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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 340 379 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.68% 4.80% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.03% 15.86% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 292 339 293
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
1997 2390 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.50% 30.25% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2015 2213
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +18 167 £31,500 -1.56% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 66 £35,000 -4.10% 11
Essex -22 61 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Suffolk +20 21 £22,500 -28.57% 3
Bedfordshire -36 19 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Norfolk 0 7 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 567 (100.00%) Windows
2 378 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 340 (59.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 326 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 320 (56.44%) VMware
6 304 (53.62%) MS Exchange
7 231 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 204 (35.98%) Citrix
9 197 (34.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 173 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 169 (29.81%) SQL Server
12 167 (29.45%) DNS
13 166 (29.28%) MS Excel
14 157 (27.69%) Windows 7
15 140 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 135 (23.81%) DHCP
17 130 (22.93%) SQL
18 126 (22.22%) Firewall
19 125 (22.05%) Cisco
20 120 (21.16%) Hyper-V
21 115 (20.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 108 (19.05%) MS Office
22 108 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
23 101 (17.81%) ITIL
24 100 (17.64%) XenApp
25 94 (16.58%) SAN
26 93 (16.40%) SQL Server 2008
27 90 (15.87%) Windows XP
28 86 (15.17%) MCSE
29 85 (14.99%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 304 (53.62%) MS Exchange
2 231 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 140 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 108 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 80 (14.11%) IIS
6 63 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 60 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.23%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.06%) Lync
13 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.71%) JBoss
14 4 (0.71%) Apache
14 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 166 (29.28%) MS Excel
2 108 (19.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.35%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.12%) assyst
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Tridion
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.29%) Office 365
2 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.59%) SaaS
3 7 (1.23%) PaaS
3 7 (1.23%) IaaS
3 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 167 (29.45%) DNS
2 135 (23.81%) DHCP
3 126 (22.22%) Firewall
4 94 (16.58%) SAN
5 80 (14.11%) WAN
6 78 (13.76%) TCP/IP
7 67 (11.82%) VPN
8 63 (11.11%) LAN
9 26 (4.59%) VLAN
10 17 (3.00%) MPLS
11 15 (2.65%) Internet
11 15 (2.65%) NetScaler
12 14 (2.47%) VoIP
13 13 (2.29%) SSL
14 12 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (1.94%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.94%) Wireless
16 10 (1.76%) Ethernet
16 10 (1.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 93 (16.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 32 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.65%) MySQL
8 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.53%) DTS
13 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.18%) MS Access
13 1 (0.18%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA
5 2 (0.35%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 34 (6.00%) Finance
2 19 (3.35%) Publishing
3 11 (1.94%) Retail
3 11 (1.94%) Law
4 10 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.53%) Banking
6 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.35%) Marketing
6 2 (0.35%) Electronics
6 2 (0.35%) Legal
6 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (16.75%) Analyst
2 93 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (16.23%) Support Engineer
4 56 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 52 (9.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (7.76%) Administrator
8 42 (7.41%) IT Support
9 39 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (6.70%) Consultant
11 29 (5.11%) Server Support
12 28 (4.94%) Technical Support
13 25 (4.41%) Network Engineer
13 25 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 24 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 23 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
15 23 (4.06%) Help Desk Support
16 21 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
17 18 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.59%) .NET
2 12 (2.12%) Web Services
3 9 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.59%) CSS
3 9 (1.59%) HTML
4 8 (1.41%) jQuery
5 6 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.06%) XML
5 6 (1.06%) XSL
5 6 (1.06%) LAMP
5 6 (1.06%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.71%) WSDL
7 4 (0.71%) XSLT
7 4 (0.71%) SOAP
7 4 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.35%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.18%) WAP
9 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.18%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.52%) Blackberry
2 63 (11.11%) Clustering
3 21 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.29%) Replication
6 11 (1.94%) Open Source
7 9 (1.59%) iPad
7 9 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.23%) FMCG
9 6 (1.06%) Statistics
10 5 (0.88%) PDA
10 5 (0.88%) iPhone
10 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.35%) Wiki
12 2 (0.35%) Social Network
12 2 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 567 (100.00%) Windows
2 340 (59.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 197 (34.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 157 (27.69%) Windows 7
5 90 (15.87%) Windows XP
6 70 (12.35%) Windows 8
7 51 (8.99%) Linux
8 41 (7.23%) Windows 2000
9 37 (6.53%) Windows Vista
10 13 (2.29%) UNIX
11 11 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.59%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.41%) Android
14 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.88%) CentOS
16 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.71%) Debian
17 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.81%) ITIL
2 54 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (7.41%) Project Management
4 23 (4.06%) Change Management
5 19 (3.35%) ITSM
5 19 (3.35%) Mentoring
6 18 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (2.82%) Service Management
7 16 (2.82%) Service Delivery
8 14 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (2.47%) Time Management
9 12 (2.12%) Release Management
9 12 (2.12%) Business Continuity
9 12 (2.12%) Migration
9 12 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (1.76%) ERP
10 10 (1.76%) ITIL V3
10 10 (1.76%) Capacity Management
11 9 (1.59%) Asset Management
11 9 (1.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (22.93%) SQL
2 54 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.00%) C#
4 16 (2.82%) Java
5 15 (2.65%) VB
6 13 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.76%) VBScript
9 9 (1.59%) PHP
9 9 (1.59%) VBA
10 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.53%) Perl
11 3 (0.53%) C
12 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.35%) Ruby
13 1 (0.18%) XPath
13 1 (0.18%) Tcl
13 1 (0.18%) VB6
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (20.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (15.17%) MCSE
3 64 (11.29%) MCP
4 59 (10.41%) MCSA
5 45 (7.94%) MCITP
5 45 (7.94%) Degree
6 38 (6.70%) SC Cleared
6 38 (6.70%) Security Cleared
7 34 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (3.53%) CCNA
10 14 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.47%) MCTS
11 11 (1.94%) VCP5
12 8 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.23%) CCNP
14 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.71%) MCDST
15 3 (0.53%) LPIC
15 3 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.82%) SLA
2 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.53%) QA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 378 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 173 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (21.16%) Hyper-V
4 100 (17.64%) XenApp
5 85 (14.99%) VMware ESX
6 79 (13.93%) vSphere
7 55 (9.70%) XenDesktop
8 34 (6.00%) vCloud
9 26 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (3.70%) Xen
11 11 (1.94%) XenServer
12 9 (1.59%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.06%) NLBS
15 4 (0.71%) NFS
15 4 (0.71%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.71%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.53%) Postfix
16 3 (0.53%) KVM
16 3 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 72 (12.70%) SCCM
2 68 (11.99%) Backup Exec
3 39 (6.88%) SCOM
4 38 (6.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 37 (6.53%) NetBackup
6 23 (4.06%) WSUS
7 5 (0.88%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.88%) ZENworks
8 4 (0.71%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.53%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.53%) SCSM
10 2 (0.35%) Opsview
10 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 326 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 320 (56.44%) VMware
3 204 (35.98%) Citrix
4 125 (22.05%) Cisco
5 71 (12.52%) HP
6 65 (11.46%) Symantec
7 50 (8.82%) Sophos
8 34 (6.00%) Veritas
9 25 (4.41%) NetApp
9 25 (4.41%) SonicWALL
10 24 (4.23%) Apple
11 20 (3.53%) EMC
12 19 (3.35%) Dell
13 18 (3.17%) Intel
14 17 (3.00%) Oracle
15 14 (2.47%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.94%) Veeam
17 10 (1.76%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.76%) Acronis
17 10 (1.76%) WatchGuard
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum pension healthcare and more....
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 48k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17k - 21k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £31k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 9 days ago