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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 39 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 45 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.82% 4.85% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.96% 19.57% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 39
Median salary £29,000 £30,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.13% -13.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,125 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,250 £53,000
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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 196 235 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.70% 24.79% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 166 211 313
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £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 25 June 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 25 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
Sittingbourne - 12 £27,500 -
Folkestone - 6 £42,500 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £32,500 -
Dartford - 5 £26,500 -
Sevenoaks - 4 £22,500 -
Maidstone +4 3 - -
West Malling +6 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (89.61%) Active Directory
3 65 (84.42%) Windows Server
4 46 (59.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (45.45%) Office 365
5 35 (45.45%) VMware
6 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
7 29 (37.66%) DNS
7 29 (37.66%) DHCP
7 29 (37.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (32.47%) MCSE
10 24 (31.17%) MS Exchange
11 22 (28.57%) Firewall
11 22 (28.57%) Windows 10
12 21 (27.27%) LAN
13 20 (25.97%) WAN
14 19 (24.68%) MCP
14 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
16 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
17 16 (20.78%) Cisco
17 16 (20.78%) MCSA
17 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
18 14 (18.18%) Wireless
18 14 (18.18%) VLAN
19 13 (16.88%) Finance
19 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
19 13 (16.88%) SQL Server

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 24 (31.17%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
4 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (15.58%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.19%) IIS
7 3 (3.90%) Confluence
8 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (45.45%) Office 365
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.66%) DHCP
1 29 (37.66%) DNS
2 22 (28.57%) Firewall
3 21 (27.27%) LAN
4 20 (25.97%) WAN
5 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
6 14 (18.18%) VLAN
6 14 (18.18%) Wireless
7 13 (16.88%) VPN
8 12 (15.58%) Skype
9 9 (11.69%) SAN
10 8 (10.39%) VoIP
11 4 (5.19%) DSL
11 4 (5.19%) MPLS
12 3 (3.90%) Intranet
12 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.60%) BGP
13 2 (2.60%) EIGRP
13 2 (2.60%) IPsec
13 2 (2.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 21 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) IT Support
3 16 (20.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (19.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) IT Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Server Support
7 8 (10.39%) Network Support
7 8 (10.39%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Wintel Support
8 7 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Administrator
9 6 (7.79%) Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Field Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) iPhone
2 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) AS400
5 1 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (84.42%) Windows Server
3 46 (59.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
6 13 (16.88%) Linux
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.39%) Android
9 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.30%) Solaris
11 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) High Availability
3 8 (10.39%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.19%) Break/Fix
5 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) DevOps
6 3 (3.90%) ERP
7 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.60%) Network Management
7 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Validation
8 1 (1.30%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.30%) Change Control
8 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.30%) Data Management
8 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.30%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (32.47%) MCSE
3 19 (24.68%) MCP
4 16 (20.78%) MCSA
5 12 (15.58%) CCNA
5 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (11.69%) A+ Certification
6 9 (11.69%) Degree
7 6 (7.79%) MCTS
8 5 (6.49%) MCITP
9 4 (5.19%) VCAP
9 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.90%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.60%) CCNP
11 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
11 2 (2.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (89.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.49%) VMware Server
4 5 (6.49%) vSphere
5 4 (5.19%) XenApp
6 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) VMware
2 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.78%) Cisco
4 10 (12.99%) SonicWALL
5 8 (10.39%) Citrix
6 6 (7.79%) Apple
7 5 (6.49%) Dell
8 4 (5.19%) Avaya
9 3 (3.90%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) Mitel
10 2 (2.60%) Remedy
11 1 (1.30%) Capita
11 1 (1.30%) Draytek
11 1 (1.30%) EMC
11 1 (1.30%) IBM
11 1 (1.30%) Juniper
11 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.30%) NetApp
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle
11 1 (1.30%) Sun
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Folkestone
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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