The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 6.78% 8.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £35,250 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 28.81% 16.00% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Average salary £37,000 £29,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.58% -38.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £22,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) PowerBuilder

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) CommVault
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) LANDesk