The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 85 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 62 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.96% 5.91% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 20.46% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 51 34
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £23,625
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Windows Server 2008
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
206 303 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.69% 28.88% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 157 228 186
Average salary £35,250 £36,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (50.00%) SQL
7 17 (42.50%) VMware
8 16 (40.00%) IIS
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (35.00%) Cisco
10 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
11 13 (32.50%) ITIL
11 13 (32.50%) Finance
12 12 (30.00%) .NET
13 11 (27.50%) MCSA
14 10 (25.00%) Web Services
14 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 10 (25.00%) UAG
14 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 9 (22.50%) Forefront TMG
15 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
15 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
15 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (22.50%) Change Management
15 9 (22.50%) Forcepoint
15 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
15 9 (22.50%) SLA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 16 (40.00%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) Broadband
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) ADSL
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) Intranet
7 1 (2.50%) ISDN
7 1 (2.50%) PSTN
7 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Spanish Language
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
5 1 (2.50%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) XML
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Handset
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Change Management
3 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) MVC
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Presales
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (27.50%) MCSA
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.50%) CCNA
5 3 (7.50%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.50%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.00%) MCP
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (25.00%) UAG
5 9 (22.50%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (22.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.50%) NFS
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.50%) DameWare
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Forcepoint
5 7 (17.50%) Symantec
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
8 3 (7.50%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.50%) Brocade
8 3 (7.50%) EMC
8 3 (7.50%) Hitachi
8 3 (7.50%) HP
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Polycom
8 3 (7.50%) WatchGuard
9 2 (5.00%) Northgate
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) Altiris
10 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.50%) Remedy