The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 28 31
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 21.05% 5.95% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 19.64% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 15
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 56 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 36.84% 30.27% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 44
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £19,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bedford.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 14 (50.00%) IIS
5 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (50.00%) Office 365
5 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
7 12 (42.86%) ITIL
8 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
8 11 (39.29%) SaaS
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (28.57%) SDLC
10 8 (28.57%) DevOps
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (21.43%) MCP
12 6 (21.43%) MCSE
12 6 (21.43%) MCSA
12 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
12 6 (21.43%) Problem Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (50.00%) IIS
2 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
2 11 (39.29%) SaaS
3 4 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) IT Support
3 6 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Azure Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) SDLC
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (17.86%) High Availability
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (17.86%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.57%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) MCP
1 6 (21.43%) MCSA
1 6 (21.43%) MCSE
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCIP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCSP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam