The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 89 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 2.05% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.52% 5.81% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 59
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,600 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
616 585 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.13% 35.20% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 490 511 530
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
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
Cambridgeshire

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 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
3 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
5 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
6 32 (45.07%) MS Exchange
6 32 (45.07%) VMware
7 31 (43.66%) Linux
8 30 (42.25%) Hyper-V
9 29 (40.85%) MS Office
10 28 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (35.21%) LAN
12 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (32.39%) Finance
13 23 (32.39%) ITIL
14 22 (30.99%) SQL
15 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (28.17%) Java
15 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
16 16 (22.54%) DNS
16 16 (22.54%) SCCM
17 15 (21.13%) DHCP
17 15 (21.13%) Validation
18 14 (19.72%) WAN
18 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
18 14 (19.72%) MCITP
19 13 (18.31%) Puppet
19 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
20 12 (16.90%) HP
20 12 (16.90%) Open Source

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 32 (45.07%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (14.08%) Lync
5 7 (9.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (7.04%) IIS
7 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (40.85%) MS Office
2 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.86%) MS Project
4 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) FastVal
1 10 (14.08%) SunGard APT
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) IaaS
1 7 (9.86%) SaaS
1 7 (9.86%) PaaS
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (5.63%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
2 25 (35.21%) LAN
3 16 (22.54%) DNS
4 15 (21.13%) DHCP
5 14 (19.72%) WAN
6 11 (15.49%) LDAP
7 10 (14.08%) SAN
7 10 (14.08%) NAS
8 6 (8.45%) Firewall
9 4 (5.63%) VoIP
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.63%) VLAN
10 3 (4.23%) HTTP
11 2 (2.82%) Internet
11 2 (2.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.63%) MSBuild
1 4 (5.63%) CruiseControl
1 4 (5.63%) NUnit
1 4 (5.63%) Subversion
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Hudson
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Support Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Consultant
5 9 (12.68%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.68%) Administrator
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.86%) IT Support
6 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.63%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) J2EE
2 7 (9.86%) Web Services
3 6 (8.45%) .NET
4 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.63%) REST
5 4 (5.63%) WCF
6 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET
6 2 (2.82%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) Ajax
7 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.41%) JSON
7 1 (1.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.41%) WSDL
7 1 (1.41%) XSLT
7 1 (1.41%) ODBC
7 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Open Source
2 11 (15.49%) Grid Computing
2 11 (15.49%) Clustering
3 10 (14.08%) Firmware
4 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.04%) PKI
5 5 (7.04%) EqualLogic
6 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
6 4 (5.63%) Hedge funds
6 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.41%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.41%) HACMP
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (43.66%) Linux
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.86%) Android
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Phone
5 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
6 6 (8.45%) Solaris
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) UNIX
9 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) AIX
10 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Validation
3 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
3 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
4 11 (15.49%) Change Control
4 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.04%) Information Security
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
8 4 (5.63%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.63%) MVC
8 4 (5.63%) Network Design
8 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) SQL
2 20 (28.17%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.49%) Python
4 11 (15.49%) Perl
4 11 (15.49%) C#
5 5 (7.04%) C
5 5 (7.04%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) VB6
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (19.72%) MCITP
3 11 (15.49%) MCSA
4 8 (11.27%) Degree
5 5 (7.04%) CISSP
6 4 (5.63%) CCNA
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.23%) MCSE
8 2 (2.82%) MCTS
9 1 (1.41%) MCDST
9 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (9.86%) GAMP
1 7 (9.86%) GCP
1 7 (9.86%) GMP
2 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
2 30 (42.25%) Hyper-V
3 28 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) SCCM
2 13 (18.31%) Puppet
3 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (45.07%) VMware
3 12 (16.90%) HP
4 10 (14.08%) SunGard
5 9 (12.68%) Cisco
6 7 (9.86%) Red Gate
6 7 (9.86%) Apple
6 7 (9.86%) Dell
7 5 (7.04%) CA
8 4 (5.63%) Veeam
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle
10 2 (2.82%) Motorola
11 1 (1.41%) Google
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.41%) Citrix
11 1 (1.41%) Symantec
11 1 (1.41%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) Sun
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