The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 7 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 21.32% 2.27% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.31% 7.69% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 10
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -32.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,100 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £36,900 £55,250
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 47.06% 29.55% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 47
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £34,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (95.24%) VMware
3 36 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (71.43%) ITIL
5 28 (66.67%) SAN
6 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (45.24%) HP
7 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
8 15 (35.71%) DNS
8 15 (35.71%) Server Building
8 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
9 14 (33.33%) DHCP
9 14 (33.33%) Citrix
9 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
10 13 (30.95%) Server Hardening
10 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (30.95%) SCCM
10 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 12 (28.57%) Dell
11 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (26.19%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
13 9 (21.43%) Migration
13 9 (21.43%) Replication
14 8 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (19.05%) vSphere
15 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 8 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) SAN
2 15 (35.71%) DNS
3 14 (33.33%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
7 2 (4.76%) SSH
7 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) WAN
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) DTS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Administrator
2 11 (26.19%) Server Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) DBA
4 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Wintel Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Replication
3 4 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) VMS
7 1 (2.38%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Server Building
3 13 (30.95%) Server Hardening
3 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (26.19%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (21.43%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Coaching
7 5 (11.90%) Scrum
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) Security Hardening
10 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (4.76%) High Availability
11 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
5 8 (19.05%) vSphere
6 6 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (7.14%) Firmware
8 2 (4.76%) XenApp
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.38%) XenServer
9 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) HP
3 14 (33.33%) Citrix
4 12 (28.57%) Dell
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) Fujitsu
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) Veritas
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.38%) Veeam