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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.85% 7.07% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 22.69% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 11
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
55 119 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.80% 31.15% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 106 69
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) XenApp
2 16 (94.12%) vSphere
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
4 14 (82.35%) VMware ESX
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (76.47%) Intel
6 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
7 11 (64.71%) MCSE
7 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
7 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (47.06%) ITIL
10 6 (35.29%) MCSA
11 5 (29.41%) MS Office
11 5 (29.41%) MCP
11 5 (29.41%) SQL
11 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
11 5 (29.41%) VCP5
11 5 (29.41%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) SecurID
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) VMS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 5 (29.41%) People Management
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (35.29%) MCSA
4 5 (29.41%) MCP
4 5 (29.41%) VCP5
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) VCP4
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) XenApp
1 16 (94.12%) vSphere
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) VMware ESX
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (11.76%) Xen
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) Intel
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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