Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 96 56
Rank change year-on-year -40 -40 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 277 420 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 2.98% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 12.15% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 239 412 547
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,175 £55,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3073 3456 4326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.86% 24.56% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2480 2858 3447
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017. 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 -39 106 £35,000 +9.38% 6
Cambridgeshire -15 72 £37,500 -9.64% 4
Essex -18 45 £35,000 +32.08%
Bedfordshire -6 40 £30,000 -3.23% 3
Suffolk -13 11 £45,000 +66.67%
Norfolk -4 4 £30,750 +11.82%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 277 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (79.06%) Windows Server
3 199 (71.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 183 (66.06%) Active Directory
5 154 (55.60%) Microsoft
6 132 (47.65%) MS Exchange
7 125 (45.13%) VMware
8 124 (44.77%) Office 365
9 99 (35.74%) Firewall
10 90 (32.49%) Hyper-V
11 89 (32.13%) Cisco
12 86 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 84 (30.32%) Windows 7
14 71 (25.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 70 (25.27%) ITIL
16 68 (24.55%) SQL Server
17 67 (24.19%) SQL
18 66 (23.83%) Microsoft Office
19 65 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 64 (23.10%) Citrix
21 54 (19.49%) DNS
21 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
22 53 (19.13%) DHCP
23 52 (18.77%) Linux
23 52 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2010
24 51 (18.41%) LAN
25 49 (17.69%) WAN
26 47 (16.97%) MCSE
26 47 (16.97%) SAN
27 46 (16.61%) MCP

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
1 132 (47.65%) MS Exchange
2 52 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (12.27%) Skype for Business
4 28 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (10.11%) IIS
5 20 (7.22%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.81%) Apache
10 5 (1.81%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Zimbra
Applications
1 66 (23.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 124 (44.77%) Office 365
2 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.22%) PaaS
4 12 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 99 (35.74%) Firewall
2 54 (19.49%) DNS
3 53 (19.13%) DHCP
4 51 (18.41%) LAN
5 49 (17.69%) WAN
6 47 (16.97%) SAN
7 37 (13.36%) VoIP
8 34 (12.27%) VLAN
9 33 (11.91%) VPN
10 21 (7.58%) MPLS
10 21 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (7.58%) Skype
11 20 (7.22%) TCP/IP
12 19 (6.86%) iSCSI
13 18 (6.50%) PBX
14 17 (6.14%) ISDN
15 14 (5.05%) NAS
16 8 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (2.53%) WebEx
17 7 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.72%) MySQL
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) QlikView
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.89%) MSI
2 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (7.22%) Retail
2 16 (5.78%) Games
3 15 (5.42%) Finance
4 12 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.89%) Legal
6 5 (1.81%) Publishing
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (25.27%) Support Engineer
2 62 (22.38%) Analyst
3 52 (18.77%) IT Support
4 48 (17.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (16.25%) Support Analyst
6 37 (13.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (13.36%) IT Engineer
7 34 (12.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (10.47%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (9.39%) IT Manager
10 24 (8.66%) Office 365 Engineer
11 23 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (8.30%) Active Directory Support
12 21 (7.58%) IT Analyst
13 19 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support
13 19 (6.86%) IT Support Analyst
13 19 (6.86%) Technical Support
14 18 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 18 (6.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.25%) .NET
1 9 (3.25%) Web Services
2 7 (2.53%) XMPP
3 4 (1.44%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.44%) Spring
4 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.72%) CSS3
4 2 (0.72%) HTML
4 2 (0.72%) HTML5
4 2 (0.72%) jQuery
4 2 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.58%) Replication
3 8 (2.89%) iPhone
4 7 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.81%) EPoS
5 5 (1.81%) iPad
5 5 (1.81%) User Experience
6 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.44%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.08%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.08%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 277 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (79.06%) Windows Server
3 199 (71.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (30.32%) Windows 7
5 65 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (18.77%) Linux
7 46 (16.61%) Windows 10
8 29 (10.47%) Windows 8
9 23 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (7.94%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.81%) Android
11 5 (1.81%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.44%) Unix
13 2 (0.72%) AIX
13 2 (0.72%) CentOS
13 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.27%) ITIL
2 27 (9.75%) Change Management
3 26 (9.39%) Problem Management
4 21 (7.58%) ITIL V3
4 21 (7.58%) Mentoring
5 18 (6.50%) Coaching
6 17 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.14%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (5.05%) Incident Management
8 12 (4.33%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.61%) Application Packaging
9 10 (3.61%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.61%) Project Management
10 9 (3.25%) High Availability
10 9 (3.25%) Presales
11 8 (2.89%) Data Protection
11 8 (2.89%) Information Security
11 8 (2.89%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.19%) SQL
2 42 (15.16%) PowerShell
3 20 (7.22%) VBScript
4 10 (3.61%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.25%) C#
6 8 (2.89%) Java
7 7 (2.53%) C
7 7 (2.53%) VBA
8 6 (2.17%) C++
8 6 (2.17%) VB
9 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 71 (25.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (16.97%) MCSE
3 46 (16.61%) MCP
4 35 (12.64%) CCNA
4 35 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (10.47%) MCSA
6 22 (7.94%) MCTS
7 21 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (6.14%) A+ Certification
9 16 (5.78%) Degree
10 14 (5.05%) MCITP
11 12 (4.33%) CCAA
11 12 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.81%) CISSP
14 3 (1.08%) CEH
14 3 (1.08%) VTSP
15 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.78%) SLA
2 6 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 183 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 90 (32.49%) Hyper-V
3 86 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (7.94%) Terminal Services
6 17 (6.14%) vSphere
7 16 (5.78%) XenApp
8 8 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.89%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.17%) XenServer
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) vCloud
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (10.11%) SCCM
2 20 (7.22%) SCOM
2 20 (7.22%) WSUS
3 17 (6.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.44%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.08%) Nessus
5 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 154 (55.60%) Microsoft
2 125 (45.13%) VMware
3 89 (32.13%) Cisco
4 64 (23.10%) Citrix
5 36 (13.00%) HP
6 26 (9.39%) Veeam
7 16 (5.78%) SonicWALL
8 15 (5.42%) Dell
9 14 (5.05%) Apple
9 14 (5.05%) IBM
10 11 (3.97%) Symantec
11 8 (2.89%) NETGEAR
11 8 (2.89%) Sophos
12 7 (2.53%) Oracle
12 7 (2.53%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.81%) Acronis
13 5 (1.81%) CA
13 5 (1.81%) Riverbed
14 4 (1.44%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.08%) 3PAR
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