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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.24% 6.87% 5.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.86% 25.56% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 27
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
93 133 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.07% 26.87% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81 127 135
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £29,000
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 23 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 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 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
3 50 (60.98%) VMware
4 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
5 41 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 37 (45.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (40.24%) Firewall
9 29 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (30.49%) DNS
12 23 (28.05%) Citrix
13 22 (26.83%) SAN
13 22 (26.83%) SQL
13 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
14 21 (25.61%) DHCP
15 20 (24.39%) Cisco
15 20 (24.39%) XenApp
16 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
17 18 (21.95%) ITIL
18 17 (20.73%) Linux
18 17 (20.73%) VLAN
19 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
19 16 (19.51%) WatchGuard
19 16 (19.51%) XenDesktop
19 16 (19.51%) Veeam
19 16 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
19 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
19 16 (19.51%) Wireless
20 15 (18.29%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 41 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (45.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (8.54%) Lync
4 7 (8.54%) IIS
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (7.32%) Apache
5 6 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
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%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
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 33 (40.24%) Firewall
2 25 (30.49%) DNS
3 22 (26.83%) SAN
4 21 (25.61%) DHCP
5 17 (20.73%) VLAN
6 16 (19.51%) Wireless
7 13 (15.85%) LAN
8 10 (12.20%) Internet
9 7 (8.54%) 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%) FTP
14 2 (2.44%) SMTP
14 2 (2.44%) PBX
14 2 (2.44%) VoIP
14 2 (2.44%) Multicast
14 2 (2.44%) TETRA
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%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.54%) Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Sales Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Solutions Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Server Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Server Support
6 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.54%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) LPAR
5 2 (2.44%) Firmware
6 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.73%) Linux
5 12 (14.63%) Windows XP
6 9 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.66%) CentOS
9 2 (2.44%) UNIX
9 2 (2.44%) NetWare
9 2 (2.44%) SUSE
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%) Service Management
4 3 (3.66%) Information Management
4 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.66%) High Availability
4 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.66%) Change Control
4 3 (3.66%) Release Management
4 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.44%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.44%) Product Management
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.44%) Use Case
5 2 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.22%) CRM
6 1 (1.22%) Migration
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%) CCNP
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
2 29 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.39%) XenApp
4 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
5 16 (19.51%) XenDesktop
5 16 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (18.29%) vSphere
7 8 (9.76%) VMware ESX
8 7 (8.54%) vCloud
9 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.44%) Novell eDirectory
11 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%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.44%) ZENworks
5 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
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 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.05%) Citrix
4 20 (24.39%) Cisco
5 16 (19.51%) WatchGuard
5 16 (19.51%) Veeam
6 13 (15.85%) Red Hat
7 11 (13.41%) HP
8 9 (10.98%) McAfee
8 9 (10.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.98%) Juniper
9 7 (8.54%) NetApp
9 7 (8.54%) Oracle
10 6 (7.32%) JBoss
10 6 (7.32%) Dell
11 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.44%) Brocade
12 2 (2.44%) EMC
12 2 (2.44%) Symantec
12 2 (2.44%) Novell
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