Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 59 40
Rank change year-on-year -19 -19 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 76 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.27% 4.74% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 18.63% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 66 106
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,125 £22,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,625 £53,750
South East median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.11% -

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 287 408 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.47% 25.47% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 248 337 642
Kent median annual salary £40,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,275 £23,500 £24,775
90th Percentile £60,375 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Kent.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Kent over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
Maidstone +37 13 £30,000 +25.00%
Westerham -11 3 £18,500 -39.84%
Sevenoaks 0 2 £22,500 -10.00% 2
West Malling -2 2 £22,500 -52.63% 3
Chatham +9 1 £35,000 +22.81%
Dartford -5 1 £22,500 -47.06% 1
Folkestone - 1 £42,500 -
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (65.52%) VMware
5 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
8 13 (44.83%) VoIP
9 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
10 11 (37.93%) DHCP
10 11 (37.93%) DNS
10 11 (37.93%) MCSA
10 11 (37.93%) Firewall
10 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
10 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
11 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (31.03%) SQL
12 9 (31.03%) CCNA
12 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
13 8 (27.59%) SLA
13 8 (27.59%) Cisco
13 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (27.59%) MCSE
13 8 (27.59%) VLAN
13 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
13 8 (27.59%) Finance
14 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
14 7 (24.14%) Network Design
14 7 (24.14%) Junos

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) VoIP
3 11 (37.93%) DHCP
3 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) VLAN
5 7 (24.14%) ADSL
5 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
5 7 (24.14%) Junos
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Deskside Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Server Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Server Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate IT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.45%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Network Design
1 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) BCP
3 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Communications Security
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Server Patching
5 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) MCSA
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (27.59%) MCSE
5 6 (20.69%) CCNP
5 6 (20.69%) MCITP
6 4 (13.79%) MCP
7 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.45%) MCTS
8 1 (3.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Firmware
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
1 2 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) CommVault
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) Nimsoft
6 3 (10.34%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.90%) Amdocs
7 2 (6.90%) BMC
7 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Mitel
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos