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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.56% 2.40% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.97% 10.98% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £34,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.38% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £36,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
58 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.77% 21.87% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 76 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £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 23 January 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) VMware
3 19 (79.17%) Citrix
4 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (70.83%) vSphere
6 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 15 (62.50%) MCSE
8 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
8 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
8 14 (58.33%) XenApp
9 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (45.83%) Intel
11 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
11 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
12 10 (41.67%) VPN
12 10 (41.67%) DNS
12 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (37.50%) SAN
14 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (33.33%) McAfee
14 8 (33.33%) Lotus
14 8 (33.33%) Firewall
14 8 (33.33%) WAN
14 8 (33.33%) DHCP
14 8 (33.33%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) IIS
7 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) VPN
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) SAN
3 8 (33.33%) LAN
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (33.33%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support
4 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
4 5 (20.83%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 8 (33.33%) Android
5 6 (25.00%) VMS
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 5 (20.83%) People Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (62.50%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (25.00%) MCP
5 5 (20.83%) VCP5
5 5 (20.83%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCSP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
6 1 (4.17%) CCIP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) CCA
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) vSphere
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) XenApp
3 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.33%) Xen
7 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
7 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (8.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Citrix
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Intel
5 8 (33.33%) Lotus
5 8 (33.33%) McAfee
6 6 (25.00%) Clearswift
6 6 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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