Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.93% 2.03% 2.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.57% 9.31% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 68
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -14.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,650 £52,500 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 282 462 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.17% 21.76% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 249 355 410
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +30.14% -10.98%
10th Percentile £19,250 £27,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £70,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Chelmsford 0 11 £55,000 +86.44%
Colchester +15 5 £35,000 -15.15%
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Brentwood +21 1 £27,500 -42.11%
Basildon +16 1 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Grays - 1 £22,500 -
Thurrock - 1 £24,882 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (40.74%) CMDB
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 11 (40.74%) Hudson
7 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
7 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (37.04%) SDLC
9 9 (33.33%) Puppet
9 9 (33.33%) vCloud
9 9 (33.33%) JUnit
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 8 (29.63%) Office 365
10 8 (29.63%) PyUnit
11 7 (25.93%) SCCM
12 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
12 5 (18.52%) WAN
12 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
12 5 (18.52%) LAN

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) WebEx
4 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.70%) DSL
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) Softphone
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Hudson
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
1 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 9 (33.33%) JUnit
3 8 (29.63%) PyUnit
4 2 (7.41%) MSI
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Configuration Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) BYOD
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
1 11 (40.74%) Continuous Deployment
1 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (37.04%) SDLC
3 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Measurement
6 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) vCloud
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Intel
4 3 (11.11%) Sophos
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Open-E
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Dell