Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 93 64
Rank change year-on-year -38 -29 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 784 1114 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.56% 3.21% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.34% 11.33% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 686 929 1739
South East median annual salary £32,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.86% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £36,855 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.97% -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 8390 9829 12411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.42% 28.35% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7238 8409 10671
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +5 260 £28,000 -13.18% 16
Thames Valley -42 250 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Surrey -38 153 £32,500 - 9
Berkshire -50 127 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 78 £35,000 +34.62% 7
Oxfordshire +1 48 £32,500 +4.00% 6
Kent -17 44 £32,500 +1.56%
West Sussex -48 36 £35,000 -16.17% 3
East Sussex +4 31 £47,500 - 3
Middlesex +9 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 784 (100.00%) Windows
2 546 (69.64%) Windows Server
3 530 (67.60%) Active Directory
4 505 (64.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 459 (58.55%) Microsoft
6 407 (51.91%) VMware
7 338 (43.11%) MS Exchange
8 305 (38.90%) Windows 7
9 264 (33.67%) Windows 10
10 256 (32.65%) Office 365
10 256 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 245 (31.25%) Hyper-V
12 243 (30.99%) Firewall
13 202 (25.77%) Windows 8
14 198 (25.26%) ITIL
15 191 (24.36%) DNS
16 187 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 180 (22.96%) Cisco
18 175 (22.32%) SQL Server
19 171 (21.81%) TCP/IP
20 167 (21.30%) Windows Server 2003
21 166 (21.17%) Microsoft Certification
22 161 (20.54%) SQL
23 158 (20.15%) DHCP
24 147 (18.75%) WAN
25 140 (17.86%) LAN
26 138 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2013
27 132 (16.84%) Citrix
28 125 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
29 124 (15.82%) Linux

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
1 338 (43.11%) MS Exchange
2 187 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 138 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 82 (10.46%) IIS
5 71 (9.06%) SharePoint
6 70 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 48 (6.12%) Skype for Business
8 25 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (1.53%) Apache
13 9 (1.15%) SAS
13 9 (1.15%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 1 (0.13%) Documentum
17 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 123 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 256 (32.65%) Office 365
2 125 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.57%) IaaS
4 27 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (2.17%) PaaS
6 16 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.40%) SaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.38%) G Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.13%) Route 53
11 1 (0.13%) Slack
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 243 (30.99%) Firewall
2 191 (24.36%) DNS
3 171 (21.81%) TCP/IP
4 158 (20.15%) DHCP
5 147 (18.75%) WAN
6 140 (17.86%) LAN
7 119 (15.18%) VPN
8 107 (13.65%) SAN
9 80 (10.20%) VLAN
10 73 (9.31%) VoIP
11 46 (5.87%) Skype
12 44 (5.61%) Remote Desktop
13 38 (4.85%) MPLS
14 36 (4.59%) Wireless
15 35 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (3.95%) Internet
17 28 (3.57%) Network Security
18 24 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (3.06%) Cisco PIX
19 22 (2.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.66%) MySQL
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.38%) CorVu
12 2 (0.26%) DB2
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 107 (13.65%) Finance
2 29 (3.70%) German Language
3 24 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 22 (2.81%) French Language
4 22 (2.81%) Marketing
5 21 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.55%) Digital Economy
7 17 (2.17%) Legal
8 16 (2.04%) Electronics
9 14 (1.79%) Retail
10 12 (1.53%) Back Office
10 12 (1.53%) Law
11 7 (0.89%) Advertising
12 6 (0.77%) Local Government
13 5 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Military
15 2 (0.26%) Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 193 (24.62%) Support Engineer
2 164 (20.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 162 (20.66%) Analyst
4 148 (18.88%) IT Support
5 127 (16.20%) IT Engineer
6 91 (11.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 90 (11.48%) Administrator
8 86 (10.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 86 (10.97%) Support Analyst
9 85 (10.84%) IT Support Engineer
10 76 (9.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 68 (8.67%) Systems Administrator
12 67 (8.55%) Infrastructure Support
13 56 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 55 (7.02%) Server Engineer
15 49 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 47 (5.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
18 40 (5.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
19 39 (4.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.70%) .NET
2 23 (2.93%) XML
3 18 (2.30%) WCF
4 12 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 9 (1.15%) CSS
5 9 (1.15%) HTML
6 8 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.02%) SOAP
7 7 (0.89%) YAML
8 6 (0.77%) Web Services
9 3 (0.38%) PRADO
10 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.26%) WSH
11 1 (0.13%) COM
11 1 (0.13%) MAPI
11 1 (0.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.61%) Clustering
2 31 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 28 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 27 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.79%) Replication
6 11 (1.40%) iPad
7 10 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.89%) iPhone
9 7 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.64%) PKI
12 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.51%) iSeries
13 3 (0.38%) AS400
13 3 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 784 (100.00%) Windows
2 546 (69.64%) Windows Server
3 505 (64.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 305 (38.90%) Windows 7
5 264 (33.67%) Windows 10
6 202 (25.77%) Windows 8
7 167 (21.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 124 (15.82%) Linux
9 40 (5.10%) Unix
10 39 (4.97%) Mac OS X
11 37 (4.72%) Windows XP
12 35 (4.46%) Windows 2000
13 34 (4.34%) Solaris
14 25 (3.19%) CentOS
15 24 (3.06%) Apple iOS
16 17 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
17 16 (2.04%) Windows Vista
18 15 (1.91%) Android
19 12 (1.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (25.26%) ITIL
2 53 (6.76%) Service Delivery
3 49 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 40 (5.10%) Mentoring
5 35 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (4.21%) CRM
7 31 (3.95%) Migration
7 31 (3.95%) Presales
8 28 (3.57%) Time Management
9 25 (3.19%) High Availability
10 24 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (2.93%) Incident Management
12 22 (2.81%) Project Management
13 21 (2.68%) Server Building
14 20 (2.55%) Patch Management
14 20 (2.55%) Performance Monitoring
14 20 (2.55%) Risk Management
15 19 (2.42%) Proactive Monitoring
16 18 (2.30%) ITIL V3
16 18 (2.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (20.54%) SQL
2 116 (14.80%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.06%) C#
4 19 (2.42%) Bash Shell
4 19 (2.42%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.15%) C
5 9 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.15%) VBScript
6 7 (0.89%) Perl
7 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.26%) Java
9 1 (0.13%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 166 (21.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (14.03%) MCSE
3 98 (12.50%) MCSA
4 75 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (8.80%) CCNA
6 61 (7.78%) MCP
7 54 (6.89%) Security Cleared
8 44 (5.61%) MCITP
9 40 (5.10%) Degree
10 37 (4.72%) SC Cleared
11 28 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.42%) MCTS
13 15 (1.91%) DBS Check
14 14 (1.79%) CCIE
14 14 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.66%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.28%) CCA
16 10 (1.28%) CCNP
16 10 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.71%) SLA
2 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.51%) SAS 70
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.26%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 530 (67.60%) Active Directory
2 256 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 63 (8.04%) vSphere
4 63 (8.04%) XenApp
5 50 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (5.74%) XenDesktop
7 38 (4.85%) Terminal Services
7 38 (4.85%) VirtualBox
8 22 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.66%) XenServer
11 11 (1.40%) Firmware
11 11 (1.40%) KVM
12 8 (1.02%) vCloud
13 6 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 100 (12.76%) SCCM
2 54 (6.89%) Backup Exec
3 47 (5.99%) vCenter Server
3 47 (5.99%) WSUS
4 21 (2.68%) SCOM
5 14 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 13 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (1.15%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (0.89%) Ansible
10 7 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.77%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.77%) SmoothWall
12 5 (0.64%) Simpana
13 4 (0.51%) DatAdvantage
13 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.38%) Puppet
14 3 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 459 (58.55%) Microsoft
2 407 (51.91%) VMware
3 180 (22.96%) Cisco
4 132 (16.84%) Citrix
5 62 (7.91%) Juniper
6 59 (7.53%) HP
7 57 (7.27%) Dell
8 51 (6.51%) F5
9 47 (5.99%) Veeam
10 41 (5.23%) Palo Alto
11 38 (4.85%) Symantec
12 36 (4.59%) Red Hat
13 33 (4.21%) Apple
14 32 (4.08%) CheckPoint
15 29 (3.70%) Blue Coat
15 29 (3.70%) Crossbeam
15 29 (3.70%) Sourcefire
16 24 (3.06%) SonicWALL
17 23 (2.93%) Avaya
18 22 (2.81%) NetApp