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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 107 72
Rank change year-on-year -49 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1938 2566 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.34% 2.81% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.25% 11.05% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 2206 3328
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 20943 23212 27704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 25.29% 25.46% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17329 20050 23447
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -39 710 £45,000 +5.88% 78
South East -19 468 £35,000 -6.66% 39
Yorkshire -2 200 £32,500 -10.95% 20
North West -36 147 £35,000 +7.69% 33
West Midlands +29 142 £35,000 +16.66% 19
South West -15 116 £36,500 +12.30% 17
East of England -34 113 £35,000 +2.18% 16
East Midlands -41 41 £33,750 +21.62% 8
North East -17 5 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3950 (100.00%) Windows
2 2747 (69.54%) Windows Server
3 2742 (69.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 2662 (67.39%) Active Directory
5 2264 (57.32%) Microsoft
6 2132 (53.97%) VMware
7 1509 (38.20%) MS Exchange
8 1226 (31.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1110 (28.10%) SQL Server
10 1070 (27.09%) DNS
11 1022 (25.87%) Windows 7
12 1002 (25.37%) Office 365
13 977 (24.73%) Firewall
14 949 (24.03%) Hyper-V
15 937 (23.72%) Cisco
16 922 (23.34%) Citrix
17 908 (22.99%) SQL
18 897 (22.71%) ITIL
19 888 (22.48%) Exchange Server 2010
20 859 (21.75%) DHCP
21 858 (21.72%) Windows Server 2003
22 815 (20.63%) SAN
23 706 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
24 696 (17.62%) Linux
25 652 (16.51%) PowerShell
26 645 (16.33%) TCP/IP
27 614 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
28 601 (15.22%) Windows 10
29 570 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2013
30 552 (13.97%) HP

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 1509 (38.20%) MS Exchange
2 888 (22.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 570 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 511 (12.94%) IIS
5 466 (11.80%) SharePoint
6 279 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 244 (6.18%) Skype for Business
8 130 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 129 (3.27%) Apache
10 107 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 65 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 62 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 56 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 46 (1.16%) CMS
15 39 (0.99%) SAS
16 22 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (0.53%) IBM Notes
18 18 (0.46%) nginx
19 16 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
19 16 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 614 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 7 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.15%) InDesign
8 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.10%) Abaqus
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.051%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.15%) Magento
6 6 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.076%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.076%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.076%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.051%) Bankmaster
9 2 (0.051%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.051%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.025%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.025%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.025%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1002 (25.37%) Office 365
2 535 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (1.65%) SaaS
5 53 (1.34%) Mimecast
6 51 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 45 (1.14%) PaaS
8 37 (0.94%) IaaS
9 33 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 25 (0.63%) OneDrive
12 23 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 22 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.28%) G Suite
17 10 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (0.20%) Google App Engine
19 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1070 (27.09%) DNS
2 977 (24.73%) Firewall
3 859 (21.75%) DHCP
4 815 (20.63%) SAN
5 645 (16.33%) TCP/IP
6 537 (13.59%) LAN
7 527 (13.34%) WAN
8 485 (12.28%) VPN
9 281 (7.11%) VoIP
10 262 (6.63%) VLAN
11 178 (4.51%) Remote Desktop
12 169 (4.28%) NAS
13 159 (4.03%) Internet
14 146 (3.70%) Wireless
15 143 (3.62%) MPLS
16 142 (3.59%) Skype
17 130 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
18 123 (3.11%) iSCSI
19 113 (2.86%) Network Security
20 78 (1.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1110 (28.10%) SQL Server
2 446 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 287 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 168 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 138 (3.49%) MySQL
6 132 (3.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 86 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 42 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 35 (0.89%) Relational Database
13 33 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
15 29 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.71%) NoSQL
17 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 21 (0.53%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (1.49%) MSI
2 37 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 33 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 30 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 28 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (0.68%) JIRA
7 24 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (0.28%) WinDbg
12 10 (0.25%) Artifactory
12 10 (0.25%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.15%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.13%) Zephyr
15 4 (0.10%) InstallShield
15 4 (0.10%) RSpec
15 4 (0.10%) RubyGems
General
1 550 (13.92%) Finance
2 158 (4.00%) Law
3 138 (3.49%) Legal
4 134 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 92 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 73 (1.85%) Retail
7 71 (1.80%) Banking
8 67 (1.70%) Back Office
9 55 (1.39%) Marketing
10 38 (0.96%) Advertising
11 34 (0.86%) Games
12 29 (0.73%) Digital Economy
13 24 (0.61%) Publishing
14 21 (0.53%) German Language
15 19 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.46%) Electronics
17 15 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.30%) Billing
19 11 (0.28%) French Language
20 9 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 762 (19.29%) Analyst
2 750 (18.99%) Support Engineer
3 670 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 506 (12.81%) IT Support
5 416 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 402 (10.18%) IT Engineer
7 369 (9.34%) Administrator
8 351 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
9 348 (8.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 326 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 288 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 275 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
13 263 (6.66%) Systems Administrator
14 224 (5.67%) Server Engineer
15 214 (5.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 205 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support
17 191 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 191 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
18 173 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 165 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (3.95%) .NET
2 111 (2.81%) Web Services
3 63 (1.59%) XML
4 58 (1.47%) HTML
5 45 (1.14%) CSS
6 43 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 30 (0.76%) LAMP
8 26 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 25 (0.63%) 802.1X
10 16 (0.41%) jQuery
11 14 (0.35%) HTML5
11 14 (0.35%) JSON
11 14 (0.35%) Software Packaging
12 13 (0.33%) Middleware
13 12 (0.30%) XSLT
14 9 (0.23%) AngularJS
14 9 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (0.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 325 (8.23%) Data Centre
2 255 (6.46%) Clustering
3 194 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 153 (3.87%) Replication
5 135 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 113 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 110 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 84 (2.13%) Computer Science
9 83 (2.10%) iPad
10 78 (1.97%) Hedge funds
11 55 (1.39%) iPhone
12 48 (1.22%) Fat Client
12 48 (1.22%) Thin Client
13 40 (1.01%) PKI
14 39 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 34 (0.86%) EMC VNX
15 34 (0.86%) Public Cloud
16 32 (0.81%) Virtual Team
17 30 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 24 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3950 (100.00%) Windows
2 2747 (69.54%) Windows Server
3 2742 (69.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1022 (25.87%) Windows 7
5 858 (21.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 696 (17.62%) Linux
7 601 (15.22%) Windows 10
8 419 (10.61%) Windows 8
9 255 (6.46%) Windows XP
10 179 (4.53%) Unix
11 134 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 110 (2.78%) CentOS
13 100 (2.53%) Android
14 76 (1.92%) Mac OS X
15 64 (1.62%) Solaris
16 62 (1.57%) Ubuntu
17 57 (1.44%) Windows Vista
18 56 (1.42%) Windows 2000
19 54 (1.37%) Apple iOS
20 35 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 897 (22.71%) ITIL
2 256 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 240 (6.08%) Migration
4 215 (5.44%) High Availability
5 192 (4.86%) Service Delivery
6 181 (4.58%) Mentoring
7 162 (4.10%) Project Management
8 159 (4.03%) Service Management
9 133 (3.37%) Change Management
10 131 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 129 (3.27%) DevOps
12 128 (3.24%) Information Security
13 123 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
14 121 (3.06%) Configuration Management
14 121 (3.06%) Problem Management
15 119 (3.01%) ITIL V3
16 113 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 107 (2.71%) Incident Management
18 102 (2.58%) Kalman Filter
19 96 (2.43%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 908 (22.99%) SQL
2 652 (16.51%) PowerShell
3 121 (3.06%) C#
4 104 (2.63%) VB
5 100 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 81 (2.05%) VBScript
7 77 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 70 (1.77%) Python
9 68 (1.72%) Java
10 57 (1.44%) JavaScript
10 57 (1.44%) Perl
11 54 (1.37%) C
12 52 (1.32%) VBA
13 46 (1.16%) PHP
14 30 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 26 (0.66%) C++
16 25 (0.63%) Ruby
17 11 (0.28%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.20%) AWK
18 8 (0.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 706 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 446 (11.29%) MCSE
3 331 (8.38%) Degree
4 311 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 299 (7.57%) MCSA
6 270 (6.84%) CCNA
7 250 (6.33%) MCP
8 219 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 170 (4.30%) MCITP
10 119 (3.01%) Security Cleared
11 72 (1.82%) SC Cleared
12 70 (1.77%) CCNP
12 70 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 70 (1.77%) MCTS
13 66 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
14 63 (1.59%) A+ Certification
15 56 (1.42%) DBS Check
16 54 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
17 52 (1.32%) CISSP
18 36 (0.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.63%) SLA
2 78 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 72 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (1.04%) QA
5 17 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 14 (0.35%) PMO
7 6 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.10%) GPG13
9 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.10%) SAS 70
9 4 (0.10%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.051%) GDPR
10 2 (0.051%) ISO 14000
11 1 (0.025%) GCP
11 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2662 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 1226 (31.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 949 (24.03%) Hyper-V
4 448 (11.34%) vSphere
5 435 (11.01%) XenApp
6 392 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
7 183 (4.63%) XenDesktop
8 105 (2.66%) Terminal Services
9 70 (1.77%) XenServer
10 69 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 60 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
12 57 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
13 47 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
14 37 (0.94%) NFS
15 33 (0.84%) VMware Server
16 32 (0.81%) DFS Replication
17 30 (0.76%) KVM
18 27 (0.68%) vCloud
19 26 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
20 25 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 539 (13.65%) SCCM
2 205 (5.19%) Backup Exec
3 201 (5.09%) SCOM
4 143 (3.62%) WSUS
5 99 (2.51%) vCenter Server
6 85 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 64 (1.62%) NetBackup
8 62 (1.57%) Puppet
9 59 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 54 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
11 52 (1.32%) AirWatch
12 50 (1.27%) Ansible
13 44 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 42 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 36 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
16 30 (0.76%) Nagios
16 30 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 29 (0.73%) vMotion
18 26 (0.66%) XenMobile
19 25 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2264 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 2132 (53.97%) VMware
3 937 (23.72%) Cisco
4 922 (23.34%) Citrix
5 552 (13.97%) HP
6 266 (6.73%) NetApp
7 252 (6.38%) Dell
8 223 (5.65%) Veeam
9 181 (4.58%) Symantec
10 175 (4.43%) Red Hat
11 137 (3.47%) Avaya
12 136 (3.44%) EMC
13 135 (3.42%) Apple
14 125 (3.16%) SonicWALL
15 117 (2.96%) Oracle
16 110 (2.78%) CheckPoint
16 110 (2.78%) F5
17 102 (2.58%) Juniper
18 100 (2.53%) SolarWinds
19 90 (2.28%) McAfee
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Company car, Allowance, variety
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago