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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4444 4517 4527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.22% 4.41% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.26% 16.00% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 3884 4048
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £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
29126 28228 30752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.65% 27.57% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24552 23722 26781
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -5 1879 £40,000 -5.88% 163
South East +6 1158 £37,500 - 107
Yorkshire -11 296 £32,500 - 31
West Midlands +21 273 £32,500 - 38
South West +22 251 £31,500 -3.07% 53
North West -3 250 £35,000 +20.68% 26
East of England -21 231 £35,000 +7.69% 21
East Midlands -39 106 £35,000 - 14
North East -4 29 £27,500 -24.13% 7
Midlands -6 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8639 (100.00%) Windows
2 4932 (57.09%) Active Directory
3 4727 (54.72%) Microsoft
4 4394 (50.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4364 (50.52%) VMware
6 3869 (44.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3542 (41.00%) MS Exchange
8 2834 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2544 (29.45%) Citrix
10 2391 (27.68%) MS Excel
11 2345 (27.14%) SQL Server
12 2253 (26.08%) DNS
13 2201 (25.48%) Windows 7
14 2187 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2023 (23.42%) SQL
16 1871 (21.66%) Firewall
17 1828 (21.16%) Cisco
18 1819 (21.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 1760 (20.37%) ITIL
20 1683 (19.48%) SAN
21 1662 (19.24%) TCP/IP
22 1639 (18.97%) MS Office
23 1601 (18.53%) DHCP
24 1468 (16.99%) Finance
25 1371 (15.87%) Linux
26 1369 (15.85%) Windows XP
27 1358 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2007
28 1295 (14.99%) Hyper-V
29 1294 (14.98%) LAN
30 1279 (14.80%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3542 (41.00%) MS Exchange
2 2187 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1358 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1230 (14.24%) IIS
5 915 (10.59%) SharePoint
6 898 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 705 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 503 (5.82%) Lync
9 316 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 304 (3.52%) Apache
11 177 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 155 (1.79%) Tomcat
13 137 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 97 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
15 79 (0.91%) CMS
16 74 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
17 70 (0.81%) IBM Notes
18 61 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
19 58 (0.67%) JBoss
20 52 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2391 (27.68%) MS Excel
2 1639 (18.97%) MS Office
3 101 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.44%) MS Project
6 22 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.081%) SPSS
10 7 (0.081%) FastStats
11 5 (0.058%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.035%) Maya
13 3 (0.035%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.035%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.023%) InDesign
15 1 (0.012%) Revit
15 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 104 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 12 (0.14%) Maximo
6 11 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.093%) SalesLogix
9 8 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.069%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.058%) Remedy AR System
13 4 (0.046%) Cognos Controller
13 4 (0.046%) GoldMine
13 4 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.046%) SAP R/3
13 4 (0.046%) assyst
14 3 (0.035%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 482 (5.58%) Office 365
2 239 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 88 (1.02%) IaaS
6 72 (0.83%) SaaS
7 51 (0.59%) PaaS
8 24 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.069%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.046%) GitHub
12 3 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.035%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2253 (26.08%) DNS
2 1871 (21.66%) Firewall
3 1683 (19.48%) SAN
4 1662 (19.24%) TCP/IP
5 1601 (18.53%) DHCP
6 1294 (14.98%) LAN
7 1266 (14.65%) WAN
8 953 (11.03%) VPN
9 583 (6.75%) Internet
10 392 (4.54%) NAS
11 375 (4.34%) Wireless
12 356 (4.12%) VoIP
13 321 (3.72%) VLAN
14 247 (2.86%) iSCSI
14 247 (2.86%) SSL
15 227 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
16 185 (2.14%) Network Security
17 183 (2.12%) SMTP
18 176 (2.04%) NetScaler
19 166 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2345 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 962 (11.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 589 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 391 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 258 (2.99%) MySQL
6 221 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 181 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 139 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 130 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 120 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 75 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 63 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 58 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
15 53 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
16 47 (0.54%) DB2
16 47 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
17 45 (0.52%) MS Access
18 39 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
19 32 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 105 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (1.20%) Subversion
3 84 (0.97%) TeamCity
4 71 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 69 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 52 (0.60%) LoadRunner
7 49 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 47 (0.54%) MSI
9 30 (0.35%) JIRA
10 27 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
11 25 (0.29%) AdminStudio
12 24 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 23 (0.27%) Selenium
14 21 (0.24%) SilkPerformer
15 18 (0.21%) SpecFlow
15 18 (0.21%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.10%) WinRunner
17 8 (0.093%) Ant
17 8 (0.093%) MSBuild
18 7 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1468 (16.99%) Finance
2 339 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 271 (3.14%) Law
4 247 (2.86%) Banking
5 180 (2.08%) Retail
6 149 (1.72%) Legal
7 126 (1.46%) Advertising
8 117 (1.35%) Marketing
9 107 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 85 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 83 (0.96%) Back Office
12 72 (0.83%) Publishing
13 52 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 38 (0.44%) Electronics
15 35 (0.41%) German Language
16 33 (0.38%) French Language
17 26 (0.30%) Aerospace
18 24 (0.28%) Music Industry
19 20 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1648 (19.08%) Analyst
2 1576 (18.24%) Support Engineer
3 959 (11.10%) Support Analyst
4 886 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 677 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 675 (7.81%) IT Support
7 635 (7.35%) Administrator
8 521 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 445 (5.15%) Consultant
10 438 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
11 431 (4.99%) Technical Support
12 417 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
13 359 (4.16%) Server Engineer
14 331 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 313 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 294 (3.40%) Developer
17 268 (3.10%) Applications Support
18 262 (3.03%) Network Engineer
19 237 (2.74%) IT Support Engineer
20 232 (2.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (6.92%) .NET
2 279 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 254 (2.94%) HTML
4 222 (2.57%) XML
5 183 (2.12%) Web Services
6 158 (1.83%) CSS
7 118 (1.37%) .NET Framework
8 101 (1.17%) Application Packaging
9 85 (0.98%) jQuery
10 79 (0.91%) WCF
11 57 (0.66%) Ajax
12 55 (0.64%) Software Packaging
13 50 (0.58%) XSLT
14 46 (0.53%) SOAP
15 43 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (0.45%) REST
17 37 (0.43%) Middleware
18 36 (0.42%) COM
19 35 (0.41%) XSL
19 35 (0.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 685 (7.93%) Clustering
2 624 (7.22%) Blackberry
3 569 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 273 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 250 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 243 (2.81%) Replication
7 169 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 166 (1.92%) Thin Client
8 166 (1.92%) Fat Client
9 140 (1.62%) iPhone
10 75 (0.87%) iPad
11 67 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 67 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 62 (0.72%) PKI
12 62 (0.72%) EqualLogic
13 61 (0.71%) Open Source
13 61 (0.71%) CLARiiON
14 53 (0.61%) Mobile App
15 45 (0.52%) PDA
16 44 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8639 (100.00%) Windows
2 4394 (50.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3869 (44.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2201 (25.48%) Windows 7
5 1371 (15.87%) Linux
6 1369 (15.85%) Windows XP
7 949 (10.99%) Windows 8
8 505 (5.85%) Windows Vista
9 457 (5.29%) UNIX
10 357 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 245 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 221 (2.56%) Windows 2000
13 188 (2.18%) CentOS
14 168 (1.94%) Solaris
15 154 (1.78%) Android
16 132 (1.53%) Mac OS X
17 109 (1.26%) Ubuntu
18 104 (1.20%) AIX
19 97 (1.12%) Debian
20 81 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1760 (20.37%) ITIL
2 522 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 446 (5.16%) Migration
4 404 (4.68%) Service Delivery
5 375 (4.34%) Change Management
6 356 (4.12%) Project Management
7 291 (3.37%) Problem Management
8 273 (3.16%) Mentoring
9 256 (2.96%) Service Management
10 252 (2.92%) Change Control
11 236 (2.73%) CRM
12 232 (2.69%) Incident Management
13 217 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
14 216 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
15 207 (2.40%) Load Balancing
16 195 (2.26%) Configuration Management
17 185 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
18 179 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
19 174 (2.01%) Time Management
20 157 (1.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2023 (23.42%) SQL
2 778 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 354 (4.10%) C#
4 250 (2.89%) VBScript
5 248 (2.87%) VB
6 231 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 222 (2.57%) Perl
8 208 (2.41%) Java
9 207 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 145 (1.68%) C
11 119 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 103 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 95 (1.10%) PHP
13 95 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 70 (0.81%) Python
15 60 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 48 (0.56%) Ruby
17 46 (0.53%) C++
18 22 (0.25%) XPath
19 16 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1819 (21.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1279 (14.80%) MCSE
3 834 (9.65%) Degree
4 728 (8.43%) MCITP
5 666 (7.71%) Cisco Certification
6 626 (7.25%) MCSA
7 571 (6.61%) Security Cleared
8 548 (6.34%) MCP
9 517 (5.98%) CCNA
10 492 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 441 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 333 (3.85%) MCTS
13 286 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
14 246 (2.85%) CCA
15 226 (2.62%) CCNP
16 183 (2.12%) DV Cleared
17 176 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
18 71 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 70 (0.81%) A+ Certification
20 64 (0.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 643 (7.44%) SLA
2 128 (1.48%) QA
3 85 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 81 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.22%) TickIT
8 10 (0.12%) COBIT
9 7 (0.081%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.058%) EMIR
10 5 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.012%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.012%) BS7799
11 1 (0.012%) GPG13
11 1 (0.012%) HL7
11 1 (0.012%) DICOM
System Software
1 4932 (57.09%) Active Directory
2 2834 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1295 (14.99%) Hyper-V
4 1054 (12.20%) vSphere
5 965 (11.17%) XenApp
6 642 (7.43%) VMware ESX
7 435 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 358 (4.14%) XenDesktop
9 202 (2.34%) Terminal Services
10 195 (2.26%) XenServer
11 144 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 97 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 90 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 87 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
15 82 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
15 82 (0.95%) vCloud
16 81 (0.94%) ISA Server
17 76 (0.88%) VMware Server
18 73 (0.85%) MetaFrame
19 71 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 970 (11.23%) SCCM
2 562 (6.51%) SCOM
3 446 (5.16%) Backup Exec
4 288 (3.33%) WSUS
5 270 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 237 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 120 (1.39%) Nagios
8 109 (1.26%) Puppet
9 95 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 91 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 90 (1.04%) SCVMM
12 84 (0.97%) HP SIM
13 81 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
14 79 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 66 (0.76%) Tivoli
16 63 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 56 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
18 54 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
19 53 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
20 52 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4727 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 4364 (50.52%) VMware
3 2544 (29.45%) Citrix
4 1828 (21.16%) Cisco
5 1143 (13.23%) HP
6 661 (7.65%) Symantec
7 570 (6.60%) Oracle
8 530 (6.13%) Dell
9 520 (6.02%) NetApp
10 509 (5.89%) Red Hat
11 487 (5.64%) EMC
12 350 (4.05%) Juniper
13 313 (3.62%) Apple
14 268 (3.10%) IBM
15 248 (2.87%) CheckPoint
16 211 (2.44%) Veeam
17 186 (2.15%) Avaya
18 163 (1.89%) McAfee
19 146 (1.69%) SolarWinds
20 139 (1.61%) AppSense
London
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Royal Association of Deaf People
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance, and benefits.
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking pension childcare vouchers, BUPA
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 48000 + bonus + excleent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31805.72 - £35781.44 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago