The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 345 295 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.32% 3.84% 4.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.24% 12.75% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 318 260 307
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2264 2313 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.33% 30.07% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 1949 2113
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Hertfordshire +27 139 £33,750 +14.40% 11
Bedfordshire +15 71 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Essex +10 70 £46,500 +5.68% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 57 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Norfolk +11 8 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Suffolk -14 7 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 770 (100.00%) Windows
2 433 (56.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 379 (49.22%) Microsoft
4 374 (48.57%) VMware
5 353 (45.84%) Active Directory
6 344 (44.68%) MS Exchange
7 279 (36.23%) Citrix
8 254 (32.99%) MS Excel
9 250 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 245 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 242 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 230 (29.87%) MS Office
13 229 (29.74%) DNS
14 217 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 212 (27.53%) SQL
16 210 (27.27%) Firewall
17 203 (26.36%) TCP/IP
18 195 (25.32%) SQL Server
19 180 (23.38%) ITIL
20 165 (21.43%) SAN
21 162 (21.04%) LAN
22 159 (20.65%) DHCP
23 157 (20.39%) Hyper-V
24 155 (20.13%) Windows 7
25 145 (18.83%) WAN
26 142 (18.44%) Cisco
26 142 (18.44%) MCSE
27 138 (17.92%) XenApp
28 127 (16.49%) Windows XP
29 118 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 344 (44.68%) MS Exchange
2 217 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 107 (13.90%) IIS
5 91 (11.82%) SharePoint
6 89 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 54 (7.01%) Lotus Domino
9 52 (6.75%) SharePoint Server
10 51 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (3.90%) Lync
12 27 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (2.60%) Documentum
15 15 (1.95%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.91%) CMS
18 5 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
19 4 (0.52%) Apache
20 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 254 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 230 (29.87%) MS Office
3 8 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.91%) MS Project
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (4.68%) assyst
2 14 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.43%) SunGard APT
4 11 (1.43%) FastVal
5 8 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
5 8 (1.04%) Magento
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.06%) Office 365
2 22 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.56%) SaaS
5 10 (1.30%) PaaS
6 8 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.78%) IaaS
8 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (29.74%) DNS
2 210 (27.27%) Firewall
3 203 (26.36%) TCP/IP
4 165 (21.43%) SAN
5 162 (21.04%) LAN
6 159 (20.65%) DHCP
7 145 (18.83%) WAN
8 113 (14.68%) VPN
9 49 (6.36%) VoIP
10 47 (6.10%) Internet
11 42 (5.45%) NAS
12 41 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (4.42%) VLAN
14 32 (4.16%) Network Security
15 30 (3.90%) SSL
16 29 (3.77%) HTTP
17 19 (2.47%) HTTPS
17 19 (2.47%) MPLS
17 19 (2.47%) Wireless
18 17 (2.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.56%) MySQL
7 11 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Subversion
1 5 (0.65%) JIRA
2 4 (0.52%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.52%) NUnit
2 4 (0.52%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.13%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) Artifactory
General
1 76 (9.87%) Finance
2 27 (3.51%) Law
3 19 (2.47%) Retail
4 18 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.69%) Legal
5 13 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.43%) Marketing
7 7 (0.91%) Publishing
8 6 (0.78%) Banking
9 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 2 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 165 (21.43%) Analyst
1 165 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 105 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 102 (13.25%) Support Analyst
4 77 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (8.96%) Network Engineer
6 66 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 57 (7.40%) Administrator
8 56 (7.27%) Network Support
9 52 (6.75%) Systems Engineer
9 52 (6.75%) IT Support
10 49 (6.36%) Server Support
11 38 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
12 36 (4.68%) Server Engineer
12 36 (4.68%) Problem Manager
13 35 (4.55%) PC Support
13 35 (4.55%) Technical Support
14 34 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 33 (4.29%) PC Engineer
15 33 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.66%) .NET
2 34 (4.42%) ASP.NET
3 22 (2.86%) Web Services
4 18 (2.34%) HTML
5 14 (1.82%) XML
6 13 (1.69%) CSS
7 12 (1.56%) J2EE
8 10 (1.30%) Ajax
9 9 (1.17%) ADSI
10 8 (1.04%) XSLT
10 8 (1.04%) WCF
10 8 (1.04%) REST
11 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.65%) SOAP
12 4 (0.52%) COM
12 4 (0.52%) jQuery
12 4 (0.52%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.39%) ADO.NET
13 3 (0.39%) LAMP
14 2 (0.26%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.05%) Blackberry
2 45 (5.84%) Clustering
3 38 (4.94%) SecurID
4 22 (2.86%) Replication
4 22 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.60%) Firmware
6 19 (2.47%) Thin Client
6 19 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 18 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.56%) Open Source
8 12 (1.56%) Grid Computing
9 10 (1.30%) Statistics
10 9 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.17%) CLARiiON
10 9 (1.17%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.91%) PKI
13 5 (0.65%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.65%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 770 (100.00%) Windows
2 433 (56.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 250 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 155 (20.13%) Windows 7
5 127 (16.49%) Windows XP
6 102 (13.25%) Linux
7 87 (11.30%) Windows Vista
8 70 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 53 (6.88%) Android
10 46 (5.97%) Windows Phone
11 40 (5.19%) Windows Phone 8
12 38 (4.94%) VMS
13 29 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.82%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.69%) UNIX
15 13 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.91%) Solaris
17 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (23.38%) ITIL
2 70 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 48 (6.23%) ITSM
3 48 (6.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 47 (6.10%) Incident Management
5 38 (4.94%) Load Balancing
5 38 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (4.55%) Service Management
7 34 (4.42%) Service Delivery
8 32 (4.16%) ITIL V3
9 28 (3.64%) Change Control
9 28 (3.64%) Project Management
10 25 (3.25%) CRM
10 25 (3.25%) Software Deployment
11 24 (3.12%) Configuration Management
12 22 (2.86%) Release Management
13 21 (2.73%) Business Analysis
13 21 (2.73%) E-Commerce
13 21 (2.73%) Risk Management
14 19 (2.47%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (27.53%) SQL
2 54 (7.01%) Java
3 43 (5.58%) PowerShell
4 42 (5.45%) C#
5 29 (3.77%) VB
6 20 (2.60%) ABAP
6 20 (2.60%) VBA
7 19 (2.47%) VBScript
8 18 (2.34%) VB.NET
9 16 (2.08%) C
10 15 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.82%) Python
11 14 (1.82%) Perl
12 12 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.43%) PHP
14 10 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.91%) C++
17 2 (0.26%) VB6
18 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 242 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (18.44%) MCSE
3 80 (10.39%) MCP
4 77 (10.00%) MCITP
5 66 (8.57%) MCSA
6 62 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (7.92%) Degree
8 59 (7.66%) CCNA
9 47 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (3.77%) MCTS
11 26 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (2.73%) CCA
13 20 (2.60%) CCNP
14 15 (1.95%) CCIP
14 15 (1.95%) CCSP
15 12 (1.56%) CCIA
16 11 (1.43%) SC Cleared
16 11 (1.43%) Security Cleared
17 10 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.19%) SLA
2 10 (1.30%) QA
3 7 (0.91%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (0.91%) GAMP
3 7 (0.91%) GCP
3 7 (0.91%) GMP
4 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) HL7
5 4 (0.52%) DICOM
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 353 (45.84%) Active Directory
2 245 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (20.39%) Hyper-V
4 138 (17.92%) XenApp
5 96 (12.47%) vSphere
6 52 (6.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 45 (5.84%) VMware ESX
8 37 (4.81%) Terminal Services
8 37 (4.81%) XenDesktop
9 24 (3.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (2.47%) XenServer
10 19 (2.47%) ISA Server
10 19 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
11 16 (2.08%) UAG
12 14 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (1.17%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.78%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.65%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 82 (10.65%) Backup Exec
2 45 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
3 39 (5.06%) SCCM
4 19 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (2.08%) Puppet
6 15 (1.95%) WSUS
7 13 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (1.04%) SCOM
9 8 (1.04%) ARCserve
9 8 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.52%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.52%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.26%) Legato
14 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 379 (49.22%) Microsoft
2 374 (48.57%) VMware
3 279 (36.23%) Citrix
4 142 (18.44%) Cisco
5 91 (11.82%) Symantec
6 82 (10.65%) NetApp
7 66 (8.57%) McAfee
8 64 (8.31%) HP
9 63 (8.18%) Oracle
10 53 (6.88%) Lotus
11 39 (5.06%) Clearswift
12 38 (4.94%) EMC
13 37 (4.81%) Apple
14 34 (4.42%) SAP
15 22 (2.86%) Dell
15 22 (2.86%) CheckPoint
16 20 (2.60%) Veeam
17 18 (2.34%) Sophos
18 15 (1.95%) Remedy
19 14 (1.82%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26k - 28k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £15000 to £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ACO Technologies plc
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago