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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.86% 1.90% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 5.38% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,500 £42,500
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
209 130 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.73% 35.33% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 146 91 126
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (70.51%) Active Directory
4 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 54 (69.23%) MS Exchange
5 47 (60.26%) VMware
6 39 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (34.62%) DNS
10 25 (32.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (29.49%) ITIL
12 22 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (25.64%) Cisco
13 20 (25.64%) Firewall
14 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
14 19 (24.36%) DHCP
14 19 (24.36%) Hyper-V
15 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
15 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
15 17 (21.79%) LAN
16 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
16 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (20.51%) Windows Vista
17 15 (19.23%) Retail
17 15 (19.23%) Lync
17 15 (19.23%) VMware ESX
17 15 (19.23%) SQL
18 14 (17.95%) WAN
18 14 (17.95%) Degree

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 54 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 25 (32.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (19.23%) Lync
5 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
5 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (7.69%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) Apache
8 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 6 (7.69%) PaaS
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) DNS
2 20 (25.64%) Firewall
3 19 (24.36%) DHCP
4 17 (21.79%) LAN
4 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
5 14 (17.95%) WAN
6 12 (15.38%) VPN
6 12 (15.38%) VoIP
6 12 (15.38%) SAN
7 9 (11.54%) MPLS
8 6 (7.69%) VLAN
8 6 (7.69%) PBX
8 6 (7.69%) ISDN
9 4 (5.13%) HTTP
9 4 (5.13%) Wireless
10 3 (3.85%) OSPF
10 3 (3.85%) BGP
10 3 (3.85%) VPLS
10 3 (3.85%) Network Security
10 3 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 15 (19.23%) Retail
2 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
4 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Desktop Support
6 9 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) IT Support
7 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Server Support
9 6 (7.69%) Technical Support
9 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Junior
11 4 (5.13%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) COM
2 3 (3.85%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.26%) Clustering
4 6 (7.69%) Handset
5 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
5 16 (20.51%) Windows Vista
6 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (12.82%) Linux
8 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 6 (7.69%) VMS
10 3 (3.85%) UNIX
11 1 (1.28%) NetWare
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
3 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.26%) Network Design
4 8 (10.26%) Coaching
5 6 (7.69%) Information Security
6 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.41%) Software Deployment
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Data Security
7 3 (3.85%) Service Management
7 3 (3.85%) Product Management
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.56%) Line Management
8 2 (2.56%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) SQL
2 12 (15.38%) C
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.95%) Degree
3 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (14.10%) MCSE
4 11 (14.10%) CCNP
5 10 (12.82%) CCNA
5 10 (12.82%) MCITP
6 8 (10.26%) MCSA
7 7 (8.97%) MCP
8 3 (3.85%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.56%) MCTS
10 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (70.51%) Active Directory
2 36 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (24.36%) Hyper-V
4 15 (19.23%) VMware ESX
5 12 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 7 (8.97%) vSphere
7 6 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (5.13%) XenApp
8 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.56%) XenServer
11 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
1 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.28%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 47 (60.26%) VMware
3 20 (25.64%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.26%) Dell
7 6 (7.69%) IBM
8 5 (6.41%) HP
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) NetApp
10 2 (2.56%) Altiris
11 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.28%) Avaya
11 1 (1.28%) CommVault
11 1 (1.28%) Novell
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.28%) Sage
11 1 (1.28%) Clearswift
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