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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 124 73
Rank change year-on-year -27 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 756 1070 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.23% 2.52% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.17% 9.57% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 658 942 1431
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8240 11175 12068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.32% 26.28% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6992 9572 10325
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 136 £46,250 +2.77% 14
Croydon +2 12 £23,000 -38.66%
Docklands, London -5 9 £44,000 -
Dagenham - 7 £41,500 -
West End of London +12 6 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Kingston Upon Thames 0 6 £60,000 +17.07% 4
Canary Wharf -20 5 £36,000 +24.13%
Twickenham +5 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Wimbledon +17 3 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Hammersmith -11 3 £29,500 -
Barnet - 2 £31,582 -
Brentford - 2 £45,750 -
Chessington - 2 £24,000 -
Harrow +8 1 £23,500 -
Romford +1 1 £29,500 +18.00%
Wembley -3 1 £25,000 -24.81%
Westminster -11 1 £27,500 -30.37%
Hackney - 1 £30,000 -
Hayes - 1 £42,000 -
Barking - 1 £23,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1457 (100.00%) Windows
2 1071 (73.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1045 (71.72%) Windows Server
4 978 (67.12%) Active Directory
5 778 (53.40%) VMware
6 767 (52.64%) Microsoft
7 494 (33.91%) MS Exchange
8 428 (29.38%) DNS
9 423 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 412 (28.28%) Windows 7
11 389 (26.70%) SQL Server
12 369 (25.33%) Citrix
13 365 (25.05%) Firewall
14 354 (24.30%) Office 365
15 333 (22.86%) MS Excel
16 328 (22.51%) ITIL
17 327 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 327 (22.44%) PowerShell
18 318 (21.83%) Hyper-V
19 316 (21.69%) DHCP
20 314 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
21 313 (21.48%) Cisco
22 298 (20.45%) SQL
23 292 (20.04%) Finance
24 281 (19.29%) Linux
25 270 (18.53%) TCP/IP
26 250 (17.16%) SCCM
27 245 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
28 230 (15.79%) MS Office
29 224 (15.37%) XenApp

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
1 494 (33.91%) MS Exchange
2 327 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 214 (14.69%) IIS
4 200 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 184 (12.63%) SharePoint
6 112 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 97 (6.66%) Skype for Business
8 86 (5.90%) Apache
9 63 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 55 (3.77%) Tomcat
11 50 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 37 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.89%) Confluence
15 12 (0.82%) CMS
16 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.48%) ArcGIS
18 6 (0.41%) OpenStack
18 6 (0.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
19 5 (0.34%) EPiServer
Applications
1 333 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 230 (15.79%) MS Office
3 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.069%) InDesign
7 1 (0.069%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 354 (24.30%) Office 365
2 180 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 25 (1.72%) Mimecast
5 22 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.37%) SaaS
7 16 (1.10%) G Suite
8 14 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (0.62%) IaaS
10 8 (0.55%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.55%) PaaS
11 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.27%) Yammer
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.21%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 428 (29.38%) DNS
2 365 (25.05%) Firewall
3 316 (21.69%) DHCP
4 270 (18.53%) TCP/IP
5 203 (13.93%) SAN
6 183 (12.56%) LAN
7 148 (10.16%) WAN
8 143 (9.81%) VPN
9 96 (6.59%) Internet
10 89 (6.11%) VoIP
11 72 (4.94%) VLAN
12 70 (4.80%) Skype
13 53 (3.64%) Network Security
14 49 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
15 43 (2.95%) HTTP
16 41 (2.81%) iSCSI
16 41 (2.81%) Wireless
17 38 (2.61%) Intranet
17 38 (2.61%) NetScaler
18 35 (2.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 137 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (7.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (3.29%) MySQL
5 46 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.96%) GIS
13 12 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.82%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (0.62%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (2.26%) MSI
2 25 (1.72%) JIRA
2 25 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 23 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.55%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.41%) Toad
9 5 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.34%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.27%) Subversion
11 3 (0.21%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.14%) NuGet
13 1 (0.069%) WebDriver
General
1 292 (20.04%) Finance
2 95 (6.52%) Law
3 84 (5.77%) Banking
4 56 (3.84%) Legal
5 49 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 44 (3.02%) Retail
7 33 (2.26%) Back Office
8 22 (1.51%) Marketing
9 20 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.17%) Advertising
10 17 (1.17%) Games
11 14 (0.96%) Publishing
12 11 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.14%) International Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.069%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.069%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.069%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (18.67%) Analyst
2 220 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 211 (14.48%) Support Engineer
4 186 (12.77%) Administrator
5 179 (12.29%) Windows Engineer
6 146 (10.02%) Systems Administrator
7 134 (9.20%) Support Analyst
8 129 (8.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 127 (8.72%) 3rd Line Support
10 121 (8.30%) IT Support
11 114 (7.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 101 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
13 97 (6.66%) Systems Engineer
14 84 (5.77%) Server Engineer
15 80 (5.49%) IT Engineer
16 79 (5.42%) VMware Engineer
17 77 (5.28%) Infrastructure Support
18 67 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 61 (4.19%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
20 60 (4.12%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.56%) .NET
2 68 (4.67%) Web Services
3 32 (2.20%) HTML
4 23 (1.58%) CSS
4 23 (1.58%) XML
5 22 (1.51%) ASP.NET
6 14 (0.96%) JSON
7 11 (0.75%) HTML5
8 10 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.69%) LAMP
9 8 (0.55%) 802.1X
10 7 (0.48%) Middleware
10 7 (0.48%) XSLT
11 6 (0.41%) jQuery
12 5 (0.34%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.34%) Ajax
12 5 (0.34%) Dojo
12 5 (0.34%) FFmpeg
12 5 (0.34%) GWT
12 5 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 124 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 102 (7.00%) Clustering
3 87 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 85 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (5.01%) Blackberry
6 58 (3.98%) Computer Science
7 44 (3.02%) iPhone
8 40 (2.75%) Hedge funds
9 39 (2.68%) PKI
10 32 (2.20%) Replication
11 25 (1.72%) Driving Licence
12 24 (1.65%) Fat Client
12 24 (1.65%) Thin Client
13 21 (1.44%) iPad
14 18 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.03%) EMC VNX
15 15 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
16 13 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (0.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
17 11 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1457 (100.00%) Windows
2 1071 (73.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1045 (71.72%) Windows Server
4 412 (28.28%) Windows 7
5 314 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 281 (19.29%) Linux
7 222 (15.24%) Windows 10
8 148 (10.16%) Windows 8
9 91 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 57 (3.91%) Unix
11 54 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 49 (3.36%) CentOS
13 36 (2.47%) Ubuntu
14 34 (2.33%) Android
14 34 (2.33%) Mac OS X
15 21 (1.44%) Solaris
16 18 (1.24%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.89%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.89%) Windows 2000
17 13 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (22.51%) ITIL
2 137 (9.40%) Migration
3 102 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 88 (6.04%) Project Management
5 76 (5.22%) Service Management
6 73 (5.01%) High Availability
7 71 (4.87%) Service Delivery
8 67 (4.60%) DevOps
9 61 (4.19%) Configuration Management
10 60 (4.12%) Incident Management
11 58 (3.98%) Information Security
12 53 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 49 (3.36%) Application Packaging
14 42 (2.88%) Change Control
14 42 (2.88%) PRINCE2
15 41 (2.81%) Change Management
16 39 (2.68%) IT Strategy
16 39 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
17 36 (2.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (22.44%) PowerShell
2 298 (20.45%) SQL
3 63 (4.32%) C#
4 43 (2.95%) VB
5 38 (2.61%) C
6 36 (2.47%) Java
7 35 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 31 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 31 (2.13%) Python
9 29 (1.99%) Shell Script
10 28 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.51%) PHP
12 19 (1.30%) Perl
13 18 (1.24%) VBScript
14 14 (0.96%) VBA
15 12 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.75%) C++
17 8 (0.55%) Ruby
18 5 (0.34%) PHP 5
19 4 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (10.84%) MCSE
3 145 (9.95%) Degree
4 107 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 89 (6.11%) CCNA
7 85 (5.83%) MCSA
8 77 (5.28%) MCP
9 69 (4.74%) MCITP
10 51 (3.50%) Security Cleared
11 35 (2.40%) CCNP
12 34 (2.33%) CISSP
13 33 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.58%) CISM
15 21 (1.44%) DV Cleared
16 20 (1.37%) SC Cleared
17 15 (1.03%) DBS Check
17 15 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (0.82%) MCTS
19 10 (0.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.31%) SLA
2 28 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 28 (1.92%) QA
3 14 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.27%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.14%) PMO
5 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.069%) GCP
System Software
1 978 (67.12%) Active Directory
2 423 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 318 (21.83%) Hyper-V
4 224 (15.37%) XenApp
5 205 (14.07%) vSphere
6 109 (7.48%) XenDesktop
7 70 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
8 68 (4.67%) VMware ESX
9 39 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
11 36 (2.47%) XenServer
12 35 (2.40%) vCloud
13 24 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
14 20 (1.37%) NFS
15 17 (1.17%) Terminal Services
16 16 (1.10%) VMware Server
17 14 (0.96%) ISA Server
18 12 (0.82%) Shibboleth
18 12 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 250 (17.16%) SCCM
2 91 (6.25%) SCOM
3 66 (4.53%) WSUS
4 48 (3.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 36 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 34 (2.33%) Ansible
6 34 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 33 (2.26%) Puppet
8 27 (1.85%) Nagios
9 21 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 14 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.75%) AirWatch
12 11 (0.75%) vMotion
12 11 (0.75%) WMI
13 10 (0.69%) vRealize
14 9 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
14 9 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 778 (53.40%) VMware
2 767 (52.64%) Microsoft
3 369 (25.33%) Citrix
4 313 (21.48%) Cisco
5 188 (12.90%) HP
6 102 (7.00%) NetApp
7 93 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 76 (5.22%) Dell
9 68 (4.67%) Avaya
10 67 (4.60%) EMC
11 58 (3.98%) Oracle
12 54 (3.71%) Veeam
13 47 (3.23%) Symantec
14 44 (3.02%) Apple
15 42 (2.88%) Veritas
16 38 (2.61%) AppSense
17 34 (2.33%) SolarWinds
18 32 (2.20%) CheckPoint
18 32 (2.20%) SonicWALL
19 31 (2.13%) Mitel
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