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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 81 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.95% 2.59% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.72% 6.60% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 49
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
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
594 606 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.08% 39.30% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 494 527 564
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 17 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (66.13%) Active Directory
3 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
5 28 (45.16%) Linux
6 27 (43.55%) MS Exchange
7 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
8 24 (38.71%) VMware
9 23 (37.10%) SQL
10 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (32.26%) MS Office
12 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
14 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
15 15 (24.19%) Finance
16 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
16 14 (22.58%) ITIL
17 13 (20.97%) LAN
18 12 (19.35%) Java
18 12 (19.35%) WAN
18 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
18 12 (19.35%) Open Source
19 11 (17.74%) HP
19 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
20 10 (16.13%) C#
20 10 (16.13%) Firewall
20 10 (16.13%) Degree
20 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
20 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (14.52%) Dell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (43.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Lync
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Office
2 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SunGard APT
1 3 (4.84%) FastVal
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 7 (11.29%) IaaS
2 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 7 (11.29%) PaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (6.45%) CloudFront
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (20.97%) LAN
3 12 (19.35%) WAN
4 10 (16.13%) Firewall
5 9 (14.52%) SAN
6 7 (11.29%) DNS
7 6 (9.68%) DHCP
8 5 (8.06%) VLAN
9 3 (4.84%) LDAP
9 3 (4.84%) HTTP
10 2 (3.23%) VoIP
10 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.23%) IPv4
11 1 (1.61%) MPLS
11 1 (1.61%) NAS
11 1 (1.61%) Wireless
11 1 (1.61%) ISDN
11 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.45%) NUnit
1 4 (6.45%) CruiseControl
1 4 (6.45%) Subversion
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
1 4 (6.45%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Administrator
3 10 (16.13%) Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Service Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) IT Support
8 5 (8.06%) Security Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Server Support
9 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Network Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Server Support Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.45%) WCF
3 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.45%) REST
4 3 (4.84%) J2EE
5 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) ODBC
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Open Source
2 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.06%) EqualLogic
5 4 (6.45%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.45%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.84%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.84%) Clustering
7 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.61%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.61%) HACMP
8 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (45.16%) Linux
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.29%) Android
5 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Phone
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.68%) Solaris
7 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.61%) UNIX
9 1 (1.61%) AIX
9 1 (1.61%) HPUX
9 1 (1.61%) Debian
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.52%) Line Management
4 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
5 6 (9.68%) Validation
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) CRM
6 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Information Security
6 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.45%) MVC
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.84%) Change Control
8 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 10 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) C++
4 5 (8.06%) C
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) Degree
3 8 (12.90%) MCITP
4 6 (9.68%) MCSA
5 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 5 (8.06%) CISSP
6 3 (4.84%) MCTS
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 2 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) MCDST
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 41 (66.13%) Active Directory
2 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
3 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) XenServer
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) HP
4 9 (14.52%) Dell
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco
5 7 (11.29%) Apple
5 7 (11.29%) Red Gate
6 6 (9.68%) Citrix
7 5 (8.06%) CA
8 3 (4.84%) SunGard
9 2 (3.23%) Veeam
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.61%) Imperva
10 1 (1.61%) Google
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) NetApp
10 1 (1.61%) Veritas
10 1 (1.61%) IBM
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