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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.79% 7.53% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.10% 26.38% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 65 34
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £44,250
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
310 307 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.00% 28.53% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 278 261 174
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 14 July 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 14 July 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 - 1
Dartford - 8 £36,750 -
Maidstone - 8 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 5 £23,500 -57.27% 1
Tonbridge +2 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Whitstable -3 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 14 July 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (70.11%) Active Directory
3 60 (68.97%) MS Exchange
4 49 (56.32%) ITIL
5 43 (49.43%) Firewall
6 36 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (40.23%) VMware
8 34 (39.08%) Wireless
9 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
10 31 (35.63%) MS Excel
10 31 (35.63%) Windows 7
11 30 (34.48%) LAN
12 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (31.03%) WAN
14 26 (29.89%) SQL
14 26 (29.89%) Citrix
15 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (25.29%) SAN
17 21 (24.14%) MCSE
17 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
18 20 (22.99%) Backup Exec
18 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (21.84%) Clustering
19 19 (21.84%) XenApp
20 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
21 17 (19.54%) Cisco
21 17 (19.54%) MS Office
21 17 (19.54%) Veeam
21 17 (19.54%) vSphere
21 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 60 (68.97%) MS Exchange
2 36 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
4 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (13.79%) IIS
5 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (11.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (35.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.54%) MS Office
3 10 (11.49%) FastStats
4 2 (2.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (49.43%) Firewall
2 34 (39.08%) Wireless
3 30 (34.48%) LAN
4 27 (31.03%) WAN
5 22 (25.29%) SAN
6 15 (17.24%) MPLS
7 14 (16.09%) DNS
8 11 (12.64%) DHCP
8 11 (12.64%) OSPF
8 11 (12.64%) BGP
8 11 (12.64%) VPN
8 11 (12.64%) VLAN
9 10 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (11.49%) BIG-IP
10 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.75%) FTP
12 4 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (4.60%) DMZ
12 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.45%) BODI
7 3 (3.45%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.60%) Advertising
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Law
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 28 (32.18%) Support Analyst
3 26 (29.89%) IT Support
4 19 (21.84%) Support Engineer
5 17 (19.54%) IT Support Analyst
6 15 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (17.24%) Administrator
7 11 (12.64%) Network Support
8 9 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Support
9 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) SQL DBA
9 8 (9.20%) Senior Support Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) DBA
9 8 (9.20%) Network Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) EJB
2 4 (4.60%) XML
2 4 (4.60%) JMX
2 4 (4.60%) JSF
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) XSLT
3 3 (3.45%) XML Schema
3 3 (3.45%) JAXB
3 3 (3.45%) JAX-WS
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) WCF
5 1 (1.15%) WPF
5 1 (1.15%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
5 1 (1.15%) Java EE
5 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Replication
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) NHS
4 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.30%) AS400
5 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) Tandem
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (35.63%) Windows 7
3 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
5 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.60%) Solaris
7 2 (2.30%) Linux
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (13.79%) ETL
4 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
5 10 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.05%) Security Management
7 7 (8.05%) Business Continuity
7 7 (8.05%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.60%) Process Management
9 4 (4.60%) Data Management
9 4 (4.60%) UML
9 4 (4.60%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.60%) Logistics
9 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.05%) VB.NET
3 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.60%) Java
4 4 (4.60%) VB
5 2 (2.30%) C#
5 2 (2.30%) PHP
5 2 (2.30%) VBScript
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (24.14%) MCSE
3 16 (18.39%) MCSA
4 13 (14.94%) CCNA
4 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (12.64%) CCNP
6 10 (11.49%) Degree
7 5 (5.75%) MCP
7 5 (5.75%) HNC
7 5 (5.75%) HND
8 4 (4.60%) MCITP
9 2 (2.30%) VCDX
9 2 (2.30%) NCDA
9 2 (2.30%) NCIE
9 2 (2.30%) VCAP
9 2 (2.30%) VTSP
9 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (70.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.84%) XenApp
3 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.54%) vSphere
4 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.45%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.15%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.94%) Foglight
3 11 (12.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (12.64%) SCCM
4 10 (11.49%) SCOM
5 8 (9.20%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.30%) Legato
7 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) VMware
2 26 (29.89%) Citrix
3 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
5 17 (19.54%) Cisco
5 17 (19.54%) Veeam
6 14 (16.09%) SolarWinds
7 11 (12.64%) F5
8 10 (11.49%) Neolane
9 8 (9.20%) ProCurve
9 8 (9.20%) HP
10 7 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (5.75%) Oracle
11 5 (5.75%) ExactTarget
12 4 (4.60%) Sun
13 3 (3.45%) Dell
13 3 (3.45%) Business Objects
13 3 (3.45%) Cognos
13 3 (3.45%) Informatica
13 3 (3.45%) Symantec
Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Westerham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago