Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 215 171
Rank change year-on-year -11 -44 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 89 312 507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.34% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 5.32% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 282 453
Median annual salary £36,775 £34,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% -7.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,450 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.78% -5.47% +7.14%

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 2,242 5,869 6,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.74% 25.24% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,820 4,930 5,541
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +37 41 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Surrey +30 22 £45,000 +16.13% 3
Thames Valley +53 13 £37,500 +4.02% 3
Berkshire +41 8 £41,025 +13.80% 2
West Sussex +6 7 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Oxfordshire +37 4 £37,500 +38.89% 1
East Sussex +40 3 £30,000 -3.23% 1
Kent +2 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Buckinghamshire +42 1 £25,000 -28.57%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (86.52%) Active Directory
3 74 (83.15%) Microsoft
4 68 (76.40%) VMware
5 62 (69.66%) Windows Server
6 61 (68.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (57.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (55.06%) Windows Server 2016
9 42 (47.19%) MS Exchange
10 37 (41.57%) Office 365
11 36 (40.45%) Hyper-V
12 34 (38.20%) Windows 10
12 34 (38.20%) DNS
13 32 (35.96%) SCCM
14 30 (33.71%) Azure
14 30 (33.71%) DHCP
15 29 (32.58%) VMware ESXi
16 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
17 27 (30.34%) Windows 7
18 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
18 24 (26.97%) Citrix
19 23 (25.84%) Exchange Server 2010
19 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 21 (23.60%) Cisco
21 20 (22.47%) vSphere
22 19 (21.35%) ITIL
23 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2019
23 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
23 17 (19.10%) Linux
23 17 (19.10%) SQL Server

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 42 (47.19%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.87%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (41.57%) Office 365
2 30 (33.71%) Azure
3 6 (6.74%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.37%) IaaS
4 3 (3.37%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) DNS
2 30 (33.71%) DHCP
3 17 (19.10%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.36%) Firewall
4 11 (12.36%) VPN
5 8 (8.99%) SAN
5 8 (8.99%) VLAN
5 8 (8.99%) VoIP
6 7 (7.87%) Skype
7 6 (6.74%) BGP
7 6 (6.74%) iSCSI
7 6 (6.74%) Kerberos
7 6 (6.74%) MPLS
8 4 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.37%) FTP
9 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.37%) WAN
9 3 (3.37%) WLAN
10 2 (2.25%) DKIM
10 2 (2.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
1 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.12%) Advertising
2 1 (1.12%) Back Office
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 18 (20.22%) Support Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) IT Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Platform Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) IT Support
5 11 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.12%) CSS
1 1 (1.12%) CSS3
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.36%) Replication
3 7 (7.87%) Clustering
4 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (69.66%) Windows Server
3 51 (57.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (55.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 34 (38.20%) Windows 10
6 27 (30.34%) Windows 7
7 17 (19.10%) Linux
7 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (12.36%) CentOS
8 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (11.24%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.49%) Android
10 4 (4.49%) VMS
11 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (21.35%) ITIL
3 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.11%) Application Packaging
5 8 (8.99%) Project Delivery
5 8 (8.99%) Server Management
5 8 (8.99%) Storage Management
6 7 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (7.87%) Proactive Management
6 7 (7.87%) Validation
7 6 (6.74%) ITSM
7 6 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.74%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (5.62%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.62%) Service Management
9 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.49%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.49%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) Python
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) MCSE
3 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (11.24%) CCNA
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) HND
7 2 (2.25%) MCSA
7 2 (2.25%) MCTS
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.12%) HNC
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 77 (86.52%) Active Directory
2 61 (68.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (40.45%) Hyper-V
4 29 (32.58%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (22.47%) vSphere
6 12 (13.48%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (7.87%) Firmware
8 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (4.49%) XenApp
10 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
10 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (35.96%) SCCM
2 13 (14.61%) SCOM
3 10 (11.24%) Backup Exec
4 9 (10.11%) SCVMM
5 8 (8.99%) NetBackup
5 8 (8.99%) WSUS
6 7 (7.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (3.37%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.25%) Nagios
9 2 (2.25%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 74 (83.15%) Microsoft
2 68 (76.40%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Citrix
4 21 (23.60%) Cisco
5 17 (19.10%) HP
6 14 (15.73%) Dell
7 12 (13.48%) Veeam
8 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
9 10 (11.24%) Symantec
10 9 (10.11%) EMC
11 5 (5.62%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.37%) Avaya
12 3 (3.37%) Meraki
12 3 (3.37%) Ruckus Wireless
13 2 (2.25%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (2.25%) EqualLogic
13 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.25%) WatchGuard
14 1 (1.12%) Acronis
14 1 (1.12%) NetApp