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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 71 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.20% 2.40% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 10.17% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 26
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -13.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 256 236 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 26.81% 23.55% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 216 192 151
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +9 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Windows Server
3 37 (69.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
5 27 (50.94%) VMware
6 25 (47.17%) Firewall
6 25 (47.17%) Office 365
7 19 (35.85%) Cisco
7 19 (35.85%) SCCM
8 17 (32.08%) SCOM
9 16 (30.19%) Linux
10 15 (28.30%) Finance
11 14 (26.42%) SAN
12 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (24.53%) NAS
13 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
14 10 (18.87%) vSphere
14 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
14 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
14 10 (18.87%) Citrix
14 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
14 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
15 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
17 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 7 (13.21%) WebEx
17 7 (13.21%) Windows 8

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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Office 365
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) SAN
3 13 (24.53%) NAS
4 7 (13.21%) WebEx
5 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
6 5 (9.43%) IMAP
6 5 (9.43%) SMTP
6 5 (9.43%) VoIP
7 3 (5.66%) LAN
7 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 3 (5.66%) Wireless
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.77%) Skype
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.89%) IPsec
9 1 (1.89%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.89%) PBX
9 1 (1.89%) Softphone
9 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MSI
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (13.21%) Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Support
5 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Wintel Support
6 6 (11.32%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (11.32%) Applications Support
6 6 (11.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) IT Support
6 6 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) XMPP
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.55%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Windows Server
3 37 (69.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (30.19%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
6 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
7 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.77%) AIX
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Application Packaging
1 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 7 (13.21%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
2 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
2 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Service Management
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) IT Strategy
5 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.66%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.77%) Multichannel Marketing
6 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.77%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) VBA
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CCNA
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 14000
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) SCCM
2 17 (32.08%) SCOM
3 6 (11.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) VMware
2 19 (35.85%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) Citrix
3 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.21%) Symantec
4 7 (13.21%) Veeam
5 3 (5.66%) Apple
5 3 (5.66%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Mitel
6 2 (3.77%) Acronis
6 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.77%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Open-E
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