Period
to 17 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 89 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 40 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.61% 2.20% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 9.30% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 81
Essex median annual salary £28,500 £38,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.45% +38.39% -25.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £53,425 £45,000
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 298 430 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.78% 23.64% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 230 349 376
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,625 £57,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 17 August 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 August 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
Basildon -4 7 £40,000 +56.86%
Colchester +4 2 £24,250 -46.11%
Harlow - 2 - - 1
Loughton - 2 £46,250 -
Maldon - 1 £28,500 -
Wickford - 1 £22,500 -
Epping - 1 £30,500 -
Grays - 1 £27,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £52,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) VMware
6 13 (59.09%) vSphere
7 12 (54.55%) Windows 10
7 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
7 12 (54.55%) Citrix
8 11 (50.00%) Firewall
9 10 (45.45%) SQL
10 9 (40.91%) Cisco
10 9 (40.91%) Office 365
10 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
11 8 (36.36%) XenApp
11 8 (36.36%) DNS
12 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
13 6 (27.27%) NAS
13 6 (27.27%) DHCP
13 6 (27.27%) SAN
13 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
14 5 (22.73%) ADSI
14 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
14 5 (22.73%) Back Office
14 5 (22.73%) Telecoms

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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Mimecast
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
3 6 (27.27%) NAS
3 6 (27.27%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) DMZ
6 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (9.09%) IMAP
6 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (9.09%) SMTP
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) ADSI
2 2 (9.09%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 10
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) vSphere
3 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) PowerCLI
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Veeam
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 2 (9.09%) Brocade
8 1 (4.55%) Acronis
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) Mitel
8 1 (4.55%) Sage
8 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard