Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 348 209 193
Rank change year-on-year -139 -16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 101 78 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.99% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.69% 4.09% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 81 64 363
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,825 £23,100
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,125 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,050 £36,050
Median % change year-on-year -2.91% - -3.87%
75th Percentile £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £48,250 £52,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% -1.32%

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 3,752 1,907 6,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.12% 24.25% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,550 1,580 5,481
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £34,813 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -103 47 £35,000 +34.62% 4
Thames Valley -98 27 £48,000 +33.15% 1
Berkshire -72 24 £48,000 +33.15% 1
West Sussex -7 9 £32,500 +14.04% 4
Kent -37 8 £33,500 -13.55% 7
Surrey -74 6 £44,000 -2.22% 7
East Sussex -39 5 £45,000 +52.54%
Buckinghamshire -62 3 £70,000 +129.51%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (89.11%) Windows Server
3 76 (75.25%) VMware
4 57 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
6 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
7 44 (43.56%) ITIL
8 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2016
9 41 (40.59%) Azure
10 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2019
12 34 (33.66%) LAN
13 33 (32.67%) Hyper-V
14 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
15 31 (30.69%) Microsoft 365
15 31 (30.69%) Windows 10
16 29 (28.71%) Data Centre
16 29 (28.71%) Linux
17 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
17 28 (27.72%) Windows 7
18 25 (24.75%) Firewall
19 24 (23.76%) WAN
20 23 (22.77%) Cisco
21 21 (20.79%) DNS
22 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 19 (18.81%) AWS
23 19 (18.81%) Citrix
24 18 (17.82%) SQL
24 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
25 17 (16.83%) Mentoring

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 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) MicroStation
2 2 (1.98%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 41 (40.59%) Azure
2 31 (30.69%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (18.81%) AWS
4 4 (3.96%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.99%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.66%) LAN
2 25 (24.75%) Firewall
3 24 (23.76%) WAN
4 21 (20.79%) DNS
5 16 (15.84%) DHCP
6 14 (13.86%) SAN
7 10 (9.90%) VPN
8 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.94%) VLAN
9 6 (5.94%) VoIP
9 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.95%) Internet
11 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.98%) MPLS
13 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.98%) Network Security
13 2 (1.98%) PABX
14 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 1 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.86%) Social Skills
3 13 (12.87%) Organisational Skills
4 10 (9.90%) Finance
5 5 (4.95%) Legal
6 4 (3.96%) Local Government
7 3 (2.97%) Military
8 2 (1.98%) Law
8 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Architect
2 19 (18.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 17 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Senior Architect
4 16 (15.84%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (13.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Analyst
6 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
7 12 (11.88%) IT Support
8 9 (8.91%) Server Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.93%) IT Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) IT Technician
10 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Java EE
1 3 (2.97%) Middleware
1 3 (2.97%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.96%) Clustering
2 4 (3.96%) PKI
3 3 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.98%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (89.11%) Windows Server
3 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2016
4 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2019
6 31 (30.69%) Windows 10
7 29 (28.71%) Linux
8 28 (27.72%) Windows 7
9 14 (13.86%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (4.95%) Unix
13 3 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.99%) Android
14 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) ITIL
2 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
4 15 (14.85%) ArchiMate
4 15 (14.85%) Coaching
4 15 (14.85%) Data Architecture
4 15 (14.85%) Programme Management
4 15 (14.85%) Project Management
4 15 (14.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.93%) Change Management
5 7 (6.93%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (5.94%) Data Encryption
7 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.95%) Information Security
8 4 (3.96%) Migration
8 4 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineering
9 3 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.97%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.97%) VBScript
4 2 (1.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.92%) CCNA
2 8 (7.92%) MCSE
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) A+ Certification
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) MCITP
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.98%) HNC
6 2 (1.98%) HND
6 2 (1.98%) MCSA
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
3 33 (32.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.86%) XenApp
5 11 (10.89%) VirtualBox
5 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.89%) XenDesktop
6 10 (9.90%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (5.94%) vSphere
8 4 (3.96%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.98%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.98%) Firmware
9 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.99%) NFS
10 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) SCCM
2 6 (5.94%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.95%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.97%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.97%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.97%) WSUS
6 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (75.25%) VMware
2 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.77%) Cisco
4 19 (18.81%) Citrix
5 15 (14.85%) Hitachi
6 9 (8.91%) Oracle
7 8 (7.92%) Ivanti
8 7 (6.93%) ServiceNow
9 6 (5.94%) HP
10 4 (3.96%) Dell
11 3 (2.97%) Avaya
11 3 (2.97%) EMC
11 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.97%) Veeam
12 2 (1.98%) Aruba
12 2 (1.98%) ESET
12 2 (1.98%) Meraki
12 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.98%) Sophos
12 2 (1.98%) Vectorworks