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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.73% 6.83% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.07% 18.00% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 5
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £48,400 £48,000
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
219 200 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.02% 37.95% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 149 134 93
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (90.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (83.87%) Active Directory
4 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
5 46 (74.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (69.35%) MS Exchange
7 37 (59.68%) MS Office
8 36 (58.06%) VMware
9 31 (50.00%) ITIL
10 30 (48.39%) DNS
10 30 (48.39%) Data Centre
11 29 (46.77%) DHCP
11 29 (46.77%) MS Excel
12 25 (40.32%) TCP/IP
12 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (38.71%) VPN
14 23 (37.10%) Terminal Services
14 23 (37.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (37.10%) Mentoring
14 23 (37.10%) Office 365
15 22 (35.48%) Citrix
15 22 (35.48%) Linux
16 18 (29.03%) Handset
16 18 (29.03%) VMware Workstation
16 18 (29.03%) Information Security
16 18 (29.03%) vSphere
16 18 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
17 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (27.42%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (25.81%) C

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 43 (69.35%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.06%) Lync
4 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.06%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (59.68%) MS Office
2 29 (46.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.10%) Office 365
2 17 (27.42%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.06%) PaaS
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) DNS
2 29 (46.77%) DHCP
3 25 (40.32%) TCP/IP
4 24 (38.71%) VPN
5 14 (22.58%) LAN
5 14 (22.58%) WAN
6 11 (17.74%) Firewall
7 10 (16.13%) MPLS
8 5 (8.06%) DSL
8 5 (8.06%) VLAN
8 5 (8.06%) ISDN
8 5 (8.06%) PBX
8 5 (8.06%) VoIP
9 1 (1.61%) HTTP
9 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
1 6 (9.68%) Publishing
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (32.26%) Support Analyst
4 19 (30.65%) Support Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 11 (17.74%) Server Support
7 7 (11.29%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Architect
10 4 (6.45%) Project Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Citrix Support
11 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
12 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 18 (29.03%) Handset
3 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (90.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (74.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (37.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (35.48%) Linux
6 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) ITIL
2 23 (37.10%) Mentoring
3 18 (29.03%) Information Security
4 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Coaching
5 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
7 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.61%) ITSM
8 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.61%) Service Management
8 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.61%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.61%) Analytics
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) VB
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) MCSE
2 6 (9.68%) MCSA
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) CCIA
6 1 (1.61%) CCA
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 52 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (37.10%) Terminal Services
4 18 (29.03%) VMware Workstation
4 18 (29.03%) vSphere
4 18 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
6 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 5 (8.06%) XenApp
7 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (58.06%) VMware
3 22 (35.48%) Citrix
4 14 (22.58%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) Sage
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
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