The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.07% 4.17% 4.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.48% 14.38% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 43 29
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
286 313 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.80% 29.04% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 242 290 231
Average salary £37,000 £44,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.85% +7.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +12 31 £50,000 +4.71%
Bedford +1 30 £30,000 +39.53% 5
Dunstable 0 4 £35,250 +30.55%
Shefford - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (76.40%) VMware
3 115 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 97 (60.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 92 (57.14%) Citrix
5 92 (57.14%) DNS
6 89 (55.28%) Firewall
7 82 (50.93%) VPN
8 81 (50.31%) SQL Server
9 78 (48.45%) MCSE
10 73 (45.34%) WAN
11 72 (44.72%) DHCP
11 72 (44.72%) Microsoft
12 71 (44.10%) LAN
12 71 (44.10%) MS Excel
13 63 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (37.89%) SAN
15 59 (36.65%) MS Exchange
16 58 (36.02%) Active Directory
17 55 (34.16%) Windows 7
18 51 (31.68%) Lotus
18 51 (31.68%) Lotus Domino
18 51 (31.68%) MS Office
19 50 (31.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 49 (30.43%) IIS
21 48 (29.81%) McAfee
22 47 (29.19%) Symantec
23 46 (28.57%) TCP/IP
24 45 (27.95%) vSphere
25 42 (26.09%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (36.65%) MS Exchange
2 51 (31.68%) Lotus Domino
3 49 (30.43%) IIS
4 39 (24.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 31 (19.25%) SharePoint
6 28 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (14.91%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (8.07%) IBM Notes
10 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (3.73%) Lync
12 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.62%) Confluence
15 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 71 (44.10%) MS Excel
2 51 (31.68%) MS Office
3 7 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.35%) Office 365
3 6 (3.73%) SaaS
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (57.14%) DNS
2 89 (55.28%) Firewall
3 82 (50.93%) VPN
4 73 (45.34%) WAN
5 72 (44.72%) DHCP
6 71 (44.10%) LAN
7 61 (37.89%) SAN
8 46 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 37 (22.98%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (15.53%) SSL
11 23 (14.29%) Network Security
12 21 (13.04%) Internet
13 18 (11.18%) HTTP
13 18 (11.18%) HTTPS
14 14 (8.70%) VLAN
15 13 (8.07%) MPLS
16 12 (7.45%) VoIP
16 12 (7.45%) BIG-IP
17 9 (5.59%) VRRP
18 5 (3.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (50.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.62%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (3.11%) Finance
2 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (25.47%) Network Engineer
1 41 (25.47%) Network Support
2 40 (24.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 38 (23.60%) Analyst
4 36 (22.36%) Support Engineer
5 35 (21.74%) PC Support
6 33 (20.50%) PC Engineer
7 29 (18.01%) Support Analyst
8 26 (16.15%) Server Support
9 22 (13.66%) Network Support Engineer
10 20 (12.42%) Administrator
10 20 (12.42%) PC Support Engineer
11 19 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (10.56%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (9.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 14 (8.70%) Server Analyst
14 14 (8.70%) Server Support Analyst
14 14 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
14 14 (8.70%) Network Analyst
15 13 (8.07%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) Web Services
2 3 (1.86%) .NET
3 2 (1.24%) HTML
3 2 (1.24%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.60%) SecurID
2 37 (22.98%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.45%) Replication
4 10 (6.21%) Statistics
5 8 (4.97%) Clustering
5 8 (4.97%) Firmware
6 6 (3.73%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.73%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.62%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) HACMP
9 1 (0.62%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (34.16%) Windows 7
4 39 (24.22%) Android
4 39 (24.22%) Windows Phone 8
4 39 (24.22%) Windows Phone
5 37 (22.98%) VMS
6 24 (14.91%) Windows XP
7 20 (12.42%) Windows Vista
8 16 (9.94%) Linux
9 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.24%) UNIX
12 1 (0.62%) AIX
12 1 (0.62%) HPUX
12 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.88%) ITIL
2 27 (16.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (11.80%) Incident Management
3 19 (11.80%) Load Balancing
4 16 (9.94%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.45%) Change Control
7 11 (6.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.73%) Project Management
10 6 (3.73%) Software Deployment
11 5 (3.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.11%) Workflow
11 5 (3.11%) Migration
11 5 (3.11%) CRM
12 4 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (1.86%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (1.86%) VB
3 2 (1.24%) Python
3 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.24%) VBScript
3 2 (1.24%) C
3 2 (1.24%) C++
3 2 (1.24%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 97 (60.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (48.45%) MCSE
3 24 (14.91%) MCP
4 18 (11.18%) MCITP
5 16 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (9.94%) CCNA
6 14 (8.70%) MCSA
6 14 (8.70%) CCSP
6 14 (8.70%) CCNP
6 14 (8.70%) CCIP
7 10 (6.21%) CCA
7 10 (6.21%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.97%) MCTS
9 7 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.73%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (3.73%) Degree
11 5 (3.11%) CCIA
12 1 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (36.02%) Active Directory
3 50 (31.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 45 (27.95%) vSphere
5 33 (20.50%) XenApp
6 23 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 18 (11.18%) ISA Server
8 16 (9.94%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (9.32%) UAG
9 15 (9.32%) XenServer
10 11 (6.83%) XenDesktop
10 11 (6.83%) Hyper-V
11 9 (5.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (3.73%) MetaFrame
13 5 (3.11%) VMware ESX
14 2 (1.24%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.62%) NFS
15 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 39 (24.22%) Backup Exec
2 37 (22.98%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (4.97%) WSUS
3 8 (4.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (4.35%) SCCM
5 3 (1.86%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.62%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 123 (76.40%) VMware
2 92 (57.14%) Citrix
3 72 (44.72%) Microsoft
4 51 (31.68%) Lotus
5 48 (29.81%) McAfee
6 47 (29.19%) Symantec
7 37 (22.98%) Clearswift
8 27 (16.77%) Cisco
9 16 (9.94%) Oracle
10 13 (8.07%) CheckPoint
10 13 (8.07%) F5
11 12 (7.45%) HP
12 7 (4.35%) LANDesk
13 6 (3.73%) Wyse
14 3 (1.86%) CommVault
15 2 (1.24%) Websense
15 2 (1.24%) Dell
15 2 (1.24%) EMC
15 2 (1.24%) IBM
15 2 (1.24%) 3Com
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago