Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 126 87
Rank change year-on-year -50 -39 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 220 307 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.70% 2.50% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.08% 10.36% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 182 256 463
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,350 £51,250 £48,650
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,000

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 3,619 2,962 3,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.02% 24.08% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 2,361 3,001
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -50 83 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Hertfordshire -36 68 £32,000 -1.54% 16
Bedfordshire +12 35 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Essex -12 21 £35,000 +6.06% 4
Norfolk +20 8 £33,000 +10.00% 4
Suffolk -9 5 £35,000 - 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 150 (68.18%) Windows Server
4 127 (57.73%) Microsoft
5 123 (55.91%) Active Directory
6 101 (45.91%) VMware
7 85 (38.64%) Windows 7
8 71 (32.27%) PowerShell
9 66 (30.00%) Firewall
10 65 (29.55%) MS Exchange
11 61 (27.73%) DNS
12 59 (26.82%) Hyper-V
12 59 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (26.36%) SQL Server
14 57 (25.91%) ITIL
15 56 (25.45%) SQL
16 52 (23.64%) Office 365
17 47 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (20.45%) Citrix
18 45 (20.45%) HP
18 45 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
19 44 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
20 40 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
21 39 (17.73%) Windows 10
21 39 (17.73%) Linux
21 39 (17.73%) SAN
22 38 (17.27%) DHCP
22 38 (17.27%) SCCM
23 35 (15.91%) TCP/IP
23 35 (15.91%) SLA

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 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 45 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (8.18%) Skype for Business
5 16 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.09%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.64%) IIS
9 6 (2.73%) CMS
9 6 (2.73%) Confluence
9 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.73%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.82%) Apache
12 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.91%) Zimbra
14 1 (0.45%) nginx
14 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Documaker
2 1 (0.45%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.64%) Office 365
2 40 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.00%) IaaS
5 8 (3.64%) PaaS
6 6 (2.73%) GitHub
7 5 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.27%) SaaS
8 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.45%) G Suite
9 1 (0.45%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 66 (30.00%) Firewall
2 61 (27.73%) DNS
3 39 (17.73%) SAN
4 38 (17.27%) DHCP
5 35 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 29 (13.18%) LAN
7 24 (10.91%) WAN
8 18 (8.18%) VPN
9 15 (6.82%) VoIP
10 14 (6.36%) FTP
10 14 (6.36%) Internet
11 12 (5.45%) NAS
11 12 (5.45%) SMTP
11 12 (5.45%) VLAN
12 8 (3.64%) IMAP
12 8 (3.64%) IPsec
12 8 (3.64%) OpenVPN
12 8 (3.64%) Skype
13 7 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (3.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.27%) GIS
4 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.18%) Power BI
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.73%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.45%) MySQL
9 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Gerrit
1 6 (2.73%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.73%) JIRA
1 6 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.91%) AutoIt
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (11.82%) Finance
2 7 (3.18%) Billing
2 7 (3.18%) Retail
3 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) Dutch Language
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (19.55%) Support Engineer
2 37 (16.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 31 (14.09%) Analyst
4 26 (11.82%) IT Engineer
4 26 (11.82%) IT Support
5 24 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (8.18%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (7.73%) IT Support Engineer
9 17 (7.73%) Service Desk Engineer
10 15 (6.82%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) Administrator
11 10 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.55%) Middleware
2 8 (3.64%) Web Services
3 6 (2.73%) HTML
3 6 (2.73%) RESTful
3 6 (2.73%) SOAP
3 6 (2.73%) YAML
4 4 (1.82%) CSS
5 2 (0.91%) .NET
5 2 (0.91%) HTML5
5 2 (0.91%) MAPI
6 1 (0.45%) LAMP
6 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.45%) Replication
5 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.09%) Clustering
7 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.36%) Fintech
9 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.91%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.91%) iPhone
10 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.45%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.45%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 220 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 150 (68.18%) Windows Server
4 85 (38.64%) Windows 7
5 39 (17.73%) Linux
5 39 (17.73%) Windows 10
6 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (10.45%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.64%) Android
8 8 (3.64%) CentOS
9 7 (3.18%) Solaris
10 6 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.73%) Unix
11 5 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.82%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.45%) AIX
14 1 (0.45%) Debian
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.91%) ITIL
2 27 (12.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (10.91%) Service Delivery
4 22 (10.00%) Change Management
5 17 (7.73%) Hardware Maintenance
5 17 (7.73%) Project Management
6 11 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.00%) DevOps
6 11 (5.00%) Runbook
7 10 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.09%) High Availability
9 8 (3.64%) Data Privacy
9 8 (3.64%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (3.64%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.64%) Web Filtering
10 7 (3.18%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (32.27%) PowerShell
2 56 (25.45%) SQL
3 12 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.09%) Python
5 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.18%) PHP
7 6 (2.73%) VBScript
8 2 (0.91%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) C
9 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.64%) MCSE
3 20 (9.09%) MCITP
4 17 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (7.73%) Security Cleared
5 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.91%) CCNA
6 13 (5.91%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (5.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (5.91%) MCP
7 12 (5.45%) Degree
7 12 (5.45%) MCSA
7 12 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.55%) CCA
9 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.82%) MCTS
11 3 (1.36%) CCNP
11 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.36%) PMO
4 2 (0.91%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 123 (55.91%) Active Directory
2 59 (26.82%) Hyper-V
2 59 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.09%) XenApp
5 7 (3.18%) vSphere
6 6 (2.73%) Docker
6 6 (2.73%) Samba
6 6 (2.73%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.73%) VirtualBox
7 5 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.27%) XenServer
8 4 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.45%) Firmware
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.45%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (17.27%) SCCM
2 12 (5.45%) Puppet
2 12 (5.45%) SCOM
2 12 (5.45%) WSUS
3 9 (4.09%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.18%) Ansible
4 7 (3.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (3.18%) vRealize
5 6 (2.73%) Nagios
5 6 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.73%) Rancher
5 6 (2.73%) Sysdig
6 4 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.82%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.91%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.91%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 127 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 101 (45.91%) VMware
3 45 (20.45%) Citrix
3 45 (20.45%) HP
4 29 (13.18%) Cisco
5 21 (9.55%) IBM
6 15 (6.82%) Symantec
7 13 (5.91%) Avaya
7 13 (5.91%) NetApp
7 13 (5.91%) WorldPay
8 11 (5.00%) CommVault
9 10 (4.55%) Splunk
10 9 (4.09%) Intel
10 9 (4.09%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.64%) SAP
12 7 (3.18%) Oracle
12 7 (3.18%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.73%) New Relic
13 6 (2.73%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.73%) Veeam