The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 79 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.16% 7.45% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.33% 30.27% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 37
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
321 261 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.05% 24.62% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 290 221 177
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 1 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 1 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 - 13 £24,750 -
Dartford -6 6 £37,250 -23.78%
Maidstone - 6 £42,500 - 1
Tonbridge +4 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Whitstable -4 1 £21,500 -24.56%
Stansted - 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (72.15%) MS Exchange
3 54 (68.35%) Active Directory
4 46 (58.23%) ITIL
5 38 (48.10%) Firewall
6 34 (43.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (41.77%) Wireless
8 32 (40.51%) VMware
9 31 (39.24%) Windows 7
10 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
11 26 (32.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (31.65%) Citrix
12 25 (31.65%) LAN
12 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
13 24 (30.38%) WAN
14 21 (26.58%) SQL
15 20 (25.32%) SAN
16 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (24.05%) MCSE
16 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
16 19 (24.05%) XenApp
16 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (21.52%) vSphere
18 16 (20.25%) Veeam
18 16 (20.25%) Backup Exec
18 16 (20.25%) Cisco
19 15 (18.99%) MCSA
19 15 (18.99%) MS Office
19 15 (18.99%) CheckPoint
19 15 (18.99%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (72.15%) MS Exchange
2 34 (43.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
6 9 (11.39%) IIS
7 8 (10.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.99%) MS Office
3 8 (10.13%) FastStats
4 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (48.10%) Firewall
2 33 (41.77%) Wireless
3 25 (31.65%) LAN
4 24 (30.38%) WAN
5 20 (25.32%) SAN
6 14 (17.72%) MPLS
7 12 (15.19%) VLAN
8 11 (13.92%) DNS
9 10 (12.66%) OSPF
9 10 (12.66%) BGP
10 9 (11.39%) BIG-IP
10 9 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (10.13%) DHCP
11 8 (10.13%) VPN
12 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
13 5 (6.33%) FTP
14 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
15 1 (1.27%) DMZ
15 1 (1.27%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.80%) MySQL
7 3 (3.80%) BODI
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.06%) Advertising
2 3 (3.80%) Law
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) IT Support
1 28 (35.44%) Support Analyst
1 28 (35.44%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) IT Support Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Administrator
4 14 (17.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (13.92%) Network Support
6 9 (11.39%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Support
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Network Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) JMX
2 3 (3.80%) EJB
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) XML
2 3 (3.80%) XSLT
2 3 (3.80%) XML Schema
2 3 (3.80%) JAXB
2 3 (3.80%) JAX-WS
2 3 (3.80%) JSF
3 2 (2.53%) WCF
3 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.27%) CSS3
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) WPF
4 1 (1.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Replication
2 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.80%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.53%) Social Media
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) Tandem
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) PDA
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) Windows 7
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.13%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.80%) Solaris
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) ITIL
2 13 (16.46%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (13.92%) ETL
4 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
5 9 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Security Management
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.80%) UML
9 3 (3.80%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (3.80%) SOA
9 3 (3.80%) B2B
9 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Logistics
9 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) VB
3 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.80%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) VBScript
5 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (24.05%) MCSE
3 15 (18.99%) MCSA
4 12 (15.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (15.19%) CCNA
4 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.66%) CCNP
6 7 (8.86%) Degree
7 5 (6.33%) MCP
7 5 (6.33%) HNC
7 5 (6.33%) HND
8 4 (5.06%) MCITP
9 2 (2.53%) VCAP
9 2 (2.53%) VTSP
9 2 (2.53%) NCDA
9 2 (2.53%) NCIE
9 2 (2.53%) VCDX
9 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (68.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.05%) XenApp
3 17 (21.52%) vSphere
4 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (13.92%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Backup Exec
2 12 (15.19%) Foglight
3 10 (12.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (11.39%) SCCM
5 8 (10.13%) SCOM
5 8 (10.13%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.53%) Legato
7 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) VMware
2 25 (31.65%) Citrix
3 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.25%) Veeam
4 16 (20.25%) Cisco
5 15 (18.99%) CheckPoint
6 13 (16.46%) SolarWinds
7 10 (12.66%) F5
8 9 (11.39%) HP
9 8 (10.13%) ProCurve
9 8 (10.13%) Neolane
10 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (6.33%) ExactTarget
11 4 (5.06%) Oracle
12 3 (3.80%) Symantec
12 3 (3.80%) Informatica
12 3 (3.80%) Business Objects
12 3 (3.80%) Cognos
12 3 (3.80%) Dell
12 3 (3.80%) Sun
Tonbridge, Kent
Hadlow College
Salary: From £17,471 to £19,969 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £25,759 to £29,836 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago