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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 79 54
Rank change year-on-year -29 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 161 256 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.62% 3.50% 4.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.42% 13.83% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 136 221 315
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £45,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.94%  

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 1410 1851 2196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 22.90% 25.28% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1511 1795
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -8 56 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Hertfordshire -43 39 £31,250 -2.34% 6
Bedfordshire +2 29 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Essex -15 24 £32,000 +20.75% 2
Suffolk +13 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Norfolk -11 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (74.27%) Windows Server
3 220 (71.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 196 (63.84%) Microsoft
5 178 (57.98%) Active Directory
6 134 (43.65%) VMware
7 116 (37.79%) Office 365
8 115 (37.46%) MS Exchange
9 91 (29.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 89 (28.99%) Firewall
11 86 (28.01%) SQL
11 86 (28.01%) SQL Server
12 84 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 79 (25.73%) Windows 7
14 78 (25.41%) Hyper-V
15 69 (22.48%) Cisco
16 64 (20.85%) MCSE
16 64 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 64 (20.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 62 (20.20%) Microsoft Office
18 61 (19.87%) Citrix
19 60 (19.54%) ITIL
19 60 (19.54%) DNS
20 55 (17.92%) MCP
21 51 (16.61%) SCCM
21 51 (16.61%) Exchange Server 2010
21 51 (16.61%) DHCP
22 50 (16.29%) Linux
23 49 (15.96%) IIS
24 43 (14.01%) SAN

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
1 115 (37.46%) MS Exchange
2 51 (16.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (15.96%) IIS
4 41 (13.36%) Skype for Business
5 32 (10.42%) SharePoint
6 29 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.63%) Apache
10 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 62 (20.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.63%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 116 (37.79%) Office 365
2 64 (20.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.23%) PaaS
4 12 (3.91%) SaaS
5 7 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.98%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (28.99%) Firewall
2 60 (19.54%) DNS
3 51 (16.61%) DHCP
4 43 (14.01%) SAN
5 36 (11.73%) TCP/IP
5 36 (11.73%) WAN
6 35 (11.40%) LAN
7 27 (8.79%) VoIP
7 27 (8.79%) VPN
8 16 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (4.56%) iSCSI
9 14 (4.56%) VLAN
10 13 (4.23%) NAS
11 12 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (3.91%) IMAP
11 12 (3.91%) Skype
11 12 (3.91%) SMTP
12 11 (3.58%) Internet
13 9 (2.93%) MPLS
13 9 (2.93%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (28.01%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.33%) QlikView
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 27 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.21%) Finance
3 10 (3.26%) Retail
4 8 (2.61%) Banking
5 5 (1.63%) Publishing
6 4 (1.30%) Back Office
6 4 (1.30%) Games
6 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (25.08%) Support Engineer
2 71 (23.13%) Analyst
3 53 (17.26%) IT Support
4 44 (14.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (13.68%) IT Engineer
6 39 (12.70%) Support Analyst
7 37 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 33 (10.75%) IT Support Engineer
9 28 (9.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (8.14%) Administrator
10 25 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (7.82%) IT Analyst
11 24 (7.82%) Server Support
11 24 (7.82%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (7.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (6.51%) Server Engineer
14 19 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 19 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
15 18 (5.86%) IT Support Analyst
15 18 (5.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.17%) .NET
2 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET
2 10 (3.26%) CSS
2 10 (3.26%) HTML
2 10 (3.26%) Web Services
3 8 (2.61%) AngularJS
3 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (2.61%) CSS3
3 8 (2.61%) jQuery
4 5 (1.63%) HTML5
4 5 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.98%) COM
5 3 (0.98%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.36%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.54%) Replication
3 11 (3.58%) Clustering
4 9 (2.93%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.93%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.93%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.28%) iPad
7 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.30%) EPoS
8 4 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Handset
9 3 (0.98%) HP Storage
9 3 (0.98%) iPhone
10 2 (0.65%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (74.27%) Windows Server
3 220 (71.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (25.73%) Windows 7
5 64 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (16.29%) Linux
7 41 (13.36%) Windows 10
8 27 (8.79%) Windows 8
9 21 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (5.54%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.26%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.28%) Unix
13 5 (1.63%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.65%) Android
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.33%) CentOS
16 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.54%) ITIL
2 26 (8.47%) Change Management
3 23 (7.49%) Mentoring
4 21 (6.84%) Problem Management
5 18 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.54%) Incident Management
6 17 (5.54%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.21%) Presales
8 15 (4.89%) ITIL V3
9 14 (4.56%) Project Management
10 13 (4.23%) High Availability
11 12 (3.91%) Coaching
12 11 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.58%) CRM
13 10 (3.26%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (2.93%) Configuration Management
14 9 (2.93%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.93%) Performance Improvement
14 9 (2.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.01%) SQL
2 38 (12.38%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.54%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.21%) C#
5 14 (4.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.56%) VBScript
6 12 (3.91%) C
7 9 (2.93%) C++
7 9 (2.93%) VB
8 5 (1.63%) Java
8 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) Python
11 1 (0.33%) Perl
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (29.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (20.85%) MCSE
3 55 (17.92%) MCP
4 40 (13.03%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (12.70%) CCNA
6 33 (10.75%) MCSA
7 30 (9.77%) MCITP
8 25 (8.14%) MCTS
9 19 (6.19%) Degree
9 19 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (5.86%) A+ Certification
11 10 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.28%) CCAA
13 5 (1.63%) CCNP
13 5 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.63%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.98%) CEH
15 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.12%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 14000
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 178 (57.98%) Active Directory
2 84 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (25.41%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.14%) vSphere
5 19 (6.19%) Terminal Services
5 19 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (5.21%) VMware ESX
7 15 (4.89%) XenApp
8 6 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (16.61%) SCCM
2 32 (10.42%) SCOM
3 8 (2.61%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.28%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.28%) WSUS
5 6 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.30%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.98%) Nessus
8 3 (0.98%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.33%) Ansible
9 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 196 (63.84%) Microsoft
2 134 (43.65%) VMware
3 69 (22.48%) Cisco
4 61 (19.87%) Citrix
5 31 (10.10%) HP
6 25 (8.14%) Veeam
7 17 (5.54%) IBM
8 16 (5.21%) Symantec
9 13 (4.23%) Oracle
9 13 (4.23%) SonicWALL
10 12 (3.91%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.93%) Sophos
12 7 (2.28%) Apple
12 7 (2.28%) Dell
13 6 (1.95%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.63%) Google
14 5 (1.63%) Riverbed
14 5 (1.63%) Sage
15 4 (1.30%) CA
15 4 (1.30%) Nimble Storage
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
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Salary: From £19,500 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits and training
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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