The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London / City of London
Rank 96 131 71
Rank change year-on-year +35 -60  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 133 145 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 2.06% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.41% 8.62% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 124 123 350
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +10.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1278 1683 2715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.51% 23.95% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1502 2353
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (79.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 197 (72.69%) Windows Server
4 175 (64.58%) Active Directory
5 127 (46.86%) VMware
6 124 (45.76%) Microsoft
7 105 (38.75%) PowerShell
8 93 (34.32%) MS Exchange
9 82 (30.26%) Finance
10 79 (29.15%) Citrix
11 74 (27.31%) SQL Server
12 66 (24.35%) DNS
13 65 (23.99%) MS Excel
13 65 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 65 (23.99%) Office 365
13 65 (23.99%) Windows 7
14 64 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 64 (23.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 63 (23.25%) Cisco
15 63 (23.25%) SQL
16 61 (22.51%) XenApp
17 60 (22.14%) SCCM
18 57 (21.03%) DHCP
19 56 (20.66%) Hyper-V
20 54 (19.93%) Firewall
21 51 (18.82%) ITIL
22 47 (17.34%) vSphere
23 43 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
24 42 (15.50%) Migration
24 42 (15.50%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 93 (34.32%) MS Exchange
2 64 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (15.50%) SharePoint
4 38 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (12.18%) Skype for Business
6 31 (11.44%) IIS
7 24 (8.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (5.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.95%) Apache
11 8 (2.95%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.74%) CMS
13 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 65 (23.99%) Office 365
2 36 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.85%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.11%) G Suite
6 3 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.11%) SaaS
6 3 (1.11%) Yammer
7 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (24.35%) DNS
2 57 (21.03%) DHCP
3 54 (19.93%) Firewall
4 38 (14.02%) SAN
5 32 (11.81%) Skype
6 29 (10.70%) TCP/IP
7 28 (10.33%) WAN
8 25 (9.23%) LAN
9 19 (7.01%) VPN
10 13 (4.80%) iSCSI
11 11 (4.06%) NetScaler
11 11 (4.06%) VoIP
12 7 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.58%) VLAN
12 7 (2.58%) Wireless
13 6 (2.21%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.85%) Internet
15 4 (1.48%) FTP
15 4 (1.48%) MPLS
15 4 (1.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.31%) SQL Server
2 43 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (2.21%) MySQL
7 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.48%) OLAP
7 4 (1.48%) OLTP
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.74%) DTS
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) JIRA
2 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (30.26%) Finance
2 29 (10.70%) Banking
3 10 (3.69%) Marketing
4 8 (2.95%) Law
5 6 (2.21%) Back Office
5 6 (2.21%) Publishing
6 5 (1.85%) Legal
6 5 (1.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (18.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (16.24%) Windows Engineer
3 35 (12.92%) Support Engineer
4 34 (12.55%) Analyst
5 25 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.49%) Administrator
7 19 (7.01%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (6.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 18 (6.64%) Server Engineer
8 18 (6.64%) Technical Support
9 17 (6.27%) Azure Engineer
9 17 (6.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.90%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) IT Support
12 13 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) IT Engineer
13 12 (4.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.43%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.17%) .NET
2 7 (2.58%) ASP.NET
2 7 (2.58%) CSS
2 7 (2.58%) HTML
3 5 (1.85%) HTML5
4 4 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.11%) jQuery
6 2 (0.74%) Ajax
6 2 (0.74%) Web Services
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (0.74%) XML
7 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.37%) JSON
7 1 (0.37%) LAMP
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.18%) Clustering
2 16 (5.90%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.80%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.80%) PKI
4 12 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.06%) Replication
6 10 (3.69%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.69%) HP StoreVirtual
6 10 (3.69%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.95%) iPhone
8 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.21%) Fintech
9 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.74%) Handset
11 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
11 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (79.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 197 (72.69%) Windows Server
4 65 (23.99%) Windows 7
5 39 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (13.65%) Linux
6 37 (13.65%) Windows 10
7 14 (5.17%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.80%) CentOS
9 9 (3.32%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.95%) Unix
11 7 (2.58%) Android
12 5 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.11%) Solaris
15 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.82%) ITIL
2 42 (15.50%) Migration
3 23 (8.49%) DevOps
4 17 (6.27%) Project Management
4 17 (6.27%) Release Management
4 17 (6.27%) Service Management
5 16 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.54%) Problem Management
6 15 (5.54%) Security Patching
7 14 (5.17%) Application Packaging
8 13 (4.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 12 (4.43%) High Availability
9 12 (4.43%) Software Deployment
10 11 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.69%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.95%) Information Security
12 8 (2.95%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.58%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (38.75%) PowerShell
2 63 (23.25%) SQL
3 11 (4.06%) VB
4 10 (3.69%) Python
4 10 (3.69%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.69%) VBA
5 9 (3.32%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.95%) C#
6 8 (2.95%) PHP
7 7 (2.58%) Perl
7 7 (2.58%) VBScript
8 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.85%) C
9 5 (1.85%) Java
10 4 (1.48%) C++
10 4 (1.48%) Ruby
11 2 (0.74%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 64 (23.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.76%) MCSE
3 36 (13.28%) Degree
4 22 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.27%) MCSA
6 14 (5.17%) MCITP
7 13 (4.80%) CCNA
7 13 (4.80%) MCP
8 10 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.21%) CCNP
11 3 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (1.11%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.11%) CCSP
11 3 (1.11%) CISM
11 3 (1.11%) CISSP
11 3 (1.11%) MCTS
11 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 175 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 65 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (22.51%) XenApp
4 56 (20.66%) Hyper-V
5 47 (17.34%) vSphere
6 34 (12.55%) XenDesktop
7 17 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.69%) XenServer
9 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.11%) NFS
10 3 (1.11%) vCloud
10 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.74%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.37%) Docker
12 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (22.14%) SCCM
2 32 (11.81%) SCOM
3 20 (7.38%) WSUS
4 11 (4.06%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.32%) Puppet
6 7 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.48%) Ansible
7 4 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.74%) Netcool
9 2 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 127 (46.86%) VMware
2 124 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 79 (29.15%) Citrix
4 63 (23.25%) Cisco
5 40 (14.76%) HP
6 23 (8.49%) NetApp
7 19 (7.01%) Dell
8 16 (5.90%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.54%) Avaya
10 14 (5.17%) Veeam
11 13 (4.80%) 3PAR
11 13 (4.80%) EMC
11 13 (4.80%) SolarWinds
12 12 (4.43%) Bloomberg
12 12 (4.43%) Reuters
13 8 (2.95%) Google
13 8 (2.95%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.95%) Veritas
14 6 (2.21%) LANDesk
14 6 (2.21%) MobileIron
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Pension, Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience & current or
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Penison, Bonus, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago