Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.81% 6.29% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 19.88% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 12
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.20% +8.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £26,050
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,750 £46,925
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +11.94%

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 246 322 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.00% 31.63% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 206 224 129
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% -9.55% -1.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £64,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (80.56%) Windows 7
4 27 (75.00%) Windows 10
5 23 (63.89%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
7 19 (52.78%) VMware
8 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (38.89%) Office 365
10 12 (33.33%) Citrix
10 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 9 (25.00%) Firewall
11 9 (25.00%) XenApp
11 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
12 8 (22.22%) Linux
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
14 6 (16.67%) XenServer
14 6 (16.67%) Presales
14 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (16.67%) Meraki
14 6 (16.67%) DNS
14 6 (16.67%) DHCP
15 5 (13.89%) SQL
15 5 (13.89%) SQL Server

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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (5.56%) Skype
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) IT Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) IT Support
3 15 (41.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.56%) Handset
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Windows 7
3 27 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (16.67%) Presales
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V2
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) ITSM
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) Organisational Learning
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) XenApp
2 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.67%) XenServer
5 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.56%) Firmware
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) Meraki
5 4 (11.11%) Asigra
5 4 (11.11%) Veeam
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.56%) Lotus
7 2 (5.56%) Mitel