Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 277 171 185
Rank change year-on-year -106 +14 -96
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 125 463 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 1.78% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 7.12% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 95 389 471
Median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £23,300 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,350 £62,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,336 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.15% +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 3,670 6,505 7,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.37% 25.07% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,017 5,264 6,333
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 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 4 June 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 4 June 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 +10 58 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Berkshire +7 31 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hampshire -31 24 £29,500 -14.49% 2
Oxfordshire +20 22 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Surrey -47 17 £31,000 -31.11% 3
Kent +8 12 £52,500 +87.50%
West Sussex +11 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire +29 5 £47,500 +23.38%
East Sussex +28 3 £35,000 +55.56%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (80.80%) Active Directory
3 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
4 92 (73.60%) Windows Server
5 80 (64.00%) VMware
6 69 (55.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 65 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (49.60%) DNS
8 62 (49.60%) DHCP
9 61 (48.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (45.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (44.00%) Hyper-V
12 54 (43.20%) Office 365
13 52 (41.60%) Windows 7
14 47 (37.60%) MS Exchange
14 47 (37.60%) Windows 10
15 38 (30.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (30.40%) Citrix
15 38 (30.40%) SCCM
16 36 (28.80%) Firewall
17 32 (25.60%) Azure
18 31 (24.80%) HP
19 30 (24.00%) Security Cleared
20 29 (23.20%) WSUS
20 29 (23.20%) Windows 8
21 28 (22.40%) Symantec
22 27 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
22 27 (21.60%) Problem-Solving
23 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2019
23 26 (20.80%) 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 47 (37.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.60%) IIS
6 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Exchequer
1 3 (2.40%) Line 50
1 3 (2.40%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (2.40%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (43.20%) Office 365
2 32 (25.60%) Azure
3 25 (20.00%) AWS
4 7 (5.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (5.60%) Power Platform
5 5 (4.00%) Mimecast
6 4 (3.20%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.40%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.60%) SaaS
9 1 (0.80%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 62 (49.60%) DHCP
1 62 (49.60%) DNS
2 36 (28.80%) Firewall
3 22 (17.60%) WAN
4 21 (16.80%) LAN
4 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
5 17 (13.60%) VLAN
6 14 (11.20%) VPN
7 12 (9.60%) SAN
8 8 (6.40%) Wireless
9 7 (5.60%) Skype
10 6 (4.80%) ADSL
10 6 (4.80%) NAS
10 6 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (4.00%) VoIP
12 4 (3.20%) Internet
13 3 (2.40%) FTP
13 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.40%) SSH
13 3 (2.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) Power BI
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.40%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (6.40%) TeamCity
2 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Back Office
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Local Government
3 3 (2.40%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.60%) Server Engineer
3 17 (13.60%) Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (10.40%) IT Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) IT Support
6 11 (8.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.20%) Project Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Support Technician
10 5 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) JSON
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
3 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.40%) COM
3 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 3 (2.40%) DHTML
3 3 (2.40%) HTML
3 3 (2.40%) Web Services
3 3 (2.40%) XHTML
3 3 (2.40%) XML
4 2 (1.60%) Node.js
5 1 (0.80%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.80%) Keycloak
5 1 (0.80%) LDAP
5 1 (0.80%) OAuth
5 1 (0.80%) Spring
5 1 (0.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.00%) Replication
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.60%) AS400
4 2 (1.60%) Clustering
4 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.60%) iSeries
4 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.80%) CMDB
5 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (73.60%) Windows Server
3 69 (55.20%) Windows Server 2016
4 65 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (45.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (41.60%) Windows 7
7 47 (37.60%) Windows 10
8 29 (23.20%) Windows 8
9 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (16.80%) Linux
11 12 (9.60%) Unix
12 5 (4.00%) HPUX
12 5 (4.00%) Solaris
13 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
14 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.80%) Android
16 1 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (21.60%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (19.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (17.60%) Performance Monitoring
5 21 (16.80%) Project Delivery
5 21 (16.80%) Server Management
6 20 (16.00%) Proactive Management
6 20 (16.00%) Storage Management
6 20 (16.00%) Validation
7 16 (12.80%) Project Management
8 15 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 12 (9.60%) ITIL
10 9 (7.20%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (6.40%) DevOps
12 6 (4.80%) Change Management
12 6 (4.80%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.00%) ITSM
13 5 (4.00%) Time Management
14 4 (3.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.40%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.00%) SQL
3 9 (7.20%) Perl
4 7 (5.60%) Java
5 6 (4.80%) VB
6 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.20%) VBScript
7 3 (2.40%) C#
7 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.40%) Python
7 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.40%) VB6
8 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.80%) C
8 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.80%) MCP
5 10 (8.00%) Degree
6 7 (5.60%) A+ Certification
7 6 (4.80%) MCSE
8 4 (3.20%) CCENT
8 4 (3.20%) CCNA
8 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.20%) MCITP
9 3 (2.40%) CCNP
9 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.60%) MCSA
11 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.80%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) GDPR
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (80.80%) Active Directory
2 61 (48.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (44.00%) Hyper-V
4 26 (20.80%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (14.40%) VMware Workstation
6 13 (10.40%) vSphere
7 9 (7.20%) DFS Replication
8 8 (6.40%) XenApp
9 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.60%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.80%) Docker
11 1 (0.80%) Firmware
11 1 (0.80%) KVM
11 1 (0.80%) NFS
11 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (30.40%) SCCM
2 29 (23.20%) WSUS
3 22 (17.60%) SCVMM
4 20 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 20 (16.00%) NetBackup
4 20 (16.00%) SCOM
5 4 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.60%) Ansible
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.80%) Grafana
8 1 (0.80%) Icinga
8 1 (0.80%) Puppet
8 1 (0.80%) Terraform
8 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.80%) vMotion
Vendors
1 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
2 80 (64.00%) VMware
3 38 (30.40%) Citrix
4 31 (24.80%) HP
5 28 (22.40%) Symantec
6 21 (16.80%) EMC
7 15 (12.00%) Cisco
8 11 (8.80%) Oracle
8 11 (8.80%) Veeam
9 9 (7.20%) Apple
10 6 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (3.20%) Dell
11 4 (3.20%) Ivanti
11 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.20%) SonicWALL
11 4 (3.20%) Sophos
11 4 (3.20%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.40%) Juniper
12 3 (2.40%) Progress
12 3 (2.40%) Veritas