Period
to 20 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 228 205
Rank change year-on-year -90 -23 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 522 1,107 1,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.64% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.46% 7.27% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 451 1,022 1,173
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,717 15,227 18,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.60% 22.56% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9,586 12,574 14,356
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in London.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2019. 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
Central London -69 162 £45,000 - 38
South London +17 63 £67,500 +42.11% 7
West London -18 47 £38,500 -3.75% 17
East London +1 13 £27,800 -34.59% 5
North London +9 12 £47,500 - 6
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 522 (100.00%) Windows
2 388 (74.33%) Active Directory
3 372 (71.26%) Windows Server
4 310 (59.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 283 (54.21%) Microsoft
6 279 (53.45%) Office 365
7 242 (46.36%) VMware
8 204 (39.08%) Windows 10
9 193 (36.97%) Windows 7
10 167 (31.99%) Azure
11 161 (30.84%) DNS
12 157 (30.08%) PowerShell
13 152 (29.12%) Cisco
14 149 (28.54%) MS Exchange
14 149 (28.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 141 (27.01%) DHCP
16 128 (24.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 120 (22.99%) Firewall
18 112 (21.46%) AWS
19 104 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 100 (19.16%) Hyper-V
21 97 (18.58%) Microsoft Office
22 95 (18.20%) Citrix
23 88 (16.86%) LAN
24 87 (16.67%) SCCM
25 85 (16.28%) SQL Server
26 84 (16.09%) SQL
26 84 (16.09%) ITIL
27 82 (15.71%) TCP/IP
28 79 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 149 (28.54%) MS Exchange
2 79 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 38 (7.28%) Skype for Business
6 36 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (5.36%) IIS
8 18 (3.45%) CMS
9 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.30%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.77%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 97 (18.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) InDesign
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 279 (53.45%) Office 365
2 167 (31.99%) Azure
3 112 (21.46%) AWS
4 21 (4.02%) SaaS
5 17 (3.26%) G Suite
6 13 (2.49%) IaaS
7 11 (2.11%) PaaS
8 7 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.34%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.15%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.77%) GCP
10 4 (0.77%) Serverless
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 161 (30.84%) DNS
2 141 (27.01%) DHCP
3 120 (22.99%) Firewall
4 88 (16.86%) LAN
5 82 (15.71%) TCP/IP
6 76 (14.56%) WAN
7 72 (13.79%) SAN
8 62 (11.88%) VPN
9 41 (7.85%) Skype
10 34 (6.51%) VoIP
11 31 (5.94%) Wireless
12 27 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
14 25 (4.79%) Internet
15 18 (3.45%) VSAN
16 16 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (3.07%) VLAN
17 13 (2.49%) iSCSI
17 13 (2.49%) Network Security
18 10 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.68%) MySQL
4 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.19%) Power BI
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.34%) MSI
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) Sourcetree
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 75 (14.37%) Finance
2 30 (5.75%) Aerospace
3 21 (4.02%) Law
3 21 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.92%) Legal
5 9 (1.72%) Banking
6 6 (1.15%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.57%) Retail
8 2 (0.38%) German Language
8 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 78 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 76 (14.56%) Analyst
4 65 (12.45%) IT Support
5 60 (11.49%) IT Engineer
6 42 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (7.66%) Support Analyst
8 34 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 33 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
10 31 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 30 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 29 (5.56%) IT Analyst
13 28 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (4.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 21 (4.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (4.02%) Server Engineer
16 20 (3.83%) Administrator
17 19 (3.64%) IT Support Analyst
17 19 (3.64%) Office 365 Engineer
18 17 (3.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.75%) .NET
2 17 (3.26%) XML
3 16 (3.07%) .NET Framework
3 16 (3.07%) Web Services
4 15 (2.87%) Apache Flex
5 11 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.72%) HTML
7 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.96%) CSS
8 5 (0.96%) HTML5
8 5 (0.96%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.19%) Ajax
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.19%) COM
9 1 (0.19%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.19%) RESTful
9 1 (0.19%) WCF
9 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 53 (10.15%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.79%) Clustering
4 23 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.45%) iPhone
6 16 (3.07%) Anti-Piracy
7 15 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (2.49%) Replication
9 10 (1.92%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.53%) iPad
11 8 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.53%) User Experience
12 7 (1.34%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.34%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.34%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.96%) Fibre Optics
14 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 522 (100.00%) Windows
2 372 (71.26%) Windows Server
3 310 (59.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 204 (39.08%) Windows 10
5 193 (36.97%) Windows 7
6 75 (14.37%) Linux
7 54 (10.34%) Windows 8
8 53 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (6.13%) Mac OS
10 30 (5.75%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.11%) Android
12 10 (1.92%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.72%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.53%) Unix
15 7 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.96%) SUSE
17 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.57%) CentOS
18 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (24.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (16.09%) ITIL
3 53 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (6.13%) Change Management
4 32 (6.13%) DevOps
4 32 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.75%) Patch Management
6 26 (4.98%) Project Management
7 25 (4.79%) Migration
8 23 (4.41%) Time Management
9 22 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.21%) Fintech
9 22 (4.21%) Hardware Maintenance
9 22 (4.21%) Service Management
10 20 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (3.83%) Mobile Device Management
11 18 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (3.45%) Service Delivery
12 17 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 157 (30.08%) PowerShell
2 84 (16.09%) SQL
3 20 (3.83%) C#
4 19 (3.64%) VBScript
5 13 (2.49%) VB
6 10 (1.92%) Ada
6 10 (1.92%) C++
7 8 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.34%) Groovy
8 7 (1.34%) Java
9 5 (0.96%) PHP
10 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.77%) VBA
11 3 (0.57%) C
11 3 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 104 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (10.92%) CCNA
4 54 (10.34%) MCSE
5 50 (9.58%) Degree
6 47 (9.00%) MCSA
7 37 (7.09%) MCITP
8 28 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (5.17%) MCP
10 22 (4.21%) CCNP
11 14 (2.68%) A+ Certification
12 13 (2.49%) CCA
12 13 (2.49%) CCENT
12 13 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (2.11%) DBS Check
14 10 (1.92%) MCTS
15 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.02%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) GDPR
3 6 (1.15%) COBIT
3 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ITGC
4 2 (0.38%) NIST
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) PMO
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) DICOM
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 388 (74.33%) Active Directory
2 149 (28.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (19.16%) Hyper-V
4 76 (14.56%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (7.28%) vSphere
5 38 (7.28%) XenApp
6 26 (4.98%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (4.60%) XenDesktop
8 12 (2.30%) BitLocker
9 11 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.72%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.53%) Docker
12 7 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.15%) Firmware
14 5 (0.96%) vCloud
15 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.77%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.19%) LXC
17 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 87 (16.67%) SCCM
2 34 (6.51%) WSUS
3 28 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 22 (4.21%) BMC PATROL
5 20 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (3.83%) SCVMM
6 18 (3.45%) SCOM
7 16 (3.07%) Ansible
7 16 (3.07%) Jamf Pro
8 14 (2.68%) Puppet
9 13 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.92%) Perfmon
11 9 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.96%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (0.77%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 283 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 242 (46.36%) VMware
3 152 (29.12%) Cisco
4 95 (18.20%) Citrix
5 66 (12.64%) HP
6 50 (9.58%) Dell
7 44 (8.43%) Veeam
8 36 (6.90%) Meraki
9 29 (5.56%) Apple
10 27 (5.17%) NetApp
11 23 (4.41%) Sophos
12 22 (4.21%) Google
12 22 (4.21%) Symantec
13 21 (4.02%) Veritas
14 19 (3.64%) EMC
15 17 (3.26%) CheckPoint
15 17 (3.26%) Red Hat
16 15 (2.87%) Altiris
17 13 (2.49%) Juniper
18 12 (2.30%) Avaya