Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 97 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 -44 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 137 130 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.11% 2.91% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.64% 12.54% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 112 107 185
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -8.45%
10th Percentile £26,300 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £48,750
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1287 1037 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.22% 23.17% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 859 1127
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,500
East of England median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +1.19% +5.00%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Watford +23 54 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 32 £50,000 +25.00%
Welwyn Garden City +2 17 £40,000 -33.33%
St Albans +4 7 £31,250 -47.92%
Borehamwood - 7 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth +6 5 £42,000 +22.63%
Stevenage -29 3 £19,000 -26.92%
Bishop's Stortford -15 2 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £36,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (80.29%) Windows Server
3 102 (74.45%) Active Directory
4 85 (62.04%) MS Exchange
4 85 (62.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (60.58%) Microsoft
6 76 (55.47%) VMware
7 57 (41.61%) DNS
7 57 (41.61%) Windows 7
8 55 (40.15%) Hyper-V
8 55 (40.15%) Firewall
9 52 (37.96%) DHCP
10 50 (36.50%) Cisco
11 49 (35.77%) ITIL
11 49 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (33.58%) VoIP
13 45 (32.85%) Microsoft Office
14 43 (31.39%) SAN
15 42 (30.66%) SQL Server
16 39 (28.47%) Linux
16 39 (28.47%) TCP/IP
16 39 (28.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 39 (28.47%) Office 365
17 36 (26.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 35 (25.55%) Disaster Recovery
19 34 (24.82%) Exchange Server 2013
20 33 (24.09%) VPN
20 33 (24.09%) LAN
20 33 (24.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (23.36%) Windows 10

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 85 (62.04%) MS Exchange
2 39 (28.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (24.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (15.33%) Skype for Business
5 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.92%) CMS
7 4 (2.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.73%) Apache
8 1 (0.73%) Drupal
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (32.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.65%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (2.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.47%) Office 365
2 14 (10.22%) PaaS
3 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.73%) G Suite
5 1 (0.73%) IaaS
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (41.61%) DNS
2 55 (40.15%) Firewall
3 52 (37.96%) DHCP
4 46 (33.58%) VoIP
5 43 (31.39%) SAN
6 39 (28.47%) TCP/IP
7 33 (24.09%) LAN
7 33 (24.09%) VPN
8 30 (21.90%) WAN
9 25 (18.25%) VLAN
10 21 (15.33%) Skype
11 20 (14.60%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (13.14%) iSCSI
13 15 (10.95%) MPLS
14 14 (10.22%) ISDN
14 14 (10.22%) PBX
15 10 (7.30%) NAS
16 9 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (4.38%) SMTP
18 3 (2.19%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) OLTP
4 1 (0.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) AdminStudio
1 3 (2.19%) MSI
1 3 (2.19%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (11.68%) Retail
2 14 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.49%) Games
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Finance
6 2 (1.46%) Front Office
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 36 (26.28%) Support Engineer
2 25 (18.25%) Analyst
3 24 (17.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 23 (16.79%) Support Analyst
5 20 (14.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 20 (14.60%) IT Support
6 16 (11.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) IT Analyst
7 13 (9.49%) IT Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) IT Manager
7 13 (9.49%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (8.76%) Office 365 Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Security Engineer
10 9 (6.57%) Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (6.57%) Information Security Engineer
10 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
1 8 (5.84%) Spring
2 5 (3.65%) CSS
2 5 (3.65%) HTML
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) Middleware
4 1 (0.73%) SAML
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.22%) Replication
3 9 (6.57%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (6.57%) iPhone
3 9 (6.57%) User Experience
4 6 (4.38%) Handset
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.46%) Fintech
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (80.29%) Windows Server
3 85 (62.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (41.61%) Windows 7
5 39 (28.47%) Linux
6 36 (26.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (23.36%) Windows 10
8 20 (14.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (14.60%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.84%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.38%) CentOS
10 6 (4.38%) Mac OS
10 6 (4.38%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.73%) Android
14 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) ITIL
2 35 (25.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (17.52%) Problem Management
4 20 (14.60%) Mentoring
5 18 (13.14%) Change Management
6 15 (10.95%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.95%) Information Security
6 15 (10.95%) ITIL V3
7 14 (10.22%) Coaching
8 12 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (8.76%) Patch Management
9 10 (7.30%) Logistics
9 10 (7.30%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.57%) Cryptography
10 9 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.57%) Data Protection
10 9 (6.57%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (6.57%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (6.57%) Regulatory Compliance
11 8 (5.84%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 23 (16.79%) PowerShell
3 18 (13.14%) VBScript
4 12 (8.76%) VB
5 10 (7.30%) C
5 10 (7.30%) C#
6 9 (6.57%) Java
7 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.92%) C++
8 4 (2.92%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (24.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.44%) CCNA
2 28 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (15.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (14.60%) MCSE
5 18 (13.14%) MCP
6 16 (11.68%) MCTS
7 15 (10.95%) CCAA
7 15 (10.95%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.84%) A+ Certification
9 7 (5.11%) MCSA
10 6 (4.38%) CISSP
11 5 (3.65%) Degree
12 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 9 (6.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 9 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.57%) PCI DSS
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (74.45%) Active Directory
2 55 (40.15%) Hyper-V
3 49 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (16.06%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (14.60%) Terminal Services
6 9 (6.57%) vSphere
6 9 (6.57%) XenApp
7 6 (4.38%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (3.65%) XenServer
9 4 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.46%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) WSUS
2 8 (5.84%) SCCM
3 6 (4.38%) vCenter Server
4 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.19%) WMI
6 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.73%) OpenView
6 1 (0.73%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.73%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 83 (60.58%) Microsoft
2 76 (55.47%) VMware
3 50 (36.50%) Cisco
4 31 (22.63%) Citrix
5 26 (18.98%) HP
6 18 (13.14%) SonicWALL
7 17 (12.41%) Dell
8 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
9 9 (6.57%) Symantec
10 7 (5.11%) Avaya
11 6 (4.38%) Zeacom
12 5 (3.65%) Sage
12 5 (3.65%) Splunk
13 3 (2.19%) SAP
13 3 (2.19%) WatchGuard
14 2 (1.46%) EMC
14 2 (1.46%) IBM
14 2 (1.46%) Meraki
15 1 (0.73%) Concur
15 1 (0.73%) Sun