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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 100 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2841 4031 4204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.94% 3.85% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.26% 14.20% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 3400 3659
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
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
25242 28387 29951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.11% 27.12% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21549 23955 25208
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -60 1027 £40,000 -1.23% 99
South East -5 774 £36,500 -1.35% 76
East of England -24 240 £32,500 -2.98% 16
Yorkshire 0 214 £37,500 +10.29% 18
South West -48 161 £35,000 +11.11% 16
North West -9 156 £30,365 -6.56% 27
West Midlands -24 139 £35,000 +7.69% 24
East Midlands -3 111 £27,750 -8.26% 9
North East +7 26 £35,250 +29.35% 8
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5833 (100.00%) Windows
2 4096 (70.22%) Windows Server
3 3716 (63.71%) Active Directory
4 3697 (63.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3403 (58.34%) Microsoft
6 2958 (50.71%) VMware
7 2302 (39.47%) MS Exchange
8 1947 (33.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1684 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1644 (28.18%) Windows 7
11 1611 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1586 (27.19%) MS Excel
13 1565 (26.83%) SQL Server
14 1450 (24.86%) DNS
15 1443 (24.74%) Cisco
16 1438 (24.65%) Firewall
17 1363 (23.37%) Citrix
18 1358 (23.28%) ITIL
19 1272 (21.81%) SQL
20 1236 (21.19%) Hyper-V
21 1192 (20.44%) SAN
22 1080 (18.52%) Linux
23 1072 (18.38%) DHCP
23 1072 (18.38%) Microsoft Certification
24 1018 (17.45%) TCP/IP
25 1014 (17.38%) MS Office
26 977 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2013
27 912 (15.64%) Finance
28 884 (15.16%) Office 365
29 834 (14.30%) IIS

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 2302 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 1611 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 977 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 834 (14.30%) IIS
5 683 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 595 (10.20%) SharePoint
7 432 (7.41%) Skype for Business
8 261 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 183 (3.14%) Apache
10 154 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 106 (1.82%) Tomcat
12 105 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
13 101 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 63 (1.08%) CMS
14 63 (1.08%) WebSphere
15 57 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
16 51 (0.87%) JBoss
16 51 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
17 44 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
18 37 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 1586 (27.19%) MS Excel
2 1014 (17.38%) MS Office
3 45 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.29%) MS Project
6 16 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.10%) Revit
11 4 (0.069%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.017%) HipChat
13 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 68 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.19%) assyst
5 11 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.086%) Northgate Housing
8 5 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.086%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.051%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.051%) Documaker
9 3 (0.051%) Infor SunSystems
9 3 (0.051%) Line 500
9 3 (0.051%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.034%) FastStats
10 2 (0.034%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 884 (15.16%) Office 365
2 304 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (1.20%) SaaS
5 56 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 56 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 40 (0.69%) IaaS
6 40 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 34 (0.58%) Google Apps
8 26 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (0.34%) PaaS
10 13 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
11 9 (0.15%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1450 (24.86%) DNS
2 1438 (24.65%) Firewall
3 1192 (20.44%) SAN
4 1072 (18.38%) DHCP
5 1018 (17.45%) TCP/IP
6 826 (14.16%) LAN
7 811 (13.90%) WAN
8 715 (12.26%) VPN
9 386 (6.62%) VLAN
10 327 (5.61%) VoIP
11 321 (5.50%) NAS
12 256 (4.39%) Wireless
13 239 (4.10%) Internet
14 165 (2.83%) iSCSI
15 147 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
16 129 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
17 126 (2.16%) NetScaler
18 124 (2.13%) SSL
19 107 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
20 103 (1.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1565 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 670 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 390 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 304 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 145 (2.49%) MySQL
6 141 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 133 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 117 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 105 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 52 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 50 (0.86%) Relational Database
13 48 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 36 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 28 (0.48%) DTS
16 27 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
17 24 (0.41%) GIS
18 19 (0.33%) MongoDB
18 19 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 74 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (1.22%) JIRA
3 65 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 32 (0.55%) TeamCity
5 31 (0.53%) Subversion
6 28 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 26 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 24 (0.41%) Git (software)
9 22 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (0.33%) MSI
11 17 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (0.29%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.19%) Metasploit
13 9 (0.15%) InstallShield
14 7 (0.12%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.086%) AdminStudio
16 5 (0.086%) GitLab
17 4 (0.069%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 4 (0.069%) NUnit
General
1 912 (15.64%) Finance
2 208 (3.57%) Banking
3 188 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 168 (2.88%) Law
5 149 (2.55%) Retail
6 125 (2.14%) Legal
7 104 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 84 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 75 (1.29%) German Language
10 67 (1.15%) Advertising
11 61 (1.05%) Back Office
11 61 (1.05%) Marketing
12 38 (0.65%) French Language
13 34 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 31 (0.53%) Publishing
15 29 (0.50%) Games
16 26 (0.45%) Electronics
17 25 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.26%) Billing
19 13 (0.22%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 1134 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 1107 (18.98%) Analyst
3 880 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 756 (12.96%) IT Support
5 715 (12.26%) Support Analyst
6 568 (9.74%) IT Engineer
7 508 (8.71%) Administrator
8 494 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 488 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 475 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 397 (6.81%) Windows Engineer
12 358 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
13 337 (5.78%) Server Engineer
14 334 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
15 328 (5.62%) Infrastructure Support
16 325 (5.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 313 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
18 308 (5.28%) IT Analyst
19 303 (5.19%) Technical Support
20 288 (4.94%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (6.67%) .NET
2 245 (4.20%) Web Services
3 166 (2.85%) HTML
4 148 (2.54%) ASP.NET
5 137 (2.35%) CSS
6 126 (2.16%) .NET Framework
7 115 (1.97%) XML
8 86 (1.47%) jQuery
9 68 (1.17%) LAMP
10 66 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (1.06%) HTML5
12 61 (1.05%) WCF
13 60 (1.03%) CSS3
14 53 (0.91%) Middleware
15 45 (0.77%) SOAP
16 43 (0.74%) AngularJS
17 42 (0.72%) Ajax
17 42 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (0.53%) Software Packaging
19 27 (0.46%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 556 (9.53%) Data Centre
2 411 (7.05%) Clustering
3 316 (5.42%) Blackberry
4 303 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 230 (3.94%) Replication
6 185 (3.17%) Driving Licence
7 118 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 115 (1.97%) iPhone
9 114 (1.95%) PKI
10 104 (1.78%) Management Information System
11 88 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
12 79 (1.35%) EqualLogic
13 75 (1.29%) iPad
14 70 (1.20%) EMC VNX
15 61 (1.05%) Fat Client
15 61 (1.05%) Thin Client
16 49 (0.84%) HP Storage
17 42 (0.72%) EPoS
18 40 (0.69%) HP StoreVirtual
19 38 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5833 (100.00%) Windows
2 4096 (70.22%) Windows Server
3 3697 (63.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1947 (33.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1644 (28.18%) Windows 7
6 1080 (18.52%) Linux
7 822 (14.09%) Windows 8
8 555 (9.51%) Windows XP
9 453 (7.77%) Windows 10
10 337 (5.78%) Unix
11 262 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 175 (3.00%) Windows Vista
13 168 (2.88%) Solaris
14 128 (2.19%) Android
15 118 (2.02%) Windows 2000
16 114 (1.95%) CentOS
17 110 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
18 100 (1.71%) Mac OS
19 98 (1.68%) Mac OS X
20 78 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1358 (23.28%) ITIL
2 334 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 299 (5.13%) Migration
4 246 (4.22%) Project Management
5 245 (4.20%) Service Delivery
6 219 (3.75%) Service Management
7 208 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 204 (3.50%) High Availability
9 192 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (3.19%) Change Management
11 181 (3.10%) Problem Management
12 174 (2.98%) Incident Management
13 159 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
14 157 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 153 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
16 143 (2.45%) Load Balancing
17 137 (2.35%) Server Virtualisation
17 137 (2.35%) Time Management
18 131 (2.25%) Change Control
19 123 (2.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1272 (21.81%) SQL
2 747 (12.81%) PowerShell
3 214 (3.67%) C#
4 165 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 150 (2.57%) Bash Shell
6 148 (2.54%) Perl
7 147 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 124 (2.13%) C
9 114 (1.95%) Java
10 111 (1.90%) VBScript
11 97 (1.66%) VB
12 90 (1.54%) Python
13 47 (0.81%) Ruby
14 44 (0.75%) C++
14 44 (0.75%) PHP
15 37 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 32 (0.55%) VBA
17 29 (0.50%) Korn
18 26 (0.45%) VB.NET
19 19 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1072 (18.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 717 (12.29%) MCSE
3 452 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
4 440 (7.54%) MCSA
5 408 (6.99%) CCNA
6 387 (6.63%) Degree
7 353 (6.05%) MCITP
8 336 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 305 (5.23%) MCP
10 278 (4.77%) Security Cleared
11 179 (3.07%) SC Cleared
12 104 (1.78%) CCNP
13 103 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
14 101 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
15 99 (1.70%) MCTS
16 73 (1.25%) CCA
17 71 (1.22%) A+ Certification
17 71 (1.22%) DV Cleared
18 56 (0.96%) VCP5
19 44 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (8.55%) SLA
2 60 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (0.48%) QA
4 21 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.26%) COBIT
7 11 (0.19%) SAS 70
8 6 (0.10%) GPG13
9 5 (0.086%) RMADS
10 3 (0.051%) BS7799
11 2 (0.034%) HL7
11 2 (0.034%) ISO15022
11 2 (0.034%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.017%) DICOM
12 1 (0.017%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.017%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3716 (63.71%) Active Directory
2 1684 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1236 (21.19%) Hyper-V
4 605 (10.37%) XenApp
5 593 (10.17%) vSphere
6 345 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
7 301 (5.16%) VMware ESX
8 223 (3.82%) XenDesktop
9 194 (3.33%) Terminal Services
10 137 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 91 (1.56%) XenServer
12 84 (1.44%) VMware Server
13 66 (1.13%) NFS
14 64 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 64 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
15 58 (0.99%) Xen
16 54 (0.93%) DFS Replication
17 44 (0.75%) vCloud
18 43 (0.74%) Firmware
19 36 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 774 (13.27%) SCCM
2 463 (7.94%) SCOM
3 336 (5.76%) Backup Exec
4 228 (3.91%) WSUS
5 143 (2.45%) NetBackup
6 105 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 103 (1.77%) Nagios
8 91 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 89 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
10 83 (1.42%) Puppet
11 64 (1.10%) HP SIM
12 59 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
13 55 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
13 55 (0.94%) SCVMM
14 53 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 48 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 37 (0.63%) Data Guard
16 37 (0.63%) EdgeSight
16 37 (0.63%) SCOrch
17 36 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3403 (58.34%) Microsoft
2 2958 (50.71%) VMware
3 1443 (24.74%) Cisco
4 1363 (23.37%) Citrix
5 817 (14.01%) HP
6 503 (8.62%) Dell
7 420 (7.20%) NetApp
8 386 (6.62%) Symantec
9 323 (5.54%) Oracle
10 306 (5.25%) EMC
11 285 (4.89%) Red Hat
12 278 (4.77%) Veeam
13 206 (3.53%) Apple
14 187 (3.21%) Juniper
15 174 (2.98%) CheckPoint
16 169 (2.90%) IBM
17 167 (2.86%) Intel Security
18 155 (2.66%) SolarWinds
19 121 (2.07%) F5
20 111 (1.90%) Sophos
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Certs + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum 28days hols, overtime, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago