Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 130 96
Rank change year-on-year -48 -34 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 160 245 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.53% 2.29% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.88% 9.40% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 153 229 393
City of London median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £28,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £74,000 £71,250
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,327 2,607 3,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.29% 24.39% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 2,361 3,233
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +1.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £86,250
Central 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 the City of London

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (77.50%) Windows Server
3 112 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (55.63%) Active Directory
5 80 (50.00%) VMware
6 70 (43.75%) Citrix
7 63 (39.38%) Microsoft
8 60 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 53 (33.13%) MS Exchange
10 44 (27.50%) Firewall
10 44 (27.50%) Office 365
11 43 (26.88%) ITIL
12 40 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 40 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (23.75%) TCP/IP
14 37 (23.13%) SQL
15 32 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 32 (20.00%) Finance
16 31 (19.38%) PowerShell
17 30 (18.75%) XenApp
18 27 (16.88%) SAN
19 26 (16.25%) DNS
19 26 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (15.63%) Windows 10
21 24 (15.00%) Cisco
21 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (15.00%) Replication
22 23 (14.38%) Service Delivery
22 23 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2013
23 22 (13.75%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 53 (33.13%) MS Exchange
2 40 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.75%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.75%) IIS
7 5 (3.13%) CMS
8 3 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.88%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Relativity
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.50%) Office 365
2 21 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.25%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.75%) IaaS
6 4 (2.50%) GitHub
7 3 (1.88%) Datadog
8 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.50%) Firewall
2 38 (23.75%) TCP/IP
3 27 (16.88%) SAN
4 26 (16.25%) DNS
5 22 (13.75%) NetScaler
6 20 (12.50%) DHCP
6 20 (12.50%) WAN
7 19 (11.88%) LAN
8 14 (8.75%) VLAN
9 12 (7.50%) VPN
10 10 (6.25%) VoIP
11 7 (4.38%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (4.38%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.75%) Network Security
13 5 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.13%) Wireless
14 4 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.50%) FTP
14 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.25%) Power BI
7 2 (1.25%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.63%) IDOL
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) OLAP
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.88%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.88%) NuGet
4 3 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) LINQPad
6 1 (0.63%) MSI
6 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Banking
3 12 (7.50%) Billing
3 12 (7.50%) Military
4 4 (2.50%) Back Office
4 4 (2.50%) Legal
5 3 (1.88%) Front Office
5 3 (1.88%) Games
5 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (23.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (16.88%) Analyst
3 18 (11.25%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.25%) Technical Analyst
4 16 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Active Directory Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) IT Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Administrator
9 9 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Exchange Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (4.38%) IT Support
11 7 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (2.50%) .NET
2 4 (2.50%) XML
3 3 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.88%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) LINQ
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Replication
2 12 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 12 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.88%) Clustering
4 3 (1.88%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (77.50%) Windows Server
3 112 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 25 (15.63%) Windows 10
6 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (9.38%) Linux
7 15 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.38%) CentOS
8 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.63%) Unix
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.88%) ITIL
2 23 (14.38%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 15 (9.38%) Time Management
4 13 (8.13%) Presales
5 12 (7.50%) Migration
6 10 (6.25%) Change Control
7 7 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.38%) DevOps
7 7 (4.38%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (4.38%) Release Management
8 6 (3.75%) Break/Fix
8 6 (3.75%) Change Management
8 6 (3.75%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.75%) Service Management
8 6 (3.75%) Task Automation
9 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) SQL
2 31 (19.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.25%) Perl
3 10 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.63%) Java
5 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.13%) C#
6 5 (3.13%) Python
6 5 (3.13%) VBScript
7 3 (1.88%) Ruby
7 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.25%) VB
8 2 (1.25%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.63%) CCNA
4 9 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.00%) MCSE
6 7 (4.38%) Degree
7 6 (3.75%) RHCE
8 5 (3.13%) MCSA
9 3 (1.88%) CCA
9 3 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.25%) MCP
10 2 (1.25%) VCP5
11 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.63%) MCITP
11 1 (0.63%) MCTS
11 1 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 89 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 60 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (18.75%) XenApp
4 26 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (13.13%) XenDesktop
6 17 (10.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (8.13%) XenServer
8 12 (7.50%) vSphere
9 8 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.75%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.88%) Docker
12 2 (1.25%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.63%) Firmware
13 1 (0.63%) iptables
13 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.63%) vCloud
13 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (11.25%) SCCM
2 10 (6.25%) SCOM
3 7 (4.38%) Puppet
3 7 (4.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (3.75%) vCenter Server
5 5 (3.13%) WSUS
6 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.88%) Ansible
7 3 (1.88%) Kibana
7 3 (1.88%) logstash
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.63%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.63%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (50.00%) VMware
2 70 (43.75%) Citrix
3 63 (39.38%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.00%) Cisco
5 20 (12.50%) HP
6 12 (7.50%) Xerox
7 10 (6.25%) Dell
7 10 (6.25%) NetApp
7 10 (6.25%) Splunk
7 10 (6.25%) Veeam
8 7 (4.38%) Dell Compellent
8 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.38%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.75%) Apple
10 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.13%) Ivanti
11 4 (2.50%) McAfee
11 4 (2.50%) Symantec
12 3 (1.88%) IBM
12 3 (1.88%) Sun