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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.63% 5.56% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.06% 15.91% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 5
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
62 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.26% 34.92% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 79 82
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 19 (79.17%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) Citrix
7 11 (45.83%) VLAN
7 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (45.83%) Wireless
7 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (41.67%) XenApp
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
8 10 (41.67%) DNS
8 10 (41.67%) DHCP
9 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
9 9 (37.50%) Veeam
9 9 (37.50%) WatchGuard
9 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (33.33%) IIS
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
12 6 (25.00%) Apache
13 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 5 (20.83%) JBoss
13 5 (20.83%) MCSE
13 5 (20.83%) Cisco
13 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) IIS
4 6 (25.00%) Apache
5 5 (20.83%) JBoss
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.17%) Site Server
7 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) VLAN
1 11 (45.83%) Wireless
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) RIP
7 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Data Management
1 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.17%) BCP
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) Service Management
2 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.17%) Information Security
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) VCDX
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) NCDA
3 2 (8.33%) NCIE
3 2 (8.33%) VCAP
3 2 (8.33%) VTSP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSD
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) XenApp
3 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Legato
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) Veeam
4 9 (37.50%) WatchGuard
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Sun
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Aruba
8 1 (4.17%) Mitel