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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.28% 4.34% 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.83% 13.19% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 48
Average salary £35,000 £35,842 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.34% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
254 364 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.13% 32.91% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 203 318 298
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Basildon +9 10 £33,250 -2.73%
Colchester -9 8 £41,000 +49.09%
Brentwood +5 4 - -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Witham - 3 £35,000 -
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £22,500 -
Harlow +8 1 £19,000 -62.00%
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (54.89%) Citrix
3 72 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (53.38%) MS Exchange
5 62 (46.62%) ITIL
6 45 (33.83%) XenApp
6 45 (33.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 42 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 41 (30.83%) Active Directory
8 41 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (29.32%) NetApp
10 31 (23.31%) Firewall
10 31 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (22.56%) DNS
12 29 (21.80%) VMware
13 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
14 26 (19.55%) SQL
14 26 (19.55%) ITSM
14 26 (19.55%) Problem Management
14 26 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2007
15 25 (18.80%) SAN
16 24 (18.05%) Cisco
16 24 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2013
17 22 (16.54%) ITIL V3
17 22 (16.54%) Windows XP
18 21 (15.79%) MCSE
19 20 (15.04%) Service Management
19 20 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2003
20 19 (14.29%) Windows 7
20 19 (14.29%) .NET

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 71 (53.38%) MS Exchange
2 45 (33.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (9.02%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (9.02%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (9.02%) Documentum
7 8 (6.02%) IIS
8 5 (3.76%) CMS
9 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (12.78%) assyst
2 8 (6.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.01%) SAP Business One
4 3 (2.26%) Magento
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) Firewall
2 30 (22.56%) DNS
3 25 (18.80%) SAN
4 18 (13.53%) DHCP
5 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.27%) VPN
6 8 (6.02%) VoIP
7 7 (5.26%) VLAN
8 6 (4.51%) IP Telephony
8 6 (4.51%) Network Security
9 5 (3.76%) LAN
9 5 (3.76%) WAN
9 5 (3.76%) SMTP
10 4 (3.01%) ADSL
11 3 (2.26%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.50%) LDAP
12 2 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) MySQL
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MSI
2 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (13.53%) Law
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.01%) Publishing
5 3 (2.26%) Marketing
6 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Problem Manager
2 21 (15.79%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.77%) Desktop Support
5 13 (9.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (9.77%) Release Manager
6 11 (8.27%) Team Leader
6 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 10 (7.52%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) IT Support
9 7 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 7 (5.26%) Administrator
9 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support Technician
10 6 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 6 (4.51%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) .NET
2 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.01%) ADSI
4 2 (1.50%) Ajax
4 2 (1.50%) RESTful
4 2 (1.50%) jQuery
4 2 (1.50%) WCF
4 2 (1.50%) WPF
4 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) iPad
5 2 (1.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.54%) Windows XP
5 19 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 14 (10.53%) Linux
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.76%) Android
9 4 (3.01%) CentOS
10 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.62%) ITIL
2 26 (19.55%) ITSM
2 26 (19.55%) Problem Management
3 22 (16.54%) ITIL V3
4 20 (15.04%) Service Management
5 15 (11.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (9.77%) Release Management
7 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.52%) Process Management
8 9 (6.77%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.02%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.02%) Capacity Management
9 8 (6.02%) ITIL V2
10 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.26%) ERP
11 6 (4.51%) Project Management
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.51%) Software Deployment
12 5 (3.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.55%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) Java
3 12 (9.02%) ABAP
4 11 (8.27%) C#
5 9 (6.77%) VBA
5 9 (6.77%) VB
5 9 (6.77%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.01%) PHP
8 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.79%) MCSE
3 13 (9.77%) Degree
4 8 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.26%) MCP
5 7 (5.26%) MCITP
6 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.01%) MCTS
7 4 (3.01%) MCSA
7 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.01%) MCSM
8 2 (1.50%) NCDA
8 2 (1.50%) NCIE
8 2 (1.50%) VCDX
8 2 (1.50%) CCNA
8 2 (1.50%) CCA
8 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.50%) VCAP
8 2 (1.50%) VTSP
8 2 (1.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (33.83%) XenApp
2 41 (30.83%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.27%) vSphere
5 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.26%) XenServer
7 6 (4.51%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.26%) Opsview
3 2 (1.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.50%) SCOM
3 2 (1.50%) Legato
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.75%) SCSM
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 73 (54.89%) Citrix
2 42 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 39 (29.32%) NetApp
4 29 (21.80%) VMware
5 24 (18.05%) Cisco
6 19 (14.29%) Oracle
6 19 (14.29%) SAP
7 16 (12.03%) EMC
8 14 (10.53%) Symantec
9 8 (6.02%) Remedy
10 6 (4.51%) Polycom
10 6 (4.51%) IPFX
11 5 (3.76%) Avaya
12 3 (2.26%) JD Edwards
12 3 (2.26%) HP
13 2 (1.50%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.50%) Dell
13 2 (1.50%) Juniper
13 2 (1.50%) CommVault
13 2 (1.50%) Pegasus