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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.51% 5.33% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.69% 16.35% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57 48 57
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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
320 367 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.97% 32.62% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 270 313 323
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 14 £50,750 -0.97% 2
Basildon +7 8 £31,250 +1.32%
Brentwood 0 7 £32,000 -32.63%
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £22,500 -
Harlow +3 1 £19,000 -62.00%
Chelmsford -2 1 - -
Epping - 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 20 August 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (57.05%) Citrix
3 78 (52.35%) MS Exchange
3 78 (52.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (44.30%) ITIL
5 56 (37.58%) XenApp
6 54 (36.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 49 (32.89%) Microsoft
8 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
9 45 (30.20%) NetApp
10 44 (29.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (24.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (24.16%) DNS
12 35 (23.49%) Firewall
13 34 (22.82%) SQL
13 34 (22.82%) Problem Management
14 33 (22.15%) VMware
15 32 (21.48%) ITSM
15 32 (21.48%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (19.46%) MS Excel
17 28 (18.79%) SAN
18 27 (18.12%) ITIL V3
19 26 (17.45%) MCSE
19 26 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2007
20 25 (16.78%) Windows XP
21 24 (16.11%) Cisco
21 24 (16.11%) Oracle
22 23 (15.44%) Service Management
22 23 (15.44%) .NET
22 23 (15.44%) SAP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 78 (52.35%) MS Exchange
2 54 (36.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (21.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (8.72%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (8.72%) Documentum
6 13 (8.72%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.37%) IIS
8 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.36%) CMS
9 4 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (15.44%) assyst
2 10 (6.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (4.03%) Magento
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (2.68%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.16%) DNS
2 35 (23.49%) Firewall
3 28 (18.79%) SAN
4 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.41%) DHCP
5 10 (6.71%) VPN
6 9 (6.04%) WAN
6 9 (6.04%) LAN
7 7 (4.70%) VLAN
8 6 (4.03%) Network Security
8 6 (4.03%) ADSL
8 6 (4.03%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.36%) VoIP
9 5 (3.36%) SMTP
10 4 (2.68%) NAS
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.34%) LDAP
11 2 (1.34%) VDSL
12 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.34%) MySQL
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MSI
General
1 19 (12.75%) Law
2 10 (6.71%) Finance
3 6 (4.03%) Marketing
4 5 (3.36%) Publishing
4 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.34%) Electronics
5 2 (1.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (19.46%) Problem Manager
2 24 (16.11%) Analyst
3 19 (12.75%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (10.74%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) Release Manager
6 13 (8.72%) Desktop Support
7 12 (8.05%) Network Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 11 (7.38%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.04%) IT Support
10 8 (5.37%) ITIL Manager
10 8 (5.37%) Administrator
11 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.70%) Support Technician
11 7 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 6 (4.03%) Desktop Technician
12 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) .NET
2 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.70%) ADSI
4 2 (1.34%) Ajax
4 2 (1.34%) WCF
4 2 (1.34%) WPF
4 2 (1.34%) jQuery
4 2 (1.34%) RESTful
4 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.34%) iPad
3 2 (1.34%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.34%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (52.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (29.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (16.78%) Windows XP
5 18 (12.08%) Windows 7
6 15 (10.07%) Linux
7 13 (8.72%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.71%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.36%) Android
11 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.34%) UNIX
12 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.67%) CentOS
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.30%) ITIL
2 34 (22.82%) Problem Management
3 32 (21.48%) ITSM
4 27 (18.12%) ITIL V3
5 23 (15.44%) Service Management
6 18 (12.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (9.40%) Release Management
8 11 (7.38%) Business Analysis
8 11 (7.38%) Process Management
9 10 (6.71%) ITIL V2
10 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.04%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.04%) Capacity Management
11 8 (5.37%) Software Deployment
11 8 (5.37%) OO
12 6 (4.03%) CRM
12 6 (4.03%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.82%) SQL
2 19 (12.75%) Java
3 13 (8.72%) ABAP
4 12 (8.05%) C#
5 10 (6.71%) VBA
5 10 (6.71%) VB
5 10 (6.71%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.70%) PHP
7 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (24.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (17.45%) MCSE
3 15 (10.07%) Degree
4 14 (9.40%) MCITP
5 11 (7.38%) MCP
6 8 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.70%) MCSA
8 5 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.01%) CCA
10 3 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.01%) MCTS
10 3 (2.01%) MCSM
11 2 (1.34%) VCDX
11 2 (1.34%) NCDA
11 2 (1.34%) NCIE
11 2 (1.34%) VCAP
11 2 (1.34%) VTSP
11 2 (1.34%) VCP5
11 2 (1.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (37.58%) XenApp
2 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
3 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (9.40%) Hyper-V
5 13 (8.72%) vSphere
6 8 (5.37%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.36%) XenServer
8 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.01%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.01%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.34%) SCCM
3 2 (1.34%) Legato
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (57.05%) Citrix
2 49 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 45 (30.20%) NetApp
4 33 (22.15%) VMware
5 24 (16.11%) Cisco
5 24 (16.11%) Oracle
6 23 (15.44%) SAP
7 19 (12.75%) EMC
8 12 (8.05%) Symantec
9 10 (6.71%) Remedy
10 6 (4.03%) JD Edwards
10 6 (4.03%) LANDesk
11 5 (3.36%) Avaya
11 5 (3.36%) Juniper
12 4 (2.68%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.68%) Polycom
12 4 (2.68%) IPFX
13 3 (2.01%) Veeam
13 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.34%) Sophos
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