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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 87 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 56 78 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.29% 3.28% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.60% 10.06% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 83
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
737 775 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.08% 32.55% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 588 678 693
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 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 28 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 -3 34 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Peterborough -14 8 £23,000 -32.35%
Huntingdon -7 3 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Ely - 2 £47,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (59.29%) Active Directory
3 65 (57.52%) Microsoft
4 62 (54.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (48.67%) VMware
6 54 (47.79%) MS Exchange
7 48 (42.48%) TCP/IP
8 42 (37.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (33.63%) MS Office
11 37 (32.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (32.74%) Hyper-V
12 35 (30.97%) ITIL
12 35 (30.97%) Linux
13 32 (28.32%) SQL
14 30 (26.55%) LAN
15 28 (24.78%) MS Excel
16 27 (23.89%) DNS
16 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (22.12%) DHCP
17 25 (22.12%) Finance
18 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
19 22 (19.47%) HP
19 22 (19.47%) Firewall
19 22 (19.47%) MCITP
20 21 (18.58%) Java
20 21 (18.58%) SharePoint
21 19 (16.81%) MCSA
21 19 (16.81%) WAN
22 18 (15.93%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 54 (47.79%) MS Exchange
2 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.62%) IIS
4 12 (10.62%) Lync
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (33.63%) MS Office
2 28 (24.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.19%) MS Project
4 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.73%) FastVal
1 11 (9.73%) SunGard APT
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) SaaS
2 6 (5.31%) PaaS
2 6 (5.31%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) IaaS
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (3.54%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.48%) TCP/IP
2 30 (26.55%) LAN
3 27 (23.89%) DNS
4 25 (22.12%) DHCP
5 22 (19.47%) Firewall
6 19 (16.81%) WAN
7 18 (15.93%) SAN
8 14 (12.39%) LDAP
9 12 (10.62%) NAS
10 11 (9.73%) NetScaler
11 10 (8.85%) VoIP
12 9 (7.96%) VPN
13 7 (6.19%) VLAN
13 7 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (5.31%) HTTP
14 6 (5.31%) SSL
15 3 (2.65%) Wireless
16 2 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
16 2 (1.77%) Internet
17 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.54%) MySQL
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) CruiseControl
1 4 (3.54%) Subversion
1 4 (3.54%) NUnit
1 4 (3.54%) JIRA
1 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.54%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.42%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Military
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) Support Analyst
3 20 (17.70%) Administrator
4 14 (12.39%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.62%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Consultant
6 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Service Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 8 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (6.19%) IT Support
10 7 (6.19%) Server Support
11 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Security Consultant
11 5 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) J2EE
2 7 (6.19%) Web Services
3 6 (5.31%) .NET
4 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.54%) WCF
5 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.54%) REST
6 3 (2.65%) HTML
6 3 (2.65%) XML
7 2 (1.77%) CSS
7 2 (1.77%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.88%) WSDL
8 1 (0.88%) SOAP
8 1 (0.88%) XSLT
8 1 (0.88%) ODBC
8 1 (0.88%) COM
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) JSON
8 1 (0.88%) Ajax
8 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Clustering
2 12 (10.62%) Grid Computing
3 11 (9.73%) Open Source
3 11 (9.73%) Firmware
4 10 (8.85%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.85%) Fat Client
4 10 (8.85%) Thin Client
5 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.42%) Hedge funds
7 5 (4.42%) EqualLogic
7 5 (4.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) HACMP
8 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (54.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (30.97%) Linux
5 16 (14.16%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.31%) Android
6 6 (5.31%) Solaris
6 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.65%) UNIX
10 2 (1.77%) Debian
10 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.77%) CentOS
10 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.88%) AIX
11 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) ITIL
2 17 (15.04%) Change Control
3 16 (14.16%) Validation
4 14 (12.39%) Load Balancing
5 12 (10.62%) Risk Management
5 12 (10.62%) Problem Management
5 12 (10.62%) Incident Management
6 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.19%) Project Management
8 7 (6.19%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.31%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.31%) Network Design
10 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.42%) Migration
10 5 (4.42%) Information Security
11 4 (3.54%) MVC
11 4 (3.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) SQL
2 21 (18.58%) Java
3 15 (13.27%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.39%) Perl
5 12 (10.62%) Python
6 11 (9.73%) C#
7 6 (5.31%) C
8 5 (4.42%) C++
9 2 (1.77%) VB
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (32.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.47%) MCITP
3 19 (16.81%) MCSA
4 13 (11.50%) Degree
5 10 (8.85%) MCP
6 7 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (6.19%) MCSE
7 6 (5.31%) CCNA
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.31%) CCA
8 5 (4.42%) CCIA
8 5 (4.42%) CISSP
9 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.77%) MCTS
11 1 (0.88%) NCDA
11 1 (0.88%) NCIE
11 1 (0.88%) PhD
11 1 (0.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 7 (6.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (6.19%) GAMP
2 7 (6.19%) GCP
2 7 (6.19%) GMP
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (59.29%) Active Directory
2 42 (37.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (32.74%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.50%) XenApp
4 13 (11.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.42%) XenServer
6 4 (3.54%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) SCCM
2 15 (13.27%) Puppet
3 12 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Microsoft
2 55 (48.67%) VMware
3 22 (19.47%) HP
4 18 (15.93%) Citrix
5 17 (15.04%) Cisco
6 11 (9.73%) SunGard
7 7 (6.19%) Dell
8 6 (5.31%) Veeam
8 6 (5.31%) Apple
8 6 (5.31%) Red Gate
9 5 (4.42%) CA
9 5 (4.42%) Wyse
10 4 (3.54%) NetApp
10 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.65%) Symantec
11 3 (2.65%) Oracle
12 2 (1.77%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.77%) Motorola
12 2 (1.77%) IBM
12 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
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