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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 49 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.55% 3.51% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.35% 13.11% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £55,000 £50,000
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
367 267 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.08% 26.78% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 339 241 226
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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 - 4 £40,000 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
Dartford -2 2 £28,750 -22.81% 1
Tonbridge - 2 £28,500 -
Chatham - 2 £43,250 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (78.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (72.00%) VMware
4 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
5 47 (62.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (52.00%) MS Exchange
8 30 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 30 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 28 (37.33%) Citrix
9 28 (37.33%) Cisco
9 28 (37.33%) vSphere
9 28 (37.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (34.67%) DNS
11 25 (33.33%) ITIL
12 24 (32.00%) HP
13 23 (30.67%) MS Office
13 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (28.00%) SAN
15 20 (26.67%) Firewall
16 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
17 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
18 16 (21.33%) NAS
18 16 (21.33%) Office 365
18 16 (21.33%) Wireless
19 15 (20.00%) Finance
19 15 (20.00%) DHCP
19 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
19 15 (20.00%) XenApp
20 14 (18.67%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 39 (52.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (37.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (17.33%) IIS
5 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (9.33%) Apache
8 4 (5.33%) Lync
9 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.33%) CMS
10 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (30.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) DNS
2 21 (28.00%) SAN
3 20 (26.67%) Firewall
4 16 (21.33%) Wireless
4 16 (21.33%) NAS
5 15 (20.00%) DHCP
5 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (14.67%) VLAN
6 11 (14.67%) iSCSI
7 7 (9.33%) IMAP
7 7 (9.33%) VPN
7 7 (9.33%) LAN
7 7 (9.33%) WAN
7 7 (9.33%) SMTP
7 7 (9.33%) DMZ
8 5 (6.67%) Intranet
9 4 (5.33%) HTTP
9 4 (5.33%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) OLTP
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Administrator
4 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Systems Support
8 7 (9.33%) Network Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) Systems Support Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) IT Support
9 6 (8.00%) Project Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
11 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Messaging Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) MAPI
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Blackberry
1 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.00%) Replication
4 8 (10.67%) iPhone
5 7 (9.33%) PDA
6 4 (5.33%) Clustering
6 4 (5.33%) NHS
6 4 (5.33%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.67%) Health Informatics
7 2 (2.67%) iPad
7 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.67%) Informatics
8 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (78.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (62.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (18.67%) Linux
4 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
5 13 (17.33%) Windows 8
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Vista
7 10 (13.33%) UNIX
8 8 (10.67%) Android
9 7 (9.33%) Mac OS
10 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.33%) SUSE
12 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (9.33%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.33%) Network Design
5 4 (5.33%) Security Management
5 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.00%) MCSA
3 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) MCSE
5 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.00%) MCITP
6 5 (6.67%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.67%) CCNA
7 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.00%) CCNP
8 3 (4.00%) CCSA
9 2 (2.67%) MCTS
9 2 (2.67%) MCP
9 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.33%) CCA
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.33%) CCENT
10 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (1.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 28 (37.33%) vSphere
4 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
5 15 (20.00%) XenApp
6 13 (17.33%) VMware ESX
7 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (10.67%) DFS Replication
9 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (6.67%) Terminal Services
11 3 (4.00%) vCloud
12 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (2.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.00%) SCCM
3 5 (6.67%) HP SIM
4 4 (5.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.33%) SCOM
4 4 (5.33%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (5.33%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 54 (72.00%) VMware
2 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.33%) Citrix
3 28 (37.33%) Cisco
4 24 (32.00%) HP
5 12 (16.00%) Veeam
6 11 (14.67%) Symantec
7 7 (9.33%) Apple
7 7 (9.33%) Draytek
8 5 (6.67%) McAfee
9 4 (5.33%) Oracle
9 4 (5.33%) Websense
9 4 (5.33%) IBM
9 4 (5.33%) Dell
9 4 (5.33%) Avaya
9 4 (5.33%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.00%) MobileIron
10 3 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.00%) Intel
10 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Sevenoaks
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago