Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 382 251
Rank change year-on-year -38 -131 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 138 332 831
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.71% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 3.56% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 111 287 751
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,900 £26,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,875 £56,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £62,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 5,425 9,313 13,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.62% 19.87% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,413 7,631 11,412
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £40,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in London over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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 +43 50 £50,000 +17.65% 10
East London +25 12 £47,500 -10.42% 2
North London +28 3 £32,000 -23.81%
West London +41 1 - - 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (81.16%) Windows Server
3 104 (75.36%) Active Directory
4 93 (67.39%) Microsoft
5 91 (65.94%) Microsoft 365
6 88 (63.77%) VMware
7 86 (62.32%) Azure
8 69 (50.00%) Windows 10
9 61 (44.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (42.03%) MS Exchange
11 54 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (37.68%) Windows 7
13 51 (36.96%) Windows Server 2016
14 48 (34.78%) Firewall
15 40 (28.99%) Microsoft Office
16 34 (24.64%) Citrix
16 34 (24.64%) PowerShell
17 33 (23.91%) SharePoint
17 33 (23.91%) Hyper-V
18 32 (23.19%) ITIL
18 32 (23.19%) Cisco
18 32 (23.19%) DNS
19 30 (21.74%) TCP/IP
19 30 (21.74%) DHCP
19 30 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (21.74%) Finance
20 29 (21.01%) VMware ESXi
21 27 (19.57%) Azure Active Directory
22 25 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 25 (18.12%) VoIP

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 58 (42.03%) MS Exchange
2 33 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.90%) IIS
6 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (28.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 91 (65.94%) Microsoft 365
2 86 (62.32%) Azure
3 27 (19.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (13.77%) AWS
5 12 (8.70%) IaaS
6 9 (6.52%) OneDrive
7 8 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (3.62%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.90%) SaaS
10 3 (2.17%) GoToWebinar
10 3 (2.17%) PaaS
11 2 (1.45%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.78%) Firewall
2 32 (23.19%) DNS
3 30 (21.74%) DHCP
3 30 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 25 (18.12%) VoIP
5 24 (17.39%) LAN
6 22 (15.94%) VPN
7 20 (14.49%) WAN
8 12 (8.70%) SAN
9 11 (7.97%) VLAN
10 9 (6.52%) VSAN
11 8 (5.80%) iSCSI
12 7 (5.07%) Network Security
13 6 (4.35%) Internet
14 5 (3.62%) NetScaler
14 5 (3.62%) SD-WAN
15 4 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (2.90%) NAS
16 3 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) Big Data
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 30 (21.74%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Banking
2 11 (7.97%) Law
3 8 (5.80%) Legal
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 5 (3.62%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.45%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.72%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (17.39%) Analyst
2 22 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.94%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (10.14%) IT Support
3 14 (10.14%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (9.42%) IT Engineer
5 12 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (7.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (6.52%) Backup Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) .NET
1 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (4.35%) CSS
1 6 (4.35%) HTML
1 6 (4.35%) XML
2 4 (2.90%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) WSH
4 1 (0.72%) COM
4 1 (0.72%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.52%) EMC VNXe
3 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (6.52%) FlexPod
3 9 (6.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.35%) Smart City
6 5 (3.62%) Replication
7 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.72%) iPhone
10 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (81.16%) Windows Server
3 69 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 61 (44.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (37.68%) Windows 7
6 51 (36.96%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2019
8 18 (13.04%) Linux
9 12 (8.70%) Android
10 9 (6.52%) Apple iOS
10 9 (6.52%) Mac OS X
10 9 (6.52%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.90%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.17%) Unix
12 3 (2.17%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.72%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.19%) ITIL
2 25 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (10.87%) Migration
5 12 (8.70%) Project Management
6 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.97%) Problem Management
7 10 (7.25%) Change Control
8 9 (6.52%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (6.52%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (6.52%) Storage Management
9 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.35%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.35%) Decision-Making
11 6 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.64%) PowerShell
2 20 (14.49%) SQL
3 8 (5.80%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.35%) C#
4 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.62%) VBScript
6 2 (1.45%) C
7 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (14.49%) CCNA
4 15 (10.87%) MCSE
5 14 (10.14%) MCITP
6 10 (7.25%) CCNP
6 10 (7.25%) MCSA
7 7 (5.07%) Degree
8 6 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.90%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.17%) CISM
11 3 (2.17%) CISSP
11 3 (2.17%) MOS
12 2 (1.45%) CCA
12 2 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.45%) MCP
12 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.90%) QA
4 3 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 104 (75.36%) Active Directory
2 54 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 29 (21.01%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (10.87%) vSphere
6 11 (7.97%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (5.80%) XenApp
9 3 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.45%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (10.14%) SCCM
3 12 (8.70%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (7.25%) vCenter Server
5 8 (5.80%) AirWatch
5 8 (5.80%) Backup Exec
6 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (4.35%) SCOM
7 4 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.90%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.90%) vMotion
8 3 (2.17%) MaaS360
8 3 (2.17%) PaperCut
9 2 (1.45%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.45%) Nagios
10 1 (0.72%) Ansible
10 1 (0.72%) Nessus
10 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 88 (63.77%) VMware
3 34 (24.64%) Citrix
4 32 (23.19%) Cisco
5 17 (12.32%) Dell
6 16 (11.59%) HP
7 15 (10.87%) Apple
8 14 (10.14%) EMC
9 13 (9.42%) Avaya
10 12 (8.70%) NetApp
11 10 (7.25%) Veeam
12 9 (6.52%) Isilon
13 8 (5.80%) Okta
14 6 (4.35%) DataCore
14 6 (4.35%) SonicWALL
15 5 (3.62%) Mitel
15 5 (3.62%) Oracle
15 5 (3.62%) Sophos
16 4 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
16 4 (2.90%) Red Hat