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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 86 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.66% 7.14% 5.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 22.87% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 83 58
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
198 376 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.54% 31.23% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 183 353 266
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 12 £48,500 +61.66% 3
Luton -10 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Dunstable -1 6 £40,000 +3.89%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (80.85%) Active Directory
3 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
4 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
5 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (61.70%) VMware
7 27 (57.45%) Citrix
8 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
8 25 (53.19%) XenApp
9 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (48.94%) VMware ESX
10 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (46.81%) vSphere
12 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (44.68%) Intel
13 20 (42.55%) SQL
14 18 (38.30%) ITIL
15 17 (36.17%) MCSE
15 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (36.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
16 16 (34.04%) IIS
17 15 (31.91%) .NET
18 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
18 14 (29.79%) CSS
18 14 (29.79%) MCSA
18 14 (29.79%) jQuery
19 13 (27.66%) Web Services

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (53.19%) MS Exchange
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (34.04%) IIS
6 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) Network Security
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.38%) SAN
4 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.13%) MPLS
6 1 (2.13%) IPsec
6 1 (2.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) FTP
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (2.13%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.53%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.26%) French Language
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 2 (4.26%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.64%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) jQuery
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
3 13 (27.66%) Web Services
4 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
4 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
4 12 (25.53%) Entity Framework
4 12 (25.53%) CSS3
4 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.02%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) HTML5
7 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) GIS
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (25.53%) MVC
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.64%) People Management
5 5 (10.64%) Time Management
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) MCSE
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (29.79%) MCSA
3 13 (27.66%) MCP
3 13 (27.66%) VCP5
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (80.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (53.19%) XenApp
3 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (48.94%) VMware ESX
4 22 (46.81%) vSphere
5 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.38%) Xen
7 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.13%) XenServer
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WSUS
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 27 (57.45%) Citrix
4 21 (44.68%) Intel
5 4 (8.51%) Tieto
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
7 2 (4.26%) Nintex
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
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