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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 44 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.11% 12.09% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 35.77% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 10
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
50 123 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.08% 33.79% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 122 87
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 3 June 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (93.55%) Citrix
2 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 29 (93.55%) VMware
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (90.32%) VMware ESX
3 28 (90.32%) XenApp
3 28 (90.32%) vSphere
4 27 (87.10%) Intel
4 27 (87.10%) MS Exchange
5 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
5 26 (83.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (83.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (77.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (74.19%) MCSE
7 23 (74.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (67.74%) MCSA
9 21 (67.74%) ITIL
10 19 (61.29%) VCP5
11 18 (58.06%) MCP
12 17 (54.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
14 14 (45.16%) Server Building
15 9 (29.03%) Network Security
16 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
17 6 (19.35%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 27 (87.10%) MS Exchange
2 26 (83.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (83.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (45.16%) Server Building
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) People Management
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (74.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (74.19%) MCSE
3 21 (67.74%) MCSA
4 19 (61.29%) VCP5
5 18 (58.06%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) VCP4
7 1 (3.23%) MCTS
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 28 (90.32%) VMware ESX
2 28 (90.32%) XenApp
2 28 (90.32%) vSphere
3 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.45%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
1 29 (93.55%) Citrix
1 29 (93.55%) VMware
2 27 (87.10%) Intel
3 1 (3.23%) Nintex
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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