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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.63% 7.25% 5.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 26.72% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 27
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 131 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.80% 27.12% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 126 134
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (65.85%) Active Directory
3 50 (60.98%) VMware
4 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
5 40 (48.78%) MS Exchange
6 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (39.02%) Firewall
9 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (29.27%) DNS
12 23 (28.05%) SAN
13 22 (26.83%) Citrix
13 22 (26.83%) SQL
13 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
14 21 (25.61%) Cisco
15 20 (24.39%) DHCP
16 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
16 19 (23.17%) XenApp
17 18 (21.95%) Linux
17 18 (21.95%) ITIL
18 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
18 16 (19.51%) vSphere
18 16 (19.51%) VLAN
19 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2007
19 15 (18.29%) WatchGuard
19 15 (18.29%) VMware ESXi
19 15 (18.29%) XenDesktop
19 15 (18.29%) Veeam
19 15 (18.29%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (48.78%) MS Exchange
2 36 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.54%) Lync
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.54%) IIS
5 6 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (7.32%) Apache
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.44%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.63%) MS Office
3 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) Firewall
2 24 (29.27%) DNS
3 23 (28.05%) SAN
4 20 (24.39%) DHCP
5 16 (19.51%) VLAN
6 15 (18.29%) Wireless
7 13 (15.85%) LAN
8 11 (13.41%) Internet
9 8 (9.76%) NAS
10 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.10%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.10%) HTTP
12 4 (4.88%) WAN
13 3 (3.66%) VPN
14 2 (2.44%) TETRA
14 2 (2.44%) FTP
14 2 (2.44%) MPLS
14 2 (2.44%) SMTP
14 2 (2.44%) PBX
14 2 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Administrator
2 11 (13.41%) Applications Support
3 9 (10.98%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Sales Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Solutions Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Server Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Server Support
6 6 (7.32%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.76%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.32%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Firmware
5 2 (2.44%) LPAR
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.95%) Linux
5 12 (14.63%) Windows XP
6 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.66%) CentOS
9 2 (2.44%) SUSE
9 2 (2.44%) NetWare
9 2 (2.44%) UNIX
9 2 (2.44%) AIX
9 2 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) ERP
3 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.66%) Change Control
4 3 (3.66%) High Availability
4 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.66%) Release Management
4 3 (3.66%) Service Management
4 3 (3.66%) Information Management
5 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.44%) Use Case
5 2 (2.44%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.44%) Product Management
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.22%) Network Management
6 1 (1.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.66%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) MCSA
3 12 (14.63%) MCITP
4 10 (12.20%) MCSE
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.10%) Degree
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.66%) MCTS
8 3 (3.66%) RHCE
8 3 (3.66%) CCNA
9 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) CCNP
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 54 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.17%) XenApp
4 16 (19.51%) vSphere
5 15 (18.29%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (18.29%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.98%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.76%) vCloud
8 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.44%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (8.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.66%) WSUS
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.44%) ZENworks
5 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) VMware
2 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.83%) Citrix
4 21 (25.61%) Cisco
5 15 (18.29%) WatchGuard
5 15 (18.29%) Veeam
6 14 (17.07%) Red Hat
7 11 (13.41%) HP
8 9 (10.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.98%) Juniper
8 9 (10.98%) McAfee
9 7 (8.54%) Oracle
9 7 (8.54%) NetApp
10 6 (7.32%) Dell
10 6 (7.32%) JBoss
11 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.44%) EMC
12 2 (2.44%) Symantec
12 2 (2.44%) Novell
12 2 (2.44%) Brocade
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