Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 45 83 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.40% 4.84% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.93% 19.26% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 74 107
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,825 £22,800
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £51,863
South East median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% -6.67% -

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 323 431 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.43% 25.12% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 282 379 685
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,700 £23,850
90th Percentile £64,875 £59,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Dartford 0 9 £26,500 -37.65%
Maidstone +31 8 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Sittingbourne 0 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Folkestone - 7 £42,500 -
Sevenoaks +4 2 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells -5 2 £32,500 +13.04%
West Malling -12 2 £22,500 -27.42%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 21 (46.67%) LAN
6 21 (46.67%) Office 365
7 19 (42.22%) VMware
8 17 (37.78%) WAN
9 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (33.33%) Cisco
10 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 15 (33.33%) ITIL
11 14 (31.11%) MCSA
12 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (28.89%) VLAN
12 13 (28.89%) Windows 10
13 11 (24.44%) MCSE
14 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 10 (22.22%) Firewall
14 10 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (22.22%) Finance
14 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
15 9 (20.00%) Patch Management
15 9 (20.00%) SCCM
15 9 (20.00%) VPN
16 8 (17.78%) DHCP
16 8 (17.78%) DNS
16 8 (17.78%) VoIP

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 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
4 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) IaaS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) LAN
2 17 (37.78%) WAN
3 13 (28.89%) VLAN
4 10 (22.22%) Firewall
4 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (20.00%) VPN
6 8 (17.78%) DHCP
6 8 (17.78%) DNS
6 8 (17.78%) VoIP
7 7 (15.56%) DSL
7 7 (15.56%) MPLS
7 7 (15.56%) Skype
8 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 4 (8.89%) ADSL
9 4 (8.89%) Junos
10 3 (6.67%) SAN
11 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
11 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Field Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) IT Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) IT Support
4 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) IT Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) WSH
2 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (28.89%) Windows 10
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.89%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Design
4 4 (8.89%) Network Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Communications Security
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.44%) ITSM
6 2 (4.44%) Server Patching
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.11%) MCSA
3 11 (24.44%) MCSE
4 8 (17.78%) MCTS
5 7 (15.56%) MCITP
6 6 (13.33%) CCNA
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (11.11%) VCAP
8 4 (8.89%) CCNP
9 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
9 2 (4.44%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.44%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.44%) MCP
10 1 (2.22%) Degree
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Firmware
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (42.22%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) Mitel
5 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.44%) Amdocs
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) BMC
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos