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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 111 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2502 3732 4184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.73% 3.63% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.86% 13.68% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2150 3219 3575
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
23045 27279 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.13% 26.51% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19901 23119 24723
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -62 886 £44,000 +3.52% 82
South East -14 662 £37,500 - 63
Yorkshire +24 227 £35,000 +2.94% 30
East of England -40 170 £32,500 -7.14% 22
South West -26 168 £32,000 - 17
North West -13 158 £35,000 +14.75% 26
West Midlands -67 99 £30,000 -7.69% 13
East Midlands +10 98 £32,500 +15.04% 6
North East +31 34 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5371 (100.00%) Windows
2 3863 (71.92%) Windows Server
3 3518 (65.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3463 (64.48%) Active Directory
5 3220 (59.95%) Microsoft
6 2709 (50.44%) VMware
7 2020 (37.61%) MS Exchange
8 1740 (32.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1609 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1575 (29.32%) Windows 7
11 1480 (27.56%) SQL Server
12 1405 (26.16%) MS Excel
13 1334 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1293 (24.07%) Cisco
15 1259 (23.44%) DNS
16 1236 (23.01%) Firewall
17 1229 (22.88%) Citrix
18 1190 (22.16%) ITIL
19 1175 (21.88%) Hyper-V
20 1164 (21.67%) SQL
21 1053 (19.61%) SAN
22 1001 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 987 (18.38%) MS Office
24 983 (18.30%) Office 365
25 981 (18.26%) DHCP
26 980 (18.25%) Linux
27 906 (16.87%) TCP/IP
28 861 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2013
29 849 (15.81%) HP
30 799 (14.88%) Finance

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 2020 (37.61%) MS Exchange
2 1334 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 861 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 727 (13.54%) IIS
5 582 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 526 (9.79%) SharePoint
7 338 (6.29%) Skype for Business
8 229 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 187 (3.48%) Apache
10 135 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 108 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 91 (1.69%) Tomcat
13 88 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 56 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 54 (1.01%) JBoss
16 46 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
17 45 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
18 41 (0.76%) nginx
18 41 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
19 36 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1405 (26.16%) MS Excel
2 987 (18.38%) MS Office
3 43 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 13 (0.24%) MS Project
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
9 5 (0.093%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.037%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.037%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.037%) Windchill
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.019%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 66 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 24 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.13%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.074%) Hi Portfolio
9 4 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.056%) Documaker
10 3 (0.056%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.056%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.037%) FastStats
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 983 (18.30%) Office 365
2 323 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (1.30%) SaaS
5 57 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.56%) Google Apps
6 30 (0.56%) IaaS
7 27 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 26 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 25 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (0.34%) PaaS
11 15 (0.28%) OneDrive
12 11 (0.20%) Dropbox
13 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 5 (0.093%) GitHub
16 4 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.074%) Route 53
16 4 (0.074%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1259 (23.44%) DNS
2 1236 (23.01%) Firewall
3 1053 (19.61%) SAN
4 981 (18.26%) DHCP
5 906 (16.87%) TCP/IP
6 788 (14.67%) WAN
7 771 (14.35%) LAN
8 570 (10.61%) VPN
9 368 (6.85%) VoIP
10 301 (5.60%) NAS
11 273 (5.08%) VLAN
12 267 (4.97%) Wireless
13 217 (4.04%) Internet
14 169 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
15 135 (2.51%) iSCSI
15 135 (2.51%) NetScaler
16 122 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
17 119 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
18 117 (2.18%) Skype
19 106 (1.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1480 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 637 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 401 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 284 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 151 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 127 (2.36%) MySQL
7 123 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 109 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 103 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 53 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 41 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 36 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (0.67%) GIS
14 35 (0.65%) DB2
15 30 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
17 22 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
17 22 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 66 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (1.15%) JIRA
3 54 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 46 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 43 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 34 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 33 (0.61%) MSI
8 31 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (0.43%) Subversion
10 17 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.19%) CruiseControl
12 10 (0.19%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.13%) AdminStudio
15 6 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.093%) GitLab
16 5 (0.093%) NUnit
17 4 (0.074%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 4 (0.074%) CppUnit
General
1 799 (14.88%) Finance
2 189 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 188 (3.50%) Banking
4 169 (3.15%) Retail
5 145 (2.70%) Law
6 123 (2.29%) Legal
7 79 (1.47%) Back Office
8 72 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 71 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 64 (1.19%) Publishing
11 58 (1.08%) German Language
12 53 (0.99%) Games
13 50 (0.93%) Marketing
14 43 (0.80%) French Language
15 39 (0.73%) Advertising
16 36 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.63%) Billing
18 23 (0.43%) Electronics
19 20 (0.37%) Investment Banking
20 14 (0.26%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1074 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1029 (19.16%) Analyst
3 862 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 728 (13.55%) IT Support
5 643 (11.97%) Support Analyst
6 523 (9.74%) IT Engineer
7 480 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 451 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
9 445 (8.29%) Administrator
10 430 (8.01%) Windows Engineer
11 372 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 349 (6.50%) IT Support Engineer
12 349 (6.50%) Server Engineer
13 329 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
14 321 (5.98%) Infrastructure Support
15 302 (5.62%) IT Analyst
16 268 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
17 261 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 259 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
19 254 (4.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (6.24%) .NET
2 254 (4.73%) Web Services
3 139 (2.59%) HTML
4 124 (2.31%) XML
5 120 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 113 (2.10%) CSS
7 89 (1.66%) .NET Framework
8 65 (1.21%) jQuery
9 53 (0.99%) SOAP
10 52 (0.97%) HTML5
11 49 (0.91%) WCF
12 47 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (0.80%) CSS3
14 35 (0.65%) Middleware
15 33 (0.61%) LAMP
16 32 (0.60%) AngularJS
17 29 (0.54%) Ajax
17 29 (0.54%) MAPI
18 27 (0.50%) SAP Basis
19 25 (0.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 519 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 374 (6.96%) Clustering
3 288 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 275 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 243 (4.52%) Replication
6 202 (3.76%) Driving Licence
7 127 (2.36%) iPhone
8 111 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 100 (1.86%) Computer Science
10 93 (1.73%) iPad
11 85 (1.58%) PKI
12 66 (1.23%) EqualLogic
13 58 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
14 57 (1.06%) Fat Client
14 57 (1.06%) HP Storage
14 57 (1.06%) Thin Client
15 51 (0.95%) Smartphone
16 47 (0.88%) Private Cloud
17 44 (0.82%) EMC VNX
18 38 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5371 (100.00%) Windows
2 3863 (71.92%) Windows Server
3 3518 (65.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1740 (32.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 1575 (29.32%) Windows 7
6 980 (18.25%) Linux
7 742 (13.81%) Windows 8
8 538 (10.02%) Windows 10
9 443 (8.25%) Windows XP
10 336 (6.26%) Unix
11 257 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 189 (3.52%) Windows Vista
13 155 (2.89%) CentOS
14 152 (2.83%) Solaris
15 133 (2.48%) Android
16 116 (2.16%) Mac OS X
17 96 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
18 94 (1.75%) Windows 2000
19 93 (1.73%) Apple iOS
20 69 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1190 (22.16%) ITIL
2 331 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 243 (4.52%) Service Delivery
4 241 (4.49%) Migration
5 239 (4.45%) Project Management
6 214 (3.98%) High Availability
7 199 (3.71%) Mentoring
8 195 (3.63%) Service Management
9 169 (3.15%) Change Control
10 166 (3.09%) Problem Management
11 157 (2.92%) Change Management
12 145 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
13 144 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
14 141 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
15 136 (2.53%) Load Balancing
16 133 (2.48%) Server Building
17 130 (2.42%) Server Virtualisation
18 129 (2.40%) Incident Management
19 128 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
20 127 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1164 (21.67%) SQL
2 779 (14.50%) PowerShell
3 188 (3.50%) C#
4 149 (2.77%) T-SQL
5 130 (2.42%) C
6 129 (2.40%) JavaScript
6 129 (2.40%) VBScript
7 116 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 99 (1.84%) VB
9 98 (1.82%) Perl
10 80 (1.49%) Python
11 74 (1.38%) Java
12 59 (1.10%) C++
13 55 (1.02%) PHP
14 39 (0.73%) Korn
15 37 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.50%) Ruby
17 26 (0.48%) Bourne shell
18 22 (0.41%) VBA
19 17 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1001 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 667 (12.42%) MCSE
3 416 (7.75%) MCSA
4 388 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 361 (6.72%) Degree
6 354 (6.59%) Security Cleared
7 346 (6.44%) CCNA
8 302 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 277 (5.16%) MCITP
10 270 (5.03%) MCP
11 251 (4.67%) SC Cleared
12 110 (2.05%) DV Cleared
13 101 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
14 95 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
15 85 (1.58%) MCTS
16 79 (1.47%) CCNP
17 54 (1.01%) CCA
18 45 (0.84%) A+ Certification
19 42 (0.78%) VCP5
20 37 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (8.29%) SLA
2 71 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (0.73%) QA
4 25 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.20%) SAS 70
6 10 (0.19%) HL7
6 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.15%) DICOM
8 5 (0.093%) COBIT
8 5 (0.093%) RMADS
9 4 (0.074%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.056%) BS7799
10 3 (0.056%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.037%) GPG13
11 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.019%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3463 (64.48%) Active Directory
2 1609 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1175 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 523 (9.74%) vSphere
4 523 (9.74%) XenApp
5 312 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
6 245 (4.56%) VMware ESX
7 218 (4.06%) XenDesktop
8 182 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 161 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 110 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
11 95 (1.77%) XenServer
12 92 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
13 83 (1.55%) NFS
14 56 (1.04%) VMware Server
15 50 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
16 48 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 48 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
17 47 (0.88%) Firmware
18 43 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 771 (14.35%) SCCM
2 412 (7.67%) SCOM
3 287 (5.34%) Backup Exec
4 223 (4.15%) WSUS
5 155 (2.89%) NetBackup
6 147 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 90 (1.68%) Nagios
7 90 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 85 (1.58%) Puppet
9 83 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 83 (1.55%) SCVMM
10 55 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
11 49 (0.91%) HP SIM
12 48 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
13 43 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
14 41 (0.76%) Ansible
15 40 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
15 40 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 38 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 37 (0.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3220 (59.95%) Microsoft
2 2709 (50.44%) VMware
3 1293 (24.07%) Cisco
4 1229 (22.88%) Citrix
5 849 (15.81%) HP
6 413 (7.69%) Dell
7 354 (6.59%) NetApp
8 328 (6.11%) Symantec
9 300 (5.59%) Oracle
10 294 (5.47%) Red Hat
11 292 (5.44%) Veeam
12 268 (4.99%) EMC
13 233 (4.34%) Apple
14 194 (3.61%) Juniper
15 157 (2.92%) CheckPoint
16 149 (2.77%) IBM
17 110 (2.05%) SonicWALL
18 104 (1.94%) SolarWinds
19 102 (1.90%) CommVault
19 102 (1.90%) F5
South East London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum Life, Health, Dental, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 1 hour ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: From £22,500 to £29,795 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago