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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / England
Rank 131 90 66
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1921 2913 4007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.43% 3.05% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.22% 11.71% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1665 2596 3421
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,950 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,651 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -

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
18804 24882 27492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.81% 26.09% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15939 21137 23275
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -35 706 £42,500 - 92
South East -26 444 £36,000 -1.36% 57
Yorkshire +27 190 £31,750 -20.62% 18
East of England -1 188 £35,000 +2.94% 16
South West -38 137 £28,500 -12.30% 17
North West -64 108 £30,000 -7.69% 36
West Midlands -16 84 £35,000 +8.52% 23
East Midlands -20 42 £32,500 +30.00% 10
North East +17 21 £31,000 +1.63% 6
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 3984 (100.00%) Windows
2 2936 (73.69%) Windows Server
3 2808 (70.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2625 (65.89%) Active Directory
5 2230 (55.97%) Microsoft
6 2012 (50.50%) VMware
7 1381 (34.66%) MS Exchange
8 1145 (28.74%) Windows 7
9 1141 (28.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1088 (27.31%) SQL Server
11 1020 (25.60%) DNS
12 985 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 973 (24.42%) MS Excel
14 957 (24.02%) ITIL
15 942 (23.64%) Office 365
16 915 (22.97%) Hyper-V
17 905 (22.72%) Firewall
18 889 (22.31%) Citrix
19 864 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
20 862 (21.64%) Cisco
21 822 (20.63%) SQL
22 797 (20.01%) Microsoft Certification
23 779 (19.55%) DHCP
24 674 (16.92%) Linux
25 662 (16.62%) TCP/IP
26 646 (16.21%) SAN
27 641 (16.09%) MS Office
28 609 (15.29%) PowerShell
29 590 (14.81%) LAN
30 577 (14.48%) WAN

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 1381 (34.66%) MS Exchange
2 864 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 546 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 478 (12.00%) IIS
5 347 (8.71%) SharePoint
6 322 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 226 (5.67%) Skype for Business
8 134 (3.36%) Apache
9 123 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 89 (2.23%) Tomcat
11 82 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 73 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 53 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 34 (0.85%) IBM Notes
15 32 (0.80%) CMS
16 28 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
17 27 (0.68%) WebSphere
18 18 (0.45%) JBoss
19 17 (0.43%) WebLogic
20 14 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 973 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 641 (16.09%) MS Office
3 22 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.10%) MS Project
8 4 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.075%) HipChat
10 1 (0.025%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.025%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 15 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 4 (0.10%) Infor CRM
6 4 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.075%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.050%) Bankmaster
8 2 (0.050%) Maximo
8 2 (0.050%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.050%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.050%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 942 (23.64%) Office 365
2 442 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 235 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (1.91%) SaaS
5 45 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 45 (1.13%) Mimecast
6 41 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.90%) IaaS
8 33 (0.83%) PaaS
9 23 (0.58%) G Suite
10 21 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1020 (25.60%) DNS
2 905 (22.72%) Firewall
3 779 (19.55%) DHCP
4 662 (16.62%) TCP/IP
5 646 (16.21%) SAN
6 590 (14.81%) LAN
7 577 (14.48%) WAN
8 449 (11.27%) VPN
9 248 (6.22%) VoIP
10 233 (5.85%) VLAN
11 193 (4.84%) Internet
12 163 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
13 148 (3.71%) NAS
14 128 (3.21%) Wireless
15 118 (2.96%) Skype
16 111 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
17 94 (2.36%) MPLS
18 91 (2.28%) Network Security
19 86 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
19 86 (2.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1088 (27.31%) SQL Server
2 448 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 310 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 194 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 119 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 107 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 94 (2.36%) MySQL
8 80 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 37 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 29 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
13 24 (0.60%) GIS
13 24 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 22 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 22 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (1.10%) JIRA
2 39 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 36 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (0.60%) MSI
5 24 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 22 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (0.38%) Subversion
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.20%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.18%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.15%) Toad
13 5 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.13%) WinDbg
14 3 (0.075%) Buildbot
14 3 (0.075%) Vagrant
General
1 487 (12.22%) Finance
2 146 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 107 (2.69%) Banking
4 104 (2.61%) Law
5 80 (2.01%) Legal
6 72 (1.81%) Retail
7 68 (1.71%) Back Office
8 64 (1.61%) Advertising
9 53 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 52 (1.31%) Marketing
11 46 (1.15%) German Language
12 38 (0.95%) French Language
13 35 (0.88%) Games
14 23 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 21 (0.53%) Publishing
16 14 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.35%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
18 7 (0.18%) Electronics
19 4 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 809 (20.31%) Support Engineer
2 736 (18.47%) Analyst
3 582 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 552 (13.86%) IT Support
5 403 (10.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 400 (10.04%) Support Analyst
7 377 (9.46%) IT Engineer
8 364 (9.14%) Administrator
9 360 (9.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 345 (8.66%) Windows Engineer
11 294 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 263 (6.60%) IT Support Engineer
13 262 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
14 238 (5.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 214 (5.37%) Server Engineer
16 208 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 204 (5.12%) IT Analyst
18 195 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 183 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 172 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (4.44%) Web Services
2 152 (3.82%) .NET
3 77 (1.93%) HTML
4 64 (1.61%) XML
5 63 (1.58%) CSS
6 51 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 27 (0.68%) HTML5
8 26 (0.65%) jQuery
9 25 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.58%) LAMP
11 18 (0.45%) JSON
11 18 (0.45%) Middleware
12 16 (0.40%) Regular Expression
13 13 (0.33%) ZeroMQ
14 12 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (0.30%) CSS3
14 12 (0.30%) REST
15 11 (0.28%) AngularJS
15 11 (0.28%) MAPI
16 10 (0.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 388 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 265 (6.65%) Clustering
3 220 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 145 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 136 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 130 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 115 (2.89%) Replication
8 98 (2.46%) iPad
9 93 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 87 (2.18%) iPhone
11 66 (1.66%) PKI
12 50 (1.26%) Fat Client
12 50 (1.26%) Thin Client
13 33 (0.83%) Hedge funds
14 32 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (0.73%) EMC VNX
16 26 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.65%) Private Cloud
17 25 (0.63%) Handset
17 25 (0.63%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 3984 (100.00%) Windows
2 2936 (73.69%) Windows Server
3 2808 (70.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1145 (28.74%) Windows 7
5 985 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 674 (16.92%) Linux
7 540 (13.55%) Windows 10
8 533 (13.38%) Windows 8
9 250 (6.28%) Windows XP
10 185 (4.64%) Unix
11 117 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 115 (2.89%) Mac OS X
13 86 (2.16%) Solaris
14 83 (2.08%) CentOS
15 81 (2.03%) Windows 2000
16 68 (1.71%) Android
17 63 (1.58%) Ubuntu
18 54 (1.36%) Mac OS
19 52 (1.31%) Windows Vista
20 48 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (24.02%) ITIL
2 287 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 216 (5.42%) Migration
4 212 (5.32%) Service Management
5 208 (5.22%) High Availability
5 208 (5.22%) Service Delivery
6 174 (4.37%) Project Management
7 150 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 134 (3.36%) Problem Management
9 129 (3.24%) Change Management
10 123 (3.09%) Information Security
11 117 (2.94%) Incident Management
12 113 (2.84%) Change Control
13 109 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
14 104 (2.61%) ITIL V3
15 102 (2.56%) DevOps
16 99 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
17 93 (2.33%) Configuration Management
18 91 (2.28%) Presales
19 85 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 822 (20.63%) SQL
2 609 (15.29%) PowerShell
3 118 (2.96%) C#
4 103 (2.59%) C
5 102 (2.56%) VB
6 95 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 84 (2.11%) VBScript
8 81 (2.03%) T-SQL
9 79 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 71 (1.78%) Python
11 51 (1.28%) Java
12 47 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 46 (1.15%) Perl
14 32 (0.80%) VBA
15 30 (0.75%) C++
15 30 (0.75%) PHP
16 24 (0.60%) Ruby
17 19 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 17 (0.43%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 797 (20.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 544 (13.65%) MCSE
3 322 (8.08%) MCSA
4 317 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
5 288 (7.23%) CCNA
6 279 (7.00%) Degree
7 273 (6.85%) MCP
8 215 (5.40%) MCITP
9 214 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 177 (4.44%) Security Cleared
11 89 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 87 (2.18%) CCNP
13 82 (2.06%) SC Cleared
14 68 (1.71%) MCTS
15 61 (1.53%) CISSP
15 61 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 51 (1.28%) DBS Check
17 49 (1.23%) A+ Certification
18 45 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
19 36 (0.90%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (8.41%) SLA
2 70 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 49 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.98%) QA
5 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.20%) GPG13
7 7 (0.18%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.050%) DICOM
9 2 (0.050%) HL7
9 2 (0.050%) ISO 14000
9 2 (0.050%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.050%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.025%) COBIT
10 1 (0.025%) GCP
10 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.025%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2625 (65.89%) Active Directory
2 1141 (28.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 915 (22.97%) Hyper-V
4 448 (11.24%) vSphere
5 356 (8.94%) XenApp
6 224 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
7 171 (4.29%) VMware ESX
8 147 (3.69%) XenDesktop
9 104 (2.61%) Terminal Services
10 81 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
11 70 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
12 56 (1.41%) XenServer
13 46 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 45 (1.13%) vCloud
15 41 (1.03%) VMware Server
16 34 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
17 32 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
18 27 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
19 26 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 26 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 516 (12.95%) SCCM
2 236 (5.92%) SCOM
3 112 (2.81%) Backup Exec
4 108 (2.71%) WSUS
5 99 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 57 (1.43%) Puppet
7 56 (1.41%) NetBackup
8 46 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 43 (1.08%) Ansible
9 43 (1.08%) Nagios
10 40 (1.00%) vMotion
11 31 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 27 (0.68%) HP SIM
13 24 (0.60%) Nessus
14 21 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
14 21 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
14 21 (0.53%) SCOrch
15 20 (0.50%) AirWatch
16 18 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 17 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2230 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 2012 (50.50%) VMware
3 889 (22.31%) Citrix
4 862 (21.64%) Cisco
5 492 (12.35%) HP
6 219 (5.50%) Dell
7 208 (5.22%) NetApp
8 159 (3.99%) Red Hat
9 155 (3.89%) Avaya
10 153 (3.84%) Oracle
11 151 (3.79%) Veeam
12 144 (3.61%) Apple
13 137 (3.44%) CheckPoint
14 120 (3.01%) Symantec
15 118 (2.96%) EMC
16 117 (2.94%) F5
17 114 (2.86%) Juniper
18 107 (2.69%) SolarWinds
19 95 (2.38%) SonicWALL
20 74 (1.86%) Google
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36k+ benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £33000 Per Annum Pension, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Pension Health
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-44K + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago