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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.83% 11.52% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.73% 33.70% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 20
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £39,550
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
74 92 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.33% 34.20% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 115
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
3 28 (90.32%) SQL Server
4 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
4 26 (83.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (83.87%) VMware
4 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (80.65%) Citrix
5 25 (80.65%) MS Exchange
6 24 (77.42%) MCSE
6 24 (77.42%) VMware ESX
6 24 (77.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (77.42%) XenApp
6 24 (77.42%) vSphere
6 24 (77.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (74.19%) MCSA
7 23 (74.19%) Intel
8 22 (70.97%) ITIL
8 22 (70.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (70.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (67.74%) VCP5
10 20 (64.52%) Server Building
10 20 (64.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (64.52%) MCP
11 10 (32.26%) Network Security
12 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
13 6 (19.35%) MS Office
14 5 (16.13%) Time Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (80.65%) MS Exchange
2 24 (77.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (70.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (70.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (90.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
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
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) ITIL
2 20 (64.52%) Server Building
2 20 (64.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) Time Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (77.42%) MCSE
2 24 (77.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (74.19%) MCSA
4 21 (67.74%) VCP5
5 20 (64.52%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) VCP4
7 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 24 (77.42%) VMware ESX
2 24 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (77.42%) XenApp
2 24 (77.42%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (83.87%) VMware
3 25 (80.65%) Citrix
4 23 (74.19%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Nintex
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Capita
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