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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 328 288 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.13% 3.77% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.66% 12.58% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 298 252 329
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2238 2289 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.15% 29.95% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1920 2151
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +14 136 £33,500 +8.06% 15
Bedfordshire +16 66 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Essex +4 62 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire -6 57 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Norfolk +2 8 £20,000 -38.46%
Suffolk -7 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 757 (100.00%) Windows
2 425 (56.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 374 (49.41%) VMware
4 373 (49.27%) Microsoft
5 352 (46.50%) Active Directory
6 340 (44.91%) MS Exchange
7 268 (35.40%) Citrix
8 256 (33.82%) MS Excel
9 254 (33.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 246 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 237 (31.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 231 (30.52%) MS Office
13 224 (29.59%) DNS
14 210 (27.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 209 (27.61%) Firewall
16 207 (27.34%) SQL
17 202 (26.68%) TCP/IP
18 190 (25.10%) SQL Server
19 176 (23.25%) ITIL
20 163 (21.53%) SAN
21 161 (21.27%) LAN
22 160 (21.14%) Hyper-V
23 158 (20.87%) DHCP
24 154 (20.34%) Windows 7
25 144 (19.02%) WAN
25 144 (19.02%) Cisco
26 141 (18.63%) MCSE
27 133 (17.57%) XenApp
28 126 (16.64%) Windows XP
29 118 (15.59%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 340 (44.91%) MS Exchange
2 210 (27.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (15.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 101 (13.34%) IIS
5 87 (11.49%) SharePoint
6 82 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 53 (7.00%) Lotus Domino
9 50 (6.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 48 (6.34%) SharePoint Server
11 32 (4.23%) Lync
12 27 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (2.51%) Documentum
15 14 (1.85%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.92%) CMS
18 5 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
19 4 (0.53%) Apache
20 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 256 (33.82%) MS Excel
2 231 (30.52%) MS Office
3 7 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.92%) MS Project
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (3.96%) assyst
2 12 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (1.32%) SunGard APT
4 10 (1.32%) FastVal
5 8 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
5 8 (1.06%) 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 37 (4.89%) Office 365
2 20 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.59%) SaaS
4 12 (1.59%) PaaS
5 8 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.92%) IaaS
7 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 224 (29.59%) DNS
2 209 (27.61%) Firewall
3 202 (26.68%) TCP/IP
4 163 (21.53%) SAN
5 161 (21.27%) LAN
6 158 (20.87%) DHCP
7 144 (19.02%) WAN
8 107 (14.13%) VPN
9 49 (6.47%) VoIP
10 46 (6.08%) Internet
11 42 (5.55%) NAS
12 41 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (4.10%) Network Security
13 31 (4.10%) VLAN
14 27 (3.57%) HTTP
15 26 (3.43%) SSL
16 21 (2.77%) MPLS
17 19 (2.51%) Wireless
18 17 (2.25%) HTTPS
19 16 (2.11%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.59%) MySQL
6 11 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.66%) JIRA
1 5 (0.66%) Subversion
2 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.53%) NUnit
2 4 (0.53%) CruiseControl
2 4 (0.53%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.26%) MSI
4 2 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.13%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 76 (10.04%) Finance
2 21 (2.77%) Law
2 21 (2.77%) Retail
3 19 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.59%) Legal
6 11 (1.45%) Marketing
7 7 (0.92%) Publishing
8 5 (0.66%) Banking
8 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.26%) Electronics
9 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 169 (22.32%) Support Engineer
2 164 (21.66%) Analyst
3 107 (14.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 98 (12.95%) Support Analyst
5 78 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 69 (9.11%) Network Engineer
7 65 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (7.53%) Network Support
9 56 (7.40%) IT Support
10 55 (7.27%) Administrator
11 50 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
12 49 (6.47%) Server Support
13 37 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
14 36 (4.76%) Technical Support
14 36 (4.76%) Server Engineer
15 35 (4.62%) PC Support
16 34 (4.49%) Network Support Engineer
16 34 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 33 (4.36%) PC Engineer
18 31 (4.10%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.66%) .NET
2 33 (4.36%) ASP.NET
3 21 (2.77%) Web Services
4 17 (2.25%) HTML
5 14 (1.85%) XML
6 13 (1.72%) CSS
7 11 (1.45%) J2EE
8 10 (1.32%) Ajax
9 9 (1.19%) ADSI
10 8 (1.06%) XSLT
10 8 (1.06%) WCF
10 8 (1.06%) REST
11 5 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.66%) SOAP
12 4 (0.53%) COM
12 4 (0.53%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.53%) jQuery
13 3 (0.40%) LAMP
13 3 (0.40%) ADO.NET
14 2 (0.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.06%) Blackberry
2 43 (5.68%) Clustering
3 38 (5.02%) SecurID
4 22 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.64%) Replication
5 20 (2.64%) Mathematics
6 18 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 18 (2.38%) Firmware
6 18 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 13 (1.72%) Open Source
8 11 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.45%) Grid Computing
9 10 (1.32%) Statistics
10 9 (1.19%) FlexPod
10 9 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.19%) CLARiiON
11 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.92%) PKI
13 5 (0.66%) iPhone
13 5 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 757 (100.00%) Windows
2 425 (56.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 254 (33.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 154 (20.34%) Windows 7
5 126 (16.64%) Windows XP
6 99 (13.08%) Linux
7 81 (10.70%) Windows Vista
8 68 (8.98%) Windows 8
9 54 (7.13%) Android
10 47 (6.21%) Windows Phone
11 40 (5.28%) Windows Phone 8
12 39 (5.15%) VMS
13 29 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.98%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (1.45%) UNIX
17 7 (0.92%) Solaris
18 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.53%) Debian
18 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (23.25%) ITIL
2 62 (8.19%) Problem Management
3 45 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 42 (5.55%) Incident Management
5 41 (5.42%) ITSM
6 39 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (4.89%) Load Balancing
8 33 (4.36%) Service Management
8 33 (4.36%) Service Delivery
9 31 (4.10%) Project Management
10 28 (3.70%) ITIL V3
11 26 (3.43%) Change Control
11 26 (3.43%) CRM
12 23 (3.04%) Software Deployment
13 22 (2.91%) E-Commerce
13 22 (2.91%) Configuration Management
14 20 (2.64%) Release Management
14 20 (2.64%) Risk Management
15 19 (2.51%) PRINCE2
15 19 (2.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 207 (27.34%) SQL
2 52 (6.87%) Java
3 44 (5.81%) PowerShell
4 41 (5.42%) C#
5 26 (3.43%) VB
6 19 (2.51%) ABAP
7 18 (2.38%) VBScript
7 18 (2.38%) VBA
7 18 (2.38%) C
8 17 (2.25%) VB.NET
9 14 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.72%) Python
10 13 (1.72%) Perl
11 12 (1.59%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.32%) PHP
12 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.92%) C++
15 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 237 (31.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (18.63%) MCSE
3 78 (10.30%) MCP
4 77 (10.17%) MCITP
5 65 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (8.59%) MCSA
6 62 (8.19%) CCNA
7 59 (7.79%) Degree
8 48 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (4.10%) MCTS
10 28 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.91%) CCNP
13 20 (2.64%) CCA
14 14 (1.85%) CCIP
14 14 (1.85%) CCSP
15 11 (1.45%) CCIA
15 11 (1.45%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.45%) Security Cleared
16 10 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.15%) SLA
2 10 (1.32%) QA
3 7 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (0.92%) GAMP
3 7 (0.92%) GCP
3 7 (0.92%) GMP
4 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.53%) HL7
5 4 (0.53%) DICOM
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 352 (46.50%) Active Directory
2 246 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (21.14%) Hyper-V
4 133 (17.57%) XenApp
5 95 (12.55%) vSphere
6 51 (6.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 49 (6.47%) VMware ESX
8 38 (5.02%) XenDesktop
9 34 (4.49%) Terminal Services
10 22 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (2.38%) XenServer
12 17 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
13 16 (2.11%) ISA Server
14 14 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (1.72%) UAG
16 9 (1.19%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.66%) MetaFrame
18 4 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
18 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
18 4 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (10.44%) Backup Exec
2 44 (5.81%) McAfee ePO
3 40 (5.28%) SCCM
4 15 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.85%) Puppet
6 12 (1.59%) WSUS
6 12 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (1.06%) ARCserve
9 7 (0.92%) SCOM
9 7 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.92%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.53%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.26%) Legato
12 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
13 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 374 (49.41%) VMware
2 373 (49.27%) Microsoft
3 268 (35.40%) Citrix
4 144 (19.02%) Cisco
5 85 (11.23%) Symantec
6 75 (9.91%) NetApp
7 62 (8.19%) Oracle
7 62 (8.19%) HP
7 62 (8.19%) McAfee
8 52 (6.87%) Lotus
9 39 (5.15%) Clearswift
10 37 (4.89%) Apple
11 36 (4.76%) EMC
12 33 (4.36%) SAP
13 23 (3.04%) CheckPoint
13 23 (3.04%) Dell
14 20 (2.64%) Veeam
15 15 (1.98%) Sophos
16 13 (1.72%) F5
17 12 (1.59%) Remedy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
South Cambridgeshire District Council
Salary: From £27,224 to £31,661 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £49999 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum £24-34k plus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
ACO Technologies plc
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + on call, OT and Bens - DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago