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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 352 389 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.65% 4.49% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.23% 15.33% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 267 353 339
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £53,675
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
2043 2537 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.00% 29.31% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 2105 2183
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,800 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +8 169 £32,500 -1.51% 12
Cambridgeshire +10 63 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Essex -18 52 £43,250 -6.98% 5
Bedfordshire -18 41 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Suffolk +16 16 £32,500 +8.78%
Norfolk -13 11 £24,500 -6.66% 7
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 646 (100.00%) Windows
2 435 (67.34%) Active Directory
3 421 (65.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 372 (57.59%) VMware
5 363 (56.19%) Microsoft
6 331 (51.24%) MS Exchange
7 241 (37.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 229 (35.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 219 (33.90%) Citrix
9 219 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 209 (32.35%) SQL Server
11 172 (26.63%) DNS
12 171 (26.47%) Windows 7
13 168 (26.01%) MS Excel
14 157 (24.30%) ITIL
15 156 (24.15%) DHCP
16 153 (23.68%) SQL
17 146 (22.60%) Exchange Server 2007
18 144 (22.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 139 (21.52%) Hyper-V
20 137 (21.21%) Firewall
21 129 (19.97%) Cisco
22 125 (19.35%) MS Office
23 120 (18.58%) Exchange Server 2003
24 118 (18.27%) XenApp
25 108 (16.72%) SAN
26 105 (16.25%) VMware ESX
27 103 (15.94%) vSphere
28 101 (15.63%) MCSE
29 99 (15.33%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 331 (51.24%) MS Exchange
2 241 (37.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (22.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 120 (18.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 93 (14.40%) IIS
6 70 (10.84%) SharePoint
6 70 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (1.55%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.24%) Lync
11 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.62%) JBoss
13 4 (0.62%) Apache
14 3 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 168 (26.01%) MS Excel
2 125 (19.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) HipChat
3 2 (0.31%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) assyst
2 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Tridion
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.51%) Office 365
2 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.08%) SaaS
5 5 (0.77%) PaaS
5 5 (0.77%) IaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 172 (26.63%) DNS
2 156 (24.15%) DHCP
3 137 (21.21%) Firewall
4 108 (16.72%) SAN
5 97 (15.02%) WAN
5 97 (15.02%) TCP/IP
6 85 (13.16%) VPN
7 75 (11.61%) LAN
8 43 (6.66%) VLAN
9 20 (3.10%) SSL
10 18 (2.79%) Network Security
10 18 (2.79%) MPLS
10 18 (2.79%) VoIP
11 17 (2.63%) Wireless
11 17 (2.63%) NAS
12 14 (2.17%) LDAP
13 13 (2.01%) Internet
14 12 (1.86%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.70%) FTP
15 11 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 86 (13.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 21 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (2.63%) MySQL
8 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.77%) DTS
15 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.15%) PerformancePoint
16 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.31%) Subversion
3 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.31%) JIRA
3 2 (0.31%) MSI
4 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (7.89%) Finance
2 19 (2.94%) Publishing
2 19 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.63%) Banking
3 17 (2.63%) Retail
4 11 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.46%) Electronics
6 3 (0.46%) Law
6 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.31%) French Language
7 2 (0.31%) German Language
7 2 (0.31%) Hindi Language
7 2 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.15%) Front Office
8 1 (0.15%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) Military
8 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (16.56%) Analyst
2 95 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 91 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 71 (10.99%) Support Analyst
5 64 (9.91%) Administrator
6 52 (8.05%) Consultant
7 46 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 44 (6.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 43 (6.66%) Server Support
10 41 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 36 (5.57%) IT Support
12 35 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (4.02%) Developer
13 26 (4.02%) Server Engineer
14 25 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 23 (3.56%) Desktop Support
16 21 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 21 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
17 19 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
18 18 (2.79%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.04%) .NET
2 29 (4.49%) Web Services
3 28 (4.33%) CSS
4 24 (3.72%) ASP.NET
4 24 (3.72%) jQuery
5 22 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (3.25%) .NET Framework
7 20 (3.10%) Entity Framework
8 19 (2.94%) HTML
9 15 (2.32%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.32%) CSS3
10 7 (1.08%) XML
10 7 (1.08%) XSL
11 6 (0.93%) HTML5
11 6 (0.93%) LAMP
12 5 (0.77%) WSDL
12 5 (0.77%) XSLT
12 5 (0.77%) SOAP
12 5 (0.77%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.15%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.37%) Blackberry
2 62 (9.60%) Clustering
3 51 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.72%) Replication
7 19 (2.94%) Thin Client
7 19 (2.94%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.70%) FMCG
9 10 (1.55%) iPad
10 9 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.39%) Statistics
11 8 (1.24%) BYOD
11 8 (1.24%) Handset
12 7 (1.08%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.93%) iPhone
14 5 (0.77%) PDA
14 5 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.62%) CMDB
15 4 (0.62%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 646 (100.00%) Windows
2 421 (65.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 229 (35.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 171 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 99 (15.33%) Windows XP
6 69 (10.68%) Linux
7 67 (10.37%) Windows 8
8 42 (6.50%) Windows 2000
9 26 (4.02%) Windows Vista
10 18 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.17%) UNIX
12 9 (1.39%) Android
13 8 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.08%) Debian
15 6 (0.93%) CentOS
16 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.62%) SUSE
17 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (24.30%) ITIL
2 54 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (8.20%) Project Management
4 42 (6.50%) Mentoring
5 31 (4.80%) Server Building
6 27 (4.18%) Migration
7 25 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (3.87%) Change Management
8 24 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (3.56%) MVC
10 22 (3.41%) Service Delivery
11 19 (2.94%) SDLC
12 18 (2.79%) ITSM
12 18 (2.79%) CRM
13 17 (2.63%) Time Management
13 17 (2.63%) Database Mirroring
13 17 (2.63%) Line Management
14 16 (2.48%) Capacity Management
14 16 (2.48%) Software Engineering
15 15 (2.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (23.68%) SQL
2 68 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 33 (5.11%) C#
4 32 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.02%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.10%) VBScript
7 19 (2.94%) VB
8 15 (2.32%) C
8 15 (2.32%) Java
9 10 (1.55%) VBA
10 9 (1.39%) PHP
11 6 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.46%) Perl
12 3 (0.46%) C++
13 2 (0.31%) Ruby
13 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.15%) Tcl
14 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.15%) XPath
14 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 144 (22.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (15.63%) MCSE
3 90 (13.93%) MCP
4 75 (11.61%) MCSA
5 50 (7.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 48 (7.43%) Degree
7 43 (6.66%) MCITP
8 35 (5.42%) Security Cleared
9 31 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (4.49%) CCNA
10 29 (4.49%) SC Cleared
11 22 (3.41%) MCTS
12 20 (3.10%) VCP5
13 15 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (2.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (2.01%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.24%) CCNP
16 4 (0.62%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
17 3 (0.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.05%) SLA
2 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.62%) QA
3 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 435 (67.34%) Active Directory
2 219 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (21.52%) Hyper-V
4 118 (18.27%) XenApp
5 105 (16.25%) VMware ESX
6 103 (15.94%) vSphere
7 51 (7.89%) XenDesktop
8 41 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (4.49%) vCloud
10 27 (4.18%) Terminal Services
11 22 (3.41%) Xen
12 15 (2.32%) XenServer
13 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.93%) NLBS
15 6 (0.93%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.77%) NFS
16 5 (0.77%) Firmware
17 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.46%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 77 (11.92%) SCCM
2 57 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 35 (5.42%) SCOM
4 34 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 29 (4.49%) NetBackup
6 28 (4.33%) WSUS
7 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.62%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.46%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.31%) Puppet
9 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.31%) OpenView
10 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) SCSM
10 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 372 (57.59%) VMware
2 363 (56.19%) Microsoft
3 219 (33.90%) Citrix
4 129 (19.97%) Cisco
5 79 (12.23%) HP
6 51 (7.89%) Symantec
7 48 (7.43%) Sophos
8 31 (4.80%) Veritas
8 31 (4.80%) Apple
9 28 (4.33%) SonicWALL
9 28 (4.33%) Intel
10 26 (4.02%) Dell
11 24 (3.72%) Oracle
12 18 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.79%) NetApp
13 15 (2.32%) EMC
14 12 (1.86%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.70%) Avaya
16 10 (1.55%) Lotus
17 8 (1.24%) Fujitsu
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
iKonnect
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £23k plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30K pa + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Levett Consultancy
Salary: £18,000 per annum Inc private Healthcare & Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Posted: 13 days ago
Wickford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum dependent on experience and certific
Posted: 15 days ago
St. Albans
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago