Windows Server 2008 Jobs

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Windows Server 2008 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 747 703 796
Rank change year-on-year -44 +93 -262
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 157 219 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.45% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 129 186 445
10th Percentile £23,950 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,281 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,250 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.30% -13.64% -3.75%
75th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £52,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.51% -1.33%

All Operating Systems
UK

Windows Server 2008 falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14,390 15,119 32,044
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 16.35% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10,771 10,301 16,333
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the UK

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the UK

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 15 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -13 149 £40,000 +22.14% 19
UK excluding London -112 119 £40,000 +25.00% 20
Work from Home +29 48 £42,500 +8.97% 7
London +102 34 £41,500 +3.75% 1
North of England -2 29 £42,500 +8.97% 4
South East -67 28 £43,750 +38.89% 7
East of England +8 27 £33,000 -22.35% 3
Yorkshire +67 20 £45,000 +14.65% 2
South West -35 16 £34,750 +31.13% 5
Midlands -57 15 £45,000 +42.86%
West Midlands -29 10 £36,250 +19.83%
North West -37 7 £23,500 -39.74% 2
East Midlands -30 5 £57,500 +51.32%
Scotland -68 4 £48,500 +12.14% 1
North East -17 2 £62,783 +56.96%

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (45.22%) Microsoft Exchange
2 34 (21.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (17.83%) SharePoint
5 23 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.10%) IIS
7 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.55%) TWiki
8 3 (1.91%) Confluence
9 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (26.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Sage 200
1 2 (1.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 85 (54.14%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (35.67%) Azure
3 25 (15.92%) AWS
4 11 (7.01%) Entra ID
5 8 (5.10%) GCP
6 7 (4.46%) Mimecast
7 5 (3.18%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.91%) Google Workspace
8 3 (1.91%) Slack
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.64%) IaaS
10 1 (0.64%) PaaS
10 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (47.13%) DNS
2 56 (35.67%) Firewall
3 53 (33.76%) DHCP
4 35 (22.29%) TCP/IP
5 21 (13.38%) SAN
5 21 (13.38%) VPN
6 19 (12.10%) VLAN
7 17 (10.83%) WAN
8 15 (9.55%) LAN
9 10 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (5.73%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (4.46%) SSL
12 5 (3.18%) Skype
12 5 (3.18%) VoIP
13 4 (2.55%) Wireless
14 3 (1.91%) HTTPS
14 3 (1.91%) xDSL
15 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (1.27%) Network Security
15 2 (1.27%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.01%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) MS Access
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) eggPlant
2 6 (3.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.91%) Git
3 3 (1.91%) GitLab
3 3 (1.91%) JIRA
General
1 47 (29.94%) Social Skills
2 21 (13.38%) Finance
3 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.73%) Aerospace
5 8 (5.10%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (4.46%) Public Sector
6 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.82%) Automotive
7 6 (3.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (3.82%) Law
7 6 (3.82%) Legal
8 4 (2.55%) Retail
9 2 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 43 (27.39%) Support Engineer
2 35 (22.29%) IT Support
3 23 (14.65%) IT Engineer
4 19 (12.10%) IT Support Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) IT Technician
6 17 (10.83%) Senior
7 16 (10.19%) Analyst
8 13 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (8.28%) Administrator
9 12 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 9 (5.73%) Service Analyst
12 9 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (5.10%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (8.92%) Driving Licence
2 14 (8.92%) Replication
3 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.10%) Clustering
4 8 (5.10%) VAX
5 6 (3.82%) Cyberattack
5 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.91%) Robotics
6 3 (1.91%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.64%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Onboarding
8 1 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (69.43%) Windows Server
3 82 (52.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (45.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 61 (38.85%) Windows 10
6 45 (28.66%) Windows 7
7 40 (25.48%) Linux
8 37 (23.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 22 (14.01%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.18%) Android
13 4 (2.55%) CentOS
13 4 (2.55%) Debian
13 4 (2.55%) Unix
13 4 (2.55%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.55%) Windows NT
13 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.91%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.75%) ITIL
2 36 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (14.01%) Collaborative Working
4 22 (14.01%) Customer Service
5 17 (10.83%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (10.19%) Migration
6 16 (10.19%) Service Delivery
7 15 (9.55%) Agile
7 15 (9.55%) ITSM
8 13 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (8.28%) Time Management
9 11 (7.01%) Batch Scripting
9 11 (7.01%) Cryptography
9 11 (7.01%) Data Loss Prevention
9 11 (7.01%) DevOps
10 10 (6.37%) Project Management
10 10 (6.37%) Service Management
11 9 (5.73%) Software Testing
11 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.20%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.55%) SQL
3 12 (7.64%) VBScript
4 3 (1.91%) Bash
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Degree
2 20 (12.74%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (9.55%) MCSA
5 11 (7.01%) CREST Certified
5 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.18%) MCSE
8 4 (2.55%) RHCT
9 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.64%) CCNA
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) QA
2 6 (3.82%) SLA
3 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (56.69%) Active Directory
2 51 (32.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (26.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.01%) Terminal Services
5 10 (6.37%) XenApp
6 7 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.55%) KVM
7 4 (2.55%) vSphere
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.64%) NFS
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (6.37%) SCCM
3 8 (5.10%) EMC VPLEX
3 8 (5.10%) Nagios
4 7 (4.46%) WSUS
5 6 (3.82%) SCOM
6 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.55%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.55%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.91%) Terraform
9 2 (1.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (1.27%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.64%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.64%) VxRail
Vendors
1 105 (66.88%) Microsoft
2 75 (47.77%) VMware
3 31 (19.75%) Cisco
4 17 (10.83%) Citrix
4 17 (10.83%) Veeam
5 12 (7.64%) EMC
6 11 (7.01%) Bloomberg
6 11 (7.01%) FactSet
6 11 (7.01%) MobileIron
6 11 (7.01%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.01%) Refinitiv
7 9 (5.73%) Veritas
8 8 (5.10%) Centreon
8 8 (5.10%) Sybase
9 6 (3.82%) Avaya
9 6 (3.82%) Dell
9 6 (3.82%) Epicor
10 5 (3.18%) HP
11 4 (2.55%) Apple
11 4 (2.55%) NEC