The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 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 Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 0.67% 2.74% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 6.25% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £17,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 32 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.67% 43.84% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Essex

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Sophos
5 6 (40.00%) LANDesk
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (33.33%) ADSL
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) MCITP
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) AVG
7 4 (26.67%) Draytek
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) ADSL
4 4 (26.67%) VDSL
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 4 (26.67%) MCSA
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenServer
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (26.67%) WSUS
2 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Sophos
2 6 (40.00%) LANDesk
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) AVG
4 4 (26.67%) Draytek
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.67%) GFI Software