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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 89 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 1.66% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 4.88% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 27
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £34,100
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
384 615 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.25% 33.94% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 339 497 519
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,984
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (32.65%) LAN
6 15 (30.61%) WAN
6 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (30.61%) VMware
6 15 (30.61%) Office 365
7 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
7 13 (26.53%) Linux
8 12 (24.49%) VPN
8 12 (24.49%) DNS
9 11 (22.45%) DHCP
9 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
9 11 (22.45%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
10 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.37%) Wireless
11 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (16.33%) Firewall
12 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
13 7 (14.29%) MS Office
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (14.29%) DevOps
14 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.20%) Lync
4 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.16%) IIS
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
7 2 (4.08%) JBoss
7 2 (4.08%) Apache
8 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) LAN
2 15 (30.61%) WAN
3 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
4 12 (24.49%) VPN
4 12 (24.49%) DNS
5 11 (22.45%) DHCP
6 9 (18.37%) Wireless
7 8 (16.33%) Firewall
8 4 (8.16%) SAN
8 4 (8.16%) NAS
9 2 (4.08%) Network Security
9 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.08%) FTP
9 2 (4.08%) SSL
10 1 (2.04%) VoIP
10 1 (2.04%) LDAP
10 1 (2.04%) ADSL
10 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) OLTP
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (6.12%) Electronics
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) DTV
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) CMDB
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (26.53%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.20%) CentOS
8 4 (8.16%) UNIX
9 3 (6.12%) Debian
9 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.08%) System Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.04%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) Ruby
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) MCP
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) RHCE
5 2 (4.08%) LPIC
5 2 (4.08%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) KVM
5 2 (4.08%) iptables
5 2 (4.08%) Xen
5 2 (4.08%) Postfix
5 2 (4.08%) XenApp
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.08%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) EMC
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) ESRI
6 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) Websense
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