Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 99 74
Rank change year-on-year -82 -25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 529 916 1,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 3.12% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 11.06% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 441 776 1,199
South East median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,938 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £52,125 £52,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 7,439 8,279 11,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.09% 28.23% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,088 7,088 9,677
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Thames Valley -84 187 £40,000 +9.59% 21
Surrey -7 142 £37,500 +22.95% 9
Hampshire -75 109 £32,000 +1.59% 14
Berkshire -68 106 £40,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire -22 61 £45,000 +38.46% 7
West Sussex +3 43 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Kent -9 43 £32,500 - 3
Oxfordshire -48 20 £40,000 +11.11% 2
East Sussex -71 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Middlesex +9 2 £34,500 -8.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 529 (100.00%) Windows
2 418 (79.02%) Windows Server
3 377 (71.27%) Active Directory
4 351 (66.35%) Microsoft
5 331 (62.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 278 (52.55%) VMware
7 201 (38.00%) Windows 10
8 197 (37.24%) Office 365
9 191 (36.11%) Windows 7
10 186 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 165 (31.19%) Firewall
12 164 (31.00%) Hyper-V
13 158 (29.87%) MS Exchange
14 142 (26.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 141 (26.65%) ITIL
16 139 (26.28%) Windows 8
17 132 (24.95%) DNS
18 129 (24.39%) Citrix
19 127 (24.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 120 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 117 (22.12%) SQL
21 117 (22.12%) DHCP
22 105 (19.85%) PowerShell
23 103 (19.47%) SQL Server
24 98 (18.53%) Exchange Server 2010
25 92 (17.39%) Cisco
26 89 (16.82%) MCSE
27 86 (16.26%) SCCM
28 81 (15.31%) Linux
29 79 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 158 (29.87%) MS Exchange
2 98 (18.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (9.45%) IIS
5 30 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 22 (4.16%) Skype for Business
7 14 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.13%) Confluence
8 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.95%) Apache
9 5 (0.95%) DataSynapse
9 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.57%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.19%) JBoss
12 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.19%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 197 (37.24%) Office 365
2 142 (26.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (7.37%) PaaS
5 34 (6.43%) IaaS
6 33 (6.24%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (3.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.89%) G Suite
8 10 (1.89%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.76%) SaaS
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.57%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 165 (31.19%) Firewall
2 132 (24.95%) DNS
3 117 (22.12%) DHCP
4 63 (11.91%) LAN
5 60 (11.34%) WAN
6 59 (11.15%) SAN
7 54 (10.21%) VPN
8 49 (9.26%) Network Security
9 40 (7.56%) VLAN
10 36 (6.81%) VoIP
11 33 (6.24%) Internet
12 32 (6.05%) TCP/IP
13 22 (4.16%) Wireless
14 21 (3.97%) NetScaler
15 20 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (2.84%) Skype
17 14 (2.65%) IP Telephony
17 14 (2.65%) NAS
18 12 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
19 11 (2.08%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.13%) MySQL
6 5 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.38%) MS Access
8 2 (0.38%) Power BI
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.19%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (2.46%) JIRA
2 11 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.13%) MSI
4 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.76%) Chocolatey
6 4 (0.76%) Subversion
6 4 (0.76%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.57%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 73 (13.80%) Finance
2 17 (3.21%) Legal
3 14 (2.65%) Retail
4 13 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.27%) Back Office
6 10 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.89%) Marketing
7 7 (1.32%) Law
8 5 (0.95%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.19%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 105 (19.85%) Analyst
2 105 (19.85%) Support Engineer
3 74 (13.99%) IT Support
4 69 (13.04%) IT Engineer
5 47 (8.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 46 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 46 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 31 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (5.86%) Administrator
8 30 (5.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 29 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
9 29 (5.48%) IT Analyst
10 28 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
12 25 (4.73%) Azure Engineer
13 24 (4.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (4.54%) Server Engineer
13 24 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.54%) .NET
2 19 (3.59%) Web Services
3 9 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.51%) WCF
5 5 (0.95%) LDAP
6 4 (0.76%) JSON
6 4 (0.76%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.57%) HTML
8 2 (0.38%) COM
8 2 (0.38%) Middleware
8 2 (0.38%) XML
9 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.19%) CSS
9 1 (0.19%) J2EE
9 1 (0.19%) Java EE
9 1 (0.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.83%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.13%) Data Centre
4 42 (7.94%) PKI
5 19 (3.59%) Clustering
6 16 (3.02%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.65%) iPhone
7 14 (2.65%) iSeries
8 12 (2.27%) iPad
8 12 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.89%) AS400
10 10 (1.89%) NHS
11 9 (1.70%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.51%) Replication
13 7 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.13%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 529 (100.00%) Windows
2 418 (79.02%) Windows Server
3 331 (62.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 201 (38.00%) Windows 10
5 191 (36.11%) Windows 7
6 139 (26.28%) Windows 8
7 81 (15.31%) Linux
8 50 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.16%) Windows XP
10 16 (3.02%) Unix
11 11 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (1.70%) CentOS
14 8 (1.51%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.32%) AIX
15 7 (1.32%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.32%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.95%) Solaris
16 5 (0.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (26.65%) ITIL
2 127 (24.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 68 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (12.29%) Migration
5 43 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.56%) Load Balancing
7 36 (6.81%) Network Virtualisation
8 31 (5.86%) DevOps
9 25 (4.73%) Scrum
10 23 (4.35%) Change Management
10 23 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 23 (4.35%) Server Patching
11 22 (4.16%) Time Management
12 21 (3.97%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.97%) IT Strategy
13 20 (3.78%) Customer Requirements
13 20 (3.78%) ITIL V3
13 20 (3.78%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.59%) Service Management
15 18 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (22.12%) SQL
2 105 (19.85%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.35%) C#
4 17 (3.21%) C
5 11 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.89%) VBScript
7 9 (1.70%) C++
8 7 (1.32%) Java
8 7 (1.32%) Python
8 7 (1.32%) VB
8 7 (1.32%) VBA
9 6 (1.13%) Perl
10 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 120 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (16.82%) MCSE
3 48 (9.07%) MCSA
4 43 (8.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 39 (7.37%) Degree
6 35 (6.62%) Security Cleared
7 34 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (5.67%) MCP
9 29 (5.48%) CCNA
10 25 (4.73%) SC Cleared
11 22 (4.16%) CCNP
12 20 (3.78%) MCITP
13 13 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (2.46%) MCTS
14 11 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.89%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.70%) CCA
16 9 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (1.32%) VCP5
18 6 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.88%) SLA
2 9 (1.70%) GDPR
3 8 (1.51%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.51%) PMO
4 4 (0.76%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) GPG13
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 377 (71.27%) Active Directory
2 186 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (31.00%) Hyper-V
4 68 (12.85%) XenApp
5 61 (11.53%) XenDesktop
6 38 (7.18%) vSphere
7 29 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (3.02%) VirtualBox
10 12 (2.27%) DFS Replication
10 12 (2.27%) ProxySG
10 12 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.27%) XenServer
11 9 (1.70%) Firmware
11 9 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (1.51%) Docker
12 8 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (1.51%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.95%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 86 (16.26%) SCCM
2 47 (8.88%) SCOM
3 31 (5.86%) WSUS
4 24 (4.54%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.59%) Failover Clustering
6 16 (3.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (1.89%) EdgeSight
8 10 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (1.70%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.32%) Packer
11 7 (1.32%) Terraform
12 6 (1.13%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.95%) Ansible
13 5 (0.95%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.95%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 351 (66.35%) Microsoft
2 278 (52.55%) VMware
3 129 (24.39%) Citrix
4 92 (17.39%) Cisco
5 27 (5.10%) SolarWinds
6 26 (4.91%) Veeam
7 25 (4.73%) HP
8 24 (4.54%) Apple
9 22 (4.16%) Symantec
10 20 (3.78%) IBM
11 17 (3.21%) Dell
12 16 (3.02%) Ivanti
13 15 (2.84%) Google
14 13 (2.46%) Oracle
15 11 (2.08%) SonicWALL
16 10 (1.89%) NetApp
16 10 (1.89%) Sophos
17 9 (1.70%) Splunk
18 8 (1.51%) Forcepoint
18 8 (1.51%) WatchGuard