The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 90 87
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.02% 1.37% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 3.88% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 25
Median salary £57,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.62% +11.53%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 418 412 445
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.38% 35.27% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 341 359 367
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
4 20 (54.05%) Firewall
5 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 15 (40.54%) Office 365
6 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
7 13 (35.14%) SQL
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.03%) Linux
9 10 (27.03%) VMware
10 9 (24.32%) IIS
10 9 (24.32%) VLAN
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
11 8 (21.62%) NETGEAR
11 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (21.62%) Apple
12 7 (18.92%) Sophos
12 7 (18.92%) Web Services
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle
13 6 (16.22%) Java
13 6 (16.22%) Cisco
14 5 (13.51%) SLA
14 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) IIS
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.51%) Apache
4 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Office 365
2 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) VLAN
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) IT Manager
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Systems Manager
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
2 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
1 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Information Security
3 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
3 2 (5.41%) Network Management
3 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Software Audit
4 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) MCSA
1 4 (10.81%) MCSE
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) CEH
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Apple
3 8 (21.62%) NETGEAR
4 7 (18.92%) Sophos
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.70%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard