Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 102 49
Rank change year-on-year +47 -53 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 19 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.58% 1.18% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.31% 7.22% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 90
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -8.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £22,325 £21,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 202 263 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.55% 16.38% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 178 237 497
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,175 £21,700 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +29 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bedford +26 13 £30,000 +33.33%
Shefford - 2 £42,500 -
Dunstable -23 1 £27,500 -38.89%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (94.87%) Windows Server
3 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
4 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
5 24 (61.54%) Office 365
6 23 (58.97%) ITIL
7 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
9 18 (46.15%) VMware
10 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
11 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
11 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (28.21%) Change Management
12 11 (28.21%) CCNA
12 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (25.64%) Problem Management
13 10 (25.64%) Firewall
14 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
15 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
15 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (17.95%) Cisco
16 7 (17.95%) Internet
16 7 (17.95%) MCITP
16 7 (17.95%) Degree
16 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
16 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (15.38%) High Availability

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 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) SAN
3 6 (15.38%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) Intranet
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Dutch Language
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) IT Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 14 (35.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (28.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) IT Support
5 10 (25.64%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (15.38%) Analyst
8 6 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) CSS3
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) HTML5
1 3 (7.69%) jQuery
1 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) EPoS
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (94.87%) Windows Server
3 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.21%) Change Management
4 10 (25.64%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.38%) High Availability
5 6 (15.38%) IT Strategy
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Email Filtering
6 5 (12.82%) ITSM
6 5 (12.82%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.82%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
9 2 (5.13%) Active Listening
9 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNA
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 7 (17.95%) MCITP
4 5 (12.82%) MCP
4 5 (12.82%) MCSE
5 4 (10.26%) CCNP
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) arcserve
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec