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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 45 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.03% 6.03% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.99% 22.78% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 70 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
237 316 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.24% 26.44% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 216 277 251
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 16 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Luton -10 13 £37,500 -28.57%
Dunstable -3 7 £40,000 +13.47% 1
Shefford - 1 £38,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) SQL Server
2 49 (76.56%) Microsoft
3 48 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 38 (59.38%) VMware
5 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (54.69%) Citrix
7 31 (48.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (46.88%) MS Exchange
9 29 (45.31%) XenApp
9 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (43.75%) vSphere
11 27 (42.19%) VMware ESX
12 26 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (39.06%) ITIL
13 25 (39.06%) Exchange Server 2007
14 24 (37.50%) SQL
14 24 (37.50%) MCSE
15 23 (35.94%) Intel
15 23 (35.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 22 (34.38%) MCSA
16 22 (34.38%) IIS
17 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (29.69%) .NET
18 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
18 19 (29.69%) VCP5
19 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
19 18 (28.13%) MCP
19 18 (28.13%) CSS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (39.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (34.38%) IIS
5 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Network Security
2 10 (15.63%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.50%) DNS
4 5 (7.81%) SAN
4 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.69%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) MPLS
7 1 (1.56%) SSL
7 1 (1.56%) FTP
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (76.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.00%) Banking
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.69%) French Language
4 3 (4.69%) German Language
4 3 (4.69%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Consultant
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Web Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) jQuery
2 18 (28.13%) CSS
3 17 (26.56%) Web Services
4 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 16 (25.00%) CSS3
4 16 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.06%) HTML
6 7 (10.94%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (48.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (25.00%) MVC
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) Server Building
4 14 (21.88%) Mentoring
5 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.38%) Time Management
8 5 (7.81%) People Management
9 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Project Management
10 2 (3.13%) Patch Management
11 1 (1.56%) Server Patching
11 1 (1.56%) Security Patching
11 1 (1.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.00%) C#
3 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (37.50%) MCSE
3 23 (35.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (34.38%) MCSA
5 19 (29.69%) VCP5
6 18 (28.13%) MCP
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) Degree
9 2 (3.13%) VCP4
10 1 (1.56%) MCTS
10 1 (1.56%) CCNA
10 1 (1.56%) CCA
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (45.31%) XenApp
4 28 (43.75%) vSphere
5 27 (42.19%) VMware ESX
6 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
8 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.56%) XenServer
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (59.38%) VMware
3 35 (54.69%) Citrix
4 23 (35.94%) Intel
5 4 (6.25%) Tieto
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (3.13%) Nintex
7 1 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 21 days ago