The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.57% 4.03% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.02% 14.39% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 39 46
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -34.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,450 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
278 285 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.19% 28.00% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 236 264 289
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +3 28 £30,000 +39.53% 3
Luton +13 21 £35,000 -26.70%
Dunstable -3 4 £35,250 +25.89%
Shefford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (81.75%) VMware
3 96 (70.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 90 (65.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (56.20%) Firewall
6 74 (54.01%) Citrix
6 74 (54.01%) MCSE
7 73 (53.28%) DNS
8 65 (47.45%) VPN
8 65 (47.45%) SAN
9 63 (45.99%) WAN
10 62 (45.26%) SQL Server
11 61 (44.53%) LAN
12 59 (43.07%) DHCP
13 56 (40.88%) MS Excel
13 56 (40.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (36.50%) Microsoft
15 49 (35.77%) Lotus Domino
15 49 (35.77%) Lotus
15 49 (35.77%) Active Directory
15 49 (35.77%) Windows 7
16 48 (35.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 46 (33.58%) McAfee
18 45 (32.85%) TCP/IP
19 44 (32.12%) vSphere
20 42 (30.66%) MS Exchange
21 40 (29.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 40 (29.20%) Symantec
21 40 (29.20%) Android
21 40 (29.20%) Windows Phone 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (35.77%) Lotus Domino
2 42 (30.66%) MS Exchange
3 40 (29.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 37 (27.01%) IIS
5 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (15.33%) SharePoint
7 19 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (12.41%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (8.76%) IBM Notes
10 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (4.38%) Lync
12 3 (2.19%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.73%) Confluence
13 1 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 56 (40.88%) MS Excel
2 39 (28.47%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Office 365
2 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (56.20%) Firewall
2 73 (53.28%) DNS
3 65 (47.45%) SAN
3 65 (47.45%) VPN
4 63 (45.99%) WAN
5 61 (44.53%) LAN
6 59 (43.07%) DHCP
7 45 (32.85%) TCP/IP
8 36 (26.28%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (14.60%) Network Security
9 20 (14.60%) Internet
10 14 (10.22%) HTTP
10 14 (10.22%) HTTPS
10 14 (10.22%) SSL
11 13 (9.49%) MPLS
12 12 (8.76%) BIG-IP
13 11 (8.03%) VoIP
14 7 (5.11%) VLAN
14 7 (5.11%) NAS
15 2 (1.46%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (45.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.73%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (2.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.46%) Banking
3 1 (0.73%) Advertising
3 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (31.39%) Network Support
2 42 (30.66%) Network Engineer
3 34 (24.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 31 (22.63%) Analyst
5 30 (21.90%) PC Support
6 28 (20.44%) PC Engineer
7 27 (19.71%) Support Engineer
8 26 (18.98%) Support Analyst
9 22 (16.06%) Server Support
10 20 (14.60%) Network Support Engineer
11 18 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (12.41%) Network Analyst
12 17 (12.41%) Network Support Analyst
13 15 (10.95%) Administrator
13 15 (10.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 15 (10.95%) PC Support Engineer
14 13 (9.49%) Server Analyst
14 13 (9.49%) Server Support Analyst
14 13 (9.49%) Server Engineer
15 10 (7.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) CSS
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.01%) SecurID
2 36 (26.28%) Blackberry
3 10 (7.30%) Statistics
4 7 (5.11%) Replication
5 6 (4.38%) Clustering
6 2 (1.46%) Firmware
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) HACMP
7 1 (0.73%) CMDB
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (70.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (35.77%) Windows 7
4 40 (29.20%) Android
4 40 (29.20%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (29.20%) Windows Phone
5 36 (26.28%) VMS
6 19 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (12.41%) Windows XP
8 16 (11.68%) Linux
9 13 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (9.49%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.46%) UNIX
12 1 (0.73%) AIX
12 1 (0.73%) HPUX
12 1 (0.73%) Solaris
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (12.41%) Incident Management
4 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
5 13 (9.49%) Load Balancing
6 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.30%) Project Management
7 10 (7.30%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.38%) Migration
9 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.65%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.65%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (3.65%) Database Security
10 5 (3.65%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (3.65%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.65%) Refactoring
10 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.01%) SQL
2 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.19%) VB
4 2 (1.46%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.46%) VBScript
4 2 (1.46%) C
4 2 (1.46%) C++
4 2 (1.46%) Java
5 1 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 90 (65.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (54.01%) MCSE
3 21 (15.33%) MCITP
4 20 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (14.60%) CCNA
5 16 (11.68%) MCP
6 15 (10.95%) CCNP
7 14 (10.22%) MCSA
8 12 (8.76%) CCSP
8 12 (8.76%) CCIP
9 11 (8.03%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (8.03%) MCTS
10 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (4.38%) Degree
12 6 (4.38%) CCA
12 6 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.46%) Security+ Certification
14 1 (0.73%) VCP5
14 1 (0.73%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (40.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (35.77%) Active Directory
3 48 (35.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 44 (32.12%) vSphere
5 29 (21.17%) XenApp
6 17 (12.41%) Terminal Services
7 11 (8.03%) ISA Server
8 10 (7.30%) VMware ESX
8 10 (7.30%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (6.57%) UAG
10 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
11 7 (5.11%) XenServer
11 7 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (3.65%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.46%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.73%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (26.28%) Backup Exec
1 36 (26.28%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
2 4 (2.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (81.75%) VMware
2 74 (54.01%) Citrix
3 50 (36.50%) Microsoft
4 49 (35.77%) Lotus
5 46 (33.58%) McAfee
6 40 (29.20%) Symantec
7 36 (26.28%) Clearswift
8 28 (20.44%) Cisco
9 18 (13.14%) Oracle
10 13 (9.49%) CheckPoint
10 13 (9.49%) F5
11 7 (5.11%) HP
12 3 (2.19%) CommVault
12 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.46%) 3Com
13 2 (1.46%) AppSense
13 2 (1.46%) Dell
13 2 (1.46%) EMC
13 2 (1.46%) IBM
14 1 (0.73%) Sun
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