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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 70 62
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 468 709 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.24% 3.84% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.16% 12.83% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 396 611 821
Median salary £35,000 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4193 5525 6316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.99% 29.90% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3571 4808 5330
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -15 102 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Surrey -10 99 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Hampshire -21 99 £30,000 -11.76% 11
Kent +7 45 £29,000 -3.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 38 £32,500 +6.55% 6
East Sussex +18 31 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Oxfordshire +5 31 £35,000 +11.11% 5
West Sussex -42 20 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Middlesex +5 3 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 948 (100.00%) Windows
2 650 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 598 (63.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 597 (62.97%) Active Directory
5 562 (59.28%) Microsoft
6 441 (46.52%) VMware
7 305 (32.17%) SQL Server
8 290 (30.59%) MS Exchange
9 277 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 248 (26.16%) Cisco
11 246 (25.95%) SQL
12 245 (25.84%) DNS
13 244 (25.74%) Firewall
14 233 (24.58%) Office 365
15 230 (24.26%) ITIL
16 228 (24.05%) Windows 7
17 222 (23.42%) Hyper-V
18 204 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
19 198 (20.89%) DHCP
20 185 (19.51%) TCP/IP
21 175 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
21 175 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
22 174 (18.35%) Linux
23 168 (17.72%) SAN
24 164 (17.30%) Citrix
25 147 (15.51%) Exchange Server 2013
26 135 (14.24%) Windows 10
27 128 (13.50%) WAN
28 124 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
29 120 (12.66%) 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
1 290 (30.59%) MS Exchange
2 175 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (15.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 113 (11.92%) IIS
5 70 (7.38%) SharePoint
5 70 (7.38%) Skype for Business
6 48 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (3.27%) Apache
8 22 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (1.69%) SAS
12 14 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.05%) CMS
13 10 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 10 (1.05%) nginx
14 9 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 124 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.42%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 233 (24.58%) Office 365
2 114 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.27%) SaaS
5 11 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.95%) IaaS
7 8 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.74%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.11%) G Suite
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (25.84%) DNS
2 244 (25.74%) Firewall
3 198 (20.89%) DHCP
4 185 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 168 (17.72%) SAN
6 128 (13.50%) WAN
7 120 (12.66%) LAN
7 120 (12.66%) VPN
8 73 (7.70%) VLAN
9 70 (7.38%) VoIP
10 62 (6.54%) Cisco ASA
11 58 (6.12%) Wireless
12 44 (4.64%) Internet
13 42 (4.43%) Skype
14 38 (4.01%) NAS
15 36 (3.80%) MPLS
15 36 (3.80%) Network Security
16 33 (3.48%) Remote Desktop
17 30 (3.16%) Cisco PIX
18 29 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (32.17%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (4.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 40 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (3.80%) MySQL
9 27 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (1.48%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.84%) OLAP
15 8 (0.84%) OLTP
16 7 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.16%) WinDbg
3 10 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.74%) JIRA
5 7 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.21%) MSI
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 110 (11.60%) Finance
2 30 (3.16%) Marketing
3 29 (3.06%) Back Office
3 29 (3.06%) Digital Economy
4 25 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 25 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.00%) German Language
5 19 (2.00%) Legal
6 14 (1.48%) Electronics
7 10 (1.05%) French Language
8 8 (0.84%) Advertising
9 7 (0.74%) Law
9 7 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.63%) Local Government
10 6 (0.63%) Retail
11 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Games
12 4 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.32%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 211 (22.26%) Support Engineer
2 177 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 168 (17.72%) Analyst
4 156 (16.46%) IT Support
5 148 (15.61%) IT Engineer
6 128 (13.50%) Administrator
7 98 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 94 (9.92%) Support Analyst
9 85 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
10 84 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 71 (7.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 69 (7.28%) Infrastructure Support
13 63 (6.65%) DBA
14 60 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
15 53 (5.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 44 (4.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 44 (4.64%) Server Engineer
17 43 (4.54%) Security Engineer
18 41 (4.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 41 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.69%) .NET
2 27 (2.85%) Web Services
