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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 73 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.63% 5.49% 6.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.78% 17.51% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 70 57
Average salary £35,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.46% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
245 417 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.35% 31.35% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 136 349 312
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,700 £55,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Basildon -3 5 £45,000 +109.30% 1
Loughton - 5 £37,500 -
Brentwood -16 4 £50,000 +56.25%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Epping +3 2 £38,750 -
Colchester -25 1 £30,000 -42.85%
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 30 June 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (75.23%) Active Directory
3 64 (58.72%) VMware
4 58 (53.21%) MS Exchange
5 57 (52.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (50.46%) Microsoft
7 54 (49.54%) DNS
8 52 (47.71%) DHCP
9 51 (46.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 50 (45.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (44.04%) Citrix
12 45 (41.28%) ITIL
12 45 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (33.94%) Exchange Server 2007
14 34 (31.19%) Firewall
15 33 (30.28%) SAN
15 33 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2003
16 32 (29.36%) SQL
17 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
18 30 (27.52%) XenApp
19 27 (24.77%) Finance
20 26 (23.85%) Windows 8
21 25 (22.94%) Backup Exec
22 24 (22.02%) Windows XP
23 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
23 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
24 21 (19.27%) Office 365
24 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 21 (19.27%) Blackberry
25 19 (17.43%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 58 (53.21%) MS Exchange
2 51 (46.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (33.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (12.84%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (11.93%) SharePoint
6 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (5.50%) IIS
8 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) assyst
2 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.27%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (49.54%) DNS
2 52 (47.71%) DHCP
3 34 (31.19%) Firewall
4 33 (30.28%) SAN
5 19 (17.43%) VPN
6 15 (13.76%) LDAP
7 14 (12.84%) WAN
8 6 (5.50%) VLAN
9 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.59%) VoIP
10 2 (1.83%) WLAN
10 2 (1.83%) LAN
10 2 (1.83%) SNMP
10 2 (1.83%) Internet
11 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.92%) Network Security
11 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.92%) NAS
11 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (8.26%) Release Manager
5 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.34%) Field Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Head of IT
6 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) DBA
10 3 (2.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.75%) Change Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) ITIL Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.92%) CSS
2 1 (0.92%) XML
2 1 (0.92%) XSL
2 1 (0.92%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.92%) VXML
2 1 (0.92%) LAMP
2 1 (0.92%) WinForms
2 1 (0.92%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.92%) jQuery
2 1 (0.92%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Blackberry
2 17 (15.60%) Clustering
3 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.34%) Replication
5 8 (7.34%) BYOD
6 2 (1.83%) FMCG
6 2 (1.83%) Social Network
6 2 (1.83%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.92%) iPhone
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) iPad
7 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (52.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (45.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (23.85%) Windows 8
5 24 (22.02%) Windows XP
6 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.01%) Windows 2000
8 11 (10.09%) Linux
9 4 (3.67%) SUSE
9 4 (3.67%) Debian
9 4 (3.67%) Android
10 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.75%) UNIX
11 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) SDLC
3 16 (14.68%) Change Management
4 15 (13.76%) Service Delivery
5 12 (11.01%) Project Management
5 12 (11.01%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.26%) Release Management
6 9 (8.26%) ITSM
7 8 (7.34%) CRM
7 8 (7.34%) Strategic Management
7 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.34%) High Availability
8 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.50%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.59%) Migration
9 5 (4.59%) Change Control
9 5 (4.59%) Network Management
10 4 (3.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) SQL
2 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.01%) VBScript
4 7 (6.42%) VB
4 7 (6.42%) C#
4 7 (6.42%) Java
5 6 (5.50%) VBA
6 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.83%) C
7 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.92%) Tcl
7 1 (0.92%) VB6
7 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.43%) MCSE
2 19 (17.43%) Degree
3 5 (4.59%) MCP
3 5 (4.59%) MCSA
3 5 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.83%) MCITP
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MOS
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
6 1 (0.92%) CCEE
6 1 (0.92%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (75.23%) Active Directory
2 45 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (27.52%) XenApp
4 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
5 17 (15.60%) VMware ESX
6 15 (13.76%) XenServer
7 4 (3.67%) vSphere
7 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.75%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.83%) Xen
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (22.94%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.34%) WSUS
2 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 8 (7.34%) SCOM
3 2 (1.83%) OpenView
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 64 (58.72%) VMware
2 55 (50.46%) Microsoft
3 48 (44.04%) Citrix
4 14 (12.84%) Cisco
4 14 (12.84%) Symantec
5 11 (10.09%) NetApp
6 10 (9.17%) Oracle
7 8 (7.34%) EMC
7 8 (7.34%) Avaya
8 4 (3.67%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) Trapeze
9 3 (2.75%) Apple
9 3 (2.75%) Google
10 2 (1.83%) BT
10 2 (1.83%) Sage
10 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.83%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.83%) Dell
10 2 (1.83%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
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