Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 512 361 292
Rank change year-on-year -151 -69 -80
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 130 241 682
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.72% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 3.73% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 202 616
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,875 £26,250
25th Percentile £39,688 £37,500 £34,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,671 £38,000
% change year-on-year -1.65% +7.03% +1.33%

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 6,735 6,466 12,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.65% 19.35% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4,893 5,331 10,580
10th Percentile £35,800 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,719 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.19%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +3 40 £50,000 +17.65% 5
East London +15 7 £43,750 -20.45% 1
West London -7 3 £39,000 -32.17%
North London +18 1 £34,125 -21.55%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 102 (78.46%) Active Directory
4 95 (73.08%) Microsoft
5 88 (67.69%) Microsoft 365
6 83 (63.85%) VMware
7 69 (53.08%) Azure
8 61 (46.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (46.92%) Windows 10
9 57 (43.85%) MS Exchange
10 56 (43.08%) Windows Server 2016
11 51 (39.23%) Firewall
12 47 (36.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (32.31%) Windows 7
13 42 (32.31%) Social Skills
14 37 (28.46%) DNS
15 36 (27.69%) DHCP
16 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (26.15%) PowerShell
17 33 (25.38%) Microsoft Office
18 32 (24.62%) Citrix
18 32 (24.62%) Cisco
18 32 (24.62%) Hyper-V
19 31 (23.85%) ITIL
20 30 (23.08%) Finance
21 29 (22.31%) VPN
21 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2019
23 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
24 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010

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 57 (43.85%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.62%) IIS
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.54%) Apache
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.77%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Exchequer
2 2 (1.54%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 88 (67.69%) Microsoft 365
2 69 (53.08%) Azure
3 20 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (10.00%) IaaS
5 12 (9.23%) AWS
6 8 (6.15%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.08%) Google Workspace
7 4 (3.08%) Mimecast
8 3 (2.31%) GoToWebinar
8 3 (2.31%) PaaS
8 3 (2.31%) SaaS
9 2 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (39.23%) Firewall
2 37 (28.46%) DNS
3 36 (27.69%) DHCP
4 29 (22.31%) VPN
5 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
6 22 (16.92%) VoIP
7 20 (15.38%) LAN
8 16 (12.31%) SAN
9 15 (11.54%) WAN
10 10 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (6.92%) iSCSI
11 9 (6.92%) VLAN
12 7 (5.38%) Internet
12 7 (5.38%) NAS
12 7 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (4.62%) Network Security
13 6 (4.62%) Skype
13 6 (4.62%) VSAN
14 5 (3.85%) SD-WAN
14 5 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.31%) Data Vault
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) JIRA
General
1 42 (32.31%) Social Skills
2 30 (23.08%) Finance
3 11 (8.46%) Banking
4 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.92%) Legal
6 8 (6.15%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.77%) Front Office
10 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (19.23%) Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Service Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) IT Support
8 10 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (6.92%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) IT Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.38%) Service Desk Support
11 7 (5.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 6 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Web Services
1 4 (3.08%) WSH
2 2 (1.54%) HTML
2 2 (1.54%) LAMP
2 2 (1.54%) OC4J
3 1 (0.77%) COM
3 1 (0.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.92%) Clustering
3 8 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.62%) EMC VNXe
4 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (4.62%) FlexPod
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (3.85%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.85%) Replication
5 5 (3.85%) Symmetrix
6 4 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.31%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.54%) PMI
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 61 (46.92%) Windows 10
3 61 (46.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (43.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 42 (32.31%) Windows 7
6 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (15.38%) Linux
8 12 (9.23%) Windows 8
9 8 (6.15%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.38%) Android
10 7 (5.38%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
11 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.85%) SUSE
13 4 (3.08%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.31%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.85%) ITIL
2 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (11.54%) Migration
4 13 (10.00%) Storage Management
5 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.15%) Project Management
9 7 (5.38%) Change Control
9 7 (5.38%) High Availability
9 7 (5.38%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (5.38%) Service Management
10 6 (4.62%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (4.62%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) C
3 4 (3.08%) VBScript
4 3 (2.31%) Python
5 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.54%) Java
5 2 (1.54%) Korn
5 2 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (13.85%) MCSE
3 15 (11.54%) CCNA
4 13 (10.00%) MCITP
4 13 (10.00%) MCSA
5 9 (6.92%) Degree
5 9 (6.92%) MCP
6 8 (6.15%) CCNP
7 7 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.31%) MCDST
10 2 (1.54%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.54%) CISM
10 2 (1.54%) CISSP
10 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) SLA
2 8 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.62%) GDPR
4 4 (3.08%) QA
5 3 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 102 (78.46%) Active Directory
2 47 (36.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (24.62%) Hyper-V
4 21 (16.15%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (12.31%) vSphere
6 9 (6.92%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.15%) XenApp
8 6 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (9.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 11 (8.46%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (6.92%) SCCM
5 8 (6.15%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.38%) SCOM
7 6 (4.62%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (3.08%) AirWatch
9 4 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (3.08%) SCDPM
9 4 (3.08%) SCVMM
9 4 (3.08%) vMotion
10 3 (2.31%) MaaS360
10 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
10 3 (2.31%) PaperCut
10 3 (2.31%) SCSM
11 2 (1.54%) Nagios
12 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 83 (63.85%) VMware
3 32 (24.62%) Cisco
3 32 (24.62%) Citrix
4 23 (17.69%) HP
5 22 (16.92%) Dell
6 15 (11.54%) EMC
7 11 (8.46%) Apple
8 10 (7.69%) Avaya
8 10 (7.69%) NetApp
8 10 (7.69%) Sophos
9 9 (6.92%) SonicWALL
9 9 (6.92%) Symantec
10 8 (6.15%) Okta
11 7 (5.38%) Canon
12 6 (4.62%) DataCore
12 6 (4.62%) Isilon
12 6 (4.62%) Oracle
12 6 (4.62%) Veeam
13 5 (3.85%) Infoblox