The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 139 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.58% 3.73% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.75% 11.45% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 126 70 85
Average salary £33,750 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £16,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
670 690 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.90% 32.58% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 551 511 681
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Watford +11 42 £41,500 +4.40% 7
Stevenage +10 27 £32,500 +103.12% 2
Berkhamsted - 12 £37,000 -
St Albans +6 10 £30,000 -14.89% 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 5 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Hemel Hempstead -22 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Rickmansworth - 4 £27,500 -
Potters Bar - 3 £32,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +6 2 £22,000 -41.33%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (61.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 164 (60.07%) Microsoft
4 153 (56.04%) Active Directory
5 131 (47.99%) VMware
6 117 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 115 (42.12%) MS Office
8 114 (41.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (37.36%) MS Exchange
10 96 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (29.67%) Hyper-V
12 80 (29.30%) SQL
13 70 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 69 (25.27%) TCP/IP
15 68 (24.91%) Cisco
16 62 (22.71%) Windows XP
17 59 (21.61%) Citrix
18 53 (19.41%) Exchange Server 2007
19 52 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
20 51 (18.68%) SQL Server
21 45 (16.48%) Firewall
22 43 (15.75%) Windows 7
23 41 (15.02%) IIS
23 41 (15.02%) DNS
24 40 (14.65%) Windows Vista
25 39 (14.29%) LAN
26 33 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
27 32 (11.72%) Windows 8
27 32 (11.72%) DHCP
27 32 (11.72%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 102 (37.36%) MS Exchange
2 70 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (19.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (15.02%) IIS
5 33 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (11.36%) SharePoint
7 19 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (5.49%) Lync
9 14 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.93%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.10%) Apache
12 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.73%) CMS
13 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 117 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 115 (42.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Office 365
2 10 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.47%) PaaS
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (25.27%) TCP/IP
2 45 (16.48%) Firewall
3 41 (15.02%) DNS
4 39 (14.29%) LAN
5 32 (11.72%) DHCP
5 32 (11.72%) SAN
6 31 (11.36%) WAN
7 21 (7.69%) VoIP
8 18 (6.59%) Internet
9 11 (4.03%) VPN
10 10 (3.66%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.93%) Intranet
12 7 (2.56%) Wireless
12 7 (2.56%) NAS
12 7 (2.56%) Telnet
13 6 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.20%) MPLS
13 6 (2.20%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.83%) PBX
14 5 (1.83%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.83%) MySQL
6 4 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (10.26%) Finance
2 17 (6.23%) Retail
3 10 (3.66%) Legal
4 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (31.14%) Support Engineer
2 62 (22.71%) Analyst
3 42 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (14.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 33 (12.09%) Support Analyst
5 33 (12.09%) IT Support
6 31 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (7.33%) Technical Support
9 19 (6.96%) Help Desk Analyst
10 18 (6.59%) Server Engineer
10 18 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 16 (5.86%) Architect
12 15 (5.49%) Server Support
12 15 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (5.13%) Desktop Support
13 14 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (4.76%) Consultant
14 13 (4.76%) Developer
14 13 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.96%) .NET
2 13 (4.76%) HTML
3 11 (4.03%) XML
4 10 (3.66%) Web Services
5 9 (3.30%) CSS
5 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.56%) XSLT
6 7 (2.56%) Ajax
7 4 (1.47%) SOAP
7 4 (1.47%) REST
8 3 (1.10%) COM
8 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.73%) WAP
9 2 (0.73%) LAMP
9 2 (0.73%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.73%) WCF
10 1 (0.37%) jQuery
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Clustering
2 10 (3.66%) Replication
3 9 (3.30%) CLARiiON
3 9 (3.30%) FlexPod
4 8 (2.93%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.93%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.93%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.47%) PACS
7 4 (1.47%) iPhone
8 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.10%) IVR
9 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.73%) EMC Centera
9 2 (0.73%) iPad
9 2 (0.73%) Celerra
9 2 (0.73%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 273 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (61.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 114 (41.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (22.71%) Windows XP
5 43 (15.75%) Windows 7
6 40 (14.65%) Windows Vista
7 32 (11.72%) Windows 8
8 23 (8.42%) Linux
9 9 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.83%) UNIX
12 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.73%) SUSE
13 2 (0.73%) Debian
13 2 (0.73%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.37%) VMS
14 1 (0.37%) NetWare
14 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.62%) ITIL
2 19 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (4.76%) Network Design
4 10 (3.66%) Problem Management
4 10 (3.66%) Time Management
4 10 (3.66%) Software Deployment
4 10 (3.66%) Change Management
5 9 (3.30%) Project Management
5 9 (3.30%) E-Commerce
6 7 (2.56%) Data Security
6 7 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (2.56%) Network Management
7 6 (2.20%) CRM
8 5 (1.83%) Service Management
8 5 (1.83%) Service Delivery
8 5 (1.83%) Migration
8 5 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (1.47%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.10%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 80 (29.30%) SQL
2 17 (6.23%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.40%) VBScript
4 11 (4.03%) C#
5 9 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.93%) C
7 7 (2.56%) VB
8 5 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.10%) Java
10 2 (0.73%) VBA
11 1 (0.37%) VB6
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) R
11 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (10.99%) CCNA
4 26 (9.52%) MCP
5 25 (9.16%) MCSE
6 24 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (7.69%) MCITP
8 18 (6.59%) MCTS
8 18 (6.59%) Degree
9 8 (2.93%) MCSA
10 7 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.56%) CCEE
10 7 (2.56%) CCAA
10 7 (2.56%) CCIA
11 5 (1.83%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.47%) VCP5
12 4 (1.47%) VCP4
13 2 (0.73%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.59%) SLA
2 6 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.47%) HL7
3 4 (1.47%) DICOM
4 2 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (56.04%) Active Directory
2 96 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (29.67%) Hyper-V
4 28 (10.26%) VMware ESX
5 26 (9.52%) vSphere
6 12 (4.40%) XenApp
7 11 (4.03%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.20%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.47%) vCloud
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.37%) XenServer
12 1 (0.37%) NFS
12 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.37%) Squid
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (3.30%) SCCM
2 7 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (1.83%) SCOM
3 5 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.10%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.73%) Legato
7 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.37%) WMI
7 1 (0.37%) WSUS
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 164 (60.07%) Microsoft
2 131 (47.99%) VMware
3 68 (24.91%) Cisco
4 59 (21.61%) Citrix
5 30 (10.99%) Apple
6 27 (9.89%) HP
7 21 (7.69%) Symantec
8 16 (5.86%) NetApp
9 11 (4.03%) Novell
9 11 (4.03%) Dell
10 9 (3.30%) EMC
10 9 (3.30%) Oracle
10 9 (3.30%) CommVault
11 8 (2.93%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.56%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.56%) McAfee
12 7 (2.56%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.20%) Sophos
14 5 (1.83%) SAP
15 4 (1.47%) IBM
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: Up to £20,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + X-Train to Microsoft Dynamics CRM!
Posted: 12 days ago