The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 5 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.22% 7.04% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 20.00% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 2
Average salary £16,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -35.71%
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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.03% 35.21% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 35
Average salary £16,500 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.84% -4.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (48.33%) MS Office
4 28 (46.67%) Windows Vista
5 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (33.33%) VMware
8 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
9 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
11 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (25.00%) Cisco
12 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
15 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
17 7 (11.67%) Apple
17 7 (11.67%) Finance
17 7 (11.67%) Retail
18 6 (10.00%) VBScript
18 6 (10.00%) VB
18 6 (10.00%) UNIX
18 6 (10.00%) VoIP
18 6 (10.00%) Citrix
18 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.00%) Lync
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (48.33%) MS Office
2 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.00%) VoIP
2 6 (10.00%) Wireless
3 4 (6.67%) VPLS
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.67%) MPLS
3 4 (6.67%) OSPF
3 4 (6.67%) BGP
3 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) VPN
4 3 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 2 (3.33%) POP3
5 2 (3.33%) SMTP
5 2 (3.33%) ISDN
5 2 (3.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Help Desk Support
2 17 (28.33%) Technical Support
3 15 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (46.67%) Windows Vista
4 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
5 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) Change Control
2 5 (8.33%) Time Management
3 4 (6.67%) Document Management
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.00%) CRM
4 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.00%) VBScript
2 6 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) VCP4
2 4 (6.67%) VCP5
2 4 (6.67%) MBCS
2 4 (6.67%) MCP
2 4 (6.67%) CCNP
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.33%) MCTS
3 2 (3.33%) MCITP
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (10.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (11.67%) Apple
5 6 (10.00%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) AppSense
5 6 (10.00%) Fujitsu
5 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.67%) Veeam