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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 67 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.59% 5.71% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.62% 23.02% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 41
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £49,800
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
290 291 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.02% 24.81% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 256 248 262
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Luton +4 18 £42,500 +21.42%
Bedford -10 15 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Dunstable -13 5 £46,000 +30.49%
Shefford 0 4 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (71.74%) SQL Server
3 64 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 59 (64.13%) Active Directory
5 52 (56.52%) VMware
6 50 (54.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 45 (48.91%) Citrix
9 40 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 36 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (38.04%) SQL
12 34 (36.96%) IIS
13 32 (34.78%) XenApp
13 32 (34.78%) vSphere
14 31 (33.70%) .NET
14 31 (33.70%) VMware ESX
15 30 (32.61%) CSS
16 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
16 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (29.35%) ITIL
17 27 (29.35%) Banking
18 26 (28.26%) Web Services
18 26 (28.26%) jQuery
18 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (27.17%) AngularJS
19 25 (27.17%) .NET Framework
19 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (27.17%) Entity Framework

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (36.96%) IIS
5 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) Apache
8 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.17%) CMS
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 2 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) DHCP
2 10 (10.87%) Network Security
3 9 (9.78%) NetScaler
3 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.70%) DNS
4 8 (8.70%) SAN
5 7 (7.61%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.35%) Firewall
6 4 (4.35%) Internet
7 3 (3.26%) SSL
7 3 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.09%) MPLS
8 1 (1.09%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (29.35%) Banking
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.43%) French Language
4 5 (5.43%) German Language
4 5 (5.43%) Hindi Language
5 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Consultant
3 16 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 10 (10.87%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 7 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.61%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 30 (32.61%) CSS
3 26 (28.26%) Web Services
3 26 (28.26%) jQuery
4 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (27.17%) Entity Framework
4 25 (27.17%) CSS3
4 25 (27.17%) AngularJS
4 25 (27.17%) .NET Framework
4 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.04%) HTML
6 9 (9.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) GIS
3 2 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Statistics
4 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (54.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.52%) Android
4 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.43%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.26%) Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.17%) UNIX
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) ITIL
2 25 (27.17%) MVC
2 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.83%) Server Building
3 21 (22.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 17 (18.48%) Service Delivery
6 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.78%) People Management
8 8 (8.70%) Migration
9 6 (6.52%) Time Management
10 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.35%) Project Management
12 3 (3.26%) Resource Management
13 2 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
13 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.17%) T-SQL
3 25 (27.17%) C#
4 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.26%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) C++
6 2 (2.17%) VBScript
6 2 (2.17%) VB
6 2 (2.17%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (27.17%) MCSE
2 25 (27.17%) MCSA
3 24 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (23.91%) VCP5
5 21 (22.83%) MCP
6 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) VCP4
8 2 (2.17%) PMP
8 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) CCA
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) HL7
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (64.13%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (34.78%) XenApp
3 32 (34.78%) vSphere
4 31 (33.70%) VMware ESX
5 11 (11.96%) XenDesktop
5 11 (11.96%) Hyper-V
6 9 (9.78%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 52 (56.52%) VMware
3 45 (48.91%) Citrix
4 22 (23.91%) Intel
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle
7 4 (4.35%) Tieto
8 3 (3.26%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.17%) Northgate
9 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.09%) HP
10 1 (1.09%) EMC
10 1 (1.09%) Akamai
10 1 (1.09%) F5
10 1 (1.09%) Nintex
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