Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 91 74
Rank change year-on-year -87 -17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 551 946 1,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.82% 3.22% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.26% 11.33% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 467 800 1,295
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,475 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7,586 8,352 11,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.07% 28.43% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,317 7,143 9,841
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Thames Valley -93 199 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Surrey -38 137 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Hampshire -46 126 £32,000 +1.59% 13
Berkshire -69 114 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Buckinghamshire -17 71 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Kent -23 44 £32,500 - 5
West Sussex +15 41 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Oxfordshire -72 14 £40,000 +12.68% 2
Middlesex +18 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex -80 1 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 551 (100.00%) Windows
2 428 (77.68%) Windows Server
3 394 (71.51%) Active Directory
4 341 (61.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 338 (61.34%) Microsoft
6 289 (52.45%) VMware
7 200 (36.30%) Windows 7
8 196 (35.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 189 (34.30%) Windows 10
10 188 (34.12%) Hyper-V
11 184 (33.39%) MS Exchange
11 184 (33.39%) Office 365
12 165 (29.95%) Firewall
13 140 (25.41%) SQL
14 133 (24.14%) ITIL
15 128 (23.23%) Windows 8
16 127 (23.05%) SQL Server
17 126 (22.87%) DNS
18 125 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 122 (22.14%) Exchange Server 2010
20 120 (21.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 115 (20.87%) Citrix
22 104 (18.87%) Cisco
23 100 (18.15%) DHCP
24 97 (17.60%) PowerShell
25 93 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
26 91 (16.52%) MCSE
27 86 (15.61%) SCCM
28 81 (14.70%) Linux
29 79 (14.34%) WAN

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
1 184 (33.39%) MS Exchange
2 122 (22.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 60 (10.89%) IIS
5 24 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.27%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.45%) CMS
9 7 (1.27%) DataSynapse
10 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.91%) Apache
12 3 (0.54%) Confluence
12 3 (0.54%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.18%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 74 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (1.09%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 184 (33.39%) Office 365
2 120 (21.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (4.17%) PaaS
5 20 (3.63%) IaaS
6 18 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.00%) G Suite
7 11 (2.00%) SaaS
8 10 (1.81%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.54%) Datadog
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) Route 53
12 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 165 (29.95%) Firewall
2 126 (22.87%) DNS
3 100 (18.15%) DHCP
4 79 (14.34%) WAN
5 73 (13.25%) LAN
6 71 (12.89%) SAN
7 50 (9.07%) VPN
8 46 (8.35%) TCP/IP
9 43 (7.80%) Network Security
10 34 (6.17%) VoIP
11 27 (4.90%) VLAN
11 27 (4.90%) Wireless
12 22 (3.99%) Internet
13 20 (3.63%) NetScaler
14 16 (2.90%) NAS
15 13 (2.36%) IP Telephony
15 13 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (2.18%) MPLS
16 12 (2.18%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 17 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.45%) MySQL
4 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.36%) DB2
8 2 (0.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.18%) Big Data
9 1 (0.18%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.27%) MSI
3 5 (0.91%) JIRA
4 4 (0.73%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.73%) Travis CI
4 4 (0.73%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.54%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (10.34%) Finance
2 26 (4.72%) Retail
3 20 (3.63%) Legal
4 17 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.81%) Back Office
5 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.63%) Marketing
7 6 (1.09%) Law
8 5 (0.91%) Electronics
8 5 (0.91%) Local Government
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.18%) Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 115 (20.87%) Support Engineer
3 110 (19.96%) Analyst
4 85 (15.43%) IT Support
5 77 (13.97%) IT Engineer
6 51 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 51 (9.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 50 (9.07%) Support Analyst
8 40 (7.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 35 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 34 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 34 (6.17%) Field Engineer
11 32 (5.81%) IT Analyst
12 31 (5.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
14 28 (5.08%) Server Engineer
15 27 (4.90%) Administrator
16 25 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support
17 23 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
18 22 (3.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.90%) .NET
2 23 (4.17%) Web Services
3 17 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.45%) Middleware
4 8 (1.45%) WCF
5 6 (1.09%) Rendezvous
5 6 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (0.91%) HTML
7 4 (0.73%) LDAP
8 3 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.54%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.54%) XML
9 2 (0.36%) COM
9 2 (0.36%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.18%) jQuery
10 1 (0.18%) XSL
10 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.53%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.17%) PKI
5 17 (3.09%) Clustering
5 17 (3.09%) NHS
6 14 (2.54%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.00%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.27%) iPad
10 7 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.27%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.09%) iSeries
11 6 (1.09%) Replication
11 6 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.91%) iPhone
13 4 (0.73%) AS400
13 4 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 551 (100.00%) Windows
2 428 (77.68%) Windows Server
3 341 (61.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 200 (36.30%) Windows 7
5 189 (34.30%) Windows 10
6 128 (23.23%) Windows 8
7 81 (14.70%) Linux
8 72 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (4.72%) Windows XP
10 23 (4.17%) Unix
11 11 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.27%) AIX
13 7 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.91%) CentOS
15 5 (0.91%) Solaris
16 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.14%) ITIL
2 61 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (9.80%) Migration
4 31 (5.63%) Problem Management
5 27 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (4.54%) Network Virtualisation
7 23 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 20 (3.63%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (3.63%) Time Management
9 19 (3.45%) Change Management
9 19 (3.45%) DevOps
10 18 (3.27%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.27%) ITIL V3
11 17 (3.09%) Server Patching
12 15 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (2.54%) Line Management
13 14 (2.54%) Mentoring
13 14 (2.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (25.41%) SQL
2 97 (17.60%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.08%) C#
4 22 (3.99%) VBScript
5 14 (2.54%) C
5 14 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.00%) VB
7 9 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.45%) C++
9 7 (1.27%) VBA
10 6 (1.09%) COBOL
11 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.54%) Java
11 3 (0.54%) Perl
11 3 (0.54%) Python
11 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 125 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (16.52%) MCSE
3 55 (9.98%) MCSA
4 33 (5.99%) MCP
5 32 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 30 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (5.26%) Degree
8 23 (4.17%) CCNA
9 22 (3.99%) SC Cleared
9 22 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (3.81%) MCITP
11 16 (2.90%) CCNP
12 14 (2.54%) MCTS
13 11 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.81%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.45%) CCA
16 6 (1.09%) CISSP
16 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.91%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.99%) SLA
2 10 (1.81%) PMO
3 8 (1.45%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.27%) GDPR
4 7 (1.27%) QA
5 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 394 (71.51%) Active Directory
2 196 (35.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (34.12%) Hyper-V
4 52 (9.44%) XenApp
5 46 (8.35%) XenDesktop
6 38 (6.90%) vSphere
7 26 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (2.90%) VirtualBox
9 12 (2.18%) DFS Replication
9 12 (2.18%) ProxySG
9 12 (2.18%) XenServer
10 11 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (1.63%) Firmware
11 9 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (1.45%) vCloud
12 8 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 86 (15.61%) SCCM
2 40 (7.26%) SCOM
3 32 (5.81%) WSUS
4 28 (5.08%) Backup Exec
5 18 (3.27%) Failover Clustering
6 14 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (2.00%) FortiGate
7 11 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (1.81%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.81%) PowerCLI
8 10 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.63%) EdgeSight
9 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.27%) Packer
10 7 (1.27%) Terraform
10 7 (1.27%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.09%) TIBCO Hawk
12 5 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 338 (61.34%) Microsoft
2 289 (52.45%) VMware
3 115 (20.87%) Citrix
4 104 (18.87%) Cisco
5 31 (5.63%) HP
6 29 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 26 (4.72%) Oracle
8 22 (3.99%) IBM
9 21 (3.81%) Apple
9 21 (3.81%) Veeam
10 20 (3.63%) Symantec
11 17 (3.09%) SonicWALL
12 15 (2.72%) Dell
12 15 (2.72%) Google
13 12 (2.18%) NetApp
14 10 (1.81%) Ivanti
14 10 (1.81%) Splunk
15 9 (1.63%) Meraki
16 8 (1.45%) CommVault
16 8 (1.45%) Forcepoint