The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 71 40
Rank change year-on-year -21 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 57 76 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.74% 3.30% 6.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.04% 14.62% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 108
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 568 520 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 27.32% 22.59% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 482 417 595
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Watford -1 26 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +14 16 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Stevenage -7 2 £25,750 -31.33%
Borehamwood -17 2 £32,500 -
St Albans +5 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Hertford -2 1 £19,000 -19.14%
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 - - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £36,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
4 82 (78.10%) Active Directory
5 76 (72.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (65.71%) MS Exchange
7 59 (56.19%) VMware
8 50 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (46.67%) Windows 7
10 48 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (43.81%) Office 365
11 46 (43.81%) Cisco
12 45 (42.86%) DNS
12 45 (42.86%) DHCP
13 43 (40.95%) Firewall
14 40 (38.10%) Hyper-V
15 37 (35.24%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (34.29%) CCNA
16 36 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (33.33%) MCP
18 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
18 32 (30.48%) ITIL
18 32 (30.48%) Citrix
19 30 (28.57%) VoIP
19 30 (28.57%) WAN
20 28 (26.67%) LAN
21 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (24.76%) SQL
21 26 (24.76%) VMware ESXi
22 25 (23.81%) MCTS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 69 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (18.10%) Skype for Business
4 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.71%) IIS
7 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (35.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.90%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (43.81%) Office 365
2 14 (13.33%) PaaS
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.95%) IaaS
6 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (42.86%) DHCP
1 45 (42.86%) DNS
2 43 (40.95%) Firewall
3 30 (28.57%) VoIP
3 30 (28.57%) WAN
4 28 (26.67%) LAN
5 22 (20.95%) VPN
6 21 (20.00%) SAN
6 21 (20.00%) VLAN
7 17 (16.19%) MPLS
7 17 (16.19%) Skype
8 16 (15.24%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (13.33%) ISDN
9 14 (13.33%) PBX
10 12 (11.43%) iSCSI
10 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.81%) Wireless
12 2 (1.90%) Internet
12 2 (1.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (15.24%) Retail
2 11 (10.48%) Games
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 31 (29.52%) Support Engineer
3 30 (28.57%) Analyst
3 30 (28.57%) IT Support
4 28 (26.67%) Support Analyst
5 23 (21.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (20.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
8 20 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 20 (19.05%) IT Analyst
9 19 (18.10%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (16.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
11 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
12 14 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 13 (12.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 13 (12.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
13 13 (12.38%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.48%) Replication
3 6 (5.71%) iPad
4 4 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.81%) EPoS
4 4 (3.81%) iPhone
4 4 (3.81%) User Experience
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Handset
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 76 (72.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 20 (19.05%) Linux
8 19 (18.10%) Windows XP
9 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (10.48%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.81%) Android
12 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.95%) Unix
13 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) Change Management
3 17 (16.19%) Problem Management
4 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
5 14 (13.33%) Coaching
5 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 8 (7.62%) Project Management
9 6 (5.71%) Information Security
10 5 (4.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 5 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.81%) CRM
11 4 (3.81%) Cryptography
11 4 (3.81%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (3.81%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.81%) Patch Management
11 4 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Regulatory Compliance
11 4 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) SQL
2 13 (12.38%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.43%) VBScript
4 7 (6.67%) C
5 5 (4.76%) VB
6 4 (3.81%) C++
7 3 (2.86%) C#
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) Java
9 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (34.29%) CCNA
2 36 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (33.33%) MCP
4 25 (23.81%) MCTS
5 24 (22.86%) MCSE
6 19 (18.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (16.19%) A+ Certification
8 12 (11.43%) CCAA
8 12 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (11.43%) MCSA
9 11 (10.48%) Degree
10 8 (7.62%) MCITP
11 4 (3.81%) CISSP
12 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.95%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (78.10%) Active Directory
2 48 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (38.10%) Hyper-V
4 26 (24.76%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (15.24%) Terminal Services
6 9 (8.57%) XenApp
7 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.81%) vSphere
8 4 (3.81%) XenServer
9 3 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) WSUS
2 9 (8.57%) SCCM
3 8 (7.62%) SCOM
4 5 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.86%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 59 (56.19%) VMware
3 46 (43.81%) Cisco
4 32 (30.48%) Citrix
5 17 (16.19%) HP
6 15 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 9 (8.57%) Veeam
8 7 (6.67%) IBM
9 6 (5.71%) Dell
10 4 (3.81%) Apple
10 4 (3.81%) Symantec
11 3 (2.86%) Acronis
11 3 (2.86%) CA
11 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.90%) EMC
12 2 (1.90%) McAfee
12 2 (1.90%) NetApp
12 2 (1.90%) Oracle
12 2 (1.90%) Sage
12 2 (1.90%) Sophos
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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