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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 77 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 2.06% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.16% 6.38% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 35
Average salary £33,000 £35,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.04% +14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,600 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
503 580 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.33% 32.35% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 435 495 637
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
3 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
4 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (46.55%) MS Exchange
6 26 (44.83%) VMware
7 22 (37.93%) WAN
8 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
9 19 (32.76%) LAN
10 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
11 17 (29.31%) SQL
11 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
12 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
12 16 (27.59%) VPN
12 16 (27.59%) DNS
12 16 (27.59%) Firewall
12 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
13 14 (24.14%) IIS
14 13 (22.41%) ITIL
14 13 (22.41%) Linux
14 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (20.69%) Project Management
16 11 (18.97%) DHCP
16 11 (18.97%) HP
17 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (15.52%) Dell
18 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
18 9 (15.52%) VLAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 27 (46.55%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) IIS
3 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.62%) Lync
6 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.17%) JBoss
7 3 (5.17%) Apache
8 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Tridion
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) WAN
2 19 (32.76%) LAN
3 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 16 (27.59%) VPN
4 16 (27.59%) DNS
4 16 (27.59%) Firewall
5 11 (18.97%) DHCP
6 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
6 9 (15.52%) VLAN
7 8 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (12.07%) SSL
8 7 (12.07%) SAN
9 6 (10.34%) MPLS
10 4 (6.90%) Wireless
11 3 (5.17%) Network Security
11 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
12 2 (3.45%) LDAP
13 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) IT Support
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Junior IT Support
8 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) jQuery
2 1 (1.72%) LINQ
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) XSL
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) DTV
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 13 (22.41%) Linux
5 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.34%) UNIX
6 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.90%) CentOS
8 3 (5.17%) Android
8 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.72%) Debian
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) Line Management
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services Management
4 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.72%) User Stories
7 1 (1.72%) DevOps
7 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.72%) TDD
7 1 (1.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.17%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) C
4 2 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) MCP
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) LPIC
3 3 (5.17%) MCSE
3 3 (5.17%) RHCE
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) Postfix
4 3 (5.17%) KVM
4 3 (5.17%) iptables
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.45%) Firmware
5 2 (3.45%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) SCOM
3 5 (8.62%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.83%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) HP
4 9 (15.52%) Dell
5 6 (10.34%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) 3PAR
6 5 (8.62%) WatchGuard
6 5 (8.62%) Imperva
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) Mitel
7 3 (5.17%) Red Gate
7 3 (5.17%) Apple
7 3 (5.17%) Juniper
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.72%) Sun
Cambridge, UK
Abcam
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £23k plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: 6 days ago