The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 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 St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.30% 2.50% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 8.62% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £22,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £29,400 £28,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 32.85% 29.00% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 20
Average salary £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in St Albans

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (60.71%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 12 (42.86%) IIS
7 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
8 10 (35.71%) Clustering
8 10 (35.71%) VB
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco
10 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 7 (25.00%) Finance
11 7 (25.00%) DNS
11 7 (25.00%) WAN
11 7 (25.00%) DHCP
11 7 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (25.00%) LAN
11 7 (25.00%) MCSE
11 7 (25.00%) vSphere
12 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
12 6 (21.43%) Problem Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 12 (42.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (17.86%) Internet
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
3 5 (17.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) RAD
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) VB
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) VC++
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) VB6
5 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) vSphere
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) McAfee
4 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 4 (14.29%) Novell
5 4 (14.29%) Apple
6 3 (10.71%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle