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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.83% 10.18% 5.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 33.33% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 28
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £34,300 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 102 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.19% 30.54% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 89 117
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) MPLS
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) NetApp
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.67%) Lync
6 1 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) BCP
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.67%) NETGEAR
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) ESRI