The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 57 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.28% 5.18% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.64% 14.92% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 67
Average salary £46,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
387 382 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.96% 34.70% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 334 315 336
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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 July 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 July 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 0 23 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Basildon +11 8 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Brentwood -1 6 £32,000 -32.63%
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £22,500 -
Chelmsford -8 1 - -
Epping - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £19,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (56.35%) Citrix
3 104 (52.79%) MS Exchange
4 102 (51.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (40.10%) ITIL
6 77 (39.09%) XenApp
7 76 (38.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 74 (37.56%) Active Directory
9 67 (34.01%) Microsoft
10 60 (30.46%) NetApp
11 55 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (26.40%) DNS
13 49 (24.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 48 (24.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 47 (23.86%) ITSM
15 47 (23.86%) Problem Management
16 46 (23.35%) VMware
16 46 (23.35%) SQL
17 44 (22.34%) Firewall
18 43 (21.83%) SAN
19 36 (18.27%) assyst
20 35 (17.77%) Oracle
20 35 (17.77%) MS Excel
21 32 (16.24%) .NET
21 32 (16.24%) ITIL V3
22 31 (15.74%) MCSE
22 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (15.23%) SAP
24 29 (14.72%) Java
24 29 (14.72%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 104 (52.79%) MS Exchange
2 76 (38.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (24.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (10.15%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (10.15%) Documentum
6 20 (10.15%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.55%) IIS
9 5 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.54%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (18.27%) assyst
2 14 (7.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (4.57%) Magento
3 9 (4.57%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.51%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.40%) DNS
2 44 (22.34%) Firewall
3 43 (21.83%) SAN
4 22 (11.17%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.66%) DHCP
6 14 (7.11%) VPN
7 9 (4.57%) ADSL
8 8 (4.06%) LAN
8 8 (4.06%) WAN
8 8 (4.06%) NAS
9 7 (3.55%) IP Telephony
9 7 (3.55%) VLAN
10 6 (3.05%) VoIP
10 6 (3.05%) Network Security
11 5 (2.54%) SMTP
11 5 (2.54%) VDSL
12 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.02%) Internet
12 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.09%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (13.71%) Law
2 17 (8.63%) Finance
3 9 (4.57%) Marketing
4 5 (2.54%) Publishing
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (18.78%) Analyst
2 36 (18.27%) Problem Manager
3 27 (13.71%) Support Engineer
4 26 (13.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (11.68%) Support Analyst
6 22 (11.17%) Release Manager
7 18 (9.14%) Network Engineer
8 16 (8.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 16 (8.12%) Team Leader
9 15 (7.61%) Desktop Support
10 12 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.09%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) ITIL Manager
12 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) IT Support
13 8 (4.06%) Desktop Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) Administrator
14 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 7 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (3.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.24%) .NET
2 19 (9.64%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.57%) ADSI
4 2 (1.02%) Ajax
4 2 (1.02%) WCF
4 2 (1.02%) WPF
4 2 (1.02%) jQuery
4 2 (1.02%) RESTful
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.63%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.54%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.02%) iPad
4 2 (1.02%) Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.51%) Handset
5 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (51.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (14.72%) Windows 7
4 29 (14.72%) Windows XP
5 25 (12.69%) Windows 8
6 19 (9.64%) Linux
7 15 (7.61%) Windows Vista
8 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.54%) Android
11 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.02%) UNIX
12 1 (0.51%) CentOS
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.10%) ITIL
2 47 (23.86%) ITSM
2 47 (23.86%) Problem Management
3 32 (16.24%) ITIL V3
4 28 (14.21%) Service Management
5 22 (11.17%) Release Management
6 21 (10.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (9.64%) Business Analysis
7 19 (9.64%) Process Management
8 15 (7.61%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.61%) Incident Management
9 14 (7.11%) ITIL V2
10 12 (6.09%) Capacity Management
10 12 (6.09%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.58%) OO
12 10 (5.08%) CRM
13 9 (4.57%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.57%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.06%) Software Deployment
15 5 (2.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.35%) SQL
2 29 (14.72%) Java
3 20 (10.15%) ABAP
4 19 (9.64%) C#
5 17 (8.63%) VBA
5 17 (8.63%) VB
5 17 (8.63%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.08%) PHP
7 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.54%) VBScript
9 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (24.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (15.74%) MCSE
3 23 (11.68%) Degree
4 21 (10.66%) MCITP
5 15 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (6.60%) MCP
7 10 (5.08%) MCSA
8 5 (2.54%) CCA
8 5 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.52%) CCEA
11 2 (1.02%) CCNA
11 2 (1.02%) VCDX
11 2 (1.02%) NCDA
11 2 (1.02%) NCIE
11 2 (1.02%) VCAP
11 2 (1.02%) VTSP
11 2 (1.02%) VCP5
12 1 (0.51%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (39.09%) XenApp
2 74 (37.56%) Active Directory
3 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (10.66%) Hyper-V
5 18 (9.14%) vSphere
6 7 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.55%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.05%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.54%) XenServer
9 3 (1.52%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.02%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (14.72%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.55%) ARCserve
2 7 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.05%) WSUS
4 5 (2.54%) SCCM
5 4 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.02%) SCOM
6 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.02%) Legato
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 111 (56.35%) Citrix
2 67 (34.01%) Microsoft
3 60 (30.46%) NetApp
4 46 (23.35%) VMware
5 35 (17.77%) Oracle
6 30 (15.23%) SAP
7 27 (13.71%) EMC
8 25 (12.69%) Cisco
9 23 (11.68%) Symantec
10 14 (7.11%) Remedy
11 12 (6.09%) Sophos
12 10 (5.08%) McAfee
13 9 (4.57%) JD Edwards
13 9 (4.57%) Juniper
14 8 (4.06%) WatchGuard
15 7 (3.55%) Veeam
16 6 (3.05%) LANDesk
16 6 (3.05%) Red Hat
17 5 (2.54%) Avaya
17 5 (2.54%) Draytek
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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