The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.92% 7.17% 8.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 20.39% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 19
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -46.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 103 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.30% 35.15% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 76
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (90.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 60 (83.33%) VPN
3 60 (83.33%) DNS
3 60 (83.33%) VMware
4 58 (80.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (75.00%) MCSE
6 52 (72.22%) Firewall
7 47 (65.28%) Citrix
8 46 (63.89%) SAN
8 46 (63.89%) Lotus
8 46 (63.89%) Lotus Domino
8 46 (63.89%) DHCP
8 46 (63.89%) WAN
8 46 (63.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 45 (62.50%) LAN
10 44 (61.11%) McAfee
11 39 (54.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 39 (54.17%) Android
11 39 (54.17%) vSphere
11 39 (54.17%) Windows Phone 8
11 39 (54.17%) Windows Phone
12 36 (50.00%) Symantec
13 35 (48.61%) Blackberry
13 35 (48.61%) Clearswift
13 35 (48.61%) VMS
13 35 (48.61%) Backup Exec
13 35 (48.61%) SecurID
13 35 (48.61%) Wi-Fi
13 35 (48.61%) McAfee ePO

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (63.89%) Lotus Domino
2 39 (54.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
4 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
5 16 (22.22%) IIS
5 16 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (15.28%) IBM Notes
8 6 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.17%) Lync
10 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
2 30 (41.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (83.33%) VPN
1 60 (83.33%) DNS
2 52 (72.22%) Firewall
3 46 (63.89%) SAN
3 46 (63.89%) WAN
3 46 (63.89%) DHCP
4 45 (62.50%) LAN
5 35 (48.61%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
7 14 (19.44%) Network Security
7 14 (19.44%) HTTP
7 14 (19.44%) HTTPS
7 14 (19.44%) SSL
8 13 (18.06%) Internet
9 9 (12.50%) VoIP
10 7 (9.72%) VLAN
11 2 (2.78%) VRRP
12 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Network Support
2 33 (45.83%) Network Engineer
3 32 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (40.28%) PC Support
5 27 (37.50%) PC Engineer
6 25 (34.72%) Analyst
7 23 (31.94%) Support Analyst
8 17 (23.61%) Network Support Analyst
8 17 (23.61%) Network Analyst
9 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
10 15 (20.83%) Network Support Engineer
11 14 (19.44%) PC Support Engineer
11 14 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (18.06%) Server Analyst
12 13 (18.06%) Server Support Analyst
12 13 (18.06%) Server Engineer
12 13 (18.06%) Server Support
13 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (13.89%) Administrator
15 6 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 35 (48.61%) Blackberry
1 35 (48.61%) SecurID
2 3 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (90.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (54.17%) Android
3 39 (54.17%) Windows Phone 8
3 39 (54.17%) Windows Phone
4 35 (48.61%) VMS
5 32 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.06%) Windows XP
7 12 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (6.94%) Migration
2 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
3 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.17%) ITIL
4 3 (4.17%) Change Control
5 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.39%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.39%) Time Management
6 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.39%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.39%) Project Management
6 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.39%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.39%) Data Management
6 1 (1.39%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (80.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (75.00%) MCSE
3 13 (18.06%) CCNA
3 13 (18.06%) MCP
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (16.67%) CCSP
4 12 (16.67%) CCNP
4 12 (16.67%) CCIP
5 7 (9.72%) MCSA
6 4 (5.56%) MCITP
7 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.17%) MCTS
7 3 (4.17%) CCA
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (63.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 39 (54.17%) vSphere
3 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (25.00%) XenApp
5 14 (19.44%) Terminal Services
6 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
7 10 (13.89%) ISA Server
8 9 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (12.50%) UAG
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 35 (48.61%) Backup Exec
1 35 (48.61%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) VMware
2 47 (65.28%) Citrix
3 46 (63.89%) Lotus
4 44 (61.11%) McAfee
5 36 (50.00%) Symantec
6 35 (48.61%) Clearswift
7 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.44%) Cisco
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle
10 1 (1.39%) HP
10 1 (1.39%) Dell
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