Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 171 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 -73 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 488 623 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.83% 1.97% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.31% 7.52% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 425 516 781
South East median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% - -

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 6,675 8,283 8,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.10% 26.16% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,408 6,944 7,267
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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
Surrey +24 157 £45,000 +28.57%
Thames Valley -9 123 £35,000 -2.10% 4
Hampshire -28 121 £34,500 +13.11% 2
Berkshire -31 65 £40,000 -9.09% 4
West Sussex +34 64 £47,500 +82.69%
Oxfordshire +66 42 £32,500 -7.14%
Kent +3 23 £26,500 -11.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -32 16 £33,000 +1.54%
East Sussex 0 2 £22,500 -52.63%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 488 (100.00%) Windows
2 362 (74.18%) Active Directory
3 352 (72.13%) Windows Server
4 280 (57.38%) Microsoft
5 274 (56.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 251 (51.43%) VMware
7 203 (41.60%) Windows 10
8 192 (39.34%) Hyper-V
9 187 (38.32%) Windows 7
10 178 (36.48%) Office 365
11 154 (31.56%) DHCP
12 151 (30.94%) DNS
13 143 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 139 (28.48%) Linux
15 138 (28.28%) Firewall
16 136 (27.87%) MS Exchange
17 119 (24.39%) SQL
18 116 (23.77%) SQL Server
19 113 (23.16%) PowerShell
20 111 (22.75%) ITIL
21 103 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
22 96 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
23 91 (18.65%) Microsoft Office
24 84 (17.21%) Windows 8
25 82 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
26 81 (16.60%) Citrix
27 76 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 73 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
28 73 (14.96%) Cisco
29 72 (14.75%) SCCM

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
1 136 (27.87%) MS Exchange
2 71 (14.55%) IIS
3 68 (13.93%) SharePoint
4 59 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.66%) Skype for Business
9 12 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.82%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.41%) Site Server
14 1 (0.20%) Apache
14 1 (0.20%) iPlanet
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 91 (18.65%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 178 (36.48%) Office 365
2 96 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.92%) IaaS
5 20 (4.10%) PaaS
6 19 (3.89%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.43%) Datadog
9 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.23%) iTunes
10 6 (1.23%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.02%) Mimecast
11 5 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (31.56%) DHCP
2 151 (30.94%) DNS
3 138 (28.28%) Firewall
4 65 (13.32%) TCP/IP
5 62 (12.70%) WAN
6 50 (10.25%) LAN
7 43 (8.81%) SAN
7 43 (8.81%) VPN
8 42 (8.61%) Internet
9 35 (7.17%) VoIP
10 30 (6.15%) VLAN
11 29 (5.94%) Wireless
12 21 (4.30%) Network Security
13 20 (4.10%) Skype
14 14 (2.87%) NetScaler
14 14 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (2.05%) SSL
17 8 (1.64%) ADSL
17 8 (1.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (2.46%) Data Lake
8 12 (2.46%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.05%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.64%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.23%) DB2
13 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.82%) MS Access
14 4 (0.82%) MySQL
14 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.84%) JIRA
6 8 (1.64%) AdminStudio
6 8 (1.64%) Chocolatey
6 8 (1.64%) InstallShield
6 8 (1.64%) MSI
7 7 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.43%) Travis CI
7 7 (1.43%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (10.86%) Finance
2 9 (1.84%) Legal
3 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.82%) Back Office
5 4 (0.82%) Games
6 3 (0.61%) Law
6 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.61%) Retail
7 2 (0.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.41%) Electronics
7 2 (0.41%) Military
8 1 (0.20%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) German Language
8 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (23.36%) Analyst
2 100 (20.49%) IT Engineer
3 82 (16.80%) Support Engineer
4 77 (15.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (14.96%) IT Support
6 43 (8.81%) IT Support Engineer
6 43 (8.81%) Support Analyst
7 40 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 34 (6.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 31 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
10 29 (5.94%) Support Technician
11 28 (5.74%) Administrator
12 27 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
13 25 (5.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (5.12%) IT Technician
13 25 (5.12%) Senior IT Engineer
13 25 (5.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (4.92%) IT Analyst
14 24 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
15 23 (4.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.35%) .NET
2 15 (3.07%) JSON
2 15 (3.07%) X-Windows
3 12 (2.46%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.84%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (1.43%) Web Services
6 4 (0.82%) LDAP
7 3 (0.61%) J2EE
7 3 (0.61%) Web Services Management
8 2 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.20%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) Django
9 1 (0.20%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) Keycloak
9 1 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.76%) PKI
3 32 (6.56%) Clustering
4 30 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (3.89%) Driving Licence
7 19 (3.89%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.46%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.46%) Reinsurance
9 11 (2.25%) NHS
10 10 (2.05%) iPhone
11 9 (1.84%) CMDB
12 8 (1.64%) AS400
12 8 (1.64%) iSeries
13 7 (1.43%) Fintech
14 6 (1.23%) Fibre Optics
15 5 (1.02%) HACMP
16 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
16 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 488 (100.00%) Windows
2 352 (72.13%) Windows Server
3 274 (56.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 203 (41.60%) Windows 10
5 187 (38.32%) Windows 7
6 139 (28.48%) Linux
7 84 (17.21%) Windows 8
8 82 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (11.07%) Unix
10 25 (5.12%) Windows XP
11 20 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.46%) CentOS
13 11 (2.25%) AIX
13 11 (2.25%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.05%) Android
14 10 (2.05%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.84%) Windows NT
16 7 (1.43%) DC/OS
16 7 (1.43%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.75%) ITIL
2 76 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 73 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (7.58%) High Availability
6 37 (7.58%) Migration
7 35 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (6.76%) Incident Management
8 33 (6.76%) Remediation Plan
8 33 (6.76%) Runbook
9 30 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 30 (6.15%) Service Management
10 29 (5.94%) Scrum
11 27 (5.53%) Service Delivery
12 26 (5.33%) DevOps
13 25 (5.12%) Problem Management
14 24 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (4.51%) SDLC
16 21 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 119 (24.39%) SQL
2 113 (23.16%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.33%) VBScript
4 19 (3.89%) C#
5 14 (2.87%) Python
6 11 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.84%) C
8 7 (1.43%) Java
8 7 (1.43%) Perl
9 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.61%) C++
10 3 (0.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (11.07%) MCSA
3 51 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 50 (10.25%) MCSE
5 35 (7.17%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.10%) Degree
7 15 (3.07%) MCP
8 14 (2.87%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.87%) MCITP
9 10 (2.05%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.84%) CCNA
10 9 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.23%) CCNP
12 6 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.02%) CISSP
14 4 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.82%) HNC
14 4 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.99%) SLA
2 27 (5.53%) GDPR
3 9 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.23%) COBIT
5 5 (1.02%) QA
6 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.82%) PMO
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 362 (74.18%) Active Directory
2 192 (39.34%) Hyper-V
3 143 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (12.09%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (7.17%) XenApp
6 32 (6.56%) vSphere
7 19 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (3.07%) DFS Replication
8 15 (3.07%) LXC
9 12 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (2.25%) VirtualBox
11 10 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.84%) Docker
13 7 (1.43%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
15 5 (1.02%) KVM
15 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (0.82%) Firmware
16 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (14.75%) SCCM
2 22 (4.51%) Puppet
2 22 (4.51%) vCenter Server
3 20 (4.10%) SCOM
4 19 (3.89%) WSUS
5 15 (3.07%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.87%) Ansible
7 13 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.46%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.05%) Backup Exec
10 9 (1.84%) Kubernetes
11 8 (1.64%) vRealize
12 7 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.43%) Packer
12 7 (1.43%) Terraform
13 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (1.23%) Tivoli
14 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 280 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 251 (51.43%) VMware
3 81 (16.60%) Citrix
4 73 (14.96%) Cisco
5 40 (8.20%) SolarWinds
6 37 (7.58%) HP
7 35 (7.17%) Symantec
8 34 (6.97%) Ivanti
9 33 (6.76%) IBM
10 30 (6.15%) Dell
11 23 (4.71%) Oracle
12 22 (4.51%) SonicWALL
13 20 (4.10%) ServiceNow
14 16 (3.28%) EMC
15 14 (2.87%) Sophos
16 13 (2.66%) Veeam
16 13 (2.66%) WatchGuard
17 12 (2.46%) Dynatrace
17 12 (2.46%) McAfee
17 12 (2.46%) Splunk