Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 173 135
Rank change year-on-year -31 -38 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 372 537 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.87% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.81% 7.39% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 313 475 689
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -8.57%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,700 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% +2.74% -

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 6,408 7,264 8,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.51% 25.26% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,319 5,983 7,294
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +3 116 £34,000 +4.62% 15
Surrey -34 88 £43,750 +9.38% 15
Thames Valley -17 86 £32,500 -18.75% 25
Berkshire -8 51 £38,500 -3.75% 12
Kent +18 41 £33,500 +0.75% 4
West Sussex -31 32 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 19 £39,000 -8.24% 7
Oxfordshire +20 16 £27,000 -22.86% 6
East Sussex +6 4 £31,000 -34.74% 3
Middlesex -7 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 372 (100.00%) Windows
2 274 (73.66%) Windows Server
3 256 (68.82%) Active Directory
4 226 (60.75%) Microsoft
5 186 (50.00%) VMware
6 181 (48.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 140 (37.63%) Windows 7
8 134 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 134 (36.02%) Office 365
9 112 (30.11%) Windows 10
10 106 (28.49%) Hyper-V
11 103 (27.69%) DHCP
12 98 (26.34%) DNS
13 97 (26.08%) ITIL
14 96 (25.81%) Citrix
15 94 (25.27%) Cisco
16 92 (24.73%) MS Exchange
17 90 (24.19%) Azure
18 87 (23.39%) SCCM
19 86 (23.12%) Firewall
20 78 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
21 73 (19.62%) TCP/IP
22 72 (19.35%) SQL
23 71 (19.09%) Linux
23 71 (19.09%) HP
24 64 (17.20%) Windows 8
25 63 (16.94%) SQL Server
26 58 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
26 58 (15.59%) PowerShell
27 56 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010

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 92 (24.73%) MS Exchange
2 56 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.75%) SharePoint
4 39 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (9.95%) IIS
6 18 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.15%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.88%) Apache
9 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.34%) JBoss
10 5 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.81%) Confluence
11 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 58 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 134 (36.02%) Office 365
2 90 (24.19%) Azure
3 49 (13.17%) AWS
4 22 (5.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.88%) IaaS
6 5 (1.34%) SaaS
7 4 (1.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.54%) PaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) G Suite
9 1 (0.27%) GCP
9 1 (0.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 103 (27.69%) DHCP
2 98 (26.34%) DNS
3 86 (23.12%) Firewall
4 73 (19.62%) TCP/IP
5 37 (9.95%) SAN
6 34 (9.14%) Internet
7 31 (8.33%) VoIP
8 28 (7.53%) VLAN
9 27 (7.26%) VPN
10 26 (6.99%) WAN
11 25 (6.72%) LAN
12 22 (5.91%) Wireless
13 16 (4.30%) NAS
14 11 (2.96%) SSL
15 9 (2.42%) Broadband
15 9 (2.42%) SMTP
16 8 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.15%) Network Security
17 7 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (1.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.27%) Big Data
11 1 (0.27%) MySQL
11 1 (0.27%) Power BI
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (6.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (4.57%) AdminStudio
3 17 (4.57%) InstallShield
3 17 (4.57%) MSI
4 13 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (2.69%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.34%) JIRA
7 5 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.08%) Chocolatey
9 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (5.91%) Finance
2 9 (2.42%) Retail
2 9 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.88%) Legal
4 4 (1.08%) Czech Language
4 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.81%) Advertising
5 3 (0.81%) Local Government
5 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.54%) Back Office
6 2 (0.54%) Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Military
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (20.16%) Analyst
2 66 (17.74%) IT Support
3 65 (17.47%) Support Engineer
4 51 (13.71%) IT Engineer
5 40 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 32 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (7.53%) IT Technician
9 27 (7.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 25 (6.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 25 (6.72%) Support Technician
11 24 (6.45%) Consultant
11 24 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (6.45%) Server Engineer
12 20 (5.38%) Support Analyst
13 19 (5.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 19 (5.11%) Solutions Consultant
14 18 (4.84%) IT Analyst
14 18 (4.84%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.65%) JSON
2 15 (4.03%) .NET
3 11 (2.96%) X-Windows
4 10 (2.69%) Web Services
5 5 (1.34%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (1.34%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.08%) LDAP
6 4 (1.08%) Spring
7 3 (0.81%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.54%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.54%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.27%) COM
9 1 (0.27%) Keycloak
9 1 (0.27%) OAuth
9 1 (0.27%) SAML
9 1 (0.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (4.84%) NHS
5 15 (4.03%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.76%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.15%) PKI
9 7 (1.88%) CMDB
9 7 (1.88%) iPad
10 6 (1.61%) Clustering
11 5 (1.34%) AS400
11 5 (1.34%) FMCG
11 5 (1.34%) iPhone
11 5 (1.34%) iSeries
11 5 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.81%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 372 (100.00%) Windows
2 274 (73.66%) Windows Server
3 181 (48.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 140 (37.63%) Windows 7
5 112 (30.11%) Windows 10
6 71 (19.09%) Linux
7 64 (17.20%) Windows 8
8 40 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (5.91%) Unix
10 10 (2.69%) Mac OS
11 9 (2.42%) Android
11 9 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.61%) AIX
12 6 (1.61%) CentOS
12 6 (1.61%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.08%) ITIL
2 47 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (9.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 28 (7.53%) Service Management
7 25 (6.72%) Incident Management
8 23 (6.18%) Configuration Management
8 23 (6.18%) Patch Management
9 21 (5.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (5.11%) Business Continuity
10 19 (5.11%) Load Balancing
10 19 (5.11%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.11%) Server Management
11 18 (4.84%) Storage Management
12 17 (4.57%) Application Discovery
12 17 (4.57%) Proactive Management
13 16 (4.30%) Validation
14 15 (4.03%) DevOps
14 15 (4.03%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.35%) SQL
2 58 (15.59%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.03%) Java
4 12 (3.23%) C#
5 10 (2.69%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.15%) Python
7 7 (1.88%) Ruby
7 7 (1.88%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.34%) ABAP
8 5 (1.34%) Go
9 4 (1.08%) Perl
10 3 (0.81%) C
10 3 (0.81%) VBScript
11 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (13.98%) MCSE
3 48 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (11.83%) CCNA
4 44 (11.83%) Security Cleared
5 32 (8.60%) MCSA
5 32 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 22 (5.91%) Degree
8 14 (3.76%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.69%) DBS Check
10 9 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.15%) CCA
11 8 (2.15%) CCNP
12 7 (1.88%) MCITP
13 6 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.08%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.08%) MCP
15 3 (0.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.60%) SLA
2 9 (2.42%) COBIT
3 4 (1.08%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) DICOM
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.54%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) NIST
System Software
1 256 (68.82%) Active Directory
2 134 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (28.49%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.96%) LXC
7 10 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.42%) vSphere
9 8 (2.15%) DFS Replication
9 8 (2.15%) Docker
9 8 (2.15%) XenApp
10 7 (1.88%) NFS
11 6 (1.61%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (23.39%) SCCM
2 46 (12.37%) SCOM
3 26 (6.99%) WSUS
4 17 (4.57%) NetBackup
4 17 (4.57%) SCVMM
5 16 (4.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (2.69%) vCenter Server
7 9 (2.42%) Puppet
8 8 (2.15%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.88%) Ansible
9 7 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.61%) Terraform
11 5 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 226 (60.75%) Microsoft
2 186 (50.00%) VMware
3 96 (25.81%) Citrix
4 94 (25.27%) Cisco
5 71 (19.09%) HP
6 29 (7.80%) Symantec
7 28 (7.53%) Veeam
8 27 (7.26%) NetApp
9 24 (6.45%) Dell
10 19 (5.11%) Nimble Storage
10 19 (5.11%) SonicWALL
11 18 (4.84%) EMC
11 18 (4.84%) Oracle
12 14 (3.76%) WatchGuard
13 13 (3.49%) IBM
13 13 (3.49%) SolarWinds
14 11 (2.96%) SAP
15 10 (2.69%) Asigra
16 9 (2.42%) F5
16 9 (2.42%) Red Hat