Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 281 265 180
Rank change year-on-year -16 -85 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 98 155 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.90% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.44% 3.83% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 140 407
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £25,300
25th Percentile £32,000 £30,875 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £36,050 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.02% -5.13% +15.15%
75th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £45,600 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,847 4,043 6,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.31% 23.42% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,237 3,374 5,405
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £69,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the South East over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 May 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
Hampshire +32 48 £37,250 +35.45% 4
Thames Valley -17 18 £39,000 +8.18% 3
Surrey -1 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £39,000 +26.83% 1
West Sussex +5 8 £25,750 -33.55%
Berkshire -7 6 £40,000 +10.96% 2
Kent -14 6 £39,750 -24.29% 2
Oxfordshire +4 4 £37,500 -18.92%
East Sussex +12 2 £33,750 -3.57%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (81.63%) Windows Server
3 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
4 66 (67.35%) Active Directory
5 65 (66.33%) VMware
6 58 (59.18%) Windows Server 2016
7 57 (58.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
10 36 (36.73%) MS Exchange
11 32 (32.65%) Windows 10
11 32 (32.65%) Hyper-V
12 29 (29.59%) VMware ESXi
13 28 (28.57%) Firewall
14 26 (26.53%) Azure
15 22 (22.45%) Windows 7
15 22 (22.45%) Data Centre
15 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2019
16 21 (21.43%) Social Skills
16 21 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 21 (21.43%) VPN
16 21 (21.43%) Cisco
17 20 (20.41%) SharePoint
17 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
18 19 (19.39%) Linux
19 18 (18.37%) DNS
20 16 (16.33%) SCCM
20 16 (16.33%) HP
21 15 (15.31%) DHCP
21 15 (15.31%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 36 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.08%) WordPress
7 3 (3.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (26.53%) Azure
3 6 (6.12%) Mimecast
4 5 (5.10%) AWS
4 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.10%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.04%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
5 2 (2.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Azure Storage
6 1 (1.02%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.57%) Firewall
2 21 (21.43%) VPN
3 18 (18.37%) DNS
4 15 (15.31%) DHCP
5 13 (13.27%) VLAN
6 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.22%) SAN
8 9 (9.18%) WAN
9 7 (7.14%) LAN
10 6 (6.12%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.10%) NetScaler
12 4 (4.08%) BGP
12 4 (4.08%) Kerberos
12 4 (4.08%) MPLS
13 3 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
13 3 (3.06%) WLAN
14 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.04%) Network Security
14 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 21 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Legal
3 4 (4.08%) Local Government
3 4 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Military
5 1 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) IT Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) IT Support
3 17 (17.35%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Support Specialist
8 6 (6.12%) Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Server Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Java EE
1 7 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.22%) PKI
3 8 (8.16%) Replication
4 7 (7.14%) Clustering
4 7 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.02%) NHS
9 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (81.63%) Windows Server
3 58 (59.18%) Windows Server 2016
4 57 (58.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (32.65%) Windows 10
6 22 (22.45%) Windows 7
6 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 19 (19.39%) Linux
8 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (11.22%) Android
10 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
10 8 (8.16%) Unix
11 7 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (4.08%) CentOS
12 4 (4.08%) VMS
12 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (15.31%) ITIL
3 10 (10.20%) Change Management
3 10 (10.20%) Data Centre Operations
3 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (10.20%) Task Automation
4 8 (8.16%) Migration
5 7 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 7 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (6.12%) Service Management
6 6 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (5.10%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
7 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.08%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.06%) Coaching
9 3 (3.06%) Online Security
9 3 (3.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.24%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) C
4 6 (6.12%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) CCNA
1 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) MCP
4 6 (6.12%) MCSE
4 6 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.08%) MCSA
6 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.04%) MCTS
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 56 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (32.65%) Hyper-V
4 29 (29.59%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (12.24%) vSphere
6 9 (9.18%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (9.18%) XenApp
7 4 (4.08%) Firmware
8 2 (2.04%) NFS
8 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.02%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) SCCM
2 12 (12.24%) vCenter Server
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (10.20%) SCOrch
3 10 (10.20%) SCVMM
4 8 (8.16%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.06%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.04%) SCOM
8 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
2 65 (66.33%) VMware
3 21 (21.43%) Cisco
4 16 (16.33%) HP
5 11 (11.22%) Citrix
5 11 (11.22%) Oracle
5 11 (11.22%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.22%) Veeam
6 10 (10.20%) NetApp
7 7 (7.14%) Dell
8 6 (6.12%) IBM
9 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.08%) Ivanti
11 3 (3.06%) Avaya
11 3 (3.06%) Meraki
11 3 (3.06%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (3.06%) Sophos
12 2 (2.04%) Aruba
12 2 (2.04%) EqualLogic
12 2 (2.04%) F5