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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.53% 1.79% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 7.69% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £35,000 £38,850
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
61 91 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.65% 23.33% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 63
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (81.48%) VMware
3 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (74.07%) MCSE
5 17 (62.96%) Citrix
6 16 (59.26%) VPN
6 16 (59.26%) DNS
7 15 (55.56%) SAN
8 13 (48.15%) WAN
8 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
8 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
8 13 (48.15%) Firewall
8 13 (48.15%) vSphere
9 12 (44.44%) Lotus Domino
9 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
9 12 (44.44%) LAN
9 12 (44.44%) DHCP
9 12 (44.44%) Lotus
9 12 (44.44%) McAfee
9 12 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (44.44%) Android
9 12 (44.44%) Windows Phone 8
9 12 (44.44%) Windows Phone
10 11 (40.74%) MS Office
11 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
11 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
12 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (44.44%) Lotus Domino
1 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 12 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) IIS
5 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (11.11%) Lync
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) VPN
1 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 15 (55.56%) SAN
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) DHCP
4 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
7 4 (14.81%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) HTTP
7 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
7 4 (14.81%) SSL
8 3 (11.11%) VLAN
9 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Network Support
2 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.41%) Network Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
1 8 (29.63%) SecurID
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Android
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Phone 8
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Phone
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) VMS
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.41%) People Management
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (74.07%) MCSE
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (18.52%) MCP
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 4 (14.81%) MCITP
6 3 (11.11%) MCTS
6 3 (11.11%) CCA
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) CCSP
6 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) CCIP
7 2 (7.41%) VCP5
8 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
1 13 (48.15%) vSphere
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) XenApp
4 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (14.81%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (14.81%) UAG
5 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (14.81%) ISA Server
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.41%) Xen
7 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Backup Exec
1 8 (29.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Citrix
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Lotus
4 12 (44.44%) McAfee
5 8 (29.63%) Clearswift
5 8 (29.63%) Symantec
6 5 (18.52%) Intel
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
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