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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 62 111 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.72% 7.89% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.02% 24.34% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 105 41
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
295 456 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.45% 32.41% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 204 380 247
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 6 May 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 6 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
Brentwood -10 10 £58,750 +9.30% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 8 - -
Colchester -33 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Loughton - 3 £37,500 -
Basildon -10 2 £47,500 +120.93% 2
Dunmow - 2 £20,000 -
Epping - 1 £37,500 -
Harlow - 1 £20,000 - 1
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (75.83%) Active Directory
3 67 (55.83%) MS Exchange
3 67 (55.83%) VMware
4 62 (51.67%) Microsoft
5 61 (50.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (49.17%) DNS
7 56 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 53 (44.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (41.67%) Citrix
10 48 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (39.17%) DHCP
12 42 (35.00%) ITIL
12 42 (35.00%) Firewall
13 39 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
14 37 (30.83%) SQL
15 35 (29.17%) SAN
16 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (25.83%) Windows 8
17 30 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
18 28 (23.33%) Windows 7
18 28 (23.33%) Finance
18 28 (23.33%) Backup Exec
19 27 (22.50%) XenApp
20 25 (20.83%) MCSE
20 25 (20.83%) MS Excel
21 24 (20.00%) Hyper-V
22 23 (19.17%) Windows XP
23 22 (18.33%) Cisco
23 22 (18.33%) Degree

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 67 (55.83%) MS Exchange
2 56 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
5 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (49.17%) DNS
2 47 (39.17%) DHCP
3 42 (35.00%) Firewall
4 35 (29.17%) SAN
5 21 (17.50%) VPN
6 15 (12.50%) WAN
7 10 (8.33%) LDAP
8 8 (6.67%) VoIP
9 5 (4.17%) VLAN
10 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.50%) LAN
11 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.67%) Internet
11 2 (1.67%) Network Security
11 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.83%) NAS
12 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.83%) Cisco ICM
12 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Law
2 6 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Support Engineer
2 19 (15.83%) Network Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Release Manager
5 11 (9.17%) Consultant
6 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.67%) Head of IT
8 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
10 5 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Support Technician
11 4 (3.33%) IT Consultant
11 4 (3.33%) Change Manager
11 4 (3.33%) Change and Release Manager
11 4 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (0.83%) WinForms
3 1 (0.83%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.83%) jQuery
3 1 (0.83%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) XSL
3 1 (0.83%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.83%) VXML
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 18 (15.00%) Clustering
3 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.67%) BYOD
6 5 (4.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.67%) FMCG
7 2 (1.67%) Social Network
7 2 (1.67%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (50.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (44.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (25.83%) Windows 8
5 28 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 23 (19.17%) Windows XP
7 14 (11.67%) Linux
8 7 (5.83%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.33%) Debian
11 3 (2.50%) SUSE
11 3 (2.50%) UNIX
12 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) ITIL
2 16 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 15 (12.50%) Project Management
4 12 (10.00%) Change Management
4 12 (10.00%) ITSM
4 12 (10.00%) Release Management
5 10 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.50%) CRM
7 8 (6.67%) Strategic Management
7 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 8 (6.67%) High Availability
8 7 (5.83%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 6 (5.00%) Migration
9 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.00%) ERP
10 5 (4.17%) Change Control
10 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.50%) VB
3 9 (7.50%) C#
3 9 (7.50%) Java
4 8 (6.67%) VBA
5 7 (5.83%) VBScript
6 2 (1.67%) C
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Tcl
7 1 (0.83%) VB6
7 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (20.83%) MCSE
3 22 (18.33%) Degree
4 9 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (7.50%) MCP
5 8 (6.67%) MCITP
6 5 (4.17%) MCSA
7 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) CCEE
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (75.83%) Active Directory
2 48 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (22.50%) XenApp
4 24 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 10 (8.33%) XenServer
7 8 (6.67%) vSphere
8 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.50%) Xen
11 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (23.33%) Backup Exec
2 13 (10.83%) WSUS
3 10 (8.33%) SCCM
4 9 (7.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (55.83%) VMware
2 62 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 50 (41.67%) Citrix
4 22 (18.33%) Cisco
5 19 (15.83%) Symantec
6 15 (12.50%) NetApp
6 15 (12.50%) HP
7 12 (10.00%) Oracle
8 11 (9.17%) EMC
9 8 (6.67%) Avaya
10 7 (5.83%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.00%) Brocade
11 6 (5.00%) SonicWALL
11 6 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (5.00%) Veeam
12 5 (4.17%) Sage
13 3 (2.50%) Dell
13 3 (2.50%) IBM
13 3 (2.50%) Trapeze
14 2 (1.67%) Kaspersky
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