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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 131 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2035 3460 4399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.43% 3.44% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 13.00% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 3036 3766
Median salary £35,000 £36,254 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.45% -0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
20560 26610 29568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.52% 26.47% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17384 22732 24872
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 £24,772 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -73 686 £42,500 +6.25% 71
South East -36 479 £35,000 -4.10% 60
North West -15 199 £31,800 -2.15% 27
Yorkshire -5 173 £30,750 -18.00% 17
South West -38 172 £32,500 - 30
West Midlands -27 133 £28,000 -13.84% 17
East of England -48 128 £41,250 +26.92% 14
East Midlands -30 43 £33,500 +34.00% 4
North East +15 22 £40,000 +95.12% 7
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4440 (100.00%) Windows
2 3273 (73.72%) Windows Server
3 3029 (68.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2871 (64.66%) Active Directory
5 2523 (56.82%) Microsoft
6 2201 (49.57%) VMware
7 1625 (36.60%) MS Exchange
8 1350 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1288 (29.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 1258 (28.33%) Windows 7
11 1248 (28.11%) SQL Server
12 1091 (24.57%) DNS
13 1083 (24.39%) ITIL
14 1008 (22.70%) MS Excel
15 980 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 977 (22.00%) Firewall
17 972 (21.89%) Hyper-V
18 964 (21.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 947 (21.33%) Cisco
20 942 (21.22%) Citrix
21 929 (20.92%) Office 365
22 925 (20.83%) SQL
23 869 (19.57%) DHCP
24 815 (18.36%) TCP/IP
25 741 (16.69%) WAN
26 739 (16.64%) SAN
27 720 (16.22%) LAN
28 708 (15.95%) MS Office
29 704 (15.86%) Linux
30 692 (15.59%) PowerShell

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 1625 (36.60%) MS Exchange
2 964 (21.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 616 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 557 (12.55%) IIS
5 390 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 360 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 195 (4.39%) Skype for Business
8 141 (3.18%) Apache
9 134 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 83 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 83 (1.87%) Tomcat
11 73 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 47 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 43 (0.97%) JBoss
14 39 (0.88%) WebSphere
15 34 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
15 34 (0.77%) NetWeaver
15 34 (0.77%) nginx
16 31 (0.70%) CMS
17 27 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1008 (22.70%) MS Excel
2 708 (15.95%) MS Office
3 26 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.20%) MS Project
7 8 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.068%) HipChat
10 3 (0.068%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.045%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.045%) Windchill
12 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.023%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 20 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.18%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.14%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.090%) HiPortfolio
7 4 (0.090%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 3 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.068%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.068%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.068%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.068%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.068%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 929 (20.92%) Office 365
2 371 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (1.89%) SaaS
5 52 (1.17%) IaaS
6 44 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (0.72%) PaaS
9 25 (0.56%) Mimecast
10 17 (0.38%) G Suite
11 14 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.25%) OneDrive
14 10 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.18%) Dropbox
17 7 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1091 (24.57%) DNS
2 977 (22.00%) Firewall
3 869 (19.57%) DHCP
4 815 (18.36%) TCP/IP
5 741 (16.69%) WAN
6 739 (16.64%) SAN
7 720 (16.22%) LAN
8 476 (10.72%) VPN
9 309 (6.96%) VoIP
10 228 (5.14%) VLAN
11 211 (4.75%) Remote Desktop
12 191 (4.30%) Internet
13 159 (3.58%) Wireless
14 139 (3.13%) NAS
15 134 (3.02%) MPLS
16 124 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
17 118 (2.66%) Skype
18 98 (2.21%) SSL
19 93 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
20 92 (2.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1248 (28.11%) SQL Server
2 511 (11.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 318 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 240 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 105 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 105 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (2.21%) MySQL
7 82 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 53 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 49 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (0.92%) GIS
12 40 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
13 39 (0.88%) DB2
14 31 (0.70%) NoSQL
15 25 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (0.47%) Big Data
17 21 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (1.31%) JIRA
2 41 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 32 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 30 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 27 (0.61%) Subversion
6 26 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 23 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 19 (0.43%) MSI
11 12 (0.27%) ClearCase
12 11 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.20%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.20%) MSBuild
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.16%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.14%) Toad
16 5 (0.11%) Buildbot
16 5 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
17 4 (0.090%) Vagrant
General
1 544 (12.25%) Finance
2 152 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 113 (2.55%) Banking
4 108 (2.43%) Law
5 107 (2.41%) Retail
6 75 (1.69%) Legal
7 74 (1.67%) Back Office
8 60 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 60 (1.35%) Marketing
9 59 (1.33%) German Language
10 51 (1.15%) Advertising
11 50 (1.13%) French Language
12 45 (1.01%) Publishing
13 35 (0.79%) Games
14 24 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (0.47%) Billing
16 18 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 17 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.29%) Electronics
19 11 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 893 (20.11%) Support Engineer
2 856 (19.28%) Analyst
3 668 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 646 (14.55%) IT Support
5 483 (10.88%) Support Analyst
6 415 (9.35%) IT Engineer
7 412 (9.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 404 (9.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 361 (8.13%) Windows Engineer
10 352 (7.93%) Administrator
11 341 (7.68%) 3rd Line Support
12 308 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
13 262 (5.90%) IT Analyst
14 257 (5.79%) Server Engineer
15 244 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
16 240 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 239 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
18 213 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
19 210 (4.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 206 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (4.91%) .NET
2 200 (4.50%) Web Services
3 111 (2.50%) XML
4 101 (2.27%) HTML
5 82 (1.85%) CSS
6 69 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 38 (0.86%) SAP Basis
8 32 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 28 (0.63%) SOAP
10 26 (0.59%) jQuery
11 25 (0.56%) HTML5
12 23 (0.52%) JSON
12 23 (0.52%) LAMP
13 20 (0.45%) Regular Expression
14 18 (0.41%) Middleware
15 17 (0.38%) COM
15 17 (0.38%) WCF
16 16 (0.36%) ZeroMQ
17 15 (0.34%) J2EE
18 12 (0.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 421 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 277 (6.24%) Clustering
3 225 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 156 (3.51%) Replication
6 155 (3.49%) Driving Licence
7 130 (2.93%) Management Information System
8 114 (2.57%) Computer Science
9 94 (2.12%) iPhone
10 84 (1.89%) iPad
11 50 (1.13%) PKI
12 40 (0.90%) Fat Client
12 40 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 40 (0.90%) Thin Client
13 38 (0.86%) Statistics
14 37 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
15 30 (0.68%) Handset
16 29 (0.65%) Mathematics
17 27 (0.61%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4440 (100.00%) Windows
2 3273 (73.72%) Windows Server
3 3029 (68.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1288 (29.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1258 (28.33%) Windows 7
6 704 (15.86%) Linux
7 585 (13.18%) Windows 8
8 524 (11.80%) Windows 10
9 317 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 240 (5.41%) Unix
11 159 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 139 (3.13%) Mac OS X
13 133 (3.00%) CentOS
14 116 (2.61%) Solaris
15 88 (1.98%) Windows Vista
16 75 (1.69%) Apple iOS
17 72 (1.62%) Windows 2000
18 70 (1.58%) Ubuntu
19 64 (1.44%) Android
20 45 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (24.39%) ITIL
2 290 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 236 (5.32%) Service Delivery
4 215 (4.84%) Service Management
5 213 (4.80%) Migration
6 201 (4.53%) High Availability
7 190 (4.28%) Project Management
8 187 (4.21%) Mentoring
9 161 (3.63%) Problem Management
10 148 (3.33%) Change Control
11 128 (2.88%) Change Management
12 126 (2.84%) ITIL V3
13 112 (2.52%) Server Virtualisation
14 109 (2.45%) Load Balancing
15 107 (2.41%) DevOps
16 106 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (2.39%) Server Building
17 102 (2.30%) Incident Management
18 99 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
19 98 (2.21%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 925 (20.83%) SQL
2 692 (15.59%) PowerShell
3 134 (3.02%) C#
4 127 (2.86%) VBScript
5 106 (2.39%) JavaScript
6 104 (2.34%) C
7 98 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 91 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 75 (1.69%) Perl
9 75 (1.69%) VB
10 74 (1.67%) Python
11 64 (1.44%) Java
12 45 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 36 (0.81%) PHP
14 25 (0.56%) C++
15 24 (0.54%) VBA
16 23 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 21 (0.47%) Ruby
18 10 (0.23%) Korn
19 9 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 980 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 679 (15.29%) MCSE
3 433 (9.75%) MCSA
4 358 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
5 333 (7.50%) CCNA
6 318 (7.16%) Degree
7 286 (6.44%) MCITP
8 279 (6.28%) Security Cleared
9 274 (6.17%) MCP
10 271 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 177 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 127 (2.86%) DV Cleared
13 82 (1.85%) CCNP
14 81 (1.82%) MCTS
15 73 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
16 69 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
17 41 (0.92%) CISSP
18 37 (0.83%) DBS Check
19 35 (0.79%) A+ Certification
19 35 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (9.46%) SLA
2 63 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 57 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.72%) QA
5 15 (0.34%) HL7
6 13 (0.29%) DICOM
7 9 (0.20%) PMBOK
8 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.090%) GPG13
10 2 (0.045%) COBIT
10 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.023%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2871 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 1350 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 972 (21.89%) Hyper-V
4 468 (10.54%) vSphere
5 362 (8.15%) XenApp
6 248 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
7 216 (4.86%) VMware ESX
8 158 (3.56%) Terminal Services
9 157 (3.54%) XenDesktop
10 101 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
11 71 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
12 62 (1.40%) XenServer
13 60 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 52 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
15 49 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
16 42 (0.95%) NFS
17 41 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 38 (0.86%) VMware Server
19 35 (0.79%) Firmware
20 33 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 604 (13.60%) SCCM
2 289 (6.51%) SCOM
3 143 (3.22%) Backup Exec
4 130 (2.93%) WSUS
5 128 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 75 (1.69%) Puppet
7 71 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 51 (1.15%) Nagios
9 45 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (0.95%) Ansible
11 39 (0.88%) SCVMM
12 36 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
13 33 (0.74%) vMotion
14 31 (0.70%) SCOrch
15 30 (0.68%) HP SIM
15 30 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 29 (0.65%) AirWatch
17 28 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 23 (0.52%) FortiGate
19 22 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2523 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 2201 (49.57%) VMware
3 947 (21.33%) Cisco
4 942 (21.22%) Citrix
5 640 (14.41%) HP
6 259 (5.83%) Dell
7 237 (5.34%) Oracle
8 219 (4.93%) Red Hat
9 205 (4.62%) NetApp
10 183 (4.12%) Veeam
11 172 (3.87%) Apple
12 153 (3.45%) EMC
13 149 (3.36%) Juniper
14 142 (3.20%) CheckPoint
14 142 (3.20%) Symantec
15 137 (3.09%) Avaya
16 105 (2.36%) F5
17 104 (2.34%) SolarWinds
18 97 (2.18%) IBM
19 91 (2.05%) SonicWALL
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Galliard Homes
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + on-call - bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday