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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 299 332 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.98% 4.16% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.91% 14.77% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 220 305 263
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £22,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £55,000 £50,250
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
2005 2248 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.70% 28.19% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1843 1941
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 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 31 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 +1 142 £32,000 -6.84% 8
Bedfordshire -12 55 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 45 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Essex -23 39 £35,500 -21.11% 4
Norfolk +3 9 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Suffolk -7 9 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 678 (100.00%) Windows
2 465 (68.58%) Active Directory
3 452 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 401 (59.14%) VMware
5 399 (58.85%) Microsoft
6 322 (47.49%) MS Exchange
7 238 (35.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 237 (34.96%) SQL Server
9 234 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 223 (32.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 217 (32.01%) Citrix
12 191 (28.17%) DNS
13 184 (27.14%) ITIL
14 183 (26.99%) DHCP
15 180 (26.55%) MS Excel
16 174 (25.66%) Microsoft Certification
17 162 (23.89%) Windows 7
18 141 (20.80%) SQL
19 140 (20.65%) Firewall
20 134 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2007
21 130 (19.17%) MS Office
22 129 (19.03%) Hyper-V
23 120 (17.70%) MCSE
24 119 (17.55%) Cisco
25 116 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
26 113 (16.67%) XenApp
26 113 (16.67%) VMware ESX
27 112 (16.52%) TCP/IP
28 107 (15.78%) vSphere
29 100 (14.75%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 322 (47.49%) MS Exchange
2 223 (32.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 116 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 97 (14.31%) IIS
6 82 (12.09%) SharePoint
7 69 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (2.65%) Lync
10 16 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.33%) 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%) Apache
16 4 (0.59%) JBoss
16 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 180 (26.55%) MS Excel
2 130 (19.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.29%) MS Project
3 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.29%) HipChat
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) assyst
2 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.29%) Tridion
4 2 (0.29%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 100 (14.75%) Office 365
2 29 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.33%) SaaS
5 9 (1.33%) PaaS
6 5 (0.74%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.59%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 191 (28.17%) DNS
2 183 (26.99%) DHCP
3 140 (20.65%) Firewall
4 112 (16.52%) TCP/IP
5 100 (14.75%) SAN
6 95 (14.01%) WAN
7 91 (13.42%) VPN
8 78 (11.50%) LAN
9 49 (7.23%) VLAN
10 28 (4.13%) VoIP
11 26 (3.83%) SSL
12 24 (3.54%) MPLS
13 22 (3.24%) Wireless
14 21 (3.10%) NAS
15 19 (2.80%) Internet
16 17 (2.51%) Network Security
17 16 (2.36%) LDAP
18 15 (2.21%) iSCSI
19 14 (2.06%) DSL
20 11 (1.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 95 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 18 (2.65%) MySQL
7 14 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.29%) DTS
13 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.29%) MSI
3 2 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 59 (8.70%) Finance
2 20 (2.95%) Telecoms
2 20 (2.95%) Banking
3 18 (2.65%) Retail
4 17 (2.51%) Publishing
5 13 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 5 (0.74%) Games
7 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.59%) French Language
7 4 (0.59%) German Language
7 4 (0.59%) Hindi Language
8 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (17.99%) Analyst
2 101 (14.90%) Support Engineer
3 85 (12.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 85 (12.54%) Support Analyst
4 58 (8.55%) Administrator
5 49 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 46 (6.78%) Server Support
7 43 (6.34%) Consultant
8 40 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 40 (5.90%) Server Engineer
9 39 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 35 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (4.72%) IT Support
12 31 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
13 27 (3.98%) Developer
14 25 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 25 (3.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
16 22 (3.24%) Technical Support
16 22 (3.24%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.64%) .NET
2 30 (4.42%) CSS
2 30 (4.42%) jQuery
3 29 (4.28%) Web Services
4 28 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (3.98%) .NET Framework
5 27 (3.98%) Entity Framework
6 19 (2.80%) CSS3
6 19 (2.80%) AngularJS
7 18 (2.65%) HTML
8 9 (1.33%) XML
8 9 (1.33%) XSL
9 8 (1.18%) XSLT
9 8 (1.18%) SOAP
9 8 (1.18%) HTML5
9 8 (1.18%) WSDL
10 1 (0.15%) VXML
10 1 (0.15%) WinForms
10 1 (0.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 60 (8.85%) Blackberry
3 54 (7.96%) Clustering
4 35 (5.16%) Replication
5 33 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.80%) Handset
8 16 (2.36%) Thin Client
8 16 (2.36%) Fat Client
9 15 (2.21%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.47%) FMCG
11 9 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.33%) Statistics
12 8 (1.18%) BYOD
13 6 (0.88%) iPhone
13 6 (0.88%) User Experience
13 6 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.74%) GIS
15 4 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 678 (100.00%) Windows
2 452 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 238 (35.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 162 (23.89%) Windows 7
5 89 (13.13%) Windows XP
6 74 (10.91%) Linux
7 58 (8.55%) Windows 8
8 41 (6.05%) Windows 2000
9 35 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.69%) Windows Vista
11 13 (1.92%) UNIX
12 10 (1.47%) Android
13 7 (1.03%) Debian
14 6 (0.88%) CentOS
15 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.74%) SUSE
16 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.29%) VMS
19 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.14%) ITIL
2 63 (9.29%) Mentoring
3 53 (7.82%) Project Management
3 53 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (5.46%) Server Building
5 36 (5.31%) Migration
6 33 (4.87%) Change Management
7 31 (4.57%) Service Delivery
8 28 (4.13%) MVC
9 23 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (3.10%) Information Security
10 21 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (2.95%) CRM
12 19 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (2.65%) Software Engineering
14 17 (2.51%) SDLC
15 16 (2.36%) Load Balancing
16 15 (2.21%) Incident Management
16 15 (2.21%) Time Management
16 15 (2.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (20.80%) SQL
2 96 (14.16%) PowerShell
3 37 (5.46%) C#
3 37 (5.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.28%) T-SQL
5 23 (3.39%) VBScript
6 22 (3.24%) C
7 16 (2.36%) VB
8 14 (2.06%) Java
9 12 (1.77%) VBA
10 9 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.88%) PHP
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
1 174 (25.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (17.70%) MCSE
3 100 (14.75%) MCSA
4 94 (13.86%) MCP
5 63 (9.29%) MCITP
6 62 (9.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 54 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (7.67%) CCNA
9 49 (7.23%) Degree
10 24 (3.54%) MCTS
11 22 (3.24%) Security Cleared
11 22 (3.24%) VCP5
12 19 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (2.06%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.77%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.18%) CCNP
15 8 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (0.74%) CCIA
17 4 (0.59%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.73%) SLA
2 7 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.59%) QA
4 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 465 (68.58%) Active Directory
2 234 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (19.03%) Hyper-V
4 113 (16.67%) XenApp
4 113 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 107 (15.78%) vSphere
6 73 (10.77%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (7.08%) Terminal Services
8 46 (6.78%) XenDesktop
9 23 (3.39%) vCloud
10 19 (2.80%) XenServer
11 18 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (2.21%) Xen
13 8 (1.18%) NFS
14 5 (0.74%) Firmware
14 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.44%) Postfix
15 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.44%) NLBS
15 3 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 81 (11.95%) SCCM
2 53 (7.82%) Backup Exec
3 30 (4.42%) SCOM
4 27 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 23 (3.39%) WSUS
6 5 (0.74%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.59%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.29%) OpenView
8 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.29%) Puppet
8 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.15%) SCSM
9 1 (0.15%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 401 (59.14%) VMware
2 399 (58.85%) Microsoft
3 217 (32.01%) Citrix
4 119 (17.55%) Cisco
5 72 (10.62%) HP
6 41 (6.05%) Symantec
7 33 (4.87%) Sophos
8 30 (4.42%) Dell
9 29 (4.28%) Apple
10 25 (3.69%) Veritas
10 25 (3.69%) Oracle
11 24 (3.54%) Intel
12 23 (3.39%) SonicWALL
13 15 (2.21%) EMC
13 15 (2.21%) NetApp
14 13 (1.92%) 3PAR
15 12 (1.77%) Fujitsu
16 11 (1.62%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.47%) Avaya
18 9 (1.33%) Lotus
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
jft maintenance
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19.5k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam Plc
Salary: Excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GMSL
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + overtime and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £29,500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £42500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago