Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 132 112
Rank change year-on-year -20 -20 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 198 258 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 2.20% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.35% 8.76% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 188 231 422
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,850 £28,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -5.56%

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 2370 2945 4418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.18% 25.15% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2144 2665 3832
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £82,500
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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (79.80%) Windows Server
3 137 (69.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (62.63%) Active Directory
5 86 (43.43%) MS Exchange
6 84 (42.42%) Citrix
7 83 (41.92%) Microsoft
7 83 (41.92%) VMware
8 62 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 61 (30.81%) Windows 7
10 54 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (27.27%) ITIL
11 53 (26.77%) Office 365
12 51 (25.76%) Firewall
13 48 (24.24%) Finance
14 46 (23.23%) SAN
15 45 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 45 (22.73%) XenApp
16 43 (21.72%) SQL
17 38 (19.19%) Microsoft Office
17 38 (19.19%) TCP/IP
17 38 (19.19%) XenDesktop
18 37 (18.69%) Windows 10
18 37 (18.69%) SQL Server
19 36 (18.18%) PowerShell
20 32 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (15.66%) Hyper-V
21 31 (15.66%) NetScaler
22 30 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
22 30 (15.15%) DNS

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 86 (43.43%) MS Exchange
2 62 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.55%) IIS
8 8 (4.04%) Skype for Business
9 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.02%) CMS
11 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (19.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.52%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.51%) Relativity
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 53 (26.77%) Office 365
2 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.57%) Mimecast
4 11 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.03%) IaaS
7 3 (1.52%) Datadog
7 3 (1.52%) Dropbox
7 3 (1.52%) GitHub
7 3 (1.52%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (25.76%) Firewall
2 46 (23.23%) SAN
3 38 (19.19%) TCP/IP
4 31 (15.66%) NetScaler
5 30 (15.15%) DNS
6 22 (11.11%) DHCP
7 20 (10.10%) VPN
8 18 (9.09%) WAN
9 16 (8.08%) VLAN
9 16 (8.08%) VoIP
10 15 (7.58%) LAN
11 7 (3.54%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.03%) Internet
12 6 (3.03%) NAS
13 4 (2.02%) DMZ
13 4 (2.02%) FTP
13 4 (2.02%) Network Security
13 4 (2.02%) Wireless
14 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.01%) MS Access
7 2 (1.01%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.52%) NuGet
3 3 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (24.24%) Finance
2 19 (9.60%) Banking
3 9 (4.55%) Billing
3 9 (4.55%) Military
4 4 (2.02%) Back Office
4 4 (2.02%) Front Office
4 4 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (23.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (21.72%) Analyst
3 22 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 22 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.10%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 18 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 15 (7.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Active Directory Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Server Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) IT Support
8 11 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.04%) Administrator
11 8 (4.04%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (4.04%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
1 6 (3.03%) XML
2 5 (2.53%) .NET
3 3 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.01%) CSS
4 2 (1.01%) XSLT
5 1 (0.51%) JSON
5 1 (0.51%) Middleware
5 1 (0.51%) REST
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Replication
2 11 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 8 (4.04%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.03%) iPad
5 6 (3.03%) iPhone
5 6 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Clustering
7 3 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.01%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (79.80%) Windows Server
3 137 (69.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (30.81%) Windows 7
5 37 (18.69%) Windows 10
6 28 (14.14%) Windows 8
7 24 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (10.10%) Linux
9 8 (4.04%) CentOS
9 8 (4.04%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.01%) Unix
12 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.51%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.27%) ITIL
2 20 (10.10%) Service Delivery
3 16 (8.08%) Migration
3 16 (8.08%) Service Management
4 14 (7.07%) ITIL V3
5 12 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.06%) Presales
5 12 (6.06%) Time Management
6 8 (4.04%) Change Control
6 8 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (3.54%) Application Packaging
7 7 (3.54%) Release Management
8 6 (3.03%) Break/Fix
8 6 (3.03%) Change Management
8 6 (3.03%) Data Security
8 6 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (3.03%) ITSM
8 6 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.53%) Data Protection
9 5 (2.53%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.72%) SQL
2 36 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.05%) Java
3 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.54%) Python
4 7 (3.54%) VBScript
5 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.03%) C#
5 6 (3.03%) Perl
5 6 (3.03%) VB
6 3 (1.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.01%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.08%) Degree
2 16 (8.08%) MCSE
2 16 (8.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (5.56%) MCSA
4 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.04%) CCNA
5 8 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.03%) MCDST
6 6 (3.03%) RHCE
7 4 (2.02%) CCA
7 4 (2.02%) MCITP
8 2 (1.01%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCTS
9 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.51%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 124 (62.63%) Active Directory
2 54 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (22.73%) XenApp
4 38 (19.19%) XenDesktop
5 31 (15.66%) Hyper-V
6 30 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (12.12%) XenServer
8 18 (9.09%) vSphere
9 7 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.03%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.52%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.52%) Docker
12 1 (0.51%) iptables
12 1 (0.51%) vCloud
12 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) SCCM
2 16 (8.08%) SCOM
3 6 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.03%) Puppet
3 6 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.53%) WSUS
5 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.52%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.52%) Ansible
6 3 (1.52%) Kibana
6 3 (1.52%) logstash
6 3 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.52%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.51%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 84 (42.42%) Citrix
2 83 (41.92%) Microsoft
2 83 (41.92%) VMware
3 22 (11.11%) Cisco
4 18 (9.09%) HP
5 11 (5.56%) Dell
6 10 (5.05%) Veeam
7 9 (4.55%) McAfee
7 9 (4.55%) Splunk
7 9 (4.55%) Xerox
8 8 (4.04%) Symantec
9 7 (3.54%) NetApp
10 6 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
10 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.03%) Remedy
10 6 (3.03%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.52%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.52%) Apple
11 3 (1.52%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.52%) FactSet