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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4289 4291 4619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.98% 4.20% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.75% 15.32% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3580 3769 4112
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
29071 28004 31351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.42% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24350 23974 27106
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 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -12 1639 £42,500 - 139
South East -5 1154 £36,000 -4.00% 116
East of England +15 320 £35,000 +5.26% 32
Yorkshire +4 291 £32,000 +3.22% 45
North West -2 272 £31,500 -10.00% 40
South West +3 251 £32,000 -5.88% 38
West Midlands -13 229 £32,500 -7.80% 30
East Midlands -7 140 £32,500 -13.33% 17
North East -26 10 £24,000 -31.42% 6
South Coast - 2 £50,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8558 (100.00%) Windows
2 4743 (55.42%) Active Directory
3 4517 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4511 (52.71%) Microsoft
5 4271 (49.91%) VMware
6 3531 (41.26%) MS Exchange
7 3128 (36.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2822 (32.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2525 (29.50%) SQL Server
10 2463 (28.78%) MS Excel
11 2394 (27.97%) Citrix
12 2308 (26.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2206 (25.78%) SQL
14 2098 (24.52%) Windows 7
15 2092 (24.44%) DNS
16 2056 (24.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 1975 (23.08%) Firewall
18 1846 (21.57%) ITIL
19 1831 (21.40%) Cisco
20 1744 (20.38%) SAN
21 1664 (19.44%) TCP/IP
22 1606 (18.77%) MS Office
23 1490 (17.41%) DHCP
24 1439 (16.81%) Linux
25 1435 (16.77%) Finance
26 1412 (16.50%) Windows XP
27 1378 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2007
28 1350 (15.77%) MCSE
29 1324 (15.47%) LAN
30 1322 (15.45%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3531 (41.26%) MS Exchange
2 2308 (26.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1378 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1281 (14.97%) IIS
5 991 (11.58%) SharePoint
6 776 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 754 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 507 (5.92%) Lync
9 398 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 281 (3.28%) Apache
11 241 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 207 (2.42%) Tomcat
13 183 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 151 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
15 91 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
16 81 (0.95%) CMS
17 77 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
18 69 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
19 64 (0.75%) IBM Notes
20 44 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 2463 (28.78%) MS Excel
2 1606 (18.77%) MS Office
3 122 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.55%) MS Project
6 21 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.12%) FastStats
9 9 (0.11%) SPSS
10 6 (0.070%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.047%) 3ds Max
11 4 (0.047%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.035%) Maya
12 3 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.023%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.023%) InDesign
14 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 96 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 24 (0.28%) assyst
4 21 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 14 (0.16%) Sage 1000
7 13 (0.15%) Maximo
7 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.13%) Movex
9 9 (0.11%) SunGard APT
9 9 (0.11%) FastVal
9 9 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.093%) Sage 200
10 8 (0.093%) Magento
10 8 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
11 7 (0.082%) Eikon
12 6 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.070%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 410 (4.79%) Office 365
2 257 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 114 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 108 (1.26%) SaaS
6 106 (1.24%) IaaS
7 63 (0.74%) PaaS
8 29 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.13%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.093%) GitHub
12 7 (0.082%) Basecamp
12 7 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.047%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2092 (24.44%) DNS
2 1975 (23.08%) Firewall
3 1744 (20.38%) SAN
4 1664 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 1490 (17.41%) DHCP
6 1324 (15.47%) LAN
7 1239 (14.48%) WAN
8 955 (11.16%) VPN
9 561 (6.56%) Internet
10 423 (4.94%) Wireless
11 410 (4.79%) NAS
12 402 (4.70%) VoIP
13 321 (3.75%) VLAN
14 257 (3.00%) SSL
15 240 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
16 233 (2.72%) iSCSI
17 228 (2.66%) Network Security
18 207 (2.42%) MPLS
19 199 (2.33%) SMTP
20 194 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2525 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 962 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 533 (6.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 371 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 284 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 269 (3.14%) MySQL
7 210 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 187 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 153 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 102 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 99 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 93 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 71 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 69 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
16 55 (0.64%) DB2
17 53 (0.62%) RDBMS
18 50 (0.58%) MongoDB
19 49 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
20 36 (0.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 109 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 106 (1.24%) Subversion
3 83 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 64 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 56 (0.65%) MSI
7 55 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 39 (0.46%) JIRA
9 26 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 21 (0.25%) AdminStudio
11 19 (0.22%) MSBuild
12 18 (0.21%) LoadRunner
13 17 (0.20%) Metasploit
14 16 (0.19%) Xcode
15 14 (0.16%) Introscope
16 12 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
17 11 (0.13%) SilkPerformer
17 11 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 10 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1435 (16.77%) Finance
2 315 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 304 (3.55%) Law
4 264 (3.08%) Banking
5 216 (2.52%) Legal
6 211 (2.47%) Retail
7 99 (1.16%) Marketing
8 94 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 87 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 86 (1.00%) Advertising
11 68 (0.79%) Back Office
12 64 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 47 (0.55%) French Language
14 46 (0.54%) Publishing
15 39 (0.46%) Games
16 36 (0.42%) German Language
17 34 (0.40%) Electronics
18 30 (0.35%) Music Industry
19 25 (0.29%) Italian Language
19 25 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1636 (19.12%) Analyst
2 1489 (17.40%) Support Engineer
3 1001 (11.70%) Support Analyst
4 818 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 708 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 704 (8.23%) Administrator
7 653 (7.63%) IT Support
8 565 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 437 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
10 418 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
11 392 (4.58%) Technical Support
12 387 (4.52%) Consultant
13 350 (4.09%) Server Engineer
14 317 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 290 (3.39%) Server Support
16 284 (3.32%) Developer
17 267 (3.12%) IT Support Engineer
18 255 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 248 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 243 (2.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 636 (7.43%) .NET
2 295 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 259 (3.03%) HTML
4 252 (2.94%) Web Services
5 235 (2.75%) XML
6 157 (1.83%) CSS
7 124 (1.45%) .NET Framework
8 99 (1.16%) WCF
9 85 (0.99%) jQuery
10 82 (0.96%) Application Packaging
11 71 (0.83%) Ajax
12 69 (0.81%) LAMP
13 66 (0.77%) Software Packaging
14 61 (0.71%) J2EE
15 49 (0.57%) XSLT
16 47 (0.55%) COM
17 46 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (0.54%) HTML5
18 40 (0.47%) REST
19 39 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 694 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 636 (7.43%) Clustering
3 271 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 264 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 231 (2.70%) Replication
6 207 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 151 (1.76%) Thin Client
7 151 (1.76%) Fat Client
8 139 (1.62%) iPhone
9 110 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 93 (1.09%) iPad
11 91 (1.06%) EqualLogic
12 81 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 78 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 78 (0.91%) CLARiiON
14 69 (0.81%) Firmware
15 67 (0.78%) SecurID
16 65 (0.76%) PDA
17 63 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
18 55 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8558 (100.00%) Windows
2 4517 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 3128 (36.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 2098 (24.52%) Windows 7
5 1439 (16.81%) Linux
6 1412 (16.50%) Windows XP
7 793 (9.27%) Windows 8
8 471 (5.50%) UNIX
9 431 (5.04%) Windows Vista
10 386 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 242 (2.83%) Solaris
12 204 (2.38%) Android
13 174 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
14 163 (1.90%) Windows 2000
15 154 (1.80%) CentOS
16 144 (1.68%) Mac OS X
17 121 (1.41%) Ubuntu
18 115 (1.34%) Debian
19 102 (1.19%) AIX
20 97 (1.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1846 (21.57%) ITIL
2 471 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 399 (4.66%) Service Delivery
4 374 (4.37%) Change Management
5 356 (4.16%) Migration
6 322 (3.76%) Project Management
7 320 (3.74%) Problem Management
8 257 (3.00%) Incident Management
9 253 (2.96%) Service Management
10 248 (2.90%) Load Balancing
11 232 (2.71%) Change Control
12 218 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
13 211 (2.47%) CRM
14 191 (2.23%) PRINCE2
15 178 (2.08%) Configuration Management
16 177 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
17 163 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
18 162 (1.89%) E-Commerce
19 155 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
20 147 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2206 (25.78%) SQL
2 818 (9.56%) PowerShell
3 398 (4.65%) C#
4 284 (3.32%) Java
5 247 (2.89%) Perl
6 242 (2.83%) JavaScript
7 226 (2.64%) T-SQL
8 221 (2.58%) VB
9 216 (2.52%) VBScript
10 140 (1.64%) C
11 117 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 115 (1.34%) PHP
13 94 (1.10%) VB.NET
14 75 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 72 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 69 (0.81%) Python
17 51 (0.60%) Ruby
18 47 (0.55%) C++
19 32 (0.37%) VBA
20 27 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2056 (24.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 1350 (15.77%) MCSE
3 935 (10.93%) Degree
4 818 (9.56%) MCITP
5 713 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 652 (7.62%) MCSA
7 616 (7.20%) CCNA
8 564 (6.59%) MCP
9 460 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 395 (4.62%) Security Cleared
11 389 (4.55%) MCTS
12 274 (3.20%) SC Cleared
13 223 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
14 204 (2.38%) CCNP
15 177 (2.07%) CCA
16 158 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
17 121 (1.41%) DV Cleared
18 74 (0.86%) A+ Certification
19 69 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 52 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 601 (7.02%) SLA
2 156 (1.82%) QA
3 104 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 87 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.28%) TickIT
7 8 (0.093%) COBIT
7 8 (0.093%) GMP
8 7 (0.082%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.082%) GAMP
8 7 (0.082%) GCP
8 7 (0.082%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.070%) BS7799
10 4 (0.047%) HL7
10 4 (0.047%) DICOM
11 3 (0.035%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.023%) GPG13
13 1 (0.012%) GLP
13 1 (0.012%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4743 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 2822 (32.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1322 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 951 (11.11%) vSphere
5 936 (10.94%) XenApp
6 643 (7.51%) VMware ESX
7 395 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
8 356 (4.16%) XenDesktop
9 230 (2.69%) XenServer
10 208 (2.43%) Terminal Services
11 150 (1.75%) UAG
12 141 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 113 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 97 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
15 95 (1.11%) Terminal Server
16 89 (1.04%) ISA Server
17 79 (0.92%) VMware Server
18 78 (0.91%) MetaFrame
19 76 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
20 63 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 882 (10.31%) SCCM
2 485 (5.67%) Backup Exec
3 452 (5.28%) SCOM
4 271 (3.17%) WSUS
5 222 (2.59%) NetBackup
6 219 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 138 (1.61%) Puppet
8 101 (1.18%) Nagios
9 100 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 92 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 66 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
12 64 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 63 (0.74%) Tivoli
14 62 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
14 62 (0.72%) HP SIM
15 59 (0.69%) SCVMM
16 52 (0.61%) ZABBIX
17 51 (0.60%) ARCserve
18 48 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 45 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 4511 (52.71%) Microsoft
2 4271 (49.91%) VMware
3 2394 (27.97%) Citrix
4 1831 (21.40%) Cisco
5 1257 (14.69%) HP
6 690 (8.06%) Oracle
7 633 (7.40%) Symantec
8 588 (6.87%) NetApp
9 508 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 473 (5.53%) EMC
11 457 (5.34%) Dell
12 362 (4.23%) Juniper
13 298 (3.48%) CheckPoint
14 267 (3.12%) IBM
15 259 (3.03%) Apple
16 254 (2.97%) Veeam
17 188 (2.20%) McAfee
18 158 (1.85%) SolarWinds
19 135 (1.58%) CommVault
20 118 (1.38%) Lotus
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Clevedon, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k + Car or £5k Car Allow
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago