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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 30 38 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 52 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.58% 6.43% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.71% 26.40% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 20
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,700 £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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 197 189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.42% 24.35% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 82 172 181
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +18 28 £35,000 +16.66%
Dunstable -13 4 £42,500 +3.03%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (88.64%) Windows Server
3 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
4 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
5 28 (63.64%) SQL
6 26 (59.09%) IIS
7 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
8 18 (40.91%) Office 365
9 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
9 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (34.09%) ITIL
10 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
10 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
11 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
12 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
12 12 (27.27%) SaaS
13 10 (22.73%) .NET
14 9 (20.45%) MVC
14 9 (20.45%) C#
14 9 (20.45%) HTML
14 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
14 9 (20.45%) MCP
14 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
14 9 (20.45%) CSS
14 9 (20.45%) Web Services
14 9 (20.45%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 26 (59.09%) IIS
2 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Office 365
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (27.27%) SaaS
4 4 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
1 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) IT Support
5 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) CSS3
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) jQuery
2 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 6 (13.64%) HTML5
3 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Virtual Team
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (88.64%) Windows Server
3 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) MVC
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (18.18%) DevOps
4 8 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 8 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
4 8 (18.18%) SDLC
5 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (15.91%) High Availability
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.64%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
3 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (20.45%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) MCP
1 9 (20.45%) MCSA
1 9 (20.45%) MCSE
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCIP
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) CCSP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Veeam