Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 125 93
Rank change year-on-year -47 -32 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 268 322 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.86% 2.48% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 9.78% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 249 298 503
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +7.65% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%

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 Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,334 3,293 4,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.11% 25.34% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,996 2,959 3,930
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Central London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Central London.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Central London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Central London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Central London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
City of London -52 159 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Southwark - 19 £25,000 - 5
West End of London +2 10 £40,000 -5.33% 17
City of Westminster +1 9 £47,500 +37.72%
Camden 0 2 £44,500 +20.27%
Kensington and Chelsea -4 2 £33,500 -31.28% 1
Windows Server 2008
London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (76.49%) Windows Server
3 176 (65.67%) Active Directory
4 163 (60.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 150 (55.97%) VMware
6 136 (50.75%) Microsoft
7 120 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 105 (39.18%) MS Exchange
9 99 (36.94%) Citrix
10 83 (30.97%) SQL
11 81 (30.22%) ITIL
12 79 (29.48%) Windows 7
13 74 (27.61%) SQL Server
14 72 (26.87%) Office 365
15 70 (26.12%) Cisco
16 69 (25.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 64 (23.88%) Firewall
18 63 (23.51%) Windows 10
19 55 (20.52%) VMware ESXi
19 55 (20.52%) SCCM
20 54 (20.15%) DNS
21 52 (19.40%) Finance
22 50 (18.66%) TCP/IP
22 50 (18.66%) SAN
22 50 (18.66%) PowerShell
23 46 (17.16%) HP
24 45 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
24 45 (16.79%) DHCP
25 44 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
26 37 (13.81%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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
1 105 (39.18%) MS Exchange
2 69 (25.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (13.06%) SharePoint
5 17 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.22%) IIS
7 13 (4.85%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.87%) CMS
10 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.37%) Apache
12 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Relativity
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 72 (26.87%) Office 365
2 31 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.60%) Mimecast
5 7 (2.61%) IaaS
6 4 (1.49%) GitHub
7 3 (1.12%) Datadog
8 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.75%) PaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (23.88%) Firewall
2 54 (20.15%) DNS
3 50 (18.66%) SAN
3 50 (18.66%) TCP/IP
4 45 (16.79%) DHCP
5 32 (11.94%) WAN
6 28 (10.45%) LAN
7 22 (8.21%) NetScaler
7 22 (8.21%) VLAN
8 20 (7.46%) VoIP
8 20 (7.46%) VPN
9 11 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (4.10%) Skype
9 11 (4.10%) Unified Communications
10 9 (3.36%) Ethernet
10 9 (3.36%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.36%) Kerberos
11 8 (2.99%) VPLS
12 7 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.75%) MySQL
9 2 (0.75%) Power BI
9 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.37%) IDOL
10 1 (0.37%) MS Access
10 1 (0.37%) OLAP
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.12%) NuGet
4 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) LINQPad
6 1 (0.37%) MSI
6 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 52 (19.40%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Banking
3 12 (4.48%) Billing
3 12 (4.48%) Military
4 10 (3.73%) Legal
5 9 (3.36%) Law
6 4 (1.49%) Back Office
7 3 (1.12%) Front Office
7 3 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (20.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (17.16%) Analyst
3 32 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 20 (7.46%) Administrator
5 20 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (6.72%) Desktop Support
6 18 (6.72%) IT Engineer
6 18 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
7 15 (5.60%) Active Directory Engineer
7 15 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (4.85%) Citrix Engineer
9 12 (4.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 12 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (4.48%) IT Support
9 12 (4.48%) Server Engineer
9 12 (4.48%) Windows Support Analyst
10 11 (4.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (4.10%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (2.24%) .NET
3 4 (1.49%) XML
4 3 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.12%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) LINQ
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) SOAP
6 1 (0.37%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.57%) Clustering
2 25 (9.33%) Replication
3 22 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.46%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.60%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.85%) Fat Client
6 13 (4.85%) Thin Client
7 11 (4.10%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.73%) EMC VMAX
8 10 (3.73%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.61%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.24%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.75%) CMDB
12 2 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.75%) iPad
12 2 (0.75%) iPhone
12 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (76.49%) Windows Server
3 163 (60.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (29.48%) Windows 7
5 63 (23.51%) Windows 10
6 35 (13.06%) Windows 8
7 30 (11.19%) Linux
8 29 (10.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (5.60%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.61%) CentOS
12 6 (2.24%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.49%) Android
14 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.37%) SUSE
16 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.22%) ITIL
2 30 (11.19%) Service Delivery
3 26 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (8.96%) Configuration Management
5 22 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (7.46%) DevOps
7 19 (7.09%) Workload Management
8 18 (6.72%) Change Management
9 15 (5.60%) Migration
9 15 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (5.60%) Time Management
10 14 (5.22%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (4.85%) ITIL V3
12 12 (4.48%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.48%) Presales
13 11 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (4.10%) Asset Management
14 10 (3.73%) Business Continuity
14 10 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.97%) SQL
2 50 (18.66%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.60%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.73%) Perl
5 9 (3.36%) Java
5 9 (3.36%) VBScript
6 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.87%) C#
8 5 (1.87%) Python
9 3 (1.12%) Ruby
10 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.75%) VB
10 2 (0.75%) VBA
11 1 (0.37%) AWK
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) sed
11 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (7.84%) Degree
4 20 (7.46%) MCSE
5 16 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.85%) CCNA
8 12 (4.48%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.24%) CCNP
9 6 (2.24%) MCITP
9 6 (2.24%) RHCE
10 4 (1.49%) MCSA
11 3 (1.12%) CCA
11 3 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.75%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.75%) MCP
12 2 (0.75%) MCTS
12 2 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.75%) SANS
12 2 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) DICOM
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 176 (65.67%) Active Directory
2 120 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (20.52%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (13.81%) XenApp
5 33 (12.31%) Hyper-V
6 21 (7.84%) XenDesktop
7 14 (5.22%) vSphere
7 14 (5.22%) XenServer
8 11 (4.10%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.24%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.12%) Docker
11 3 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.37%) iptables
13 1 (0.37%) vCloud
13 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (20.52%) SCCM
2 33 (12.31%) SCOM
3 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 22 (8.21%) SCOrch
5 19 (7.09%) Simpana
6 15 (5.60%) vCenter Server
7 10 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (3.36%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.99%) WSUS
10 7 (2.61%) Puppet
10 7 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.12%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.12%) Ansible
12 3 (1.12%) Kibana
12 3 (1.12%) logstash
12 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 150 (55.97%) VMware
2 136 (50.75%) Microsoft
3 99 (36.94%) Citrix
4 70 (26.12%) Cisco
5 46 (17.16%) HP
6 20 (7.46%) CommVault
7 19 (7.09%) Apple
7 19 (7.09%) NetApp
8 17 (6.34%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.22%) Dell
10 12 (4.48%) Splunk
10 12 (4.48%) Xerox
11 10 (3.73%) EMC
11 10 (3.73%) Veeam
12 9 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.36%) Symantec
13 8 (2.99%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
15 6 (2.24%) IBM
15 6 (2.24%) Ivanti