Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 120 83
Rank change year-on-year -61 -37 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 515 780 1,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 2.70% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 9.74% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 443 685 1,023
South East median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.45% -5.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -1.33%

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 7,337 8,011 10,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.09% 27.68% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,028 6,884 8,757
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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
Surrey +18 168 £42,500 +30.77% 15
Thames Valley -62 161 £40,000 +14.29% 21
Hampshire -86 106 £31,500 +10.53% 14
Berkshire -39 91 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Buckinghamshire -15 49 £45,000 +36.36% 9
West Sussex +4 47 £25,500 -27.14% 10
Kent -12 29 £32,500 - 4
Oxfordshire -36 21 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Sussex -54 3 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Middlesex +8 1 £31,500 -23.64%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 515 (100.00%) Windows
2 410 (79.61%) Windows Server
3 354 (68.74%) Active Directory
4 340 (66.02%) Microsoft
5 335 (65.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 256 (49.71%) VMware
7 205 (39.81%) Office 365
8 203 (39.42%) Windows 10
9 175 (33.98%) Firewall
9 175 (33.98%) Windows 7
10 161 (31.26%) Hyper-V
10 161 (31.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 156 (30.29%) DNS
12 155 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 153 (29.71%) DHCP
14 138 (26.80%) PowerShell
15 134 (26.02%) MS Exchange
16 130 (25.24%) ITIL
17 129 (25.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 117 (22.72%) Windows 8
19 113 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 112 (21.75%) Linux
21 105 (20.39%) SQL
22 102 (19.81%) Citrix
23 98 (19.03%) SQL Server
24 87 (16.89%) SCCM
25 84 (16.31%) Finance
26 79 (15.34%) PKI
27 78 (15.15%) LAN
28 76 (14.76%) Migration

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
1 134 (26.02%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (10.87%) IIS
4 51 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.14%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.36%) Apache
11 6 (1.17%) Confluence
12 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.19%) JBoss
14 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 70 (13.59%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.19%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 205 (39.81%) Office 365
2 155 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (8.54%) PaaS
5 41 (7.96%) IaaS
6 38 (7.38%) Dynamics 365
7 29 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.55%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.39%) Datadog
11 2 (0.39%) G Suite
11 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (33.98%) Firewall
2 156 (30.29%) DNS
3 153 (29.71%) DHCP
4 78 (15.15%) LAN
5 75 (14.56%) WAN
6 62 (12.04%) Network Security
6 62 (12.04%) SAN
7 60 (11.65%) TCP/IP
8 59 (11.46%) VPN
9 52 (10.10%) VLAN
10 42 (8.16%) Internet
11 33 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (4.85%) Wireless
12 25 (4.85%) WLAN
13 24 (4.66%) Skype
14 23 (4.47%) VoIP
15 15 (2.91%) MPLS
16 14 (2.72%) SSL
17 12 (2.33%) NAS
17 12 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.75%) MySQL
10 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
13 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.39%) Power BI
14 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.30%) JIRA
3 12 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (2.14%) Chocolatey
4 11 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.36%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.97%) Subversion
9 3 (0.58%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.39%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 84 (16.31%) Finance
2 15 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.94%) Back Office
4 8 (1.55%) Legal
5 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.36%) Marketing
6 4 (0.78%) German Language
7 3 (0.58%) Arabic Language
7 3 (0.58%) Electronics
7 3 (0.58%) French Language
7 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.58%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Polish Language
7 3 (0.58%) Russian Language
7 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.58%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.39%) Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Military
8 2 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 133 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (20.00%) Analyst
3 83 (16.12%) Support Engineer
4 63 (12.23%) Support Analyst
5 60 (11.65%) IT Support
6 54 (10.49%) IT Engineer
7 48 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 39 (7.57%) Technical Support
9 38 (7.38%) Administrator
10 37 (7.18%) IT Support Engineer
11 34 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (5.83%) Server Engineer
12 30 (5.83%) Technical Analyst
13 28 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 28 (5.44%) Technical Support Analyst
13 28 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
14 27 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (5.05%) Exchange Engineer
16 25 (4.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 24 (4.66%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.88%) .NET
2 15 (2.91%) Web Services
3 11 (2.14%) JSON
3 11 (2.14%) X-Windows
4 10 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (1.75%) LDAP
6 6 (1.17%) WCF
7 2 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.39%) Middleware
8 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) HTML
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.34%) PKI
2 70 (13.59%) Data Centre
3 38 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.11%) Clustering
7 15 (2.91%) iSeries
8 14 (2.72%) iPhone
8 14 (2.72%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.52%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.14%) AS400
11 10 (1.94%) CMDB
11 10 (1.94%) iPad
12 8 (1.55%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.97%) Replication
15 4 (0.78%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 515 (100.00%) Windows
2 410 (79.61%) Windows Server
3 335 (65.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 203 (39.42%) Windows 10
5 175 (33.98%) Windows 7
6 117 (22.72%) Windows 8
7 112 (21.75%) Linux
8 43 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (4.66%) Unix
10 17 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (2.52%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.14%) CentOS
13 10 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (1.94%) Windows NT
14 9 (1.75%) AIX
14 9 (1.75%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.17%) Android
15 6 (1.17%) Solaris
15 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (25.24%) ITIL
2 129 (25.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 76 (14.76%) Migration
4 75 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (11.26%) DevOps
6 57 (11.07%) Load Balancing
7 53 (10.29%) Scrum
8 38 (7.38%) Network Virtualisation
9 32 (6.21%) Configuration Management
10 31 (6.02%) Service Management
11 28 (5.44%) Mobile Device Management
12 27 (5.24%) Incident Management
12 27 (5.24%) ITSM
13 26 (5.05%) IT Strategy
13 26 (5.05%) ITIL V3
14 25 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (4.47%) Change Management
16 22 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
16 22 (4.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (26.80%) PowerShell
2 105 (20.39%) SQL
3 17 (3.30%) C#
4 15 (2.91%) C
4 15 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.94%) Java
6 9 (1.75%) VBScript
7 8 (1.55%) C++
7 8 (1.55%) Perl
7 8 (1.55%) Python
8 5 (0.97%) VB
9 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.58%) VBA
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (12.82%) MCSE
3 56 (10.87%) MCSA
4 49 (9.51%) Security Cleared
5 47 (9.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 45 (8.74%) SC Cleared
7 43 (8.35%) Degree
8 39 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (7.38%) CCNA
10 26 (5.05%) MCP
11 22 (4.27%) CCNP
12 16 (3.11%) MCITP
13 11 (2.14%) VCP5
14 10 (1.94%) LPIC
15 9 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.97%) HNC
17 4 (0.78%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.17%) GDPR
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.78%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.58%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 354 (68.74%) Active Directory
2 161 (31.26%) Hyper-V
2 161 (31.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (10.68%) XenApp
4 48 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (8.54%) XenDesktop
6 32 (6.21%) vSphere
7 14 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (2.33%) VirtualBox
9 11 (2.14%) LXC
10 8 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.36%) Docker
11 7 (1.36%) Firmware
12 6 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.78%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.78%) XenServer
14 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.39%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 87 (16.89%) SCCM
2 58 (11.26%) SCOM
3 20 (3.88%) Backup Exec
4 19 (3.69%) WSUS
5 14 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.72%) vCenter Server
6 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (2.33%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (1.36%) EdgeSight
10 7 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.17%) Packer
11 6 (1.17%) Terraform
12 5 (0.97%) Ansible
12 5 (0.97%) Cacti
12 5 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.97%) Nagios
12 5 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 340 (66.02%) Microsoft
2 256 (49.71%) VMware
3 102 (19.81%) Citrix
4 70 (13.59%) Cisco
5 26 (5.05%) HP
6 25 (4.85%) IBM
7 23 (4.47%) Symantec
8 22 (4.27%) Oracle
9 20 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.88%) Veeam
10 16 (3.11%) Ivanti
10 16 (3.11%) SolarWinds
11 14 (2.72%) Apple
11 14 (2.72%) Dell
12 13 (2.52%) Intel
13 10 (1.94%) NetApp
14 9 (1.75%) Meraki
14 9 (1.75%) Veritas
15 8 (1.55%) Juniper
15 8 (1.55%) Sophos