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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.23% 9.42% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 26.96% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 12
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £32,600 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £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
58 115 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.79% 34.95% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 105 84
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,100 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £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 27 November 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Apache
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) XenApp
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) WSUS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) RIP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
2 2 (13.33%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Data Management
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) BCP
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) VCDX
2 2 (13.33%) NCDA
2 2 (13.33%) NCIE
2 2 (13.33%) VCAP
2 2 (13.33%) VTSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSD
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Legato
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Sun