The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 91 63 80
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 50 82 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.09% 3.47% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.86% 10.86% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 75
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
729 755 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.46% 31.91% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 584 674 711
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 30 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Peterborough -19 7 £21,500 -36.76% 1
Huntingdon -8 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Ely - 1 £47,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 63 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 55 (49.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (46.43%) VMware
5 51 (45.54%) MS Exchange
6 50 (44.64%) TCP/IP
7 42 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (31.25%) Linux
9 35 (31.25%) ITIL
9 35 (31.25%) MS Office
10 34 (30.36%) Hyper-V
11 31 (27.68%) LAN
12 29 (25.89%) SQL
13 28 (25.00%) DNS
14 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
14 26 (23.21%) DHCP
14 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
14 26 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (21.43%) Firewall
15 24 (21.43%) Finance
16 23 (20.54%) MCITP
17 21 (18.75%) Java
18 20 (17.86%) SharePoint
19 19 (16.96%) MCSA
19 19 (16.96%) WAN
19 19 (16.96%) Cisco
19 19 (16.96%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 51 (45.54%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 14 (12.50%) IIS
5 10 (8.93%) Lync
6 9 (8.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 35 (31.25%) MS Office
2 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.25%) MS Project
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) SunGard APT
1 11 (9.82%) FastVal
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) SaaS
2 4 (3.57%) PaaS
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (3.57%) CloudFront
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (44.64%) TCP/IP
2 31 (27.68%) LAN
3 28 (25.00%) DNS
4 26 (23.21%) DHCP
5 24 (21.43%) Firewall
6 19 (16.96%) WAN
7 17 (15.18%) SAN
8 14 (12.50%) LDAP
9 12 (10.71%) NAS
10 11 (9.82%) NetScaler
10 11 (9.82%) VPN
11 10 (8.93%) VoIP
12 7 (6.25%) SSL
12 7 (6.25%) VLAN
12 7 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (5.36%) HTTP
14 4 (3.57%) Wireless
15 3 (2.68%) Internet
16 2 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
17 1 (0.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.57%) MySQL
5 4 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.57%) NUnit
1 4 (3.57%) CruiseControl
1 4 (3.57%) Subversion
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
1 4 (3.57%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.46%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Military
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Support Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Consultant
8 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Server Support
9 7 (6.25%) IT Support
10 5 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) J2EE
2 8 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (5.36%) .NET
4 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.57%) WCF
5 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.57%) REST
6 3 (2.68%) HTML
6 3 (2.68%) XML
7 2 (1.79%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.89%) SOAP
8 1 (0.89%) COM
8 1 (0.89%) XSLT
8 1 (0.89%) ODBC
8 1 (0.89%) WSDL
8 1 (0.89%) Ajax
8 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.89%) JSON
8 1 (0.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Clustering
1 13 (11.61%) Mathematics
2 12 (10.71%) Grid Computing
3 11 (9.82%) Firmware
3 11 (9.82%) Thin Client
3 11 (9.82%) Fat Client
4 9 (8.04%) Open Source
5 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (4.46%) PKI
7 5 (4.46%) EqualLogic
7 5 (4.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.89%) HACMP
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (49.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (31.25%) Linux
5 15 (13.39%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.36%) Solaris
7 6 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.57%) Android
9 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.68%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.68%) UNIX
10 2 (1.79%) Debian
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.79%) CentOS
10 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) ITIL
2 18 (16.07%) Change Control
3 16 (14.29%) Validation
4 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
5 12 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 12 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 12 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 12 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.25%) Project Management
9 6 (5.36%) Network Design
9 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.36%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.46%) Information Security
10 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.46%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) Java
3 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.50%) Perl
5 12 (10.71%) Python
6 11 (9.82%) C#
7 6 (5.36%) C
8 5 (4.46%) C++
9 2 (1.79%) VB
10 1 (0.89%) VBA
10 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.89%) PHP
10 1 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (20.54%) MCITP
3 19 (16.96%) MCSA
4 15 (13.39%) Degree
5 11 (9.82%) MCP
6 7 (6.25%) MCSE
6 7 (6.25%) CCNA
6 7 (6.25%) CCA
6 7 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.36%) CCIA
8 5 (4.46%) CISSP
9 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.79%) MCTS
11 1 (0.89%) NCDA
11 1 (0.89%) NCIE
11 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 7 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (6.25%) GAMP
2 7 (6.25%) GCP
2 7 (6.25%) GMP
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 38 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (30.36%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.71%) XenApp
4 12 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.36%) XenServer
6 4 (3.57%) Terminal Server
6 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.89%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) Puppet
2 16 (14.29%) SCCM
3 12 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
5 1 (0.89%) SCSM
5 1 (0.89%) SCOM
5 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 52 (46.43%) VMware
3 19 (16.96%) Cisco
3 19 (16.96%) HP
4 17 (15.18%) Citrix
5 11 (9.82%) SunGard
6 6 (5.36%) Wyse
6 6 (5.36%) Veeam
7 5 (4.46%) CA
7 5 (4.46%) Dell
8 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.57%) Apple
8 4 (3.57%) Red Gate
9 3 (2.68%) NetApp
9 3 (2.68%) Symantec
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle
10 2 (1.79%) IBM
10 2 (1.79%) Motorola
10 2 (1.79%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
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