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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 80 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.98% 1.54% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.76% 5.60% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 28
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £25,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £52,500 £41,450
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
399 411 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.37% 27.47% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 312 309 477
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
4 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 19 (50.00%) VMware
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 17 (44.74%) MS Exchange
7 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (36.84%) Office 365
9 14 (36.84%) SAN
10 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (34.21%) MCSE
10 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
12 11 (28.95%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (23.68%) ITIL
14 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 8 (21.05%) Apache
14 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
14 8 (21.05%) SCCM
14 8 (21.05%) MCITP
14 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
14 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
15 7 (18.42%) Degree
15 7 (18.42%) HP
15 7 (18.42%) Cisco
16 6 (15.79%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) Apache
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
5 5 (13.16%) nginx
6 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (7.89%) IIS
7 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.26%) Drupal
8 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (36.84%) Office 365
3 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (15.79%) PaaS
4 6 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) SAN
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) LDAP
4 5 (13.16%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) SSL
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) WPA
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
6 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Buildbot
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Administrator
2 11 (28.95%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (26.32%) IT Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) IT Support
4 8 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) IT Administrator
6 5 (13.16%) IT Systems Administrator
6 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSON
1 5 (13.16%) LAMP
1 5 (13.16%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.53%) REST
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.63%) SAML
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.16%) CentOS
5 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Server Virtualisation
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Office Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Security Management
7 2 (5.26%) Statistics
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) MCSE
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) MCITP
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.16%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) CCA
6 2 (5.26%) CCEA
6 2 (5.26%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (13.16%) NFS
5 5 (13.16%) Samba
6 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (10.53%) Kibana
3 4 (10.53%) logstash
4 3 (7.89%) Ansible
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (5.26%) Nessus
6 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SCOM
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 6 (15.79%) Sophos
5 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.53%) Sun
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec