Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 135 96
Rank change year-on-year -53 -39 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3,018 3,927 5,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.88% 2.47% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 10.09% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 3,435 5,088
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% - -1.33%

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 38,140 38,928 49,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.73% 24.45% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31,164 32,805 42,065
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.37% +3.49% +1.18%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -38 1,203 £45,000 - 116
South East -93 542 £34,000 -2.86% 78
North of England -44 482 £35,000 +7.69% 67
Midlands -10 283 £30,750 -8.21% 31
South West -7 276 £32,500 +6.56% 34
North West +3 256 £29,000 -9.38% 38
East of England -42 236 £35,000 +4.48% 17
Yorkshire -51 211 £37,000 +5.71% 26
West Midlands -8 192 £31,500 -10.00% 18
East Midlands +19 91 £25,000 -23.08% 13
North East -32 18 £32,500 -6.00% 3
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3,018 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,247 (74.45%) Windows Server
3 2,119 (70.21%) Active Directory
4 1,971 (65.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,783 (59.08%) Microsoft
6 1,658 (54.94%) VMware
7 1,041 (34.49%) Office 365
8 1,025 (33.96%) MS Exchange
9 1,006 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 961 (31.84%) Windows 7
11 842 (27.90%) DNS
12 822 (27.24%) Firewall
13 803 (26.61%) ITIL
14 785 (26.01%) Windows 10
15 764 (25.31%) Hyper-V
16 701 (23.23%) Citrix
17 690 (22.86%) Cisco
18 686 (22.73%) DHCP
19 643 (21.31%) PowerShell
20 642 (21.27%) SQL Server
21 637 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
22 620 (20.54%) SQL
23 614 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
24 606 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
25 556 (18.42%) LAN
26 545 (18.06%) SAN
27 541 (17.93%) WAN
28 512 (16.96%) TCP/IP
29 483 (16.00%) SCCM
30 482 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification

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 1,025 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 614 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 477 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 230 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 208 (6.89%) IIS
6 191 (6.33%) Skype for Business
7 182 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 74 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 54 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 46 (1.52%) Apache
11 43 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (0.76%) Confluence
13 22 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.63%) CMS
15 19 (0.63%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.53%) JBoss
16 16 (0.53%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.46%) Site Server
18 11 (0.36%) MTS
Applications
1 606 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.099%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.033%) Revit
7 1 (0.033%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 22 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.50%) Documaker
4 12 (0.40%) Elite 3E
5 8 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.20%) Eikon
7 3 (0.099%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.099%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 2 (0.066%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.066%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.066%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.066%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.033%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.033%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.033%) Endur
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,041 (34.49%) Office 365
2 637 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 260 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (3.25%) IaaS
5 82 (2.72%) Mimecast
6 66 (2.19%) PaaS
7 63 (2.09%) SaaS
8 55 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 38 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.13%) G Suite
11 24 (0.80%) OneDrive
12 21 (0.70%) GitHub
13 17 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.33%) Datadog
18 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 8 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 7 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 842 (27.90%) DNS
2 822 (27.24%) Firewall
3 686 (22.73%) DHCP
4 556 (18.42%) LAN
5 545 (18.06%) SAN
6 541 (17.93%) WAN
7 512 (16.96%) TCP/IP
8 321 (10.64%) VPN
9 220 (7.29%) VLAN
10 163 (5.40%) VoIP
11 142 (4.71%) Skype
12 132 (4.37%) Network Security
13 127 (4.21%) NAS
14 109 (3.61%) Wireless
15 104 (3.45%) Internet
16 100 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
17 84 (2.78%) NetScaler
17 84 (2.78%) WLAN
18 81 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
19 71 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 193 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 53 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 53 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (1.72%) MySQL
7 46 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 43 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 32 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 24 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (0.56%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.56%) Roambi
15 16 (0.53%) GIS
16 15 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 61 (2.02%) MSI
2 32 (1.06%) JIRA
3 31 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 26 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 23 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 18 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (0.50%) Gerrit
9 10 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.33%) Travis CI
9 10 (0.33%) Vagrant
10 8 (0.27%) Subversion
10 8 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.17%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.099%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.099%) WinDbg
General
1 441 (14.61%) Finance
2 117 (3.88%) Law
2 117 (3.88%) Legal
3 116 (3.84%) Retail
4 62 (2.05%) Marketing
5 60 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 59 (1.95%) Banking
7 52 (1.72%) Advertising
8 48 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.33%) Billing
10 34 (1.13%) Military
11 24 (0.80%) Back Office
12 20 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.46%) German Language
15 13 (0.43%) Local Government
16 12 (0.40%) Electronics
17 11 (0.36%) Games
18 9 (0.30%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 644 (21.34%) Support Engineer
2 504 (16.70%) Analyst
3 500 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 359 (11.90%) IT Support
5 307 (10.17%) IT Engineer
6 299 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 280 (9.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 257 (8.52%) Support Analyst
9 214 (7.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 203 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
11 197 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 185 (6.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 170 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
14 167 (5.53%) Desktop Support
15 164 (5.43%) Administrator
16 156 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 141 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 119 (3.94%) Server Engineer
19 117 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support
20 109 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (2.72%) Web Services
2 62 (2.05%) .NET
3 32 (1.06%) Middleware
4 27 (0.89%) HTML
5 26 (0.86%) LDAP
6 24 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.66%) XML
8 19 (0.63%) RESTful
8 19 (0.63%) WSH
9 15 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 15 (0.50%) SOAP
9 15 (0.50%) X-Windows
9 15 (0.50%) YAML
10 14 (0.46%) 802.1X
11 12 (0.40%) CSS
12 11 (0.36%) COM+
12 11 (0.36%) DCOM
13 10 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (0.27%) Rendezvous
14 8 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 237 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 196 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (5.37%) Clustering
4 125 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 102 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 93 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 93 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 82 (2.72%) Replication
8 60 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 53 (1.76%) iPhone
10 52 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 52 (1.72%) Thin Client
11 45 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 40 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
13 37 (1.23%) Private Cloud
14 34 (1.13%) PKI
15 32 (1.06%) iPad
16 30 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
17 27 (0.89%) EPoS
18 25 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3,018 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,247 (74.45%) Windows Server
3 1,971 (65.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 961 (31.84%) Windows 7
5 785 (26.01%) Windows 10
6 430 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 400 (13.25%) Linux
8 354 (11.73%) Windows 8
9 119 (3.94%) Windows XP
10 94 (3.11%) Android
10 94 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 91 (3.02%) Unix
12 87 (2.88%) CentOS
13 83 (2.75%) Mac OS X
14 49 (1.62%) Solaris
15 40 (1.33%) Mac OS
16 39 (1.29%) Ubuntu
17 37 (1.23%) Apple iOS
18 31 (1.03%) AIX
19 28 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (26.61%) ITIL
2 316 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
3 184 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 174 (5.77%) Migration
5 168 (5.57%) Service Delivery
6 141 (4.67%) Mentoring
7 137 (4.54%) Project Management
8 133 (4.41%) DevOps
9 115 (3.81%) Change Management
10 104 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 101 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
12 100 (3.31%) Configuration Management
12 100 (3.31%) Time Management
13 98 (3.25%) Presales
14 97 (3.21%) Patch Management
15 92 (3.05%) Problem Management
16 88 (2.92%) ITIL V3
17 83 (2.75%) Server Virtualisation
18 82 (2.72%) High Availability
19 79 (2.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 643 (21.31%) PowerShell
2 620 (20.54%) SQL
3 75 (2.49%) T-SQL
4 63 (2.09%) C#
4 63 (2.09%) VBScript
5 47 (1.56%) VB
6 43 (1.42%) Python
7 40 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 33 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 32 (1.06%) C
9 32 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 25 (0.83%) Java
10 25 (0.83%) VBA
11 24 (0.80%) Perl
12 23 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 18 (0.60%) PHP
14 10 (0.33%) C++
15 8 (0.27%) COBOL
15 8 (0.27%) Ruby
15 8 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 482 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 342 (11.33%) MCSE
3 233 (7.72%) MCSA
4 220 (7.29%) Degree
5 204 (6.76%) Security Cleared
6 165 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
7 136 (4.51%) MCP
8 127 (4.21%) SC Cleared
9 123 (4.08%) CCNA
10 112 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 86 (2.85%) MCITP
12 57 (1.89%) CCNP
13 56 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
14 51 (1.69%) DV Cleared
15 38 (1.26%) CCA
15 38 (1.26%) DBS Check
16 35 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (1.03%) A+ Certification
17 31 (1.03%) MCTS
18 27 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (9.41%) SLA
2 46 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.93%) GDPR
5 20 (0.66%) QA
6 17 (0.56%) PMO
7 12 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.36%) COBIT
9 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.23%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.099%) DICOM
11 3 (0.099%) HL7
12 2 (0.066%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.066%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.066%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.033%) GCP
13 1 (0.033%) GPG13
System Software
1 2,119 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 1,006 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 764 (25.31%) Hyper-V
4 285 (9.44%) VMware ESXi
5 252 (8.35%) XenApp
6 248 (8.22%) vSphere
7 170 (5.63%) XenDesktop
8 102 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 69 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
10 68 (2.25%) XenServer
11 59 (1.95%) DFS Replication
12 52 (1.72%) Terminal Services
13 50 (1.66%) VirtualBox
14 45 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
15 35 (1.16%) Docker
16 25 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
17 24 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
18 22 (0.73%) Firmware
19 21 (0.70%) VMware Server
20 20 (0.66%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 483 (16.00%) SCCM
2 155 (5.14%) SCOM
3 136 (4.51%) Backup Exec
4 130 (4.31%) WSUS
5 76 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 69 (2.29%) Puppet
6 69 (2.29%) vCenter Server
7 59 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 57 (1.89%) AirWatch
8 57 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
9 47 (1.56%) Ansible
9 47 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
10 46 (1.52%) SCOrch
11 36 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
12 29 (0.96%) FortiGate
13 28 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
13 28 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 27 (0.89%) NetBackup
15 26 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 25 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,783 (59.08%) Microsoft
2 1,658 (54.94%) VMware
3 701 (23.23%) Citrix
4 690 (22.86%) Cisco
5 416 (13.78%) HP
6 220 (7.29%) NetApp
7 157 (5.20%) Veeam
8 143 (4.74%) Apple
9 142 (4.71%) Dell
10 119 (3.94%) Symantec
11 99 (3.28%) Oracle
11 99 (3.28%) SolarWinds
12 89 (2.95%) Red Hat
13 87 (2.88%) IBM
14 81 (2.68%) Avaya
15 75 (2.49%) EMC
16 69 (2.29%) Ivanti
17 66 (2.19%) CheckPoint
18 63 (2.09%) Juniper
19 59 (1.95%) Google