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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 743 502 266
Rank change year-on-year -241 -236 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 135 117 41
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.17% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% 1.70% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 118 95 34
10th Percentile £25,875 £24,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £41,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -30.43% +69.12%
75th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £69,500 -
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - - +6.67%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14,006 6,901 1,823
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.67% 18.36% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,682 5,566 1,563
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows Server 2008
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Windows Server 2008 trend for jobs with a WFH option

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Windows Server 2008.

Windows Server 2008 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Windows Server 2008 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Windows Server 2008 job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 94 (69.63%) Active Directory
4 89 (65.93%) Windows Server
5 72 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (53.33%) VMware
6 69 (51.11%) Microsoft 365
7 60 (44.44%) DNS
8 58 (42.96%) Azure
8 58 (42.96%) Windows 10
9 57 (42.22%) DHCP
10 53 (39.26%) PowerShell
11 52 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (38.52%) Windows Server 2016
12 48 (35.56%) Hyper-V
13 37 (27.41%) ITIL
14 36 (26.67%) Social Skills
15 33 (24.44%) Citrix
16 32 (23.70%) Windows 7
17 31 (22.96%) SQL
17 31 (22.96%) TCP/IP
18 28 (20.74%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (20.74%) Firewall
19 27 (20.00%) SharePoint
19 27 (20.00%) Linux
20 26 (19.26%) WAN
20 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2019
21 25 (18.52%) Cisco
22 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
22 24 (17.78%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 27 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.15%) IIS
4 8 (5.93%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.70%) Apache
6 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 69 (51.11%) Microsoft 365
2 58 (42.96%) Azure
3 18 (13.33%) AWS
4 14 (10.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.41%) OneDrive
6 8 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (5.93%) Amazon S3
6 8 (5.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 8 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (5.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 8 (5.93%) Route 53
6 8 (5.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (5.19%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (4.44%) Rubrik
8 6 (4.44%) Serverless
9 4 (2.96%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.96%) Nutanix
10 2 (1.48%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (44.44%) DNS
2 57 (42.22%) DHCP
3 31 (22.96%) TCP/IP
4 28 (20.74%) Firewall
5 26 (19.26%) WAN
6 23 (17.04%) LAN
7 18 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (13.33%) VLAN
8 11 (8.15%) SAN
9 10 (7.41%) VPN
10 8 (5.93%) Skype
11 6 (4.44%) IP Telephony
11 6 (4.44%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.70%) VoIP
13 4 (2.96%) Network Security
14 3 (2.22%) MPLS
14 3 (2.22%) Wireless
15 2 (1.48%) Internet
15 2 (1.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.22%) MySQL
4 2 (1.48%) DB2
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.48%) Power BI
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
General
1 36 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 17 (12.59%) Finance
3 15 (11.11%) Legal
4 13 (9.63%) Law
5 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.19%) Banking
6 7 (5.19%) Retail
7 6 (4.44%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.96%) Marketing
9 3 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.48%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.74%) Advertising
11 1 (0.74%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.78%) Analyst
3 19 (14.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 17 (12.59%) IT Support
6 16 (11.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 13 (9.63%) Administrator
8 13 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (9.63%) VMWare Administrator
8 13 (9.63%) Wintel Administrator
8 13 (9.63%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 12 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (7.41%) IT Technician
12 9 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (5.93%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
2 6 (4.44%) XMPP
3 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.22%) CSS
4 3 (2.22%) HTML
4 3 (2.22%) JSP
4 3 (2.22%) XAMPP
4 3 (2.22%) XML
4 3 (2.22%) XSLT
5 2 (1.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) Middleware
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.89%) Replication
3 7 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.44%) Clustering
5 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.22%) Tandem
7 2 (1.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Anti-Spyware
8 1 (0.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
8 1 (0.74%) iSeries
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (65.93%) Windows Server
3 72 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (42.96%) Windows 10
5 52 (38.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (23.70%) Windows 7
7 27 (20.00%) Linux
8 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2019
9 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (8.89%) Windows 8
11 11 (8.15%) Unix
12 5 (3.70%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.96%) CentOS
13 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.48%) Debian
16 1 (0.74%) AIX
16 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) ITIL
2 28 (20.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (17.78%) Incident Management
4 23 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (14.81%) Change Management
5 20 (14.81%) High Availability
6 18 (13.33%) Patch Management
7 17 (12.59%) Security Patching
8 16 (11.85%) Project Delivery
9 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (10.37%) Mathematics
10 14 (10.37%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
12 11 (8.15%) CRM
12 11 (8.15%) Time Management
13 9 (6.67%) Identity Management
13 9 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
14 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.93%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.26%) PowerShell
2 31 (22.96%) SQL
3 20 (14.81%) C#
4 17 (12.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (3.70%) Bash
5 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.70%) Python
6 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.22%) PHP
7 3 (2.22%) VBA
8 2 (1.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) Java
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (8.15%) MCSE
4 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.41%) CCNA
5 10 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.93%) AWS Certification
6 8 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.96%) MCSA
8 2 (1.48%) ACSP
8 2 (1.48%) CCDA
8 2 (1.48%) HP AIS
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.48%) MCITP
8 2 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) SLA
2 9 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.22%) GDPR
5 2 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 94 (69.63%) Active Directory
2 52 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (35.56%) Hyper-V
4 19 (14.07%) vSphere
5 14 (10.37%) XenApp
6 10 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.19%) Docker
9 5 (3.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.96%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.48%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.74%) Firmware
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (14.07%) SCCM
3 14 (10.37%) WSUS
4 13 (9.63%) NetBackup
5 10 (7.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 8 (5.93%) Avamar
7 7 (5.19%) vRealize
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (3.70%) Puppet
10 3 (2.22%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.74%) Nessus
12 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.74%) SCOM
12 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 99 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 72 (53.33%) VMware
3 33 (24.44%) Citrix
4 25 (18.52%) Cisco
5 16 (11.85%) Veeam
6 14 (10.37%) Veritas
7 10 (7.41%) EMC
7 10 (7.41%) IBM
8 9 (6.67%) HP
9 8 (5.93%) CloudEndure
9 8 (5.93%) Oracle
10 7 (5.19%) iManage
10 7 (5.19%) Palo Alto
10 7 (5.19%) Qualys
11 6 (4.44%) Avaya
11 6 (4.44%) Concur
11 6 (4.44%) Isilon
11 6 (4.44%) Red Box
11 6 (4.44%) SAP
11 6 (4.44%) SolarWinds