The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.79% 7.07% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 17.09% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 10
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -52.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £39,550 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 117 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.37% 41.34% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85 112 58
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedford region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (92.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (88.89%) VPN
3 72 (88.89%) DNS
4 68 (83.95%) VMware
5 67 (82.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (76.54%) Firewall
7 57 (70.37%) MCSE
8 55 (67.90%) Citrix
9 54 (66.67%) DHCP
10 50 (61.73%) WAN
10 50 (61.73%) Lotus Domino
10 50 (61.73%) Lotus
10 50 (61.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 49 (60.49%) LAN
12 48 (59.26%) SAN
12 48 (59.26%) McAfee
13 41 (50.62%) vSphere
14 40 (49.38%) Windows 7
14 40 (49.38%) Android
14 40 (49.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
14 40 (49.38%) Windows Phone 8
14 40 (49.38%) Windows Phone
15 39 (48.15%) Symantec
16 38 (46.91%) Backup Exec
17 37 (45.68%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (45.68%) McAfee ePO
17 37 (45.68%) SecurID
17 37 (45.68%) Blackberry

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (61.73%) Lotus Domino
2 40 (49.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (34.57%) SharePoint
4 23 (28.40%) IIS
5 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
6 20 (24.69%) SharePoint Server
7 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (16.05%) IBM Notes
9 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.47%) Lync
11 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (43.21%) MS Office
2 33 (40.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (88.89%) VPN
1 72 (88.89%) DNS
2 62 (76.54%) Firewall
3 54 (66.67%) DHCP
4 50 (61.73%) WAN
5 49 (60.49%) LAN
6 48 (59.26%) SAN
7 37 (45.68%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (27.16%) SSL
9 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
10 18 (22.22%) Internet
11 17 (20.99%) Network Security
11 17 (20.99%) HTTP
11 17 (20.99%) HTTPS
12 12 (14.81%) VLAN
13 11 (13.58%) VoIP
14 6 (7.41%) VRRP
15 4 (4.94%) NetScaler
16 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 40 (49.38%) Network Support
2 39 (48.15%) Network Engineer
3 35 (43.21%) PC Support
4 33 (40.74%) PC Engineer
5 27 (33.33%) Analyst
5 27 (33.33%) Support Engineer
6 25 (30.86%) Support Analyst
7 21 (25.93%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (24.69%) PC Support Engineer
9 16 (19.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (17.28%) Network Support Analyst
10 14 (17.28%) Administrator
10 14 (17.28%) Network Analyst
11 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (16.05%) Server Support Analyst
11 13 (16.05%) Server Engineer
11 13 (16.05%) Server Analyst
11 13 (16.05%) Server Support
12 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.68%) SecurID
1 37 (45.68%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.64%) Replication
3 6 (7.41%) Firmware
4 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (92.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (49.38%) Windows 7
3 40 (49.38%) Android
3 40 (49.38%) Windows Phone 8
3 40 (49.38%) Windows Phone
4 37 (45.68%) VMS
5 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 17 (20.99%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) ITIL
1 11 (13.58%) Change Control
1 11 (13.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (4.94%) Migration
2 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
2 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
3 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (1.23%) Process Improvement
4 1 (1.23%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.23%) Project Management
4 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (82.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (70.37%) MCSE
3 19 (23.46%) MCP
4 15 (18.52%) CCNA
4 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (17.28%) CCSP
5 14 (17.28%) CCNP
5 14 (17.28%) CCIP
6 8 (9.88%) MCSA
7 7 (8.64%) CCA
7 7 (8.64%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (8.64%) MCITP
8 4 (4.94%) CCIA
9 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.47%) Degree
10 2 (2.47%) MCTS
11 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (50.62%) vSphere
3 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (28.40%) XenApp
5 18 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 14 (17.28%) ISA Server
7 13 (16.05%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (16.05%) UAG
8 4 (4.94%) XenServer
8 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (46.91%) Backup Exec
2 37 (45.68%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 68 (83.95%) VMware
2 55 (67.90%) Citrix
3 50 (61.73%) Lotus
4 48 (59.26%) McAfee
5 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
6 39 (48.15%) Symantec
7 37 (45.68%) Clearswift
8 16 (19.75%) Cisco
9 4 (4.94%) Wyse
10 1 (1.23%) HP
10 1 (1.23%) Dell
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