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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 71 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.35% 1.95% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 10.11% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 32
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 112 178 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.92% 19.31% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 89 170 191
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +12 3 £21,500 -2.27% 2
Luton +4 3 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
4 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (62.22%) SQL
5 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
6 23 (51.11%) IIS
7 18 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 18 (40.00%) Office 365
8 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
8 17 (37.78%) ITIL
8 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
10 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (26.67%) SaaS
12 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
13 9 (20.00%) VBScript
13 9 (20.00%) .NET
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
14 8 (17.78%) High Availability
14 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (17.78%) DevOps
14 8 (17.78%) SDLC
14 8 (17.78%) Finance
14 8 (17.78%) VMware
14 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003

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 23 (51.11%) IIS
2 18 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Office 365
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (26.67%) SaaS
4 5 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) IT Support
4 6 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.89%) Server Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (13.33%) CSS
2 6 (13.33%) CSS3
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) HTML5
2 6 (13.33%) jQuery
2 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) High Availability
4 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.33%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) CRM
8 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
3 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.00%) VBScript
5 6 (13.33%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) MCP
1 8 (17.78%) MCSA
1 8 (17.78%) MCSE
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CCIP
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) CCSP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.22%) arcserve
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.22%) Veeam
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 21 days ago