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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Kent
Rank 50 46 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.23% 5.28% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.59% 16.72% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 37
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 329 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.51% 31.57% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 166 281 323
Median salary £39,000 £37,176 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.90% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Maidstone -9 7 £24,000 -38.85%
Tunbridge Wells +8 3 £32,500 +20.37%
Dartford -4 3 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Longfield - 2 £22,500 -
Sittingbourne +5 1 - -
West Malling -8 1 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Chatham -9 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Whitstable - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
4 50 (65.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 41 (53.95%) MS Excel
7 35 (46.05%) Firewall
8 29 (38.16%) DNS
9 28 (36.84%) WAN
9 28 (36.84%) DHCP
10 27 (35.53%) MS Exchange
11 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
11 26 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (32.89%) Office 365
13 24 (31.58%) VPN
14 23 (30.26%) MS Office
15 21 (27.63%) VMware
15 21 (27.63%) VLAN
16 20 (26.32%) VoIP
16 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
17 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (25.00%) LAN
17 19 (25.00%) MCSE
18 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
19 16 (21.05%) Service Delivery
19 16 (21.05%) Linux
20 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (18.42%) High Availability
21 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 27 (35.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 41 (53.95%) MS Excel
2 23 (30.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.05%) Firewall
2 29 (38.16%) DNS
3 28 (36.84%) DHCP
3 28 (36.84%) WAN
4 24 (31.58%) VPN
5 21 (27.63%) VLAN
6 20 (26.32%) VoIP
7 19 (25.00%) LAN
8 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 10 (13.16%) DSL
10 9 (11.84%) MPLS
11 7 (9.21%) SAN
11 7 (9.21%) Wireless
12 6 (7.89%) IP Telephony
13 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (3.95%) NAS
15 2 (2.63%) Skype
16 1 (1.32%) HTTP
16 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
16 1 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
2 2 (2.63%) Law
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) IT Support
2 18 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (11.84%) Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.21%) IT Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.58%) Telephony Support
9 5 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) REST
1 5 (6.58%) SOAP
1 5 (6.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.26%) iPhone
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 50 (65.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (21.05%) Linux
6 9 (11.84%) Android
7 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 14 (18.42%) High Availability
3 9 (11.84%) B2B
4 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.89%) Migration
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL
6 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) ERP
8 3 (3.95%) CRM
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) BCP
9 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.63%) Change Management
9 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Data Management
9 2 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Service Management
10 1 (1.32%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.32%) Information Security
10 1 (1.32%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.00%) MCSE
3 12 (15.79%) MCSA
4 9 (11.84%) A+ Certification
4 9 (11.84%) MCITP
5 8 (10.53%) CCNA
5 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.53%) MCP
6 5 (6.58%) MCTS
7 1 (1.32%) MCDST
7 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
3 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
4 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) HP
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) Mitel
5 6 (7.89%) Dell
5 6 (7.89%) Nortel
6 5 (6.58%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (5.26%) Avaya
8 3 (3.95%) Apple
9 2 (2.63%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 2 (2.63%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.32%) Acronis
10 1 (1.32%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.32%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.32%) Remedy
10 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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