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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.10% 7.72% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.19% 25.55% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 35
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,750 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
317 317 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.24% 30.22% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 232 275 217
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Harlow - 7 £25,000 -
Colchester -18 6 £47,500 - 2
Brentwood -15 5 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Dunmow - 4 £20,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Chelmsford -14 1 £25,000 +5.26%
Loughton - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 82 (68.33%) Active Directory
3 65 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (52.50%) MS Exchange
5 61 (50.83%) Microsoft
6 60 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (48.33%) VMware
8 57 (47.50%) DNS
9 52 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 44 (36.67%) Citrix
11 42 (35.00%) DHCP
12 40 (33.33%) SAN
12 40 (33.33%) Firewall
12 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (26.67%) Windows 8
15 30 (25.00%) Windows 7
16 29 (24.17%) MS Excel
17 28 (23.33%) ITIL
17 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (20.00%) Windows XP
18 24 (20.00%) Blackberry
18 24 (20.00%) SQL
18 24 (20.00%) VPN
18 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
19 23 (19.17%) MCSE
20 22 (18.33%) Backup Exec
20 22 (18.33%) Symantec
20 22 (18.33%) HP
21 19 (15.83%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 63 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 52 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.83%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.83%) IIS
10 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (24.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (47.50%) DNS
2 42 (35.00%) DHCP
3 40 (33.33%) SAN
3 40 (33.33%) Firewall
4 24 (20.00%) VPN
5 13 (10.83%) VoIP
6 10 (8.33%) WAN
7 6 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.33%) VLAN
9 4 (3.33%) LAN
9 4 (3.33%) LDAP
10 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.67%) Network Security
11 2 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Law
3 6 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) Support Engineer
2 22 (18.33%) Network Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (7.50%) Release Manager
5 8 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 6 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Support Technician
7 5 (4.17%) Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Change and Release Manager
8 4 (3.33%) IT Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) .NET
1 6 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 16 (13.33%) Clustering
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Social Network
5 2 (1.67%) FMCG
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 60 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 30 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 24 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 17 (14.17%) Linux
8 9 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.00%) CentOS
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.67%) Debian
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) ITIL
2 13 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.17%) Project Management
4 9 (7.50%) Release Management
4 9 (7.50%) Change Management
4 9 (7.50%) ITSM
5 7 (5.83%) ERP
5 7 (5.83%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.33%) Matrix Management
7 4 (3.33%) Pay per click
7 4 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.33%) Migration
7 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.50%) Network Design
8 3 (2.50%) CRM
8 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.50%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) VB
2 5 (4.17%) VBA
2 5 (4.17%) C#
2 5 (4.17%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) VBScript
3 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (19.17%) MCSE
3 13 (10.83%) Degree
4 10 (8.33%) MCITP
5 9 (7.50%) MCP
5 9 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.33%) MCSA
6 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.50%) VCP4
8 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) MCSM
9 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (68.33%) Active Directory
2 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.83%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.00%) XenApp
5 11 (9.17%) XenServer
6 10 (8.33%) vSphere
7 8 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (5.00%) Xen
9 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (18.33%) Backup Exec
2 17 (14.17%) SCCM
3 14 (11.67%) SCOM
4 12 (10.00%) WSUS
5 6 (5.00%) Opsview
6 2 (1.67%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.67%) SCSM
6 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 61 (50.83%) Microsoft
2 58 (48.33%) VMware
3 44 (36.67%) Citrix
4 22 (18.33%) Symantec
4 22 (18.33%) HP
5 17 (14.17%) Cisco
6 14 (11.67%) NetApp
7 10 (8.33%) EMC
8 6 (5.00%) Brocade
8 6 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 6 (5.00%) Veeam
8 6 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.17%) Dell
9 5 (4.17%) Sage
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle
9 5 (4.17%) IBM
10 2 (1.67%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.67%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.67%) Avaya
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