Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 149 120
Rank change year-on-year +41 -29 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 260 243 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.82% 1.96% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.35% 7.14% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 198 203 247
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -2.74% +10.61%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,804 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,900 £53,450
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.76%

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 2,512 3,405 3,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.28% 27.52% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,880 2,691 2,507
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +55 117 £41,250 +16.20% 11
Cambridgeshire +48 91 £29,500 -15.71% 4
Essex +27 30 £22,500 -35.71% 6
Bedfordshire -36 19 £30,250 -28.82% 3
Norfolk +21 2 £19,570 -39.78% 1
Suffolk +7 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (77.31%) Microsoft
3 193 (74.23%) Windows Server
4 184 (70.77%) VMware
5 180 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 180 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 114 (43.85%) Windows 7
8 90 (34.62%) Office 365
9 81 (31.15%) DNS
10 79 (30.38%) Firewall
11 77 (29.62%) Hyper-V
12 76 (29.23%) SCCM
13 74 (28.46%) ITIL
14 73 (28.08%) Windows 10
15 68 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
16 63 (24.23%) SLA
16 63 (24.23%) Citrix
16 63 (24.23%) MS Exchange
16 63 (24.23%) DHCP
17 61 (23.46%) PowerShell
18 60 (23.08%) SQL Server
19 59 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 51 (19.62%) HP
21 49 (18.85%) Cisco
22 48 (18.46%) Linux
23 47 (18.08%) VMware ESXi
23 47 (18.08%) Cybersecurity
24 46 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
25 42 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010

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 63 (24.23%) MS Exchange
2 42 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (10.38%) Skype for Business
5 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.46%) IIS
7 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.08%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 68 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) assyst
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (34.62%) Office 365
2 59 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.31%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.92%) SaaS
6 4 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Datadog
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (31.15%) DNS
2 79 (30.38%) Firewall
3 63 (24.23%) DHCP
4 34 (13.08%) VPN
5 28 (10.77%) SAN
5 28 (10.77%) TCP/IP
5 28 (10.77%) VLAN
6 27 (10.38%) LAN
7 22 (8.46%) WAN
8 21 (8.08%) Wireless
9 19 (7.31%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (6.54%) Structured Cabling
11 14 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (5.00%) Unified Communications
13 12 (4.62%) Network Security
13 12 (4.62%) SSL
14 9 (3.46%) IP Telephony
15 7 (2.69%) Intranet
15 7 (2.69%) PBX
15 7 (2.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.38%) MySQL
3 7 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) GIS
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Power BI
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.38%) MSI
1 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
1 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (12.69%) Retail
2 15 (5.77%) Finance
3 10 (3.85%) Marketing
4 7 (2.69%) Publishing
5 6 (2.31%) Electronics
6 4 (1.54%) Local Government
6 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (27.69%) Support Engineer
2 64 (24.62%) Analyst
3 48 (18.46%) IT Engineer
3 48 (18.46%) IT Support
4 42 (16.15%) IT Support Engineer
5 28 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 22 (8.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 19 (7.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (7.31%) Junior
10 19 (7.31%) Junior Analyst
11 16 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (5.38%) Senior Support Engineer
13 13 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (5.00%) Administrator
13 13 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
13 13 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.08%) Web Services
2 6 (2.31%) LDAP
3 5 (1.92%) .NET
3 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.92%) LAMP
4 2 (0.77%) ADSI
4 2 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.77%) WAP
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.77%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.08%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.38%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.23%) Replication
7 9 (3.46%) PKI
8 7 (2.69%) CMDB
8 7 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.77%) Handset
10 2 (0.77%) iPhone
10 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.38%) CCTV
11 1 (0.38%) Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) Life Science
11 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 260 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (74.23%) Windows Server
3 180 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 114 (43.85%) Windows 7
5 73 (28.08%) Windows 10
6 48 (18.46%) Linux
7 37 (14.23%) Windows 8
8 22 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (6.54%) AIX
10 15 (5.77%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.85%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.08%) CentOS
13 7 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.54%) Android
15 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.38%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.46%) ITIL
2 47 (18.08%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (14.62%) Patch Management
4 35 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 34 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (12.69%) Change Management
6 33 (12.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 32 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (10.38%) Service Management
9 21 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.08%) Incident Management
10 20 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 20 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
10 20 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.92%) Migration
12 17 (6.54%) Asset Management
12 17 (6.54%) Server Hardening
13 16 (6.15%) Service Delivery
14 15 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (5.38%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 36 (13.85%) SQL
3 23 (8.85%) VBScript
4 18 (6.92%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.08%) C
6 6 (2.31%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) Python
8 2 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.00%) MCP
3 20 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (6.15%) MCTS
6 11 (4.23%) MCSA
7 10 (3.85%) MCSE
8 9 (3.46%) CCNA
8 9 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.69%) Degree
10 6 (2.31%) MCITP
11 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.15%) CCAA
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.38%) CISM
13 1 (0.38%) CISSP
13 1 (0.38%) ISEB
13 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.23%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 180 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 116 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (29.62%) Hyper-V
4 47 (18.08%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (14.23%) vSphere
6 32 (12.31%) VMware Workstation
7 29 (11.15%) XenDesktop
8 24 (9.23%) XenApp
9 17 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (6.15%) BitLocker
11 7 (2.69%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.77%) Firmware
13 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.38%) Docker
14 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (29.23%) SCCM
2 40 (15.38%) SCOM
3 17 (6.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (6.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 16 (6.15%) Backup Exec
5 15 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.77%) Puppet
6 14 (5.38%) PowerCLI
7 13 (5.00%) AirWatch
8 11 (4.23%) vCenter Server
8 11 (4.23%) WSUS
9 7 (2.69%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (2.69%) SCVMM
9 7 (2.69%) vRealize
10 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.92%) Nessus
11 4 (1.54%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 201 (77.31%) Microsoft
2 184 (70.77%) VMware
3 63 (24.23%) Citrix
4 51 (19.62%) HP
5 49 (18.85%) Cisco
6 26 (10.00%) IBM
7 25 (9.62%) Symantec
8 21 (8.08%) Veeam
9 19 (7.31%) Brocade
10 17 (6.54%) 3PAR
10 17 (6.54%) WatchGuard
11 16 (6.15%) Apple
11 16 (6.15%) Avaya
12 15 (5.77%) NetApp
12 15 (5.77%) Sophos
13 12 (4.62%) Red Hat
14 11 (4.23%) CommVault
15 10 (3.85%) Dell
15 10 (3.85%) Hitachi
15 10 (3.85%) Mitel