Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 87 96
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.45% 1.96% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.95% 9.49% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 40
Essex median annual salary £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £20,575 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,600 £53,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +7.14%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 251 295 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.54% 20.66% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 162 259 362
Essex median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -15.79% +30.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,250 £27,025
90th Percentile £67,250 £58,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Essex over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Harlow - 8 - -
Basildon -6 7 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Colchester +5 3 £24,500 -38.75% 1
Chelmsford -1 1 £20,000 -63.64%
Grays -2 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Epping - 1 £30,500 -
Loughton - 1 £60,000 -
Maldon - 1 £28,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £30,900 -
Witham - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 24 (80.00%) Citrix
4 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (70.00%) vSphere
5 21 (70.00%) VMware
6 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (50.00%) XenApp
9 15 (50.00%) XenDesktop
10 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (36.67%) DNS
12 10 (33.33%) SLA
12 10 (33.33%) SQL
12 10 (33.33%) ITIL
12 10 (33.33%) Change Management
12 10 (33.33%) Firewall
13 9 (30.00%) Service Management
13 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (26.67%) Puppet
14 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
14 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (26.67%) Line Management
14 8 (26.67%) BitLocker
14 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
14 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
14 8 (26.67%) Asset Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (26.67%) SAN
4 7 (23.33%) iSCSI
4 7 (23.33%) NAS
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (26.67%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (16.67%) Back Office
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Change Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Service Management
4 8 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (26.67%) Line Management
4 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 8 (26.67%) Six Sigma
4 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) CCA
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) vSphere
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (50.00%) XenApp
4 15 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (26.67%) BitLocker
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (26.67%) PowerCLI
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
1 8 (26.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Citrix
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
4 8 (26.67%) Brocade
4 8 (26.67%) HP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) Sage
6 5 (16.67%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) Acronis
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Progress
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard