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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.62% 5.43% 7.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.41% 16.01% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61 48 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,350
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
364 381 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.51% 33.90% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 312 310 342
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 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 30 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 -2 19 £52,500 -16.00%
Basildon +10 6 £38,750 +34.78% 1
Brentwood 0 6 £32,000 -32.63%
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £22,500 -
Chelmsford -6 1 - -
Epping - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (56.61%) Citrix
3 99 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 98 (51.85%) MS Exchange
5 75 (39.68%) ITIL
6 74 (39.15%) XenApp
7 73 (38.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 68 (35.98%) Active Directory
9 64 (33.86%) Microsoft
10 57 (30.16%) NetApp
11 53 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (25.40%) DNS
13 47 (24.87%) VMware
14 46 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2013
15 45 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (23.28%) ITSM
16 44 (23.28%) Problem Management
17 43 (22.75%) Firewall
17 43 (22.75%) SQL
18 41 (21.69%) SAN
19 34 (17.99%) MS Excel
20 33 (17.46%) assyst
20 33 (17.46%) Oracle
21 32 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (16.40%) MCSE
23 30 (15.87%) .NET
23 30 (15.87%) ITIL V3
24 28 (14.81%) SAP
24 28 (14.81%) Windows XP
24 28 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 98 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 73 (38.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (10.05%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (10.05%) Documentum
6 19 (10.05%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.70%) IIS
9 5 (2.65%) CMS
10 4 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (17.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (17.46%) assyst
2 13 (6.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (4.23%) Magento
3 8 (4.23%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.53%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.40%) DNS
2 43 (22.75%) Firewall
3 41 (21.69%) SAN
4 21 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 20 (10.58%) DHCP
6 12 (6.35%) VPN
7 9 (4.76%) ADSL
8 8 (4.23%) NAS
8 8 (4.23%) WAN
8 8 (4.23%) LAN
9 7 (3.70%) IP Telephony
9 7 (3.70%) VLAN
10 6 (3.17%) Network Security
11 5 (2.65%) VoIP
11 5 (2.65%) SMTP
11 5 (2.65%) VDSL
12 2 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.06%) LDAP
12 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (13.76%) Law
2 17 (8.99%) Finance
3 8 (4.23%) Marketing
4 5 (2.65%) Publishing
5 3 (1.59%) Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Legal
5 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (17.99%) Analyst
1 34 (17.99%) Problem Manager
2 26 (13.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 26 (13.76%) Support Engineer
3 22 (11.64%) Support Analyst
4 21 (11.11%) Release Manager
5 17 (8.99%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.94%) Team Leader
6 15 (7.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 14 (7.41%) Desktop Support
8 13 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.35%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
10 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) IT Support
11 8 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Administrator
12 7 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.87%) .NET
2 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.76%) ADSI
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.06%) RESTful
4 2 (1.06%) jQuery
4 2 (1.06%) Ajax
4 2 (1.06%) WCF
4 2 (1.06%) WPF
5 1 (0.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.65%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.06%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.06%) iPad
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 26 (13.76%) Windows 7
6 22 (11.64%) Windows 8
7 19 (10.05%) Linux
8 13 (6.88%) Windows Vista
9 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.65%) Android
12 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.06%) UNIX
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.68%) ITIL
2 44 (23.28%) ITSM
2 44 (23.28%) Problem Management
3 30 (15.87%) ITIL V3
4 27 (14.29%) Service Management
5 21 (11.11%) Release Management
6 20 (10.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 18 (9.52%) Process Management
8 15 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.88%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.88%) ITIL V2
10 12 (6.35%) Capacity Management
10 12 (6.35%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.29%) OO
12 9 (4.76%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.76%) CRM
13 8 (4.23%) Software Deployment
13 8 (4.23%) E-Commerce
14 5 (2.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.75%) SQL
2 27 (14.29%) Java
3 19 (10.05%) ABAP
4 18 (9.52%) C#
5 16 (8.47%) VBA
5 16 (8.47%) VB
5 16 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.76%) PHP
6 9 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.65%) VBScript
8 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (16.40%) MCSE
3 21 (11.11%) Degree
3 21 (11.11%) MCITP
4 13 (6.88%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (6.88%) MCP
5 10 (5.29%) MCSA
6 5 (2.65%) CCA
6 5 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.59%) CCEA
9 2 (1.06%) VCP5
9 2 (1.06%) VCAP
9 2 (1.06%) VTSP
9 2 (1.06%) VCDX
9 2 (1.06%) NCDA
9 2 (1.06%) NCIE
9 2 (1.06%) CCNA
10 1 (0.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (39.15%) XenApp
2 68 (35.98%) Active Directory
3 32 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 18 (9.52%) vSphere
6 7 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.17%) XenServer
8 5 (2.65%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.59%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.76%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.70%) ARCserve
3 5 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.12%) WSUS
4 4 (2.12%) SCCM
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.06%) Legato
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 107 (56.61%) Citrix
2 64 (33.86%) Microsoft
3 57 (30.16%) NetApp
4 47 (24.87%) VMware
5 33 (17.46%) Oracle
6 28 (14.81%) SAP
7 25 (13.23%) EMC
7 25 (13.23%) Cisco
8 20 (10.58%) Symantec
9 13 (6.88%) Remedy
10 10 (5.29%) Sophos
11 9 (4.76%) Juniper
12 8 (4.23%) WatchGuard
12 8 (4.23%) JD Edwards
12 8 (4.23%) McAfee
13 7 (3.70%) Veeam
14 6 (3.17%) LANDesk
14 6 (3.17%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.65%) Avaya
15 5 (2.65%) Draytek
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