Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 69 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.64% 4.57% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.15% 18.90% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 57 94
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,070 £24,400
90th Percentile £46,250 £45,250 £52,625
South East median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% -5.41% -

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 260 365 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.51% 24.16% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 235 288 540
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +16 11 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Tunbridge Wells 0 6 £32,500 -
Westerham - 3 £18,500 -
Canterbury +5 2 £21,500 -33.85%
Sevenoaks 0 2 £29,750 +32.22% 1
Tonbridge -3 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Chatham +15 1 £35,000 +32.08%
West Malling -3 1 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Dartford -5 1 £22,500 -30.77%
Stansted - 1 £30,000 -
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) VMware
3 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
9 17 (40.48%) CCNA
9 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (38.10%) Hyper-V
10 16 (38.10%) MCSE
10 16 (38.10%) Firewall
11 15 (35.71%) VoIP
12 14 (33.33%) Office 365
13 13 (30.95%) Cisco
13 13 (30.95%) SQL
13 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (28.57%) DNS
14 12 (28.57%) DHCP
15 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
15 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
16 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
17 9 (21.43%) Linux
17 9 (21.43%) ADSL
17 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 9 (21.43%) VPN
17 9 (21.43%) MCP

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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Office 365
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) VoIP
3 12 (28.57%) DHCP
3 12 (28.57%) DNS
4 9 (21.43%) ADSL
4 9 (21.43%) IP Telephony
4 9 (21.43%) Junos
4 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.43%) VLAN
4 9 (21.43%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) SAN
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) 4G
7 1 (2.38%) DSL
7 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.38%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) IT Support
4 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Wintel Support
4 5 (11.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) IT Technician
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Network Design
1 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) BCP
3 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) ITSM
6 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNA
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (38.10%) MCSE
4 9 (21.43%) CCNP
4 9 (21.43%) MCP
5 8 (19.05%) MCSA
6 5 (11.90%) A+ Certification
7 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) MCITP
8 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) COBIT
2 2 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (38.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Firmware
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) CommVault
5 4 (9.52%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (7.14%) Nimsoft
6 3 (7.14%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.76%) Apple
7 2 (4.76%) Capita
7 2 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (4.76%) Veeam
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) QNAP
8 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.38%) Zerto