3 19 (2.00%) CSS
3 19 (2.00%) XML
4 17 (1.79%) HTML
5 10 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (0.95%) Software Packaging
7 7 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (0.74%) Kafka
8 6 (0.63%) jQuery
8 6 (0.63%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (0.53%) COM
9 5 (0.53%) COM+
9 5 (0.53%) SailPoint
10 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (0.42%) OAuth
10 4 (0.42%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.07%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.32%) Clustering
4 29 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.85%) Blackberry
5 27 (2.85%) Driving Licence
6 26 (2.74%) Replication
7 14 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.37%) EMC VNX
8 13 (1.37%) iPhone
9 12 (1.27%) iPad
10 11 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.05%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.84%) FlexPod
13 8 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 948 (100.00%) Windows
2 650 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 598 (63.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 228 (24.05%) Windows 7
5 204 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 174 (18.35%) Linux
7 135 (14.24%) Windows 10
8 114 (12.03%) Windows 8
9 47 (4.96%) Windows XP
10 44 (4.64%) Unix
11 40 (4.22%) Solaris
12 35 (3.69%) Windows 2000
13 33 (3.48%) CentOS
14 25 (2.64%) Mac OS X
15 23 (2.43%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.43%) Windows Vista
16 18 (1.90%) Android
17 12 (1.27%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.27%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (24.26%) ITIL
2 81 (8.54%) High Availability
3 79 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 68 (7.17%) Mentoring
5 43 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
7 33 (3.48%) Service Delivery
8 31 (3.27%) Migration
9 30 (3.16%) Risk Management
9 30 (3.16%) Service Management
10 29 (3.06%) Change Management
10 29 (3.06%) DevOps
11 26 (2.74%) Identity Management
12 25 (2.64%) Coaching
12 25 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 24 (2.53%) Configuration Management
14 23 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (2.43%) Presales
15 21 (2.22%) ITIL V3
15 21 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 246 (25.95%) SQL
2 104 (10.97%) PowerShell
3 37 (3.90%) C#
4 26 (2.74%) VB
5 22 (2.32%) VBScript
6 18 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.58%) Perl
8 15 (1.58%) Python
9 14 (1.48%) C
10 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.95%) PHP
12 8 (0.84%) Ruby
13 6 (0.63%) C++
14 5 (0.53%) Java
15 4 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.21%) VBA
17 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 175 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (11.29%) MCSE
3 80 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (8.23%) MCSA
5 72 (7.59%) MCP
6 69 (7.28%) CCNA
7 51 (5.38%) MCITP
8 50 (5.27%) Degree
9 49 (5.17%) Security Cleared
10 47 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (3.90%) SC Cleared
12 33 (3.48%) DBS Check
13 26 (2.74%) MCTS
14 24 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
15 23 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (2.32%) CCA
17 19 (2.00%) CCNP
18 17 (1.79%) A+ Certification
19 14 (1.48%) CISSP
20 11 (1.16%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.81%) SLA
2 21 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.05%) QA
5 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.42%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) GPG13
7 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 597 (62.97%) Active Directory
2 277 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 222 (23.42%) Hyper-V
4 91 (9.60%) XenApp
5 89 (9.39%) vSphere
6 75 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (3.90%) Terminal Services
8 31 (3.27%) XenDesktop
9 21 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
10 19 (2.00%) VirtualBox
11 18 (1.90%) XenServer
12 17 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.69%) KVM
14 12 (1.27%) ISA Server
14 12 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.95%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
17 7 (0.74%) Docker
17 7 (0.74%) Varnish
18 5 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 114 (12.03%) SCCM
2 50 (5.27%) Backup Exec
3 40 (4.22%) WSUS
4 31 (3.27%) vCenter Server
5 25 (2.64%) SCOM
6 19 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 18 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 13 (1.37%) Puppet
9 12 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (1.05%) SmoothWall
11 10 (1.05%) XenMobile
12 9 (0.95%) Kibana
12 9 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.84%) Ansible
13 8 (0.84%) EdgeSight
13 8 (0.84%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (0.84%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 562 (59.28%) Microsoft
2 441 (46.52%) VMware
3 248 (26.16%) Cisco
4 164 (17.30%) Citrix
5 116 (12.24%) HP
6 70 (7.38%) Dell
7 64 (6.75%) Juniper
8 61 (6.43%) F5
9 54 (5.70%) Apple
9 54 (5.70%) Veeam
10 46 (4.85%) CheckPoint
11 40 (4.22%) Palo Alto
12 35 (3.69%) NetApp
13 34 (3.59%) McAfee
14 33 (3.48%) SolarWinds
15 31 (3.27%) Blue Coat
15 31 (3.27%) Crossbeam
15 31 (3.27%) Sourcefire
15 31 (3.27%) Symantec
16 30 (3.16%) EMC
Farnham, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Company car, Allowance, variety
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Flexi Time + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Fleet
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits including Free Gym & Lunc
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Prospectus
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Company & Performance Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 17 days ago