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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 326 264 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.19% 3.69% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.74% 12.48% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 282 231 345
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
2212 2116 2729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.42% 29.57% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1802 2257
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 137 £34,000 +2.25% 13
Bedfordshire +18 65 £35,000 +20.68% 6
Cambridgeshire 0 65 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Essex +4 57 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Suffolk -8 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Norfolk -8 3 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 701 (100.00%) Windows
2 367 (52.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 361 (51.50%) VMware
4 339 (48.36%) Microsoft
5 330 (47.08%) Active Directory
6 315 (44.94%) MS Exchange
7 254 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 242 (34.52%) Citrix
9 239 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 233 (33.24%) MS Excel
11 221 (31.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 206 (29.39%) DNS
13 199 (28.39%) Firewall
14 192 (27.39%) MS Office
15 191 (27.25%) TCP/IP
16 185 (26.39%) SQL
17 184 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2010
18 171 (24.39%) SQL Server
19 163 (23.25%) ITIL
20 151 (21.54%) Hyper-V
21 148 (21.11%) LAN
22 146 (20.83%) Cisco
23 145 (20.68%) DHCP
24 144 (20.54%) SAN
25 142 (20.26%) Windows 7
26 136 (19.40%) WAN
27 134 (19.12%) MCSE
28 123 (17.55%) XenApp
29 104 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2007
30 102 (14.55%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 315 (44.94%) MS Exchange
2 184 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 87 (12.41%) IIS
5 75 (10.70%) SharePoint
6 67 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 54 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 49 (6.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 49 (6.99%) Lotus Domino
9 41 (5.85%) Lync
10 37 (5.28%) SharePoint Server
11 25 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (1.71%) Documentum
13 12 (1.71%) IBM Notes
14 9 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.00%) CMS
16 3 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.43%) Apache
17 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 233 (33.24%) MS Excel
2 192 (27.39%) MS Office
3 5 (0.71%) MS Project
4 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.14%) assyst
2 12 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (1.00%) SunGard APT
4 7 (1.00%) FastVal
5 5 (0.71%) Magento
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.57%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.14%) Office 365
2 19 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.85%) PaaS
5 9 (1.28%) SaaS
6 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.00%) IaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.57%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 206 (29.39%) DNS
2 199 (28.39%) Firewall
3 191 (27.25%) TCP/IP
4 148 (21.11%) LAN
5 145 (20.68%) DHCP
6 144 (20.54%) SAN
7 136 (19.40%) WAN
8 96 (13.69%) VPN
9 49 (6.99%) VoIP
10 41 (5.85%) Internet
11 39 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
12 35 (4.99%) NAS
13 30 (4.28%) Network Security
14 27 (3.85%) VLAN
15 26 (3.71%) MPLS
16 24 (3.42%) HTTP
17 21 (3.00%) Wireless
18 18 (2.57%) SSL
19 16 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
20 14 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.71%) MySQL
7 10 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Subversion
1 5 (0.71%) JIRA
2 4 (0.57%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.57%) NUnit
2 4 (0.57%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.43%) MSI
4 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.14%) Log4Net
General
1 78 (11.13%) Finance
2 27 (3.85%) Retail
3 26 (3.71%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.71%) Law
4 19 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.71%) Legal
6 7 (1.00%) Publishing
7 6 (0.86%) Marketing
8 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 144 (20.54%) Support Engineer
2 139 (19.83%) Analyst
3 96 (13.69%) Support Analyst
4 81 (11.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 78 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (9.56%) Network Engineer
7 58 (8.27%) Network Support
8 57 (8.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 51 (7.28%) Administrator
10 50 (7.13%) IT Support
11 44 (6.28%) Server Support
12 39 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (5.56%) Server Engineer
13 38 (5.42%) Technical Support
14 31 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (4.14%) Network Support Engineer
15 29 (4.14%) Problem Manager
15 29 (4.14%) PC Support
16 27 (3.85%) Consultant
16 27 (3.85%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.42%) .NET
2 24 (3.42%) ASP.NET
3 18 (2.57%) Web Services
4 16 (2.28%) HTML
5 13 (1.85%) XML
6 12 (1.71%) CSS
7 9 (1.28%) Ajax
8 8 (1.14%) WCF
8 8 (1.14%) REST
9 7 (1.00%) J2EE
9 7 (1.00%) XSLT
10 6 (0.86%) ADSI
11 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.57%) LAMP
12 4 (0.57%) SOAP
12 4 (0.57%) COM
13 3 (0.43%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.43%) jQuery
14 2 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.99%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.28%) Clustering
3 36 (5.14%) SecurID
4 26 (3.71%) Mathematics
5 20 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.14%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.14%) Fat Client
7 13 (1.85%) Open Source
7 13 (1.85%) Firmware
8 12 (1.71%) Replication
8 12 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.43%) Statistics
10 9 (1.28%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.00%) CLARiiON
12 7 (1.00%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.86%) PKI
13 6 (0.86%) Handset
14 5 (0.71%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 701 (100.00%) Windows
2 367 (52.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 254 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (20.26%) Windows 7
5 102 (14.55%) Windows XP
6 92 (13.12%) Linux
7 68 (9.70%) Windows Vista
8 53 (7.56%) Android
9 52 (7.42%) Windows 8
10 46 (6.56%) Windows Phone
11 41 (5.85%) VMS
12 39 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
13 34 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (1.57%) UNIX
16 7 (1.00%) Solaris
17 5 (0.71%) CentOS
17 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (23.25%) ITIL
2 44 (6.28%) Problem Management
3 41 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 37 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (5.14%) Project Management
6 31 (4.42%) Service Management
6 31 (4.42%) ITSM
7 30 (4.28%) Service Delivery
7 30 (4.28%) Incident Management
8 28 (3.99%) Load Balancing
9 27 (3.85%) ITIL V3
10 26 (3.71%) PRINCE2
11 23 (3.28%) E-Commerce
12 22 (3.14%) Change Control
13 21 (3.00%) CRM
14 17 (2.43%) Configuration Management
14 17 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (2.43%) Network Design
14 17 (2.43%) Software Deployment
15 16 (2.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (26.39%) SQL
2 52 (7.42%) PowerShell
3 38 (5.42%) Java
4 35 (4.99%) C#
5 25 (3.57%) C
6 24 (3.42%) VB
7 20 (2.85%) VBScript
8 15 (2.14%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.71%) ABAP
11 11 (1.57%) Perl
11 11 (1.57%) VBA
12 10 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.28%) Python
14 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.00%) C++
15 7 (1.00%) PHP
16 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 221 (31.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (19.12%) MCSE
3 74 (10.56%) MCITP
4 72 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (9.13%) MCSA
6 63 (8.99%) MCP
7 62 (8.84%) CCNA
7 62 (8.84%) Degree
8 46 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (4.42%) CCNP
9 31 (4.42%) MCTS
10 20 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 17 (2.43%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.00%) CCA
13 12 (1.71%) CCIP
13 12 (1.71%) CCSP
14 10 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (1.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.57%) SLA
2 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.86%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 6 (0.86%) GAMP
2 6 (0.86%) GCP
2 6 (0.86%) GMP
3 4 (0.57%) HL7
3 4 (0.57%) DICOM
3 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 330 (47.08%) Active Directory
2 239 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (21.54%) Hyper-V
4 123 (17.55%) XenApp
5 85 (12.13%) vSphere
6 53 (7.56%) VMware ESX
7 47 (6.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 41 (5.85%) XenDesktop
9 34 (4.85%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (2.28%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (1.85%) XenServer
13 12 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (1.57%) ISA Server
15 9 (1.28%) UAG
16 7 (1.00%) Terminal Server
17 6 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
18 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
18 4 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (9.42%) Backup Exec
2 38 (5.42%) McAfee ePO
3 36 (5.14%) SCCM
4 10 (1.43%) Puppet
5 8 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.86%) WSUS
7 6 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.71%) SCOM
9 4 (0.57%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.57%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.57%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.29%) Legato
11 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 361 (51.50%) VMware
2 339 (48.36%) Microsoft
3 242 (34.52%) Citrix
4 146 (20.83%) Cisco
5 73 (10.41%) Symantec
6 69 (9.84%) NetApp
7 54 (7.70%) HP
8 49 (6.99%) McAfee
9 48 (6.85%) Lotus
9 48 (6.85%) Oracle
10 37 (5.28%) Clearswift
11 27 (3.85%) Dell
11 27 (3.85%) EMC
11 27 (3.85%) Apple
12 24 (3.42%) CheckPoint
12 24 (3.42%) SAP
13 16 (2.28%) AppSense
13 16 (2.28%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.14%) Veeam
15 13 (1.85%) F5
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £25,000-£30,000 + Company Van & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago