The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.95% 4.70% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.84% 12.27% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 19
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 220 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.32% 38.26% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 140 179 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) MS Exchange
3 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
3 31 (81.58%) Citrix
4 30 (78.95%) MS Office
5 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (60.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
8 21 (55.26%) MS Excel
9 20 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (36.84%) LAN
10 14 (36.84%) WAN
11 13 (34.21%) VMware
12 12 (31.58%) Publishing
13 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
14 8 (21.05%) MPLS
14 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
14 8 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (21.05%) DSL
14 8 (21.05%) ITIL
14 8 (21.05%) Cisco
14 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
14 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
14 8 (21.05%) WSUS
15 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
15 7 (18.42%) Service Management
15 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 34 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 23 (60.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (78.95%) MS Office
2 21 (55.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) LAN
1 14 (36.84%) WAN
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) MPLS
2 8 (21.05%) DSL
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (36.84%) Server Support
3 10 (26.32%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix Support
5 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.63%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Handset
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
2 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
3 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (15.79%) ITSM
3 6 (15.79%) BCP
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Facility Management
6 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) MCSE
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) CCA
1 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.63%) MCITP
1 1 (2.63%) CCIA
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.79%) Xen
3 6 (15.79%) NLBS
4 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Citrix
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
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