Period
to 20 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 360 240 217
Rank change year-on-year -120 -23 -42
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 412 922 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 1.48% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 6.57% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 361 846 1,044
London median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,725 £26,906 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £69,625
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 10,791 14,032 16,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.15% 22.57% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8,747 11,597 13,627
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +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 20 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 -104 109 £38,750 -13.89% 26
South London -5 40 £67,500 +28.57% 5
West London -24 31 £42,500 +34.92% 14
East London -7 13 £26,500 -36.14% 6
North London +2 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 412 (100.00%) Windows
2 307 (74.51%) Windows Server
3 297 (72.09%) Active Directory
4 261 (63.35%) Microsoft
5 220 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 202 (49.03%) Office 365
7 200 (48.54%) VMware
8 155 (37.62%) Windows 10
9 154 (37.38%) PowerShell
10 153 (37.14%) Windows 7
11 134 (32.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 133 (32.28%) DNS
13 132 (32.04%) Azure
14 110 (26.70%) DHCP
15 108 (26.21%) SQL Server
16 107 (25.97%) Firewall
17 105 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 97 (23.54%) Cisco
19 93 (22.57%) MS Exchange
20 89 (21.60%) Citrix
20 89 (21.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 86 (20.87%) Linux
22 83 (20.15%) ITIL
23 81 (19.66%) TCP/IP
24 80 (19.42%) AWS
25 79 (19.17%) SQL
26 73 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
27 70 (16.99%) Finance
28 64 (15.53%) VMware ESXi
29 61 (14.81%) SAN

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 93 (22.57%) MS Exchange
2 48 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (10.68%) IIS
5 31 (7.52%) SharePoint
6 25 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (5.58%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.94%) Drupal
10 6 (1.46%) CMS
11 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.97%) Apache
12 4 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.49%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
15 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) InDesign
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.91%) Salerio
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.24%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 202 (49.03%) Office 365
2 132 (32.04%) Azure
3 80 (19.42%) AWS
4 21 (5.10%) SaaS
5 18 (4.37%) IaaS
6 14 (3.40%) Mimecast
7 13 (3.16%) PaaS
8 12 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.70%) GCP
10 7 (1.70%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.97%) G Suite
11 4 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.24%) GitHub
12 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 133 (32.28%) DNS
2 110 (26.70%) DHCP
3 107 (25.97%) Firewall
4 81 (19.66%) TCP/IP
5 61 (14.81%) SAN
6 56 (13.59%) LAN
7 50 (12.14%) VPN
7 50 (12.14%) WAN
8 27 (6.55%) Skype
8 27 (6.55%) VLAN
9 26 (6.31%) Internet
10 24 (5.83%) Wireless
11 18 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (3.16%) NetScaler
14 12 (2.91%) VoIP
15 11 (2.67%) NAS
15 11 (2.67%) VSAN
16 10 (2.43%) SSL
16 10 (2.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (5.83%) MySQL
5 16 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.24%) Power BI
12 1 (0.24%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.64%) JIRA
2 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.97%) MSI
4 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.49%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Sourcetree
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (16.99%) Finance
2 14 (3.40%) Aerospace
3 12 (2.91%) Law
4 9 (2.18%) Legal
4 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.46%) Banking
6 4 (0.97%) French Language
6 4 (0.97%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.73%) Advertising
7 3 (0.73%) Marketing
7 3 (0.73%) Retail
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 76 (18.45%) Analyst
3 72 (17.48%) Support Engineer
4 48 (11.65%) IT Engineer
4 48 (11.65%) IT Support
5 36 (8.74%) Support Analyst
6 34 (8.25%) IT Analyst
7 29 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (6.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 25 (6.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 24 (5.83%) Administrator
10 21 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 18 (4.37%) Service Analyst
13 17 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (4.13%) IT Support Analyst
13 17 (4.13%) Junior
13 17 (4.13%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.50%) .NET
2 27 (6.55%) Web Services
3 16 (3.88%) XML
4 12 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (2.91%) HTML
4 12 (2.91%) Regular Expression
5 11 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.18%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.18%) Apache Flex
6 9 (2.18%) HTML5
6 9 (2.18%) LDAP
7 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.94%) CSS
7 8 (1.94%) LAMP
8 2 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.49%) SAML
9 1 (0.24%) jQuery
9 1 (0.24%) JSON
9 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.61%) Clustering
4 18 (4.37%) iPhone
5 13 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.16%) Derivative
5 13 (3.16%) Equities
5 13 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.91%) iPad
6 12 (2.91%) SWIFT
6 12 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.43%) Replication
8 9 (2.18%) Anti-Piracy
8 9 (2.18%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.70%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.21%) CCTV
11 5 (1.21%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 412 (100.00%) Windows
2 307 (74.51%) Windows Server
3 220 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 155 (37.62%) Windows 10
5 153 (37.14%) Windows 7
6 86 (20.87%) Linux
7 55 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (8.25%) Windows 8
9 28 (6.80%) Mac OS X
10 26 (6.31%) Unix
11 17 (4.13%) Mac OS
12 15 (3.64%) Android
13 7 (1.70%) CentOS
14 5 (1.21%) SUSE
14 5 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.73%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 83 (20.15%) ITIL
3 48 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (6.55%) Migration
6 26 (6.31%) DevOps
7 25 (6.07%) Change Management
8 23 (5.58%) Configuration Management
8 23 (5.58%) Fintech
9 20 (4.85%) Patch Management
9 20 (4.85%) Project Management
10 19 (4.61%) Computer Science
11 18 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (4.37%) ITIL V3
12 17 (4.13%) Change Control
12 17 (4.13%) Technical Leadership
13 16 (3.88%) High Availability
13 16 (3.88%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.88%) Task Automation
14 15 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (37.38%) PowerShell
2 79 (19.17%) SQL
3 17 (4.13%) VBScript
4 13 (3.16%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.67%) C#
6 9 (2.18%) PHP
7 8 (1.94%) Java
7 8 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.94%) VB
8 7 (1.70%) Groovy
9 6 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.97%) Perl
10 4 (0.97%) PHP 5
10 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.49%) Python
12 1 (0.24%) Ada
12 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 89 (21.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (14.32%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (13.59%) CCNA
4 53 (12.86%) MCSE
5 47 (11.41%) MCSA
6 41 (9.95%) Degree
7 34 (8.25%) MCITP
8 27 (6.55%) CCNP
8 27 (6.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (5.10%) MCP
10 11 (2.67%) A+ Certification
10 11 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (2.43%) CCENT
12 8 (1.94%) CCA
12 8 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.70%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.21%) VCP5
15 4 (0.97%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.40%) SLA
2 8 (1.94%) GDPR
2 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) COBIT
4 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.49%) NCSC
4 2 (0.49%) NIST
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) DICOM
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 297 (72.09%) Active Directory
2 134 (32.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (15.53%) VMware ESXi
4 53 (12.86%) vSphere
5 52 (12.62%) Hyper-V
6 46 (11.17%) XenApp
7 32 (7.77%) XenDesktop
8 21 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.46%) BitLocker
10 6 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.21%) Firmware
12 3 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.49%) Docker
13 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.24%) LXC
14 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 55 (13.35%) SCCM
2 22 (5.34%) Backup Exec
3 21 (5.10%) WSUS
4 19 (4.61%) SCVMM
5 17 (4.13%) Jamf Pro
6 14 (3.40%) Ansible
7 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (3.16%) Nagios
7 13 (3.16%) vCenter Server
8 12 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.91%) Puppet
9 11 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (2.43%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (1.94%) SCOM
12 6 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (1.46%) HP UCMDB
13 5 (1.21%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 261 (63.35%) Microsoft
2 200 (48.54%) VMware
3 97 (23.54%) Cisco
4 89 (21.60%) Citrix
5 45 (10.92%) HP
6 31 (7.52%) Veeam
7 29 (7.04%) Apple
8 26 (6.31%) Sophos
9 23 (5.58%) ServiceNow
10 19 (4.61%) Meraki
10 19 (4.61%) Mitel
11 18 (4.37%) CheckPoint
12 17 (4.13%) Symantec
13 16 (3.88%) Dell
14 15 (3.64%) Oracle
15 13 (3.16%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.16%) Veritas
16 12 (2.91%) Juniper
16 12 (2.91%) Palo Alto
17 11 (2.67%) NetApp