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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.81% 3.71% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.85% 17.82% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 15
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,800 £40,000
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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 164 101 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 30.31% 20.82% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 113 74 119
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
4 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
6 29 (74.36%) Office 365
7 27 (69.23%) MS Exchange
8 26 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (58.97%) VMware
10 22 (56.41%) Firewall
11 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (48.72%) Linux
14 18 (46.15%) ITIL
14 18 (46.15%) VoIP
14 18 (46.15%) DHCP
14 18 (46.15%) DNS
15 17 (43.59%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (43.59%) Skype for Business
16 16 (41.03%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
16 16 (41.03%) VPN
16 16 (41.03%) Terminal Services
16 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (38.46%) Retail
17 15 (38.46%) WAN
17 15 (38.46%) LAN
17 15 (38.46%) Data Centre
17 15 (38.46%) Skype
18 14 (35.90%) Coaching

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 27 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (43.59%) Skype for Business
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (74.36%) Office 365
2 14 (35.90%) PaaS
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) DHCP
2 18 (46.15%) DNS
2 18 (46.15%) VoIP
3 16 (41.03%) Remote Desktop
3 16 (41.03%) VPN
4 15 (38.46%) LAN
4 15 (38.46%) Skype
4 15 (38.46%) WAN
5 14 (35.90%) ISDN
5 14 (35.90%) MPLS
5 14 (35.90%) PBX
5 14 (35.90%) VLAN
6 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (38.46%) Retail
2 11 (28.21%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 21 (53.85%) Office 365 Engineer
2 19 (48.72%) Support Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Active Directory Support
4 13 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 13 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 12 (30.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (30.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) IT Support
8 5 (12.82%) Analyst
8 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
8 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Handset
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (48.72%) Linux
6 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.26%) Android
9 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
3 14 (35.90%) Coaching
3 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 2 (5.13%) Logistics
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (43.59%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (41.03%) Terminal Services
5 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
6 6 (15.38%) XenApp
6 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 4 (10.26%) XenServer
8 3 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) WSUS
2 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Acronis
5 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
5 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) Sage
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) HP
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