Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 98 67
Rank change year-on-year -51 -31 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 702 986 1,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.28% 3.08% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.37% 10.96% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 609 817 1,613
South East median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - -4.11% -2.67%

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 8,392 8,997 11,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.28% 28.10% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7,198 7,590 10,112
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Hampshire -1 248 £28,000 -8.20% 19
Thames Valley -53 216 £33,250 -11.33% 26
Surrey -33 162 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Berkshire -60 117 £37,500 -5.06% 12
Buckinghamshire +13 67 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Oxfordshire -38 35 £30,000 -7.69% 6
East Sussex -6 24 £48,500 +7.78%
Kent -32 22 £30,000 -7.69% 14
West Sussex -40 22 £33,750 +14.41% 6
Middlesex +9 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 702 (100.00%) Windows
2 510 (72.65%) Windows Server
3 469 (66.81%) Active Directory
4 462 (65.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 404 (57.55%) Microsoft
6 361 (51.42%) VMware
7 311 (44.30%) Windows 7
8 289 (41.17%) MS Exchange
9 246 (35.04%) Windows 10
10 228 (32.48%) Hyper-V
11 226 (32.19%) Office 365
12 219 (31.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 218 (31.05%) Firewall
14 195 (27.78%) Windows 8
15 174 (24.79%) ITIL
16 169 (24.07%) DNS
17 164 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 150 (21.37%) SQL
19 144 (20.51%) Cisco
20 141 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 136 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
22 135 (19.23%) TCP/IP
22 135 (19.23%) SQL Server
23 129 (18.38%) DHCP
24 124 (17.66%) Microsoft Office
25 122 (17.38%) Linux
26 119 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2013
27 118 (16.81%) WAN
27 118 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
28 116 (16.52%) PowerShell

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
1 289 (41.17%) MS Exchange
2 164 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 62 (8.83%) IIS
6 61 (8.69%) SharePoint
7 36 (5.13%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.85%) Apache
13 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.57%) CMS
14 4 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.14%) Confluence
16 1 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 124 (17.66%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.85%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 226 (32.19%) Office 365
2 118 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.56%) IaaS
5 15 (2.14%) PaaS
6 14 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.71%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.71%) SaaS
8 3 (0.43%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Route 53
9 1 (0.14%) Slack
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 218 (31.05%) Firewall
2 169 (24.07%) DNS
3 135 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 129 (18.38%) DHCP
5 118 (16.81%) WAN
6 107 (15.24%) LAN
7 100 (14.25%) VPN
8 99 (14.10%) SAN
9 60 (8.55%) VLAN
9 60 (8.55%) VoIP
10 32 (4.56%) Skype
11 28 (3.99%) Remote Desktop
12 25 (3.56%) Wireless
13 24 (3.42%) Network Security
13 24 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (2.71%) Internet
15 16 (2.28%) Ethernet
16 13 (1.85%) NAS
16 13 (1.85%) NetScaler
16 13 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.71%) DB2
9 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.43%) MySQL
12 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.14%) CorVu
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 80 (11.40%) Finance
2 26 (3.70%) German Language
3 24 (3.42%) French Language
4 21 (2.99%) Retail
5 19 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.99%) Legal
6 14 (1.99%) Marketing
7 12 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.42%) Digital Economy
8 10 (1.42%) Law
9 8 (1.14%) Electronics
10 7 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.71%) Advertising
11 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.71%) Local Government
11 5 (0.71%) Military
12 3 (0.43%) Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (24.64%) Support Engineer
2 138 (19.66%) Analyst
3 134 (19.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 132 (18.80%) IT Support
5 110 (15.67%) IT Engineer
6 85 (12.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 84 (11.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 75 (10.68%) IT Support Engineer
9 64 (9.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 58 (8.26%) Support Analyst
11 57 (8.12%) Administrator
12 54 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 47 (6.70%) Server Engineer
14 38 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
15 37 (5.27%) Infrastructure Support
16 35 (4.99%) Windows Engineer
17 33 (4.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 33 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 33 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 32 (4.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.56%) .NET
2 19 (2.71%) XML
3 16 (2.28%) WCF
4 12 (1.71%) .NET Framework
5 9 (1.28%) Web Services
6 8 (1.14%) CSS
6 8 (1.14%) HTML
7 7 (1.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.00%) SOAP
8 6 (0.85%) Middleware
8 6 (0.85%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (0.71%) YAML
10 3 (0.43%) PRADO
11 1 (0.14%) MAPI
11 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.99%) Clustering
2 23 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 20 (2.85%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.14%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.00%) Thin Client
8 6 (0.85%) iPad
8 6 (0.85%) iPhone
8 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.85%) Replication
9 5 (0.71%) EPoS
9 5 (0.71%) HACMP
9 5 (0.71%) PKI
10 4 (0.57%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.43%) iSeries
11 3 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 702 (100.00%) Windows
2 510 (72.65%) Windows Server
3 462 (65.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 311 (44.30%) Windows 7
5 246 (35.04%) Windows 10
6 195 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 136 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (17.38%) Linux
9 46 (6.55%) Unix
10 34 (4.84%) Windows 2000
11 33 (4.70%) Windows XP
12 29 (4.13%) Mac OS X
13 27 (3.85%) Solaris
14 17 (2.42%) Apple iOS
15 16 (2.28%) CentOS
16 15 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (2.14%) Windows Vista
17 14 (1.99%) Android
18 12 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (24.79%) ITIL
2 57 (8.12%) Problem Management
3 39 (5.56%) CRM
3 39 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 34 (4.84%) Time Management
5 33 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (4.13%) Mentoring
7 24 (3.42%) Incident Management
7 24 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (2.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (2.85%) Project Management
9 19 (2.71%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (2.42%) Presales
10 17 (2.42%) Service Management
11 15 (2.14%) High Availability
11 15 (2.14%) Migration
11 15 (2.14%) Server Building
12 14 (1.99%) Business Continuity
12 14 (1.99%) ITIL V3
13 12 (1.71%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 150 (21.37%) SQL
2 116 (16.52%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.85%) T-SQL
4 19 (2.71%) VBScript
5 17 (2.42%) C#
6 15 (2.14%) Bash Shell
6 15 (2.14%) C
7 8 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.85%) COBOL
8 6 (0.85%) Perl
8 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.43%) VB
10 1 (0.14%) Java
10 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 141 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (13.25%) MCSE
3 86 (12.25%) MCSA
4 59 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (7.12%) CCNA
6 49 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 44 (6.27%) MCP
8 39 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 30 (4.27%) Degree
10 22 (3.13%) MCITP
11 18 (2.56%) CCNP
12 17 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.57%) CCA
13 11 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.42%) MCTS
14 10 (1.42%) Server+ Certification
15 9 (1.28%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.14%) DBS Check
16 8 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (11.82%) SLA
2 6 (0.85%) QA
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) COBIT
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 469 (66.81%) Active Directory
2 228 (32.48%) Hyper-V
3 219 (31.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (7.83%) vSphere
5 46 (6.55%) XenApp
6 44 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (6.13%) XenDesktop
8 34 (4.84%) VirtualBox
9 23 (3.28%) Terminal Services
10 20 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.57%) vCloud
12 10 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.00%) Firmware
14 7 (1.00%) VMware NSX
14 7 (1.00%) XenServer
15 5 (0.71%) KVM
15 5 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.28%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 82 (11.68%) SCCM
2 33 (4.70%) Backup Exec
3 30 (4.27%) WSUS
4 27 (3.85%) SCOM
5 23 (3.28%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.00%) PowerCLI
8 7 (1.00%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.85%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.85%) TIBCO Hawk
10 5 (0.71%) Ansible
10 5 (0.71%) IBM BigFix
10 5 (0.71%) Netcool
10 5 (0.71%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.71%) Simpana
10 5 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 404 (57.55%) Microsoft
2 361 (51.42%) VMware
3 144 (20.51%) Cisco
4 112 (15.95%) Citrix
5 46 (6.55%) Juniper
6 37 (5.27%) Dell
7 35 (4.99%) HP
7 35 (4.99%) Palo Alto
8 34 (4.84%) F5
9 27 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 26 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 26 (3.70%) Crossbeam
10 26 (3.70%) Sourcefire
11 25 (3.56%) Oracle
11 25 (3.56%) Red Hat
11 25 (3.56%) Veeam
12 23 (3.28%) Symantec
13 22 (3.13%) ZyXEL
14 21 (2.99%) Apple
14 21 (2.99%) NetApp