Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 355 304 213
Rank change year-on-year -51 -91 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 186 593 1,216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.70% 1.04% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 4.84% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 174 528 1,102
Median annual salary £52,762 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.25% - -
10th Percentile £33,950 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +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 5,170 12,249 16,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.44% 21.54% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,229 10,158 13,326
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 10 August 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 10 August 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 -12 42 £42,500 -5.56% 4
South London +16 35 £57,500 +23.66% 1
West London +15 8 £51,750 +34.42% 1
North London +12 7 £45,000 +28.57%
East London +4 1 £53,024 +29.33%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (82.26%) Windows Server
3 140 (75.27%) Microsoft
4 127 (68.28%) Active Directory
5 108 (58.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (56.99%) Office 365
7 99 (53.23%) Azure
8 88 (47.31%) Windows Server 2016
8 88 (47.31%) VMware
9 78 (41.94%) PowerShell
10 71 (38.17%) Windows 10
11 70 (37.63%) DNS
12 67 (36.02%) Cisco
12 67 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (36.02%) Windows 7
13 61 (32.80%) DHCP
14 59 (31.72%) MS Exchange
15 52 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 51 (27.42%) Hyper-V
16 51 (27.42%) Finance
17 49 (26.34%) Microsoft Office
18 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
19 46 (24.73%) Linux
20 45 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (24.19%) Firewall
21 44 (23.66%) SCCM
22 43 (23.12%) HP
23 42 (22.58%) AWS
24 40 (21.51%) TCP/IP
25 38 (20.43%) ITIL

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 59 (31.72%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (13.98%) IIS
4 25 (13.44%) Skype for Business
5 22 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.61%) SAS
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.08%) WordPress
10 1 (0.54%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (26.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Salerio
2 6 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.08%) Sage 50
3 2 (1.08%) Shopify
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (56.99%) Office 365
2 99 (53.23%) Azure
3 42 (22.58%) AWS
4 33 (17.74%) IaaS
5 26 (13.98%) PaaS
6 20 (10.75%) SaaS
7 17 (9.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (6.45%) Mimecast
9 5 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.61%) WhatsApp
11 2 (1.08%) G Suite
12 1 (0.54%) Logic Apps
12 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 70 (37.63%) DNS
2 61 (32.80%) DHCP
3 45 (24.19%) Firewall
4 40 (21.51%) TCP/IP
5 30 (16.13%) VPN
6 29 (15.59%) SAN
7 26 (13.98%) LAN
8 25 (13.44%) NetScaler
8 25 (13.44%) Skype
9 24 (12.90%) WAN
10 15 (8.06%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (7.53%) Internet
11 14 (7.53%) Wireless
12 13 (6.99%) VoIP
12 13 (6.99%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (6.45%) VLAN
14 10 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (4.30%) FTP
16 6 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (3.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.06%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Power BI
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.99%) JIRA
2 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 51 (27.42%) Finance
2 8 (4.30%) Back Office
3 5 (2.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.08%) Housing Association
4 2 (1.08%) Law
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.54%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (18.82%) Analyst
2 33 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (14.52%) IT Engineer
4 23 (12.37%) Support Analyst
5 22 (11.83%) Support Engineer
6 18 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (5.91%) IT Support
10 10 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (5.38%) Consultant
11 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (4.84%) Junior
12 8 (4.30%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Junior Analyst
12 8 (4.30%) Junior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.91%) .NET
2 10 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (5.38%) Regular Expression
3 7 (3.76%) Web Services
4 6 (3.23%) LDAP
5 3 (1.61%) CSS
5 3 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.61%) HTML
5 3 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.54%) LAMP
6 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.29%) Clustering
3 17 (9.14%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.53%) Private Cloud
5 12 (6.45%) Equities
5 12 (6.45%) Replication
5 12 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.91%) SWIFT
7 10 (5.38%) Derivative
8 6 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (3.23%) EMC VNX
8 6 (3.23%) HP Storage
8 6 (3.23%) IBM XIV
9 5 (2.69%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.69%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.61%) EPoS
10 3 (1.61%) iPhone
10 3 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (82.26%) Windows Server
3 108 (58.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 88 (47.31%) Windows Server 2016
5 71 (38.17%) Windows 10
6 67 (36.02%) Windows 7
7 46 (24.73%) Linux
8 31 (16.67%) Unix
9 17 (9.14%) Windows 8
10 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (4.84%) CentOS
13 9 (4.84%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (4.84%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.69%) Android
14 5 (2.69%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.61%) Debian
15 3 (1.61%) Solaris
15 3 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (20.43%) ITIL
3 23 (12.37%) Technical Leadership
4 21 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (10.75%) DevOps
6 18 (9.68%) Fintech
7 16 (8.60%) ITSM
7 16 (8.60%) Project Management
8 14 (7.53%) Business Continuity
8 14 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (7.53%) Patch Management
9 13 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
10 12 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.45%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.45%) Task Automation
11 11 (5.91%) Migration
11 11 (5.91%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.94%) PowerShell
2 34 (18.28%) SQL
3 9 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.23%) Python
5 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.61%) Perl
6 3 (1.61%) PHP
6 3 (1.61%) R
6 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.08%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.08%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (12.37%) MCSE
4 16 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (7.53%) MCP
6 12 (6.45%) Degree
7 10 (5.38%) CCNA
7 10 (5.38%) MCSA
8 9 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (4.84%) VCP5
9 6 (3.23%) MCITP
10 5 (2.69%) CCNP
11 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.54%) CCSP
11 1 (0.54%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.37%) SLA
2 6 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 127 (68.28%) Active Directory
2 67 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (27.42%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (13.98%) vSphere
6 9 (4.84%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.23%) NFS
8 6 (3.23%) XenApp
8 6 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (2.69%) vCloud
10 2 (1.08%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.08%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.54%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (23.66%) SCCM
2 22 (11.83%) SCVMM
3 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (9.68%) Ansible
4 18 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.68%) Puppet
5 14 (7.53%) WSUS
6 10 (5.38%) Backup Exec
6 10 (5.38%) Nagios
7 9 (4.84%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (4.30%) SCOM
9 6 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (2.15%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.61%) XenMobile
12 2 (1.08%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.54%) DatAdvantage
13 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 140 (75.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (47.31%) VMware
3 67 (36.02%) Cisco
4 43 (23.12%) HP
5 30 (16.13%) Citrix
6 25 (13.44%) Oracle
7 23 (12.37%) Red Hat
8 21 (11.29%) Sophos
9 18 (9.68%) Dell
10 12 (6.45%) CheckPoint
11 11 (5.91%) ServiceNow
12 10 (5.38%) F5
13 9 (4.84%) EMC
13 9 (4.84%) Juniper
13 9 (4.84%) MobileIron
13 9 (4.84%) Nokia
14 7 (3.76%) Fortinet
14 7 (3.76%) Symantec
15 6 (3.23%) Fujitsu
15 6 (3.23%) Veeam