Period
to 23 July 2021

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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 317 251 203
Rank change year-on-year -66 -48 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 114 107 437
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.86% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 3.63% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 366
10th Percentile £23,525 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,063 £31,250 £29,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,050 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.91% -7.56% +11.43%
75th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £45,750 £48,925 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -

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 3,510 2,950 6,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.42% 23.76% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,520 2,464 5,560
10th Percentile £26,863 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

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 23 July 2021. 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 -21 59 £35,000 +3.70% 11
Thames Valley -67 26 £40,000 +10.96% 11
Berkshire -56 18 £40,000 +10.96% 4
Kent -20 13 £33,500 -36.19% 2
West Sussex -2 11 £24,000 -38.06% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 8 £39,000 +13.04% 5
Surrey -38 5 £32,000 -1.54% 5
East Sussex -15 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (91.23%) Windows Server
3 85 (74.56%) VMware
4 76 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 71 (62.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 66 (57.89%) Active Directory
7 62 (54.39%) Windows Server 2016
8 56 (49.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (35.96%) Microsoft 365
10 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
11 37 (32.46%) Azure
12 33 (28.95%) MS Exchange
12 33 (28.95%) Windows Server 2019
13 32 (28.07%) ITIL
13 32 (28.07%) Windows 10
13 32 (28.07%) Data Centre
14 30 (26.32%) Firewall
15 27 (23.68%) Cisco
15 27 (23.68%) Windows 7
16 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
17 25 (21.93%) Linux
17 25 (21.93%) LAN
18 24 (21.05%) Citrix
19 23 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 21 (18.42%) DNS
21 20 (17.54%) XenApp
22 19 (16.67%) VPN
22 19 (16.67%) Social Skills
23 18 (15.79%) SharePoint
23 18 (15.79%) VMware ESXi

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 33 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) MicroStation
2 2 (1.75%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft 365
2 37 (32.46%) Azure
3 16 (14.04%) AWS
4 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.51%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Google Workspace
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.32%) Firewall
2 25 (21.93%) LAN
3 21 (18.42%) DNS
4 19 (16.67%) VPN
5 17 (14.91%) DHCP
6 16 (14.04%) WAN
7 14 (12.28%) SAN
7 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.02%) VLAN
9 6 (5.26%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.63%) VSAN
12 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.75%) Internet
12 2 (1.75%) MPLS
12 2 (1.75%) Network Security
12 2 (1.75%) VoIP
12 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 19 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Finance
3 11 (9.65%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Local Government
5 7 (6.14%) Legal
6 4 (3.51%) Military
6 4 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.75%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 21 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Architect
3 15 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (12.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (12.28%) IT Engineer
4 14 (12.28%) IT Support
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Server Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Administrator
8 7 (6.14%) Support Specialist
9 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Java EE
1 7 (6.14%) Middleware
2 2 (1.75%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.89%) PKI
3 7 (6.14%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (5.26%) Clustering
4 6 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.63%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.75%) NHS
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (91.23%) Windows Server
3 62 (54.39%) Windows Server 2016
4 56 (49.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (28.95%) Windows Server 2019
6 32 (28.07%) Windows 10
7 27 (23.68%) Windows 7
8 25 (21.93%) Linux
9 13 (11.40%) Windows 8
10 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (7.89%) Unix
12 8 (7.02%) Android
12 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (6.14%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) ITIL
2 23 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.65%) Change Management
4 11 (9.65%) Network Virtualisation
5 10 (8.77%) ArchiMate
5 10 (8.77%) Coaching
5 10 (8.77%) Data Architecture
5 10 (8.77%) Programme Management
5 10 (8.77%) Project Management
5 10 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.89%) Migration
7 7 (6.14%) Data Centre Operations
7 7 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.14%) Task Automation
8 4 (3.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.51%) Systems Engineering
9 3 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.26%) C
3 6 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.40%) CCNA
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.02%) MCP
6 7 (6.14%) MCSE
7 4 (3.51%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.51%) MCSA
8 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.63%) MCITP
9 1 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.88%) Degree
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (62.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
4 20 (17.54%) XenApp
5 18 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (9.65%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (9.65%) VirtualBox
6 11 (9.65%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.14%) vSphere
8 4 (3.51%) VMware NSX
9 3 (2.63%) NFS
9 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) SCCM
2 9 (7.89%) vCenter Server
3 8 (7.02%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (6.14%) SCOrch
4 7 (6.14%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.63%) SCOM
6 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (74.56%) VMware
2 76 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.68%) Cisco
4 24 (21.05%) Citrix
5 13 (11.40%) HP
6 12 (10.53%) Oracle
7 11 (9.65%) NetApp
8 10 (8.77%) Hitachi
9 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.26%) IBM
11 5 (4.39%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.39%) Veeam
12 4 (3.51%) Dell
12 4 (3.51%) Ivanti
13 3 (2.63%) Brocade
13 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.63%) F5
13 3 (2.63%) Sophos
14 2 (1.75%) Aruba
14 2 (1.75%) Meraki