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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 74 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 2.28% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.22% 6.82% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 31
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
498 572 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.09% 33.41% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 432 479 641
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 31 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 29 (53.70%) MS Exchange
5 27 (50.00%) VMware
5 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
6 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (37.04%) WAN
6 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
8 17 (31.48%) LAN
8 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
9 15 (27.78%) DNS
9 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (25.93%) Firewall
11 13 (24.07%) Linux
11 13 (24.07%) ITIL
12 12 (22.22%) IIS
13 11 (20.37%) VPN
13 11 (20.37%) HP
13 11 (20.37%) Project Management
13 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
14 9 (16.67%) SCCM
14 9 (16.67%) VLAN
14 9 (16.67%) DHCP
14 9 (16.67%) Ethernet
15 8 (14.81%) Dell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 29 (53.70%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (22.22%) IIS
5 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.41%) Lync
6 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) JBoss
7 3 (5.56%) Apache
7 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Tridion
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
3 3 (5.56%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) WAN
2 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
3 17 (31.48%) LAN
4 15 (27.78%) DNS
5 14 (25.93%) Firewall
6 11 (20.37%) VPN
7 9 (16.67%) DHCP
7 9 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 9 (16.67%) VLAN
8 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (14.81%) SAN
9 7 (12.96%) SSL
10 6 (11.11%) MPLS
11 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
11 3 (5.56%) Network Security
11 3 (5.56%) LDAP
12 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Support Engineer
1 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.11%) IT Support
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Junior
6 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) XSL
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) LINQ
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Open Source
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) DTV
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.96%) UNIX
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone
8 3 (5.56%) Android
8 3 (5.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services Management
3 5 (9.26%) Line Management
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.85%) OOP
7 1 (1.85%) OO
7 1 (1.85%) MVC
7 1 (1.85%) Scrum
7 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) Ruby
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) MCP
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) RHCE
3 3 (5.56%) LPIC
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) Postfix
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.56%) Xen
3 3 (5.56%) KVM
3 3 (5.56%) iptables
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (7.41%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.85%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) Dell
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 5 (9.26%) WatchGuard
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco
7 5 (9.26%) Imperva
8 3 (5.56%) Apple
8 3 (5.56%) Mitel
8 3 (5.56%) Juniper
8 3 (5.56%) EMC
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle
8 3 (5.56%) Red Gate
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) Websense
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + medical, dental, pension.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago