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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.91% 6.15% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.70% 24.74% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £47,000
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
264 287 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.91% 24.85% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 238 242 294
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -16.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -8 22 £55,000 +83.33% 3
Luton -7 14 £42,500 -15.00%
Shefford 0 3 £40,000 - 1
Dunstable -6 3 £46,000 +30.49%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 58 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 56 (71.79%) Active Directory
4 48 (61.54%) VMware
5 44 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (53.85%) Citrix
7 40 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 35 (44.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (43.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (41.03%) XenApp
12 31 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 31 (39.74%) vSphere
13 30 (38.46%) VMware ESX
14 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (35.90%) ITIL
15 26 (33.33%) IIS
15 26 (33.33%) SQL
15 26 (33.33%) MCSE
16 25 (32.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 24 (30.77%) MCSA
18 23 (29.49%) .NET
18 23 (29.49%) Intel
19 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
19 22 (28.21%) CSS
19 22 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2003
20 21 (26.92%) VCP5
20 21 (26.92%) jQuery
21 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 35 (44.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (33.33%) IIS
5 22 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.28%) CMS
9 1 (1.28%) Lync
9 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) IaaS
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) DHCP
2 11 (14.10%) Network Security
3 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) DNS
4 7 (8.97%) SAN
5 6 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 6 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.41%) Firewall
7 4 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (5.13%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 1 (1.28%) MPLS
9 1 (1.28%) FTP
9 1 (1.28%) LAN
9 1 (1.28%) WAN
9 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (24.36%) Banking
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.13%) French Language
4 4 (5.13%) German Language
4 4 (5.13%) Hindi Language
4 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 10 (12.82%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) .NET
2 22 (28.21%) CSS
3 21 (26.92%) jQuery
4 20 (25.64%) Web Services
5 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
5 19 (24.36%) .NET Framework
5 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
5 19 (24.36%) Entity Framework
5 19 (24.36%) CSS3
5 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (12.82%) HTML
7 8 (10.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (43.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) ITIL
2 20 (25.64%) Server Building
2 20 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (24.36%) MVC
3 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
5 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Time Management
8 6 (7.69%) People Management
9 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.13%) Migration
11 3 (3.85%) Project Management
11 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.85%) Resource Management
12 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.56%) Patch Management
12 2 (2.56%) Change Management
13 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
3 19 (24.36%) C#
4 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (33.33%) MCSE
3 25 (32.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (30.77%) MCSA
5 21 (26.92%) VCP5
6 20 (25.64%) MCP
7 4 (5.13%) Degree
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.56%) VCP4
9 1 (1.28%) PMP
9 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) CCA
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCTS
9 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 40 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (41.03%) XenApp
4 31 (39.74%) vSphere
5 30 (38.46%) VMware ESX
6 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 9 (11.54%) XenDesktop
7 7 (8.97%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
1 3 (3.85%) SCCM
1 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 48 (61.54%) VMware
3 42 (53.85%) Citrix
4 23 (29.49%) Intel
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) Tieto
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle
7 3 (3.85%) Apple
8 2 (2.56%) Nintex
8 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.28%) HP
9 1 (1.28%) EMC
9 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.28%) F5
9 1 (1.28%) Akamai
9 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 5 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago