Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East > Kent
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 67 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 23 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 3.88% 2.56% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.13% 10.70% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 36
Median annual salary £42,500 £27,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.96% -9.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £28,000 £18,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,800 £51,250
South East median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38% -7.14%

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 198 215 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.55% 23.97% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 167 159 249
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Kent.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Kent over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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
Tunbridge Wells +11 12 £52,500 +23.53%
Dartford -4 6 £28,000 +5.66%
Maidstone +17 3 £32,500 -10.96% 2
Rochester - 2 £31,000 - 1
Chatham - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
3 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (57.69%) Office 365
7 14 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (50.00%) SCCM
8 13 (50.00%) Azure
8 13 (50.00%) AWS
9 12 (46.15%) DFS Replication
9 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
9 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
9 12 (46.15%) TeamCity
9 12 (46.15%) Problem Management
9 12 (46.15%) JSON
9 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (46.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (46.15%) DevOps
9 12 (46.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
11 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
11 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (30.77%) Firewall
13 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (30.77%) VoIP
13 8 (30.77%) MCSE
13 8 (30.77%) 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (23.08%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Office 365
2 13 (50.00%) AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Azure
3 12 (46.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
1 8 (30.77%) VoIP
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 12 (46.15%) Octopus Deploy
1 12 (46.15%) TeamCity
1 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (46.15%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) IT Technician
5 4 (15.38%) IT Support
5 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Technology Roadmap
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) MCSE
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) NIST
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) DFS Replication
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) WatchGuard
4 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.85%) Shavlik
4 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software