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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / South East
Rank 89 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 475 761 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.21% 3.95% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.53% 13.03% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 403 681 761
Median salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4119 5841 5951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.83% 30.33% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3551 5068 4988
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 113 £40,000 +8.10% 15
Surrey -31 98 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Hampshire -42 77 £32,500 -10.95% 17
Buckinghamshire +33 54 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Oxfordshire +33 53 £36,000 +14.28% 3
East Sussex +26 33 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Kent -2 32 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Sussex -11 14 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 949 (100.00%) Windows
2 664 (69.97%) Windows Server
3 605 (63.75%) Active Directory
4 602 (63.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 544 (57.32%) Microsoft
6 415 (43.73%) VMware
7 299 (31.51%) SQL Server
8 266 (28.03%) MS Excel
9 261 (27.50%) Windows 7
10 259 (27.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 251 (26.45%) Firewall
12 244 (25.71%) MS Exchange
13 241 (25.40%) SQL
14 226 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 218 (22.97%) Hyper-V
16 213 (22.44%) DNS
17 212 (22.34%) Office 365
18 209 (22.02%) Cisco
19 204 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 192 (20.23%) ITIL
21 191 (20.13%) TCP/IP
22 187 (19.70%) Linux
23 165 (17.39%) DHCP
24 148 (15.60%) SAN
25 144 (15.17%) MCSE
26 138 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2010
27 136 (14.33%) Windows 10
28 133 (14.01%) VPN
29 129 (13.59%) Citrix
29 129 (13.59%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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
1 244 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 138 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 100 (10.54%) IIS
5 50 (5.27%) SharePoint
6 46 (4.85%) Skype for Business
7 32 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (2.85%) Apache
9 22 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (2.00%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.69%) CMS
11 16 (1.69%) IBM Notes
12 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.95%) nginx
14 9 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.95%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.84%) JBoss
16 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 266 (28.03%) MS Excel
2 129 (13.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.42%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.42%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 212 (22.34%) Office 365
2 103 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (4.21%) SaaS
5 15 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.05%) IaaS
7 5 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.53%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.32%) G Suite
10 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 251 (26.45%) Firewall
2 213 (22.44%) DNS
3 191 (20.13%) TCP/IP
4 165 (17.39%) DHCP
5 148 (15.60%) SAN
6 133 (14.01%) VPN
7 121 (12.75%) WAN
8 116 (12.22%) LAN
9 77 (8.11%) VoIP
10 70 (7.38%) VLAN
11 45 (4.74%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (4.64%) Wireless
13 40 (4.21%) NAS
14 29 (3.06%) Network Security
15 26 (2.74%) Internet
16 20 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (2.00%) SSL
18 17 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
18 17 (1.79%) Cisco Wireless
18 17 (1.79%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (5.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 47 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (3.16%) MySQL
9 26 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (1.26%) Big Data
14 11 (1.16%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.05%) OLAP
15 10 (1.05%) OLTP
16 8 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.84%) JIRA
4 7 (0.74%) WinDbg
5 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.42%) Subversion
8 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.11%) MSI
9 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 124 (13.07%) Finance
2 39 (4.11%) German Language
3 28 (2.95%) French Language
4 21 (2.21%) Back Office
4 21 (2.21%) Marketing
5 17 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.58%) Legal
7 13 (1.37%) Games
8 12 (1.26%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.05%) Advertising
10 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.95%) Portuguese Language
11 6 (0.63%) Banking
12 5 (0.53%) Law
13 4 (0.42%) Local Government
13 4 (0.42%) Retail
14 3 (0.32%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.32%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 230 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 179 (18.86%) IT Support
3 160 (16.86%) Analyst
4 154 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 131 (13.80%) IT Engineer
6 112 (11.80%) Administrator
7 108 (11.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 103 (10.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 87 (9.17%) Support Analyst
10 67 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 64 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 61 (6.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 59 (6.22%) Security Engineer
14 54 (5.69%) DBA
15 53 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
16 50 (5.27%) Desktop Support
17 49 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
17 49 (5.16%) Desktop Engineer
18 48 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
19 47 (4.95%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.74%) Web Services
2 35 (3.69%) .NET
3 18 (1.90%) CSS
4 17 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 17 (1.79%) HTML
5 13 (1.37%) ZeroMQ
6 11 (1.16%) XML
7 10 (1.05%) jQuery
8 8 (0.84%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.63%) HTML5
11 5 (0.53%) COM
11 5 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (0.53%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (0.53%) Kafka
11 5 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.53%) REST
11 5 (0.53%) SOAP
11 5 (0.53%) XHTML
12 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 69 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.69%) Clustering
4 27 (2.85%) Driving Licence
5 26 (2.74%) Replication
6 23 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.21%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.79%) iPad
9 16 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.37%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.95%) iPhone
12 9 (0.95%) New Media
12 9 (0.95%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.74%) PKI
14 7 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 949 (100.00%) Windows
2 664 (69.97%) Windows Server
3 602 (63.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 261 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 226 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 187 (19.70%) Linux
7 136 (14.33%) Windows 10
8 109 (11.49%) Windows 8
9 65 (6.85%) Unix
10 61 (6.43%) Windows XP
11 53 (5.58%) Solaris
12 48 (5.06%) Windows 2000
13 46 (4.85%) Mac OS X
14 30 (3.16%) CentOS
15 17 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (1.58%) Android
16 15 (1.58%) Mac OS
16 15 (1.58%) Ubuntu
17 12 (1.26%) Apple iOS
17 12 (1.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (20.23%) ITIL
2 82 (8.64%) High Availability
3 65 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
4 60 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 54 (5.69%) Mentoring
6 53 (5.58%) Risk Management
7 42 (4.43%) Service Management
8 39 (4.11%) Service Delivery
9 34 (3.58%) Change Management
10 33 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (3.06%) B2B
12 28 (2.95%) Information Security
12 28 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (2.85%) SIEM
14 26 (2.74%) Coaching
14 26 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
15 25 (2.63%) Identity Management
15 25 (2.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 24 (2.53%) Incident Management
16 24 (2.53%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (25.40%) SQL
2 96 (10.12%) PowerShell
3 34 (3.58%) VB
4 29 (3.06%) C#
5 27 (2.85%) C
6 24 (2.53%) VBScript
7 23 (2.42%) Python
8 19 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.58%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.26%) Perl
11 10 (1.05%) C++
12 9 (0.95%) Java
12 9 (0.95%) PHP
12 9 (0.95%) Ruby
13 4 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.42%) VBA
14 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 204 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (15.17%) MCSE
3 96 (10.12%) MCSA
4 82 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (7.80%) CCNA
6 61 (6.43%) MCP
7 45 (4.74%) MCITP
8 42 (4.43%) Security Cleared
9 38 (4.00%) Degree
9 38 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (3.06%) CISSP
10 29 (3.06%) SC Cleared
11 25 (2.63%) CEH
12 24 (2.53%) DBS Check
13 20 (2.11%) A+ Certification
14 17 (1.79%) GCIH
14 17 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.69%) CCNP
15 16 (1.69%) MCTS
16 15 (1.58%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.22%) SLA
2 33 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.16%) QA
4 4 (0.42%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) GPG13
6 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 605 (63.75%) Active Directory
2 259 (27.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (22.97%) Hyper-V
4 88 (9.27%) vSphere
5 50 (5.27%) XenApp
6 38 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (3.79%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.26%) ISA Server
11 10 (1.05%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.84%) Samba
13 7 (0.74%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 7 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.63%) KVM
14 6 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.63%) XenServer
15 5 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (8.11%) SCCM
2 34 (3.58%) WSUS
3 30 (3.16%) SCOM
4 26 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 22 (2.32%) Nessus
6 15 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (1.26%) Puppet
9 11 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (0.95%) XenMobile
11 8 (0.84%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.74%) Kibana
12 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.63%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.63%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.53%) Ansible
14 5 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.53%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.53%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 544 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 415 (43.73%) VMware
3 209 (22.02%) Cisco
4 129 (13.59%) Citrix
5 96 (10.12%) HP
6 61 (6.43%) F5
7 60 (6.32%) CheckPoint
8 58 (6.11%) Dell
8 58 (6.11%) Juniper
9 56 (5.90%) Palo Alto
10 54 (5.69%) Apple
11 44 (4.64%) Blue Coat
12 42 (4.43%) Crossbeam
12 42 (4.43%) Sourcefire
13 40 (4.21%) Oracle
14 35 (3.69%) NetApp
15 34 (3.58%) SolarWinds
16 32 (3.37%) EMC
16 32 (3.37%) Google
17 29 (3.06%) Veeam
East Malling, Kent
The Malling School
Salary: Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
St Giles International
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Based on Exp + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Salary based on expertise
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £18000 - £22323 per annum + Benefits
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