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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.04% 5.62% 4.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.00% 17.24% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 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 £32,800 £37,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 145 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.67% 32.58% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 84 89 103
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 £30,000 £34,800 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 41 (73.21%) VMware
4 39 (69.64%) MS Exchange
5 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (53.57%) Citrix
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 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (25.00%) IIS
15 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
16 12 (21.43%) Apache
17 11 (19.64%) JBoss
17 11 (19.64%) Cisco
18 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
19 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
20 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
20 8 (14.29%) WSUS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (25.00%) IIS
5 12 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) GroupWise
7 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Lync
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.79%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
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%) HTTP
6 5 (8.93%) SAN
7 4 (7.14%) Internet
8 3 (5.36%) WAN
8 3 (5.36%) VPN
9 2 (3.57%) MPLS
9 2 (3.57%) SMTP
9 2 (3.57%) FTP
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
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%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
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%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
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%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.36%) CentOS
7 2 (3.57%) NetWare
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (5.36%) High Availability
2 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (5.36%) Change Control
2 3 (5.36%) Release Management
2 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
2 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.57%) ERP
3 2 (3.57%) Service Management
3 2 (3.57%) Migration
3 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.79%) Project Management
4 1 (1.79%) CRM
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
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 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.50%) MCSE
2 6 (10.71%) MCSA
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) RHCE
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) NCDA
5 2 (3.57%) NCIE
5 2 (3.57%) VCDX
5 2 (3.57%) VCAP
5 2 (3.57%) VTSP
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCSD
6 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 42 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (46.43%) XenApp
4 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
4 22 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.71%) 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%) ZENworks
3 2 (3.57%) Legato
3 2 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) VMware
2 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 30 (53.57%) Citrix
4 22 (39.29%) WatchGuard
4 22 (39.29%) Veeam
5 11 (19.64%) JBoss
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) Dell
10 2 (3.57%) Novell
10 2 (3.57%) CommVault
11 1 (1.79%) Juniper
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.79%) McAfee
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