Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 154 105
Rank change year-on-year +3 -49 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 219 245 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.97% 2.09% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.72% 8.12% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 160 202 317
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £36,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.08% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,450 £25,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £51,750
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 2,837 3,017 3,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.55% 25.78% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 2,476 2,735
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £24,230 £24,125 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +36 96 £35,000 +3.70% 6
Hertfordshire -40 63 £40,000 +1.27% 10
Essex +22 30 £28,000 -30.00% 3
Bedfordshire -11 24 £38,750 +29.17% 5
Norfolk +21 8 £33,000 +15.79%
Suffolk +3 1 £29,000 +31.82% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (72.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 146 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 130 (59.36%) Microsoft
5 122 (55.71%) VMware
6 106 (48.40%) Active Directory
7 86 (39.27%) Windows 7
8 75 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 75 (34.25%) Windows 10
9 74 (33.79%) Office 365
10 65 (29.68%) MS Exchange
11 64 (29.22%) Citrix
12 62 (28.31%) PowerShell
13 57 (26.03%) SQL
14 56 (25.57%) Linux
15 54 (24.66%) ITIL
16 51 (23.29%) SQL Server
16 51 (23.29%) DNS
16 51 (23.29%) Firewall
17 50 (22.83%) SLA
18 49 (22.37%) Hyper-V
18 49 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
19 48 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
20 47 (21.46%) TCP/IP
21 44 (20.09%) HP
22 43 (19.63%) Cisco
23 41 (18.72%) Finance
24 38 (17.35%) DHCP
25 37 (16.89%) XenApp
26 36 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003

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 65 (29.68%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.02%) Confluence
4 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.02%) OpenStack
4 11 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.11%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.20%) IIS
7 6 (2.74%) Apache
8 2 (0.91%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.37%) Windchill
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Documaker
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (33.79%) Office 365
2 49 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.48%) IaaS
5 11 (5.02%) GitHub
6 7 (3.20%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.91%) SaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.29%) DNS
1 51 (23.29%) Firewall
2 47 (21.46%) TCP/IP
3 38 (17.35%) DHCP
4 32 (14.61%) LAN
5 31 (14.16%) WAN
6 26 (11.87%) SAN
7 22 (10.05%) VPN
8 20 (9.13%) Network Security
9 18 (8.22%) VoIP
10 15 (6.85%) SSL
11 14 (6.39%) Ethernet
12 13 (5.94%) FTP
12 13 (5.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (5.94%) IPsec
12 13 (5.94%) SMTP
12 13 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (5.48%) IMAP
14 11 (5.02%) SSH
14 11 (5.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.02%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.74%) MySQL
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Gerrit
1 11 (5.02%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.02%) JIRA
1 11 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.91%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.46%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.46%) MSI
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 41 (18.72%) Finance
2 35 (15.98%) Retail
3 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.20%) Electronics
5 5 (2.28%) Back Office
5 5 (2.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.83%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (26.94%) Support Engineer
2 38 (17.35%) Analyst
3 33 (15.07%) IT Support
4 32 (14.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (10.05%) IT Engineer
6 22 (10.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (9.13%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (8.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 18 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (7.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 16 (7.31%) Team Leader
11 14 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (6.39%) IT Analyst
11 14 (6.39%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.94%) Windows Support Engineer
13 12 (5.48%) Consultant
13 12 (5.48%) Exchange Engineer
14 11 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 11 (5.02%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.31%) Web Services
2 12 (5.48%) Middleware
3 11 (5.02%) RESTful
3 11 (5.02%) SOAP
3 11 (5.02%) YAML
4 7 (3.20%) LDAP
5 6 (2.74%) ADSI
6 5 (2.28%) .NET
6 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.28%) LAMP
7 1 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.46%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 26 (11.87%) Data Centre
3 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.22%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.39%) Driving Licence
6 13 (5.94%) Replication
7 11 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (4.57%) Clustering
9 8 (3.65%) NHS
10 5 (2.28%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.91%) BYOD
12 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.46%) CMDB
12 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.46%) FMCG
12 1 (0.46%) Life Science
12 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (72.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 146 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 86 (39.27%) Windows 7
5 75 (34.25%) Windows 10
6 56 (25.57%) Linux
7 36 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (10.96%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.31%) Android
9 16 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (5.02%) CentOS
10 11 (5.02%) Solaris
11 5 (2.28%) AIX
12 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.66%) ITIL
2 36 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (10.96%) Line Management
7 20 (9.13%) Project Management
7 20 (9.13%) Service Delivery
7 20 (9.13%) Statistics
8 19 (8.68%) Coaching
8 19 (8.68%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.76%) High Availability
10 16 (7.31%) Capacity Management
10 16 (7.31%) Change Management
10 16 (7.31%) Incident Management
10 16 (7.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (7.31%) Proactive Monitoring
11 14 (6.39%) Patch Management
11 14 (6.39%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (5.94%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.31%) PowerShell
2 57 (26.03%) SQL
3 16 (7.31%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.31%) PHP
4 13 (5.94%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.02%) Python
6 6 (2.74%) VBScript
7 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.13%) Degree
3 19 (8.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (7.76%) MCSE
5 13 (5.94%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (5.02%) CCA
7 11 (5.02%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.65%) MCP
10 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.20%) MCITP
11 6 (2.74%) MCSA
12 5 (2.28%) MCTS
13 4 (1.83%) CCNA
13 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.91%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (22.83%) SLA
2 8 (3.65%) PMO
3 6 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (48.40%) Active Directory
2 75 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (22.37%) Hyper-V
4 37 (16.89%) XenApp
5 28 (12.79%) vSphere
6 27 (12.33%) XenDesktop
7 23 (10.50%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (5.02%) Docker
8 11 (5.02%) Samba
8 11 (5.02%) VirtualBox
8 11 (5.02%) XenServer
9 10 (4.57%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (3.20%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.46%) NFS
13 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (15.98%) SCCM
2 20 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (9.13%) Puppet
3 15 (6.85%) SCOM
4 13 (5.94%) WSUS
5 12 (5.48%) Backup Exec
5 12 (5.48%) Nagios
6 11 (5.02%) Ansible
6 11 (5.02%) NetBackup
6 11 (5.02%) Rancher
6 11 (5.02%) Sysdig
6 11 (5.02%) vRealize
7 8 (3.65%) PowerCLI
8 6 (2.74%) FortiGate
8 6 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (2.28%) Nessus
9 5 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 130 (59.36%) Microsoft
2 122 (55.71%) VMware
3 64 (29.22%) Citrix
4 44 (20.09%) HP
5 43 (19.63%) Cisco
6 27 (12.33%) Intel
7 21 (9.59%) IBM
8 19 (8.68%) Avaya
9 18 (8.22%) Veeam
10 16 (7.31%) Red Hat
10 16 (7.31%) WorldPay
11 15 (6.85%) NetApp
12 13 (5.94%) CheckPoint
12 13 (5.94%) Nortel
12 13 (5.94%) Oracle
12 13 (5.94%) Riverbed
13 12 (5.48%) Qualys
13 12 (5.48%) Symantec
14 11 (5.02%) BMC
14 11 (5.02%) Juniper