Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 180 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 -78 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 426 538 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.81% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 7.20% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 358 449 774
South East median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,325
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,200 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6,630 7,473 8,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.28% 25.08% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,404 6,117 7,053
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley -23 125 £39,000 -2.50% 23
Hampshire +6 112 £35,000 +8.53% 24
Surrey +4 110 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Berkshire -12 80 £39,500 -1.25% 12
Kent +11 43 £33,500 +3.08% 9
West Sussex -15 34 £42,500 +70.00% 10
Oxfordshire +46 31 £32,424 -18.94% 9
Buckinghamshire -27 14 £41,000 -8.89% 2
East Sussex +17 2 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 426 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (80.75%) Windows Server
3 318 (74.65%) Active Directory
4 243 (57.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 239 (56.10%) VMware
6 238 (55.87%) Microsoft
7 181 (42.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 171 (40.14%) Windows 7
9 157 (36.85%) Office 365
10 150 (35.21%) Hyper-V
11 125 (29.34%) Windows 10
12 117 (27.46%) DHCP
13 113 (26.53%) DNS
14 112 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 108 (25.35%) MS Exchange
16 99 (23.24%) ITIL
16 99 (23.24%) Windows 8
17 90 (21.13%) Linux
18 89 (20.89%) SQL
19 86 (20.19%) Cisco
20 85 (19.95%) Citrix
21 84 (19.72%) Microsoft Office
22 83 (19.48%) SQL Server
23 82 (19.25%) Firewall
24 81 (19.01%) TCP/IP
24 81 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
25 76 (17.84%) SCCM
26 70 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
27 68 (15.96%) PowerShell
28 63 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 108 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 70 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (12.91%) IIS
5 54 (12.68%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.82%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.70%) Apache
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 84 (19.72%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (36.85%) Office 365
2 112 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (3.99%) IaaS
6 9 (2.11%) PaaS
7 7 (1.64%) SaaS
8 6 (1.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 6 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.70%) Datadog
9 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (27.46%) DHCP
2 113 (26.53%) DNS
3 82 (19.25%) Firewall
4 81 (19.01%) TCP/IP
5 49 (11.50%) Internet
5 49 (11.50%) VPN
6 39 (9.15%) SAN
7 29 (6.81%) VoIP
8 26 (6.10%) WAN
9 24 (5.63%) LAN
10 19 (4.46%) Wireless
11 17 (3.99%) NAS
11 17 (3.99%) VLAN
12 10 (2.35%) Network Security
12 10 (2.35%) Skype
13 7 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.17%) Broadband
14 5 (1.17%) SMTP
14 5 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.64%) DB2
9 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
11 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.47%) MySQL
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2017
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (4.93%) AdminStudio
1 21 (4.93%) InstallShield
1 21 (4.93%) MSI
2 19 (4.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (3.99%) Visual Studio
4 16 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.64%) JIRA
6 6 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.70%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.47%) Chocolatey
General
1 34 (7.98%) Finance
2 12 (2.82%) Legal
3 11 (2.58%) Law
4 8 (1.88%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.41%) Retail
6 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.70%) Advertising
7 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.47%) Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Games
8 2 (0.47%) Local Government
8 2 (0.47%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (22.07%) Analyst
2 73 (17.14%) IT Engineer
3 71 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 69 (16.20%) IT Support
5 54 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (10.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (9.62%) IT Support Engineer
8 36 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 32 (7.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 31 (7.28%) Support Analyst
11 28 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 28 (6.57%) IT Technician
12 24 (5.63%) Support Technician
13 23 (5.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (5.16%) Service Desk Engineer
15 21 (4.93%) Applications Packager
15 21 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 21 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
17 19 (4.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.16%) JSON
2 18 (4.23%) .NET
3 16 (3.76%) X-Windows
4 12 (2.82%) Web Services
5 7 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.17%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.94%) Web Services Management
8 2 (0.47%) LDAP
9 1 (0.23%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.23%) COM
9 1 (0.23%) Django
9 1 (0.23%) Keycloak
9 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.23%) Middleware
9 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.40%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.35%) NHS
7 9 (2.11%) PKI
7 9 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.88%) Clustering
9 7 (1.64%) CMDB
9 7 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.64%) HACMP
10 6 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.41%) iPad
10 6 (1.41%) iPhone
10 6 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.17%) AS400
11 5 (1.17%) iSeries
12 4 (0.94%) BYOD
13 3 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 426 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (80.75%) Windows Server
3 243 (57.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 171 (40.14%) Windows 7
5 125 (29.34%) Windows 10
6 99 (23.24%) Windows 8
7 90 (21.13%) Linux
8 46 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (5.40%) Unix
10 15 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.29%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.35%) Android
13 8 (1.88%) AIX
14 6 (1.41%) CentOS
15 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.17%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.94%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.94%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.70%) DC/OS
18 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.24%) ITIL
2 63 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (5.63%) Problem Management
4 24 (5.63%) Service Management
5 23 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (4.93%) Application Discovery
6 21 (4.93%) Migration
7 20 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 19 (4.46%) Configuration Management
9 18 (4.23%) Patch Management
9 18 (4.23%) Server Management
10 17 (3.99%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.76%) Mentoring
11 16 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (3.52%) Business Continuity
12 15 (3.52%) SDLC
13 14 (3.29%) Time Management
14 13 (3.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (20.89%) SQL
2 68 (15.96%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.76%) C#
3 16 (3.76%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.29%) Java
5 10 (2.35%) Perl
5 10 (2.35%) Python
6 8 (1.88%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.17%) ABAP
8 5 (1.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.23%) Go
9 1 (0.23%) PHP
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (13.15%) MCSE
3 54 (12.68%) Security Cleared
4 29 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.34%) MCSA
6 26 (6.10%) CCNA
6 26 (6.10%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.63%) DV Cleared
7 24 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (4.93%) MCITP
9 17 (3.99%) Degree
10 8 (1.88%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.64%) CCNP
11 7 (1.64%) MCP
12 6 (1.41%) MCDST
13 5 (1.17%) CISSP
13 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.70%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.47%) JNCIS
16 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.34%) SLA
2 11 (2.58%) COBIT
3 8 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.88%) PMO
4 3 (0.70%) DICOM
4 3 (0.70%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.47%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 318 (74.65%) Active Directory
2 181 (42.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (35.21%) Hyper-V
4 37 (8.69%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (6.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (6.10%) vSphere
7 17 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (3.76%) LXC
9 10 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.88%) Docker
11 7 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (1.41%) XenApp
13 5 (1.17%) BitLocker
13 5 (1.17%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.94%) NFS
15 3 (0.70%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.70%) KVM
15 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (17.84%) SCCM
2 29 (6.81%) SCOM
3 18 (4.23%) vCenter Server
4 17 (3.99%) Puppet
4 17 (3.99%) WSUS
5 13 (3.05%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.11%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.88%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.64%) Ansible
8 7 (1.64%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (1.64%) Netcool
8 7 (1.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 7 (1.64%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.64%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
8 7 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 239 (56.10%) VMware
2 238 (55.87%) Microsoft
3 86 (20.19%) Cisco
4 85 (19.95%) Citrix
5 55 (12.91%) HP
6 33 (7.75%) Veeam
7 28 (6.57%) Dell
8 24 (5.63%) Oracle
9 22 (5.16%) IBM
10 19 (4.46%) NetApp
11 14 (3.29%) Nimble Storage
11 14 (3.29%) Symantec
12 13 (3.05%) WatchGuard
13 11 (2.58%) SonicWALL
14 10 (2.35%) EMC
14 10 (2.35%) Sophos
15 9 (2.11%) F5
16 8 (1.88%) McAfee
17 7 (1.64%) Juniper
18 6 (1.41%) Red Hat