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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 45 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.91% 4.67% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.78% 17.72% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 53
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,550 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £57,000
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
184 254 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.55% 26.38% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 172 244 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +15 11 £45,000 +31.38% 1
Luton +7 4 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) VMware
3 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
4 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (50.00%) Citrix
7 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (42.59%) SAN
8 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
9 21 (38.89%) VMware ESX
10 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
10 20 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (35.19%) Firewall
12 18 (33.33%) MCSE
12 18 (33.33%) XenApp
12 18 (33.33%) vSphere
13 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
13 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
14 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
14 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
15 14 (25.93%) DNS
16 13 (24.07%) Cisco
16 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
17 12 (22.22%) Intel
17 12 (22.22%) VPN
17 12 (22.22%) DHCP
17 12 (22.22%) SQL
18 11 (20.37%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 20 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (11.11%) IIS
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) SAN
2 19 (35.19%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.93%) DNS
5 12 (22.22%) VPN
5 12 (22.22%) DHCP
6 10 (18.52%) WAN
7 9 (16.67%) Internet
8 8 (14.81%) LAN
9 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (9.26%) Network Security
10 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
11 3 (5.56%) NAS
11 3 (5.56%) HTTP
11 3 (5.56%) SSL
11 3 (5.56%) VoIP
12 2 (3.70%) SMTP
12 2 (3.70%) MPLS
12 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
12 2 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Network Support
3 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Network Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Server Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Server Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) SecurID
2 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Phone
5 8 (14.81%) Android
6 6 (11.11%) VMS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) People Management
6 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (3.70%) Database Security
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.70%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (33.33%) MCSE
3 11 (20.37%) MCITP
4 10 (18.52%) CCNA
4 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (14.81%) MCSA
5 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (12.96%) MCP
7 6 (11.11%) VCP5
8 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 4 (7.41%) CCNP
10 3 (5.56%) MCTS
11 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.85%) CCIP
11 1 (1.85%) CCSP
11 1 (1.85%) CCA
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.89%) VMware ESX
4 18 (33.33%) vSphere
4 18 (33.33%) XenApp
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
7 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
8 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
8 3 (5.56%) Xen
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.70%) XenServer
9 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (3.70%) UAG
10 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (81.48%) VMware
2 27 (50.00%) Citrix
3 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.07%) Cisco
5 12 (22.22%) Intel
6 9 (16.67%) Lotus
7 8 (14.81%) McAfee
8 7 (12.96%) Symantec
9 6 (11.11%) Clearswift
10 5 (9.26%) HP
10 5 (9.26%) Dell
11 2 (3.70%) IBM
11 2 (3.70%) Oracle
12 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.85%) BT
12 1 (1.85%) 3Com
12 1 (1.85%) Websense
12 1 (1.85%) Avaya
12 1 (1.85%) Juniper
12 1 (1.85%) Retek
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Certification Training + Great Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
NQA /NTS
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago