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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.22% 2.10% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.56% 6.56% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 8
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,800 £45,500
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
199 122 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.61% 32.02% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 83 123
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (71.83%) MS Exchange
2 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 51 (71.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
4 46 (64.79%) VMware
5 36 (50.70%) MS Excel
6 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (47.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (38.03%) DNS
8 23 (32.39%) ITIL
8 23 (32.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (26.76%) Windows XP
9 19 (26.76%) DHCP
10 18 (25.35%) Cisco
10 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
11 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (23.94%) Mentoring
11 17 (23.94%) Firewall
12 16 (22.54%) VMware ESX
12 16 (22.54%) Windows Vista
13 15 (21.13%) Retail
13 15 (21.13%) Lync
13 15 (21.13%) SQL
13 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
14 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
14 14 (19.72%) WAN
14 14 (19.72%) LAN
15 13 (18.31%) Finance
15 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 51 (71.83%) MS Exchange
2 23 (32.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (21.13%) Lync
5 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
5 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (8.45%) IIS
8 1 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (50.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) PaaS
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.03%) DNS
2 19 (26.76%) DHCP
3 17 (23.94%) Firewall
4 14 (19.72%) WAN
4 14 (19.72%) LAN
4 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.90%) SAN
5 12 (16.90%) VoIP
6 9 (12.68%) MPLS
6 9 (12.68%) VPN
7 6 (8.45%) ISDN
7 6 (8.45%) PBX
7 6 (8.45%) VLAN
8 4 (5.63%) Wireless
8 4 (5.63%) HTTP
9 3 (4.23%) VPLS
9 3 (4.23%) NAS
9 3 (4.23%) OSPF
9 3 (4.23%) BGP
10 2 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.13%) Retail
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
3 12 (16.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (15.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (15.49%) Architect
5 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Desktop Support
7 7 (9.86%) Server Support
7 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) IT Support
8 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Support
9 5 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Junior Architect
10 4 (5.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
1 3 (4.23%) COM
1 3 (4.23%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
4 6 (8.45%) Handset
5 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (71.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (26.76%) Windows XP
5 16 (22.54%) Windows Vista
6 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.08%) Linux
8 6 (8.45%) VMS
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.23%) UNIX
10 1 (1.41%) NetWare
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) Mentoring
3 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.27%) Coaching
5 7 (9.86%) Network Design
6 6 (8.45%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) Information Security
7 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.04%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Service Management
8 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.23%) Product Management
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.82%) Line Management
9 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.82%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.82%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) C
3 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) MCSE
2 11 (15.49%) CCNP
3 10 (14.08%) CCNA
4 8 (11.27%) MCSA
5 7 (9.86%) MCITP
6 4 (5.63%) MCP
7 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.82%) MCTS
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (47.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
4 16 (22.54%) VMware ESX
5 12 (16.90%) Terminal Services
6 7 (9.86%) vSphere
7 6 (8.45%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (5.63%) XenApp
8 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.82%) XenServer
11 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
1 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 46 (64.79%) VMware
3 18 (25.35%) Cisco
4 11 (15.49%) Citrix
5 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.45%) Dell
6 6 (8.45%) IBM
7 3 (4.23%) HP
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Altiris
9 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.41%) Novell
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) Avaya
9 1 (1.41%) CommVault