Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 129 146
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -53
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 295 313 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.09% 2.51% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 9.65% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 280 295 304
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,700 £25,225
90th Percentile £72,625 £72,500 £60,000
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3,197 3,245 4,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 22.65% 26.00% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,865 2,919 3,648
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -23 217 £42,500 -5.03% 32
West End of London -10 12 £37,500 +2.74% 4
City of Westminster +9 10 £55,000 -35.29%
Southwark -6 8 £47,500 +66.67%
Camden +8 2 £43,000 +17.81%
Lambeth - 2 £26,250 -
Windows Server 2008
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 295 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (72.54%) Active Directory
3 213 (72.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 193 (65.42%) Windows Server
5 164 (55.59%) VMware
6 160 (54.24%) Microsoft
7 127 (43.05%) Office 365
8 121 (41.02%) DNS
9 113 (38.31%) MS Exchange
10 112 (37.97%) DHCP
11 109 (36.95%) Windows 7
12 107 (36.27%) Firewall
13 94 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 94 (31.86%) Windows 10
14 92 (31.19%) PowerShell
15 87 (29.49%) Citrix
16 81 (27.46%) Finance
17 80 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
17 80 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 77 (26.10%) Hyper-V
19 76 (25.76%) ITIL
20 75 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
21 74 (25.08%) SQL
22 65 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
23 63 (21.36%) WAN
24 62 (21.02%) SCCM
25 61 (20.68%) TCP/IP
26 60 (20.34%) LAN
27 56 (18.98%) SQL Server
28 52 (17.63%) Cisco

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
1 113 (38.31%) MS Exchange
2 65 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (7.80%) SharePoint
5 22 (7.46%) Skype for Business
6 18 (6.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (5.42%) IIS
8 10 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.36%) Apache
9 4 (1.36%) CMS
10 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.68%) nginx
11 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.34%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.34%) Maya
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) NUKE
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.39%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (3.39%) ReMetrica
2 7 (2.37%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 127 (43.05%) Office 365
2 75 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (7.46%) Mimecast
5 13 (4.41%) G Suite
6 6 (2.03%) IaaS
6 6 (2.03%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.34%) Datadog
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (41.02%) DNS
2 112 (37.97%) DHCP
3 107 (36.27%) Firewall
4 63 (21.36%) WAN
5 61 (20.68%) TCP/IP
6 60 (20.34%) LAN
7 51 (17.29%) VPN
8 46 (15.59%) VLAN
9 42 (14.24%) SAN
10 32 (10.85%) Skype
11 21 (7.12%) Wireless
12 15 (5.08%) NAS
13 14 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (4.41%) MPLS
14 13 (4.41%) SMTP
15 12 (4.07%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (4.07%) NetScaler
15 12 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (4.07%) WLAN
16 10 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.39%) MySQL
5 5 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) QGIS
8 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.34%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (27.46%) Finance
2 28 (9.49%) Banking
2 28 (9.49%) Law
3 24 (8.14%) Legal
4 12 (4.07%) Advertising
5 11 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.71%) Billing
8 4 (1.36%) Military
9 3 (1.02%) Games
9 3 (1.02%) Retail
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (25.76%) Support Engineer
2 57 (19.32%) Analyst
3 55 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (10.17%) IT Support
5 27 (9.15%) Windows Engineer
6 25 (8.47%) IT Engineer
7 21 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (6.78%) Desktop Support
8 20 (6.78%) Server Engineer
9 18 (6.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 18 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
10 16 (5.42%) Administrator
11 15 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
11 15 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 15 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
12 14 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (4.75%) Windows Server Engineer
13 13 (4.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.05%) X-Windows
2 7 (2.37%) LDAP
3 4 (1.36%) .NET
3 4 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.02%) Web Services
4 3 (1.02%) XML
5 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.68%) HTML
5 2 (0.68%) LAMP
5 2 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.22%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.14%) PKI
3 19 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.41%) Clustering
6 12 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 9 (3.05%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (2.71%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.03%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.03%) Fat Client
10 6 (2.03%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.03%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.69%) CMDB
11 5 (1.69%) Replication
12 4 (1.36%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (1.36%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 295 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (72.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 193 (65.42%) Windows Server
4 109 (36.95%) Windows 7
5 94 (31.86%) Windows 10
6 46 (15.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (12.54%) Linux
8 26 (8.81%) Mac OS X
9 13 (4.41%) CentOS
9 13 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.73%) Unix
11 10 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.05%) AIX
12 9 (3.05%) HPUX
13 6 (2.03%) Android
14 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.36%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 76 (25.76%) ITIL
3 44 (14.92%) Migration
4 31 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (10.17%) DevOps
6 25 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (8.14%) Information Security
8 22 (7.46%) Project Management
9 20 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 20 (6.78%) Scrum
10 19 (6.44%) Network Architecture
11 18 (6.10%) Service Delivery
11 18 (6.10%) Service Management
12 17 (5.76%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.76%) Patch Management
13 16 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (5.42%) Time Management
14 15 (5.08%) API Integration
14 15 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.19%) PowerShell
2 74 (25.08%) SQL
3 6 (2.03%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.02%) C
4 3 (1.02%) Java
4 3 (1.02%) Python
4 3 (1.02%) VBScript
5 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.68%) Perl
5 2 (0.68%) PHP
5 2 (0.68%) VBA
6 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (15.59%) Degree
2 23 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.41%) MCSE
5 11 (3.73%) CISSP
5 11 (3.73%) MCSA
6 9 (3.05%) CISM
7 6 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.69%) MCITP
8 5 (1.69%) MCP
8 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.02%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.02%) MCDST
10 3 (1.02%) VCP5
11 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.68%) HNC
11 2 (0.68%) HND
11 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 214 (72.54%) Active Directory
2 94 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (26.10%) Hyper-V
4 50 (16.95%) XenApp
5 41 (13.90%) vSphere
6 35 (11.86%) XenDesktop
7 23 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (4.75%) XenServer
9 13 (4.41%) DFS Replication
10 6 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.02%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.02%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.68%) Docker
14 1 (0.34%) KVM
14 1 (0.34%) LXC
14 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.34%) pfSense
14 1 (0.34%) Samba
14 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (21.02%) SCCM
2 31 (10.51%) SCOM
3 14 (4.75%) Backup Exec
4 13 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (3.73%) WSUS
6 9 (3.05%) Ansible
7 8 (2.71%) Puppet
8 5 (1.69%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.69%) Nagios
9 4 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.68%) SCSM
11 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
12 1 (0.34%) logstash
12 1 (0.34%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 164 (55.59%) VMware
2 160 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 87 (29.49%) Citrix
4 52 (17.63%) Cisco
5 23 (7.80%) Apple
6 22 (7.46%) HP
7 18 (6.10%) Google
7 18 (6.10%) NetApp
7 18 (6.10%) Veeam
8 16 (5.42%) Ivanti
9 15 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.08%) Symantec
10 14 (4.75%) Meraki
10 14 (4.75%) Palo Alto
11 13 (4.41%) Avaya
12 12 (4.07%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.07%) iManage
13 11 (3.73%) Oracle
14 10 (3.39%) Sophos
15 9 (3.05%) Sun