The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 67 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.48% 3.40% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.92% 14.90% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 52
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
373 255 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.12% 22.83% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 322 233 180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
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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
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Whitstable - 4 £21,625 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +6 3 £20,000 -60.00%
West Malling +5 3 £45,000 +30.43%
Faversham - 2 £37,500 -
Maidstone +7 1 - -
Snodland 0 1 £32,000 +6.66%
Dartford -14 1 £29,000 +9.43%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (73.97%) VMware
3 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
3 44 (60.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
5 31 (42.47%) MS Office
6 29 (39.73%) Windows 7
6 29 (39.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (38.36%) MS Excel
7 28 (38.36%) MS Exchange
7 28 (38.36%) Firewall
8 27 (36.99%) Cisco
9 25 (34.25%) Citrix
10 24 (32.88%) vSphere
11 23 (31.51%) WAN
12 22 (30.14%) LAN
12 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (30.14%) XenApp
12 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (27.40%) HP
15 18 (24.66%) DNS
16 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (23.29%) DHCP
16 17 (23.29%) VPN
16 17 (23.29%) Linux
16 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
17 15 (20.55%) SCCM
17 15 (20.55%) ITIL
17 15 (20.55%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 28 (38.36%) MS Exchange
2 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.37%) Lync
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (42.47%) MS Office
2 28 (38.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.37%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) Firewall
2 23 (31.51%) WAN
3 22 (30.14%) LAN
4 18 (24.66%) DNS
5 17 (23.29%) DHCP
5 17 (23.29%) VPN
6 15 (20.55%) Wireless
7 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
7 13 (17.81%) VLAN
8 8 (10.96%) IMAP
8 8 (10.96%) DMZ
8 8 (10.96%) ADSL
8 8 (10.96%) SMTP
9 7 (9.59%) MPLS
9 7 (9.59%) SAN
10 6 (8.22%) Network Security
11 5 (6.85%) OSPF
11 5 (6.85%) BGP
11 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Systems Support
4 8 (10.96%) Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Build Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) MAPI
2 6 (8.22%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) iPhone
2 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
4 8 (10.96%) PDA
4 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (60.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (39.73%) Windows 7
4 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (23.29%) Linux
6 13 (17.81%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.07%) Windows Vista
8 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
8 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (10.96%) Android
10 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Operations Management
3 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.22%) Change Management
5 5 (6.85%) BCP
5 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.85%) Coaching
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
7 2 (2.74%) Document Management
7 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.74%) MOF
7 2 (2.74%) Security Management
7 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) VBScript
2 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.70%) CCNA
4 10 (13.70%) MCSE
5 7 (9.59%) CCNP
6 6 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.85%) MCP
8 3 (4.11%) MCITP
9 2 (2.74%) CCDA
9 2 (2.74%) CCDP
9 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.74%) MCSA
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.37%) CISSP
10 1 (1.37%) CCSA
10 1 (1.37%) CCEE
10 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (32.88%) vSphere
4 22 (30.14%) XenApp
5 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
6 13 (17.81%) XenDesktop
7 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) SCCM
2 9 (12.33%) Backup Exec
2 9 (12.33%) WSUS
3 5 (6.85%) SCOM
3 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.74%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.74%) SCSM
5 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.74%) Foglight
6 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (73.97%) VMware
2 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.99%) Cisco
4 25 (34.25%) Citrix
5 20 (27.40%) HP
6 14 (19.18%) Apple
7 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
8 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
9 9 (12.33%) IBM
9 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
10 8 (10.96%) Draytek
10 8 (10.96%) Symantec
11 6 (8.22%) Wyse
11 6 (8.22%) Dell
12 3 (4.11%) F5
12 3 (4.11%) ProCurve
12 3 (4.11%) Mitel
13 2 (2.74%) Websense
13 2 (2.74%) AppSense
13 2 (2.74%) Sophos
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