Period
to 25 June 2018

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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 174 135
Rank change year-on-year -31 -39 -57
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1,247 1,467 2,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.78% 2.08% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 8.28% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,300 1,811
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £68,750 £62,500
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 16,225 17,727 21,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.12% 25.18% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13,339 14,689 18,512
London median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 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
Central London -40 296 £44,000 -7.37% 33
West London +11 84 £42,500 +13.33% 10
South London -15 55 £47,500 +82.69% 2
East London -3 49 £39,750 -9.66% 9
North London -11 5 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1,247 (100.00%) Windows
2 950 (76.18%) Windows Server
3 885 (70.97%) Active Directory
4 784 (62.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 714 (57.26%) VMware
6 683 (54.77%) Microsoft
7 471 (37.77%) MS Exchange
8 437 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 430 (34.48%) Office 365
10 408 (32.72%) DNS
11 370 (29.67%) Windows 7
12 354 (28.39%) DHCP
13 351 (28.15%) Firewall
14 339 (27.19%) Windows 10
15 329 (26.38%) Citrix
16 299 (23.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 298 (23.90%) ITIL
18 294 (23.58%) Cisco
19 289 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2010
20 287 (23.02%) Microsoft Office
21 280 (22.45%) PowerShell
22 270 (21.65%) LAN
23 262 (21.01%) Finance
24 249 (19.97%) Hyper-V
25 242 (19.41%) SQL
26 241 (19.33%) SQL Server
27 237 (19.01%) WAN
28 232 (18.60%) SAN
29 229 (18.36%) TCP/IP
30 214 (17.16%) HP

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
1 471 (37.77%) MS Exchange
2 289 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (17.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 105 (8.42%) SharePoint
5 84 (6.74%) Skype for Business
6 66 (5.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 66 (5.29%) IIS
7 60 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (2.25%) Apache
9 24 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.20%) JBoss
12 14 (1.12%) Site Server
13 11 (0.88%) Confluence
13 11 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.80%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.56%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 287 (23.02%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.080%) Maya
5 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.080%) NUKE
5 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.080%) Revit
5 1 (0.080%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 14 (1.12%) Elite 3E
2 11 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.40%) Documaker
4 5 (0.40%) Eikon
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.32%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.080%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.080%) Concordance
8 1 (0.080%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.080%) Relativity
8 1 (0.080%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 430 (34.48%) Office 365
2 299 (23.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (4.81%) Mimecast
5 36 (2.89%) IaaS
6 26 (2.09%) PaaS
7 21 (1.68%) G Suite
8 20 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (1.60%) SaaS
9 19 (1.52%) OneDrive
10 15 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.96%) GitHub
12 9 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.72%) Datadog
12 9 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 408 (32.72%) DNS
2 354 (28.39%) DHCP
3 351 (28.15%) Firewall
4 270 (21.65%) LAN
5 237 (19.01%) WAN
6 232 (18.60%) SAN
7 229 (18.36%) TCP/IP
8 176 (14.11%) VPN
9 116 (9.30%) VLAN
10 81 (6.50%) Skype
11 69 (5.53%) NAS
12 49 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
13 48 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
14 46 (3.69%) Network Security
14 46 (3.69%) WLAN
15 41 (3.29%) NetScaler
16 36 (2.89%) iSCSI
16 36 (2.89%) VoIP
17 29 (2.33%) Internet
17 29 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 30 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 29 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (2.00%) Roambi
9 19 (1.52%) MySQL
10 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
11 12 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (0.96%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.72%) IDOL
13 8 (0.64%) Big Data
13 8 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (1.28%) TeamCity
4 15 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (0.96%) JIRA
7 9 (0.72%) Travis CI
8 8 (0.64%) MSI
8 8 (0.64%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.40%) Gerrit
10 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.40%) Hudson
10 5 (0.40%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.40%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.16%) LINQPad
13 2 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 262 (21.01%) Finance
2 88 (7.06%) Law
3 78 (6.26%) Legal
4 53 (4.25%) Banking
5 44 (3.53%) Advertising
6 29 (2.33%) Retail
7 24 (1.92%) Marketing
8 22 (1.76%) Billing
9 17 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.96%) Military
13 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.48%) German Language
14 6 (0.48%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Back Office
17 2 (0.16%) Games
18 1 (0.080%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 253 (20.29%) Support Engineer
2 216 (17.32%) Analyst
3 182 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 125 (10.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 113 (9.06%) IT Support
6 110 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 101 (8.10%) Windows Engineer
8 87 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
9 85 (6.82%) IT Engineer
10 84 (6.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 80 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 79 (6.34%) Desktop Support
13 77 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 67 (5.37%) Administrator
15 62 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
16 57 (4.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 56 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
17 56 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
18 54 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
19 51 (4.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.21%) Web Services
2 23 (1.84%) HTML
3 16 (1.28%) .NET
4 14 (1.12%) WSH
4 14 (1.12%) XML
5 13 (1.04%) X-Windows
6 11 (0.88%) CSS
6 11 (0.88%) LDAP
7 10 (0.80%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.48%) Middleware
10 5 (0.40%) React
10 5 (0.40%) RESTful
10 5 (0.40%) SOAP
10 5 (0.40%) YAML
11 4 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.16%) LINQ
13 2 (0.16%) SAML
14 1 (0.080%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 87 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 56 (4.49%) Clustering
5 47 (3.77%) Hedge funds
6 45 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 43 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
8 42 (3.37%) Replication
9 40 (3.21%) iPhone
10 31 (2.49%) HP StoreVirtual
11 28 (2.25%) Fat Client
11 28 (2.25%) Thin Client
12 24 (1.92%) Computer Science
13 23 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.60%) iPad
15 19 (1.52%) Driving Licence
16 16 (1.28%) Public Cloud
17 14 (1.12%) Smartphone
18 12 (0.96%) EPoS
18 12 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,247 (100.00%) Windows
2 950 (76.18%) Windows Server
3 784 (62.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 370 (29.67%) Windows 7
5 339 (27.19%) Windows 10
6 173 (13.87%) Linux
7 140 (11.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 94 (7.54%) Windows 8
9 66 (5.29%) Mac OS X
10 65 (5.21%) Android
11 47 (3.77%) Unix
12 44 (3.53%) Windows XP
13 42 (3.37%) CentOS
14 40 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (2.17%) Mac OS
16 25 (2.00%) Solaris
17 24 (1.92%) Apple iOS
18 15 (1.20%) Ubuntu
19 13 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
20 12 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (23.90%) ITIL
2 146 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
3 103 (8.26%) Migration
4 87 (6.98%) DevOps
4 87 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 57 (4.57%) Configuration Management
6 55 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 54 (4.33%) Change Management
8 50 (4.01%) Mentoring
9 48 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 45 (3.61%) High Availability
11 44 (3.53%) Project Management
12 43 (3.45%) Patch Management
12 43 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
13 42 (3.37%) Business Continuity
14 41 (3.29%) Server Virtualisation
15 39 (3.13%) Presales
16 38 (3.05%) Information Security
17 37 (2.97%) Load Balancing
18 36 (2.89%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 280 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 242 (19.41%) SQL
3 35 (2.81%) VB
4 30 (2.41%) PL/SQL
5 28 (2.25%) Python
6 26 (2.09%) VBScript
7 25 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 21 (1.68%) C#
9 18 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.28%) Perl
11 15 (1.20%) Java
12 13 (1.04%) C
12 13 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.88%) VBA
14 8 (0.64%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.64%) Ruby
15 6 (0.48%) PHP
16 5 (0.40%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.40%) Korn
17 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 135 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (9.06%) Degree
3 96 (7.70%) MCSE
4 88 (7.06%) MCSA
5 58 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (4.25%) CCNA
7 50 (4.01%) MCP
8 47 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (2.65%) Security Cleared
10 24 (1.92%) SC Cleared
11 22 (1.76%) MCITP
12 21 (1.68%) CCNP
13 19 (1.52%) A+ Certification
14 16 (1.28%) CISSP
15 14 (1.12%) CISM
15 14 (1.12%) DBS Check
16 12 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
17 11 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
18 9 (0.72%) CISA
18 9 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.77%) SLA
2 21 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.96%) GDPR
4 10 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.64%) COBIT
6 7 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.40%) DICOM
7 5 (0.40%) HL7
8 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.24%) QA
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.16%) PMO
11 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 885 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 437 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 249 (19.97%) Hyper-V
4 164 (13.15%) VMware ESXi
5 119 (9.54%) vSphere
5 119 (9.54%) XenApp
6 80 (6.42%) XenDesktop
7 37 (2.97%) DFS Replication
7 37 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (2.89%) XenServer
9 26 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (1.52%) Docker
11 18 (1.44%) MetaFrame
11 18 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (1.12%) BitLocker
12 14 (1.12%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.88%) Firmware
14 10 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.72%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 151 (12.11%) SCCM
2 74 (5.93%) Backup Exec
3 49 (3.93%) Puppet
4 43 (3.45%) AirWatch
5 42 (3.37%) SCOM
6 36 (2.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 36 (2.89%) vCenter Server
7 33 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 33 (2.65%) WSUS
8 32 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (2.09%) Ansible
10 25 (2.00%) SCOrch
11 17 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
12 15 (1.20%) vRealize
13 14 (1.12%) Terraform
14 13 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
14 13 (1.04%) Simpana
15 10 (0.80%) DameWare
15 10 (0.80%) FortiGate
15 10 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 714 (57.26%) VMware
2 683 (54.77%) Microsoft
3 329 (26.38%) Citrix
4 294 (23.58%) Cisco
5 214 (17.16%) HP
6 140 (11.23%) NetApp
7 84 (6.74%) Apple
8 75 (6.01%) Veeam
9 73 (5.85%) Dell
10 55 (4.41%) Oracle
11 53 (4.25%) EMC
12 49 (3.93%) Bloomberg
12 49 (3.93%) Symantec
13 48 (3.85%) Google
13 48 (3.85%) Red Hat
14 47 (3.77%) Avaya
15 44 (3.53%) Ivanti
15 44 (3.53%) SolarWinds
16 41 (3.29%) Reuters
17 34 (2.73%) CheckPoint