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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.95% 1.97% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 6.40% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £46,550 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
178 125 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.65% 30.71% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125 94 115
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £24,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) VMware
3 28 (82.35%) MS Exchange
4 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
7 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (50.00%) ITIL
10 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
11 13 (38.24%) Cisco
11 13 (38.24%) Firewall
12 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (35.29%) DNS
12 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (29.41%) Citrix
13 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
14 9 (26.47%) MS Office
14 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (26.47%) CCNP
14 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
14 9 (26.47%) Retail
15 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
15 8 (23.53%) Degree
15 8 (23.53%) Windows Vista
15 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
15 8 (23.53%) VoIP
15 8 (23.53%) Lync
16 7 (20.59%) Mentoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (82.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (23.53%) Lync
5 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) DNS
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (23.53%) VoIP
4 7 (20.59%) WAN
4 7 (20.59%) DHCP
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) MPLS
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) OSPF
6 3 (8.82%) BGP
6 3 (8.82%) Wireless
6 3 (8.82%) VPLS
7 2 (5.88%) ISDN
7 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.88%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) DSL
7 2 (5.88%) PBX
8 1 (2.94%) SAN
8 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 9 (26.47%) Retail
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 5 (14.71%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.76%) IT Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Server Support
7 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Handset
3 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.71%) VMS
8 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (8.82%) UNIX
10 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.88%) BCP
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNP
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.59%) MCSE
4 6 (17.65%) MCSA
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
5 7 (20.59%) Terminal Services
6 6 (17.65%) vSphere
7 5 (14.71%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (8.82%) XenApp
8 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (5.88%) XenServer
9 2 (5.88%) Xen
9 2 (5.88%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 10 (29.41%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Altiris
8 1 (2.94%) HP