The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 1.83% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 4.75% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 21
Average salary £31,250 £32,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.10% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,050 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 568 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.09% 38.48% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 473 453 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridge region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (80.36%) Active Directory
3 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (51.79%) MS Exchange
6 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
7 24 (42.86%) VMware
8 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
9 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (32.14%) LAN
9 18 (32.14%) WAN
9 18 (32.14%) Linux
9 18 (32.14%) MS Office
10 16 (28.57%) SCCM
10 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 15 (26.79%) SQL
11 15 (26.79%) ITIL
12 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 14 (25.00%) Dell
13 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
13 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (23.21%) Open Source
14 12 (21.43%) Degree
14 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
14 12 (21.43%) HP
15 11 (19.64%) DNS
15 11 (19.64%) Firewall
16 10 (17.86%) Apple
16 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (51.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (8.93%) Lync
5 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (32.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) SaaS
1 10 (17.86%) PaaS
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
1 10 (17.86%) IaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.36%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) LAN
1 18 (32.14%) WAN
2 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) Firewall
4 6 (10.71%) DHCP
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.36%) VLAN
7 2 (3.57%) IPv4
8 1 (1.79%) DMZ
8 1 (1.79%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.79%) HTTP
8 1 (1.79%) PBX
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
8 1 (1.79%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.36%) NUnit
1 3 (5.36%) CruiseControl
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
1 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
1 13 (23.21%) Administrator
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) IT Support
5 8 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Junior
9 3 (5.36%) Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
1 3 (5.36%) WCF
1 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (5.36%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Open Source
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.79%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (32.14%) Linux
4 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
5 10 (17.86%) Android
5 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.86%) Windows Phone
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) UNIX
8 2 (3.57%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) HPUX
9 1 (1.79%) Debian
9 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 10 (17.86%) Line Management
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) MVC
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.79%) CRM
8 1 (1.79%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) MCP
3 5 (8.93%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) MCTS
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCDST
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 45 (80.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
3 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.36%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.79%) vSphere
7 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Dell
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 10 (17.86%) Apple
5 10 (17.86%) Red Gate
6 8 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) Websense
9 1 (1.79%) Mitel
9 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco
9 1 (1.79%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) Sun
9 1 (1.79%) Veritas
9 1 (1.79%) Imperva
9 1 (1.79%) Kaseya