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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 384 418 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.08% 4.85% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.13% 15.94% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 318 381 355
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,178
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £52,500 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
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
2118 2622 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.00% 30.45% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 2210 2276
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 195 £32,500 - 12
Cambridgeshire +19 69 £33,500 -16.25% 11
Essex -24 65 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Bedfordshire -24 26 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Suffolk +24 18 £32,500 +37.56% 1
Norfolk -3 12 £25,250 -6.48% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 601 (100.00%) Windows
2 409 (68.05%) Active Directory
3 367 (61.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 347 (57.74%) Microsoft
5 335 (55.74%) VMware
6 325 (54.08%) MS Exchange
7 244 (40.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 212 (35.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 206 (34.28%) Citrix
10 193 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 186 (30.95%) SQL Server
12 176 (29.28%) DNS
13 169 (28.12%) Windows 7
14 163 (27.12%) MS Excel
15 150 (24.96%) DHCP
16 147 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2007
17 145 (24.13%) SQL
18 140 (23.29%) Firewall
19 133 (22.13%) Cisco
19 133 (22.13%) Hyper-V
20 125 (20.80%) ITIL
21 124 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
22 118 (19.63%) MS Office
23 117 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2003
24 107 (17.80%) XenApp
25 100 (16.64%) Windows XP
26 96 (15.97%) SAN
27 94 (15.64%) WAN
27 94 (15.64%) SQL Server 2008
28 92 (15.31%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 325 (54.08%) MS Exchange
2 244 (40.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 117 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 90 (14.98%) IIS
6 65 (10.82%) SharePoint
7 61 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.33%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.16%) Lync
13 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.67%) JBoss
14 4 (0.67%) Apache
15 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 163 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 118 (19.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.33%) HipChat
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) assyst
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Tridion
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.49%) Office 365
2 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.50%) SaaS
4 8 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.16%) IaaS
5 7 (1.16%) PaaS
6 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 176 (29.28%) DNS
2 150 (24.96%) DHCP
3 140 (23.29%) Firewall
4 96 (15.97%) SAN
5 94 (15.64%) WAN
6 83 (13.81%) TCP/IP
7 80 (13.31%) VPN
8 71 (11.81%) LAN
9 34 (5.66%) VLAN
10 19 (3.16%) MPLS
11 18 (3.00%) SSL
12 15 (2.50%) Wireless
12 15 (2.50%) NetScaler
13 14 (2.33%) Internet
14 12 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.00%) VoIP
15 11 (1.83%) LDAP
15 11 (1.83%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.83%) NAS
16 10 (1.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 94 (15.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.49%) SQL Server 2000
4 36 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.33%) MySQL
9 12 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.50%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.83%) DTS
15 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.17%) MS Access
16 1 (0.17%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.33%) MSI
3 2 (0.33%) Subversion
3 2 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (7.99%) Finance
2 19 (3.16%) Publishing
3 16 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.16%) Retail
5 12 (2.00%) Banking
6 10 (1.66%) Law
7 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (15.81%) Analyst
2 89 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 88 (14.64%) Support Engineer
4 58 (9.65%) Administrator
5 56 (9.32%) Support Analyst
6 51 (8.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 44 (7.32%) Consultant
8 43 (7.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 41 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (6.32%) IT Support
11 34 (5.66%) Server Support
12 33 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (4.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (4.16%) Network Engineer
15 24 (3.99%) Technical Support
16 22 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
17 21 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
18 19 (3.16%) Desktop Support
18 19 (3.16%) Developer
18 19 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.66%) .NET
2 23 (3.83%) Web Services
2 23 (3.83%) CSS
3 18 (3.00%) HTML
3 18 (3.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (3.00%) jQuery
4 16 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.33%) Entity Framework
7 10 (1.66%) CSS3
7 10 (1.66%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.00%) LAMP
8 6 (1.00%) XML
8 6 (1.00%) XSL
9 5 (0.83%) HTML5
9 5 (0.83%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.67%) XSLT
10 4 (0.67%) SOAP
10 4 (0.67%) WSDL
11 1 (0.17%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.31%) Blackberry
2 67 (11.15%) Clustering
3 26 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.66%) Replication
6 15 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.83%) FMCG
7 11 (1.83%) Open Source
8 9 (1.50%) iPad
9 8 (1.33%) BYOD
9 8 (1.33%) Statistics
9 8 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.83%) PDA
10 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.83%) iPhone
11 3 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.50%) GIS
12 2 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 601 (100.00%) Windows
2 367 (61.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 212 (35.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 169 (28.12%) Windows 7
5 100 (16.64%) Windows XP
6 73 (12.15%) Windows 8
7 53 (8.82%) Linux
8 44 (7.32%) Windows 2000
9 32 (5.32%) Windows Vista
10 13 (2.16%) UNIX
11 9 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.33%) Android
13 5 (0.83%) Debian
14 4 (0.67%) CentOS
14 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (20.80%) ITIL
2 55 (9.15%) Project Management
3 49 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (4.83%) Mentoring
5 22 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (3.49%) Migration
6 21 (3.49%) Change Management
7 20 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 19 (3.16%) ITSM
9 17 (2.83%) MVC
10 15 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (2.50%) Time Management
10 15 (2.50%) Capacity Management
10 15 (2.50%) Database Mirroring
11 14 (2.33%) Line Management
12 13 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (2.16%) Service Management
12 13 (2.16%) CRM
13 12 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (24.13%) SQL
2 59 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 26 (4.33%) C#
3 26 (4.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 18 (3.00%) VB
6 17 (2.83%) VBScript
7 16 (2.66%) Java
8 10 (1.66%) PHP
9 9 (1.50%) VBA
10 6 (1.00%) C
11 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.50%) Perl
13 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.17%) XPath
14 1 (0.17%) Tcl
14 1 (0.17%) VB6
14 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 124 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (14.48%) MCSE
3 81 (13.48%) MCP
4 56 (9.32%) MCSA
5 48 (7.99%) Degree
6 40 (6.66%) MCITP
7 38 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (6.16%) Security Cleared
9 35 (5.82%) SC Cleared
10 27 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (3.99%) CCNA
12 20 (3.33%) MCTS
13 17 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (1.83%) VCP5
16 10 (1.66%) DV Cleared
17 8 (1.33%) CCNP
18 3 (0.50%) LPIC
18 3 (0.50%) MCDST
18 3 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.99%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.67%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 409 (68.05%) Active Directory
2 193 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (22.13%) Hyper-V
4 107 (17.80%) XenApp
5 92 (15.31%) VMware ESX
6 86 (14.31%) vSphere
7 58 (9.65%) XenDesktop
8 34 (5.66%) vCloud
9 27 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (3.16%) Xen
11 15 (2.50%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.83%) XenServer
13 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.00%) NLBS
15 5 (0.83%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.67%) NFS
16 4 (0.67%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.50%) Postfix
17 3 (0.50%) KVM
17 3 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 68 (11.31%) Backup Exec
2 67 (11.15%) SCCM
3 39 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (5.82%) NetBackup
4 35 (5.82%) SCOM
5 25 (4.16%) WSUS
6 5 (0.83%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.67%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.67%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.67%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) SCSM
9 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 347 (57.74%) Microsoft
2 335 (55.74%) VMware
3 206 (34.28%) Citrix
4 133 (22.13%) Cisco
5 75 (12.48%) HP
6 63 (10.48%) Symantec
7 51 (8.49%) Sophos
8 34 (5.66%) Veritas
9 27 (4.49%) Apple
10 26 (4.33%) SonicWALL
11 24 (3.99%) Dell
12 21 (3.49%) NetApp
13 19 (3.16%) EMC
14 18 (3.00%) Intel
14 18 (3.00%) Oracle
15 16 (2.66%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.83%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.66%) Avaya
18 9 (1.50%) WatchGuard
19 8 (1.33%) Veeam
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + progression and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eye, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified TSE/DUB
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hockley, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + .
Posted: 4 days ago