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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.26% 3.81% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 23.53% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £40,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
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
54 51 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.98% 16.19% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 86
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
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 8 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (82.35%) VMware ESX
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 12 (70.59%) MCSE
5 12 (70.59%) MCSA
5 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
5 12 (70.59%) vSphere
6 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (64.71%) MCP
7 10 (58.82%) ITIL
7 10 (58.82%) Intel
7 10 (58.82%) Citrix
7 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (58.82%) XenApp
8 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (52.94%) VCP5
8 9 (52.94%) Presales
9 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (47.06%) MS Office
9 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
10 7 (41.18%) Mentoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) OS/400
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Presales
3 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 7 (41.18%) Server Building
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSA
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) MCP
4 9 (52.94%) VCP5
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (23.53%) MCITP
6 2 (11.76%) CCA
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.88%) CCIP
7 1 (5.88%) CCNA
7 1 (5.88%) CCNP
7 1 (5.88%) CCSP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware ESX
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) vSphere
4 10 (58.82%) XenApp
5 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
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