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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.15% 1.85% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 6.25% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
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 £29,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £45,500
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
208 112 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.76% 29.55% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 146 79 125
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £46,750
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 21 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (77.19%) MS Exchange
3 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 42 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (70.18%) VMware
5 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
6 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (50.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (49.12%) MS Excel
9 23 (40.35%) ITIL
10 22 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (36.84%) DNS
12 17 (29.82%) Windows XP
13 16 (28.07%) DHCP
13 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
14 15 (26.32%) Windows Vista
14 15 (26.32%) VMware ESX
14 15 (26.32%) Firewall
15 14 (24.56%) Retail
15 14 (24.56%) Cisco
15 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (22.81%) Lync
16 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
16 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (22.81%) Degree
16 13 (22.81%) Finance
17 12 (21.05%) Manufacturing
17 12 (21.05%) VoIP
17 12 (21.05%) WAN
17 12 (21.05%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (77.19%) MS Exchange
2 22 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (22.81%) Lync
5 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (49.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Office 365
2 6 (10.53%) PaaS
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) DNS
2 16 (28.07%) DHCP
3 15 (26.32%) Firewall
4 12 (21.05%) LAN
4 12 (21.05%) VoIP
4 12 (21.05%) WAN
5 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
6 9 (15.79%) VPN
6 9 (15.79%) MPLS
7 6 (10.53%) VLAN
7 6 (10.53%) ISDN
7 6 (10.53%) SAN
7 6 (10.53%) PBX
8 4 (7.02%) Wireless
9 3 (5.26%) OSPF
9 3 (5.26%) BGP
9 3 (5.26%) VPLS
10 1 (1.75%) NAS
10 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 14 (24.56%) Retail
2 13 (22.81%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 6 (10.53%) Server Support
7 6 (10.53%) Architect
7 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
8 5 (8.77%) IT Support
8 5 (8.77%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (7.02%) IT Architect
10 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) COM
1 3 (5.26%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.53%) Handset
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (29.82%) Windows XP
5 15 (26.32%) Windows Vista
6 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (14.04%) Linux
8 6 (10.53%) VMS
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) ITIL
2 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
3 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) Coaching
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Information Security
7 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.26%) Service Management
10 2 (3.51%) Network Design
10 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.75%) Trend Analysis
11 1 (1.75%) Change Control
11 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.75%) Line Management
11 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 11 (19.30%) CCNP
3 10 (17.54%) CCNA
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.04%) MCSE
5 6 (10.53%) MCSA
5 6 (10.53%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 29 (50.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (26.32%) VMware ESX
4 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
5 12 (21.05%) Terminal Services
6 6 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (8.77%) vSphere
8 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.51%) XenApp
9 2 (3.51%) XenServer
9 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 40 (70.18%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 8 (14.04%) Citrix
4 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.53%) IBM
6 4 (7.02%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) Altiris
8 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (1.75%) HP