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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 70 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.69% 6.90% 6.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.16% 21.37% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 78 67
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
187 379 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.59% 32.28% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 178 354 318
Average salary £40,500 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.08% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 -2 13 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Luton -12 3 £43,750 +16.51% 2
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (80.00%) VMware
4 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
5 26 (65.00%) Citrix
6 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
7 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (52.50%) XenApp
9 21 (52.50%) VMware ESX
10 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
11 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (47.50%) vSphere
12 18 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (45.00%) Intel
13 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (35.00%) ITIL
14 14 (35.00%) MCSE
14 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
14 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (27.50%) MCSA
16 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (25.00%) MCP
16 10 (25.00%) VCP5
17 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (20.00%) SQL
19 7 (17.50%) MS Office
20 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.50%) IIS
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) Network Security
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
1 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.50%) IPsec
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) ADSL
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) GIS
1 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) People Management
4 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.50%) Security Management
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (35.00%) MCSE
3 11 (27.50%) MCSA
4 10 (25.00%) MCP
4 10 (25.00%) VCP5
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (52.50%) XenApp
3 21 (52.50%) VMware ESX
4 19 (47.50%) vSphere
5 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.50%) Xen
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.50%) XenServer
9 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Citrix
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) Intel
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Nintex
7 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.50%) Retek
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 days ago