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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 89 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 1.48% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.67% 4.20% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 25
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +52.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
535 500 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.78% 35.24% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 447 404 552
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (82.22%) Active Directory
3 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
4 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (44.44%) VMware
7 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
9 13 (28.89%) Firewall
9 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (26.67%) Degree
10 12 (26.67%) WAN
11 11 (24.44%) LAN
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (24.44%) SCCM
12 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (22.22%) Citrix
12 10 (22.22%) Linux
13 9 (20.00%) DNS
13 9 (20.00%) Office 365
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (15.56%) Dell
14 7 (15.56%) Project Management
14 7 (15.56%) ITIL
14 7 (15.56%) Computer Science

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.67%) Lync
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) LAN
4 9 (20.00%) DNS
5 6 (13.33%) SAN
5 6 (13.33%) VLAN
6 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) DHCP
7 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.67%) MPLS
9 2 (4.44%) SSL
9 2 (4.44%) IPv4
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless
10 1 (2.22%) LDAP
10 1 (2.22%) PBX
10 1 (2.22%) ISDN
10 1 (2.22%) DMZ
10 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Support Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) IT Support
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Network Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Junior IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) LINQ
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSL
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) WAP
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
4 10 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.67%) Android
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.44%) UNIX
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) Debian
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Project Management
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services Management
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
6 1 (2.22%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Scrum
6 1 (2.22%) MVC
6 1 (2.22%) OOP
6 1 (2.22%) OO
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) User Stories
6 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCP
3 5 (11.11%) MCSA
4 4 (8.89%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 37 (82.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) Dell
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) Red Gate
6 3 (6.67%) Imperva
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
7 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.44%) Websense
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) FalconStor
8 1 (2.22%) Kaseya
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