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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3940 4349 4529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.81% 3.86% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 14.32% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3336 3748 3940
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
27574 30364 28071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.66% 26.98% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23333 25738 23982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 0 1532 £42,500 - 152
South East -5 994 £37,500 +4.16% 97
East of England +4 329 £35,000 - 31
South West +15 309 £32,500 - 32
Yorkshire -12 249 £34,500 +6.97% 26
West Midlands -5 206 £32,500 - 36
North West -3 200 £31,500 +6.77% 36
East Midlands -7 115 £31,500 -5.97% 14
North East -11 16 £27,000 +10.20% 6
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 7840 (100.00%) Windows
2 4617 (58.89%) Active Directory
3 4532 (57.81%) Microsoft
4 4491 (57.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 4241 (54.09%) VMware
6 3477 (44.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3384 (43.16%) MS Exchange
8 2697 (34.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2229 (28.43%) Citrix
10 2220 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2129 (27.16%) MS Excel
12 2069 (26.39%) SQL Server
13 1966 (25.08%) Windows 7
14 1878 (23.95%) DNS
15 1761 (22.46%) Cisco
16 1760 (22.45%) SQL
17 1756 (22.40%) ITIL
18 1669 (21.29%) Firewall
19 1664 (21.22%) Microsoft Certification
20 1516 (19.34%) SAN
21 1512 (19.29%) TCP/IP
22 1499 (19.12%) Hyper-V
23 1419 (18.10%) DHCP
24 1391 (17.74%) MS Office
25 1223 (15.60%) Linux
26 1173 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2007
27 1148 (14.64%) IIS
27 1148 (14.64%) Finance
28 1129 (14.40%) WAN
29 1111 (14.17%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 3384 (43.16%) MS Exchange
2 2220 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1173 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1148 (14.64%) IIS
5 1027 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 879 (11.21%) SharePoint
7 576 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 566 (7.22%) Lync
9 336 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 175 (2.23%) Apache
11 173 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 156 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 90 (1.15%) Tomcat
14 89 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
15 64 (0.82%) WorkSite
16 56 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
17 54 (0.69%) IBM Notes
18 51 (0.65%) nginx
19 50 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
20 41 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2129 (27.16%) MS Excel
2 1391 (17.74%) MS Office
3 66 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 46 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (0.41%) MS Project
6 8 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.064%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.051%) InDesign
9 3 (0.038%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.038%) SPSS
10 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.026%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.026%) HipChat
10 2 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.013%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.013%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.013%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 97 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
3 32 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 15 (0.19%) Magento
7 14 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.15%) assyst
9 11 (0.14%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
10 8 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.089%) Primavera
12 6 (0.077%) Agresso
12 6 (0.077%) Maximo
12 6 (0.077%) Teamcenter
13 5 (0.064%) Sage 200
13 5 (0.064%) Sage 50
14 4 (0.051%) Eikon
14 4 (0.051%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 687 (8.76%) Office 365
2 255 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 82 (1.05%) SaaS
6 76 (0.97%) IaaS
7 67 (0.85%) Mimecast
8 52 (0.66%) PaaS
9 28 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.31%) Google Apps
11 16 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
14 6 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.051%) Google Drive
16 3 (0.038%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.026%) Sumo Logic
17 2 (0.026%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1878 (23.95%) DNS
2 1669 (21.29%) Firewall
3 1516 (19.34%) SAN
4 1512 (19.29%) TCP/IP
5 1419 (18.10%) DHCP
6 1129 (14.40%) WAN
7 1102 (14.06%) LAN
8 697 (8.89%) VPN
9 423 (5.40%) NAS
10 393 (5.01%) VLAN
11 383 (4.89%) Internet
12 326 (4.16%) VoIP
13 286 (3.65%) Wireless
14 248 (3.16%) iSCSI
15 199 (2.54%) NetScaler
16 160 (2.04%) MPLS
17 153 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
18 141 (1.80%) SSL
19 138 (1.76%) Network Security
20 133 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2069 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 890 (11.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 404 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 353 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 206 (2.63%) MySQL
6 185 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 141 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 108 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 107 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 93 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 81 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (0.79%) MongoDB
13 52 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 51 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
15 49 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 35 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
17 34 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
19 24 (0.31%) NoSQL
20 19 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 96 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 95 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 80 (1.02%) Subversion
4 64 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 54 (0.69%) JIRA
6 49 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 48 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 31 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 30 (0.38%) Selenium
10 24 (0.31%) InstallShield
11 22 (0.28%) NUnit
11 22 (0.28%) MSI
12 18 (0.23%) SpecFlow
13 15 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
15 11 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (0.13%) Hudson
17 8 (0.10%) SoapUI
17 8 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
17 8 (0.10%) MSBuild
General
1 1148 (14.64%) Finance
2 264 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 223 (2.84%) Banking
4 219 (2.79%) Legal
5 208 (2.65%) Retail
6 203 (2.59%) Law
7 139 (1.77%) Advertising
8 118 (1.51%) Back Office
9 114 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 78 (0.99%) Marketing
11 70 (0.89%) Publishing
12 69 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.47%) Games
14 35 (0.45%) Automotive
14 35 (0.45%) Electronics
15 31 (0.40%) Billing
16 30 (0.38%) French Language
17 24 (0.31%) German Language
18 23 (0.29%) Front Office
19 17 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1410 (17.98%) Analyst
2 1395 (17.79%) Support Engineer
3 973 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 741 (9.45%) Support Analyst
5 697 (8.89%) Administrator
6 601 (7.67%) IT Support
7 567 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 507 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
9 503 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
10 495 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
11 357 (4.55%) Consultant
12 340 (4.34%) Technical Support
13 288 (3.67%) Developer
14 283 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 268 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 261 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 258 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
17 258 (3.29%) Server Engineer
18 223 (2.84%) Technical Engineer
19 214 (2.73%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (6.57%) .NET
2 260 (3.32%) HTML
3 245 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 214 (2.73%) Web Services
5 197 (2.51%) XML
6 172 (2.19%) CSS
7 106 (1.35%) jQuery
8 99 (1.26%) XSLT
9 83 (1.06%) .NET Framework
10 60 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (0.75%) Software Packaging
12 54 (0.69%) CSS3
13 50 (0.64%) Application Packaging
14 49 (0.63%) HTML5
15 46 (0.59%) Ajax
16 43 (0.55%) COM
17 42 (0.54%) SOAP
18 36 (0.46%) Middleware
18 36 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 35 (0.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 738 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 559 (7.13%) Clustering
3 533 (6.80%) Blackberry
4 415 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 221 (2.82%) Replication
6 195 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 182 (2.32%) Fat Client
7 182 (2.32%) Thin Client
8 173 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 144 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 116 (1.48%) iPhone
11 97 (1.24%) Statistics
12 96 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 87 (1.11%) EMC VNX
14 78 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 75 (0.96%) EqualLogic
16 68 (0.87%) iPad
17 53 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
18 51 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
19 47 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7840 (100.00%) Windows
2 4491 (57.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 3477 (44.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1966 (25.08%) Windows 7
5 1223 (15.60%) Linux
6 994 (12.68%) Windows 8
7 978 (12.47%) Windows XP
8 359 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 356 (4.54%) Windows Vista
10 317 (4.04%) UNIX
11 179 (2.28%) Mac OS X
12 177 (2.26%) Windows 2000
13 164 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
14 156 (1.99%) Android
15 142 (1.81%) CentOS
16 112 (1.43%) Solaris
17 85 (1.08%) Debian
18 80 (1.02%) Ubuntu
19 73 (0.93%) Mac OS
20 72 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1756 (22.40%) ITIL
2 476 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 469 (5.98%) Service Delivery
4 451 (5.75%) Project Management
5 419 (5.34%) Migration
6 287 (3.66%) Change Management
7 272 (3.47%) Mentoring
8 253 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 247 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
10 239 (3.05%) Incident Management
11 227 (2.90%) Service Management
12 226 (2.88%) Load Balancing
13 214 (2.73%) CRM
14 211 (2.69%) Server Building
15 210 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
16 209 (2.67%) Configuration Management
17 197 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
18 162 (2.07%) Change Control
19 159 (2.03%) MVC
20 154 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1760 (22.45%) SQL
2 990 (12.63%) PowerShell
3 299 (3.81%) C#
4 297 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 232 (2.96%) Perl
6 204 (2.60%) Java
7 203 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 181 (2.31%) VBScript
9 169 (2.16%) VB
10 152 (1.94%) C
11 145 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 107 (1.36%) PHP
13 105 (1.34%) Python
14 92 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 66 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 48 (0.61%) VBA
17 37 (0.47%) C++
18 35 (0.45%) VB6
19 32 (0.41%) PL/SQL
20 31 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1664 (21.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1107 (14.12%) MCSE
3 687 (8.76%) MCITP
4 631 (8.05%) Degree
5 614 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
6 569 (7.26%) MCSA
7 556 (7.09%) MCP
8 555 (7.08%) CCNA
9 457 (5.83%) Security Cleared
10 446 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 298 (3.80%) SC Cleared
12 236 (3.01%) MCTS
13 226 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
14 202 (2.58%) CCA
15 179 (2.28%) DV Cleared
16 171 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
17 146 (1.86%) CCNP
18 75 (0.96%) A+ Certification
19 67 (0.85%) VCP5
20 55 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 766 (9.77%) SLA
2 142 (1.81%) QA
3 71 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 69 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.23%) COBIT
7 12 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.10%) GPG13
9 6 (0.077%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.051%) TickIT
11 3 (0.038%) BS7799
12 2 (0.026%) FISMA
12 2 (0.026%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.026%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.026%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.013%) GMP
13 1 (0.013%) GLP
System Software
1 4617 (58.89%) Active Directory
2 2697 (34.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1499 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 964 (12.30%) vSphere
5 892 (11.38%) XenApp
6 596 (7.60%) VMware ESX
7 419 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
8 304 (3.88%) XenDesktop
9 271 (3.46%) XenServer
10 231 (2.95%) Terminal Services
11 209 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 120 (1.53%) VMware Server
13 89 (1.14%) vCloud
14 85 (1.08%) UAG
15 83 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
16 71 (0.91%) Terminal Server
17 67 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 65 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
19 60 (0.77%) Xen
19 60 (0.77%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1023 (13.05%) SCCM
2 606 (7.73%) SCOM
3 348 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 233 (2.97%) WSUS
5 158 (2.02%) NetBackup
6 154 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 146 (1.86%) Puppet
8 103 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 98 (1.25%) Nagios
10 65 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
11 62 (0.79%) HP SIM
12 58 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 58 (0.74%) ARCserve
13 55 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 53 (0.68%) AirWatch
15 52 (0.66%) SCVMM
16 48 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
17 47 (0.60%) ZABBIX
18 38 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 35 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4532 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 4241 (54.09%) VMware
3 2229 (28.43%) Citrix
4 1761 (22.46%) Cisco
5 1111 (14.17%) HP
6 550 (7.02%) NetApp
7 539 (6.88%) Dell
8 519 (6.62%) Symantec
9 436 (5.56%) Oracle
10 395 (5.04%) EMC
11 378 (4.82%) Red Hat
12 314 (4.01%) Juniper
13 248 (3.16%) Apple
14 215 (2.74%) IBM
15 203 (2.59%) Avaya
16 196 (2.50%) CheckPoint
17 186 (2.37%) Veeam
18 166 (2.12%) Sophos
19 151 (1.93%) SolarWinds
20 141 (1.80%) AppSense
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Morgan McKinley
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Parking
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Autotask
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
MSSC
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £20,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago