Period
to 17 December 2018

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 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 171 135
Rank change year-on-year -39 -36 -54
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2,525 3,560 4,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 2.13% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 8.66% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,179 3,050 3,747
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,300 £59,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34,428 41,104 42,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.26% 24.62% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27,772 33,461 36,585
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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 6 months to 17 December 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
London -25 998 £42,500 -3.95% 72
South East -30 517 £37,500 +19.05% 46
North of England -62 395 £35,000 +16.67% 65
Midlands -27 242 £33,750 +3.85% 31
North West -27 224 £35,000 +27.27% 39
East of England +4 218 £35,000 - 28
South West -67 155 £34,000 +4.62% 25
West Midlands -22 142 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Yorkshire -68 138 £33,000 +1.54% 22
East Midlands -10 100 £32,500 +18.18% 14
North East -21 33 £35,500 +9.23% 4
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2,525 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,842 (72.95%) Windows Server
3 1,761 (69.74%) Active Directory
4 1,659 (65.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,560 (61.78%) Microsoft
6 1,335 (52.87%) VMware
7 1,059 (41.94%) Office 365
8 937 (37.11%) Windows 7
9 846 (33.50%) Windows 10
10 800 (31.68%) DNS
11 790 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 750 (29.70%) MS Exchange
13 706 (27.96%) DHCP
14 702 (27.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 680 (26.93%) ITIL
16 647 (25.62%) Firewall
17 639 (25.31%) Hyper-V
18 631 (24.99%) Citrix
19 614 (24.32%) PowerShell
20 542 (21.47%) SCCM
21 523 (20.71%) Cisco
22 519 (20.55%) SQL Server
23 511 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
24 495 (19.60%) Microsoft Certification
25 484 (19.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 431 (17.07%) SQL
27 429 (16.99%) Linux
28 427 (16.91%) TCP/IP
29 402 (15.92%) LAN
30 391 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 750 (29.70%) MS Exchange
2 391 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 296 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 248 (9.82%) SharePoint
5 144 (5.70%) Skype for Business
6 134 (5.31%) IIS
7 118 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (2.06%) Apache
9 37 (1.47%) nginx
10 34 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 23 (0.91%) IBM Notes
12 23 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (0.63%) CMS
15 16 (0.63%) Confluence
16 10 (0.40%) IBM Domino
16 10 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 511 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.12%) CATIA
9 3 (0.12%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.12%) Windchill
10 2 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.040%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.040%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
4 6 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
4 6 (0.24%) ReMetrica
4 6 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.12%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.12%) Lawson
6 3 (0.12%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.079%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.040%) assyst
8 1 (0.040%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.040%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1,059 (41.94%) Office 365
2 702 (27.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 294 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (3.13%) IaaS
5 78 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 75 (2.97%) Mimecast
7 52 (2.06%) PaaS
8 48 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
9 40 (1.58%) G Suite
10 39 (1.54%) SaaS
11 34 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (0.91%) OneDrive
13 16 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
15 11 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.32%) Datadog
17 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.24%) iTunes
17 6 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 800 (31.68%) DNS
2 706 (27.96%) DHCP
3 647 (25.62%) Firewall
4 427 (16.91%) TCP/IP
5 402 (15.92%) LAN
6 385 (15.25%) WAN
7 368 (14.57%) SAN
8 262 (10.38%) VPN
9 201 (7.96%) VLAN
10 148 (5.86%) VoIP
11 141 (5.58%) Network Security
12 134 (5.31%) Wireless
13 128 (5.07%) Skype
14 111 (4.40%) Internet
15 100 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
16 82 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
17 81 (3.21%) NAS
18 77 (3.05%) NetScaler
19 60 (2.38%) WLAN
20 59 (2.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 168 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 62 (2.46%) MySQL
5 55 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 52 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 45 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 20 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 18 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.51%) DB2
18 11 (0.44%) NoSQL
18 11 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
19 10 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 41 (1.62%) MSI
3 35 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 27 (1.07%) JIRA
6 26 (1.03%) WinDbg
7 22 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 18 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (0.55%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.51%) Chocolatey
13 11 (0.44%) MSBuild
14 10 (0.40%) Hudson
15 9 (0.36%) Travis CI
16 8 (0.32%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.32%) Vagrant
17 7 (0.28%) Subversion
18 3 (0.12%) Ant
18 3 (0.12%) Eclipse
General
1 346 (13.70%) Finance
2 105 (4.16%) Retail
3 93 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.09%) Legal
5 65 (2.57%) Law
6 63 (2.50%) Banking
7 42 (1.66%) Marketing
8 31 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.15%) Back Office
10 22 (0.87%) Advertising
10 22 (0.87%) Games
11 21 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.71%) Billing
13 15 (0.59%) Electronics
14 11 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.32%) Military
16 7 (0.28%) Publishing
16 7 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.24%) Automotive
18 5 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 543 (21.50%) Support Engineer
2 475 (18.81%) Analyst
3 417 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 321 (12.71%) IT Support
5 296 (11.72%) IT Engineer
6 254 (10.06%) Support Analyst
7 215 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 191 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 181 (7.17%) Windows Engineer
10 175 (6.93%) Administrator
11 172 (6.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 170 (6.73%) IT Support Engineer
13 138 (5.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 136 (5.39%) Server Engineer
15 129 (5.11%) IT Analyst
16 127 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
17 121 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
18 115 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
19 113 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 109 (4.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.73%) .NET
2 67 (2.65%) Web Services
3 27 (1.07%) LDAP
4 26 (1.03%) JSON
5 23 (0.91%) LAMP
6 20 (0.79%) XML
7 18 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.67%) LEMP Stack
9 16 (0.63%) HTML
10 15 (0.59%) Middleware
11 14 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (0.51%) WSH
12 13 (0.51%) X-Windows
13 12 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (0.36%) ADSI
14 9 (0.36%) J2EE
14 9 (0.36%) React
14 9 (0.36%) Software Packaging
15 8 (0.32%) 802.1X
16 7 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 278 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 251 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 172 (6.81%) Clustering
4 142 (5.62%) PKI
5 137 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
6 111 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 65 (2.57%) iPhone
8 60 (2.38%) Driving Licence
9 56 (2.22%) Replication
10 55 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
11 43 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 38 (1.50%) User Experience
13 37 (1.47%) Fat Client
13 37 (1.47%) Thin Client
14 36 (1.43%) Blackberry
15 34 (1.35%) iPad
16 24 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
18 20 (0.79%) CMDB
19 18 (0.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2,525 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,842 (72.95%) Windows Server
3 1,659 (65.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 937 (37.11%) Windows 7
5 846 (33.50%) Windows 10
6 429 (16.99%) Linux
7 380 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 321 (12.71%) Windows 8
9 105 (4.16%) Unix
10 94 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (3.37%) Android
11 85 (3.37%) Mac OS X
12 69 (2.73%) Apple iOS
13 65 (2.57%) CentOS
14 60 (2.38%) Windows XP
15 36 (1.43%) Ubuntu
16 34 (1.35%) AIX
17 24 (0.95%) Mac OS
17 24 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (26.93%) ITIL
2 484 (19.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 389 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
4 250 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 214 (8.48%) Migration
6 211 (8.36%) Service Management
7 195 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 157 (6.22%) Mentoring
9 152 (6.02%) DevOps
10 143 (5.66%) Project Management
11 139 (5.50%) Patch Management
12 136 (5.39%) Change Management
13 130 (5.15%) Incident Management
14 129 (5.11%) Service Delivery
15 122 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 116 (4.59%) Problem Management
17 110 (4.36%) High Availability
18 102 (4.04%) Configuration Management
19 98 (3.88%) ITIL V3
20 95 (3.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 614 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 431 (17.07%) SQL
3 107 (4.24%) VBScript
4 75 (2.97%) Python
5 62 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 60 (2.38%) VB
7 51 (2.02%) Perl
8 49 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 46 (1.82%) C#
10 35 (1.39%) PHP
11 34 (1.35%) C
12 31 (1.23%) Ruby
13 30 (1.19%) Java
14 24 (0.95%) Korn
15 23 (0.91%) Bourne shell
16 18 (0.71%) JavaScript
17 14 (0.55%) C++
18 12 (0.48%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.40%) PL/SQL
20 3 (0.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 495 (19.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 314 (12.44%) MCSE
3 200 (7.92%) Degree
4 173 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 172 (6.81%) Security Cleared
6 171 (6.77%) MCSA
7 148 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
8 139 (5.50%) CCNA
9 132 (5.23%) MCP
10 103 (4.08%) SC Cleared
11 73 (2.89%) MCITP
12 72 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
13 57 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
13 57 (2.26%) DV Cleared
14 53 (2.10%) CCNP
14 53 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.07%) MCTS
16 24 (0.95%) CCA
17 23 (0.91%) VCP5
18 16 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (9.27%) SLA
2 71 (2.81%) GDPR
3 31 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.48%) PMO
5 12 (0.48%) QA
6 9 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.28%) COBIT
8 7 (0.28%) HL7
8 7 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.079%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.040%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,761 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 790 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 639 (25.31%) Hyper-V
4 278 (11.01%) XenApp
5 263 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
6 209 (8.28%) vSphere
7 173 (6.85%) XenDesktop
8 106 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 66 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
10 53 (2.10%) BitLocker
11 50 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
12 39 (1.54%) Docker
13 35 (1.39%) DFS Replication
14 32 (1.27%) Terminal Services
15 31 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
16 23 (0.91%) XenServer
17 20 (0.79%) VirtualBox
18 19 (0.75%) VMware Server
19 18 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
20 16 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 542 (21.47%) SCCM
2 206 (8.16%) SCOM
3 160 (6.34%) WSUS
4 127 (5.03%) Backup Exec
5 76 (3.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 68 (2.69%) vCenter Server
7 67 (2.65%) Puppet
8 65 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
9 60 (2.38%) Ansible
10 54 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 53 (2.10%) SCOrch
12 51 (2.02%) vRealize
13 46 (1.82%) AirWatch
14 36 (1.43%) Terraform
15 33 (1.31%) NetBackup
16 31 (1.23%) SCVMM
17 30 (1.19%) Nagios
18 28 (1.11%) FortiGate
19 27 (1.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
20 26 (1.03%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1,560 (61.78%) Microsoft
2 1,335 (52.87%) VMware
3 631 (24.99%) Citrix
4 523 (20.71%) Cisco
5 307 (12.16%) HP
6 173 (6.85%) Veeam
7 158 (6.26%) NetApp
8 135 (5.35%) Dell
9 124 (4.91%) Symantec
10 110 (4.36%) Ivanti
11 106 (4.20%) EMC
11 106 (4.20%) Red Hat
12 99 (3.92%) IBM
13 94 (3.72%) Apple
14 87 (3.45%) McAfee
14 87 (3.45%) SolarWinds
15 78 (3.09%) Veritas
16 74 (2.93%) Avaya
17 73 (2.89%) Oracle
18 63 (2.50%) Meraki