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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.77% 1.54% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.87% 4.52% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 28
Average salary £32,500 £29,571 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.90% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £23,025
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
426 597 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.23% 34.13% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 351 486 516
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
3 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
3 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (40.68%) VMware
5 23 (38.98%) MS Exchange
6 21 (35.59%) WAN
7 19 (32.20%) LAN
8 18 (30.51%) VPN
9 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
10 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
10 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
10 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (25.42%) SQL
10 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.42%) IIS
11 14 (23.73%) Firewall
11 14 (23.73%) Office 365
12 13 (22.03%) Linux
13 12 (20.34%) DNS
14 11 (18.64%) DHCP
14 11 (18.64%) ITIL
14 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (16.95%) VLAN
15 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
16 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
16 9 (15.25%) HP
16 9 (15.25%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (38.98%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.42%) IIS
3 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
5 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (10.17%) Lync
7 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
7 3 (5.08%) JBoss
7 3 (5.08%) Apache
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.39%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Tridion
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) WAN
2 19 (32.20%) LAN
3 18 (30.51%) VPN
4 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (23.73%) Firewall
6 12 (20.34%) DNS
7 11 (18.64%) DHCP
8 10 (16.95%) VLAN
9 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
9 9 (15.25%) SAN
9 9 (15.25%) Wireless
10 7 (11.86%) SSL
11 6 (10.17%) MPLS
12 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (5.08%) IP Telephony
13 3 (5.08%) Network Security
13 3 (5.08%) NAS
14 2 (3.39%) FTP
14 2 (3.39%) LDAP
15 1 (1.69%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Analyst
1 11 (18.64%) Administrator
1 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Support Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.86%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.17%) Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) XSL
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) LINQ
2 1 (1.69%) jQuery
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) DTV
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) CMDB
3 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (22.03%) Linux
6 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.17%) CentOS
8 5 (8.47%) UNIX
9 3 (5.08%) Debian
9 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services Management
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.08%) CRM
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.39%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) System Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
8 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.08%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) MCP
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) MCSE
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) RHCE
4 3 (5.08%) LPIC
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) vSphere
5 3 (5.08%) KVM
5 3 (5.08%) iptables
5 3 (5.08%) Postfix
5 3 (5.08%) Xen
6 2 (3.39%) Firmware
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.68%) VMware
3 9 (15.25%) HP
4 7 (11.86%) 3PAR
5 5 (8.47%) Imperva
5 5 (8.47%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) WatchGuard
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) Dell
6 4 (6.78%) EMC
7 3 (5.08%) Juniper
7 3 (5.08%) Mitel
8 2 (3.39%) ESRI
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 2 (3.39%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.69%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) Websense
9 1 (1.69%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago