Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 200 161
Rank change year-on-year -19 -39 -76
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1,137 1,358 1,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.81% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.29% 7.13% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,190 1,516
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £60,625
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 15,600 19,047 20,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.72% 25.41% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12,846 14,734 17,611
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,000
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -21 294 £45,000 - 35
West London +23 91 £40,000 -5.88% 15
South London -2 49 £48,750 +31.76% 8
East London +23 42 £42,500 +32.81% 2
North London -6 4 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,137 (100.00%) Windows
2 834 (73.35%) Windows Server
3 779 (68.51%) Active Directory
4 714 (62.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 642 (56.46%) Microsoft
6 629 (55.32%) VMware
7 466 (40.99%) Office 365
8 396 (34.83%) MS Exchange
9 394 (34.65%) DNS
10 379 (33.33%) Windows 10
11 374 (32.89%) Windows 7
12 370 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 337 (29.64%) DHCP
14 314 (27.62%) Firewall
15 312 (27.44%) Citrix
16 306 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
17 283 (24.89%) Microsoft Office
18 282 (24.80%) PowerShell
19 269 (23.66%) ITIL
20 243 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
21 240 (21.11%) Finance
22 234 (20.58%) Hyper-V
23 231 (20.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 227 (19.96%) SQL Server
25 221 (19.44%) SQL
26 202 (17.77%) Cisco
27 199 (17.50%) TCP/IP
27 199 (17.50%) SAN
28 192 (16.89%) LAN
29 185 (16.27%) SCCM

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
1 396 (34.83%) MS Exchange
2 243 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 165 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 89 (7.83%) SharePoint
5 69 (6.07%) Skype for Business
6 61 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (4.05%) IIS
8 39 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (1.85%) Apache
10 17 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.97%) Confluence
13 8 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.62%) Site Server
15 5 (0.44%) CMS
15 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.35%) JBoss
16 4 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 283 (24.89%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.088%) Maya
8 1 (0.088%) NUKE
8 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.088%) Revit
8 1 (0.088%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (0.88%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (0.88%) ReMetrica
2 9 (0.79%) Elite 3E
2 9 (0.79%) Orchard Housing
3 5 (0.44%) Documaker
4 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.088%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.088%) Concordance
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.088%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.088%) Relativity
6 1 (0.088%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.088%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.088%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 466 (40.99%) Office 365
2 306 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (5.01%) Mimecast
5 37 (3.25%) IaaS
6 32 (2.81%) G Suite
7 26 (2.29%) PaaS
8 23 (2.02%) SaaS
9 16 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.41%) OneDrive
10 11 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.70%) Datadog
11 8 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.62%) GitHub
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 394 (34.65%) DNS
2 337 (29.64%) DHCP
3 314 (27.62%) Firewall
4 199 (17.50%) SAN
4 199 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 192 (16.89%) LAN
6 180 (15.83%) WAN
7 149 (13.10%) VPN
8 92 (8.09%) VLAN
9 66 (5.80%) Skype
10 52 (4.57%) NAS
11 48 (4.22%) VoIP
12 46 (4.05%) Wireless
13 40 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (3.08%) WLAN
15 33 (2.90%) Network Security
16 32 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
17 30 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (2.64%) NetScaler
18 29 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 106 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (3.43%) Oracle Database
5 33 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 28 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 28 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (2.20%) Roambi
9 24 (2.11%) MySQL
10 15 (1.32%) Big Data
10 15 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.23%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
12 12 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.70%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (1.93%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (1.32%) WinDbg
4 13 (1.14%) JIRA
4 13 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.70%) Hudson
7 8 (0.70%) MSBuild
7 8 (0.70%) Travis CI
8 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.44%) Gerrit
9 5 (0.44%) MSI
9 5 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.18%) Subversion
11 2 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.088%) Artifactory
General
1 240 (21.11%) Finance
2 58 (5.10%) Banking
3 56 (4.93%) Legal
4 55 (4.84%) Law
5 32 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.20%) Advertising
8 18 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.50%) Retail
10 15 (1.32%) Marketing
11 14 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.14%) Back Office
13 9 (0.79%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.70%) Billing
15 7 (0.62%) German Language
16 6 (0.53%) Games
17 4 (0.35%) Military
18 2 (0.18%) French Language
18 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 224 (19.70%) Support Engineer
2 191 (16.80%) Analyst
3 168 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 104 (9.15%) Windows Engineer
5 91 (8.00%) IT Support
6 80 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 79 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
8 78 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 76 (6.68%) Desktop Support
10 73 (6.42%) IT Engineer
11 59 (5.19%) Administrator
12 58 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
12 58 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
13 56 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 51 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 50 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
16 48 (4.22%) Server Engineer
17 45 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 45 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 40 (3.52%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.87%) Web Services
2 22 (1.93%) .NET
3 21 (1.85%) HTML
4 20 (1.76%) XML
5 12 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.79%) WSH
7 9 (0.79%) X-Windows
8 8 (0.70%) LDAP
8 8 (0.70%) React
9 7 (0.62%) Middleware
10 6 (0.53%) CSS
11 5 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.44%) RESTful
11 5 (0.44%) SOAP
11 5 (0.44%) YAML
12 4 (0.35%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.35%) WinForms
13 3 (0.26%) LAMP
14 2 (0.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 59 (5.19%) Clustering
4 54 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.25%) Replication
7 35 (3.08%) PKI
8 32 (2.81%) Blackberry
8 32 (2.81%) Computer Science
9 31 (2.73%) iPhone
9 31 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
10 29 (2.55%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
11 21 (1.85%) User Experience
12 19 (1.67%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.58%) Fat Client
13 18 (1.58%) Thin Client
14 13 (1.14%) iPad
15 10 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
15 10 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,137 (100.00%) Windows
2 834 (73.35%) Windows Server
3 714 (62.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 379 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 374 (32.89%) Windows 7
6 180 (15.83%) Linux
7 153 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 83 (7.30%) Windows 8
9 74 (6.51%) Mac OS X
10 52 (4.57%) Android
11 47 (4.13%) CentOS
12 43 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (3.17%) Unix
14 33 (2.90%) Windows XP
15 21 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
16 20 (1.76%) Apple iOS
16 20 (1.76%) Solaris
16 20 (1.76%) Ubuntu
17 13 (1.14%) AIX
18 11 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (23.66%) ITIL
2 231 (20.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 134 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
4 120 (10.55%) Migration
5 89 (7.83%) DevOps
6 84 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 70 (6.16%) Project Management
8 57 (5.01%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (4.93%) Patch Management
10 55 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 55 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 54 (4.75%) Configuration Management
12 50 (4.40%) Service Delivery
13 47 (4.13%) Mentoring
14 46 (4.05%) High Availability
15 45 (3.96%) Change Management
16 44 (3.87%) Information Security
17 42 (3.69%) Service Management
18 40 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
19 39 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 282 (24.80%) PowerShell
2 221 (19.44%) SQL
3 35 (3.08%) Python
4 34 (2.99%) VBScript
5 32 (2.81%) VB
6 28 (2.46%) PL/SQL
7 22 (1.93%) Bash Shell
8 19 (1.67%) C
8 19 (1.67%) Perl
9 17 (1.50%) C#
9 17 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.14%) Ruby
11 12 (1.06%) PHP
12 11 (0.97%) Java
13 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.79%) Korn
15 8 (0.70%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.53%) JavaScript
17 5 (0.44%) C++
18 4 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (8.80%) Degree
3 95 (8.36%) MCSE
4 57 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 56 (4.93%) MCSA
6 39 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (2.90%) CCNA
8 27 (2.37%) MCP
9 24 (2.11%) MCITP
10 21 (1.85%) Security Cleared
11 19 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (1.58%) CCNP
13 16 (1.41%) CISSP
13 16 (1.41%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.23%) CISM
15 13 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.79%) VCP5
18 7 (0.62%) A+ Certification
18 7 (0.62%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.69%) SLA
2 11 (0.97%) GDPR
2 11 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.79%) COBIT
3 9 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.53%) PMBOK
5 6 (0.53%) PMO
6 4 (0.35%) HL7
6 4 (0.35%) QA
7 3 (0.26%) DICOM
8 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.088%) GCP
9 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 779 (68.51%) Active Directory
2 370 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (20.58%) Hyper-V
4 134 (11.79%) XenApp
5 133 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
6 109 (9.59%) vSphere
7 97 (8.53%) XenDesktop
8 31 (2.73%) XenServer
9 29 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (2.46%) BitLocker
11 26 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (1.93%) DFS Replication
12 22 (1.93%) Docker
13 21 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
14 17 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
14 17 (1.50%) VirtualBox
15 16 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.88%) Firmware
16 10 (0.88%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 185 (16.27%) SCCM
2 62 (5.45%) WSUS
3 61 (5.36%) SCOM
4 59 (5.19%) Backup Exec
5 43 (3.78%) Puppet
6 37 (3.25%) Ansible
7 34 (2.99%) AirWatch
7 34 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 33 (2.90%) vRealize
9 31 (2.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 28 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (2.46%) SCOrch
11 17 (1.50%) Perfmon
12 16 (1.41%) Terraform
13 15 (1.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 14 (1.23%) FortiGate
14 14 (1.23%) Nagios
15 13 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
16 11 (0.97%) ZABBIX
17 10 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 642 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 629 (55.32%) VMware
3 312 (27.44%) Citrix
4 202 (17.77%) Cisco
5 142 (12.49%) HP
6 90 (7.92%) NetApp
7 85 (7.48%) Veeam
8 72 (6.33%) Apple
9 57 (5.01%) Oracle
10 56 (4.93%) Red Hat
11 53 (4.66%) EMC
11 53 (4.66%) Google
12 51 (4.49%) Symantec
13 48 (4.22%) Ivanti
13 48 (4.22%) SolarWinds
14 47 (4.13%) Avaya
15 45 (3.96%) Dell
16 39 (3.43%) Bloomberg
17 34 (2.99%) ServiceNow
18 32 (2.81%) IBM