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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.15% 5.47% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.62% 23.51% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 47
Median salary £33,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -36.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 235 251 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.15% 23.26% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 188 184 236
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -6 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Basildon +10 2 £25,500 -48.48%
Thurrock - 2 £57,500 -
Witham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Windows Server
3 34 (72.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
5 25 (53.19%) VMware
6 20 (42.55%) SCCM
7 16 (34.04%) Office 365
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 14 (29.79%) Citrix
9 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (29.79%) Firewall
9 14 (29.79%) SCOM
9 14 (29.79%) vSphere
9 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
10 13 (27.66%) Cisco
11 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
12 11 (23.40%) Linux
13 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
13 10 (21.28%) Symantec
13 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
13 10 (21.28%) Windows 8
14 9 (19.15%) Capacity Management
14 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
14 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
14 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
14 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
14 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
14 9 (19.15%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Firewall
2 9 (19.15%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) NAS
4 6 (12.77%) DNS
4 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
5 5 (10.64%) IMAP
5 5 (10.64%) SMTP
5 5 (10.64%) VoIP
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.51%) LAN
6 4 (8.51%) VPN
7 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
8 2 (4.26%) Skype
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.13%) FTP
9 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
1 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Administrator
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Administrator
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Graduate
4 5 (10.64%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Junior
4 5 (10.64%) Junior Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.51%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.13%) VXML
2 1 (2.13%) WinForms
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
2 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
3 5 (10.64%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Windows Server
3 34 (72.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.40%) Linux
6 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
6 10 (21.28%) Windows 8
7 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Capacity Management
1 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.64%) IT Strategy
3 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (10.64%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) Change Control
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.38%) Security Patching
5 3 (6.38%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) Tcl
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) VB6
5 1 (2.13%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 14000
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) vSphere
3 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) SCCM
2 14 (29.79%) SCOM
3 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) VMware
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Citrix
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco
5 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
5 10 (21.28%) Symantec
6 5 (10.64%) Veeam
7 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.38%) Mitel
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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