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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 69 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.71% 6.28% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.48% 25.65% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 44
Average salary £26,250 £41,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.97% +24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £23,900 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
282 269 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.54% 24.48% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 256 232 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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
Westerham - 11 £24,750 -
Dartford -1 7 £37,000 -24.29% 1
Tunbridge Wells +21 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Whitstable -4 1 £21,500 +4.87%
Stansted - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (76.32%) MS Exchange
3 54 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 49 (64.47%) ITIL
5 40 (52.63%) Firewall
6 35 (46.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (44.74%) VMware
8 32 (42.11%) Wireless
9 30 (39.47%) Windows 7
10 28 (36.84%) Citrix
11 27 (35.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (34.21%) LAN
13 25 (32.89%) WAN
13 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
14 22 (28.95%) SAN
14 22 (28.95%) XenApp
15 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
16 20 (26.32%) MCSE
16 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (25.00%) vSphere
18 18 (23.68%) SQL
18 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
18 18 (23.68%) Cisco
19 17 (22.37%) CheckPoint
20 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
21 15 (19.74%) Backup Exec
21 15 (19.74%) MPLS
22 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
22 14 (18.42%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (76.32%) MS Exchange
2 35 (46.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
6 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (11.84%) IIS
7 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.42%) MS Office
3 9 (11.84%) FastStats
4 2 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) Firewall
2 32 (42.11%) Wireless
3 26 (34.21%) LAN
4 25 (32.89%) WAN
5 22 (28.95%) SAN
6 15 (19.74%) MPLS
7 13 (17.11%) VLAN
8 11 (14.47%) OSPF
8 11 (14.47%) BGP
9 8 (10.53%) DNS
9 8 (10.53%) BIG-IP
10 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (9.21%) DHCP
11 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
12 5 (6.58%) VPN
12 5 (6.58%) FTP
13 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.32%) NAS
14 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.32%) BODI
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
1 5 (6.58%) Advertising
2 3 (3.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Analyst
2 27 (35.53%) Support Analyst
2 27 (35.53%) IT Support
3 19 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 14 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (18.42%) Administrator
6 9 (11.84%) Network Support
7 8 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Support
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) EJB
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) XSLT
2 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.32%) JAXB
2 1 (1.32%) JMX
2 1 (1.32%) JSF
2 1 (1.32%) WCF
2 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.32%) JAX-WS
2 1 (1.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.63%) AS400
3 2 (2.63%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Tandem
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) PDA
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) Windows 7
3 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) ETL
2 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (9.21%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.95%) Logistics
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Data Management
8 2 (2.63%) Security Management
9 1 (1.32%) MVC
9 1 (1.32%) Change Management
9 1 (1.32%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.32%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) VB
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) PHP
4 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (26.32%) MCSE
3 14 (18.42%) MCSA
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (17.11%) CCNA
5 12 (15.79%) CCNP
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) MCP
7 5 (6.58%) HNC
7 5 (6.58%) HND
8 4 (5.26%) MCITP
9 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.63%) VCDX
9 2 (2.63%) NCDA
9 2 (2.63%) NCIE
9 2 (2.63%) VCAP
9 2 (2.63%) VTSP
10 1 (1.32%) CCEE
10 1 (1.32%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) XenApp
3 19 (25.00%) vSphere
4 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (15.79%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.95%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Backup Exec
2 11 (14.47%) Foglight
2 11 (14.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (11.84%) ZABBIX
4 7 (9.21%) SCCM
5 6 (7.89%) SCOM
6 2 (2.63%) Legato
7 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) VMware
2 28 (36.84%) Citrix
3 18 (23.68%) Cisco
3 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.37%) CheckPoint
5 14 (18.42%) Veeam
5 14 (18.42%) SolarWinds
6 10 (13.16%) HP
7 9 (11.84%) F5
7 9 (11.84%) Neolane
7 9 (11.84%) ProCurve
8 5 (6.58%) ExactTarget
8 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.95%) NetApp
9 3 (3.95%) Dell
9 3 (3.95%) Symantec
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) Lotus
10 2 (2.63%) CommVault
Dartford, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago