Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 140 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 -53 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 257 273 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.17% 2.19% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.01% 8.86% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 210 221 435
East of England median annual salary £35,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £23,400 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,175 £51,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - -4.11% -2.67%

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,208 3,081 3,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.03% 24.76% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,559 2,540 3,154
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Hertfordshire -7 110 £37,000 +15.63% 10
Cambridgeshire -39 75 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Bedfordshire +63 36 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Essex +3 28 £39,000 -7.14% 4
Suffolk +17 6 £22,000 -26.67%
Norfolk +17 1 £32,500 -31.58%
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (71.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 183 (71.21%) Active Directory
4 179 (69.65%) Windows Server
5 140 (54.47%) Microsoft
6 131 (50.97%) VMware
7 119 (46.30%) MS Exchange
8 94 (36.58%) Windows 7
9 84 (32.68%) DNS
10 81 (31.52%) Firewall
11 75 (29.18%) Hyper-V
12 74 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 72 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 71 (27.63%) Office 365
14 71 (27.63%) SQL Server
14 71 (27.63%) ITIL
15 63 (24.51%) DHCP
16 59 (22.96%) PowerShell
17 57 (22.18%) Cisco
18 56 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
18 56 (21.79%) SAN
19 55 (21.40%) TCP/IP
20 53 (20.62%) Microsoft Office
21 50 (19.46%) LAN
22 46 (17.90%) WAN
23 45 (17.51%) HP
23 45 (17.51%) Citrix
23 45 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2013
24 41 (15.95%) Windows Server 2003
25 38 (14.79%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 119 (46.30%) MS Exchange
2 74 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.56%) Skype for Business
5 20 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.33%) IIS
9 5 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.56%) CMS
11 1 (0.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.39%) Drupal
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.50%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (27.63%) Office 365
2 30 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.72%) PaaS
6 4 (1.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) G Suite
7 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (32.68%) DNS
2 81 (31.52%) Firewall
3 63 (24.51%) DHCP
4 56 (21.79%) SAN
5 55 (21.40%) TCP/IP
6 50 (19.46%) LAN
7 46 (17.90%) WAN
8 36 (14.01%) VoIP
9 30 (11.67%) VPN
10 23 (8.95%) VLAN
11 17 (6.61%) Skype
12 16 (6.23%) Internet
13 12 (4.67%) iSCSI
13 12 (4.67%) NAS
13 12 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.50%) MPLS
15 8 (3.11%) FTP
16 6 (2.33%) PBX
16 6 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.84%) GIS
3 15 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.33%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (1.17%) MySQL
5 3 (1.17%) Power BI
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) Big Data
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.39%) MS Access
7 1 (0.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (6.23%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.28%) Hudson
3 11 (4.28%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.50%) JUnit
5 8 (3.11%) PyUnit
6 3 (1.17%) AdminStudio
6 3 (1.17%) MSI
6 3 (1.17%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (9.34%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.28%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.89%) Finance
4 6 (2.33%) Dutch Language
4 6 (2.33%) Retail
5 5 (1.95%) Games
6 4 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (22.57%) Support Engineer
2 48 (18.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 41 (15.95%) IT Engineer
4 38 (14.79%) Analyst
5 35 (13.62%) IT Support
6 29 (11.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (10.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (10.51%) Support Analyst
9 26 (10.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (10.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (8.17%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (6.61%) IT Manager
11 17 (6.61%) Service Desk Engineer
12 15 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (4.67%) IT Analyst
14 12 (4.67%) Server Engineer
15 11 (4.28%) Administrator
15 11 (4.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.11%) HTML
2 6 (2.33%) CSS
3 5 (1.95%) Hibernate
3 5 (1.95%) Spring
4 4 (1.56%) .NET
4 4 (1.56%) Web Services
5 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.78%) HTML5
5 2 (0.78%) jQuery
6 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.39%) CSS3
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) SAML
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.28%) CMDB
3 11 (4.28%) Replication
4 10 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.50%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.33%) Handset
7 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.95%) iPhone
8 4 (1.56%) Clustering
8 4 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.56%) User Experience
9 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.78%) Fintech
11 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.39%) Smart City
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (71.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 179 (69.65%) Windows Server
4 94 (36.58%) Windows 7
5 41 (15.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (14.40%) Linux
6 37 (14.40%) Windows 10
7 24 (9.34%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.28%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.72%) CentOS
9 7 (2.72%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.72%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.78%) Unix
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.63%) ITIL
2 34 (13.23%) Change Management
2 34 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (9.34%) Problem Management
4 18 (7.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.61%) Hardware Maintenance
5 17 (6.61%) PRINCE2
6 16 (6.23%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.67%) SDLC
8 12 (4.67%) Test Automation
9 11 (4.28%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (4.28%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.28%) Project Management
9 11 (4.28%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.89%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.89%) Information Security
10 10 (3.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.96%) PowerShell
2 37 (14.40%) SQL
3 15 (5.84%) VBScript
4 8 (3.11%) C#
4 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.11%) VB
5 7 (2.72%) C
6 6 (2.33%) Java
7 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.56%) Python
7 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.17%) C++
9 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.78%) X++
10 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.79%) CCNA
2 38 (14.79%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (12.45%) MCSE
4 23 (8.95%) MCITP
5 20 (7.78%) MCP
6 15 (5.84%) Degree
6 15 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (5.06%) MCTS
8 12 (4.67%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.28%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.50%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.11%) CCAA
11 8 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.33%) MCSA
14 5 (1.95%) CCNP
14 5 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.00%) SLA
2 7 (2.72%) GDPR
3 5 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 183 (71.21%) Active Directory
2 75 (29.18%) Hyper-V
3 72 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (4.67%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.67%) vSphere
6 9 (3.50%) vCloud
7 8 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.11%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (2.72%) XenApp
9 6 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.17%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.78%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.78%) XenServer
12 1 (0.39%) Firmware
12 1 (0.39%) KVM
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (12.06%) SCCM
2 14 (5.45%) Puppet
3 13 (5.06%) WSUS
4 10 (3.89%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.95%) SCOM
5 5 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.17%) WMI
7 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.39%) Ansible
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.39%) OpenView
8 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 140 (54.47%) Microsoft
2 131 (50.97%) VMware
3 57 (22.18%) Cisco
4 45 (17.51%) Citrix
4 45 (17.51%) HP
5 14 (5.45%) IBM
6 13 (5.06%) Symantec
7 12 (4.67%) Avaya
7 12 (4.67%) Dell
8 10 (3.89%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.89%) SonicWALL
9 7 (2.72%) WatchGuard
10 6 (2.33%) SAP
10 6 (2.33%) Zeacom
11 5 (1.95%) CommVault
11 5 (1.95%) ESRI
11 5 (1.95%) F5
11 5 (1.95%) Splunk
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle
12 4 (1.56%) Sophos