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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 37 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.52% 10.08% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 30.58% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 35 13
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £75,000 £60,000
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
57 121 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.27% 32.97% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 110 88
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £75,000
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 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (8.33%) Site Server
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Handset
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) BCP
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) VCDX
3 2 (16.67%) NCDA
3 2 (16.67%) NCIE
3 2 (16.67%) VCAP
3 2 (16.67%) VTSP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) MCSD
4 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Legato
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) CommVault
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Sun