The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 70 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 32 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.18% 2.29% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.31% 10.70% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 33
Median salary £41,375 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
247 299 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.37% 21.36% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 178 226 231
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex 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 Essex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 4 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
Brentwood +6 7 £49,000 +180.00%
Colchester +6 4 £45,625 +44.84%
Basildon +7 1 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Chelmsford -8 1 £41,500 +88.63%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Billericay - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Windows Server
3 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
5 20 (48.78%) MS Exchange
6 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
6 19 (46.34%) Office 365
7 16 (39.02%) VMware
7 16 (39.02%) SCCM
8 14 (34.15%) Cisco
9 12 (29.27%) SQL
10 11 (26.83%) ITIL
10 11 (26.83%) DNS
10 11 (26.83%) Citrix
10 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (24.39%) DHCP
12 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
12 9 (21.95%) IIS
12 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (19.51%) XenApp
13 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (17.07%) WSUS
14 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
15 6 (14.63%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 20 (48.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.95%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (14.63%) SAN
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 3 (7.32%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) LAN
7 3 (7.32%) WAN
8 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (2.44%) FTP
9 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.44%) NAS
9 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Support
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
1 1 (2.44%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
1 1 (2.44%) VXML
1 1 (2.44%) WinForms
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Social Network
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Windows Server
3 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
6 6 (14.63%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.88%) Unix
11 1 (2.44%) Debian
11 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Change Control
2 5 (12.20%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.88%) BCP
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Process Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) VB
3 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Tcl
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) VB6
4 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) MCSE
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) WSUS
3 6 (14.63%) SCOM
4 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco
4 11 (26.83%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Kaspersky
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.20%) Symantec
7 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.76%) WatchGuard
8 3 (7.32%) BT
8 3 (7.32%) Veeam
9 2 (4.88%) arcserve
9 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.88%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
9 2 (4.88%) Sophos
10 1 (2.44%) EMC
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
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