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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 94 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 1.87% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 5.52% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 19
Average salary £41,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.38% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
428 562 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.42% 33.88% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 313 472 414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £55,000
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 10 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (81.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
4 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
5 20 (37.74%) IIS
6 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
7 17 (32.08%) Linux
7 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.19%) VMware
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
10 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (24.53%) ITIL
12 12 (22.64%) MCSE
13 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
13 11 (20.75%) SQL
13 11 (20.75%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (18.87%) XenApp
14 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.87%) Citrix
14 10 (18.87%) SSL
15 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (15.09%) SLA
16 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
16 8 (15.09%) DNS
17 7 (13.21%) SCCM
17 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
17 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (37.74%) IIS
2 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
3 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.87%) SSL
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
4 6 (11.32%) HTTPS
4 6 (11.32%) VPN
5 5 (9.43%) Firewall
6 4 (7.55%) WAN
7 3 (5.66%) SAN
7 3 (5.66%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) Wireless
8 2 (3.77%) ADSL
8 2 (3.77%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) MySQL
4 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) OLTP
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Administrator
2 14 (26.42%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Product Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Products Support Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Support Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Support
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) LAMP
2 4 (7.55%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
1 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (81.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (32.08%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.55%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (13.21%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (9.43%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) Data Management
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.43%) Java
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 4 (7.55%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (22.64%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) HNC
4 4 (7.55%) LPIC
4 4 (7.55%) RHCE
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
3 10 (18.87%) XenApp
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (9.43%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) XenServer
5 4 (7.55%) iptables
5 4 (7.55%) KVM
5 4 (7.55%) Postfix
5 4 (7.55%) Xen
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Citrix
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 4 (7.55%) Sun
6 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) Dell KACE
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.77%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago