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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 10.47% 10.89% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 37.33% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 3
Average salary £29,500 £22,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,471
% change year-on-year
- -6.59%
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
23 75 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.74% 29.18% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 16
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £45,000
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 5 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Vista
4 18 (46.15%) MS Office
4 18 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco
9 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
10 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
11 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (15.38%) Time Management
12 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
13 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (10.26%) CCNP
13 4 (10.26%) POP3
13 4 (10.26%) SMTP
13 4 (10.26%) Internet
13 4 (10.26%) PHP
13 4 (10.26%) MySQL
13 4 (10.26%) IIS
14 3 (7.69%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) POP3
2 4 (10.26%) SMTP
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.13%) VPLS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) MPLS
4 2 (5.13%) OSPF
4 2 (5.13%) BGP
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) ISDN
4 2 (5.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.13%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Help Desk Support
2 15 (38.46%) Technical Support
3 13 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.56%) Handset
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Vista
4 18 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.69%) UNIX
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Time Management
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 3 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (5.13%) Document Management
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Validation
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PHP
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.26%) CCNP
2 3 (7.69%) MCP
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) VCP5
3 2 (5.13%) VCP4
3 2 (5.13%) MBCS
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCDST
4 1 (2.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Becrypt