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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 57 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.89% 5.16% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.74% 19.39% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 49
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
262 294 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.06% 26.63% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 182 242 305
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £59,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 9 £31,500 -32.25%
Basildon -10 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Harlow -2 3 £27,500 +44.73%
Brentwood -10 3 £42,500 +32.81%
Chelmsford -11 2 £39,337 -
Braintree - 1 £32,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £38,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 48 (55.17%) VMware
4 43 (49.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 42 (48.28%) MS Exchange
6 38 (43.68%) ITIL
6 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (42.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (39.08%) DNS
10 33 (37.93%) DHCP
10 33 (37.93%) Citrix
11 30 (34.48%) Firewall
12 29 (33.33%) Office 365
13 28 (32.18%) MS Excel
14 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
16 23 (26.44%) Hyper-V
17 22 (25.29%) SQL
18 21 (24.14%) Finance
19 19 (21.84%) SAN
20 18 (20.69%) Windows 8
21 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
21 17 (19.54%) Windows XP
21 17 (19.54%) Backup Exec
22 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (18.39%) XenApp
23 14 (16.09%) Blackberry

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 36 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
5 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (12.64%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (5.75%) IIS
9 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (32.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (39.08%) DNS
2 33 (37.93%) DHCP
3 30 (34.48%) Firewall
4 19 (21.84%) SAN
5 14 (16.09%) VPN
6 11 (12.64%) LDAP
7 9 (10.34%) WAN
8 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.45%) SNMP
9 3 (3.45%) LAN
10 2 (2.30%) VoIP
10 2 (2.30%) WLAN
10 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.30%) VLAN
10 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.30%) NAS
10 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.90%) MySQL
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.15%) Subversion
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (8.05%) Field Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Head of IT
6 5 (5.75%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) DBA
7 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.60%) ICT Manager
7 4 (4.60%) IT Support
8 3 (3.45%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.15%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) XSL
3 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.15%) VXML
3 1 (1.15%) WinForms
3 1 (1.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) Clustering
3 10 (11.49%) Replication
4 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.90%) BYOD
6 2 (2.30%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) Life Science
6 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.69%) Windows 8
5 17 (19.54%) Windows XP
6 11 (12.64%) Linux
7 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.34%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.75%) UNIX
9 5 (5.75%) SUSE
10 4 (4.60%) Android
11 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.45%) Debian
12 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 12 (13.79%) Change Management
4 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.34%) SDLC
6 6 (6.90%) High Availability
6 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.90%) Strategic Management
6 6 (6.90%) CRM
7 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.60%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) Network Management
8 4 (4.60%) Change Control
8 4 (4.60%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.45%) Release Management
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.49%) VBScript
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 4 (4.60%) Java
5 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.60%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) VBA
7 2 (2.30%) C
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) Tcl
8 1 (1.15%) VB6
8 1 (1.15%) XPath
8 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.94%) MCSE
3 12 (13.79%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) MCSA
5 5 (5.75%) MCITP
6 3 (3.45%) MCP
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) MOS
8 1 (1.15%) CEH
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.15%) MCTS
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) CCNA
8 1 (1.15%) CCEE
8 1 (1.15%) CCIA
8 1 (1.15%) CISSP
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 37 (42.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (26.44%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.39%) XenApp
5 13 (14.94%) VMware ESX
6 11 (12.64%) XenServer
7 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.45%) WSUS
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
3 2 (2.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) OpenView
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (55.17%) VMware
2 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 33 (37.93%) Citrix
4 10 (11.49%) Oracle
4 10 (11.49%) Cisco
5 8 (9.20%) Symantec
6 6 (6.90%) Avaya
7 5 (5.75%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.60%) Veeam
8 4 (4.60%) Trapeze
9 3 (3.45%) NetApp
9 3 (3.45%) Google
9 3 (3.45%) EMC
9 3 (3.45%) Apple
10 2 (2.30%) Dell
10 2 (2.30%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.15%) Sage
11 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.15%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.15%) HP
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