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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 71 59 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.28% 3.22% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.33% 14.61% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 64
Median salary £32,000 £35,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% -22.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £26,050 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
242 267 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.10% 22.03% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 197 167 325
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 30 July 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 30 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
Harlow +3 6 £30,000 +41.17%
Brentwood +5 5 £42,500 - 2
Chelmsford +12 4 £29,500 -36.11%
Southend-on-Sea +5 3 £31,000 -19.48%
Colchester -9 1 £17,500 -41.17%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (95.77%) Windows Server
3 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
4 52 (73.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
6 41 (57.75%) Cisco
6 41 (57.75%) Windows 7
7 40 (56.34%) MS Exchange
8 39 (54.93%) MS Office
9 36 (50.70%) Firewall
10 35 (49.30%) SQL Server
11 34 (47.89%) DHCP
11 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
11 34 (47.89%) Hyper-V
11 34 (47.89%) Windows 8
12 33 (46.48%) MS Excel
13 32 (45.07%) DNS
13 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (43.66%) Windows 10
14 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (42.25%) VPN
16 29 (40.85%) Exchange Server 2013
17 28 (39.44%) Linux
18 27 (38.03%) Windows XP
18 27 (38.03%) Blackberry
18 27 (38.03%) Wireless
18 27 (38.03%) Android
18 27 (38.03%) iPhone
18 27 (38.03%) VLAN
18 27 (38.03%) Draytek

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 40 (56.34%) MS Exchange
2 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (40.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (36.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (36.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (36.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (54.93%) MS Office
2 33 (46.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.70%) Firewall
2 34 (47.89%) DHCP
2 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
3 32 (45.07%) DNS
4 30 (42.25%) VPN
5 27 (38.03%) VLAN
5 27 (38.03%) Wireless
6 26 (36.62%) DMZ
6 26 (36.62%) IMAP
6 26 (36.62%) SMTP
7 21 (29.58%) SAN
8 19 (26.76%) NAS
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.63%) Internet
10 4 (5.63%) LAN
10 4 (5.63%) WAN
11 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.41%) Network Security
12 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (49.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Support Engineer
2 28 (39.44%) IT Support
3 23 (32.39%) IT Engineer
4 22 (30.99%) IT Support Engineer
5 19 (26.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 19 (26.76%) Systems Support
6 18 (25.35%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (25.35%) Systems Support Engineer
7 15 (21.13%) Senior IT Engineer
7 15 (21.13%) Senior IT Support
8 11 (15.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (11.27%) Developer
11 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
11 7 (9.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 7 (9.86%) Analyst
11 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
12 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) MAPI
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 7 (9.86%) Ajax
3 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (9.86%) CSS
3 7 (9.86%) CSS3
3 7 (9.86%) HTML
3 7 (9.86%) HTML5
3 7 (9.86%) jQuery
3 7 (9.86%) SOAP
3 7 (9.86%) Web Services
3 7 (9.86%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (38.03%) Blackberry
1 27 (38.03%) iPhone
2 26 (36.62%) PDA
3 21 (29.58%) Replication
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.41%) Social Network
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (95.77%) Windows Server
3 52 (73.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (57.75%) Windows 7
5 34 (47.89%) Windows 8
6 31 (43.66%) Windows 10
6 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (39.44%) Linux
8 27 (38.03%) Android
8 27 (38.03%) Windows XP
9 26 (36.62%) Windows Vista
10 6 (8.45%) Unix
11 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.86%) ITIL
1 7 (9.86%) OO
2 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
3 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Security
3 3 (4.23%) ERP
3 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.82%) Process Management
4 2 (2.82%) Service Management
5 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.41%) Change Management
5 1 (1.41%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.41%) Information Governance
5 1 (1.41%) ITSM
5 1 (1.41%) Quality Management
5 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.41%) Secure Coding
5 1 (1.41%) Security Management
5 1 (1.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) C#
2 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.63%) MCSA
3 3 (4.23%) CCNA
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) HL7
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 34 (47.89%) Hyper-V
3 19 (26.76%) NFS
4 11 (15.49%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (12.68%) XenApp
7 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.23%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (36.62%) Backup Exec
2 13 (18.31%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) WSUS
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 41 (57.75%) Cisco
3 27 (38.03%) Draytek
4 26 (36.62%) Apple
5 21 (29.58%) Veeam
6 16 (22.54%) VMware
7 14 (19.72%) Citrix
8 5 (7.04%) Kaspersky
9 4 (5.63%) WatchGuard
10 3 (4.23%) BT
10 3 (4.23%) Juniper
11 2 (2.82%) arcserve
11 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.82%) SAP
11 2 (2.82%) Sophos
11 2 (2.82%) Symantec
12 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.41%) Google
12 1 (1.41%) HP
12 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
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