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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 134 60 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.67% 3.03% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.71% 10.34% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 54 110
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
680 580 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.75% 29.25% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 546 448 769
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Stevenage +28 33 £16,500 +6.45% 3
Watford +14 31 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Letchworth - 20 £38,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +15 13 £30,500 +35.55% 1
Hemel Hempstead -24 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Potters Bar - 4 £35,250 -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Tring +3 1 £41,000 +9.33%
Rickmansworth 0 1 £30,000 +13.20%
Borehamwood -1 1 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Hertford - 1 £29,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
2 160 (58.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 155 (56.78%) Active Directory
4 153 (56.04%) Microsoft
5 144 (52.75%) VMware
6 118 (43.22%) MS Exchange
7 116 (42.49%) MS Excel
8 115 (42.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 86 (31.50%) MS Office
11 72 (26.37%) Cisco
12 63 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 60 (21.98%) TCP/IP
13 60 (21.98%) Hyper-V
14 59 (21.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 59 (21.61%) Citrix
15 58 (21.25%) Windows XP
16 56 (20.51%) Firewall
17 54 (19.78%) DNS
18 49 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (17.95%) SQL
18 49 (17.95%) ITIL
18 49 (17.95%) Windows 7
18 49 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
19 48 (17.58%) Windows Vista
20 40 (14.65%) LAN
21 38 (13.92%) MCSE
22 37 (13.55%) WAN
22 37 (13.55%) SQL Server
23 35 (12.82%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 118 (43.22%) MS Exchange
2 59 (21.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (12.82%) IIS
5 34 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (10.99%) Lync
7 25 (9.16%) SharePoint
8 21 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.37%) Apache
13 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 116 (42.49%) MS Excel
2 86 (31.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.13%) Office 365
3 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.20%) PaaS
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.73%) IaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.98%) TCP/IP
2 56 (20.51%) Firewall
3 54 (19.78%) DNS
4 40 (14.65%) LAN
5 37 (13.55%) WAN
6 33 (12.09%) VoIP
7 32 (11.72%) DHCP
8 28 (10.26%) SAN
9 23 (8.42%) VPN
10 22 (8.06%) Wireless
11 20 (7.33%) Internet
11 20 (7.33%) MPLS
12 18 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (4.76%) OSPF
13 13 (4.76%) BGP
13 13 (4.76%) VPLS
14 8 (2.93%) Intranet
15 7 (2.56%) Telnet
15 7 (2.56%) VLAN
15 7 (2.56%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (12.45%) Finance
2 25 (9.16%) Retail
3 12 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.10%) Local Government
6 2 (0.73%) 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%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (26.37%) Support Engineer
2 58 (21.25%) Analyst
3 43 (15.75%) Support Analyst
4 42 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (12.09%) Technical Support
6 28 (10.26%) IT Support
7 26 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
10 18 (6.59%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (6.59%) Network Engineer
11 17 (6.23%) Help Desk Support
12 15 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 14 (5.13%) Consultant
13 14 (5.13%) Architect
13 14 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 14 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (4.76%) Developer
14 13 (4.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.86%) .NET
2 10 (3.66%) HTML
3 9 (3.30%) CSS
3 9 (3.30%) X-Windows
4 8 (2.93%) XML
4 8 (2.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.56%) Web Services
5 7 (2.56%) XSLT
5 7 (2.56%) Ajax
6 3 (1.10%) COM
7 2 (0.73%) SOAP
7 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.73%) REST
8 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.37%) WCF
8 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.37%) LAMP
8 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.42%) Mathematics
2 17 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.23%) Clustering
3 7 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 7 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 6 (2.20%) Handset
5 5 (1.83%) CLARiiON
5 5 (1.83%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.73%) iPhone
7 2 (0.73%) IVR
7 2 (0.73%) User Experience
7 2 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.37%) PACS
8 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 273 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (58.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 115 (42.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (21.25%) Windows XP
5 49 (17.95%) Windows 7
6 48 (17.58%) Windows Vista
7 23 (8.42%) Windows 8
8 18 (6.59%) UNIX
9 15 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.13%) Linux
11 7 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (2.20%) VMS
13 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.73%) AIX
15 1 (0.37%) NetWare
15 1 (0.37%) SUSE
15 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.95%) ITIL
2 25 (9.16%) Mentoring
3 21 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 19 (6.96%) Coaching
4 19 (6.96%) Change Control
5 17 (6.23%) Time Management
6 15 (5.49%) Project Management
7 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 13 (4.76%) Service Management
9 12 (4.40%) CRM
9 12 (4.40%) Document Management
10 9 (3.30%) Network Design
10 9 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.56%) Migration
11 7 (2.56%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (2.56%) Network Management
12 6 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.20%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.95%) SQL
2 23 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.96%) C
4 17 (6.23%) VBScript
5 14 (5.13%) C#
5 14 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.03%) VB
7 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (13.92%) MCSE
4 32 (11.72%) CCNA
5 31 (11.36%) MCITP
6 26 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (9.52%) Degree
6 26 (9.52%) CCNP
7 21 (7.69%) MCP
8 17 (6.23%) MCSA
8 17 (6.23%) MCTS
9 14 (5.13%) VCP5
9 14 (5.13%) VCP4
9 14 (5.13%) SC Cleared
9 14 (5.13%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.66%) MBCS
11 7 (2.56%) VCAP
12 2 (0.73%) VTSP
12 2 (0.73%) NCDA
12 2 (0.73%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.56%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) HL7
4 1 (0.37%) DICOM
System Software
1 155 (56.78%) Active Directory
2 102 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (21.98%) Hyper-V
4 30 (10.99%) VMware ESX
5 25 (9.16%) XenApp
5 25 (9.16%) vSphere
6 18 (6.59%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.40%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.47%) vCloud
11 3 (1.10%) XenServer
11 3 (1.10%) Firmware
12 1 (0.37%) NFS
12 1 (0.37%) Squid
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 17 (6.23%) SCCM
2 13 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (4.40%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.20%) SCOM
5 5 (1.83%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.73%) Legato
7 2 (0.73%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.73%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.73%) SCSM
7 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 144 (52.75%) VMware
3 72 (26.37%) Cisco
4 59 (21.61%) Citrix
5 21 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 21 (7.69%) Symantec
6 17 (6.23%) HP
7 14 (5.13%) Dell
8 13 (4.76%) IBM
9 11 (4.03%) NetApp
10 10 (3.66%) Novell
10 10 (3.66%) Apple
10 10 (3.66%) Blue Coat
11 9 (3.30%) Fujitsu
11 9 (3.30%) AppSense
11 9 (3.30%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.56%) CommVault
13 6 (2.20%) Sophos
13 6 (2.20%) Veeam
14 5 (1.83%) EMC
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