Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 144 130
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 -57
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 212 257 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.09% 2.15% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 8.06% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 155 216 256
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,125
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,855 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.75% +0.97% -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 2,570 3,190 3,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.30% 26.73% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,894 2,620 2,663
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,225 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -29 83 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Cambridgeshire +53 77 £29,500 -18.06% 8
Essex +12 30 £26,000 -38.82% 6
Bedfordshire -15 20 £35,750 +19.17% 2
Norfolk +12 4 £22,000 -32.31%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (70.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 143 (67.45%) Windows Server
4 134 (63.21%) Microsoft
5 133 (62.74%) VMware
6 122 (57.55%) Active Directory
7 94 (44.34%) Windows 7
8 85 (40.09%) Windows 10
9 84 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 67 (31.60%) Microsoft Office
10 67 (31.60%) Firewall
10 67 (31.60%) Office 365
11 59 (27.83%) Citrix
12 56 (26.42%) MS Exchange
13 51 (24.06%) SLA
14 49 (23.11%) DNS
15 47 (22.17%) Hyper-V
16 46 (21.70%) ITIL
17 44 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (20.28%) PowerShell
19 42 (19.81%) Linux
20 39 (18.40%) SQL Server
21 38 (17.92%) Cisco
21 38 (17.92%) SCCM
22 37 (17.45%) XenApp
23 36 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
23 36 (16.98%) DHCP
24 35 (16.51%) SQL
25 33 (15.57%) HP
26 32 (15.09%) Retail

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 56 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 32 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.13%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.25%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.30%) IIS
7 6 (2.83%) Apache
8 5 (2.36%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.42%) Confluence
10 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.94%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 67 (31.60%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.36%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.42%) Windchill
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Documaker
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.47%) assyst
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (31.60%) Office 365
2 44 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.83%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.36%) SaaS
6 4 (1.89%) IaaS
7 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.42%) GitHub
8 2 (0.94%) PaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (31.60%) Firewall
2 49 (23.11%) DNS
3 36 (16.98%) DHCP
4 31 (14.62%) LAN
5 29 (13.68%) TCP/IP
6 28 (13.21%) SAN
7 26 (12.26%) WAN
8 23 (10.85%) VPN
9 16 (7.55%) Network Security
10 15 (7.08%) VLAN
11 13 (6.13%) VoIP
12 12 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (5.66%) NAS
13 11 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (4.72%) SSL
14 10 (4.72%) Structured Cabling
14 10 (4.72%) Wireless
15 9 (4.25%) IP Telephony
16 8 (3.77%) Ethernet
16 8 (3.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.77%) MySQL
3 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Gerrit
1 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.42%) JIRA
1 3 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (15.09%) Retail
2 23 (10.85%) Finance
3 10 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.77%) Electronics
5 7 (3.30%) Back Office
5 7 (3.30%) Marketing
5 7 (3.30%) Publishing
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (34.43%) Support Engineer
2 53 (25.00%) Analyst
3 45 (21.23%) IT Support
4 42 (19.81%) IT Engineer
5 39 (18.40%) IT Support Engineer
6 26 (12.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (9.91%) Support Analyst
8 20 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (7.55%) IT Analyst
9 16 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
10 13 (6.13%) Desktop Support
11 12 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.19%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 11 (5.19%) Consultant
12 11 (5.19%) Server Engineer
13 10 (4.72%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.77%) Web Services
2 7 (3.30%) ADSI
2 7 (3.30%) LDAP
3 5 (2.36%) .NET
3 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.36%) LAMP
4 3 (1.42%) Middleware
4 3 (1.42%) RESTful
4 3 (1.42%) SOAP
4 3 (1.42%) YAML
5 2 (0.94%) WAP
6 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Management Information System
2 27 (12.74%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.72%) Replication
6 8 (3.77%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.36%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.36%) PKI
8 4 (1.89%) Clustering
9 3 (1.42%) NHS
9 3 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.94%) BYOD
10 2 (0.94%) Handset
10 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) CCTV
11 1 (0.47%) EPoS
11 1 (0.47%) FMCG
11 1 (0.47%) Life Science
11 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (70.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 143 (67.45%) Windows Server
4 94 (44.34%) Windows 7
5 85 (40.09%) Windows 10
6 42 (19.81%) Linux
7 29 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (11.79%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.25%) AIX
10 8 (3.77%) Android
10 8 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.42%) CentOS
12 3 (1.42%) Solaris
12 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) VMS
14 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.70%) ITIL
2 36 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (14.62%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (10.85%) Change Management
6 20 (9.43%) Service Management
7 19 (8.96%) Line Management
8 18 (8.49%) Incident Management
8 18 (8.49%) Patch Management
8 18 (8.49%) Service Delivery
9 17 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (5.66%) Coaching
10 12 (5.66%) Statistics
11 11 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.19%) High Availability
11 11 (5.19%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (4.72%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.28%) PowerShell
2 35 (16.51%) SQL
3 9 (4.25%) VBScript
4 8 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.77%) PHP
5 3 (1.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.08%) Degree
3 14 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.30%) MCP
6 6 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.83%) MCSA
6 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.36%) MCSE
7 5 (2.36%) MCTS
8 4 (1.89%) CCA
8 4 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.42%) CCNA
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.47%) ISEB
10 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (24.06%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.42%) PMO
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (57.55%) Active Directory
2 84 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (22.17%) Hyper-V
4 37 (17.45%) XenApp
5 28 (13.21%) vSphere
6 23 (10.85%) XenDesktop
7 21 (9.91%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (8.96%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (3.77%) BitLocker
9 8 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (3.30%) XenServer
11 3 (1.42%) Docker
11 3 (1.42%) Samba
11 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.42%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.94%) Firmware
12 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (17.92%) SCCM
2 19 (8.96%) SCOM
3 14 (6.60%) Backup Exec
4 13 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.13%) Puppet
5 10 (4.72%) WSUS
6 9 (4.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (3.77%) PowerCLI
8 6 (2.83%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.36%) Nessus
9 5 (2.36%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.89%) Nagios
11 3 (1.42%) Ansible
11 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.42%) Rancher
11 3 (1.42%) Sysdig
11 3 (1.42%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.42%) vRealize
12 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 134 (63.21%) Microsoft
2 133 (62.74%) VMware
3 59 (27.83%) Citrix
4 38 (17.92%) Cisco
5 33 (15.57%) HP
6 23 (10.85%) Avaya
7 18 (8.49%) Veeam
7 18 (8.49%) WatchGuard
8 15 (7.08%) IBM
9 13 (6.13%) Intel
10 12 (5.66%) Brocade
10 12 (5.66%) Juniper
11 11 (5.19%) Mitel
11 11 (5.19%) Symantec
12 9 (4.25%) ProCurve
13 8 (3.77%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.77%) McAfee
13 8 (3.77%) Meraki
13 8 (3.77%) NetApp
13 8 (3.77%) Red Hat