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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 197 132 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.67% 5.33% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.45% 17.51% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 167 127 129
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
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
774 754 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.05% 30.43% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 608 631 648
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,775
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 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +4 56 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Watford +11 33 £29,500 +7.27% 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 25 £50,000 +51.51% 1
St Albans -14 11 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Stevenage 0 10 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Borehamwood +3 3 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Potters Bar - 3 £21,750 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £36,000 -
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 27 April 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (74.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 180 (64.29%) VMware
4 178 (63.57%) Active Directory
5 169 (60.36%) Microsoft
6 150 (53.57%) MS Exchange
7 109 (38.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 98 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (33.93%) Cisco
10 93 (33.21%) SQL Server
11 91 (32.50%) Citrix
12 86 (30.71%) MS Excel
12 86 (30.71%) Windows 7
13 76 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 71 (25.36%) MS Office
15 70 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 70 (25.00%) Firewall
16 69 (24.64%) DNS
17 66 (23.57%) Exchange Server 2003
18 63 (22.50%) DHCP
18 63 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 58 (20.71%) VMware ESX
19 58 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
20 57 (20.36%) Hyper-V
20 57 (20.36%) vSphere
21 55 (19.64%) IIS
22 53 (18.93%) Windows XP
23 52 (18.57%) Blackberry
24 50 (17.86%) TCP/IP
25 46 (16.43%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (53.57%) MS Exchange
2 109 (38.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (23.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 55 (19.64%) IIS
6 36 (12.86%) SharePoint
7 34 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.36%) Documentum
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
Applications
1 86 (30.71%) MS Excel
2 71 (25.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.07%) Office 365
2 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (25.00%) Firewall
2 69 (24.64%) DNS
3 63 (22.50%) DHCP
4 50 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 46 (16.43%) SAN
6 41 (14.64%) WAN
7 32 (11.43%) LAN
8 21 (7.50%) VLAN
9 16 (5.71%) VPN
10 11 (3.93%) Internet
10 11 (3.93%) MPLS
11 10 (3.57%) DSL
12 8 (2.86%) POP3
12 8 (2.86%) SMTP
12 8 (2.86%) NAS
13 7 (2.50%) Wireless
14 6 (2.14%) BIG-IP
14 6 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
15 5 (1.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (33.21%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (12.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.86%) MySQL
8 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.71%) MSI
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (6.79%) Publishing
2 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.86%) Finance
3 4 (1.43%) Retail
4 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 59 (21.07%) Analyst
2 55 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 36 (12.86%) Support Analyst
6 34 (12.14%) Administrator
7 23 (8.21%) Server Support
8 21 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (6.43%) IT Support
10 17 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.71%) Technical Support
12 12 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (4.29%) Server Administrator
12 12 (4.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.93%) Help Desk Support
13 11 (3.93%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.86%) .NET
2 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.43%) Entity Framework
3 4 (1.43%) jQuery
3 4 (1.43%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.43%) SOAP
3 4 (1.43%) Web Services
3 4 (1.43%) XML
3 4 (1.43%) XSL
3 4 (1.43%) XSLT
3 4 (1.43%) WSDL
3 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.36%) JSON
4 1 (0.36%) WCF
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.57%) Blackberry
2 42 (15.00%) Clustering
3 13 (4.64%) Fat Client
3 13 (4.64%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.93%) Replication
5 8 (2.86%) Statistics
6 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.79%) iPhone
7 5 (1.79%) PDA
8 3 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Handset
9 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) Wiki
9 2 (0.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (74.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 86 (30.71%) Windows 7
4 76 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (18.93%) Windows XP
6 34 (12.14%) Windows 2000
7 30 (10.71%) Windows 8
8 29 (10.36%) Windows Vista
9 16 (5.71%) Linux
10 8 (2.86%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.79%) Android
12 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.71%) UNIX
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.43%) ITIL
2 22 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (5.36%) Mentoring
5 14 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
6 13 (4.64%) Service Management
6 13 (4.64%) Migration
7 11 (3.93%) Project Management
8 10 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 10 (3.57%) Capacity Management
9 9 (3.21%) Line Management
9 9 (3.21%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.86%) Project Planning
10 8 (2.86%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.86%) Time Management
11 7 (2.50%) Performance Management
11 7 (2.50%) Coaching
11 7 (2.50%) Scrum
11 7 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.64%) SQL
2 38 (13.57%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.21%) PHP
4 6 (2.14%) C#
5 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.43%) VB
7 3 (1.07%) C
8 2 (0.71%) Java
8 2 (0.71%) VBA
8 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (14.64%) MCSA
3 40 (14.29%) MCSE
4 31 (11.07%) MCP
5 29 (10.36%) MCITP
6 25 (8.93%) Security Cleared
7 23 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (8.21%) SC Cleared
8 20 (7.14%) CCNA
9 19 (6.79%) MCTS
9 19 (6.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (5.36%) Degree
11 13 (4.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (2.86%) CCNP
13 3 (1.07%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.07%) MCDST
14 1 (0.36%) VCP4
14 1 (0.36%) CCIA
14 1 (0.36%) VCP5
14 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.57%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 178 (63.57%) Active Directory
2 98 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (20.71%) VMware ESX
4 57 (20.36%) Hyper-V
4 57 (20.36%) vSphere
5 42 (15.00%) XenApp
6 35 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 34 (12.14%) vCloud
8 24 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (4.29%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.86%) Xen
11 6 (2.14%) NLBS
12 5 (1.79%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.43%) NFS
14 2 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (13.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 38 (13.57%) SCCM
3 36 (12.86%) Backup Exec
4 35 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 16 (5.71%) SCOM
6 10 (3.57%) WSUS
7 4 (1.43%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 180 (64.29%) VMware
2 169 (60.36%) Microsoft
3 95 (33.93%) Cisco
4 91 (32.50%) Citrix
5 41 (14.64%) Symantec
6 34 (12.14%) Sophos
6 34 (12.14%) Veritas
7 26 (9.29%) HP
8 11 (3.93%) Dell
9 10 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.86%) Apple
11 7 (2.50%) Acronis
12 5 (1.79%) McAfee
12 5 (1.79%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.43%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.43%) EMC
14 3 (1.07%) NetApp
14 3 (1.07%) Novell
14 3 (1.07%) Fujitsu
15 2 (0.71%) Veeam
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + progression and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 7 days ago