Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 120 114
Rank change year-on-year -44 -6 +36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 76 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 2.01% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.29% 7.47% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 72 145
10th Percentile £21,650 £26,250 £25,250
25th Percentile £26,500 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.50% +5.26% +8.57%
75th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £55,050 £54,375 £55,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 869 1,018 2,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.44% 26.95% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 569 830 1,595
10th Percentile £26,989 £25,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,428 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £77,500 £65,000
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -26 21 £22,000 -50.56% 3
Hertfordshire -17 9 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Bedfordshire +3 8 £26,500 -1.85%
Essex -1 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Norfolk -7 2 £37,000 +54.17% 1
Suffolk +11 1 £32,500 +12.07%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
4 38 (82.61%) Windows Server
5 36 (78.26%) Microsoft 365
6 30 (65.22%) Azure
7 29 (63.04%) VMware
8 27 (58.70%) MS Exchange
9 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (47.83%) Windows 10
11 21 (45.65%) Windows 7
12 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
12 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (34.78%) Sophos
13 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (34.78%) Mimecast
14 15 (32.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 14 (30.43%) Windows 8
16 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
17 11 (23.91%) SCCM
18 10 (21.74%) Veeam
18 10 (21.74%) DNS
18 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Intune
18 10 (21.74%) Line Management
18 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2019
19 9 (19.57%) Cisco
19 9 (19.57%) SQL
19 9 (19.57%) PowerShell

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 27 (58.70%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.22%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) Confluence
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (65.22%) Azure
3 16 (34.78%) Mimecast
4 5 (10.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.52%) AWS
6 2 (4.35%) Google Workspace
7 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) DHCP
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 6 (13.04%) VoIP
4 5 (10.87%) Skype
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
5 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) SAN
7 1 (2.17%) VLAN
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Hudson
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Social Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) IT Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.17%) PKI
2 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (47.83%) Windows 10
5 21 (45.65%) Windows 7
6 14 (30.43%) Windows 8
7 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (13.04%) Android
10 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X
11 3 (6.52%) Unix
11 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Line Management
2 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) ITSM
4 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) High Availability
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Project Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.17%) Hardware Maintenance
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) MCSA
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.22%) XenApp
5 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (6.52%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 11 (23.91%) SCCM
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) SCSM
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Sophos
4 10 (21.74%) Veeam
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco
6 8 (17.39%) Citrix
7 5 (10.87%) Apple
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Mitel