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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.96% 5.81% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 16.67% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 25
Average salary £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.38% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
140 186 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.88% 34.83% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 183
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Apache
7 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
7 7 (30.43%) MySQL
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) WSUS
9 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) WAN
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) C++
10 4 (17.39%) VB
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.04%) MCSE
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.04%) HP
11 3 (13.04%) Dell
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Symantec
11 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) DSL
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support
4 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Applications Support
4 6 (26.09%) Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Applications Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Applications Support Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Support Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Developer
8 1 (4.35%) MySQL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Line Management
2 2 (8.70%) Logistics
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Sage
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam