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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.12% 3.88% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 13.68% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 43
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £57,000
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
222 285 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.52% 28.33% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 211 271 275
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Luton +10 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Bedford 0 5 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Shefford - 1 £33,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (79.71%) VMware
3 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
4 42 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (55.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (50.72%) SAN
7 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (44.93%) Citrix
9 28 (40.58%) MCSE
9 28 (40.58%) Firewall
9 28 (40.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
11 24 (34.78%) DNS
12 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
13 22 (31.88%) VPN
14 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
14 21 (30.43%) Windows 7
15 20 (28.99%) DHCP
16 19 (27.54%) WAN
16 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
16 19 (27.54%) Cisco
16 19 (27.54%) MCITP
17 18 (26.09%) vSphere
17 18 (26.09%) VMware ESX
17 18 (26.09%) MS Office
18 16 (23.19%) Lotus Domino
18 16 (23.19%) Lotus
18 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (21.74%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.19%) Lotus Domino
2 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (15.94%) IIS
6 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.80%) IBM Notes
8 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 18 (26.09%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) SAN
2 28 (40.58%) Firewall
3 24 (34.78%) DNS
4 22 (31.88%) VPN
5 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 20 (28.99%) DHCP
7 19 (27.54%) WAN
8 15 (21.74%) LAN
9 13 (18.84%) Internet
10 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (10.14%) Network Security
12 6 (8.70%) VoIP
13 5 (7.25%) HTTP
13 5 (7.25%) SSL
13 5 (7.25%) NAS
14 4 (5.80%) HTTPS
14 4 (5.80%) VLAN
15 3 (4.35%) MPLS
15 3 (4.35%) SMTP
16 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Network Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Network Support
3 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Administrator
5 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.14%) Network Support Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Network Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Network Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) DBA
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) SecurID
2 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (40.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.29%) Windows Phone 8
5 14 (20.29%) Windows Phone
5 14 (20.29%) Android
6 10 (14.49%) VMS
7 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.45%) Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
1 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
2 10 (14.49%) Project Management
3 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.80%) Refactoring
6 4 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (5.80%) Database Security
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (40.58%) MCSE
3 19 (27.54%) MCITP
4 14 (20.29%) CCNA
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (13.04%) MCSA
5 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (11.59%) MCTS
6 8 (11.59%) MCP
7 7 (10.14%) Degree
8 6 (8.70%) CCNP
9 4 (5.80%) CCA
9 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (5.80%) VCP5
10 3 (4.35%) CCIP
10 3 (4.35%) CCSP
11 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 38 (55.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (26.09%) vSphere
3 18 (26.09%) VMware ESX
4 15 (21.74%) XenApp
5 14 (20.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (11.59%) Terminal Services
7 6 (8.70%) ISA Server
8 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (5.80%) UAG
9 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
10 3 (4.35%) Xen
10 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.90%) XenServer
12 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 10 (14.49%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (79.71%) VMware
2 31 (44.93%) Citrix
3 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.54%) Cisco
5 16 (23.19%) Lotus
6 14 (20.29%) McAfee
7 12 (17.39%) Symantec
8 10 (14.49%) Clearswift
9 8 (11.59%) HP
10 7 (10.14%) Dell
11 6 (8.70%) Intel
12 3 (4.35%) IBM
12 3 (4.35%) 3Com
13 2 (2.90%) BT
13 2 (2.90%) Brocade
13 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
13 2 (2.90%) Aruba
13 2 (2.90%) F5
13 2 (2.90%) Oracle
13 2 (2.90%) Veritas
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