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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.64% 1.89% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 7.07% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,400 £44,500
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
198 99 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.51% 26.68% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 135 69 110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (75.00%) VMware
5 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
6 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
7 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
9 22 (45.83%) ITIL
10 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (37.50%) DNS
12 16 (33.33%) Firewall
13 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
13 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (29.17%) Cisco
14 14 (29.17%) VMware ESX
14 14 (29.17%) Retail
15 13 (27.08%) DHCP
15 13 (27.08%) Finance
15 13 (27.08%) Degree
15 13 (27.08%) Windows Vista
15 13 (27.08%) Lync
16 12 (25.00%) C
16 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
16 12 (25.00%) VoIP
16 12 (25.00%) Terminal Services
16 12 (25.00%) Manufacturing
16 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
16 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (27.08%) Lync
5 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) PaaS
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) DNS
2 16 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (27.08%) DHCP
4 12 (25.00%) VoIP
5 10 (20.83%) WAN
5 10 (20.83%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.83%) MPLS
6 9 (18.75%) VPN
7 6 (12.50%) PBX
7 6 (12.50%) VLAN
7 6 (12.50%) ISDN
8 4 (8.33%) Wireless
9 3 (6.25%) VPLS
9 3 (6.25%) OSPF
9 3 (6.25%) BGP
10 1 (2.08%) DSL
10 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 14 (29.17%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 6 (12.50%) Server Support
6 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
7 5 (10.42%) IT Support
7 5 (10.42%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (8.33%) IT Architect
9 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) COM
1 3 (6.25%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.50%) Handset
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 13 (27.08%) Windows Vista
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (12.50%) VMS
8 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) Coaching
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Information Security
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) BCP
7 1 (2.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) CCNP
2 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.67%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) MCSE
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (12.50%) MCSA
5 6 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.17%) VMware ESX
4 12 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
6 6 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (12.50%) vSphere
7 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.25%) XenApp
8 2 (4.17%) XenServer
9 1 (2.08%) Xen
9 1 (2.08%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) VMware
2 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 10 (20.83%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Altiris
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) HP