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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.23% 7.69% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 23.42% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 12
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £80,000 £54,500
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
88 111 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.81% 32.84% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 100
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (86.05%) MS Exchange
3 36 (83.72%) VMware
4 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
5 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (65.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (60.47%) Citrix
7 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
8 23 (53.49%) VLAN
9 22 (51.16%) XenApp
9 22 (51.16%) DHCP
9 22 (51.16%) DNS
10 20 (46.51%) XenDesktop
10 20 (46.51%) Veeam
10 20 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (46.51%) WatchGuard
10 20 (46.51%) Firewall
10 20 (46.51%) Wireless
10 20 (46.51%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
13 11 (25.58%) IIS
14 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
15 9 (20.93%) Apache
15 9 (20.93%) Cisco
15 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
16 8 (18.60%) WSUS
16 8 (18.60%) JBoss
16 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (86.05%) MS Exchange
2 28 (65.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (25.58%) IIS
5 9 (20.93%) Apache
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.65%) GroupWise
6 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) Lync
7 1 (2.33%) Site Server
7 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) VLAN
2 22 (51.16%) DNS
2 22 (51.16%) DHCP
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) Wireless
4 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.63%) SAN
6 4 (9.30%) WAN
7 3 (6.98%) LAN
7 3 (6.98%) MPLS
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.65%) SMTP
8 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.65%) FTP
8 2 (4.65%) HTTP
9 1 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Field Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Server Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Administrator
3 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Server Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) NetWare
7 2 (4.65%) SUSE
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL
2 2 (4.65%) Data Management
2 2 (4.65%) ERP
2 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.65%) Migration
2 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.33%) Information Security
3 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) BCP
3 1 (2.33%) Project Management
3 1 (2.33%) Service Management
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) MCSE
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCSA
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) VCDX
5 2 (4.65%) NCDA
5 2 (4.65%) NCIE
5 2 (4.65%) VCAP
5 2 (4.65%) VTSP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSD
6 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
2 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (51.16%) XenApp
4 20 (46.51%) XenDesktop
4 20 (46.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.98%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.65%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) WSUS
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Legato
2 2 (4.65%) ARCserve
2 2 (4.65%) ZENworks
2 2 (4.65%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) VMware
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (60.47%) Citrix
3 20 (46.51%) WatchGuard
3 20 (46.51%) Veeam
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) JBoss
6 6 (13.95%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) CommVault
8 2 (4.65%) Novell
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle
9 1 (2.33%) Sun