Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 103 128
Rank change year-on-year -61 +25 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 33 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.73% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.37% 5.83% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 125
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,438 £28,750 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
75th Percentile £47,500 £47,125 £47,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% -2.60%

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 1,004 566 1,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.89% 29.71% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 635 493 1,406
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £27,500 £32,750 £29,281
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -43 29 £67,500 +62.65% 5
Essex 0 15 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Hertfordshire -64 12 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Bedfordshire -23 5 £26,500 - 2
Norfolk -20 2 £37,000 +48.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) VMware
3 50 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 47 (73.44%) Windows Server
5 38 (59.38%) Microsoft 365
5 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (54.69%) Windows 10
7 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
7 30 (46.88%) Hyper-V
7 30 (46.88%) Azure
8 29 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (42.19%) Firewall
10 25 (39.06%) MS Exchange
11 24 (37.50%) Windows 7
12 22 (34.38%) Social Skills
13 21 (32.81%) WAN
14 20 (31.25%) LAN
14 20 (31.25%) Citrix
14 20 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 19 (29.69%) DNS
15 19 (29.69%) XenApp
15 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
16 18 (28.13%) DHCP
16 18 (28.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 17 (26.56%) SQL
18 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
18 15 (23.44%) IIS
18 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
18 15 (23.44%) vSphere
19 14 (21.88%) SCCM

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 25 (39.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) IIS
3 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.13%) nginx
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (46.88%) Azure
3 14 (21.88%) Mimecast
4 7 (10.94%) AWS
5 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.13%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) WAN
3 20 (31.25%) LAN
4 19 (29.69%) DNS
5 18 (28.13%) DHCP
6 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
7 8 (12.50%) VoIP
8 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
8 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (6.25%) Skype
9 4 (6.25%) VPN
10 2 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (3.13%) Wireless
11 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.56%) NAS
11 1 (1.56%) SAN
11 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Hudson
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (34.38%) Social Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Organisational Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Finance
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Support Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) IT Support
4 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.56%) CMDB
2 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.56%) PKI
2 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (73.44%) Windows Server
3 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (54.69%) Windows 10
5 24 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 14 (21.88%) Windows 8
6 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (10.94%) Linux
10 5 (7.81%) Android
10 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
12 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 11 (17.19%) Time Management
4 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.94%) Line Management
6 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.81%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.81%) ITSM
7 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.25%) Service Management
9 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 1 (1.56%) DevOps
10 1 (1.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (1.56%) Hardware Maintenance
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.56%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.56%) MCITP
2 1 (1.56%) MCP
2 1 (1.56%) MCSA
2 1 (1.56%) MCSE
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (46.88%) Hyper-V
3 29 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (29.69%) XenApp
4 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
5 15 (23.44%) vSphere
6 13 (20.31%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 14 (21.88%) SCCM
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) SCSM
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) VMware
2 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.25%) Citrix
4 14 (21.88%) Sophos
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) Veeam
6 6 (9.38%) NetApp
7 5 (7.81%) HP
8 4 (6.25%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Google
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel