Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 82 62
Rank change year-on-year -35 -20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 769 1218 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.67% 3.44% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.65% 11.89% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 673 1013 1732
South East median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7972 10241 12321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.65% 28.96% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6861 8739 10586
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 -38 259 £35,000 -6.67% 18
Hampshire -6 213 £28,500 -12.31% 18
Surrey -35 159 £32,500 - 7
Berkshire -51 133 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 77 £33,000 +24.53% 8
Kent -7 51 £32,500 +12.07% 2
Oxfordshire +1 49 £32,500 +4.84% 4
East Sussex +9 40 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Sussex -40 40 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Middlesex +3 5 £41,250 +50.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 769 (100.00%) Windows
2 524 (68.14%) Windows Server
3 509 (66.19%) Active Directory
4 498 (64.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 445 (57.87%) Microsoft
6 405 (52.67%) VMware
7 319 (41.48%) MS Exchange
8 260 (33.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 259 (33.68%) Windows 7
10 234 (30.43%) Firewall
11 229 (29.78%) Hyper-V
12 226 (29.39%) Office 365
13 225 (29.26%) Windows 10
14 199 (25.88%) DNS
15 194 (25.23%) Cisco
16 191 (24.84%) SQL Server
17 190 (24.71%) ITIL
18 189 (24.58%) TCP/IP
19 186 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
20 168 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
21 167 (21.72%) DHCP
22 166 (21.59%) SQL
23 161 (20.94%) Microsoft Certification
23 161 (20.94%) Windows 8
24 154 (20.03%) WAN
25 146 (18.99%) LAN
26 131 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2013
27 128 (16.64%) Citrix
28 123 (15.99%) SAN
29 122 (15.86%) SCCM

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
1 319 (41.48%) MS Exchange
2 186 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 90 (11.70%) IIS
5 71 (9.23%) SharePoint
6 62 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 60 (7.80%) Skype for Business
8 24 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.82%) Apache
10 14 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.30%) SAS
13 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.26%) Confluence
15 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.13%) Moodle
16 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 114 (14.82%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 226 (29.39%) Office 365
2 111 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (2.99%) IaaS
5 12 (1.56%) PaaS
6 11 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.30%) SaaS
8 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 234 (30.43%) Firewall
2 199 (25.88%) DNS
3 189 (24.58%) TCP/IP
4 167 (21.72%) DHCP
5 154 (20.03%) WAN
6 146 (18.99%) LAN
7 123 (15.99%) SAN
8 116 (15.08%) VPN
9 75 (9.75%) VLAN
10 69 (8.97%) VoIP
11 51 (6.63%) Skype
12 49 (6.37%) Remote Desktop
13 44 (5.72%) MPLS
14 38 (4.94%) Wireless
15 34 (4.42%) Internet
16 32 (4.16%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (3.64%) Network Security
19 27 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
20 23 (2.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.34%) MySQL
6 18 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.39%) CorVu
12 3 (0.39%) Power BI
13 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.13%) Informix
13 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.52%) JIRA
4 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 105 (13.65%) Finance
2 27 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 26 (3.38%) Marketing
3 26 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.12%) Digital Economy
5 22 (2.86%) German Language
6 18 (2.34%) Electronics
7 16 (2.08%) Legal
7 16 (2.08%) Retail
8 15 (1.95%) Back Office
9 14 (1.82%) French Language
10 13 (1.69%) Law
11 6 (0.78%) Advertising
11 6 (0.78%) Local Government
12 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (24.06%) Support Engineer
2 171 (22.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 147 (19.12%) Analyst
4 133 (17.30%) IT Support
5 128 (16.64%) IT Engineer
6 98 (12.74%) Administrator
7 97 (12.61%) Support Analyst
8 88 (11.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 86 (11.18%) IT Support Engineer
10 79 (10.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 78 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
12 71 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
13 69 (8.97%) Infrastructure Support
14 57 (7.41%) Server Engineer
15 50 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 49 (6.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 47 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 38 (4.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 37 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
20 35 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.77%) .NET
2 25 (3.25%) XML
3 18 (2.34%) WCF
4 11 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 11 (1.43%) CSS
4 11 (1.43%) HTML
5 9 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.04%) SOAP
7 7 (0.91%) YAML
8 6 (0.78%) Web Services
9 4 (0.52%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.39%) MDX
10 3 (0.39%) PRADO
11 2 (0.26%) COM+
11 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.26%) WSH
12 1 (0.13%) ActiveX
12 1 (0.13%) LAMP
12 1 (0.13%) WinForms
12 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.85%) Clustering
2 35 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.21%) Replication
6 11 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 11 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.30%) iPad
7 10 (1.30%) iPhone
8 8 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.65%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.52%) PKI
10 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.39%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.26%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 769 (100.00%) Windows
2 524 (68.14%) Windows Server
3 498 (64.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 259 (33.68%) Windows 7
5 225 (29.26%) Windows 10
6 168 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 161 (20.94%) Windows 8
8 111 (14.43%) Linux
9 38 (4.94%) Windows XP
10 32 (4.16%) Unix
11 30 (3.90%) Mac OS X
12 29 (3.77%) Solaris
12 29 (3.77%) Windows 2000
13 27 (3.51%) Apple iOS
14 26 (3.38%) CentOS
15 20 (2.60%) Android
16 16 (2.08%) Windows Vista
17 14 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (24.71%) ITIL
2 51 (6.63%) Mentoring
2 51 (6.63%) Service Delivery
3 40 (5.20%) Problem Management
4 34 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (4.42%) Migration
4 34 (4.42%) Presales
5 28 (3.64%) High Availability
6 26 (3.38%) CRM
7 25 (3.25%) Server Building
8 24 (3.12%) Project Management
8 24 (3.12%) Risk Management
8 24 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (2.99%) Time Management
10 21 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (2.73%) Patch Management
11 18 (2.34%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (2.34%) Incident Management
11 18 (2.34%) Programme Management
12 17 (2.21%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 166 (21.59%) SQL
2 110 (14.30%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.90%) C#
4 22 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (2.34%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.91%) C
7 7 (0.91%) Perl
8 6 (0.78%) VBScript
9 3 (0.39%) Java
9 3 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.13%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) Groovy
10 1 (0.13%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) Ruby
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 161 (20.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (13.65%) MCSE
3 91 (11.83%) MCSA
4 67 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (8.19%) CCNA
6 62 (8.06%) MCP
7 59 (7.67%) Security Cleared
8 49 (6.37%) MCITP
9 46 (5.98%) Degree
9 46 (5.98%) SC Cleared
10 34 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (2.86%) MCTS
12 18 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.95%) DBS Check
14 14 (1.82%) CCIE
14 14 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.43%) CCA
15 11 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (1.43%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.10%) SLA
2 12 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.52%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) QA
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 509 (66.19%) Active Directory
2 260 (33.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (29.78%) Hyper-V
4 74 (9.62%) vSphere
5 68 (8.84%) XenApp
6 55 (7.15%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (5.85%) XenDesktop
8 44 (5.72%) Terminal Services
9 29 (3.77%) VirtualBox
10 23 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (2.47%) XenServer
12 18 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (1.56%) KVM
15 11 (1.43%) Firmware
16 9 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.52%) vCloud
18 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 122 (15.86%) SCCM
2 64 (8.32%) Backup Exec
3 54 (7.02%) WSUS
4 47 (6.11%) vCenter Server
5 24 (3.12%) SCOM
6 16 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
7 14 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 12 (1.56%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (1.04%) Ansible
10 8 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.91%) SmoothWall
12 6 (0.78%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.78%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.65%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.65%) Simpana
14 4 (0.52%) DatAdvantage
14 4 (0.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 445 (57.87%) Microsoft
2 405 (52.67%) VMware
3 194 (25.23%) Cisco
4 128 (16.64%) Citrix
5 84 (10.92%) HP
6 63 (8.19%) Dell
6 63 (8.19%) Juniper
7 54 (7.02%) Veeam
8 49 (6.37%) F5
9 44 (5.72%) Symantec
10 38 (4.94%) Palo Alto
11 36 (4.68%) Red Hat
12 32 (4.16%) McAfee
13 31 (4.03%) CheckPoint
14 30 (3.90%) Avaya
15 29 (3.77%) Apple
16 27 (3.51%) SonicWALL
17 25 (3.25%) Blue Coat
17 25 (3.25%) Crossbeam
17 25 (3.25%) Sourcefire