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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.34% 8.09% 12.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.37% 22.22% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 27
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £48,000
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
91 99 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.83% 36.40% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 86
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (89.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (82.81%) VPN
3 53 (82.81%) DNS
3 53 (82.81%) VMware
4 51 (79.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (75.00%) MCSE
6 45 (70.31%) Firewall
7 44 (68.75%) Citrix
8 43 (67.19%) Lotus
8 43 (67.19%) Lotus Domino
8 43 (67.19%) WAN
8 43 (67.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 42 (65.63%) LAN
9 42 (65.63%) DHCP
9 42 (65.63%) SAN
10 41 (64.06%) McAfee
11 36 (56.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 36 (56.25%) Android
11 36 (56.25%) vSphere
11 36 (56.25%) Windows Phone 8
11 36 (56.25%) Windows Phone
12 33 (51.56%) Symantec
13 32 (50.00%) Clearswift
13 32 (50.00%) Blackberry
13 32 (50.00%) VMS
13 32 (50.00%) SecurID
13 32 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (50.00%) Backup Exec
13 32 (50.00%) McAfee ePO

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (67.19%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (56.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
4 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
5 13 (20.31%) IIS
6 12 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (17.19%) IBM Notes
7 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.69%) Lync
10 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) MS Office
1 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (82.81%) VPN
1 53 (82.81%) DNS
2 45 (70.31%) Firewall
3 43 (67.19%) WAN
4 42 (65.63%) DHCP
4 42 (65.63%) LAN
4 42 (65.63%) SAN
5 32 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (17.19%) Network Security
7 11 (17.19%) HTTP
7 11 (17.19%) HTTPS
7 11 (17.19%) SSL
8 10 (15.63%) Internet
9 9 (14.06%) VoIP
10 6 (9.38%) VLAN
11 2 (3.13%) VRRP
12 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Network Support
2 28 (43.75%) Network Engineer
3 27 (42.19%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (37.50%) Analyst
4 24 (37.50%) PC Support
5 22 (34.38%) PC Engineer
5 22 (34.38%) Support Analyst
6 16 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 16 (25.00%) Network Analyst
7 14 (21.88%) Support Engineer
8 13 (20.31%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (18.75%) PC Support Engineer
10 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (15.63%) Server Analyst
11 10 (15.63%) Server Support Analyst
11 10 (15.63%) Server Engineer
11 10 (15.63%) Server Support
12 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (14.06%) Administrator
13 6 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 32 (50.00%) SecurID
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (89.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (56.25%) Android
3 36 (56.25%) Windows Phone 8
3 36 (56.25%) Windows Phone
4 32 (50.00%) VMS
5 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Vista
6 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (7.81%) Migration
3 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL
4 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.56%) Time Management
5 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.56%) Project Management
5 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (79.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (75.00%) MCSE
3 10 (15.63%) CCNA
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.06%) MCP
4 9 (14.06%) CCSP
4 9 (14.06%) CCNP
4 9 (14.06%) CCIP
5 5 (7.81%) MCSA
6 4 (6.25%) MCITP
7 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.69%) MCTS
7 3 (4.69%) CCA
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (67.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 36 (56.25%) vSphere
3 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (26.56%) XenApp
5 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
6 11 (17.19%) Terminal Services
7 8 (12.50%) ISA Server
7 8 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (12.50%) UAG
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 32 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) VMware
2 44 (68.75%) Citrix
3 43 (67.19%) Lotus
4 41 (64.06%) McAfee
5 33 (51.56%) Symantec
6 32 (50.00%) Clearswift
7 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.19%) Cisco
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) Dell