The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 59 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.37% 5.80% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.44% 22.29% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 58
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,750 £23,275
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
320 323 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.72% 26.03% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 242 295 242
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows Server 2008
Buckinghamshire

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (76.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
4 37 (40.22%) IIS
5 36 (39.13%) SQL
5 36 (39.13%) VMware
6 35 (38.04%) Cisco
7 32 (34.78%) Firewall
8 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
9 29 (31.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (29.35%) Hyper-V
11 26 (28.26%) Active Directory
12 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
12 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
13 22 (23.91%) ITIL
13 22 (23.91%) TCP/IP
14 18 (19.57%) Clustering
14 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (18.48%) DNS
15 17 (18.48%) DHCP
16 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (16.30%) Symantec
17 15 (16.30%) Citrix
17 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (14.13%) HP
18 13 (14.13%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 37 (40.22%) IIS
2 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
3 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.17%) Liferay
10 2 (2.17%) Apache
10 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) Firewall
2 22 (23.91%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.48%) DNS
3 17 (18.48%) DHCP
4 12 (13.04%) VLAN
5 7 (7.61%) LAN
5 7 (7.61%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) Broadband
6 5 (5.43%) SAN
7 4 (4.35%) Wireless
8 3 (3.26%) Internet
9 2 (2.17%) SMTP
9 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.09%) LDAP
10 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.17%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (5.43%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Analyst
2 24 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) Applications Support
3 20 (21.74%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) DBA
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Clustering
2 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.09%) RMADS
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (76.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.13%) Windows XP
5 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 8 (8.70%) High Availability
3 7 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (6.52%) CRM
4 6 (6.52%) Migration
4 6 (6.52%) Data Management
5 5 (5.43%) Data Protection
5 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.26%) Change Management
7 3 (3.26%) Project Management
7 3 (3.26%) B2B
7 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.17%) Time Management
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.17%) Service Management
8 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.09%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.26%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) VBScript
6 2 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (11.96%) CCNA
5 10 (10.87%) MCP
5 10 (10.87%) MCSE
5 10 (10.87%) Degree
6 7 (7.61%) MCSA
6 7 (7.61%) CCNP
7 6 (6.52%) MCITP
7 6 (6.52%) MCDBA
8 5 (5.43%) MCTS
9 2 (2.17%) CCIE
10 1 (1.09%) CCDA
10 1 (1.09%) CCA
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.09%) CCEA
10 1 (1.09%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (29.35%) Hyper-V
3 26 (28.26%) Active Directory
4 12 (13.04%) Terminal Services
5 11 (11.96%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (11.96%) UAG
6 9 (9.78%) XenDesktop
6 9 (9.78%) XenApp
7 7 (7.61%) ISA Server
7 7 (7.61%) VMware ESX
8 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (5.43%) Xen
10 4 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (3.26%) vSphere
12 1 (1.09%) KVM
12 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCOM
2 9 (9.78%) SCCM
3 4 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.35%) MOM
3 4 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.26%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.17%) WSUS
6 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.09%) SCSM
6 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.13%) VMware
3 35 (38.04%) Cisco
4 15 (16.30%) Symantec
4 15 (16.30%) Citrix
5 13 (14.13%) HP
6 12 (13.04%) Remedy
7 7 (7.61%) Websense
8 6 (6.52%) NetApp
9 5 (5.43%) Juniper
9 5 (5.43%) EMC
10 3 (3.26%) McAfee
10 3 (3.26%) Computacenter
10 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.17%) JBoss
11 2 (2.17%) Apple
11 2 (2.17%) i2
11 2 (2.17%) ESRI
12 1 (1.09%) Dell
12 1 (1.09%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Training Package + Great Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago