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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 320 268 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.21% 3.74% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.65% 12.13% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 266 234 340
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 £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
2185 2209 2746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.73% 30.86% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1886 2284
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +24 140 £35,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire +7 73 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Essex +11 58 £35,000 -2.34% 1
Bedfordshire -4 50 £33,500 +3.07% 5
Suffolk -9 3 £37,000 +23.33% 2
Norfolk -14 2 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 677 (100.00%) Windows
2 352 (51.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 352 (51.99%) VMware
3 319 (47.12%) Microsoft
4 318 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 298 (44.02%) MS Exchange
6 248 (36.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 236 (34.86%) Citrix
8 226 (33.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 221 (32.64%) MS Excel
10 209 (30.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 191 (28.21%) Firewall
12 182 (26.88%) DNS
13 174 (25.70%) MS Office
14 167 (24.67%) SQL
15 166 (24.52%) TCP/IP
16 165 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2010
17 157 (23.19%) ITIL
18 149 (22.01%) SQL Server
19 145 (21.42%) Cisco
20 140 (20.68%) Hyper-V
21 136 (20.09%) Windows 7
22 131 (19.35%) SAN
22 131 (19.35%) LAN
22 131 (19.35%) MCSE
23 130 (19.20%) WAN
23 130 (19.20%) DHCP
24 116 (17.13%) XenApp
25 100 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2007
26 98 (14.48%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 298 (44.02%) MS Exchange
2 165 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 78 (11.52%) IIS
5 65 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 60 (8.86%) SharePoint
7 52 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 47 (6.94%) Lotus Domino
9 46 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 39 (5.76%) Lync
11 31 (4.58%) SharePoint Server
12 18 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (1.77%) IBM Notes
14 12 (1.77%) Documentum
15 6 (0.89%) CMS
16 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 2 (0.30%) Apache
17 2 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
18 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 221 (32.64%) MS Excel
2 174 (25.70%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS Project
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (2.51%) assyst
2 12 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.59%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.44%) Magento
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) FastVal
6 2 (0.30%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.76%) Office 365
2 22 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.92%) PaaS
5 9 (1.33%) SaaS
6 8 (1.18%) IaaS
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.59%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 191 (28.21%) Firewall
2 182 (26.88%) DNS
3 166 (24.52%) TCP/IP
4 131 (19.35%) SAN
4 131 (19.35%) LAN
5 130 (19.20%) WAN
5 130 (19.20%) DHCP
6 96 (14.18%) VPN
7 59 (8.71%) VoIP
8 37 (5.47%) Wi-Fi
9 36 (5.32%) Internet
10 35 (5.17%) MPLS
11 31 (4.58%) Wireless
12 25 (3.69%) Network Security
13 23 (3.40%) VLAN
13 23 (3.40%) NAS
14 20 (2.95%) HTTP
15 16 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (2.07%) OSPF
16 14 (2.07%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.77%) MySQL
7 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) JIRA
2 4 (0.59%) MSI
2 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.59%) Subversion
2 4 (0.59%) CruiseControl
2 4 (0.59%) NUnit
2 4 (0.59%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.15%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.15%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (9.75%) Finance
2 26 (3.84%) Telecoms
2 26 (3.84%) Retail
3 19 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.66%) Law
5 12 (1.77%) Legal
6 6 (0.89%) Publishing
7 5 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.44%) Banking
9 3 (0.44%) Local Government
9 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.30%) Advertising
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (20.24%) Support Engineer
2 135 (19.94%) Analyst
3 92 (13.59%) Support Analyst
4 75 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (10.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 65 (9.60%) Network Engineer
7 56 (8.27%) Network Support
8 52 (7.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 51 (7.53%) Administrator
10 48 (7.09%) IT Support
11 39 (5.76%) Technical Support
12 38 (5.61%) Server Support
13 33 (4.87%) Server Engineer
14 29 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (4.14%) Consultant
15 28 (4.14%) Network Analyst
16 26 (3.84%) Developer
16 26 (3.84%) Network Support Engineer
16 26 (3.84%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.20%) .NET
2 23 (3.40%) ASP.NET
3 16 (2.36%) Web Services
4 15 (2.22%) HTML
5 12 (1.77%) XML
6 11 (1.62%) CSS
7 9 (1.33%) Ajax
8 8 (1.18%) REST
9 7 (1.03%) WCF
9 7 (1.03%) XSLT
9 7 (1.03%) X-Windows
10 5 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.59%) LAMP
11 4 (0.59%) SOAP
11 4 (0.59%) COM
11 4 (0.59%) ADSI
12 2 (0.30%) J2EE
12 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.30%) WPF
12 2 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.68%) Blackberry
2 46 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.02%) SecurID
4 28 (4.14%) Mathematics
5 27 (3.99%) Clustering
6 19 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 15 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.92%) Open Source
9 10 (1.48%) Statistics
10 9 (1.33%) FlexPod
10 9 (1.33%) Replication
11 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.03%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.89%) Handset
13 6 (0.89%) PKI
13 6 (0.89%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.74%) Firmware
15 4 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 677 (100.00%) Windows
2 352 (51.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 248 (36.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 136 (20.09%) Windows 7
5 98 (14.48%) Windows XP
6 87 (12.85%) Linux
7 65 (9.60%) Windows Vista
8 55 (8.12%) Windows 8
9 49 (7.24%) Android
10 43 (6.35%) Windows Phone
11 38 (5.61%) VMS
12 36 (5.32%) Windows Phone 8
13 33 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (3.25%) UNIX
15 12 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (1.48%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.18%) Ubuntu
17 8 (1.18%) CentOS
18 7 (1.03%) Solaris
19 4 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (23.19%) ITIL
2 39 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 38 (5.61%) Project Management
4 36 (5.32%) PRINCE2
5 34 (5.02%) Mentoring
6 31 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (4.43%) Problem Management
8 29 (4.28%) Service Management
9 27 (3.99%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.84%) ITSM
11 24 (3.55%) Change Control
11 24 (3.55%) Incident Management
11 24 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (3.25%) ITIL V3
12 22 (3.25%) Load Balancing
13 21 (3.10%) E-Commerce
14 20 (2.95%) Coaching
15 19 (2.81%) Time Management
15 19 (2.81%) CRM
16 16 (2.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 167 (24.67%) SQL
2 51 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 34 (5.02%) C#
4 30 (4.43%) Java
5 28 (4.14%) C
6 24 (3.55%) VB
7 19 (2.81%) VBScript
8 15 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.77%) ABAP
11 11 (1.62%) VBA
12 9 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.03%) C++
14 6 (0.89%) Perl
15 5 (0.74%) PHP
16 4 (0.59%) Python
17 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 209 (30.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (19.35%) MCSE
3 76 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (10.34%) MCITP
5 59 (8.71%) MCP
6 58 (8.57%) CCNA
7 57 (8.42%) MCSA
8 55 (8.12%) Degree
9 50 (7.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (5.76%) CCNP
11 34 (5.02%) MCTS
12 20 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (2.66%) SC Cleared
13 18 (2.66%) Security Cleared
14 16 (2.36%) VCP5
15 15 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (1.92%) VCP4
16 13 (1.92%) CCA
17 10 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (1.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.81%) SLA
2 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.59%) HL7
3 4 (0.59%) DICOM
3 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 318 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 226 (33.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (20.68%) Hyper-V
4 116 (17.13%) XenApp
5 76 (11.23%) vSphere
6 50 (7.39%) VMware ESX
7 43 (6.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 40 (5.91%) XenDesktop
9 32 (4.73%) Terminal Services
10 18 (2.66%) XenServer
10 18 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.33%) ISA Server
14 7 (1.03%) UAG
15 6 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.74%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
18 3 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (8.86%) Backup Exec
2 35 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
3 33 (4.87%) SCCM
4 14 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.03%) SCOM
6 5 (0.74%) Puppet
7 4 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.59%) WSUS
7 4 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.59%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.59%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.44%) Opsview
9 2 (0.30%) Legato
9 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 352 (51.99%) VMware
2 319 (47.12%) Microsoft
3 236 (34.86%) Citrix
4 145 (21.42%) Cisco
5 71 (10.49%) Symantec
6 67 (9.90%) NetApp
7 54 (7.98%) HP
8 46 (6.79%) McAfee
8 46 (6.79%) Lotus
9 45 (6.65%) Oracle
10 34 (5.02%) Clearswift
11 29 (4.28%) Dell
12 25 (3.69%) Apple
12 25 (3.69%) CheckPoint
12 25 (3.69%) EMC
13 24 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 22 (3.25%) SAP
15 16 (2.36%) IBM
15 16 (2.36%) AppSense
16 14 (2.07%) F5
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k & Corporate Benefits, Training, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Building Society
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33k-38k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago