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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.13% 1.59% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.91% 4.41% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,700 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,400 £42,500
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
201 136 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.71% 36.07% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 137 97 111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £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 17 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (74.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
3 59 (72.84%) Active Directory
4 52 (64.20%) MS Exchange
5 46 (56.79%) VMware
6 40 (49.38%) MS Excel
7 37 (45.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (43.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (30.86%) DNS
10 23 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (25.93%) ITIL
11 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
12 20 (24.69%) Cisco
12 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
13 19 (23.46%) DHCP
13 19 (23.46%) Firewall
14 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
15 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
16 16 (19.75%) LAN
16 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
16 16 (19.75%) Degree
17 15 (18.52%) SQL
17 15 (18.52%) Finance
17 15 (18.52%) Retail
17 15 (18.52%) Windows Vista
17 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (17.28%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 52 (64.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (17.28%) Lync
5 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
6 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (7.41%) IIS
9 1 (1.23%) Apache
9 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.23%) CMS
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (49.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.23%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Office 365
2 6 (7.41%) PaaS
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) DNS
2 19 (23.46%) DHCP
2 19 (23.46%) Firewall
3 16 (19.75%) LAN
3 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.05%) VPN
5 12 (14.81%) WAN
5 12 (14.81%) SAN
6 10 (12.35%) VoIP
7 9 (11.11%) MPLS
8 6 (7.41%) VLAN
8 6 (7.41%) PBX
8 6 (7.41%) ISDN
9 4 (4.94%) ADSL
9 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
9 4 (4.94%) FTP
9 4 (4.94%) HTTP
9 4 (4.94%) Network Security
9 4 (4.94%) Wireless
10 3 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.23%) Subversion
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
1 15 (18.52%) Retail
2 14 (17.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Support Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Desktop Support
4 11 (13.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (13.58%) Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) IT Support
6 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Server Support
8 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Junior
8 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 6 (7.41%) Technical Support
9 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Junior Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) COM
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.47%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) WCF
4 1 (1.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) Flash
4 1 (1.23%) XHTML
4 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 10 (12.35%) Clustering
4 6 (7.41%) Handset
5 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (74.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (43.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Vista
6 13 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (13.58%) Linux
8 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.41%) VMS
10 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.70%) UNIX
12 2 (2.47%) SUSE
13 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.23%) NetWare
13 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
3 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.35%) Network Design
5 9 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 8 (9.88%) Coaching
7 6 (7.41%) Information Security
8 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.17%) Project Management
8 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Data Security
10 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.70%) Product Management
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.47%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.47%) ERD
11 2 (2.47%) Migration
11 2 (2.47%) Change Management
11 2 (2.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) C
3 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (19.75%) Degree
3 13 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (13.58%) MCSE
4 11 (13.58%) CCNP
4 11 (13.58%) MCITP
5 10 (12.35%) CCNA
6 8 (9.88%) MCSA
6 8 (9.88%) MCP
7 4 (4.94%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) MCTS
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (72.84%) Active Directory
2 37 (45.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 13 (16.05%) VMware ESX
5 12 (14.81%) Terminal Services
6 6 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (6.17%) vSphere
8 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.94%) XenApp
9 2 (2.47%) XenServer
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.23%) Squid
10 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
1 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
2 46 (56.79%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) Cisco
4 12 (14.81%) Citrix
5 9 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.88%) Dell
7 6 (7.41%) IBM
8 5 (6.17%) HP
9 4 (4.94%) McAfee
10 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle
11 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 2 (2.47%) Sage
11 2 (2.47%) NetApp
11 2 (2.47%) Altiris
12 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.23%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.23%) Novell