The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 1.78% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 4.68% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 27
Average salary £35,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,321 £21,650 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
594 770 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.53% 38.01% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 509 657 722
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
3 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
4 35 (56.45%) TCP/IP
5 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
6 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 23 (37.10%) DNS
7 23 (37.10%) VMware
8 21 (33.87%) Linux
8 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
9 20 (32.26%) LAN
9 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (32.26%) Degree
10 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
11 18 (29.03%) MS Office
12 16 (25.81%) ITIL
12 16 (25.81%) Clustering
12 16 (25.81%) Puppet
13 15 (24.19%) Finance
13 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (22.58%) DHCP
14 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (22.58%) Firewall
15 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
16 11 (17.74%) Cisco
16 11 (17.74%) MCSA
16 11 (17.74%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
4 9 (14.52%) Lync
5 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.45%) IIS
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (29.03%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) SunGard APT
1 10 (16.13%) FastVal
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (56.45%) TCP/IP
2 23 (37.10%) DNS
3 20 (32.26%) LAN
4 14 (22.58%) DHCP
4 14 (22.58%) Firewall
5 11 (17.74%) LDAP
6 10 (16.13%) NAS
7 8 (12.90%) WAN
8 7 (11.29%) SAN
9 5 (8.06%) FTP
9 5 (8.06%) IPsec
10 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.45%) VLAN
10 4 (6.45%) VoIP
10 4 (6.45%) Internet
11 2 (3.23%) Wireless
11 2 (3.23%) HTTP
12 1 (1.61%) VPN
12 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Administrator
1 13 (20.97%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) IT Support
8 3 (4.84%) Sales Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Operations Team Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Web Team Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) J2EE
2 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
3 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) WSDL
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Clustering
2 11 (17.74%) Grid Computing
3 10 (16.13%) Firmware
4 4 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 4 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.23%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (33.87%) Linux
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
3 11 (17.74%) Change Control
3 11 (17.74%) Problem Management
3 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
3 11 (17.74%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.13%) Validation
5 7 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.45%) Network Design
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Analytics
9 2 (3.23%) Business Analytics
9 2 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Python
1 11 (17.74%) Java
1 11 (17.74%) Perl
1 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (17.74%) MCSA
4 10 (16.13%) MCITP
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (12.90%) CCNA
6 3 (4.84%) MCSE
7 2 (3.23%) MCTS
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (11.29%) GAMP
1 7 (11.29%) GCP
1 7 (11.29%) GMP
2 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
3 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Puppet
2 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (14.52%) SCCM
4 7 (11.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco
4 10 (16.13%) SunGard
5 5 (8.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) Veeam
6 4 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Motorola
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) Lotus
8 1 (1.61%) McAfee
8 1 (1.61%) Google
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