The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 9.84% 14.66% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 0
Average salary £37,500 £36,834 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 26.23% 29.31% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 15
Average salary £37,500 £36,834 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% -27.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dunstable

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) XenServer
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) WSUS
3 7 (63.64%) LANDesk
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (9.09%) Civica
8 1 (9.09%) MCTS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
1 8 (72.73%) XenServer
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) LANDesk
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Civica
4 1 (9.09%) HP