Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 81 78
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 47 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.91% 2.38% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 10.63% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 86
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +30.95% -3.08%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,800 £19,625
90th Percentile £57,375 £59,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -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 302 442 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.33% 22.41% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 263 344 404
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -15.66%
10th Percentile £20,550 £25,300 £22,575
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Chelmsford +12 6 £56,750 +36.75%
Colchester -4 6 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £38,250 -
Brentwood +24 1 £27,500 -45.27%
Thurrock +2 1 £24,882 -56.73%
Basildon -3 1 £25,000 -15.97% 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) VMware
5 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
7 11 (40.74%) SCCM
7 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) LAN
7 11 (40.74%) WAN
8 10 (37.04%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) Firewall
8 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
8 10 (37.04%) Office 365
9 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
9 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (29.63%) VLAN
11 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
11 7 (25.93%) Symantec
12 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (22.22%) Citrix
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (22.22%) JUnit
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (22.22%) CMDB
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Zimbra
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
1 11 (40.74%) WAN
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
3 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (29.63%) VLAN
4 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
4 5 (18.52%) VoIP
5 4 (14.81%) DHCP
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) IPsec
7 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
7 2 (7.41%) PBX
7 2 (7.41%) Softphone
8 1 (3.70%) ATM
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Hudson
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (22.22%) JUnit
1 6 (22.22%) PyUnit
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) CMDB
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) APACS
4 1 (3.70%) BYOD
4 1 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) EFT
4 1 (3.70%) EFTPOS
4 1 (3.70%) EMV
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 6 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
1 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (22.22%) SDLC
2 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCITP
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (22.22%) vCloud
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.70%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Symantec
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Intel
6 3 (11.11%) Open-E
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
6 3 (11.11%) Veeam
7 2 (7.41%) Apple
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) Elavon
8 1 (3.70%) Ingenico
8 1 (3.70%) Sage
8 1 (3.70%) TSYS
8 1 (3.70%) VeriFone
8 1 (3.70%) VocaLink
8 1 (3.70%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (3.70%) WorldPay