The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 175 134 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.80% 5.31% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.49% 18.33% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 134 125 106
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
745 731 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.18% 28.96% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 555 606 586
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead +10 51 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +9 30 £48,750 +47.72% 2
Watford +2 30 £29,500 -10.60% 1
St Albans -19 10 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Stevenage +6 6 £45,750 +34.55%
Borehamwood +3 3 £32,500 +44.44%
Berkhamsted 0 2 - -
Hertford - 1 £70,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £20,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 233 (78.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 200 (67.57%) VMware
4 186 (62.84%) Active Directory
5 176 (59.46%) Microsoft
6 150 (50.68%) MS Exchange
7 113 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 103 (34.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 100 (33.78%) Citrix
10 97 (32.77%) SQL Server
11 89 (30.07%) Cisco
12 88 (29.73%) MS Excel
13 84 (28.38%) Windows 7
14 74 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 73 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 71 (23.99%) DNS
16 71 (23.99%) MS Office
17 67 (22.64%) Firewall
18 66 (22.30%) DHCP
19 62 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2007
19 62 (20.95%) Hyper-V
20 61 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2003
21 60 (20.27%) VMware ESX
21 60 (20.27%) vSphere
22 55 (18.58%) TCP/IP
22 55 (18.58%) ITIL
23 52 (17.57%) Windows XP
24 51 (17.23%) IIS
24 51 (17.23%) SQL Server 2008
25 50 (16.89%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 150 (50.68%) MS Exchange
2 103 (34.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 61 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 51 (17.23%) IIS
6 40 (13.51%) SharePoint
7 34 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.34%) Documentum
12 1 (0.34%) CMS
12 1 (0.34%) Lync
12 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 88 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 71 (23.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) HipChat
4 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.43%) Office 365
2 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 71 (23.99%) DNS
2 67 (22.64%) Firewall
3 66 (22.30%) DHCP
4 55 (18.58%) TCP/IP
5 50 (16.89%) SAN
6 40 (13.51%) WAN
7 31 (10.47%) LAN
8 24 (8.11%) VLAN
9 20 (6.76%) VPN
10 11 (3.72%) Internet
11 10 (3.38%) MPLS
11 10 (3.38%) DSL
12 9 (3.04%) NAS
13 8 (2.70%) POP3
13 8 (2.70%) SMTP
14 6 (2.03%) BIG-IP
14 6 (2.03%) Wireless
14 6 (2.03%) VoIP
15 5 (1.69%) DMZ
15 5 (1.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.77%) SQL Server
2 51 (17.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (10.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 19 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.38%) MySQL
7 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) MSI
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (6.42%) Publishing
2 9 (3.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.70%) Finance
4 5 (1.69%) Retail
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (22.64%) Analyst
2 54 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (14.19%) Support Analyst
4 40 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 37 (12.50%) Administrator
6 33 (11.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (8.45%) Server Support
8 21 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (6.42%) IT Support
10 17 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.39%) Consultant
11 13 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (4.39%) Server Administrator
12 12 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (3.38%) Server Analyst
13 10 (3.38%) Server Support Analyst
13 10 (3.38%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.70%) .NET
2 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.35%) Entity Framework
3 4 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.35%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.35%) jQuery
3 4 (1.35%) WSDL
3 4 (1.35%) SOAP
3 4 (1.35%) Web Services
3 4 (1.35%) XML
3 4 (1.35%) XSL
3 4 (1.35%) XSLT
4 1 (0.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) WCF
4 1 (0.34%) JSON
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.88%) Blackberry
2 39 (13.18%) Clustering
3 15 (5.07%) Fat Client
3 15 (5.07%) Thin Client
4 12 (4.05%) Replication
5 8 (2.70%) Statistics
6 7 (2.36%) Handset
7 6 (2.03%) iPhone
8 5 (1.69%) PDA
8 5 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.68%) Wiki
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.34%) Open Source
11 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 233 (78.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 84 (28.38%) Windows 7
4 73 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (17.57%) Windows XP
6 29 (9.80%) Windows 2000
7 27 (9.12%) Windows 8
8 22 (7.43%) Windows Vista
9 20 (6.76%) Linux
10 8 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.69%) Android
13 2 (0.68%) UNIX
14 1 (0.34%) VMS
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.58%) ITIL
2 21 (7.09%) Mentoring
3 19 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (5.41%) Migration
6 15 (5.07%) Project Management
6 15 (5.07%) Database Mirroring
7 12 (4.05%) Line Management
7 12 (4.05%) Capacity Management
8 11 (3.72%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.38%) Service Management
10 9 (3.04%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.70%) Time Management
11 8 (2.70%) Coaching
11 8 (2.70%) Project Planning
11 8 (2.70%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.70%) Change Management
11 8 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.36%) ITSM
12 7 (2.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.53%) SQL
2 40 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.04%) PHP
4 8 (2.70%) C
4 8 (2.70%) C#
5 6 (2.03%) VB
6 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.68%) VBA
8 2 (0.68%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.20%) MCSA
3 44 (14.86%) MCSE
4 34 (11.49%) MCITP
5 33 (11.15%) MCP
6 25 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (7.77%) CCNA
8 21 (7.09%) Security Cleared
9 20 (6.76%) MCTS
10 19 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (5.07%) Degree
11 15 (5.07%) SC Cleared
12 14 (4.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (2.36%) CCNP
14 3 (1.01%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.68%) MCDST
15 2 (0.68%) CCA
15 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
16 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.34%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.46%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 186 (62.84%) Active Directory
2 113 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (20.95%) Hyper-V
4 60 (20.27%) VMware ESX
4 60 (20.27%) vSphere
5 44 (14.86%) XenApp
6 34 (11.49%) XenDesktop
7 32 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (9.80%) vCloud
9 18 (6.08%) Terminal Services
10 9 (3.04%) Xen
11 6 (2.03%) NLBS
11 6 (2.03%) VMware Server
11 6 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.35%) NFS
13 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.68%) XenServer
14 2 (0.68%) Firmware
15 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (16.55%) SCCM
2 34 (11.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 31 (10.47%) Backup Exec
4 29 (9.80%) NetBackup
5 16 (5.41%) SCOM
6 12 (4.05%) WSUS
7 3 (1.01%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 200 (67.57%) VMware
2 176 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 100 (33.78%) Citrix
4 89 (30.07%) Cisco
5 36 (12.16%) Symantec
6 31 (10.47%) HP
7 30 (10.14%) Veritas
8 29 (9.80%) Sophos
9 15 (5.07%) Dell
10 10 (3.38%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.70%) Apple
12 6 (2.03%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.69%) McAfee
13 5 (1.69%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.35%) Acronis
15 3 (1.01%) NetApp
15 3 (1.01%) Novell
15 3 (1.01%) Oracle
16 2 (0.68%) Zeacom
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Anantha Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Posted: 10 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience and certific
Posted: 12 days ago
St. Albans
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Edge IT Consulting Limited
Salary: From £22,500 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago