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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.81% 5.18% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.54% 16.76% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 28
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,938 £48,513
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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 171 352 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.73% 30.93% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 137 307 315
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Dartford 0 3 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 2 £32,000 -1.53%
Sittingbourne +8 2 £32,500 - 1
Canterbury -1 2 £32,500 -0.17% 1
Chatham -2 2 £26,500 -
West Malling -7 2 £33,000 -22.35%
Maidstone -9 2 £37,750 -16.11%
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
Longfield 0 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (84.06%) Windows Server
3 54 (78.26%) Active Directory
4 47 (68.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (55.07%) Firewall
6 32 (46.38%) MS Excel
7 29 (42.03%) DHCP
7 29 (42.03%) DNS
8 26 (37.68%) VPN
9 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
10 23 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (31.88%) Linux
11 22 (31.88%) VLAN
11 22 (31.88%) Office 365
12 21 (30.43%) High Availability
12 21 (30.43%) VMware
13 20 (28.99%) VoIP
13 20 (28.99%) WAN
14 19 (27.54%) MS Office
14 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
15 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
16 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (23.19%) MCSE
17 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
18 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
19 14 (20.29%) LAN
20 13 (18.84%) MCP
21 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008

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 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 32 (46.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.07%) Firewall
2 29 (42.03%) DHCP
2 29 (42.03%) DNS
3 26 (37.68%) VPN
4 22 (31.88%) VLAN
5 20 (28.99%) VoIP
5 20 (28.99%) WAN
6 14 (20.29%) LAN
7 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.14%) DSL
8 7 (10.14%) SAN
8 7 (10.14%) Wireless
9 6 (8.70%) MPLS
10 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
11 4 (5.80%) Skype
12 3 (4.35%) NAS
13 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.45%) Network Security
13 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) IT Support
3 12 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Server Support
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Telephony Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) REST
1 4 (5.80%) SOAP
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) iPhone
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) AS400
4 1 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (84.06%) Windows Server
3 47 (68.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (31.88%) Linux
5 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
7 9 (13.04%) Android
8 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
9 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
9 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) High Availability
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.70%) B2B
4 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) ERP
6 3 (4.35%) BCP
6 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Data Management
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps
6 3 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
8 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.45%) Coaching
8 1 (1.45%) CRM
8 1 (1.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (23.19%) MCSE
3 13 (18.84%) MCP
4 9 (13.04%) MCITP
4 9 (13.04%) MCSA
5 8 (11.59%) CCNA
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.25%) A+ Certification
7 4 (5.80%) MCTS
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.90%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 54 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
3 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) Mitel
6 6 (8.70%) Dell
7 5 (7.25%) Nortel
8 4 (5.80%) Apple
8 4 (5.80%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.35%) Avaya
9 3 (4.35%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.90%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.90%) Remedy
10 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.45%) Acronis
11 1 (1.45%) Veeam
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Malling, Kent
The Malling School
Salary: Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: Grade 7: £32,958-£38,183 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago