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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 45 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.48% 3.86% 7.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.57% 13.43% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 58
Average salary £34,500 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.11% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
237 335 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.72% 28.76% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 173 287 291
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -1 8 £41,000 +49.09%
Basildon +11 7 £31,250 -8.58%
Witham - 5 £35,000 -
Brentwood -1 4 - -
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 - 1
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (56.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 57 (48.31%) MS Exchange
4 55 (46.61%) Citrix
5 45 (38.14%) ITIL
6 43 (36.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
7 41 (34.75%) Active Directory
8 37 (31.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (27.97%) Firewall
10 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
11 30 (25.42%) XenApp
12 29 (24.58%) VMware
13 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (22.88%) DNS
14 26 (22.03%) NetApp
14 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (19.49%) Cisco
16 21 (17.80%) DHCP
17 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
17 20 (16.95%) MCSE
17 20 (16.95%) SQL
17 20 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
19 18 (15.25%) SAN
19 18 (15.25%) Symantec
19 18 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
19 18 (15.25%) Windows 8
20 17 (14.41%) ITSM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 57 (48.31%) MS Exchange
2 37 (31.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.78%) Documentum
6 8 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (6.78%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (5.93%) IIS
8 5 (4.24%) CMS
9 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) assyst
2 4 (3.39%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) IaaS
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.97%) Firewall
2 27 (22.88%) DNS
3 21 (17.80%) DHCP
4 18 (15.25%) SAN
5 14 (11.86%) VPN
6 9 (7.63%) VoIP
7 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.24%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (4.24%) VLAN
8 5 (4.24%) SMTP
9 4 (3.39%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.39%) Network Security
10 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.54%) WAN
10 3 (2.54%) ADSL
10 3 (2.54%) LAN
11 2 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.69%) LDAP
11 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 12 (10.17%) Law
2 9 (7.63%) Finance
3 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Publishing
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Analyst
2 16 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Problem Manager
4 13 (11.02%) Network Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.63%) IT Support
6 9 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.63%) Release Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 6 (5.08%) Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Support Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) .NET
2 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.69%) ADSI
3 2 (1.69%) Ajax
3 2 (1.69%) WCF
3 2 (1.69%) WPF
3 2 (1.69%) jQuery
3 2 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (56.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (36.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
5 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
5 18 (15.25%) Windows 8
6 16 (13.56%) Linux
7 6 (5.08%) CentOS
8 5 (4.24%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.24%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.54%) Android
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) ITSM
3 14 (11.86%) Problem Management
4 12 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (9.32%) ITIL V3
5 11 (9.32%) Service Management
6 9 (7.63%) Release Management
7 8 (6.78%) Project Management
8 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.93%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.93%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.08%) ERP
9 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.08%) Process Management
9 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.24%) WFM
10 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.39%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) SQL
2 8 (6.78%) ABAP
2 8 (6.78%) Java
3 7 (5.93%) C#
4 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.24%) VB
5 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.24%) VBA
6 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.69%) C
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.95%) MCSE
3 11 (9.32%) Degree
4 6 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.24%) MCITP
5 5 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.39%) MCSM
6 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.39%) MCP
6 4 (3.39%) MCTS
7 3 (2.54%) MCSA
8 2 (1.69%) VCAP
8 2 (1.69%) VTSP
8 2 (1.69%) VCP5
8 2 (1.69%) CCA
8 2 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.69%) CCNA
8 2 (1.69%) VCDX
8 2 (1.69%) NCDA
8 2 (1.69%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (34.75%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.42%) XenApp
3 18 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.47%) vSphere
5 9 (7.63%) XenServer
5 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.78%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.69%) Xen
9 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.24%) SCCM
2 5 (4.24%) SCOM
2 5 (4.24%) Opsview
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.69%) SCSM
3 2 (1.69%) Legato
3 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (46.61%) Citrix
2 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
3 29 (24.58%) VMware
4 26 (22.03%) NetApp
5 23 (19.49%) Cisco
6 18 (15.25%) Symantec
7 12 (10.17%) Oracle
7 12 (10.17%) SAP
7 12 (10.17%) EMC
8 6 (5.08%) IPFX
8 6 (5.08%) Polycom
9 5 (4.24%) Avaya
9 5 (4.24%) HP
10 2 (1.69%) Juniper
10 2 (1.69%) Dell
10 2 (1.69%) Remedy
10 2 (1.69%) CommVault
10 2 (1.69%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.69%) Capita
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