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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.47% 5.38% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.21% 12.67% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 14
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £60,000 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
232 150 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.86% 42.49% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 192 125 107
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 8 (24.24%) MS Office
9 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) Firewall
11 6 (18.18%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) Network Design
11 6 (18.18%) Software Deployment
12 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Vista
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco
12 5 (15.15%) HP
12 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.15%) LAN
12 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) ADSL
3 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) FTP
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Junior
2 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.18%) IT Support
3 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) DCOM
2 2 (6.06%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Flash
3 1 (3.03%) XHTML
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (9.09%) Celerra
2 3 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 3 (9.09%) Symmetrix
2 3 (9.09%) EMC Centera
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Vista
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) SUSE
7 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Network Design
1 6 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 3 (9.09%) Data Security
3 2 (6.06%) OO
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) ETL
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) ERD
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Scrum
4 1 (3.03%) TDD
4 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCITP
3 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) WMI
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 3 (9.09%) Brocade
5 3 (9.09%) McAfee
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Macromedia
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Sage
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