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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 76 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.39% 6.52% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 22.55% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 74 51
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
185 337 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.94% 28.93% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 169 309 257
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £57,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 15 £55,000 +83.33% 5
Luton -8 11 £37,500 -25.00%
Dunstable - 6 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
3 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
5 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (60.34%) VMware
7 33 (56.90%) Citrix
8 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 29 (50.00%) XenApp
10 28 (48.28%) vSphere
10 28 (48.28%) VMware ESX
10 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (46.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (44.83%) Intel
13 25 (43.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 24 (41.38%) SQL
14 24 (41.38%) ITIL
15 23 (39.66%) MCSE
15 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 21 (36.21%) Exchange Server 2003
18 20 (34.48%) IIS
19 19 (32.76%) MCSA
19 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
20 18 (31.03%) .NET
20 18 (31.03%) VCP5
21 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
21 17 (29.31%) MCP
21 17 (29.31%) CSS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (46.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (43.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (36.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (34.48%) IIS
6 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Network Security
2 7 (12.07%) DHCP
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) NetScaler
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.45%) MPLS
6 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.72%) VLAN
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
7 1 (1.72%) NAS
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.72%) ADSL
7 1 (1.72%) LAN
7 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.86%) Banking
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.45%) French Language
5 2 (3.45%) German Language
5 2 (3.45%) Hindi Language
6 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Consultant
2 16 (27.59%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) CSS
2 17 (29.31%) jQuery
3 16 (27.59%) Web Services
4 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
4 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
4 15 (25.86%) CSS3
4 15 (25.86%) Entity Framework
4 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
5 8 (13.79%) HTML
6 6 (10.34%) HTML5
7 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) GIS
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) MVC
4 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.62%) People Management
7 5 (8.62%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.72%) DevOps
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.72%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) MCSE
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (32.76%) MCSA
4 18 (31.03%) VCP5
5 17 (29.31%) MCP
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) VCP4
8 1 (1.72%) MCTS
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 29 (50.00%) XenApp
3 28 (48.28%) vSphere
3 28 (48.28%) VMware ESX
3 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.17%) Xen
6 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) XenServer
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (60.34%) VMware
3 33 (56.90%) Citrix
4 26 (44.83%) Intel
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Tieto
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) Nintex
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30K pa + bonus
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