Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 130 79
Rank change year-on-year -33 -51 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3676 4558 7213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.20% 2.56% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.91% 10.32% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3166 3901 6383
England median annual salary £36,855 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +1.35%

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 41244 44159 54348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.69% 24.80% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33391 37719 46311
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -36 1320 £45,000 +5.88% 45
South East -38 777 £32,500 -7.14% 28
North of England -33 673 £30,000 -14.29% 38
Midlands +16 362 £32,500 +8.33% 16
Yorkshire -3 334 £32,500 -7.14% 10
South West -14 298 £33,000 +1.54% 16
North West -43 285 £28,000 -17.35% 27
East of England -11 257 £36,750 -2.00% 8
West Midlands +8 228 £36,500 +21.67% 7
East Midlands +26 134 £27,500 -15.38% 9
North East +6 54 £30,000 -16.67% 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3676 (100.00%) Windows
2 2610 (71.00%) Windows Server
3 2523 (68.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2479 (67.44%) Active Directory
5 2167 (58.95%) Microsoft
6 2005 (54.54%) VMware
7 1433 (38.98%) MS Exchange
8 1249 (33.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1217 (33.11%) Windows 7
10 1165 (31.69%) Office 365
11 938 (25.52%) Windows 10
12 918 (24.97%) ITIL
13 914 (24.86%) DNS
14 910 (24.76%) Hyper-V
15 892 (24.27%) Firewall
16 854 (23.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 853 (23.20%) Citrix
18 841 (22.88%) Cisco
19 803 (21.84%) SQL Server
20 742 (20.18%) DHCP
21 714 (19.42%) SQL
22 705 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
23 686 (18.66%) SAN
24 654 (17.79%) Windows Server 2003
25 644 (17.52%) TCP/IP
26 628 (17.08%) WAN
27 615 (16.73%) PowerShell
28 605 (16.46%) LAN
29 597 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
30 567 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2013

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 1433 (38.98%) MS Exchange
2 854 (23.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 567 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 340 (9.25%) SharePoint
5 339 (9.22%) IIS
6 287 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 212 (5.77%) Skype for Business
8 125 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 83 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (2.15%) Apache
11 46 (1.25%) Tomcat
12 35 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 28 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
16 23 (0.63%) IBM Notes
17 17 (0.46%) SAS
18 16 (0.44%) IBM Domino
19 12 (0.33%) CMS
20 11 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 597 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.082%) SPSS
10 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.027%) InDesign
11 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 52 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
4 11 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.082%) Epicor Tropos
10 3 (0.082%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.082%) Relativity
10 3 (0.082%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.082%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.054%) Eikon
11 2 (0.054%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
11 2 (0.054%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.027%) Endur
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1165 (31.69%) Office 365
2 516 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.96%) IaaS
5 66 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 61 (1.66%) Mimecast
7 51 (1.39%) PaaS
8 30 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.76%) SaaS
10 27 (0.73%) OneDrive
11 25 (0.68%) G Suite
12 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.22%) GitHub
14 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.14%) Datadog
17 4 (0.11%) Route 53
17 4 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 914 (24.86%) DNS
2 892 (24.27%) Firewall
3 742 (20.18%) DHCP
4 686 (18.66%) SAN
5 644 (17.52%) TCP/IP
6 628 (17.08%) WAN
7 605 (16.46%) LAN
8 429 (11.67%) VPN
9 299 (8.13%) VLAN
10 283 (7.70%) VoIP
11 183 (4.98%) Skype
12 148 (4.03%) NAS
13 137 (3.73%) Remote Desktop
14 133 (3.62%) MPLS
15 124 (3.37%) Internet
16 112 (3.05%) Wireless
17 108 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
18 101 (2.75%) NetScaler
19 96 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
20 93 (2.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 291 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 155 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 73 (1.99%) MySQL
5 72 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 40 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
11 26 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 25 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.49%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 29 (0.79%) MSI
4 28 (0.76%) JIRA
5 27 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 23 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 21 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 20 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (0.46%) InstallShield
10 15 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.30%) Hudson
11 11 (0.30%) Zephyr
12 10 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.24%) JUnit
14 8 (0.22%) Artifactory
14 8 (0.22%) PyUnit
15 7 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.14%) MSBuild
16 5 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 554 (15.07%) Finance
2 136 (3.70%) Law
3 129 (3.51%) Legal
4 101 (2.75%) Banking
5 96 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 93 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 71 (1.93%) Retail
8 49 (1.33%) Back Office
9 48 (1.31%) Marketing
10 39 (1.06%) Advertising
11 38 (1.03%) Investment Banking
12 34 (0.92%) Billing
12 34 (0.92%) Military
13 32 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 29 (0.79%) Games
14 29 (0.79%) German Language
15 24 (0.65%) French Language
16 23 (0.63%) Publishing
17 22 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 734 (19.97%) Support Engineer
2 719 (19.56%) Analyst
3 613 (16.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 515 (14.01%) IT Support
5 410 (11.15%) IT Engineer
6 409 (11.13%) Support Analyst
7 369 (10.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 335 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 297 (8.08%) Administrator
10 281 (7.64%) IT Support Engineer
11 268 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
12 257 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 213 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
14 210 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 192 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
16 182 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
17 180 (4.90%) Server Engineer
18 177 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 173 (4.71%) Desktop Support
20 155 (4.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (3.07%) .NET
2 50 (1.36%) Web Services
3 45 (1.22%) XML
4 43 (1.17%) HTML
5 36 (0.98%) CSS
6 32 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.54%) .NET Framework
8 18 (0.49%) WCF
9 17 (0.46%) WAP
10 15 (0.41%) jQuery
10 15 (0.41%) WSH
11 14 (0.38%) 802.1X
12 13 (0.35%) LAMP
13 10 (0.27%) Software Packaging
13 10 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (0.24%) SOAP
15 8 (0.22%) Hibernate
15 8 (0.22%) JSON
15 8 (0.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 263 (7.15%) Data Centre
2 217 (5.90%) Clustering
3 169 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (3.89%) Replication
5 118 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 96 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 96 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 94 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 61 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 44 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 44 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 44 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 39 (1.06%) iPad
10 39 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 38 (1.03%) iPhone
12 32 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 28 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 27 (0.73%) CMDB
15 24 (0.65%) N-Tier
16 19 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3676 (100.00%) Windows
2 2610 (71.00%) Windows Server
3 2523 (68.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1217 (33.11%) Windows 7
5 938 (25.52%) Windows 10
6 654 (17.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 566 (15.40%) Windows 8
8 521 (14.17%) Linux
9 237 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 156 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 126 (3.43%) Mac OS X
12 103 (2.80%) Unix
13 83 (2.26%) CentOS
14 67 (1.82%) Android
15 55 (1.50%) Ubuntu
16 48 (1.31%) Solaris
17 45 (1.22%) Windows 2000
17 45 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 44 (1.20%) Apple iOS
19 39 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (24.97%) ITIL
2 226 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 183 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 181 (4.92%) Mentoring
5 178 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 176 (4.79%) Migration
7 174 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 165 (4.49%) Change Management
9 140 (3.81%) Configuration Management
9 140 (3.81%) CRM
9 140 (3.81%) Project Management
10 134 (3.65%) Time Management
11 130 (3.54%) Service Management
12 121 (3.29%) Incident Management
13 116 (3.16%) ITIL V3
14 105 (2.86%) Presales
15 103 (2.80%) Patch Management
16 96 (2.61%) DevOps
17 95 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 93 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 714 (19.42%) SQL
2 615 (16.73%) PowerShell
3 100 (2.72%) T-SQL
4 91 (2.48%) VBScript
5 90 (2.45%) C#
6 71 (1.93%) Bash Shell
7 60 (1.63%) Perl
8 59 (1.61%) Python
9 54 (1.47%) C
10 47 (1.28%) JavaScript
11 44 (1.20%) Java
11 44 (1.20%) VB
12 27 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.54%) VBA
14 19 (0.52%) Ruby
15 15 (0.41%) PHP
16 10 (0.27%) C++
17 8 (0.22%) ABAP
17 8 (0.22%) AWK
18 7 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 705 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 438 (11.92%) MCSE
3 371 (10.09%) Degree
4 307 (8.35%) Cisco Certification
5 272 (7.40%) MCSA
6 255 (6.94%) CCNA
7 218 (5.93%) MCP
8 175 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 165 (4.49%) MCITP
10 136 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 109 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
12 83 (2.26%) SC Cleared
13 71 (1.93%) CCNP
14 69 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 62 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
16 60 (1.63%) MCTS
17 57 (1.55%) A+ Certification
18 44 (1.20%) DBS Check
19 35 (0.95%) CCA
20 32 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (8.08%) SLA
2 61 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 57 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.60%) QA
5 21 (0.57%) PMO
6 16 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (0.24%) GDPR
8 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.11%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.082%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.027%) COBIT
12 1 (0.027%) GCP
12 1 (0.027%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.027%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2479 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 1249 (33.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 910 (24.76%) Hyper-V
4 402 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
5 359 (9.77%) XenApp
6 328 (8.92%) vSphere
7 217 (5.90%) XenDesktop
8 116 (3.16%) XenServer
9 102 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 87 (2.37%) Terminal Services
11 74 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
12 73 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
13 51 (1.39%) DFS Replication
14 41 (1.12%) VirtualBox
15 30 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
16 29 (0.79%) NFS
16 29 (0.79%) Terminal Server
17 24 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
18 23 (0.63%) Docker
18 23 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 473 (12.87%) SCCM
2 193 (5.25%) SCOM
3 153 (4.16%) WSUS
4 144 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 114 (3.10%) vCenter Server
6 103 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 52 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 48 (1.31%) Puppet
9 45 (1.22%) Ansible
10 39 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 38 (1.03%) SCOrch
12 37 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
13 34 (0.92%) AirWatch
14 30 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
15 29 (0.79%) Simpana
16 27 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
16 27 (0.73%) NetBackup
16 27 (0.73%) SCDPM
17 26 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
17 26 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2167 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 2005 (54.54%) VMware
3 853 (23.20%) Citrix
4 841 (22.88%) Cisco
5 392 (10.66%) HP
6 223 (6.07%) Veeam
7 186 (5.06%) Dell
8 184 (5.01%) NetApp
9 171 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 161 (4.38%) Symantec
11 149 (4.05%) Apple
12 110 (2.99%) Oracle
13 87 (2.37%) Juniper
14 85 (2.31%) Avaya
15 83 (2.26%) F5
16 82 (2.23%) IBM
17 81 (2.20%) EMC
18 77 (2.09%) SonicWALL
19 75 (2.04%) McAfee
20 70 (1.90%) Sophos