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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 325 342 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.21% 4.20% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.90% 14.70% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 232 319 307
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
2044 2326 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.48% 28.57% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1915 2006
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +12 165 £32,500 -4.41% 10
Cambridgeshire +9 49 £32,500 -2.25% 6
Essex -19 45 £35,500 -23.65% 3
Bedfordshire -13 43 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Suffolk +2 12 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Norfolk -9 11 £24,750 +7.60% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 679 (100.00%) Windows
2 460 (67.75%) Active Directory
3 456 (67.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 397 (58.47%) VMware
5 392 (57.73%) Microsoft
6 332 (48.90%) MS Exchange
7 245 (36.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 234 (34.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 233 (34.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 225 (33.14%) SQL Server
11 216 (31.81%) Citrix
12 193 (28.42%) DNS
13 186 (27.39%) MS Excel
14 182 (26.80%) DHCP
15 169 (24.89%) ITIL
15 169 (24.89%) Windows 7
16 158 (23.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 143 (21.06%) SQL
18 142 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2007
19 137 (20.18%) Firewall
20 136 (20.03%) MS Office
21 135 (19.88%) Hyper-V
22 123 (18.11%) Cisco
23 119 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2003
24 115 (16.94%) XenApp
25 111 (16.35%) MCSE
26 110 (16.20%) VMware ESX
27 108 (15.91%) SAN
28 107 (15.76%) TCP/IP
29 104 (15.32%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 332 (48.90%) MS Exchange
2 234 (34.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 119 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 95 (13.99%) IIS
6 77 (11.34%) SharePoint
7 66 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (2.65%) Lync
10 17 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.47%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.59%) Apache
16 4 (0.59%) JBoss
17 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 186 (27.39%) MS Excel
2 136 (20.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.29%) HipChat
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.33%) assyst
2 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Tridion
3 2 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (12.22%) Office 365
2 23 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.33%) PaaS
6 6 (0.88%) SaaS
7 5 (0.74%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (28.42%) DNS
2 182 (26.80%) DHCP
3 137 (20.18%) Firewall
4 108 (15.91%) SAN
5 107 (15.76%) TCP/IP
6 104 (15.32%) WAN
7 98 (14.43%) VPN
8 83 (12.22%) LAN
9 54 (7.95%) VLAN
10 27 (3.98%) VoIP
11 26 (3.83%) MPLS
12 25 (3.68%) SSL
13 23 (3.39%) Wireless
14 19 (2.80%) Internet
15 18 (2.65%) Network Security
15 18 (2.65%) NAS
16 17 (2.50%) LDAP
17 14 (2.06%) DSL
18 12 (1.77%) Ethernet
19 11 (1.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 92 (13.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 19 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.65%) MySQL
8 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.59%) DTS
14 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.15%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.29%) MSI
3 2 (0.29%) Subversion
3 2 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (8.25%) Finance
2 22 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.80%) Publishing
3 19 (2.80%) Retail
4 18 (2.65%) Banking
5 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.59%) Games
6 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
6 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.44%) Electronics
7 3 (0.44%) French Language
7 3 (0.44%) German Language
7 3 (0.44%) Hindi Language
8 2 (0.29%) Back Office
8 2 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Military
9 1 (0.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (17.08%) Analyst
2 99 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 92 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 82 (12.08%) Support Analyst
5 64 (9.43%) Administrator
6 48 (7.07%) Consultant
7 47 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 45 (6.63%) Server Support
9 41 (6.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
12 34 (5.01%) IT Support
13 33 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
13 33 (4.86%) Server Engineer
14 26 (3.83%) Developer
15 23 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 23 (3.39%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 22 (3.24%) Technical Support
16 22 (3.24%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.04%) .NET
2 29 (4.27%) Web Services
3 28 (4.12%) CSS
3 28 (4.12%) jQuery
4 27 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 25 (3.68%) .NET Framework
5 25 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (3.53%) Entity Framework
7 19 (2.80%) HTML
8 16 (2.36%) CSS3
8 16 (2.36%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.47%) XML
9 10 (1.47%) XSL
10 8 (1.18%) XSLT
10 8 (1.18%) SOAP
10 8 (1.18%) WSDL
11 7 (1.03%) HTML5
12 4 (0.59%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.15%) LINQ
13 1 (0.15%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.16%) Blackberry
2 63 (9.28%) Data Centre
3 57 (8.39%) Clustering
4 33 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.71%) Replication
6 24 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.50%) Thin Client
7 17 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.21%) Handset
9 13 (1.91%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.62%) FMCG
11 10 (1.47%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.33%) Statistics
13 8 (1.18%) iPhone
13 8 (1.18%) iPad
13 8 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.18%) BYOD
14 5 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.74%) PDA
14 5 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 679 (100.00%) Windows
2 456 (67.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 245 (36.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 169 (24.89%) Windows 7
5 101 (14.87%) Windows XP
6 76 (11.19%) Linux
7 69 (10.16%) Windows 8
8 43 (6.33%) Windows 2000
9 30 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (4.12%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.77%) UNIX
12 10 (1.47%) Android
13 8 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.03%) Debian
15 6 (0.88%) CentOS
16 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.59%) SUSE
17 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.29%) VMS
19 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (24.89%) ITIL
2 58 (8.54%) Mentoring
3 52 (7.66%) Project Management
4 50 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (4.86%) Server Building
6 29 (4.27%) Change Management
7 28 (4.12%) Migration
8 26 (3.83%) Service Delivery
8 26 (3.83%) MVC
9 23 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (2.80%) CRM
11 17 (2.50%) Software Engineering
11 17 (2.50%) Time Management
11 17 (2.50%) SDLC
12 16 (2.36%) Database Mirroring
12 16 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (2.21%) Information Security
13 15 (2.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (21.06%) SQL
2 86 (12.67%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.15%) C#
3 35 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.98%) T-SQL
5 23 (3.39%) VBScript
6 20 (2.95%) C
7 19 (2.80%) VB
8 14 (2.06%) Java
9 11 (1.62%) VBA
10 9 (1.33%) PHP
11 8 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.44%) Perl
12 3 (0.44%) C++
13 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.29%) Ruby
14 1 (0.15%) XPath
14 1 (0.15%) Tcl
14 1 (0.15%) VB6
14 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 158 (23.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (16.35%) MCSE
3 91 (13.40%) MCP
4 90 (13.25%) MCSA
5 56 (8.25%) MCITP
6 54 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 48 (7.07%) Degree
8 43 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (6.04%) CCNA
10 27 (3.98%) Security Cleared
11 22 (3.24%) MCTS
12 20 (2.95%) SC Cleared
13 19 (2.80%) VCP5
14 17 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (2.06%) DV Cleared
16 12 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.18%) CCNP
18 6 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
19 4 (0.59%) A+ Certification
20 3 (0.44%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.84%) SLA
2 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.59%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 460 (67.75%) Active Directory
2 233 (34.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (19.88%) Hyper-V
4 115 (16.94%) XenApp
5 110 (16.20%) VMware ESX
6 102 (15.02%) vSphere
7 61 (8.98%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (7.07%) XenDesktop
9 42 (6.19%) Terminal Services
10 25 (3.68%) vCloud
11 18 (2.65%) Xen
11 18 (2.65%) XenServer
12 14 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.18%) NFS
14 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.74%) Firmware
16 4 (0.59%) NLBS
17 3 (0.44%) Postfix
17 3 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 85 (12.52%) SCCM
2 53 (7.81%) Backup Exec
3 35 (5.15%) SCOM
4 30 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 27 (3.98%) WSUS
6 25 (3.68%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.59%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.29%) Puppet
9 2 (0.29%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.29%) OpenView
10 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 397 (58.47%) VMware
2 392 (57.73%) Microsoft
3 216 (31.81%) Citrix
4 123 (18.11%) Cisco
5 71 (10.46%) HP
6 45 (6.63%) Symantec
7 40 (5.89%) Sophos
8 31 (4.57%) Apple
9 29 (4.27%) Dell
10 27 (3.98%) Veritas
11 23 (3.39%) Intel
11 23 (3.39%) SonicWALL
12 21 (3.09%) Oracle
13 15 (2.21%) NetApp
14 14 (2.06%) EMC
14 14 (2.06%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.62%) Avaya
15 11 (1.62%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.47%) Lotus
16 10 (1.47%) Fujitsu
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive Salary and great bonuses
Posted: 17 days ago
Basildon
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago