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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.37% 5.22% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.30% 17.65% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 25
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,850 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £49,750 £80,000
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
53 102 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.45% 29.57% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 86 92
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (61.90%) DNS
5 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
10 5 (23.81%) MCSE
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 5 (23.81%) SLA
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 5 (23.81%) NAS
10 5 (23.81%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) NAS
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) Intranet
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Project Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) OS/400
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) NetScout
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) ESRI
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba
5 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel