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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.33% 7.24% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.46% 21.21% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 13
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £36,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
74 99 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.67% 34.14% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 79 100
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) MS Exchange
2 34 (87.18%) VMware
3 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
4 28 (71.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (61.54%) Citrix
6 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
7 21 (53.85%) VLAN
8 20 (51.28%) XenApp
9 19 (48.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (48.72%) Wireless
10 18 (46.15%) Firewall
10 18 (46.15%) WatchGuard
10 18 (46.15%) XenDesktop
10 18 (46.15%) Veeam
10 18 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (46.15%) DHCP
10 18 (46.15%) DNS
11 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
13 11 (28.21%) IIS
14 9 (23.08%) Apache
14 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
15 8 (20.51%) WSUS
15 8 (20.51%) JBoss
15 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
15 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (17.95%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (87.18%) MS Exchange
2 24 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (48.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (28.21%) IIS
5 9 (23.08%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.56%) Lync
7 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) VLAN
2 19 (48.72%) Wireless
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) DHCP
3 18 (46.15%) DNS
4 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) MPLS
7 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.56%) LAN
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Field Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Server Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Data Management
2 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.13%) Migration
2 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.56%) Information Security
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.56%) ERP
3 1 (2.56%) CRM
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.56%) BCP
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) VCAP
4 2 (5.13%) VTSP
4 2 (5.13%) NCDA
4 2 (5.13%) NCIE
4 2 (5.13%) VCDX
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) MCSD
5 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 28 (71.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (51.28%) XenApp
4 18 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 18 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) WSUS
2 2 (5.13%) Legato
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) VMware
2 24 (61.54%) Citrix
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) WatchGuard
4 18 (46.15%) Veeam
5 8 (20.51%) JBoss
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) NetApp
7 4 (10.26%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) CommVault
9 1 (2.56%) Mitel
9 1 (2.56%) Sun
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat