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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.99% 3.49% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.37% 16.15% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 40
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
372 260 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.24% 21.61% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 334 236 153
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
West Malling +6 5 £45,000 +30.43%
Stansted - 5 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +4 4 £20,000 -55.55%
Faversham - 2 £37,500 -
Chatham +8 1 £24,000 -70.00% 1
Dartford -13 1 £29,000 +9.43% 1
Snodland - 1 £32,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (70.27%) VMware
3 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 33 (44.59%) MS Exchange
7 31 (41.89%) Firewall
8 28 (37.84%) Citrix
8 28 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (36.49%) Windows 7
10 26 (35.14%) MS Office
10 26 (35.14%) Cisco
10 26 (35.14%) vSphere
11 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
11 23 (31.08%) WAN
11 23 (31.08%) XenApp
12 22 (29.73%) LAN
13 20 (27.03%) HP
13 20 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (25.68%) ITIL
14 19 (25.68%) Wireless
14 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (20.27%) DNS
18 14 (18.92%) Linux
18 14 (18.92%) DHCP
18 14 (18.92%) VPN
18 14 (18.92%) Finance
18 14 (18.92%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (44.59%) MS Exchange
2 20 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (35.14%) MS Office
2 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.70%) FastStats
3 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.89%) Firewall
2 23 (31.08%) WAN
3 22 (29.73%) LAN
4 19 (25.68%) Wireless
5 15 (20.27%) DNS
6 14 (18.92%) DHCP
6 14 (18.92%) VPN
7 12 (16.22%) VLAN
8 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (10.81%) SAN
10 7 (9.46%) MPLS
11 6 (8.11%) Network Security
12 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (6.76%) IMAP
12 5 (6.76%) OSPF
12 5 (6.76%) BGP
12 5 (6.76%) DMZ
12 5 (6.76%) SMTP
12 5 (6.76%) ADSL
13 4 (5.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Advertising
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) IT Support
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Build Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Support
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.76%) MAPI
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
1 9 (12.16%) iPhone
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) PDA
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (36.49%) Windows 7
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (18.92%) Linux
6 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (10.81%) Windows Vista
9 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
10 5 (6.76%) Android
11 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
12 3 (4.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Migration
3 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.81%) Operations Management
5 5 (6.76%) Coaching
5 5 (6.76%) Change Management
5 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.76%) BCP
6 3 (4.05%) Network Management
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.70%) ETL
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.70%) MOF
7 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.70%) Information Security
7 2 (2.70%) Data Management
7 2 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) VBScript
2 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (14.86%) MCSE
4 9 (12.16%) CCNA
5 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (9.46%) CCNP
7 4 (5.41%) MCITP
8 3 (4.05%) Degree
8 3 (4.05%) MCP
9 2 (2.70%) HNC
9 2 (2.70%) HND
9 2 (2.70%) MCSA
9 2 (2.70%) CCDA
9 2 (2.70%) CCDP
9 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.70%) VCDX
9 2 (2.70%) NCDA
9 2 (2.70%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (35.14%) vSphere
4 23 (31.08%) XenApp
5 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
6 13 (17.57%) XenDesktop
7 8 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) WSUS
3 7 (9.46%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.76%) SCOM
4 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (4.05%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.70%) Legato
6 2 (2.70%) Foglight
6 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.70%) SCSM
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) VMware
2 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.84%) Citrix
4 26 (35.14%) Cisco
5 20 (27.03%) HP
6 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.86%) Apple
8 10 (13.51%) SolarWinds
9 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
9 9 (12.16%) IBM
10 7 (9.46%) Dell
10 7 (9.46%) Symantec
11 6 (8.11%) Wyse
12 5 (6.76%) Draytek
13 4 (5.41%) ProCurve
14 3 (4.05%) F5
14 3 (4.05%) NetApp
15 2 (2.70%) Sophos
15 2 (2.70%) Websense
15 2 (2.70%) SAP
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