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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 93 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.35% 1.89% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.78% 6.19% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 18
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £29,143
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +11.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £41,500 £40,750
UK excluding London median 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
423 436 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.73% 30.60% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 370 360 478
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,880 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 15 (38.46%) Firewall
6 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 14 (35.90%) VPN
8 13 (33.33%) IIS
8 13 (33.33%) VMware
8 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.77%) MCSE
9 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 11 (28.21%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) SSL
11 10 (25.64%) WAN
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 9 (23.08%) ITIL
12 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.51%) SCCM
13 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
13 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
13 8 (20.51%) Linux
13 8 (20.51%) HTTPS
13 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (17.95%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) IIS
2 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) Confluence
6 2 (5.13%) JBoss
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
1 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 14 (35.90%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) SSL
4 10 (25.64%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) HTTPS
6 6 (15.38%) LAN
7 5 (12.82%) SAN
8 4 (10.26%) BGP
8 4 (10.26%) DHCP
9 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.13%) HTTP
10 2 (5.13%) Junos
10 2 (5.13%) MPLS
10 2 (5.13%) SSH
10 2 (5.13%) VoIP
10 2 (5.13%) Wireless
11 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Administrator
2 13 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Products Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) LAMP
3 2 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) HP Storage
2 2 (5.13%) Physics
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Linux
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) CentOS
7 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.13%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Presales
5 2 (5.13%) Server Building
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Product Management
6 1 (2.56%) SDLC
6 1 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.77%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) MCP
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) MCTS
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.13%) LPIC
5 2 (5.13%) RHCE
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) iptables
5 2 (5.13%) KVM
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.13%) Postfix
5 2 (5.13%) Xen
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (10.26%) SCVMM
4 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Veeam
5 4 (10.26%) Apple
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) JD Edwards
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Sun
8 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
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