Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 199 184
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 -67
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 79 413 523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.60% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 6.29% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 52 351 451
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £25,100 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £53,625 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

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 1,904 6,570 7,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.06% 25.49% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 5,387 6,031
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,325 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +72 27 £47,500 +21.79% 4
Hampshire +24 27 £26,000 -23.53% 11
Berkshire +72 18 £35,000 -11.39% 3
Surrey +37 15 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +48 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Sussex +22 5 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Kent +18 4 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Buckinghamshire +71 2 £35,000 -12.50%
East Sussex +61 1 £29,500 -41.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (84.81%) Active Directory
3 65 (82.28%) Windows Server
4 64 (81.01%) Microsoft
4 64 (81.01%) VMware
5 56 (70.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 53 (67.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 47 (59.49%) Hyper-V
8 44 (55.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (53.16%) DNS
10 39 (49.37%) DHCP
10 39 (49.37%) Windows 10
11 36 (45.57%) Citrix
12 35 (44.30%) Office 365
12 35 (44.30%) Windows 7
13 32 (40.51%) MS Exchange
14 30 (37.97%) SCCM
15 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 29 (36.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
16 28 (35.44%) Azure
17 22 (27.85%) Windows 8
17 22 (27.85%) SCOM
18 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
19 20 (25.32%) Project Delivery
20 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2019
20 19 (24.05%) Symantec
20 19 (24.05%) HP
20 19 (24.05%) Disaster Recovery
21 18 (22.78%) Performance Monitoring

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 (40.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (44.30%) Office 365
2 28 (35.44%) Azure
3 7 (8.86%) AWS
4 3 (3.80%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.16%) DNS
2 39 (49.37%) DHCP
3 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.66%) Firewall
5 8 (10.13%) VoIP
6 5 (6.33%) SAN
6 5 (6.33%) Skype
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
7 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.06%) VPN
8 3 (3.80%) FTP
8 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.80%) LAN
9 2 (2.53%) Internet
9 2 (2.53%) NAS
9 2 (2.53%) VLAN
9 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.27%) MPLS
10 1 (1.27%) SSH
10 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Power BI
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (2.53%) Back Office
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
2 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Server Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) IT Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (8.86%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Project Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Platform Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (3.80%) IT Support
12 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Consultant
12 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) CSS
1 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.80%) DHTML
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) XHTML
2 3 (3.80%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.27%) CSS3
3 1 (1.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (82.28%) Windows Server
3 53 (67.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 44 (55.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (49.37%) Windows 10
6 35 (44.30%) Windows 7
7 29 (36.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (27.85%) Windows 8
9 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2019
10 13 (16.46%) Linux
11 5 (6.33%) Unix
12 4 (5.06%) CentOS
13 1 (1.27%) Android
13 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (25.32%) Project Delivery
3 19 (24.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (22.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (20.25%) Proactive Management
5 16 (20.25%) Server Management
5 16 (20.25%) Storage Management
5 16 (20.25%) Validation
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Project Management
7 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
8 4 (5.06%) Time Management
9 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.80%) Fintech
9 3 (3.80%) ITSM
9 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.80%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) Perl
3 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.80%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.80%) VB6
3 3 (3.80%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.52%) DV Cleared
3 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (17.72%) MCSE
5 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) MCSA
7 3 (3.80%) CCNA
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.80%) Degree
7 3 (3.80%) HND
8 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.53%) HNC
8 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) GDPR
1 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (84.81%) Active Directory
2 56 (70.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (59.49%) Hyper-V
4 17 (21.52%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (12.66%) vSphere
6 7 (8.86%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (8.86%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (7.59%) XenApp
8 3 (3.80%) Firmware
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (37.97%) SCCM
2 22 (27.85%) SCOM
3 18 (22.78%) WSUS
4 17 (21.52%) NetBackup
5 16 (20.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (20.25%) SCVMM
6 11 (13.92%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (81.01%) Microsoft
1 64 (81.01%) VMware
2 36 (45.57%) Citrix
3 19 (24.05%) HP
3 19 (24.05%) Symantec
4 17 (21.52%) Cisco
5 16 (20.25%) EMC
6 12 (15.19%) Veeam
7 9 (11.39%) Dell
8 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle
9 3 (3.80%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.53%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.53%) Mitel
10 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.27%) CA
11 1 (1.27%) ESET
11 1 (1.27%) NetApp