Period
to 20 February 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 203 171
Rank change year-on-year -32 -32 -66
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 927 1,236 1,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.75% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 7.27% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1,097 1,220
London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%

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 14,110 17,003 16,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.47% 24.14% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11,708 13,970 14,563
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £29,456
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 February 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 February 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 +10 282 £42,500 -5.56% 37
West London +22 70 £31,000 -26.19% 6
South London +12 50 £47,500 +75.93% 3
East London +25 23 £30,000 +15.38% 8
North London +15 7 £45,000 +42.86% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 927 (100.00%) Windows
2 707 (76.27%) Active Directory
3 689 (74.33%) Windows Server
4 577 (62.24%) Microsoft
5 565 (60.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 464 (50.05%) Office 365
7 440 (47.46%) VMware
8 338 (36.46%) Windows 7
9 323 (34.84%) MS Exchange
10 313 (33.76%) Windows 10
11 292 (31.50%) DNS
12 286 (30.85%) Firewall
13 272 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 266 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 257 (27.72%) DHCP
16 243 (26.21%) ITIL
17 241 (26.00%) PowerShell
18 239 (25.78%) Microsoft Office
19 235 (25.35%) Hyper-V
20 234 (25.24%) Cisco
21 233 (25.13%) Citrix
22 199 (21.47%) Finance
23 194 (20.93%) SCCM
24 186 (20.06%) SQL Server
25 184 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 181 (19.53%) LAN
27 176 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
28 172 (18.55%) TCP/IP
29 166 (17.91%) HP
30 165 (17.80%) WAN

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
1 323 (34.84%) MS Exchange
2 176 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 57 (6.15%) Skype for Business
6 51 (5.50%) IIS
7 43 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.48%) Apache
9 15 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.51%) nginx
11 13 (1.40%) CMS
11 13 (1.40%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.76%) Confluence
16 6 (0.65%) Commerce Server
17 5 (0.54%) IBM Domino
18 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 239 (25.78%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 32 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.32%) Lawson
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.22%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.22%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.22%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.22%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 464 (50.05%) Office 365
2 266 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (5.18%) Mimecast
5 27 (2.91%) IaaS
6 26 (2.80%) SaaS
7 25 (2.70%) G Suite
8 18 (1.94%) PaaS
9 17 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.43%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.22%) Datadog
15 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 292 (31.50%) DNS
2 286 (30.85%) Firewall
3 257 (27.72%) DHCP
4 181 (19.53%) LAN
5 172 (18.55%) TCP/IP
6 165 (17.80%) WAN
7 157 (16.94%) SAN
8 115 (12.41%) VPN
9 99 (10.68%) VLAN
10 83 (8.95%) VoIP
11 69 (7.44%) Internet
12 58 (6.26%) Skype
13 46 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
14 34 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (3.67%) Network Security
15 32 (3.45%) Wireless
16 31 (3.34%) iSCSI
17 30 (3.24%) NAS
18 27 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (2.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (2.37%) MySQL
7 15 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.76%) Power BI
10 6 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.43%) Big Data
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.43%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.05%) WinDbg
2 18 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.86%) JIRA
6 4 (0.43%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.32%) MSI
8 2 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.22%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.11%) FishEye
9 1 (0.11%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.11%) Hudson
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 199 (21.47%) Finance
2 63 (6.80%) Legal
3 56 (6.04%) Banking
4 45 (4.85%) Law
5 35 (3.78%) Retail
6 22 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.83%) Marketing
8 16 (1.73%) Advertising
9 14 (1.51%) Games
10 13 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.19%) Back Office
12 6 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.54%) French Language
13 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.43%) German Language
14 4 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.43%) Polish Language
14 4 (0.43%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 214 (23.09%) Support Engineer
2 198 (21.36%) Analyst
3 146 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 128 (13.81%) IT Support
5 123 (13.27%) Windows Engineer
6 113 (12.19%) Support Analyst
7 88 (9.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 85 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 83 (8.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 75 (8.09%) IT Engineer
11 72 (7.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 72 (7.77%) IT Analyst
12 66 (7.12%) Server Engineer
13 56 (6.04%) IT Support Analyst
14 55 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 55 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 55 (5.93%) Windows Server Engineer
15 54 (5.83%) Administrator
16 52 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
16 52 (5.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.91%) Web Services
2 17 (1.83%) .NET
3 14 (1.51%) LAMP
3 14 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (1.29%) Software Packaging
5 9 (0.97%) HTML
6 7 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (0.76%) SAML
6 7 (0.76%) WSH
7 5 (0.54%) EDI
8 4 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.43%) OAuth
8 4 (0.43%) OAuth2
8 4 (0.43%) OpenID
8 4 (0.43%) XMPP
9 3 (0.32%) LDAP
9 3 (0.32%) SPNEGO
10 2 (0.22%) COM
10 2 (0.22%) Flash
10 2 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 69 (7.44%) Clustering
3 66 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
5 51 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (5.07%) PKI
7 43 (4.64%) iPhone
8 40 (4.31%) Management Information System
9 34 (3.67%) Replication
10 27 (2.91%) User Experience
11 26 (2.80%) iPad
12 20 (2.16%) Fat Client
12 20 (2.16%) Thin Client
13 18 (1.94%) Blackberry
14 17 (1.83%) Smartphone
15 15 (1.62%) Hedge funds
16 14 (1.51%) Marketing Technology
17 10 (1.08%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 8 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 927 (100.00%) Windows
2 689 (74.33%) Windows Server
3 565 (60.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 338 (36.46%) Windows 7
5 313 (33.76%) Windows 10
6 144 (15.53%) Linux
7 104 (11.22%) Windows 8
7 104 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (6.36%) Mac OS X
9 45 (4.85%) Android
10 42 (4.53%) CentOS
11 41 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (3.45%) Apple iOS
13 29 (3.13%) Unix
13 29 (3.13%) Windows XP
14 18 (1.94%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.73%) AIX
15 16 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.97%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (26.21%) ITIL
2 184 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 100 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (8.95%) Migration
6 61 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 58 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (5.93%) CRM
8 55 (5.93%) DevOps
9 52 (5.61%) Patch Management
9 52 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 51 (5.50%) Asset Management
11 50 (5.39%) Service Delivery
12 48 (5.18%) Computer Science
13 44 (4.75%) Problem Management
14 43 (4.64%) Scrum
14 43 (4.64%) Service Management
15 39 (4.21%) Mentoring
16 35 (3.78%) ITIL V3
17 32 (3.45%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 241 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 162 (17.48%) SQL
3 55 (5.93%) VB
4 43 (4.64%) VBScript
5 35 (3.78%) Python
6 29 (3.13%) Perl
7 22 (2.37%) Bash Shell
7 22 (2.37%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.73%) PHP
9 15 (1.62%) C
9 15 (1.62%) C#
9 15 (1.62%) Ruby
10 14 (1.51%) Bourne shell
10 14 (1.51%) Korn
11 9 (0.97%) Java
12 5 (0.54%) VBA
13 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.22%) AWK
14 2 (0.22%) R
14 2 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 150 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (10.90%) Degree
3 90 (9.71%) MCSE
4 55 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (4.75%) CCNA
7 42 (4.53%) MCP
8 29 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (2.59%) MCSA
11 20 (2.16%) CCNP
12 18 (1.94%) MCITP
13 14 (1.51%) CISSP
14 12 (1.29%) MCDST
15 10 (1.08%) Security Cleared
16 9 (0.97%) A+ Certification
17 8 (0.86%) CISM
17 8 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
18 6 (0.65%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.07%) SLA
2 14 (1.51%) GDPR
3 12 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.76%) COBIT
4 7 (0.76%) QA
5 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 707 (76.27%) Active Directory
2 272 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (25.35%) Hyper-V
4 100 (10.79%) VMware ESXi
5 97 (10.46%) XenApp
6 95 (10.25%) vSphere
7 67 (7.23%) XenDesktop
8 30 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (2.59%) BitLocker
10 20 (2.16%) Terminal Services
11 18 (1.94%) XenServer
12 15 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.51%) DFS Replication
13 14 (1.51%) NFS
14 11 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (1.08%) Firmware
16 7 (0.76%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
18 5 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 194 (20.93%) SCCM
2 98 (10.57%) Backup Exec
3 91 (9.82%) SCOM
4 58 (6.26%) WSUS
5 37 (3.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 37 (3.99%) SCOrch
6 30 (3.24%) vCenter Server
6 30 (3.24%) vRealize
7 22 (2.37%) Ansible
8 20 (2.16%) Puppet
8 20 (2.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 19 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (2.05%) Perfmon
10 18 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (1.94%) SCVMM
11 17 (1.83%) Kubernetes
12 16 (1.73%) Terraform
13 15 (1.62%) AirWatch
14 14 (1.51%) Jamf Pro
15 13 (1.40%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 577 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 440 (47.46%) VMware
3 234 (25.24%) Cisco
4 233 (25.13%) Citrix
5 166 (17.91%) HP
6 89 (9.60%) NetApp
7 87 (9.39%) Dell
8 68 (7.34%) Veritas
9 64 (6.90%) EMC
10 61 (6.58%) Red Hat
11 58 (6.26%) Veeam
12 40 (4.31%) IBM
12 40 (4.31%) Symantec
13 39 (4.21%) Oracle
14 37 (3.99%) Apple
14 37 (3.99%) CheckPoint
15 34 (3.67%) Ivanti
16 31 (3.34%) Google
17 27 (2.91%) Kaseya
17 27 (2.91%) ServiceNow