Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 210 166
Rank change year-on-year -25 -44 -75
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1,054 1,340 1,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.57% 1.77% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.91% 7.11% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1,178 1,397
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,375 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% - -2.67%

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 15,260 18,858 19,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.70% 24.90% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12,695 14,565 16,678
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,175
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -14 319 £45,000 - 45
West London +14 93 £40,000 -3.61% 9
South London -14 40 £47,500 +28.38% 5
East London +20 35 £42,500 +44.07% 8
North London -8 4 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,054 (100.00%) Windows
2 758 (71.92%) Windows Server
3 732 (69.45%) Active Directory
4 682 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 614 (58.25%) Microsoft
6 542 (51.42%) VMware
7 522 (49.53%) Office 365
8 371 (35.20%) Windows 10
9 368 (34.91%) Windows 7
10 346 (32.83%) MS Exchange
11 340 (32.26%) DNS
12 312 (29.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 303 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 300 (28.46%) DHCP
15 283 (26.85%) Citrix
16 282 (26.76%) Firewall
17 264 (25.05%) Microsoft Office
17 264 (25.05%) ITIL
18 254 (24.10%) PowerShell
19 229 (21.73%) SQL Server
20 228 (21.63%) SCCM
21 212 (20.11%) Finance
22 208 (19.73%) Hyper-V
23 194 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2010
24 192 (18.22%) SQL
25 189 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 185 (17.55%) Cisco
27 180 (17.08%) TCP/IP
28 171 (16.22%) SAN
29 166 (15.75%) Amazon AWS

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
1 346 (32.83%) MS Exchange
2 194 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 157 (14.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 92 (8.73%) SharePoint
5 77 (7.31%) Skype for Business
6 61 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (3.42%) IIS
8 23 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (1.71%) Apache
10 15 (1.42%) CMS
11 13 (1.23%) nginx
12 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.76%) Confluence
14 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.57%) Commerce Server
15 6 (0.57%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.47%) IBM Domino
16 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 264 (25.05%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.095%) Maya
9 1 (0.095%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.95%) Orchard Housing
3 9 (0.85%) Infor SunSystems
3 9 (0.85%) ReMetrica
4 7 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.57%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.19%) Lawson
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.095%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.095%) Documaker
8 1 (0.095%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.095%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.095%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.095%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 522 (49.53%) Office 365
2 312 (29.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (4.84%) Mimecast
5 35 (3.32%) G Suite
6 25 (2.37%) SaaS
7 23 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (1.99%) IaaS
9 18 (1.71%) PaaS
10 14 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (1.14%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.47%) Datadog
14 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 340 (32.26%) DNS
2 300 (28.46%) DHCP
3 282 (26.76%) Firewall
4 180 (17.08%) TCP/IP
5 171 (16.22%) SAN
6 165 (15.65%) LAN
7 152 (14.42%) WAN
8 133 (12.62%) VPN
9 81 (7.69%) VLAN
10 75 (7.12%) Skype
11 69 (6.55%) VoIP
12 42 (3.98%) Remote Desktop
12 42 (3.98%) Wireless
13 41 (3.89%) Internet
13 41 (3.89%) NAS
14 40 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
15 39 (3.70%) Network Security
16 31 (2.94%) Unified Communications
17 28 (2.66%) WLAN
18 24 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 32 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (2.75%) MySQL
7 23 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (1.14%) Big Data
12 12 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (1.04%) Roambi
14 10 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.85%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.76%) Snowflake Schema
16 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 23 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 23 (2.18%) WinDbg
3 10 (0.95%) JIRA
3 10 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 9 (0.85%) Hudson
5 8 (0.76%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.47%) MSI
6 5 (0.47%) Travis CI
7 4 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.19%) Subversion
8 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.095%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.095%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.095%) Visual Studio
General
1 212 (20.11%) Finance
2 58 (5.50%) Legal
3 57 (5.41%) Law
4 55 (5.22%) Banking
5 43 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.04%) Retail
7 27 (2.56%) Advertising
8 23 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.33%) Back Office
9 14 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.33%) Games
10 13 (1.23%) Marketing
11 7 (0.66%) Billing
12 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.47%) French Language
14 4 (0.38%) German Language
14 4 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.38%) Polish Language
14 4 (0.38%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.38%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (21.35%) Support Engineer
2 196 (18.60%) Analyst
3 140 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 119 (11.29%) IT Support
5 113 (10.72%) Windows Engineer
6 87 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 86 (8.16%) Desktop Support
8 81 (7.69%) IT Engineer
9 74 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
10 70 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
11 69 (6.55%) Administrator
12 65 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
13 58 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
14 55 (5.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 54 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 53 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
17 52 (4.93%) IT Analyst
18 51 (4.84%) Server Engineer
19 48 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 45 (4.27%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.70%) Web Services
2 18 (1.71%) .NET
3 12 (1.14%) LAMP
4 11 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (1.04%) XML
5 10 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (0.85%) HTML
7 8 (0.76%) React
8 6 (0.57%) LDAP
8 6 (0.57%) SAML
9 5 (0.47%) CSS
9 5 (0.47%) EDI
9 5 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.38%) WinForms
10 4 (0.38%) XMPP
10 4 (0.38%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.28%) Middleware
12 2 (0.19%) COM
12 2 (0.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 89 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.93%) PKI
4 45 (4.27%) Clustering
4 45 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
5 44 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 37 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 32 (3.04%) User Experience
9 30 (2.85%) iPhone
9 30 (2.85%) Replication
10 26 (2.47%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 19 (1.80%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
13 15 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.33%) iPad
15 13 (1.23%) Public Cloud
16 11 (1.04%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,054 (100.00%) Windows
2 758 (71.92%) Windows Server
3 682 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 371 (35.20%) Windows 10
5 368 (34.91%) Windows 7
6 153 (14.52%) Linux
7 132 (12.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 78 (7.40%) Mac OS X
9 77 (7.31%) Windows 8
10 50 (4.74%) Android
11 44 (4.17%) CentOS
12 36 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (3.23%) Apple iOS
14 31 (2.94%) Windows XP
15 28 (2.66%) Unix
16 19 (1.80%) Ubuntu
17 15 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (1.14%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.76%) AIX
20 7 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (25.05%) ITIL
2 189 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 131 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
4 103 (9.77%) Migration
5 83 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 71 (6.74%) DevOps
8 67 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 65 (6.17%) Project Management
10 62 (5.88%) Patch Management
11 60 (5.69%) Service Delivery
12 53 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 48 (4.55%) Service Management
14 45 (4.27%) Mentoring
15 44 (4.17%) CRM
16 42 (3.98%) Configuration Management
17 41 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
18 40 (3.80%) Change Management
19 39 (3.70%) Asset Management
19 39 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (24.10%) PowerShell
2 192 (18.22%) SQL
3 44 (4.17%) VBScript
4 37 (3.51%) Python
5 31 (2.94%) VB
6 30 (2.85%) Perl
7 27 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 21 (1.99%) Ruby
8 21 (1.99%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.80%) PHP
10 18 (1.71%) Korn
11 17 (1.61%) Bourne shell
12 14 (1.33%) C
13 12 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.04%) Java
15 8 (0.76%) C#
15 8 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.38%) C++
17 3 (0.28%) VBA
18 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 140 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (8.82%) Degree
2 93 (8.82%) MCSE
3 47 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (3.61%) MCSA
6 37 (3.51%) CCNA
7 32 (3.04%) MCP
8 30 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (1.90%) MCITP
10 19 (1.80%) CCNP
11 17 (1.61%) Security Cleared
12 15 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (0.95%) VCP5
15 9 (0.85%) CCA
15 9 (0.85%) SC Cleared
16 8 (0.76%) CISSP
17 7 (0.66%) A+ Certification
18 6 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.70%) SLA
2 10 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.76%) GDPR
5 7 (0.66%) COBIT
6 5 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.47%) PMO
7 3 (0.28%) HL7
7 3 (0.28%) QA
8 2 (0.19%) DICOM
8 2 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 732 (69.45%) Active Directory
2 303 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (19.73%) Hyper-V
4 132 (12.52%) XenApp
5 110 (10.44%) VMware ESXi
6 102 (9.68%) vSphere
7 87 (8.25%) XenDesktop
8 37 (3.51%) BitLocker
9 23 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (2.09%) DFS Replication
10 22 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (1.52%) Docker
12 16 (1.52%) Terminal Services
13 14 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (1.33%) XenServer
14 11 (1.04%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.95%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 228 (21.63%) SCCM
2 85 (8.06%) SCOM
3 76 (7.21%) WSUS
4 59 (5.60%) Backup Exec
5 42 (3.98%) vRealize
6 40 (3.80%) Puppet
7 36 (3.42%) Ansible
8 34 (3.23%) SCOrch
9 27 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 24 (2.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 23 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 23 (2.18%) Perfmon
12 22 (2.09%) AirWatch
12 22 (2.09%) Terraform
13 20 (1.90%) vCenter Server
14 15 (1.42%) Kubernetes
15 14 (1.33%) ZABBIX
16 13 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
17 12 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 614 (58.25%) Microsoft
2 542 (51.42%) VMware
3 283 (26.85%) Citrix
4 185 (17.55%) Cisco
5 125 (11.86%) HP
6 83 (7.87%) Veeam
7 66 (6.26%) NetApp
8 59 (5.60%) Ivanti
9 56 (5.31%) Apple
10 55 (5.22%) Google
11 54 (5.12%) EMC
12 51 (4.84%) Dell
13 50 (4.74%) Red Hat
14 47 (4.46%) SolarWinds
15 45 (4.27%) Oracle
16 42 (3.98%) Symantec
17 38 (3.61%) CheckPoint
18 37 (3.51%) IBM
19 36 (3.42%) Avaya
20 35 (3.32%) Bloomberg