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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.26% 2.17% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 6.60% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 34
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
460 606 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.55% 32.93% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 381 497 556
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 25 (41.67%) VMware
7 22 (36.67%) WAN
8 20 (33.33%) LAN
9 17 (28.33%) VPN
10 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 16 (26.67%) Firewall
10 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 15 (25.00%) IIS
11 15 (25.00%) SQL
11 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (23.33%) Linux
13 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 13 (21.67%) DNS
13 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (20.00%) ITIL
15 11 (18.33%) DHCP
16 10 (16.67%) VLAN
17 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
17 9 (15.00%) HP
17 9 (15.00%) SAN
18 8 (13.33%) Web Services

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) IIS
3 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.00%) Lync
7 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (5.00%) JBoss
7 3 (5.00%) Apache
8 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.33%) ArcGIS
8 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Tridion
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) WAN
2 20 (33.33%) LAN
3 17 (28.33%) VPN
4 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 16 (26.67%) Firewall
5 13 (21.67%) DNS
6 11 (18.33%) DHCP
7 10 (16.67%) VLAN
8 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 9 (15.00%) SAN
9 7 (11.67%) Wireless
9 7 (11.67%) SSL
10 6 (10.00%) MPLS
10 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.00%) Network Security
11 3 (5.00%) NAS
11 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
12 2 (3.33%) LDAP
12 2 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (16.67%) Administrator
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) LINQ
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSL
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) DTV
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (23.33%) Linux
5 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.00%) CentOS
7 5 (8.33%) UNIX
8 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.00%) Debian
9 2 (3.33%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.67%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) Web Services Management
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Line Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) System Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) LPIC
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) MCSE
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) RHCE
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) iptables
3 3 (5.00%) KVM
3 3 (5.00%) Xen
3 3 (5.00%) Postfix
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Firmware
4 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
1 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
4 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.67%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 5 (8.33%) Imperva
5 5 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.33%) Dell
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco
6 3 (5.00%) Juniper
6 3 (5.00%) Mitel
6 3 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) ESRI
7 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.67%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
Cambridge
iKonnect
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £23k plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago