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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.43% 1.96% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 5.08% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
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
129 197 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.12% 38.55% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 94 142 112
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
5 9 (52.94%) Apache
5 9 (52.94%) MySQL
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco
10 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
11 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (11.76%) DHCP
11 2 (11.76%) DNS
11 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.76%) HP
11 2 (11.76%) MPLS
11 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
11 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (11.76%) DSL
11 2 (11.76%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 9 (52.94%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DSL
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Applications Support
2 7 (41.18%) Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Applications Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Applications Support Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Support Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Server Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle