Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 86 49
Rank change year-on-year +44 -37 +44
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 32 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.26% 2.22% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.21% 14.95% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 90
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,575 £25,675 £27,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,625 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £35,250 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.42% +12.31% -7.14%

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 188 214 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.05% 14.84% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 174 196 429
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £58,750 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Luton +38 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bedford +15 10 £59,250 +75.56% 3
Shefford - 4 £43,750 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
4 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 21 (55.26%) VMware
6 20 (52.63%) Firewall
7 19 (50.00%) ITIL
8 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (36.84%) CCNA
10 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
12 12 (31.58%) Office 365
13 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (23.68%) MCITP
14 9 (23.68%) Cisco
14 9 (23.68%) Finance
15 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
16 7 (18.42%) Degree
16 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
16 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (18.42%) Billing
16 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
16 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (18.42%) Power BI
17 6 (15.79%) ITSM

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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (31.58%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) PaaS
4 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (13.16%) IaaS
5 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Internet
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) MPLS
5 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Power BI
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Billing
2 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (18.42%) Server Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) IT Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 26 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (15.79%) High Availability
3 6 (15.79%) ITSM
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Email Filtering
4 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
4 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.16%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Runbook
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.26%) Active Listening
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNA
2 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.68%) MCITP
4 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 6 (15.79%) MCP
5 6 (15.79%) MCSE
6 5 (13.16%) CCNP
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
1 21 (55.26%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Capita
5 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase