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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 85 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 219 254 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.03% 3.85% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 13.37% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 189 222 271
Average salary £36,750 £32,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.07% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
1897 1900 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.25% 28.79% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1588 2112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -18 83 £38,000 +20.63% 14
Essex +4 55 £30,000 -3.22% 10
Cambridgeshire -4 45 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Bedfordshire -22 18 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Suffolk -3 15 £17,500 -50.00% 2
Norfolk -2 3 £42,500 +82.79% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 500 (100.00%) Windows
2 305 (61.00%) Active Directory
3 284 (56.80%) VMware
4 269 (53.80%) Microsoft
5 253 (50.60%) MS Exchange
6 244 (48.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 222 (44.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 185 (37.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 168 (33.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 163 (32.60%) Citrix
11 151 (30.20%) DNS
12 148 (29.60%) MS Excel
13 135 (27.00%) Firewall
14 131 (26.20%) Cisco
15 127 (25.40%) Windows 7
16 121 (24.20%) Exchange Server 2007
17 112 (22.40%) SQL Server
18 108 (21.60%) Hyper-V
19 107 (21.40%) DHCP
20 106 (21.20%) SQL
21 104 (20.80%) Microsoft Certification
22 94 (18.80%) ITIL
23 90 (18.00%) MS Office
24 85 (17.00%) SAN
25 82 (16.40%) TCP/IP
26 81 (16.20%) Windows XP
27 80 (16.00%) XenApp
28 74 (14.80%) VPN
29 71 (14.20%) VMware ESX
30 70 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 253 (50.60%) MS Exchange
2 168 (33.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (24.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 70 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 58 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 51 (10.20%) IIS
7 35 (7.00%) SharePoint
8 24 (4.80%) Lync
9 11 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.40%) CMS
14 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 148 (29.60%) MS Excel
2 90 (18.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.60%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.20%) Office 365
2 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.60%) SaaS
3 8 (1.60%) PaaS
3 8 (1.60%) IaaS
4 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (30.20%) DNS
2 135 (27.00%) Firewall
3 107 (21.40%) DHCP
4 85 (17.00%) SAN
5 82 (16.40%) TCP/IP
6 74 (14.80%) VPN
7 62 (12.40%) WAN
8 52 (10.40%) LAN
9 42 (8.40%) VoIP
10 24 (4.80%) MPLS
11 22 (4.40%) Wireless
11 22 (4.40%) Internet
12 21 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.00%) NetScaler
14 14 (2.80%) VLAN
14 14 (2.80%) VPLS
14 14 (2.80%) OSPF
14 14 (2.80%) BGP
15 13 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 67 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 20 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.60%) MySQL
8 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.60%) DTS
14 1 (0.20%) MS Access
14 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.40%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) MSI
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (5.80%) Finance
2 22 (4.40%) Retail
3 15 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.20%) Law
5 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 89 (17.80%) Analyst
3 81 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (10.80%) Support Analyst
5 50 (10.00%) IT Support
6 41 (8.20%) Network Engineer
7 40 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 37 (7.40%) Consultant
9 34 (6.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (6.20%) Administrator
11 26 (5.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 25 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
12 25 (5.00%) Technical Support
13 23 (4.60%) Help Desk Support
13 23 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
14 22 (4.40%) Network Support
14 22 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
16 16 (3.20%) Network Analyst
16 16 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.60%) .NET
2 9 (1.80%) X-Windows
3 8 (1.60%) LAMP
4 7 (1.40%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.80%) CSS
5 4 (0.80%) HTML
6 3 (0.60%) Web Services
7 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.20%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.20%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.20%) WCF
8 1 (0.20%) LINQ
8 1 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.20%) XML
8 1 (0.20%) XSL
8 1 (0.20%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.20%) WAP
8 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.60%) Blackberry
2 44 (8.80%) Clustering
3 24 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.20%) Open Source
7 9 (1.80%) iPad
8 8 (1.60%) Replication
9 7 (1.40%) SecurID
10 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.00%) Handset
11 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.60%) iPhone
13 3 (0.60%) EqualLogic
14 2 (0.40%) PDA
14 2 (0.40%) Statistics
14 2 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 500 (100.00%) Windows
2 244 (48.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 222 (44.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 127 (25.40%) Windows 7
5 81 (16.20%) Windows XP
6 69 (13.80%) Windows 8
7 49 (9.80%) Windows Vista
8 47 (9.40%) Linux
9 27 (5.40%) Windows 2000
10 24 (4.80%) UNIX
11 15 (3.00%) Android
12 12 (2.40%) Windows Phone
13 11 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (2.20%) VMS
14 10 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.60%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (1.60%) CentOS
16 7 (1.40%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.80%) ITIL
2 49 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (8.60%) Project Management
4 24 (4.80%) PRINCE2
4 24 (4.80%) Mentoring
5 18 (3.60%) Change Control
6 17 (3.40%) Service Management
6 17 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (3.20%) Change Management
8 15 (3.00%) Time Management
9 14 (2.80%) Service Delivery
9 14 (2.80%) Migration
10 12 (2.40%) Document Management
10 12 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (2.20%) ERP
11 11 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (2.00%) Asset Management
13 9 (1.80%) Business Continuity
13 9 (1.80%) CRM
13 9 (1.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 106 (21.20%) SQL
2 24 (4.80%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.00%) VB
4 13 (2.60%) C
5 11 (2.20%) C#
6 10 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.00%) VBScript
7 9 (1.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.20%) PHP
9 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.40%) Perl
9 2 (0.40%) Java
9 2 (0.40%) VBA
9 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (20.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (13.40%) MCSE
3 49 (9.80%) Degree
4 48 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (9.20%) MCP
6 43 (8.60%) MCITP
7 38 (7.60%) SC Cleared
7 38 (7.60%) Security Cleared
8 31 (6.20%) CCNA
8 31 (6.20%) MCSA
9 29 (5.80%) CCNP
9 29 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (3.80%) MCTS
11 17 (3.40%) VCP5
12 11 (2.20%) VCP4
13 10 (2.00%) MBCS
13 10 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.00%) VCAP
15 4 (0.80%) MCSM
16 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) SLA
2 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 305 (61.00%) Active Directory
2 185 (37.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (21.60%) Hyper-V
4 80 (16.00%) XenApp
5 71 (14.20%) VMware ESX
6 68 (13.60%) vSphere
7 52 (10.40%) XenDesktop
8 25 (5.00%) vCloud
9 16 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.20%) XenServer
9 16 (3.20%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.40%) Xen
11 8 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.60%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.40%) Firmware
17 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 62 (12.40%) Backup Exec
2 44 (8.80%) SCCM
3 30 (6.00%) NetBackup
4 26 (5.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (3.40%) SCOM
6 13 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (2.20%) WSUS
8 8 (1.60%) SCOrch
9 6 (1.20%) Opsview
9 6 (1.20%) EdgeSight
9 6 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.00%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.00%) ZENworks
11 4 (0.80%) SCSM
12 3 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.40%) Windows Intune
14 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 284 (56.80%) VMware
2 269 (53.80%) Microsoft
3 163 (32.60%) Citrix
4 131 (26.20%) Cisco
5 61 (12.20%) HP
5 61 (12.20%) Symantec
6 34 (6.80%) Sophos
7 27 (5.40%) Veritas
8 23 (4.60%) NetApp
9 22 (4.40%) Dell
10 18 (3.60%) SolarWinds
11 17 (3.40%) SonicWALL
11 17 (3.40%) Apple
12 16 (3.20%) Intel
12 16 (3.20%) IBM
13 14 (2.80%) Veeam
14 11 (2.20%) Oracle
14 11 (2.20%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.20%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.00%) Acronis
Ipswich, Suffolk
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified company car, pension, laptop & mobile phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Certification Training + Great Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago