The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 97 71
Rank change year-on-year -26 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2026 2931 3875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.52% 2.99% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.60% 11.39% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1745 2561 3316
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19115 25744 27417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.81% 26.25% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16179 21861 23178
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in England

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London -27 756 £43,500 +2.35% 66
South East -19 477 £36,500 - 63
Yorkshire +12 193 £32,500 -13.33% 27
East of England -10 190 £35,000 - 9
South West -20 126 £30,000 -7.69% 18
North West -58 117 £30,000 -7.69% 38
West Midlands -9 98 £32,500 -1.51% 15
East Midlands -33 45 £27,500 +5.26% 3
North East +15 26 £30,500 -13.47% 6
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3949 (100.00%) Windows
2 2849 (72.14%) Windows Server
3 2759 (69.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 2610 (66.09%) Active Directory
5 2231 (56.50%) Microsoft
6 2000 (50.65%) VMware
7 1375 (34.82%) MS Exchange
8 1135 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1096 (27.75%) SQL Server
10 1085 (27.48%) Windows 7
11 1009 (25.55%) DNS
12 985 (24.94%) MS Excel
13 950 (24.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 949 (24.03%) Hyper-V
15 934 (23.65%) Office 365
16 926 (23.45%) Firewall
17 917 (23.22%) ITIL
18 905 (22.92%) Citrix
19 868 (21.98%) Cisco
20 856 (21.68%) SQL
21 828 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
22 765 (19.37%) DHCP
23 758 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
24 672 (17.02%) SAN
24 672 (17.02%) Linux
25 664 (16.81%) TCP/IP
26 619 (15.67%) MS Office
27 613 (15.52%) PowerShell
28 543 (13.75%) Windows 10
29 540 (13.67%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1375 (34.82%) MS Exchange
2 828 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 519 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 505 (12.79%) IIS
5 380 (9.62%) SharePoint
6 280 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 232 (5.87%) Skype for Business
8 138 (3.49%) Apache
9 129 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 86 (2.18%) Tomcat
11 85 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 65 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 52 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (1.09%) CMS
15 25 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.56%) IBM Notes
17 17 (0.43%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.41%) nginx
19 14 (0.35%) SAS
20 13 (0.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 985 (24.94%) MS Excel
2 619 (15.67%) MS Office
3 24 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
6 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.051%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.051%) HipChat
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.025%) InDesign
11 1 (0.025%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 20 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.13%) Magento
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.10%) Infor CRM
8 4 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
9 3 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.076%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.076%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.051%) Bankmaster
10 2 (0.051%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.025%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 1 (0.025%) Infor SunSystems
11 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 934 (23.65%) Office 365
2 455 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 237 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (2.13%) SaaS
5 46 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 38 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 38 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.79%) IaaS
8 28 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.68%) PaaS
10 25 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (0.56%) G Suite
12 16 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.33%) OneDrive
14 10 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1009 (25.55%) DNS
2 926 (23.45%) Firewall
3 765 (19.37%) DHCP
4 672 (17.02%) SAN
5 664 (16.81%) TCP/IP
6 540 (13.67%) LAN
7 513 (12.99%) WAN
8 456 (11.55%) VPN
9 257 (6.51%) VoIP
10 227 (5.75%) VLAN
11 192 (4.86%) Internet
12 157 (3.98%) NAS
12 157 (3.98%) Remote Desktop
13 125 (3.17%) Wireless
14 120 (3.04%) Skype
15 119 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
16 103 (2.61%) Network Security
17 98 (2.48%) MPLS
18 88 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
19 86 (2.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1096 (27.75%) SQL Server
2 418 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 306 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 176 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 141 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 115 (2.91%) MySQL
7 91 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 36 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 36 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 27 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
13 27 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 27 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 25 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
15 24 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 40 (1.01%) MSI
3 36 (0.91%) JIRA
4 33 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 27 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 26 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.25%) Subversion
10 9 (0.23%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.20%) WinDbg
12 7 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.15%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.15%) Toad
14 5 (0.13%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.13%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 530 (13.42%) Finance
2 140 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 111 (2.81%) Law
4 104 (2.63%) Banking
5 85 (2.15%) Legal
6 72 (1.82%) Back Office
6 72 (1.82%) Retail
7 65 (1.65%) Advertising
8 61 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.44%) Marketing
10 38 (0.96%) Games
11 36 (0.91%) German Language
12 30 (0.76%) French Language
13 24 (0.61%) Publishing
14 20 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.28%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.23%) Electronics
17 9 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
18 6 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 780 (19.75%) Support Engineer
2 720 (18.23%) Analyst
3 610 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 552 (13.98%) IT Support
5 392 (9.93%) IT Engineer
5 392 (9.93%) Support Analyst
6 383 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 371 (9.39%) Administrator
8 351 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
9 333 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 290 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
11 276 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
12 242 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
13 225 (5.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 205 (5.19%) Server Engineer
15 200 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 199 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 195 (4.94%) IT Analyst
18 180 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
19 176 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (4.38%) .NET
2 169 (4.28%) Web Services
3 70 (1.77%) HTML
4 68 (1.72%) XML
5 59 (1.49%) CSS
6 57 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 31 (0.79%) jQuery
8 27 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 24 (0.61%) HTML5
10 18 (0.46%) JSON
10 18 (0.46%) LAMP
10 18 (0.46%) Middleware
11 14 (0.35%) AngularJS
12 13 (0.33%) Regular Expression
12 13 (0.33%) ZeroMQ
13 11 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (0.28%) MAPI
14 10 (0.25%) CSS3
14 10 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (0.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 387 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 263 (6.66%) Clustering
3 205 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 151 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 126 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 119 (3.01%) Driving Licence
7 115 (2.91%) Replication
8 93 (2.36%) iPad
9 87 (2.20%) Computer Science
10 81 (2.05%) iPhone
11 55 (1.39%) Fat Client
11 55 (1.39%) PKI
11 55 (1.39%) Thin Client
12 40 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 37 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (0.76%) EMC VNX
14 30 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
15 28 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 28 (0.71%) Public Cloud
16 27 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 3949 (100.00%) Windows
2 2849 (72.14%) Windows Server
3 2759 (69.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1085 (27.48%) Windows 7
5 950 (24.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 672 (17.02%) Linux
7 543 (13.75%) Windows 10
8 458 (11.60%) Windows 8
9 249 (6.31%) Windows XP
10 184 (4.66%) Unix
11 104 (2.63%) CentOS
12 99 (2.51%) Mac OS X
12 99 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 81 (2.05%) Solaris
14 77 (1.95%) Windows 2000
15 73 (1.85%) Android
16 68 (1.72%) Ubuntu
17 48 (1.22%) Windows Vista
18 47 (1.19%) Mac OS
19 44 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 917 (23.22%) ITIL
2 283 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 217 (5.50%) Migration
4 216 (5.47%) High Availability
5 208 (5.27%) Service Management
6 197 (4.99%) Service Delivery
7 155 (3.93%) Project Management
8 152 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 137 (3.47%) Change Management
10 135 (3.42%) Problem Management
11 129 (3.27%) Incident Management
12 126 (3.19%) Information Security
13 113 (2.86%) ITIL V3
14 110 (2.79%) DevOps
15 109 (2.76%) Configuration Management
15 109 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
16 107 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
17 106 (2.68%) Change Control
18 99 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
19 89 (2.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 856 (21.68%) SQL
2 613 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 139 (3.52%) C#
4 108 (2.73%) VB
5 92 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 85 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 84 (2.13%) C
8 78 (1.98%) VBScript
9 70 (1.77%) Python
10 66 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 58 (1.47%) Java
12 42 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 41 (1.04%) Perl
13 41 (1.04%) PHP
14 31 (0.79%) C++
15 30 (0.76%) VBA
16 22 (0.56%) Ruby
17 14 (0.35%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.33%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 758 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 507 (12.84%) MCSE
3 299 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
4 291 (7.37%) Degree
5 289 (7.32%) MCSA
6 264 (6.69%) MCP
7 263 (6.66%) CCNA
8 211 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 193 (4.89%) MCITP
10 163 (4.13%) Security Cleared
11 86 (2.18%) CCNP
12 80 (2.03%) SC Cleared
13 77 (1.95%) DV Cleared
14 64 (1.62%) CISSP
15 63 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 55 (1.39%) MCTS
17 54 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
18 52 (1.32%) DBS Check
19 50 (1.27%) A+ Certification
20 28 (0.71%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (7.65%) SLA
2 77 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 48 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.14%) QA
5 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.20%) GPG13
7 4 (0.10%) SSAE 16
8 3 (0.076%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.076%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.076%) PMO
9 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.051%) ISO 14000
9 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.025%) COBIT
10 1 (0.025%) GCP
10 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.025%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2610 (66.09%) Active Directory
2 1135 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 949 (24.03%) Hyper-V
4 442 (11.19%) vSphere
5 400 (10.13%) XenApp
6 202 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
7 175 (4.43%) VMware ESX
8 170 (4.30%) XenDesktop
9 86 (2.18%) Terminal Services
10 65 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
11 63 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
12 59 (1.49%) XenServer
13 49 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 44 (1.11%) vCloud
15 39 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
16 37 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
17 36 (0.91%) VMware Server
18 29 (0.73%) ISA Server
19 22 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
20 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 519 (13.14%) SCCM
2 223 (5.65%) SCOM
3 127 (3.22%) WSUS
4 123 (3.11%) Backup Exec
5 98 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 62 (1.57%) NetBackup
7 59 (1.49%) Puppet
8 48 (1.22%) Ansible
9 43 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 41 (1.04%) Nagios
11 40 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
12 29 (0.73%) Nessus
13 27 (0.68%) vMotion
14 26 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
15 25 (0.63%) AirWatch
16 23 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 22 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
18 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 19 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
19 19 (0.48%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2231 (56.50%) Microsoft
2 2000 (50.65%) VMware
3 905 (22.92%) Citrix
4 868 (21.98%) Cisco
5 490 (12.41%) HP
6 231 (5.85%) Dell
7 228 (5.77%) NetApp
8 170 (4.30%) Veeam
9 160 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 145 (3.67%) Avaya
11 138 (3.49%) CheckPoint
12 133 (3.37%) Apple
13 129 (3.27%) EMC
13 129 (3.27%) Oracle
13 129 (3.27%) Symantec
14 112 (2.84%) F5
15 111 (2.81%) Juniper
16 108 (2.73%) SonicWALL
17 100 (2.53%) SolarWinds
18 74 (1.87%) Google
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: £32,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus and Full Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £34,000 - £39,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago