The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 4.70% 5.19% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 12.07% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 58 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 20.81% 42.96% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 30
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (68.75%) Internet
6 10 (62.50%) Novell
6 10 (62.50%) MS Office
7 9 (56.25%) WAN
7 9 (56.25%) LAN
8 7 (43.75%) IIS
8 7 (43.75%) Intranet
8 7 (43.75%) Telnet
9 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 3 (18.75%) Cisco
12 3 (18.75%) vSphere
12 3 (18.75%) IVR
13 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
13 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Internet
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) Intranet
3 7 (43.75%) Telnet
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Novell
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix