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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 298 334 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.21% 4.69% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.42% 15.62% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 259 299 268
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1933 2138 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.30% 30.03% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1799 2112
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £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 6 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 6 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 +7 137 £32,500 - 13
Essex -19 61 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 57 £35,750 +0.70% 8
Bedfordshire -33 22 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Suffolk +11 19 £20,000 -39.84% 2
Norfolk +6 3 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 532 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (64.66%) Active Directory
3 313 (58.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 306 (57.52%) VMware
5 305 (57.33%) Microsoft
6 277 (52.07%) MS Exchange
7 204 (38.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 193 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 184 (34.59%) Citrix
10 171 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 159 (29.89%) MS Excel
12 151 (28.38%) DNS
13 146 (27.44%) SQL Server
14 140 (26.32%) Windows 7
15 132 (24.81%) Exchange Server 2007
16 123 (23.12%) Firewall
17 118 (22.18%) DHCP
18 115 (21.62%) SQL
19 112 (21.05%) Cisco
19 112 (21.05%) Hyper-V
20 110 (20.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 98 (18.42%) ITIL
22 93 (17.48%) MS Office
22 93 (17.48%) Windows XP
23 88 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2003
24 85 (15.98%) SAN
25 83 (15.60%) XenApp
26 82 (15.41%) SQL Server 2008
26 82 (15.41%) MCSE
27 74 (13.91%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 277 (52.07%) MS Exchange
2 204 (38.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (24.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 88 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 74 (13.91%) IIS
6 60 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 56 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.88%) Lync
10 8 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
12 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.38%) Apache
13 2 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 159 (29.89%) MS Excel
2 93 (17.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) HipChat
4 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) assyst
2 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.45%) Office 365
2 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.69%) SaaS
3 9 (1.69%) IaaS
4 7 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.32%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.38%) Yammer
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 151 (28.38%) DNS
2 123 (23.12%) Firewall
3 118 (22.18%) DHCP
4 85 (15.98%) SAN
5 73 (13.72%) TCP/IP
6 67 (12.59%) VPN
7 64 (12.03%) WAN
8 49 (9.21%) LAN
9 29 (5.45%) VoIP
10 23 (4.32%) MPLS
11 22 (4.14%) VLAN
12 17 (3.20%) Internet
13 16 (3.01%) Wireless
14 15 (2.82%) NetScaler
15 14 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.44%) iSCSI
17 12 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (2.07%) Ethernet
19 9 (1.69%) SMTP
20 7 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (27.44%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 29 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.01%) MySQL
7 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.56%) DTS
14 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.19%) MS Access
14 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.19%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 25 (4.70%) Finance
2 14 (2.63%) Publishing
3 11 (2.07%) Retail
3 11 (2.07%) Law
4 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.75%) Banking
6 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 90 (16.92%) Support Engineer
1 90 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 86 (16.17%) Analyst
3 51 (9.59%) Support Analyst
4 46 (8.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (8.46%) IT Support
6 42 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 35 (6.58%) Administrator
8 34 (6.39%) Consultant
9 32 (6.02%) Network Engineer
10 28 (5.26%) Technical Support
10 28 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (4.70%) Help Desk Support
11 25 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
12 23 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 22 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 20 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
15 16 (3.01%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.14%) .NET
2 10 (1.88%) Web Services
3 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.13%) LAMP
4 6 (1.13%) jQuery
4 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.13%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.94%) X-Windows
5 5 (0.94%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.94%) HTML
5 5 (0.94%) CSS
5 5 (0.94%) XML
5 5 (0.94%) XSL
6 4 (0.75%) XSLT
6 4 (0.75%) SOAP
6 4 (0.75%) WSDL
6 4 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.19%) JSON
7 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.41%) Blackberry
2 52 (9.77%) Clustering
3 21 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.07%) Open Source
6 10 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.88%) Replication
7 9 (1.69%) iPad
8 6 (1.13%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.94%) PDA
9 5 (0.94%) Statistics
9 5 (0.94%) iPhone
9 5 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.75%) FMCG
11 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.38%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 532 (100.00%) Windows
2 313 (58.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 193 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 140 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 93 (17.48%) Windows XP
6 73 (13.72%) Windows 8
7 50 (9.40%) Linux
8 46 (8.65%) Windows Vista
9 37 (6.95%) Windows 2000
10 20 (3.76%) UNIX
11 11 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.50%) Android
12 8 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.32%) CentOS
14 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.38%) Debian
18 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (18.42%) ITIL
2 47 (8.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (7.33%) Project Management
4 21 (3.95%) Change Management
5 18 (3.38%) Service Management
6 17 (3.20%) Migration
7 16 (3.01%) ITSM
8 15 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 15 (2.82%) Mentoring
9 14 (2.63%) Time Management
9 14 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 13 (2.44%) Business Continuity
11 12 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (1.88%) ERP
13 9 (1.69%) CRM
13 9 (1.69%) Release Management
14 8 (1.50%) Document Management
14 8 (1.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.62%) SQL
2 43 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.82%) C#
4 12 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.07%) VB
6 10 (1.88%) Java
7 9 (1.69%) PHP
8 7 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.32%) VBScript
9 5 (0.94%) VBA
9 5 (0.94%) C
10 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (20.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (15.41%) MCSE
3 57 (10.71%) MCP
4 54 (10.15%) MCSA
5 46 (8.65%) MCITP
6 44 (8.27%) Degree
7 38 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 38 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 33 (6.20%) VCP4
8 33 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.63%) CCNP
10 14 (2.63%) MCTS
11 13 (2.44%) VCP5
11 13 (2.44%) CCNA
11 13 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.13%) MBCS
14 4 (0.75%) MCDST
14 4 (0.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (0.56%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 344 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 171 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 83 (15.60%) XenApp
5 74 (13.91%) vSphere
6 71 (13.35%) VMware ESX
7 51 (9.59%) XenDesktop
8 31 (5.83%) vCloud
9 28 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (3.38%) Xen
11 13 (2.44%) XenServer
12 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.13%) NLBS
14 4 (0.75%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.75%) NFS
15 2 (0.38%) Firmware
15 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 73 (13.72%) SCCM
2 63 (11.84%) Backup Exec
3 41 (7.71%) SCOM
4 36 (6.77%) NetBackup
5 33 (6.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (3.76%) WSUS
7 7 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (1.32%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.13%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.94%) Opsview
9 5 (0.94%) ZENworks
10 4 (0.75%) SCSM
11 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
13 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 306 (57.52%) VMware
2 305 (57.33%) Microsoft
3 184 (34.59%) Citrix
4 112 (21.05%) Cisco
5 65 (12.22%) HP
6 61 (11.47%) Symantec
7 44 (8.27%) Sophos
8 32 (6.02%) Veritas
9 24 (4.51%) NetApp
10 21 (3.95%) SonicWALL
11 19 (3.57%) Apple
12 18 (3.38%) Dell
13 16 (3.01%) EMC
14 15 (2.82%) CheckPoint
15 14 (2.63%) Intel
16 12 (2.26%) IBM
16 12 (2.26%) Oracle
16 12 (2.26%) Veeam
17 11 (2.07%) WatchGuard
18 10 (1.88%) Acronis
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £27,000 to £32,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum pension healthcare and more....
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago