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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.30% 4.02% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.57% 14.07% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 51
Average salary £35,000 £34,185 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £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
239 327 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.79% 28.61% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 171 282 270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 23 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 23 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 +3 8 £41,000 +49.09%
Basildon +9 5 £30,000 -12.24%
Witham - 5 £35,000 -
Brentwood -8 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 23 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (57.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (48.28%) MS Exchange
4 53 (45.69%) Citrix
5 44 (37.93%) ITIL
6 42 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
8 40 (34.48%) Active Directory
9 36 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (27.59%) Firewall
11 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
12 30 (25.86%) VMware
13 28 (24.14%) XenApp
14 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (22.41%) DNS
15 25 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2007
16 24 (20.69%) Cisco
16 24 (20.69%) NetApp
17 21 (18.10%) DHCP
18 20 (17.24%) Windows XP
18 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
19 19 (16.38%) SAN
19 19 (16.38%) SQL
19 19 (16.38%) MCSE
19 19 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (15.52%) Symantec
20 18 (15.52%) Windows 8
21 17 (14.66%) Linux
21 17 (14.66%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 56 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 36 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.03%) IIS
6 7 (6.03%) Documentum
6 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.03%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (4.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.86%) Lync
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) assyst
2 4 (3.45%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) IaaS
1 2 (1.72%) Office 365
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.59%) Firewall
2 26 (22.41%) DNS
3 21 (18.10%) DHCP
4 19 (16.38%) SAN
5 14 (12.07%) VPN
6 10 (8.62%) VoIP
7 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.17%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (4.31%) SMTP
9 5 (4.31%) VLAN
10 4 (3.45%) Network Security
10 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.45%) WAN
10 4 (3.45%) LAN
11 3 (2.59%) ADSL
12 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.90%) MySQL
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 12 (10.34%) Law
2 8 (6.90%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 16 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.21%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Problem Manager
4 11 (9.48%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.76%) IT Support
6 8 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 8 (6.90%) Release Manager
6 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.17%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.31%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) .NET
2 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.72%) jQuery
3 2 (1.72%) WCF
3 2 (1.72%) WPF
3 2 (1.72%) RESTful
3 2 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (0.86%) ADSI
4 1 (0.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (57.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 18 (15.52%) Windows 8
6 17 (14.66%) Linux
6 17 (14.66%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.03%) CentOS
8 6 (5.17%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.31%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.59%) Android
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.86%) UNIX
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) ITIL
2 15 (12.93%) ITSM
3 13 (11.21%) Problem Management
4 11 (9.48%) ITIL V3
4 11 (9.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (8.62%) Service Management
6 8 (6.90%) Release Management
6 8 (6.90%) Project Management
7 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
7 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.17%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.17%) Process Management
8 6 (5.17%) ERP
9 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.31%) Change Management
9 5 (4.31%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.38%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) ABAP
2 7 (6.03%) C#
2 7 (6.03%) Java
3 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.31%) VB
4 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.31%) VBA
5 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.72%) C
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.38%) MCSE
3 11 (9.48%) Degree
4 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.45%) MCSM
6 4 (3.45%) MCTS
6 4 (3.45%) MCITP
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.59%) MCP
7 3 (2.59%) MCSA
8 2 (1.72%) VCP5
8 2 (1.72%) VCAP
8 2 (1.72%) VTSP
8 2 (1.72%) NCDA
8 2 (1.72%) NCIE
8 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) VCDX
8 2 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 28 (24.14%) XenApp
3 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.62%) XenServer
4 10 (8.62%) vSphere
5 9 (7.76%) VMware ESX
5 9 (7.76%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.72%) Xen
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.17%) Opsview
2 6 (5.17%) SCCM
3 5 (4.31%) SCOM
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.72%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.72%) SCSM
4 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.72%) Legato
4 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (45.69%) Citrix
2 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.86%) VMware
4 24 (20.69%) Cisco
4 24 (20.69%) NetApp
5 18 (15.52%) Symantec
6 11 (9.48%) SAP
6 11 (9.48%) Oracle
6 11 (9.48%) EMC
7 7 (6.03%) HP
8 6 (5.17%) IPFX
8 6 (5.17%) Polycom
9 5 (4.31%) Avaya
10 2 (1.72%) Capita
10 2 (1.72%) Remedy
10 2 (1.72%) CommVault
10 2 (1.72%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.72%) Dell
10 2 (1.72%) Juniper
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
networx
Salary: £29,247 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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