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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 30 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 11 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.54% 3.81% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 20.75% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 40
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
27 53 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.59% 18.34% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 97
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) iManage
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) assyst
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) Document Management
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) NetIQ
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) NAS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Document Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) iManage
2 3 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco