Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 54 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 44 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.92% 3.65% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.78% 22.56% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 76
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -15.15%
10th Percentile £25,650 £24,850 £27,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,875 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% -1.45%

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 254 195 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 28.48% 16.18% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 237 169 360
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,056 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.37% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -4 15 £52,500 +75.00%
Luton +12 8 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Shefford - 3 £45,000 -
Dunstable +7 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows Server
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 20 (57.14%) PowerShell
7 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (42.86%) SQL
8 15 (42.86%) Firewall
9 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (40.00%) ITIL
9 14 (40.00%) VMware
10 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
11 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (22.86%) CCNA
12 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (20.00%) PaaS
13 7 (20.00%) Power BI
13 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (20.00%) Finance
13 7 (20.00%) Billing
13 7 (20.00%) MCITP
13 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (17.14%) MCP
14 6 (17.14%) MCSE
14 6 (17.14%) Cisco

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 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.57%) CMS
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.00%) PaaS
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (14.29%) IaaS
5 4 (11.43%) SaaS
6 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.86%) IPv4
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) AutoIt
General
1 7 (20.00%) Billing
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.71%) iPhone
2 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 5 (14.29%) Runbook
5 3 (8.57%) Content Management
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
5 3 (8.57%) Presales
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Email Filtering
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.86%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNA
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (20.00%) MCITP
4 6 (17.14%) MCP
4 6 (17.14%) MCSE
5 5 (14.29%) MCSA
6 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.86%) CCA
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) Firmware
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Capita
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Shavlik
7 1 (2.86%) Sybase
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec