Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 70 79
Rank change year-on-year -37 +9 +34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 17 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 1.85% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 5.88% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 46
10th Percentile £21,000 £27,375 £29,000
25th Percentile £26,375 £36,406 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £44,500 £37,250
Median % change year-on-year +3.93% +19.46% -11.31%
75th Percentile £63,750 £48,750 £40,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,125 £44,125
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 331 289 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.80% 31.45% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 178 213 466
10th Percentile £22,750 £30,000 £25,375
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,632 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.82% -0.82% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon +2 4 £45,000 -
Cambridge -35 2 £47,500 -36.67% 3
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Azure
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (79.17%) Hyper-V
5 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (75.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (66.67%) Sophos
7 16 (66.67%) Mimecast
8 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
8 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
8 14 (58.33%) Windows 8
9 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (41.67%) Line Management
12 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (25.00%) Cisco
14 5 (20.83%) Veeam
15 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
15 4 (16.67%) XenApp
15 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
15 4 (16.67%) SCCM
15 4 (16.67%) VoIP
15 4 (16.67%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (91.67%) Azure
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (66.67%) Mimecast
4 2 (8.33%) AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Line Management
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (79.17%) Hyper-V
3 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
4 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Sophos
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Veeam
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Google
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle