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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 112 137
Rank change year-on-year -47 +25 -51
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 288 353 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.02% 2.84% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.85% 10.60% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 269 325 342
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% -1.79%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £62,500
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 3,255 3,331 4,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 22.79% 26.84% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 2,980 3,898
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +10.00%

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 19 June 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 June 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 -62 188 £45,000 -5.26% 29
West End of London -4 16 £40,000 -13.98% 5
Southwark -8 14 £43,000 +50.88%
City of Westminster +10 12 £65,000 -23.53%
Kensington and Chelsea +9 4 £29,500 +9.26%
Camden -3 3 £37,000 -20.00%
Lambeth - 2 £26,250 -
Windows Server 2008
London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 218 (75.69%) Windows Server
3 203 (70.49%) Active Directory
4 179 (62.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 169 (58.68%) VMware
6 162 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 124 (43.06%) MS Exchange
8 104 (36.11%) DNS
9 100 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 99 (34.38%) Office 365
11 98 (34.03%) Firewall
12 97 (33.68%) Windows 7
13 92 (31.94%) DHCP
14 89 (30.90%) PowerShell
15 78 (27.08%) ITIL
15 78 (27.08%) Windows 10
16 74 (25.69%) Cisco
16 74 (25.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 73 (25.35%) LAN
17 73 (25.35%) Citrix
18 72 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
19 66 (22.92%) WAN
19 66 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 65 (22.57%) SQL
21 63 (21.88%) TCP/IP
21 63 (21.88%) Finance
22 59 (20.49%) Hyper-V
22 59 (20.49%) SCCM
23 50 (17.36%) SQL Server
24 44 (15.28%) VMware ESXi

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
1 124 (43.06%) MS Exchange
2 74 (25.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (7.99%) Skype for Business
5 19 (6.60%) SharePoint
6 18 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (6.25%) IIS
7 5 (1.74%) Apache
7 5 (1.74%) Confluence
7 5 (1.74%) JBoss
8 4 (1.39%) CMS
8 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.35%) GeoServer
Applications
1 72 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.35%) Maya
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) NUKE
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.39%) Infor SunSystems
2 4 (1.39%) ReMetrica
3 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.35%) Eikon
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 99 (34.38%) Office 365
2 66 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.21%) Mimecast
5 7 (2.43%) IaaS
6 6 (2.08%) GitHub
6 6 (2.08%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.04%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.04%) G Suite
7 3 (1.04%) Route 53
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.35%) Datadog
8 1 (0.35%) NuGet
8 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (36.11%) DNS
2 98 (34.03%) Firewall
3 92 (31.94%) DHCP
4 73 (25.35%) LAN
5 66 (22.92%) WAN
6 63 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 40 (13.89%) VLAN
8 37 (12.85%) SAN
9 33 (11.46%) VPN
10 22 (7.64%) Skype
11 17 (5.90%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (5.56%) MPLS
13 14 (4.86%) Wireless
14 12 (4.17%) VoIP
15 11 (3.82%) IP Telephony
15 11 (3.82%) NX-OS
16 9 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (3.13%) SMTP
17 8 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (2.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.39%) MySQL
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.69%) OLAP
8 2 (0.69%) Power BI
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) IDOL
9 1 (0.35%) QGIS
9 1 (0.35%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.74%) JIRA
4 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.04%) MSI
6 2 (0.69%) LINQPad
6 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.35%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 63 (21.88%) Finance
2 25 (8.68%) Legal
3 20 (6.94%) Law
4 18 (6.25%) Banking
5 14 (4.86%) Billing
6 8 (2.78%) Advertising
6 8 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.74%) Military
8 3 (1.04%) Marketing
8 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 45 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (13.54%) Analyst
4 32 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 29 (10.07%) IT Support
6 26 (9.03%) Desktop Support
7 22 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 19 (6.60%) Administrator
9 19 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (5.21%) Architect
13 15 (5.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (5.21%) Senior Support Engineer
13 15 (5.21%) Team Leader
13 15 (5.21%) Windows Support Engineer
14 12 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.47%) X-Windows
2 6 (2.08%) Web Services
3 4 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.04%) LDAP
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
5 2 (0.69%) HTML
5 2 (0.69%) LINQ
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.86%) Clustering
5 12 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.43%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.43%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.08%) Replication
9 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.74%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.04%) iPhone
11 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 218 (75.69%) Windows Server
3 179 (62.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (33.68%) Windows 7
5 78 (27.08%) Windows 10
6 34 (11.81%) Linux
7 27 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (9.03%) Mac OS X
9 12 (4.17%) CentOS
9 12 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.82%) Android
10 11 (3.82%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.47%) Unix
12 9 (3.13%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.43%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.74%) AIX
15 5 (1.74%) HPUX
16 2 (0.69%) Solaris
16 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.08%) ITIL
2 34 (11.81%) Migration
3 30 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (10.07%) DevOps
5 24 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 23 (7.99%) Configuration Management
7 22 (7.64%) Task Automation
8 20 (6.94%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (5.56%) Information Security
11 15 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.86%) API Integration
12 14 (4.86%) Asset Management
12 14 (4.86%) Change Management
12 14 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (4.51%) Capacity Management
13 13 (4.51%) Incident Management
14 12 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (30.90%) PowerShell
2 65 (22.57%) SQL
3 10 (3.47%) VBScript
4 8 (2.78%) Java
5 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.39%) Perl
7 3 (1.04%) C#
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (12.85%) Degree
2 25 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.94%) MCSE
4 13 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.51%) MCSA
5 12 (4.17%) CCNA
6 10 (3.47%) MCP
7 8 (2.78%) MCITP
7 8 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.43%) CISSP
9 6 (2.08%) CISM
9 6 (2.08%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.39%) CCNP
11 4 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.04%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.69%) HNC
13 2 (0.69%) HND
13 2 (0.69%) VCP5
14 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.69%) DICOM
4 2 (0.69%) GDPR
4 2 (0.69%) HL7
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 203 (70.49%) Active Directory
2 100 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (20.49%) Hyper-V
4 44 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (14.58%) vSphere
6 25 (8.68%) XenApp
7 20 (6.94%) XenDesktop
8 10 (3.47%) XenServer
9 8 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.74%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.35%) Docker
14 1 (0.35%) Firmware
14 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (20.49%) SCCM
2 18 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 18 (6.25%) Puppet
3 17 (5.90%) SCOM
4 16 (5.56%) vCenter Server
5 14 (4.86%) WSUS
6 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.78%) AirWatch
8 8 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.78%) SCOrch
9 7 (2.43%) Ansible
10 6 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (2.08%) Simpana
11 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (1.04%) Data Guard
13 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 3 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 169 (58.68%) VMware
2 162 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 74 (25.69%) Cisco
4 73 (25.35%) Citrix
5 36 (12.50%) HP
6 30 (10.42%) NetApp
7 20 (6.94%) Veeam
8 18 (6.25%) Apple
9 16 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.86%) Ivanti
11 13 (4.51%) SolarWinds
12 12 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.17%) Symantec
13 9 (3.13%) Avaya
13 9 (3.13%) Bloomberg
13 9 (3.13%) Draytek
13 9 (3.13%) NETGEAR
14 8 (2.78%) Reuters
14 8 (2.78%) Sun
15 7 (2.43%) Dell