The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.74% 4.21% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.10% 14.72% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 31
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
278 299 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.82% 28.64% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 232 277 235
Average salary £37,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.94% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedfordshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 31 £30,000 +39.53% 5
Luton +4 25 £48,750 +2.09%
Dunstable -4 4 £35,250 +30.55%
Shefford - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (76.62%) VMware
3 111 (72.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 96 (62.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (57.14%) Citrix
6 86 (55.84%) DNS
7 85 (55.19%) Firewall
8 78 (50.65%) VPN
8 78 (50.65%) MCSE
9 75 (48.70%) SQL Server
10 71 (46.10%) WAN
11 69 (44.81%) LAN
12 68 (44.16%) DHCP
13 66 (42.86%) MS Excel
14 64 (41.56%) Microsoft
15 63 (40.91%) SAN
16 59 (38.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (35.71%) Active Directory
18 54 (35.06%) MS Exchange
19 53 (34.42%) Windows 7
20 51 (33.12%) Lotus Domino
20 51 (33.12%) Lotus
21 50 (32.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
22 48 (31.17%) McAfee
23 47 (30.52%) MS Office
24 46 (29.87%) TCP/IP
25 45 (29.22%) IIS
25 45 (29.22%) Symantec
25 45 (29.22%) vSphere
26 40 (25.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 54 (35.06%) MS Exchange
2 51 (33.12%) Lotus Domino
3 45 (29.22%) IIS
4 40 (25.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 28 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 25 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (8.44%) IBM Notes
10 12 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (3.25%) Lync
12 3 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.65%) Apache
14 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 47 (30.52%) MS Office
3 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.55%) Office 365
2 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (55.84%) DNS
2 85 (55.19%) Firewall
3 78 (50.65%) VPN
4 71 (46.10%) WAN
5 69 (44.81%) LAN
6 68 (44.16%) DHCP
7 63 (40.91%) SAN
8 46 (29.87%) TCP/IP
9 37 (24.03%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (14.29%) SSL
11 21 (13.64%) Internet
11 21 (13.64%) Network Security
12 17 (11.04%) HTTP
12 17 (11.04%) HTTPS
13 13 (8.44%) MPLS
14 12 (7.79%) VoIP
14 12 (7.79%) VLAN
14 12 (7.79%) BIG-IP
15 6 (3.90%) VRRP
16 5 (3.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.65%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.30%) Banking
2 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (27.27%) Network Support
1 42 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 40 (25.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 37 (24.03%) Analyst
4 35 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 35 (22.73%) PC Support
5 33 (21.43%) PC Engineer
6 27 (17.53%) Support Analyst
7 26 (16.88%) Server Support
8 23 (14.94%) Network Support Engineer
9 20 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (12.99%) PC Support Engineer
10 19 (12.34%) Administrator
11 16 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 15 (9.74%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
13 14 (9.09%) Network Analyst
13 14 (9.09%) Server Analyst
13 14 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
14 13 (8.44%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) .NET
1 3 (1.95%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) CSS
2 2 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.68%) SecurID
2 37 (24.03%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.49%) Statistics
3 10 (6.49%) Replication
4 7 (4.55%) Clustering
5 6 (3.90%) Firmware
6 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) HACMP
9 1 (0.65%) CMDB
9 1 (0.65%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (72.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (34.42%) Windows 7
4 40 (25.97%) Android
4 40 (25.97%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (25.97%) Windows Phone
5 37 (24.03%) VMS
6 22 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 18 (11.69%) Windows Vista
8 16 (10.39%) Linux
9 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.30%) UNIX
12 1 (0.65%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) ITIL
2 25 (16.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
4 17 (11.04%) Load Balancing
5 14 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.14%) Change Control
7 11 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (5.19%) Project Management
9 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.25%) CRM
11 5 (3.25%) Workflow
11 5 (3.25%) Migration
11 5 (3.25%) Software Deployment
12 4 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.95%) Data Modelling
13 3 (1.95%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) SQL
2 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
2 3 (1.95%) VB
3 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.30%) Python
3 2 (1.30%) VBScript
3 2 (1.30%) C
3 2 (1.30%) C++
3 2 (1.30%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 96 (62.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (50.65%) MCSE
3 23 (14.94%) MCP
4 19 (12.34%) MCITP
5 18 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (11.69%) CCNA
6 15 (9.74%) CCNP
7 14 (9.09%) CCIP
7 14 (9.09%) CCSP
8 13 (8.44%) MCSA
9 11 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (6.49%) CCA
10 10 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (5.19%) MCTS
12 6 (3.90%) Degree
13 5 (3.25%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (2.60%) CCIA
15 1 (0.65%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (38.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 50 (32.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 45 (29.22%) vSphere
5 32 (20.78%) XenApp
6 21 (13.64%) Terminal Services
7 16 (10.39%) ISA Server
8 14 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
9 13 (8.44%) UAG
10 11 (7.14%) XenServer
11 9 (5.84%) XenDesktop
12 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
13 7 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (4.55%) VMware ESX
14 5 (3.25%) MetaFrame
15 2 (1.30%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.65%) NFS
16 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.65%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 38 (24.68%) Backup Exec
2 37 (24.03%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.90%) SCCM
3 6 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.25%) WSUS
5 2 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (76.62%) VMware
2 88 (57.14%) Citrix
3 64 (41.56%) Microsoft
4 51 (33.12%) Lotus
5 48 (31.17%) McAfee
6 45 (29.22%) Symantec
7 37 (24.03%) Clearswift
8 28 (18.18%) Cisco
9 16 (10.39%) Oracle
10 13 (8.44%) CheckPoint
10 13 (8.44%) F5
11 10 (6.49%) HP
12 5 (3.25%) Wyse
13 4 (2.60%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.95%) CommVault
15 2 (1.30%) Civica
15 2 (1.30%) AppSense
15 2 (1.30%) 3Com
15 2 (1.30%) IBM
15 2 (1.30%) Dell
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago