Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 174 170
Rank change year-on-year -75 -4 -69
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 255 504 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.87% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 7.52% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 213 440 576
South East median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -1.41%

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 5,638 6,704 8,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.88% 24.93% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,642 5,489 7,256
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,494
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.96% -4.72%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,650 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 -25 71 £29,000 -14.71% 14
Thames Valley +2 70 £35,000 -1.41% 24
Surrey -67 53 £34,750 -22.78% 20
Berkshire +17 39 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Kent +21 33 £37,500 +33.93% 3
West Sussex -32 19 £37,500 -26.83% 7
Oxfordshire +7 18 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 13 £30,000 -24.05% 4
East Sussex +14 5 £31,000 +37.78% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (72.16%) Active Directory
3 179 (70.20%) Windows Server
4 168 (65.88%) Microsoft
5 133 (52.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 124 (48.63%) VMware
7 98 (38.43%) Office 365
8 93 (36.47%) DHCP
9 87 (34.12%) DNS
10 86 (33.73%) Windows 7
11 85 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 81 (31.76%) Windows 10
13 77 (30.20%) Hyper-V
14 76 (29.80%) Firewall
15 74 (29.02%) MS Exchange
16 60 (23.53%) TCP/IP
17 58 (22.75%) Citrix
17 58 (22.75%) SCCM
18 53 (20.78%) Azure
19 51 (20.00%) HP
20 50 (19.61%) Cisco
20 50 (19.61%) ITIL
20 50 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
21 47 (18.43%) SQL
22 46 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (17.25%) PowerShell
23 44 (17.25%) SQL Server
24 43 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
25 42 (16.47%) Windows 8
25 42 (16.47%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 74 (29.02%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (10.59%) SharePoint
4 24 (9.41%) IIS
5 22 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.96%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.57%) Apache
9 4 (1.57%) JBoss
9 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.39%) Confluence
12 1 (0.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 43 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.96%) Exchequer
2 5 (1.96%) Line 50
2 5 (1.96%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (38.43%) Office 365
2 53 (20.78%) Azure
3 28 (10.98%) AWS
4 18 (7.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.96%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.96%) PowerApps
6 4 (1.57%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.18%) SaaS
8 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.39%) G Suite
9 1 (0.39%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 93 (36.47%) DHCP
2 87 (34.12%) DNS
3 76 (29.80%) Firewall
4 60 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 32 (12.55%) VLAN
6 31 (12.16%) LAN
7 30 (11.76%) WAN
8 25 (9.80%) VPN
9 21 (8.24%) VoIP
10 20 (7.84%) Wireless
11 17 (6.67%) Internet
11 17 (6.67%) SAN
12 11 (4.31%) SSL
13 8 (3.14%) Skype
14 7 (2.75%) ADSL
14 7 (2.75%) SMTP
14 7 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.96%) Broadband
15 5 (1.96%) NAS
16 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (8.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.35%) AdminStudio
4 6 (2.35%) InstallShield
4 6 (2.35%) MSI
5 4 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.18%) Chocolatey
6 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (5.88%) Finance
2 6 (2.35%) Legal
2 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.96%) Local Government
4 4 (1.57%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.57%) Retail
5 3 (1.18%) Czech Language
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 54 (21.18%) Analyst
1 54 (21.18%) Support Engineer
2 45 (17.65%) IT Support
3 32 (12.55%) IT Engineer
4 27 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.41%) Server Engineer
6 21 (8.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 21 (8.24%) IT Technician
7 20 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 17 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (6.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (5.49%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (5.10%) Field Engineer
12 13 (5.10%) IT Support Technician
12 13 (5.10%) Support Technician
13 12 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.67%) JSON
2 6 (2.35%) .NET
3 5 (1.96%) Spring
4 4 (1.57%) COM
4 4 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.18%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.18%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.78%) Keycloak
6 2 (0.78%) LDAP
6 2 (0.78%) OAuth
6 2 (0.78%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.55%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.88%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.31%) NHS
6 10 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.14%) PKI
8 7 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.96%) Replication
10 4 (1.57%) CMDB
10 4 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) FMCG
12 2 (0.78%) iPad
13 1 (0.39%) AS400
13 1 (0.39%) Clustering
13 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.39%) iSeries
13 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 255 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (70.20%) Windows Server
3 133 (52.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (33.73%) Windows 7
5 81 (31.76%) Windows 10
6 42 (16.47%) Windows 8
7 41 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (14.51%) Linux
9 9 (3.53%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.75%) Unix
11 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.35%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.57%) AIX
13 3 (1.18%) Android
13 3 (1.18%) CentOS
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) ITIL
1 50 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (16.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (9.80%) Problem Management
5 20 (7.84%) Service Management
6 19 (7.45%) DevOps
6 19 (7.45%) Server Management
7 18 (7.06%) Proactive Management
8 17 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (6.67%) Storage Management
8 17 (6.67%) Validation
9 14 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.31%) Patch Management
12 10 (3.92%) Configuration Management
12 10 (3.92%) ITSM
13 9 (3.53%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.53%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.43%) SQL
2 44 (17.25%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.92%) Java
4 8 (3.14%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.75%) Python
5 7 (2.75%) Ruby
5 7 (2.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.57%) Go
6 4 (1.57%) VB
7 3 (1.18%) C#
7 3 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.55%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.37%) MCSE
4 25 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (9.41%) CCNA
6 23 (9.02%) DV Cleared
7 22 (8.63%) Degree
8 19 (7.45%) MCSA
9 14 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (4.31%) MCP
11 10 (3.92%) A+ Certification
12 9 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (3.53%) SC Cleared
13 8 (3.14%) CCA
14 6 (2.35%) CCNP
14 6 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.96%) MCITP
16 4 (1.57%) CCENT
17 3 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.12%) SLA
2 7 (2.75%) COBIT
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.39%) NIST
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 184 (72.16%) Active Directory
2 85 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (30.20%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (6.27%) vSphere
6 14 (5.49%) DFS Replication
7 7 (2.75%) Docker
7 7 (2.75%) NFS
8 6 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.35%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.35%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.96%) XenApp
10 3 (1.18%) LXC
11 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.39%) KVM
12 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 58 (22.75%) SCCM
2 31 (12.16%) WSUS
3 29 (11.37%) SCOM
4 18 (7.06%) NetBackup
5 17 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (6.67%) SCVMM
6 9 (3.53%) Puppet
7 7 (2.75%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.96%) Terraform
9 4 (1.57%) Ansible
9 4 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.18%) Kibana
10 3 (1.18%) logstash
10 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.18%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.78%) Grafana
11 2 (0.78%) Icinga
Vendors
1 168 (65.88%) Microsoft
2 124 (48.63%) VMware
3 58 (22.75%) Citrix
4 51 (20.00%) HP
5 50 (19.61%) Cisco
6 28 (10.98%) Symantec
7 19 (7.45%) SonicWALL
8 18 (7.06%) EMC
9 16 (6.27%) Veeam
10 15 (5.88%) WatchGuard
11 10 (3.92%) Dell
11 10 (3.92%) NetApp
11 10 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (3.53%) Asigra
13 8 (3.14%) Apple
13 8 (3.14%) Mitel
13 8 (3.14%) Oracle
13 8 (3.14%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.35%) IBM
14 6 (2.35%) SAP