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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 69 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.24% 5.76% 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.77% 18.35% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 64 49
Average salary £35,500 £45,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.40% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
264 376 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.96% 31.41% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 164 325 314
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Basildon -7 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Brentwood -14 4 £42,500 +32.81%
Loughton - 3 £30,500 -
Epping +4 2 £38,750 -
Harlow +1 2 £21,250 +11.84%
Colchester -13 2 £29,750 -43.33% 1
Chelmsford -6 1 £46,174 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £38,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (69.61%) Active Directory
3 57 (55.88%) VMware
4 53 (51.96%) MS Exchange
5 50 (49.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
6 49 (48.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 48 (47.06%) Citrix
8 45 (44.12%) DNS
8 45 (44.12%) DHCP
8 45 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (43.14%) ITIL
10 40 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 31 (30.39%) Exchange Server 2003
13 29 (28.43%) Firewall
13 29 (28.43%) MS Excel
14 28 (27.45%) SQL
15 27 (26.47%) XenApp
16 26 (25.49%) Finance
17 25 (24.51%) SAN
17 25 (24.51%) Office 365
18 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
18 23 (22.55%) Backup Exec
19 21 (20.59%) Windows XP
19 21 (20.59%) Windows 8
19 21 (20.59%) Hyper-V
20 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (18.63%) Degree
21 18 (17.65%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 53 (51.96%) MS Exchange
2 49 (48.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (30.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (13.73%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
8 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (5.88%) IIS
9 6 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (28.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) assyst
2 1 (0.98%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.51%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.12%) DHCP
1 45 (44.12%) DNS
2 29 (28.43%) Firewall
3 25 (24.51%) SAN
4 16 (15.69%) VPN
5 14 (13.73%) LDAP
6 11 (10.78%) WAN
7 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.92%) VoIP
8 4 (3.92%) VLAN
9 3 (2.94%) SNMP
10 2 (1.96%) WLAN
10 2 (1.96%) Internet
11 1 (0.98%) MPLS
11 1 (0.98%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.98%) LAN
11 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.98%) FTP
11 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.98%) Subversion
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Back Office
2 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Law
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (9.80%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Release Manager
4 8 (7.84%) Head of IT
4 8 (7.84%) Field Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) IT Support
7 4 (3.92%) DBA
7 4 (3.92%) SQL DBA
8 3 (2.94%) Change Manager
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) XML
2 1 (0.98%) XSL
2 1 (0.98%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.98%) VXML
2 1 (0.98%) WinForms
2 1 (0.98%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.98%) jQuery
2 1 (0.98%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 16 (15.69%) Clustering
3 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.82%) Replication
6 8 (7.84%) BYOD
7 2 (1.96%) FMCG
7 2 (1.96%) iPhone
7 2 (1.96%) Social Network
7 2 (1.96%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) Life Science
8 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (49.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (20.59%) Windows 8
4 21 (20.59%) Windows XP
5 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.78%) Linux
6 11 (10.78%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.90%) SUSE
8 4 (3.92%) Debian
8 4 (3.92%) UNIX
8 4 (3.92%) Android
9 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) SDLC
3 15 (14.71%) Change Management
4 14 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 12 (11.76%) Project Management
6 11 (10.78%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.82%) Release Management
7 9 (8.82%) ITSM
8 8 (7.84%) CRM
8 8 (7.84%) Strategic Management
8 8 (7.84%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.84%) High Availability
9 6 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.90%) Change Control
11 4 (3.92%) Network Management
11 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.92%) Migration
12 3 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.76%) VBScript
4 7 (6.86%) VB
4 7 (6.86%) C#
4 7 (6.86%) Java
5 6 (5.88%) VBA
6 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) C
8 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.98%) Tcl
8 1 (0.98%) VB6
8 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 18 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (4.90%) MCSA
3 5 (4.90%) MCP
4 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.96%) MCITP
5 2 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) CCEE
6 1 (0.98%) CCIA
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) MOS
6 1 (0.98%) CEH
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (69.61%) Active Directory
2 40 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (26.47%) XenApp
4 21 (20.59%) Hyper-V
5 16 (15.69%) VMware ESX
6 14 (13.73%) XenServer
7 4 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.96%) vSphere
10 1 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.86%) SCCM
3 6 (5.88%) SCOM
3 6 (5.88%) WSUS
4 2 (1.96%) OpenView
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (55.88%) VMware
2 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
3 48 (47.06%) Citrix
4 12 (11.76%) Cisco
4 12 (11.76%) Symantec
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle
6 10 (9.80%) NetApp
7 8 (7.84%) Avaya
8 7 (6.86%) EMC
9 4 (3.92%) Trapeze
10 3 (2.94%) Apple
10 3 (2.94%) Google
11 2 (1.96%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.96%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.96%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.96%) BT
12 1 (0.98%) Veeam
12 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.98%) Sage
12 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
Essex
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £29,500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago