The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.59% 5.80% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.66% 15.09% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 7
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -52.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,250 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 106 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.41% 38.41% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 95 100 53
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% -3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 10 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (95.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 75 (91.46%) VPN
3 75 (91.46%) DNS
4 68 (82.93%) VMware
5 66 (80.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (78.05%) Firewall
7 57 (69.51%) Citrix
8 56 (68.29%) DHCP
9 53 (64.63%) MCSE
10 50 (60.98%) Lotus Domino
10 50 (60.98%) Lotus
10 50 (60.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 49 (59.76%) LAN
11 49 (59.76%) WAN
12 48 (58.54%) McAfee
13 44 (53.66%) SAN
13 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
14 41 (50.00%) Symantec
14 41 (50.00%) vSphere
15 40 (48.78%) Windows 7
15 40 (48.78%) Backup Exec
16 38 (46.34%) Android
16 38 (46.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 38 (46.34%) MS Office
16 38 (46.34%) Windows Phone 8
16 38 (46.34%) Windows Phone
17 37 (45.12%) VMS
17 37 (45.12%) Blackberry
17 37 (45.12%) Clearswift

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 50 (60.98%) Lotus Domino
2 38 (46.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (36.59%) SharePoint
4 26 (31.71%) IIS
5 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
6 21 (25.61%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (23.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (23.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (15.85%) IBM Notes
9 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.22%) Lync
10 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (46.34%) MS Office
2 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (91.46%) VPN
1 75 (91.46%) DNS
2 64 (78.05%) Firewall
3 56 (68.29%) DHCP
4 49 (59.76%) LAN
4 49 (59.76%) WAN
5 44 (53.66%) SAN
6 37 (45.12%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (30.49%) SSL
8 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
9 18 (21.95%) Internet
10 17 (20.73%) Network Security
10 17 (20.73%) HTTPS
10 17 (20.73%) HTTP
11 13 (15.85%) VLAN
12 11 (13.41%) VoIP
13 8 (9.76%) VRRP
14 6 (7.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 39 (47.56%) Network Support
3 38 (46.34%) Network Engineer
4 35 (42.68%) PC Support
5 33 (40.24%) PC Engineer
6 31 (37.80%) Analyst
7 29 (35.37%) Support Analyst
8 28 (34.15%) Support Engineer
9 20 (24.39%) PC Support Engineer
9 20 (24.39%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 14 (17.07%) Network Support Analyst
11 14 (17.07%) Administrator
11 14 (17.07%) Network Analyst
12 13 (15.85%) Server Support
12 13 (15.85%) Server Support Analyst
12 13 (15.85%) Server Engineer
12 13 (15.85%) Server Analyst
13 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) Blackberry
1 37 (45.12%) SecurID
2 8 (9.76%) Replication
3 7 (8.54%) Firmware
4 6 (7.32%) Thin Client
4 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (95.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 38 (46.34%) Android
4 38 (46.34%) Windows Phone 8
4 38 (46.34%) Windows Phone
5 37 (45.12%) VMS
6 19 (23.17%) Windows XP
7 18 (21.95%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Change Control
3 11 (13.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.66%) Migration
6 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.22%) Data Management
7 1 (1.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.22%) Process Improvement
7 1 (1.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (80.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (64.63%) MCSE
3 20 (24.39%) MCP
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (15.85%) CCSP
4 13 (15.85%) CCNP
4 13 (15.85%) CCIP
4 13 (15.85%) CCNA
5 8 (9.76%) MCSA
6 7 (8.54%) CCA
6 7 (8.54%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (8.54%) MCITP
7 6 (7.32%) CCIA
8 1 (1.22%) Degree
8 1 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (60.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (50.00%) vSphere
3 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (30.49%) XenApp
4 19 (23.17%) Terminal Services
5 18 (21.95%) Active Directory
6 15 (18.29%) ISA Server
7 14 (17.07%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (17.07%) UAG
8 6 (7.32%) XenServer
8 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 40 (48.78%) Backup Exec
2 37 (45.12%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 68 (82.93%) VMware
2 57 (69.51%) Citrix
3 50 (60.98%) Lotus
4 48 (58.54%) McAfee
5 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 41 (50.00%) Symantec
7 37 (45.12%) Clearswift
8 14 (17.07%) Cisco
9 6 (7.32%) Wyse
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