Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 146 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -70 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 251 273 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.09% 2.10% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.82% 8.63% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 207 238 452
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.41% -5.33% -

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 3210 3165 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.68% 24.32% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2618 3258
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 0 125 £37,250 +6.43% 4
Cambridgeshire -51 58 £35,000 -19.54% 5
Bedfordshire +48 36 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Essex +11 24 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Suffolk +11 6 £22,000 -16.98%
Norfolk +15 1 £32,500 -18.75%
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 182 (72.51%) Windows Server
3 179 (71.31%) Active Directory
4 169 (67.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 135 (53.78%) Microsoft
6 123 (49.00%) VMware
7 121 (48.21%) MS Exchange
8 93 (37.05%) Windows 7
9 79 (31.47%) DNS
10 78 (31.08%) Office 365
11 77 (30.68%) Hyper-V
12 74 (29.48%) ITIL
13 73 (29.08%) Firewall
14 68 (27.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 66 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 66 (26.29%) DHCP
16 65 (25.90%) Cisco
17 63 (25.10%) SQL Server
18 56 (22.31%) Microsoft Office
18 56 (22.31%) SAN
19 52 (20.72%) LAN
20 49 (19.52%) WAN
20 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
21 48 (19.12%) PowerShell
22 45 (17.93%) Citrix
22 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (17.53%) HP
23 44 (17.53%) Linux
24 43 (17.13%) Windows 10
25 42 (16.73%) 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
1 121 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 66 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (9.16%) Skype for Business
5 19 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.19%) IIS
7 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.79%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.99%) CMS
8 5 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) Zimbra
Applications
1 56 (22.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.39%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.99%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 78 (31.08%) Office 365
2 26 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.98%) PaaS
4 9 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 79 (31.47%) DNS
2 73 (29.08%) Firewall
3 66 (26.29%) DHCP
4 56 (22.31%) SAN
5 52 (20.72%) LAN
6 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
6 49 (19.52%) WAN
7 38 (15.14%) VoIP
8 33 (13.15%) VPN
9 22 (8.76%) VLAN
10 21 (8.37%) Skype
11 16 (6.37%) iSCSI
12 15 (5.98%) Internet
12 15 (5.98%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (5.58%) MPLS
14 11 (4.38%) NAS
14 11 (4.38%) PBX
15 9 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (3.59%) ISDN
16 8 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.59%) GIS
3 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.59%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (1.20%) MySQL
6 2 (0.80%) Big Data
6 2 (0.80%) QlikView
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) OLTP
7 1 (0.40%) Power BI
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.38%) Hudson
3 11 (4.38%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.59%) JUnit
5 8 (3.19%) PyUnit
6 4 (1.59%) MSI
7 3 (1.20%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (7.97%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.38%) Retail
3 10 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.59%) Games
5 6 (2.39%) Finance
6 5 (1.99%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.59%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (24.30%) Support Engineer
2 45 (17.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 41 (16.33%) Analyst
3 41 (16.33%) IT Engineer
4 37 (14.74%) IT Support
5 35 (13.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (11.55%) Support Analyst
7 28 (11.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (10.36%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (9.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 22 (8.76%) IT Manager
12 19 (7.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 18 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (6.37%) Windows Engineer
15 14 (5.58%) IT Analyst
16 12 (4.78%) Consultant
16 12 (4.78%) IT Support Analyst
17 11 (4.38%) Developer
18 10 (3.98%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.59%) HTML
2 8 (3.19%) Hibernate
2 8 (3.19%) Spring
3 7 (2.79%) CSS
4 5 (1.99%) .NET
4 5 (1.99%) Web Services
5 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.20%) HTML5
5 3 (1.20%) jQuery
6 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.80%) CSS3
6 2 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.40%) Middleware
7 1 (0.40%) SAML
7 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.18%) Replication
4 11 (4.38%) CMDB
5 9 (3.59%) iPhone
6 8 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.39%) Handset
7 6 (2.39%) User Experience
8 5 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.20%) EPoS
10 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.80%) Clustering
10 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.80%) Fintech
10 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 182 (72.51%) Windows Server
3 169 (67.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (37.05%) Windows 7
5 44 (17.53%) Linux
6 43 (17.13%) Windows 10
7 42 (16.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (8.37%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.78%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.19%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.79%) CentOS
12 7 (2.79%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.80%) Android
15 2 (0.80%) Unix
16 1 (0.40%) Debian
16 1 (0.40%) Solaris
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.48%) ITIL
2 34 (13.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (13.15%) Change Management
4 30 (11.95%) Problem Management
5 19 (7.57%) Mentoring
6 18 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.17%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.77%) PRINCE2
8 16 (6.37%) Incident Management
8 16 (6.37%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (5.98%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.58%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.78%) Information Security
11 12 (4.78%) Project Management
11 12 (4.78%) SDLC
12 11 (4.38%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.38%) ITIL V3
12 11 (4.38%) Migration
12 11 (4.38%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.12%) PowerShell
2 38 (15.14%) SQL
3 17 (6.77%) VBScript
4 12 (4.78%) C#
5 11 (4.38%) VB
6 10 (3.98%) C
7 9 (3.59%) Java
7 9 (3.59%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.59%) C++
8 4 (1.59%) Python
9 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.80%) X++
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (14.74%) CCNA
2 37 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (10.76%) MCSE
4 19 (7.57%) MCP
5 17 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (5.98%) MCTS
7 14 (5.58%) MCITP
8 13 (5.18%) Degree
9 11 (4.38%) CCAA
9 11 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (2.79%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.39%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.99%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.99%) MCSA
14 4 (1.59%) CCNP
14 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) SLA
2 7 (2.79%) GDPR
3 6 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 179 (71.31%) Active Directory
2 77 (30.68%) Hyper-V
3 68 (27.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (7.57%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (5.98%) Terminal Services
6 14 (5.58%) vSphere
7 9 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (3.59%) vCloud
7 9 (3.59%) XenApp
8 7 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.20%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.20%) XenServer
12 2 (0.80%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.40%) Firmware
13 1 (0.40%) KVM
13 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (8.37%) SCCM
2 15 (5.98%) WSUS
3 14 (5.58%) Puppet
4 8 (3.19%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.99%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.20%) WMI
8 2 (0.80%) SCOM
9 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.40%) Ansible
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.40%) OpenView
9 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 135 (53.78%) Microsoft
2 123 (49.00%) VMware
3 65 (25.90%) Cisco
4 45 (17.93%) Citrix
5 44 (17.53%) HP
6 20 (7.97%) Dell
7 14 (5.58%) SonicWALL
8 13 (5.18%) Symantec
9 12 (4.78%) IBM
10 11 (4.38%) Avaya
11 10 (3.98%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.39%) WatchGuard
12 6 (2.39%) Zeacom
13 5 (1.99%) F5
13 5 (1.99%) Sage
13 5 (1.99%) SAP
13 5 (1.99%) Splunk
13 5 (1.99%) Veeam
14 4 (1.59%) Oracle
14 4 (1.59%) Sophos