Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 385 361 246
Rank change year-on-year -24 -115 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 119 411 938
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.81% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 3.82% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 371 899
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% -3.33%
10th Percentile £29,600 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,450 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.78% -5.47% +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 4,329 10,773 14,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.15% 21.16% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,572 8,825 11,927
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +41 35 £65,000 +62.50% 8
East London +27 11 £47,500 +69.64% 3
West London +48 3 £46,000 +8.24% 2
North London +23 3 £32,000 -36.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (78.15%) Windows Server
3 78 (65.55%) Microsoft
3 78 (65.55%) VMware
4 74 (62.18%) Active Directory
5 71 (59.66%) Office 365
6 70 (58.82%) Azure
7 61 (51.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 58 (48.74%) Windows 10
9 57 (47.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (40.34%) PowerShell
11 47 (39.50%) DNS
11 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2016
12 46 (38.66%) DHCP
13 45 (37.82%) Windows 7
14 42 (35.29%) MS Exchange
15 40 (33.61%) Firewall
16 38 (31.93%) Microsoft Office
16 38 (31.93%) Cisco
17 33 (27.73%) Citrix
17 33 (27.73%) Finance
17 33 (27.73%) Hyper-V
18 32 (26.89%) TCP/IP
19 28 (23.53%) LAN
20 27 (22.69%) SharePoint
20 27 (22.69%) vSphere
21 26 (21.85%) WAN
22 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
22 25 (21.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 21 (17.65%) VMware ESXi

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 42 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 27 (22.69%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.04%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.36%) Confluence
6 4 (3.36%) IIS
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (31.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 71 (59.66%) Office 365
2 70 (58.82%) Azure
3 18 (15.13%) AWS
4 13 (10.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (7.56%) IaaS
6 7 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.52%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.68%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.68%) SaaS
9 1 (0.84%) G Suite
9 1 (0.84%) PaaS
9 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.50%) DNS
2 46 (38.66%) DHCP
3 40 (33.61%) Firewall
4 32 (26.89%) TCP/IP
5 28 (23.53%) LAN
6 26 (21.85%) WAN
7 21 (17.65%) VoIP
8 18 (15.13%) VPN
9 16 (13.45%) NetScaler
10 13 (10.92%) VLAN
11 11 (9.24%) SAN
12 9 (7.56%) iSCSI
13 8 (6.72%) VSAN
14 7 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (5.04%) Skype
15 6 (5.04%) Wireless
16 5 (4.20%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
17 4 (3.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) Big Data
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.52%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.68%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) MSI
4 1 (0.84%) Hudson
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.73%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Law
4 6 (5.04%) Retail
5 4 (3.36%) Housing Association
5 4 (3.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.52%) Local Government
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) International Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) IT Support
7 9 (7.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Backup Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (5.04%) CRM Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) .NET
1 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
1 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (5.04%) CSS
1 6 (5.04%) HTML
1 6 (5.04%) XML
2 5 (4.20%) LDAP
3 3 (2.52%) WSH
4 2 (1.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Clustering
1 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.72%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.72%) EMC VNXe
3 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (6.72%) FlexPod
3 8 (6.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (5.04%) Smart City
5 4 (3.36%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.68%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.84%) iPhone
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (78.15%) Windows Server
3 58 (48.74%) Windows 10
4 57 (47.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 45 (37.82%) Windows 7
7 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (10.92%) Linux
9 8 (6.72%) Android
9 8 (6.72%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.88%) Unix
11 5 (4.20%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (3.36%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.52%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.68%) CentOS
14 2 (1.68%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (16.81%) ITIL
3 13 (10.92%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.08%) Patch Management
5 11 (9.24%) Project Management
6 10 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.40%) Migration
6 10 (8.40%) Proactive Monitoring
6 10 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.72%) Change Control
7 8 (6.72%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
9 6 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.04%) Decision-Making
9 6 (5.04%) DevOps
9 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.04%) Server Management
9 6 (5.04%) Sprint Planning
9 6 (5.04%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.65%) SQL
3 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.04%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.20%) VBScript
6 1 (0.84%) Python
6 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.76%) MCSE
3 11 (9.24%) CCNA
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.24%) MCITP
4 6 (5.04%) MCSA
4 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.20%) Degree
6 4 (3.36%) CCNP
7 3 (2.52%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.68%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.68%) CCA
8 2 (1.68%) CISM
8 2 (1.68%) CISSP
8 2 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.68%) MCP
8 2 (1.68%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.84%) GDPR
4 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 74 (62.18%) Active Directory
2 61 (51.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (27.73%) Hyper-V
4 27 (22.69%) vSphere
5 21 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (10.92%) XenApp
7 12 (10.08%) XenDesktop
8 8 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (4.20%) DFS Replication
10 4 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 14 (11.76%) SCCM
2 9 (7.56%) vCenter Server
3 7 (5.88%) SCOM
4 5 (4.20%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.20%) Ansible
4 5 (4.20%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.52%) Puppet
6 3 (2.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.52%) Terraform
6 3 (2.52%) WSUS
7 2 (1.68%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.68%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.68%) Nagios
7 2 (1.68%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.68%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 78 (65.55%) Microsoft
1 78 (65.55%) VMware
2 38 (31.93%) Cisco
3 33 (27.73%) Citrix
4 17 (14.29%) HP
5 16 (13.45%) NetApp
5 16 (13.45%) Sophos
6 14 (11.76%) Dell
6 14 (11.76%) EMC
7 12 (10.08%) Veeam
8 10 (8.40%) Apple
8 10 (8.40%) Avaya
9 8 (6.72%) Isilon
10 7 (5.88%) CommVault
10 7 (5.88%) Oracle
11 6 (5.04%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.20%) Asigra
12 5 (4.20%) Palo Alto
12 5 (4.20%) SonicWALL