The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 56 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.19% 4.39% 6.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.08% 17.23% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 56
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Windows Server 2008
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
252 325 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.18% 25.49% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 171 241 264
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Colchester +2 21 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Chelmsford +10 1 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Brentwood +3 1 £17,500 -
Basildon - 1 £29,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (70.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (61.04%) MS Exchange
4 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
5 43 (55.84%) Hyper-V
6 42 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (53.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (46.75%) MS Excel
8 36 (46.75%) Firewall
9 33 (42.86%) MS Office
10 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
10 32 (41.56%) Office 365
11 31 (40.26%) Windows 7
12 30 (38.96%) VMware
13 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (31.17%) ITIL
15 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (29.87%) SAN
16 21 (27.27%) SonicWALL
17 20 (25.97%) MCSE
18 19 (24.68%) MCSA
18 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (23.38%) MCITP
19 18 (23.38%) Driving Licence
20 17 (22.08%) Veeam
21 16 (20.78%) Citrix
21 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
22 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
22 15 (19.48%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 47 (61.04%) MS Exchange
2 42 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (53.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.19%) IIS
7 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.30%) Drupal
9 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.30%) JBoss
9 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (46.75%) MS Excel
2 33 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) assyst
2 6 (7.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.30%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.56%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.75%) Firewall
2 23 (29.87%) SAN
3 15 (19.48%) DNS
3 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
4 14 (18.18%) DHCP
4 14 (18.18%) VPN
5 7 (9.09%) IMAP
5 7 (9.09%) VLAN
5 7 (9.09%) VoIP
5 7 (9.09%) Wireless
6 6 (7.79%) DMZ
6 6 (7.79%) LAN
6 6 (7.79%) SMTP
6 6 (7.79%) WAN
7 4 (5.19%) ADSL
7 4 (5.19%) NAS
7 4 (5.19%) VDSL
8 3 (3.90%) Internet
9 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.30%) MS Access
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.09%) Law
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) IT Support
2 15 (19.48%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) IT Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Systems Support
6 10 (12.99%) Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Help Desk Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Systems Support Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL Manager
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL Problem Manager
7 9 (11.69%) Problem Manager
8 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Support Analyst
9 7 (9.09%) Desktop Support
10 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (7.79%) Incident and Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) MAPI
2 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Driving Licence
2 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.39%) iPhone
4 7 (9.09%) Replication
5 6 (7.79%) PDA
6 4 (5.19%) Smartphone
7 3 (3.90%) Clustering
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.60%) iPad
8 2 (2.60%) User Experience
9 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (70.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 31 (40.26%) Windows 7
5 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
8 9 (11.69%) Android
9 7 (9.09%) Linux
10 6 (7.79%) Windows Vista
10 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
11 4 (5.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.30%) Debian
12 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 9 (11.69%) ITSM
3 9 (11.69%) Service Management
4 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL V2
6 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.90%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.60%) Coaching
8 2 (2.60%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (2.60%) High Availability
8 2 (2.60%) People Management
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C
3 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) Korn
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) PHP
4 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (25.97%) MCSE
3 19 (24.68%) MCSA
4 18 (23.38%) MCITP
5 6 (7.79%) Degree
5 6 (7.79%) MCP
6 4 (5.19%) MCTS
7 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCA
8 1 (1.30%) CCAA
8 1 (1.30%) CCEA
8 1 (1.30%) CCENT
8 1 (1.30%) CCIA
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (55.84%) Hyper-V
2 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (16.88%) XenApp
5 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.19%) XenServer
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.90%) NFS
7 2 (2.60%) vSphere
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.30%) vCloud
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.96%) VMware
3 21 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 17 (22.08%) Veeam
5 16 (20.78%) Citrix
6 11 (14.29%) Draytek
7 9 (11.69%) Cisco
7 9 (11.69%) NetApp
8 8 (10.39%) Dell
9 7 (9.09%) Apple
10 6 (7.79%) Remedy
11 5 (6.49%) AVG
12 4 (5.19%) Sophos
13 3 (3.90%) Avaya
13 3 (3.90%) EMC
14 2 (2.60%) HP
14 2 (2.60%) Mitel
14 2 (2.60%) Red Gate
14 2 (2.60%) Sage
15 1 (1.30%) Altiris
Loughton, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita plc
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago