The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.17% 2.81% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 7.44% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 8
Average salary £41,500 £39,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.40% +9.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,150 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £53,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 121 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.84% 37.81% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 140 83 100
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 33 (47.83%) MS Exchange
6 29 (42.03%) VMware
7 27 (39.13%) MS Excel
7 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
10 19 (27.54%) SQL
10 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
11 16 (23.19%) DNS
12 14 (20.29%) SAN
12 14 (20.29%) LAN
12 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (18.84%) Network Design
13 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (18.84%) DHCP
13 13 (18.84%) Clustering
14 12 (17.39%) Citrix
14 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
14 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
14 12 (17.39%) Degree
14 12 (17.39%) Windows Vista
15 11 (15.94%) Cisco
15 11 (15.94%) MS Office
15 11 (15.94%) Finance
16 10 (14.49%) Firewall
16 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 33 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.14%) Lync
4 7 (10.14%) IIS
5 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.45%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) PaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) DNS
2 14 (20.29%) SAN
2 14 (20.29%) LAN
3 13 (18.84%) DHCP
4 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.49%) WAN
5 10 (14.49%) Firewall
6 8 (11.59%) VPN
7 4 (5.80%) MPLS
7 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.80%) FTP
7 4 (5.80%) HTTP
7 4 (5.80%) PBX
7 4 (5.80%) VoIP
7 4 (5.80%) ADSL
7 4 (5.80%) ISDN
7 4 (5.80%) VLAN
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security
7 4 (5.80%) NAS
8 2 (2.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Support Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (20.29%) Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Desktop Support
5 10 (14.49%) Junior
5 10 (14.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (14.49%) IT Support
6 9 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Junior Architect
8 7 (10.14%) Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Server Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Server Support
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
11 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) COM
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.90%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) jQuery
4 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) Flash
4 1 (1.45%) XHTML
4 1 (1.45%) DCOM
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.90%) Symmetrix
4 2 (2.90%) EMC Centera
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Celerra
4 2 (2.90%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Vista
4 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.04%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX
9 2 (2.90%) SUSE
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.45%) VMS
10 1 (1.45%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Network Design
2 10 (14.49%) Software Deployment
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
4 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.80%) Data Security
6 3 (4.35%) Product Management
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.90%) ERD
7 2 (2.90%) ETL
7 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.90%) Change Management
7 2 (2.90%) OO
7 2 (2.90%) Migration
8 1 (1.45%) Scrum
8 1 (1.45%) Information Security
8 1 (1.45%) TDD
8 1 (1.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) C
3 3 (4.35%) C#
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.90%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.59%) MCP
4 5 (7.25%) MCITP
5 4 (5.80%) MCSE
5 4 (5.80%) A+ Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCSA
6 2 (2.90%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.49%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.90%) XenApp
6 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) WMI
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (42.03%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Citrix
4 11 (15.94%) Cisco
5 8 (11.59%) Dell
6 7 (10.14%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) McAfee
9 3 (4.35%) Symantec
9 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 3 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.90%) SAP
10 2 (2.90%) Sage
10 2 (2.90%) Brocade
10 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.45%) Twitter
11 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
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