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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.25% 3.68% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.89% 15.60% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 36
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -26.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £40,000 £52,000
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
307 250 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.47% 23.61% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 223 209 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 5 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Harlow +2 5 £25,000 +25.00%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
Witham - 2 £35,000 -
Billericay +10 1 £30,000 +62.16%
Braintree - 1 £29,247 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 63 (57.27%) Active Directory
4 57 (51.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (50.91%) MS Exchange
5 56 (50.91%) Microsoft
6 47 (42.73%) DNS
7 46 (41.82%) VMware
8 40 (36.36%) Firewall
8 40 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (32.73%) Citrix
10 36 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 32 (29.09%) DHCP
12 31 (28.18%) MS Excel
12 31 (28.18%) Windows 8
13 28 (25.45%) ITIL
13 28 (25.45%) Cisco
13 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (23.64%) VPN
14 26 (23.64%) Blackberry
14 26 (23.64%) Windows 7
15 25 (22.73%) SAN
15 25 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
16 23 (20.91%) Windows XP
16 23 (20.91%) Symantec
17 22 (20.00%) MCSE
18 20 (18.18%) Linux
19 19 (17.27%) HP
19 19 (17.27%) Backup Exec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.91%) MS Exchange
2 40 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.64%) CMS
8 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.73%) IIS
9 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.91%) Lync
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (28.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (42.73%) DNS
2 40 (36.36%) Firewall
3 32 (29.09%) DHCP
4 26 (23.64%) VPN
5 25 (22.73%) SAN
6 10 (9.09%) VoIP
7 6 (5.45%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.45%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (4.55%) WAN
8 5 (4.55%) LAN
9 4 (3.64%) SMTP
10 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.82%) LDAP
11 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.36%) MySQL
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Law
3 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) Consultant
4 15 (13.64%) Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 9 (8.18%) Wintel Consultant
8 6 (5.45%) Support Specialist
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) IT Support
10 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.64%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
11 3 (2.73%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) LAMP
2 4 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.18%) Clustering
3 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.82%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 57 (51.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (28.18%) Windows 8
5 26 (23.64%) Windows 7
6 23 (20.91%) Windows XP
7 20 (18.18%) Linux
8 11 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (5.45%) CentOS
9 6 (5.45%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.91%) Android
12 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) ITIL
2 11 (10.00%) Project Management
2 11 (10.00%) ERP
2 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.36%) Change Management
4 7 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (5.45%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.64%) Migration
7 4 (3.64%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.64%) WFM
8 3 (2.73%) Network Design
8 3 (2.73%) Pay per click
8 3 (2.73%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.73%) ITSM
9 2 (1.82%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.82%) Regression Testing
9 2 (1.82%) Data Management
9 2 (1.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.82%) C
5 1 (0.91%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) Java
5 1 (0.91%) VB
5 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (20.00%) MCSE
3 10 (9.09%) MCITP
4 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.55%) MCP
5 4 (3.64%) MCSM
5 4 (3.64%) MCTS
6 2 (1.82%) MCSA
6 2 (1.82%) CCA
6 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) VCDX
6 2 (1.82%) NCDA
6 2 (1.82%) NCIE
6 2 (1.82%) VCAP
6 2 (1.82%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (57.27%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (9.09%) XenServer
5 10 (9.09%) vSphere
6 6 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 5 (4.55%) XenApp
8 4 (3.64%) Xen
8 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.73%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) Backup Exec
2 10 (9.09%) SCCM
3 7 (6.36%) SCOM
4 6 (5.45%) Opsview
5 5 (4.55%) WSUS
6 2 (1.82%) Legato
6 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.82%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 56 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.82%) VMware
3 36 (32.73%) Citrix
4 28 (25.45%) Cisco
5 23 (20.91%) Symantec
6 19 (17.27%) HP
7 8 (7.27%) NetApp
8 6 (5.45%) IPFX
8 6 (5.45%) Polycom
9 5 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (4.55%) Brocade
9 5 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.64%) Sage
10 4 (3.64%) Avaya
10 4 (3.64%) Dell
10 4 (3.64%) EMC
10 4 (3.64%) Oracle
10 4 (3.64%) SAP
10 4 (3.64%) Veeam
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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