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.040%) Windchill
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.020%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 51 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.24%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.14%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.099%) Northgate Housing
8 5 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.099%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.079%) Hi Portfolio
10 3 (0.059%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.059%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.040%) CODA-Financials
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.020%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 942 (18.62%) Office 365
2 306 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (1.54%) SaaS
5 52 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (0.77%) IaaS
7 28 (0.55%) PaaS
8 20 (0.40%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.34%) Mimecast
10 16 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (0.32%) OneDrive
11 15 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.20%) Dropbox
13 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.059%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.059%) GitHub
17 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1182 (23.36%) DNS
2 1123 (22.20%) Firewall
3 958 (18.94%) SAN
4 951 (18.80%) DHCP
5 853 (16.86%) TCP/IP
6 764 (15.10%) WAN
7 740 (14.63%) LAN
8 509 (10.06%) VPN
9 357 (7.06%) VoIP
10 241 (4.76%) Wireless
11 239 (4.72%) VLAN
12 238 (4.70%) NAS
13 188 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
14 187 (3.70%) Internet
15 122 (2.41%) NetScaler
16 120 (2.37%) iSCSI
17 119 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
18 117 (2.31%) MPLS
19 113 (2.23%) Skype
19 113 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1392 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 583 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 359 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 266 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 133 (2.63%) MySQL
6 116 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 115 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 102 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 83 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 52 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 47 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 41 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
12 41 (0.81%) DB2
13 39 (0.77%) GIS
14 35 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
15 33 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (0.45%) NoSQL
18 19 (0.38%) Big Data
19 15 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 60 (1.19%) JIRA
2 48 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 41 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 36 (0.71%) MSI
6 35 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 32 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 28 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (0.42%) Subversion
10 20 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.18%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.16%) CruiseControl
13 8 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.14%) AdminStudio
15 6 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.12%) ClearCase
16 5 (0.099%) GitLab
16 5 (0.099%) NUnit
17 4 (0.079%) CppUnit
General
1 683 (13.50%) Finance
2 186 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 152 (3.00%) Retail
4 145 (2.87%) Law
5 143 (2.83%) Banking
6 110 (2.17%) Legal
7 76 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 75 (1.48%) Back Office
9 74 (1.46%) Publishing
10 55 (1.09%) German Language
10 55 (1.09%) Marketing
11 50 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 49 (0.97%) Games
13 46 (0.91%) French Language
14 36 (0.71%) Billing
15 33 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.55%) Advertising
17 18 (0.36%) Electronics
18 16 (0.32%) Online Betting
19 14 (0.28%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1018 (20.12%) Support Engineer
2 999 (19.75%) Analyst
3 791 (15.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 708 (13.99%) IT Support
5 607 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 479 (9.47%) IT Engineer
7 458 (9.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 418 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
9 416 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 392 (7.75%) Administrator
11 386 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 334 (6.60%) Server Engineer
13 333 (6.58%) IT Support Engineer
14 308 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
15 298 (5.89%) IT Analyst
16 278 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
17 258 (5.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 257 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 250 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
20 246 (4.86%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (5.69%) .NET
2 222 (4.39%) Web Services
3 132 (2.61%) XML
4 123 (2.43%) HTML
5 100 (1.98%) CSS
6 99 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 64 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 50 (0.99%) SOAP
9 46 (0.91%) jQuery
10 42 (0.83%) WCF
11 40 (0.79%) HTML5
12 39 (0.77%) SAP Basis
13 30 (0.59%) CSS3
14 29 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (0.55%) Middleware
16 27 (0.53%) Software Packaging
17 26 (0.51%) COM
18 23 (0.45%) LAMP
19 21 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 20 (0.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 494 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 331 (6.54%) Clustering
3 251 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 240 (4.74%) Blackberry
5 219 (4.33%) Replication
6 202 (3.99%) Driving Licence
7 122 (2.41%) iPhone
8 117 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 103 (2.04%) Computer Science
10 92 (1.82%) iPad
11 67 (1.32%) PKI
12 55 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
13 53 (1.05%) Fat Client
13 53 (1.05%) Thin Client
14 51 (1.01%) EqualLogic
15 48 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 45 (0.89%) HP Storage
17 41 (0.81%) Smartphone
18 36 (0.71%) EPoS
19 30 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5059 (100.00%) Windows
2 3657 (72.29%) Windows Server
3 3323 (65.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1621 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1491 (29.47%) Windows 7
6 866 (17.12%) Linux
7 727 (14.37%) Windows 8
8 528 (10.44%) Windows 10
9 412 (8.14%) Windows XP
10 308 (6.09%) Unix
11 234 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 163 (3.22%) Windows Vista
13 147 (2.91%) CentOS
14 138 (2.73%) Solaris
15 128 (2.53%) Mac OS X
16 115 (2.27%) Android
17 98 (1.94%) Apple iOS
18 81 (1.60%) Windows 2000
19 76 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
20 57 (1.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1164 (23.01%) ITIL
2 320 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 257 (5.08%) Service Delivery
4 228 (4.51%) Project Management
5 218 (4.31%) Migration
6 215 (4.25%) Mentoring
7 208 (4.11%) High Availability
8 206 (4.07%) Service Management
9 179 (3.54%) Problem Management
10 173 (3.42%) Change Control
11 145 (2.87%) Change Management
12 142 (2.81%) Server Virtualisation
13 135 (2.67%) Load Balancing
14 132 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
15 121 (2.39%) CRM
16 120 (2.37%) Server Building
17 117 (2.31%) ITIL V3
18 115 (2.27%) Incident Management
19 114 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
19 114 (2.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1068 (21.11%) SQL
2 745 (14.73%) PowerShell
3 155 (3.06%) C#
4 136 (2.69%) T-SQL
5 132 (2.61%) VBScript
6 117 (2.31%) C
7 108 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 103 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 96 (1.90%) Perl
10 94 (1.86%) VB
11 77 (1.52%) Python
12 67 (1.32%) Java
13 52 (1.03%) C++
14 49 (0.97%) PHP
15 37 (0.73%) Korn
16 31 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 28 (0.55%) Ruby
18 26 (0.51%) Bourne shell
19 22 (0.43%) VBA
20 12 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 978 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 657 (12.99%) MCSE
3 424 (8.38%) MCSA
4 362 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
5 351 (6.94%) Degree
6 347 (6.86%) Security Cleared
7 328 (6.48%) CCNA
8 290 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 268 (5.30%) MCITP
10 253 (5.00%) MCP
11 247 (4.88%) SC Cleared
12 118 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 95 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
14 90 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
15 83 (1.64%) MCTS
16 65 (1.28%) CCNP
17 50 (0.99%) A+ Certification
18 47 (0.93%) CCA
19 34 (0.67%) CISSP
20 31 (0.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (8.66%) SLA
2 70 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.73%) QA
5 16 (0.32%) HL7
6 14 (0.28%) DICOM
7 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.079%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.079%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.059%) COBIT
10 2 (0.040%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.040%) RMADS
10 2 (0.040%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.020%) GPG13
11 1 (0.020%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3287 (64.97%) Active Directory
2 1535 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1090 (21.55%) Hyper-V
4 527 (10.42%) vSphere
5 486 (9.61%) XenApp
6 294 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
7 235 (4.65%) VMware ESX
8 213 (4.21%) XenDesktop
9 180 (3.56%) Terminal Services
10 150 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 109 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
12 88 (1.74%) XenServer
13 82 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
14 76 (1.50%) NFS
15 56 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
16 51 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 44 (0.87%) VMware Server
18 43 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
19 40 (0.79%) DFS Replication
20 39 (0.77%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 742 (14.67%) SCCM
2 388 (7.67%) SCOM
3 255 (5.04%) Backup Exec
4 204 (4.03%) WSUS
5 149 (2.95%) NetBackup
6 148 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 87 (1.72%) Puppet
8 82 (1.62%) Nagios
9 80 (1.58%) SCVMM
10 74 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 62 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 57 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
13 43 (0.85%) Ansible
13 43 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
14 38 (0.75%) AirWatch
14 38 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
15 35 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
16 34 (0.67%) HP SIM
16 34 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 32 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2975 (58.81%) Microsoft
2 2548 (50.37%) VMware
3 1189 (23.50%) Cisco
4 1160 (22.93%) Citrix
5 822 (16.25%) HP
6 363 (7.18%) Dell
7 316 (6.25%) NetApp
8 287 (5.67%) Symantec
9 286 (5.65%) Oracle
10 276 (5.46%) Veeam
11 259 (5.12%) Red Hat
12 228 (4.51%) EMC
13 220 (4.35%) Apple
14 178 (3.52%) Juniper
15 149 (2.95%) CheckPoint
16 117 (2.31%) IBM
17 116 (2.29%) SolarWinds
18 107 (2.12%) Avaya
19 100 (1.98%) SonicWALL
20 97 (1.92%) Mitel
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Net Talent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum £45K, Healthcare, Life Cover, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum Life, Health, Dental, Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £38,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday