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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 49 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.24% 4.26% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.23% 13.79% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 56
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £48,000
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
302 290 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.15% 30.85% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 257 269 315
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 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 September 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
Bedford -7 24 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Luton -2 13 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Shefford - 5 £30,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (82.64%) VMware
3 82 (67.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (66.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (55.37%) Firewall
6 66 (54.55%) Citrix
7 64 (52.89%) MCSE
8 62 (51.24%) DNS
9 58 (47.93%) WAN
9 58 (47.93%) SAN
10 55 (45.45%) LAN
11 54 (44.63%) VPN
12 53 (43.80%) DHCP
12 53 (43.80%) SQL Server
13 49 (40.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (39.67%) Active Directory
15 47 (38.84%) MS Excel
16 45 (37.19%) Lotus Domino
16 45 (37.19%) Lotus
17 43 (35.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 41 (33.88%) Windows 7
18 41 (33.88%) McAfee
18 41 (33.88%) TCP/IP
19 40 (33.06%) vSphere
20 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
21 36 (29.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 36 (29.75%) Symantec
21 36 (29.75%) Windows Phone 8
21 36 (29.75%) Android
21 36 (29.75%) Windows Phone

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (37.19%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (29.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (26.45%) IIS
4 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
5 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
5 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (9.09%) IBM Notes
8 10 (8.26%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (4.13%) Lync
11 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.83%) Confluence
14 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 47 (38.84%) MS Excel
2 33 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (55.37%) Firewall
2 62 (51.24%) DNS
3 58 (47.93%) SAN
3 58 (47.93%) WAN
4 55 (45.45%) LAN
5 54 (44.63%) VPN
6 53 (43.80%) DHCP
7 41 (33.88%) TCP/IP
8 32 (26.45%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (13.22%) Internet
10 14 (11.57%) MPLS
10 14 (11.57%) Network Security
11 12 (9.92%) BIG-IP
12 11 (9.09%) VoIP
13 9 (7.44%) HTTP
13 9 (7.44%) HTTPS
13 9 (7.44%) SSL
14 7 (5.79%) NAS
15 5 (4.13%) VLAN
16 2 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (43.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.83%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (2.48%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Network Support
2 38 (31.40%) Network Engineer
3 29 (23.97%) Analyst
4 27 (22.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (19.83%) Support Analyst
5 24 (19.83%) Support Engineer
5 24 (19.83%) PC Support
6 22 (18.18%) PC Engineer
7 18 (14.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 17 (14.05%) Server Support
9 16 (13.22%) Network Support Analyst
9 16 (13.22%) Network Analyst
10 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (11.57%) Administrator
11 12 (9.92%) PC Support Engineer
12 11 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (8.26%) Server Analyst
13 10 (8.26%) Server Engineer
13 10 (8.26%) Server Support Analyst
14 9 (7.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) CSS
2 2 (1.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) SecurID
2 32 (26.45%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.26%) Statistics
4 6 (4.96%) Replication
5 5 (4.13%) Clustering
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) HACMP
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (67.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (33.88%) Windows 7
4 36 (29.75%) Android
4 36 (29.75%) Windows Phone 8
4 36 (29.75%) Windows Phone
5 32 (26.45%) VMS
6 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (13.22%) Linux
8 13 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
10 8 (6.61%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.65%) UNIX
13 1 (0.83%) AIX
13 1 (0.83%) HPUX
13 1 (0.83%) Solaris
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.53%) ITIL
2 18 (14.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (13.22%) Incident Management
4 15 (12.40%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
6 11 (9.09%) Project Management
6 11 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.79%) Migration
9 7 (5.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.13%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.13%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (4.13%) Database Security
11 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.13%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.48%) VB
4 2 (1.65%) Python
4 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.65%) C
4 2 (1.65%) C++
4 2 (1.65%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (66.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (52.89%) MCSE
3 22 (18.18%) MCITP
4 16 (13.22%) CCNA
4 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (9.09%) MCSA
5 11 (9.09%) MCTS
5 11 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (8.26%) CCNP
6 10 (8.26%) MCP
7 8 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.79%) CCIP
8 7 (5.79%) CCSP
9 6 (4.96%) CCA
9 6 (4.96%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (4.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.83%) VCP5
10 1 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (40.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (39.67%) Active Directory
3 43 (35.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 40 (33.06%) vSphere
5 27 (22.31%) XenApp
6 13 (10.74%) Terminal Services
7 11 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 9 (7.44%) ISA Server
9 8 (6.61%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (5.79%) UAG
10 7 (5.79%) XenServer
10 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
11 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (26.45%) Backup Exec
1 32 (26.45%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.31%) SCCM
3 3 (2.48%) WSUS
4 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (82.64%) VMware
2 66 (54.55%) Citrix
3 45 (37.19%) Lotus
4 41 (33.88%) McAfee
5 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
6 36 (29.75%) Symantec
7 32 (26.45%) Clearswift
8 24 (19.83%) Cisco
9 18 (14.88%) Oracle
10 14 (11.57%) CheckPoint
10 14 (11.57%) F5
11 7 (5.79%) HP
12 3 (2.48%) Dell
12 3 (2.48%) CommVault
12 3 (2.48%) 3Com
13 2 (1.65%) BT
13 2 (1.65%) AppSense
13 2 (1.65%) Brocade
13 2 (1.65%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago