Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 141 92
Rank change year-on-year -30 -49 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 521 751 1,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.86% 2.41% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 8.81% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 460 642 925
South East median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,936
% change year-on-year +5.63% -1.21% -4.17%

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 7,091 8,523 9,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.27% 27.36% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,800 7,313 8,316
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Surrey +32 168 £41,250 +26.92% 10
Thames Valley -35 152 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Hampshire -63 124 £32,500 +14.04% 17
Berkshire -47 78 £40,000 +14.29% 7
West Sussex +30 64 £52,500 +64.06% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 43 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +14 31 £35,000 +16.67% 7
Kent +4 13 £34,500 +6.15% 2
East Sussex -27 2 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 521 (100.00%) Windows
2 386 (74.09%) Windows Server
3 363 (69.67%) Active Directory
4 318 (61.04%) Microsoft
5 311 (59.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 259 (49.71%) VMware
7 229 (43.95%) Windows 10
8 209 (40.12%) Office 365
9 199 (38.20%) Windows 7
10 180 (34.55%) DHCP
11 179 (34.36%) DNS
12 173 (33.21%) Firewall
13 167 (32.05%) Hyper-V
14 145 (27.83%) ITIL
15 143 (27.45%) PowerShell
16 141 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
17 140 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 131 (25.14%) Linux
19 130 (24.95%) Microsoft Certification
20 122 (23.42%) MS Exchange
21 106 (20.35%) Citrix
21 106 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 99 (19.00%) SQL Server
23 98 (18.81%) Windows 8
24 97 (18.62%) SCCM
25 96 (18.43%) SQL
26 92 (17.66%) Problem-Solving
27 83 (15.93%) Data Centre
28 80 (15.36%) WAN
29 79 (15.16%) LAN

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
1 122 (23.42%) MS Exchange
2 56 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (10.36%) SharePoint
4 52 (9.98%) IIS
5 44 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (4.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.30%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.34%) Apache
10 5 (0.96%) Confluence
11 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.77%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.19%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 209 (40.12%) Office 365
2 141 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (5.95%) PaaS
5 30 (5.76%) IaaS
6 28 (5.37%) Dynamics 365
7 25 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (1.54%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.15%) iTunes
10 6 (1.15%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.58%) Datadog
11 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.38%) G Suite
13 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (34.55%) DHCP
2 179 (34.36%) DNS
3 173 (33.21%) Firewall
4 80 (15.36%) WAN
5 79 (15.16%) LAN
6 67 (12.86%) TCP/IP
7 64 (12.28%) SAN
8 53 (10.17%) VPN
9 52 (9.98%) Network Security
10 44 (8.45%) Internet
10 44 (8.45%) VLAN
11 36 (6.91%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (5.95%) VoIP
13 30 (5.76%) Wireless
14 28 (5.37%) Skype
15 27 (5.18%) WLAN
16 21 (4.03%) NetScaler
17 16 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
18 14 (2.69%) SSL
19 13 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.34%) MySQL
9 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.96%) DB2
11 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.77%) MS Access
12 4 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 22 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.69%) JIRA
2 14 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (2.50%) Chocolatey
4 11 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.96%) Subversion
6 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.58%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.58%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.58%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
General
1 64 (12.28%) Finance
2 15 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.54%) Legal
4 6 (1.15%) Marketing
5 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.77%) Arabic Language
6 4 (0.77%) Back Office
6 4 (0.77%) French Language
6 4 (0.77%) German Language
6 4 (0.77%) Italian Language
6 4 (0.77%) Polish Language
6 4 (0.77%) Russian Language
6 4 (0.77%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.77%) Swedish Language
7 3 (0.58%) Electronics
7 3 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.38%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Games
8 2 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 100 (19.19%) Analyst
3 81 (15.55%) IT Engineer
4 74 (14.20%) Support Engineer
5 65 (12.48%) Support Analyst
6 55 (10.56%) IT Support
7 53 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 49 (9.40%) Administrator
9 43 (8.25%) Technical Support
10 35 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
11 34 (6.53%) Technical Analyst
12 32 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 32 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
12 32 (6.14%) Technical Support Analyst
13 30 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (5.76%) Senior IT Engineer
14 29 (5.57%) Server Engineer
15 26 (4.99%) Windows Engineer
16 23 (4.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.65%) .NET
2 13 (2.50%) JSON
2 13 (2.50%) X-Windows
3 12 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (1.92%) Web Services
5 9 (1.73%) LDAP
6 4 (0.77%) J2EE
7 3 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.38%) WCF
9 1 (0.19%) Java EE
9 1 (0.19%) Middleware
9 1 (0.19%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 72 (13.82%) PKI
3 45 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (5.95%) Clustering
6 23 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.84%) iPhone
8 16 (3.07%) iSeries
8 16 (3.07%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (2.69%) AS400
11 12 (2.30%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.92%) CMDB
12 10 (1.92%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.73%) iPad
14 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.96%) NHS
16 4 (0.77%) HACMP
16 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 521 (100.00%) Windows
2 386 (74.09%) Windows Server
3 311 (59.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 229 (43.95%) Windows 10
5 199 (38.20%) Windows 7
6 131 (25.14%) Linux
7 98 (18.81%) Windows 8
8 77 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (10.17%) Unix
10 21 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.84%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.30%) CentOS
13 11 (2.11%) Windows NT
14 9 (1.73%) AIX
14 9 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (1.54%) Android
16 7 (1.34%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (27.83%) ITIL
2 106 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 92 (17.66%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (12.48%) Migration
6 57 (10.94%) DevOps
7 51 (9.79%) Scrum
8 44 (8.45%) Load Balancing
9 41 (7.87%) Incident Management
10 40 (7.68%) High Availability
11 36 (6.91%) Service Management
12 35 (6.72%) Configuration Management
12 35 (6.72%) ITSM
13 34 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (5.95%) Systems Engineering
16 29 (5.57%) Remediation Plan
16 29 (5.57%) Runbook
17 28 (5.37%) Change Management
18 27 (5.18%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 143 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 96 (18.43%) SQL
3 25 (4.80%) VBScript
4 18 (3.45%) C#
5 16 (3.07%) C
6 12 (2.30%) Python
6 12 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.11%) Java
7 11 (2.11%) Perl
8 9 (1.73%) C++
9 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.38%) VBA
12 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 130 (24.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (13.82%) MCSE
3 70 (13.44%) MCSA
4 51 (9.79%) Security Cleared
5 48 (9.21%) SC Cleared
6 41 (7.87%) Degree
7 34 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (5.95%) CCNA
10 23 (4.41%) MCP
11 18 (3.45%) CCNP
11 18 (3.45%) MCITP
12 13 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.11%) VCP5
14 10 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.92%) LPIC
15 7 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (1.34%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.76%) SLA
2 25 (4.80%) GDPR
3 6 (1.15%) QA
4 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 363 (69.67%) Active Directory
2 167 (32.05%) Hyper-V
3 140 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (12.28%) XenApp
5 62 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (6.53%) XenDesktop
7 29 (5.57%) vSphere
8 22 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.50%) LXC
10 10 (1.92%) DFS Replication
10 10 (1.92%) VirtualBox
11 7 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.15%) Docker
12 6 (1.15%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.96%) XenServer
14 4 (0.77%) Firmware
14 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 97 (18.62%) SCCM
2 54 (10.36%) SCOM
3 21 (4.03%) vCenter Server
4 20 (3.84%) WSUS
5 14 (2.69%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (1.73%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.54%) vRealize
9 7 (1.34%) Ansible
9 7 (1.34%) EdgeSight
10 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.15%) Packer
10 6 (1.15%) Terraform
11 5 (0.96%) Cacti
11 5 (0.96%) Nagios
11 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.96%) Puppet
11 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 318 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 259 (49.71%) VMware
3 106 (20.35%) Citrix
4 78 (14.97%) Cisco
5 38 (7.29%) Ivanti
6 35 (6.72%) HP
7 33 (6.33%) IBM
7 33 (6.33%) Symantec
8 28 (5.37%) SolarWinds
9 26 (4.99%) Dell
10 23 (4.41%) Oracle
11 21 (4.03%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.45%) EMC
12 18 (3.45%) Veeam
13 16 (3.07%) Veritas
14 13 (2.50%) Intel
15 12 (2.30%) NetApp
16 11 (2.11%) Juniper
16 11 (2.11%) Meraki
17 10 (1.92%) Apple