Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 130 99
Rank change year-on-year -22 -31 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 234 292 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.94% 2.34% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.18% 9.43% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 178 253 418
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -5.11%
10th Percentile £24,700 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3,261 3,098 3,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.97% 24.78% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,375 2,500 2,879
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,625 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Cambridgeshire +20 99 £42,000 +15.86% 6
Hertfordshire -40 67 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Bedfordshire +5 35 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Essex +10 23 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Norfolk +20 9 £33,000 +7.32% 1
Suffolk -8 4 £32,250 -7.86% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 165 (70.51%) Windows Server
3 158 (67.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 134 (57.26%) Microsoft
5 120 (51.28%) VMware
6 107 (45.73%) Active Directory
7 89 (38.03%) Windows 7
8 73 (31.20%) PowerShell
9 72 (30.77%) Office 365
10 71 (30.34%) MS Exchange
11 70 (29.91%) Windows 10
11 70 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (29.06%) SQL
13 65 (27.78%) ITIL
14 62 (26.50%) Citrix
15 58 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 57 (24.36%) Firewall
17 55 (23.50%) Linux
18 54 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 54 (23.08%) SLA
19 53 (22.65%) Hyper-V
20 49 (20.94%) Cisco
21 46 (19.66%) TCP/IP
22 45 (19.23%) DNS
23 44 (18.80%) HP
24 42 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
25 41 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
26 40 (17.09%) Finance
27 39 (16.67%) DHCP
28 37 (15.81%) Microsoft 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 71 (30.34%) MS Exchange
2 35 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.41%) WebLogic
6 12 (5.13%) Confluence
6 12 (5.13%) OpenStack
6 12 (5.13%) Skype for Business
6 12 (5.13%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.42%) IIS
8 6 (2.56%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.14%) Apache
10 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.28%) CMS
10 3 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.85%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.43%) nginx
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Documaker
2 1 (0.43%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 72 (30.77%) Office 365
2 58 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.41%) IaaS
5 12 (5.13%) GitHub
6 5 (2.14%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.14%) PaaS
6 5 (2.14%) SaaS
7 4 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.43%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 57 (24.36%) Firewall
2 46 (19.66%) TCP/IP
3 45 (19.23%) DNS
4 39 (16.67%) DHCP
5 35 (14.96%) LAN
6 34 (14.53%) SAN
6 34 (14.53%) WAN
7 24 (10.26%) VPN
8 22 (9.40%) VoIP
9 16 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (6.41%) Network Security
10 15 (6.41%) SMTP
11 14 (5.98%) FTP
11 14 (5.98%) IMAP
11 14 (5.98%) IPsec
11 14 (5.98%) OpenVPN
12 13 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (5.56%) Ethernet
12 13 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (5.13%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.71%) GIS
7 4 (1.71%) Power BI
8 2 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Gerrit
1 12 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.13%) JIRA
1 12 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.85%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 40 (17.09%) Finance
2 25 (10.68%) Retail
3 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Back Office
5 4 (1.71%) Billing
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (19.66%) Support Engineer
2 44 (18.80%) Analyst
3 30 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 29 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (11.11%) IT Support
6 24 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (8.55%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (8.12%) Team Leader
9 17 (7.26%) IT Engineer
10 15 (6.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (5.98%) Exchange Engineer
11 14 (5.98%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) Support Analyst
13 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) IT Analyst
13 12 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.26%) Middleware
2 14 (5.98%) Web Services
3 12 (5.13%) RESTful
3 12 (5.13%) SOAP
3 12 (5.13%) YAML
4 6 (2.56%) ADSI
5 2 (0.85%) LDAP
5 2 (0.85%) MAPI
6 1 (0.43%) .NET
6 1 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) HTML5
6 1 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.26%) Replication
4 16 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.84%) Management Information System
5 15 (6.41%) Driving Licence
6 14 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.85%) Clustering
8 8 (3.42%) NHS
9 3 (1.28%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.28%) BYOD
9 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.85%) iPhone
10 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.43%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.43%) EFT
11 1 (0.43%) EMV
11 1 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 165 (70.51%) Windows Server
3 158 (67.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (38.03%) Windows 7
5 70 (29.91%) Windows 10
6 55 (23.50%) Linux
7 41 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (10.26%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.69%) Android
10 13 (5.56%) CentOS
10 13 (5.56%) Solaris
11 12 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.56%) Unix
13 5 (2.14%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (1.28%) AIX
16 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.78%) ITIL
2 37 (15.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (13.25%) Service Delivery
4 29 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (9.40%) Project Management
6 19 (8.12%) High Availability
7 18 (7.69%) Coaching
8 17 (7.26%) Configuration Management
8 17 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (7.26%) Load Balancing
8 17 (7.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (6.84%) Incident Management
9 16 (6.84%) Proactive Monitoring
10 15 (6.41%) Runbook
10 15 (6.41%) Statistics
11 14 (5.98%) Line Management
11 14 (5.98%) Patch Management
12 13 (5.56%) Capacity Management
12 13 (5.56%) Network Management
12 13 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 73 (31.20%) PowerShell
2 68 (29.06%) SQL
3 13 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (5.56%) PHP
4 12 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 12 (5.13%) Python
5 7 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.71%) VBScript
7 2 (0.85%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.97%) MCSE
3 20 (8.55%) Degree
4 19 (8.12%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (8.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (6.84%) CCA
6 15 (6.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (4.70%) MCITP
7 11 (4.70%) MCP
7 11 (4.70%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.70%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.27%) MCSA
9 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.14%) MCTS
11 4 (1.71%) CCNA
12 2 (0.85%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (23.08%) SLA
2 8 (3.42%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (45.73%) Active Directory
2 70 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (22.65%) Hyper-V
4 28 (11.97%) XenApp
5 22 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (6.84%) XenDesktop
7 15 (6.41%) vSphere
8 12 (5.13%) Docker
8 12 (5.13%) Samba
8 12 (5.13%) VirtualBox
8 12 (5.13%) XenServer
9 7 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.56%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.43%) Firmware
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.43%) NFS
13 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (13.25%) SCCM
2 15 (6.41%) Puppet
3 14 (5.98%) NetBackup
3 14 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.98%) WSUS
4 13 (5.56%) Ansible
4 13 (5.56%) vRealize
5 12 (5.13%) Nagios
5 12 (5.13%) Rancher
5 12 (5.13%) Sysdig
6 10 (4.27%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.27%) SCOM
7 6 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (2.14%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 134 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 120 (51.28%) VMware
3 62 (26.50%) Citrix
4 49 (20.94%) Cisco
5 44 (18.80%) HP
6 25 (10.68%) IBM
6 25 (10.68%) Intel
7 20 (8.55%) NetApp
8 19 (8.12%) Avaya
8 19 (8.12%) WorldPay
9 14 (5.98%) Oracle
9 14 (5.98%) Riverbed
9 14 (5.98%) Veeam
10 13 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 13 (5.56%) Nortel
11 12 (5.13%) BMC
11 12 (5.13%) Qualys
11 12 (5.13%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.13%) ServiceNow
11 12 (5.13%) Splunk