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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 135 75 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.60% 3.69% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.55% 11.96% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 112 68 98
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £50,000 £47,500
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
657 627 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.27% 30.86% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 535 470 715
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +19 37 £40,750 +7.94% 3
Stevenage +15 31 £16,500 +3.12% 2
St Albans -6 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Welwyn Garden City +14 7 £30,500 +35.55%
Letchworth - 7 £35,500 -
Berkhamsted - 6 £40,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 4 £32,750 -
Hitchin - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford +10 2 £22,000 -41.33%
Baldock - 2 £35,000 -
Hertford -7 1 £29,000 -31.76%
Hemel Hempstead -31 1 £40,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (60.22%) Microsoft
3 161 (59.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 156 (57.99%) Active Directory
5 132 (49.07%) VMware
6 113 (42.01%) MS Excel
6 113 (42.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (40.15%) MS Exchange
8 100 (37.17%) MS Office
9 98 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (28.25%) Hyper-V
11 70 (26.02%) SQL
12 68 (25.28%) TCP/IP
13 64 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 63 (23.42%) Cisco
15 59 (21.93%) Citrix
16 55 (20.45%) Windows XP
17 54 (20.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 49 (18.22%) SQL Server
18 49 (18.22%) DNS
18 49 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2007
19 47 (17.47%) Firewall
20 41 (15.24%) Windows 7
21 38 (14.13%) IIS
21 38 (14.13%) LAN
21 38 (14.13%) Finance
22 37 (13.75%) DHCP
23 34 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (12.64%) Windows Vista
24 32 (11.90%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 108 (40.15%) MS Exchange
2 64 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (14.13%) IIS
5 28 (10.41%) SharePoint
5 28 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (8.18%) Lync
7 21 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.12%) Apache
12 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.74%) CMS
12 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 113 (42.01%) MS Excel
2 100 (37.17%) 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 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (4.09%) Office 365
2 6 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.23%) PaaS
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (25.28%) TCP/IP
2 49 (18.22%) DNS
3 47 (17.47%) Firewall
4 38 (14.13%) LAN
5 37 (13.75%) DHCP
6 30 (11.15%) WAN
7 28 (10.41%) SAN
8 22 (8.18%) VoIP
9 20 (7.43%) Internet
10 15 (5.58%) VPN
11 10 (3.72%) MPLS
12 8 (2.97%) Intranet
12 8 (2.97%) Wireless
12 8 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.60%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.60%) Telnet
13 7 (2.60%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.60%) ISDN
13 7 (2.60%) PBX
14 6 (2.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (1.49%) MySQL
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.74%) 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%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) 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 38 (14.13%) Finance
2 24 (8.92%) Retail
3 13 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.72%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (30.48%) Support Engineer
2 59 (21.93%) Analyst
3 45 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (14.87%) Support Analyst
5 33 (12.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (11.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (10.41%) IT Support
8 24 (8.92%) Technical Support
9 21 (7.81%) Server Engineer
10 20 (7.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) Architect
12 15 (5.58%) Developer
13 14 (5.20%) Server Support
14 13 (4.83%) Desktop Support
14 13 (4.83%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (4.83%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (4.46%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.69%) .NET
2 13 (4.83%) HTML
3 11 (4.09%) XML
4 10 (3.72%) Web Services
5 9 (3.35%) CSS
6 8 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.60%) XSLT
7 7 (2.60%) Ajax
8 4 (1.49%) SOAP
8 4 (1.49%) REST
9 3 (1.12%) COM
9 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.74%) WAP
10 2 (0.74%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.74%) SAP XI
10 2 (0.74%) WCF
11 1 (0.37%) jQuery
11 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) Clustering
2 18 (6.69%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.35%) FlexPod
4 8 (2.97%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.97%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.60%) Replication
5 7 (2.60%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.86%) Handset
8 4 (1.49%) iPhone
8 4 (1.49%) PACS
9 3 (1.12%) IVR
9 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.74%) iPad
11 1 (0.37%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) Open Source
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (59.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 113 (42.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (20.45%) Windows XP
5 41 (15.24%) Windows 7
6 34 (12.64%) Windows Vista
7 23 (8.55%) Windows 8
8 21 (7.81%) Linux
9 14 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.86%) VMS
12 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.74%) SUSE
13 2 (0.74%) Debian
13 2 (0.74%) Android
13 2 (0.74%) UNIX
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.37%) NetWare
14 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.90%) ITIL
2 14 (5.20%) E-Commerce
2 14 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (4.83%) Network Design
3 13 (4.83%) Time Management
4 11 (4.09%) Project Management
5 9 (3.35%) CRM
5 9 (3.35%) Software Deployment
6 8 (2.97%) Change Control
7 7 (2.60%) Network Management
7 7 (2.60%) Data Security
7 7 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.60%) Change Management
7 7 (2.60%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (2.23%) Problem Management
9 5 (1.86%) Information Security
9 5 (1.86%) Service Management
9 5 (1.86%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.49%) Load Balancing
10 4 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.02%) SQL
2 21 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.58%) C
3 15 (5.58%) VBScript
4 13 (4.83%) C#
5 11 (4.09%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.72%) VB
7 5 (1.86%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.12%) Java
9 2 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.37%) VB6
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 54 (20.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (10.78%) CCNA
4 28 (10.41%) MCSE
5 26 (9.67%) Degree
6 22 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (8.18%) MCITP
7 20 (7.43%) MCP
8 15 (5.58%) MCTS
9 11 (4.09%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.09%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.09%) MCSA
10 9 (3.35%) CCNP
11 5 (1.86%) VCP4
11 5 (1.86%) VCP5
12 4 (1.49%) CCEE
12 4 (1.49%) CCAA
12 4 (1.49%) CCIA
12 4 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.83%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.49%) HL7
3 4 (1.49%) DICOM
4 2 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (57.99%) Active Directory
2 98 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (28.25%) Hyper-V
4 30 (11.15%) VMware ESX
5 23 (8.55%) vSphere
6 20 (7.43%) XenApp
7 16 (5.95%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.09%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (1.49%) vCloud
12 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.74%) XenServer
14 1 (0.37%) NFS
14 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) SCCM
2 10 (3.72%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (2.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.86%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.49%) SCOM
5 4 (1.49%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.74%) Legato
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 162 (60.22%) Microsoft
2 132 (49.07%) VMware
3 63 (23.42%) Cisco
4 59 (21.93%) Citrix
5 23 (8.55%) Symantec
6 20 (7.43%) Apple
7 19 (7.06%) HP
8 13 (4.83%) NetApp
9 12 (4.46%) Dell
10 11 (4.09%) Novell
10 11 (4.09%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.35%) CommVault
11 9 (3.35%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.60%) AppSense
12 7 (2.60%) Fujitsu
12 7 (2.60%) EMC
12 7 (2.60%) Oracle
13 6 (2.23%) Sophos
14 5 (1.86%) McAfee
14 5 (1.86%) IBM
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