The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 75 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 57 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.74% 2.63% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 7.46% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 70
Average salary £35,000 £32,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.46% -6.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
782 764 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.97% 35.26% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 608 624 781
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 23 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Huntingdon -4 11 £35,000 +4.47%
Peterborough -10 10 £38,000 +4.10% 1
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 22 October 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (58.68%) Microsoft
3 64 (52.89%) VMware
4 63 (52.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (50.41%) Active Directory
6 49 (40.50%) MS Exchange
7 41 (33.88%) SQL
7 41 (33.88%) Hyper-V
8 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (28.93%) Citrix
10 31 (25.62%) MS Excel
11 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
11 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
12 27 (22.31%) MS Office
12 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (19.83%) Linux
13 24 (19.83%) HP
14 23 (19.01%) Windows 7
15 21 (17.36%) WAN
16 20 (16.53%) LAN
16 20 (16.53%) ITIL
17 19 (15.70%) SAN
17 19 (15.70%) Firewall
17 19 (15.70%) PowerShell
17 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (15.70%) SCCM
18 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (14.05%) SharePoint
19 16 (13.22%) Cisco
19 16 (13.22%) NetApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 49 (40.50%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (14.05%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.96%) Lync
7 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.13%) IIS
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 31 (25.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (22.31%) MS Office
3 5 (4.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) SaaS
2 7 (5.79%) PaaS
2 7 (5.79%) IaaS
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (3.31%) CloudFront
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
2 21 (17.36%) WAN
3 20 (16.53%) LAN
4 19 (15.70%) SAN
4 19 (15.70%) Firewall
5 12 (9.92%) DNS
6 7 (5.79%) DHCP
7 6 (4.96%) HTTP
8 5 (4.13%) VPN
8 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.31%) VLAN
10 3 (2.48%) VoIP
11 2 (1.65%) IPv4
11 2 (1.65%) LDAP
11 2 (1.65%) MPLS
12 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.83%) NAS
12 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MSBuild
2 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.31%) CruiseControl
2 4 (3.31%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) NUnit
2 4 (3.31%) Subversion
3 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Administrator
3 14 (11.57%) IT Support
3 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Consultant
5 11 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Service Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Developer
8 8 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.61%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) Server Support
11 5 (4.13%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) IT Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.31%) Web Services
2 4 (3.31%) WCF
2 4 (3.31%) REST
3 2 (1.65%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) COM
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.83%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.83%) ODBC
4 1 (0.83%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.92%) Open Source
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.13%) PKI
4 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.65%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.83%) HACMP
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (52.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (19.83%) Linux
4 23 (19.01%) Windows 7
5 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.61%) Android
7 7 (5.79%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.79%) Solaris
7 7 (5.79%) Windows Phone
8 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.65%) UNIX
11 2 (1.65%) Debian
11 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.65%) CentOS
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.83%) AIX
12 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.53%) ITIL
2 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.44%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.79%) Project Management
5 7 (5.79%) Line Management
6 6 (4.96%) CRM
6 6 (4.96%) Change Management
7 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.13%) Validation
7 5 (4.13%) Information Security
8 4 (3.31%) Migration
8 4 (3.31%) MVC
9 3 (2.48%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.48%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.65%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.65%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.65%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.65%) ITIL V3
11 1 (0.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.88%) SQL
2 19 (15.70%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.26%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) Java
5 6 (4.96%) C
6 5 (4.13%) C++
7 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.09%) MCITP
2 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) MCSE
3 9 (7.44%) MCSA
4 6 (4.96%) MCP
5 5 (4.13%) CISSP
6 4 (3.31%) CCNA
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) NCDA
8 1 (0.83%) NCIE
8 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.83%) MCDST
8 1 (0.83%) PhD
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 61 (50.41%) Active Directory
2 41 (33.88%) Hyper-V
3 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (12.40%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.44%) XenApp
6 8 (6.61%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.31%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.83%) XenServer
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.48%) SCOM
2 3 (2.48%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.65%) SCSM
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 71 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 64 (52.89%) VMware
3 35 (28.93%) Citrix
4 24 (19.83%) HP
5 16 (13.22%) Cisco
5 16 (13.22%) NetApp
6 9 (7.44%) Dell
7 7 (5.79%) Red Gate
7 7 (5.79%) Apple
8 5 (4.13%) CA
9 4 (3.31%) Intel
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) Symantec
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle
11 2 (1.65%) Websense
11 2 (1.65%) Veeam
12 1 (0.83%) FalconStor
12 1 (0.83%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.83%) Imperva
12 1 (0.83%) Kaseya
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