Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 67 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.39% 2.80% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 16.06% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 49
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,600 £21,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 267 218 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 26.54% 17.45% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 246 184 302
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,528 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £23,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £55,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -9 9 £26,500 -11.67%
Luton +1 6 £45,000 +63.64% 2
Shefford 0 5 £29,000 -31.76% 5
Dunstable +6 4 £45,000 +63.64%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (54.17%) VMware
6 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (45.83%) Firewall
7 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
10 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
10 7 (29.17%) Office 365
10 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
11 6 (25.00%) McAfee
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) Dell
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (25.00%) WAN
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL
12 5 (20.83%) LAN
12 5 (20.83%) Juniper
12 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
12 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (20.83%) VPLS
13 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (29.17%) Office 365
3 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) VPN
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) VPLS
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.17%) IPv4
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) AutoIt
General
1 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Presales Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) Content Management
4 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Presales
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.17%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Server Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCP
2 4 (16.67%) MCSA
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) CCA
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Dell
3 6 (25.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Capita
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) Shavlik
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec