The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 246 325 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.33% 4.21% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.94% 14.73% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 203 280 235
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1901 2207 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.72% 28.56% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1809 1823
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -16 106 £34,000 -0.51% 13
Bedfordshire -3 54 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Essex -22 35 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 30 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Norfolk +23 15 £25,000 +19.04% 1
Suffolk +6 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 589 (100.00%) Windows
2 392 (66.55%) Active Directory
3 383 (65.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 342 (58.06%) VMware
5 336 (57.05%) Microsoft
6 269 (45.67%) MS Exchange
7 216 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 215 (36.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 204 (34.63%) SQL Server
10 180 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 176 (29.88%) Citrix
12 172 (29.20%) DNS
13 166 (28.18%) DHCP
14 163 (27.67%) ITIL
15 144 (24.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 139 (23.60%) MS Excel
17 138 (23.43%) Windows 7
18 136 (23.09%) SQL
19 133 (22.58%) Firewall
20 125 (21.22%) Hyper-V
21 119 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2007
22 109 (18.51%) VMware ESX
22 109 (18.51%) Office 365
23 108 (18.34%) TCP/IP
23 108 (18.34%) Cisco
24 107 (18.17%) MS Office
25 102 (17.32%) vSphere
26 98 (16.64%) XenApp
27 92 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2003
28 89 (15.11%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 269 (45.67%) MS Exchange
2 180 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 92 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 87 (14.77%) IIS
6 67 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 63 (10.70%) SharePoint
8 22 (3.74%) Lync
9 18 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 6 (1.02%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.85%) Apache
15 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.68%) CMS
15 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 139 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 107 (18.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) HipChat
4 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) assyst
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 109 (18.51%) Office 365
2 31 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.19%) PaaS
6 6 (1.02%) SaaS
7 5 (0.85%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.51%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 172 (29.20%) DNS
2 166 (28.18%) DHCP
3 133 (22.58%) Firewall
4 108 (18.34%) TCP/IP
5 87 (14.77%) WAN
5 87 (14.77%) SAN
6 81 (13.75%) VPN
7 75 (12.73%) LAN
8 40 (6.79%) VLAN
9 29 (4.92%) VoIP
10 24 (4.07%) SSL
11 22 (3.74%) NAS
12 21 (3.57%) Wireless
13 19 (3.23%) iSCSI
14 16 (2.72%) MPLS
15 15 (2.55%) Network Security
16 11 (1.87%) Internet
16 11 (1.87%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.87%) DSL
16 11 (1.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 74 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (2.21%) MySQL
7 12 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.34%) DTS
12 1 (0.17%) OLTP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (0.34%) MSI
2 2 (0.34%) Subversion
2 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 52 (8.83%) Finance
2 28 (4.75%) Banking
3 21 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.72%) Retail
5 13 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.19%) Publishing
7 6 (1.02%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.85%) Games
8 5 (0.85%) French Language
8 5 (0.85%) German Language
8 5 (0.85%) Hindi Language
9 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.68%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (16.13%) Analyst
2 87 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 69 (11.71%) Support Analyst
4 61 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (7.98%) Administrator
6 44 (7.47%) Consultant
7 40 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (6.79%) Server Engineer
8 37 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (5.60%) Developer
10 32 (5.43%) IT Support
11 31 (5.26%) Server Support
12 29 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 23 (3.90%) Web Developer
17 22 (3.74%) Team Leader
18 20 (3.40%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
19 18 (3.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.64%) .NET
2 40 (6.79%) CSS
3 32 (5.43%) Web Services
3 32 (5.43%) jQuery
4 31 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 30 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (4.92%) .NET Framework
6 29 (4.92%) Entity Framework
7 25 (4.24%) CSS3
7 25 (4.24%) AngularJS
8 20 (3.40%) HTML
9 9 (1.53%) HTML5
10 5 (0.85%) XML
10 5 (0.85%) XSL
11 4 (0.68%) XSLT
11 4 (0.68%) SOAP
11 4 (0.68%) WSDL
12 1 (0.17%) VXML
12 1 (0.17%) WinForms
12 1 (0.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 48 (8.15%) Blackberry
3 43 (7.30%) Clustering
4 38 (6.45%) Replication
5 27 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.06%) Handset
7 17 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.21%) Thin Client
9 13 (2.21%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.53%) User Experience
12 7 (1.19%) FMCG
12 7 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (1.02%) BYOD
13 6 (1.02%) Statistics
14 5 (0.85%) iPhone
15 4 (0.68%) CMDB
15 4 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 589 (100.00%) Windows
2 383 (65.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 215 (36.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 138 (23.43%) Windows 7
5 72 (12.22%) Linux
6 69 (11.71%) Windows XP
7 51 (8.66%) Windows 8
8 34 (5.77%) Windows 2000
9 33 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.72%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.87%) Android
11 11 (1.87%) UNIX
12 6 (1.02%) CentOS
13 5 (0.85%) SUSE
13 5 (0.85%) Debian
14 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.34%) VMS
15 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (27.67%) ITIL
2 62 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 54 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (8.15%) Project Management
5 37 (6.28%) Server Building
6 36 (6.11%) Migration
7 31 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 31 (5.26%) MVC
8 28 (4.75%) Change Management
9 27 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (3.74%) Software Engineering
12 21 (3.57%) Information Security
13 19 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (2.89%) Software Licensing
14 17 (2.89%) CRM
15 14 (2.38%) E-Commerce
15 14 (2.38%) PRINCE2
15 14 (2.38%) Configuration Management
15 14 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (23.09%) SQL
2 71 (12.05%) PowerShell
3 42 (7.13%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.28%) C#
5 36 (6.11%) T-SQL
6 25 (4.24%) VBScript
7 23 (3.90%) C
8 17 (2.89%) VB
9 11 (1.87%) VBA
10 9 (1.53%) Java
10 9 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.02%) C++
12 3 (0.51%) PHP
13 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.34%) Perl
13 2 (0.34%) Python
13 2 (0.34%) Ruby
14 1 (0.17%) XPath
14 1 (0.17%) Tcl
14 1 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 144 (24.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (15.11%) MCSE
3 83 (14.09%) MCP
4 76 (12.90%) MCSA
5 57 (9.68%) CCNA
5 57 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (9.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 48 (8.15%) MCITP
8 35 (5.94%) Degree
9 22 (3.74%) VCP5
10 21 (3.57%) MCTS
11 17 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (2.72%) Security Cleared
13 10 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.36%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.19%) DV Cleared
16 7 (1.19%) CCNP
17 5 (0.85%) CCIA
17 5 (0.85%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) QA
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 392 (66.55%) Active Directory
2 216 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (21.22%) Hyper-V
4 109 (18.51%) VMware ESX
5 102 (17.32%) vSphere
6 98 (16.64%) XenApp
7 58 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (8.32%) Terminal Services
9 43 (7.30%) XenDesktop
10 22 (3.74%) vCloud
11 18 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (2.55%) XenServer
13 9 (1.53%) Xen
14 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.68%) NFS
14 4 (0.68%) Firmware
15 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.34%) Postfix
15 2 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 48 (8.15%) SCCM
2 41 (6.96%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (3.06%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.55%) WSUS
6 8 (1.36%) SCOM
7 6 (1.02%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.68%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.34%) OpenView
9 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.34%) Puppet
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.17%) SCSM
10 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 342 (58.06%) VMware
2 336 (57.05%) Microsoft
3 176 (29.88%) Citrix
4 108 (18.34%) Cisco
5 68 (11.54%) HP
6 31 (5.26%) Dell
7 30 (5.09%) Symantec
8 27 (4.58%) Apple
8 27 (4.58%) Oracle
8 27 (4.58%) SonicWALL
9 26 (4.41%) Sophos
10 22 (3.74%) Intel
11 20 (3.40%) Veritas
12 13 (2.21%) Fujitsu
13 10 (1.70%) EMC
14 9 (1.53%) Avaya
15 8 (1.36%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.19%) Veeam
16 7 (1.19%) NetApp
16 7 (1.19%) CheckPoint
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hollywood Bowl
Salary: £80,000 per annum with 30% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £26000 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k basic + excellent benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Just Cambridge Talent
Posted: 22 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago