The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.22% 5.56% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 17.22% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 18
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £37,200 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £80,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 151 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.57% 32.26% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 107
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,400 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (71.43%) VMware
4 39 (69.64%) MS Exchange
5 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (53.57%) Citrix
7 30 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (48.21%) DNS
8 27 (48.21%) Firewall
9 26 (46.43%) XenApp
10 24 (42.86%) VLAN
10 24 (42.86%) DHCP
11 22 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (39.29%) WatchGuard
11 22 (39.29%) Wireless
11 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
11 22 (39.29%) Veeam
11 22 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (23.21%) IIS
15 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 11 (19.64%) JBoss
16 11 (19.64%) Apache
17 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
17 10 (17.86%) Cisco
18 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
19 8 (14.29%) WSUS
19 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (69.64%) MS Exchange
2 30 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (23.21%) IIS
5 11 (19.64%) Apache
6 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) GroupWise
7 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) DNS
1 27 (48.21%) Firewall
2 24 (42.86%) VLAN
2 24 (42.86%) DHCP
3 22 (39.29%) Wireless
4 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.71%) LAN
6 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.93%) SAN
6 5 (8.93%) HTTP
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
7 3 (5.36%) Internet
7 3 (5.36%) WAN
8 2 (3.57%) SMTP
8 2 (3.57%) FTP
8 2 (3.57%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 3 (5.36%) Back Office
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Server Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 8 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Server Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Server Support
7 4 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) IT Technician
9 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
9 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Firmware
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.93%) Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.36%) CentOS
8 2 (3.57%) SUSE
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.57%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
2 3 (5.36%) Release Management
2 3 (5.36%) High Availability
2 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (5.36%) Change Control
2 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.57%) Service Management
3 2 (3.57%) Migration
3 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.57%) Data Management
3 2 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.79%) CRM
4 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) MCSE
1 6 (10.71%) MCSA
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.36%) MCITP
3 3 (5.36%) RHCE
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) VCDX
4 2 (3.57%) NCDA
4 2 (3.57%) NCIE
4 2 (3.57%) VCAP
4 2 (3.57%) VTSP
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 42 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (46.43%) XenApp
4 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
4 22 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.57%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) WSUS
2 5 (8.93%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) Legato
3 2 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.57%) ZENworks
3 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) VMware
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (53.57%) Citrix
4 22 (39.29%) WatchGuard
4 22 (39.29%) Veeam
5 11 (19.64%) JBoss
6 10 (17.86%) Cisco
7 6 (10.71%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) Dell
9 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.57%) CommVault
10 2 (3.57%) Novell
11 1 (1.79%) McAfee
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
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