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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 83 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.35% 5.94% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.03% 19.04% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 37
Average salary £46,250 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.53% +43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £19,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
252 436 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.69% 31.21% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 166 363 274
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 22 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 22 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 -8 10 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 7 - -
Loughton - 4 £37,500 - 1
Basildon -9 3 £45,000 +109.30%
Epping - 2 £38,750 -
Colchester -29 1 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Harlow - 1 £20,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (74.11%) Active Directory
3 65 (58.04%) VMware
4 64 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 56 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
7 54 (48.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (46.43%) DNS
9 50 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (40.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (40.18%) DHCP
11 44 (39.29%) Citrix
12 43 (38.39%) ITIL
13 41 (36.61%) Firewall
14 38 (33.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 36 (32.14%) SQL
16 33 (29.46%) SAN
17 30 (26.79%) Windows 8
18 29 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2003
19 27 (24.11%) XenApp
19 27 (24.11%) Backup Exec
20 26 (23.21%) Finance
20 26 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (22.32%) Hyper-V
22 24 (21.43%) Windows 7
23 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
24 21 (18.75%) MCSE
24 21 (18.75%) Windows XP
24 21 (18.75%) Degree
25 20 (17.86%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 64 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 54 (48.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (33.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (13.39%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.46%) IIS
9 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.43%) DNS
2 45 (40.18%) DHCP
3 41 (36.61%) Firewall
4 33 (29.46%) SAN
5 20 (17.86%) VPN
6 14 (12.50%) WAN
7 11 (9.82%) LDAP
8 8 (7.14%) VoIP
9 5 (4.46%) VLAN
10 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.79%) Network Security
11 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.79%) Internet
11 2 (1.79%) LAN
12 1 (0.89%) WLAN
12 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.89%) FTP
12 1 (0.89%) SNMP
12 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.89%) Subversion
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Law
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Release Manager
5 9 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.14%) Head of IT
6 8 (7.14%) Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Change and Release Manager
10 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) ITIL Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) IT Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) .NET
2 6 (5.36%) LAMP
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) XSL
3 1 (0.89%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.89%) WinForms
3 1 (0.89%) VXML
3 1 (0.89%) jQuery
3 1 (0.89%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.89%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Blackberry
2 16 (14.29%) Clustering
3 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.14%) BYOD
6 3 (2.68%) Replication
6 3 (2.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.79%) Social Network
7 2 (1.79%) FMCG
7 2 (1.79%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) Life Science
8 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (26.79%) Windows 8
5 24 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 21 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 14 (12.50%) Linux
8 8 (7.14%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.57%) Debian
10 3 (2.68%) UNIX
10 3 (2.68%) SUSE
10 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.79%) Android
11 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.39%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Project Management
3 13 (11.61%) Service Delivery
4 12 (10.71%) Change Management
5 11 (9.82%) ITSM
5 11 (9.82%) Release Management
6 8 (7.14%) Strategic Management
6 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.14%) High Availability
6 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 8 (7.14%) CRM
7 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.36%) Migration
8 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.36%) ERP
9 5 (4.46%) Change Control
9 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.57%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.57%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.14%) VBScript
3 8 (7.14%) VB
3 8 (7.14%) C#
3 8 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) VBA
5 2 (1.79%) C
6 1 (0.89%) Tcl
6 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VB6
6 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.75%) MCSE
2 21 (18.75%) Degree
3 8 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.25%) MCP
5 4 (3.57%) MCITP
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.57%) MCSA
6 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.89%) MOS
7 1 (0.89%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (74.11%) Active Directory
2 45 (40.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (24.11%) XenApp
4 25 (22.32%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.71%) VMware ESX
6 11 (9.82%) XenServer
7 6 (5.36%) vSphere
8 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.68%) Xen
10 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (24.11%) Backup Exec
2 13 (11.61%) WSUS
3 9 (8.04%) SCCM
3 9 (8.04%) SCOM
4 1 (0.89%) OpenView
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (58.04%) VMware
2 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
3 44 (39.29%) Citrix
4 19 (16.96%) Cisco
5 16 (14.29%) Symantec
6 14 (12.50%) NetApp
7 11 (9.82%) HP
7 11 (9.82%) Oracle
8 10 (8.93%) EMC
9 8 (7.14%) Avaya
10 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.36%) Brocade
12 4 (3.57%) Veeam
12 4 (3.57%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (3.57%) Sage
13 3 (2.68%) IBM
13 3 (2.68%) Dell
13 3 (2.68%) Trapeze
14 2 (1.79%) Google
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Posted: 9 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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