Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.72% 4.65% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 16.23% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 22
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.16% +5.08%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,439 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,225 £46,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% +15.38% -

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 216 302 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.46% 28.68% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 194 214 160
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,650 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Watford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Watford over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (70.83%) Windows 7
5 17 (70.83%) VMware
6 16 (66.67%) Windows 10
7 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
8 12 (50.00%) Citrix
8 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (50.00%) Office 365
9 10 (41.67%) XenApp
10 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
10 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (25.00%) Meraki
12 6 (25.00%) Presales
12 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (25.00%) XenServer
12 6 (25.00%) Linux
12 6 (25.00%) Firewall
13 5 (20.83%) SQL
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (20.83%) SCCM
13 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
14 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (16.67%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
1 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) IT Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) IT Support
4 5 (20.83%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Server Support
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (70.83%) Windows 7
4 16 (66.67%) Windows 10
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (25.00%) Presales
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) MOF
6 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.17%) Power Management
6 1 (4.17%) Proactive Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) XenApp
3 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 6 (25.00%) XenServer
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) Simpana
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.17%) WMI
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Meraki
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 2 (8.33%) Asigra
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) CommVault
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec