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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 82 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.84% 1.66% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 4.73% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 26
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
527 529 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.63% 35.13% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 445 438 603
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £64,500
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 4 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
5 27 (52.94%) VMware
6 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
10 18 (35.29%) Hyper-V
11 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (33.33%) SQL
11 17 (33.33%) WAN
12 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
13 14 (27.45%) Firewall
13 14 (27.45%) LAN
14 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
15 12 (23.53%) IIS
16 11 (21.57%) Linux
16 11 (21.57%) DNS
17 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
17 10 (19.61%) Citrix
17 10 (19.61%) ITIL
17 10 (19.61%) VLAN
17 10 (19.61%) SCCM
18 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (17.65%) SAN
18 9 (17.65%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (23.53%) IIS
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.88%) Lync
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.96%) Apache
9 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) SaaS
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) WAN
2 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 14 (27.45%) LAN
4 11 (21.57%) DNS
5 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
5 10 (19.61%) VLAN
6 9 (17.65%) SAN
7 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (15.69%) VPN
8 7 (13.73%) MPLS
9 6 (11.76%) DHCP
10 5 (9.80%) SSL
11 3 (5.88%) LDAP
12 1 (1.96%) NAS
12 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.96%) Network Security
12 1 (1.96%) ISDN
12 1 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Junior IT Support
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.96%) LINQ
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) XSL
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Open Source
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 11 (21.57%) Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.88%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Line Management
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services Management
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) User Stories
6 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.96%) OOP
6 1 (1.96%) OO
6 1 (1.96%) TDD
6 1 (1.96%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Scrum
6 1 (1.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) MCP
4 4 (7.84%) MCSE
5 3 (5.88%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.92%) VCP4
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) RHCE
7 1 (1.96%) LPIC
System Software
1 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) Firmware
5 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.96%) XenServer
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.96%) Postfix
6 1 (1.96%) Xen
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) Dell
5 6 (11.76%) Imperva
5 6 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 6 (11.76%) WatchGuard
6 4 (7.84%) Mitel
7 3 (5.88%) Red Gate
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (3.92%) Websense
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.96%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.96%) Sun
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £23k - 30k per year
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