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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 310 250 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.04% 3.52% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.08% 11.42% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 256 221 332
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
2201 2190 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.69% 30.81% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 1864 2288
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +31 142 £35,500 +1.42% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 70 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Essex +14 53 £35,000 +15.70% 7
Bedfordshire -3 46 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Suffolk -10 3 £37,000 +23.33% 2
Norfolk -14 3 £22,000 -29.60%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 658 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (52.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 344 (52.28%) VMware
3 312 (47.42%) Microsoft
4 310 (47.11%) Active Directory
5 282 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 245 (37.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 222 (33.74%) Citrix
7 222 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 220 (33.43%) MS Excel
9 210 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 191 (29.03%) Firewall
11 174 (26.44%) DNS
12 167 (25.38%) MS Office
13 162 (24.62%) SQL
14 157 (23.86%) TCP/IP
15 156 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 147 (22.34%) ITIL
17 146 (22.19%) SQL Server
18 143 (21.73%) Cisco
19 136 (20.67%) Windows 7
20 135 (20.52%) Hyper-V
21 128 (19.45%) SAN
21 128 (19.45%) MCSE
22 126 (19.15%) WAN
22 126 (19.15%) LAN
23 124 (18.84%) DHCP
24 103 (15.65%) XenApp
25 99 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2007
26 98 (14.89%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 282 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 156 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 99 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 79 (12.01%) IIS
5 60 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 59 (8.97%) SharePoint
7 51 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (6.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 44 (6.69%) Lotus Domino
9 40 (6.08%) Lync
10 27 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
11 18 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.67%) IBM Notes
13 9 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.37%) Documentum
14 6 (0.91%) CMS
15 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.30%) Apache
17 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 220 (33.43%) MS Excel
2 167 (25.38%) MS Office
3 5 (0.76%) MS Project
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (1.82%) assyst
2 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.61%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.93%) Office 365
2 23 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.98%) PaaS
5 9 (1.37%) SaaS
5 9 (1.37%) IaaS
6 8 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.61%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 191 (29.03%) Firewall
2 174 (26.44%) DNS
3 157 (23.86%) TCP/IP
4 128 (19.45%) SAN
5 126 (19.15%) WAN
5 126 (19.15%) LAN
6 124 (18.84%) DHCP
7 93 (14.13%) VPN
8 60 (9.12%) VoIP
9 38 (5.78%) Internet
10 36 (5.47%) MPLS
11 35 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
12 32 (4.86%) Wireless
13 24 (3.65%) Network Security
14 22 (3.34%) VLAN
14 22 (3.34%) NAS
15 19 (2.89%) HTTP
16 17 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.28%) OSPF
17 15 (2.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.98%) MySQL
6 12 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Subversion
1 5 (0.76%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.61%) MSI
2 4 (0.61%) NUnit
2 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
2 4 (0.61%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.15%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (9.57%) Finance
2 26 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.80%) Retail
4 18 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.13%) Law
6 12 (1.82%) Legal
7 6 (0.91%) Publishing
8 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.76%) Banking
9 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.46%) Local Government
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 135 (20.52%) Support Engineer
2 128 (19.45%) Analyst
3 86 (13.07%) Support Analyst
4 72 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (10.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 66 (10.03%) Network Engineer
7 54 (8.21%) Network Support
8 51 (7.75%) IT Support
9 49 (7.45%) Administrator
10 46 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
11 38 (5.78%) Technical Support
12 36 (5.47%) Server Support
13 29 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
13 29 (4.41%) Server Engineer
14 28 (4.26%) Consultant
14 28 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
15 27 (4.10%) Network Support Engineer
16 26 (3.95%) Developer
17 25 (3.80%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.08%) .NET
2 21 (3.19%) ASP.NET
3 16 (2.43%) HTML
4 14 (2.13%) Web Services
5 12 (1.82%) XML
5 12 (1.82%) CSS
6 9 (1.37%) Ajax
6 9 (1.37%) X-Windows
7 8 (1.22%) REST
8 7 (1.06%) WCF
8 7 (1.06%) XSLT
9 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.61%) LAMP
10 4 (0.61%) COM
10 4 (0.61%) SOAP
10 4 (0.61%) ADSI
11 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.30%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.30%) WPF
11 2 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 42 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.86%) SecurID
4 28 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 22 (3.34%) Clustering
6 18 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.13%) Thin Client
8 14 (2.13%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.98%) Open Source
10 10 (1.52%) Statistics
11 9 (1.37%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.22%) Replication
13 7 (1.06%) CLARiiON
14 6 (0.91%) Handset
14 6 (0.91%) PKI
14 6 (0.91%) EqualLogic
15 4 (0.61%) iPad
15 4 (0.61%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 658 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (52.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 245 (37.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 136 (20.67%) Windows 7
5 98 (14.89%) Windows XP
6 88 (13.37%) Linux
7 65 (9.88%) Windows Vista
8 55 (8.36%) Windows 8
9 47 (7.14%) Android
10 41 (6.23%) Windows Phone
11 36 (5.47%) VMS
12 34 (5.17%) Windows Phone 8
13 33 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (3.65%) UNIX
15 12 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (1.52%) CentOS
17 9 (1.37%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.37%) Apple iOS
18 7 (1.06%) Solaris
19 4 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (22.34%) ITIL
2 41 (6.23%) Project Management
3 38 (5.78%) PRINCE2
4 36 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 34 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 28 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (3.95%) Service Delivery
8 25 (3.80%) Service Management
9 24 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (3.34%) Incident Management
10 22 (3.34%) Change Control
11 21 (3.19%) Problem Management
11 21 (3.19%) ITSM
12 20 (3.04%) CRM
12 20 (3.04%) E-Commerce
12 20 (3.04%) Load Balancing
12 20 (3.04%) Time Management
13 19 (2.89%) Coaching
14 18 (2.74%) Migration
15 16 (2.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (24.62%) SQL
2 51 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 33 (5.02%) C#
4 28 (4.26%) C
5 23 (3.50%) Java
6 21 (3.19%) VB
7 19 (2.89%) VBScript
8 16 (2.43%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.43%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.37%) ABAP
11 7 (1.06%) VBA
11 7 (1.06%) C++
12 6 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.61%) Perl
14 4 (0.61%) PHP
15 2 (0.30%) Python
15 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 210 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (19.45%) MCSE
3 78 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (10.79%) MCITP
5 59 (8.97%) MCP
5 59 (8.97%) CCNA
6 55 (8.36%) MCSA
7 52 (7.90%) Degree
8 50 (7.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (5.93%) CCNP
10 34 (5.17%) MCTS
11 20 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.58%) SC Cleared
12 17 (2.58%) Security Cleared
12 17 (2.58%) VCP5
13 15 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (2.13%) VCP4
15 13 (1.98%) CCA
16 10 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (1.52%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.58%) SLA
2 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) HL7
3 4 (0.61%) DICOM
4 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 310 (47.11%) Active Directory
2 222 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (20.52%) Hyper-V
4 103 (15.65%) XenApp
5 73 (11.09%) vSphere
6 50 (7.60%) VMware ESX
7 40 (6.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 39 (5.93%) XenDesktop
9 31 (4.71%) Terminal Services
10 21 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (2.89%) XenServer
12 14 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.37%) ISA Server
15 7 (1.06%) UAG
16 6 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.76%) Firmware
17 5 (0.76%) Terminal Server
18 4 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
18 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 57 (8.66%) Backup Exec
2 34 (5.17%) SCCM
3 33 (5.02%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (2.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (1.22%) SCOM
6 7 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.91%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.76%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.61%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.61%) WSUS
9 4 (0.61%) Opsview
9 4 (0.61%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.46%) Puppet
10 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.30%) Legato
11 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 344 (52.28%) VMware
2 312 (47.42%) Microsoft
3 222 (33.74%) Citrix
4 143 (21.73%) Cisco
5 68 (10.33%) Symantec
6 58 (8.81%) NetApp
7 57 (8.66%) HP
8 43 (6.53%) Lotus
9 42 (6.38%) McAfee
10 40 (6.08%) Oracle
11 32 (4.86%) Clearswift
12 30 (4.56%) Dell
13 25 (3.80%) CheckPoint
13 25 (3.80%) SolarWinds
14 21 (3.19%) EMC
15 20 (3.04%) Apple
16 17 (2.58%) SAP
17 16 (2.43%) AppSense
18 15 (2.28%) IBM
19 14 (2.13%) F5
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £41k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £37k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k & Corporate Benefits, Training, Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £22440 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago