The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 4 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 25.60% 11.11% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.31% 30.77% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 3
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 30.36% 36.11% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 35
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Abingdon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (93.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (80.95%) VMware
3 51 (80.95%) MS Excel
3 51 (80.95%) SAN
4 49 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (77.78%) MCSE
4 49 (77.78%) DNS
4 49 (77.78%) Wireless
5 47 (74.60%) MCITP
5 47 (74.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (74.60%) DHCP
5 47 (74.60%) Citrix
6 46 (73.02%) HP
6 46 (73.02%) EMC
6 46 (73.02%) Apple
6 46 (73.02%) Juniper
6 46 (73.02%) MCSA
6 46 (73.02%) Veeam
6 46 (73.02%) Meru Networks
6 46 (73.02%) MCTS
7 34 (53.97%) Symantec
7 34 (53.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (53.97%) Backup Exec
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (19.05%) Firewall
10 10 (15.87%) SQL
10 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.29%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) IIS
3 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (80.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (80.95%) SAN
2 49 (77.78%) Wireless
2 49 (77.78%) DNS
3 47 (74.60%) DHCP
4 12 (19.05%) Firewall
5 8 (12.70%) VPN
6 6 (9.52%) LAN
7 5 (7.94%) WAN
7 5 (7.94%) Network Security
8 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.35%) Internet
8 4 (6.35%) SNMP
9 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.17%) HTTP
9 2 (3.17%) GPRS
9 2 (3.17%) WLAN
10 1 (1.59%) VoIP
10 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 23 (36.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (30.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 16 (25.40%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (25.40%) Analyst
4 16 (25.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Service Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) IT Support
7 7 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Head of IT
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Support Specialist
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) HTML
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
1 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.35%) XML
1 4 (6.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Biotechnology
1 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (93.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.35%) UNIX
5 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (6.35%) Project Management
1 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
1 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Time Management
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.59%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (77.78%) MCSE
1 49 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (74.60%) MCITP
3 46 (73.02%) MCTS
3 46 (73.02%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (74.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (53.97%) Norton AntiVirus
1 34 (53.97%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (80.95%) VMware
2 47 (74.60%) Citrix
3 46 (73.02%) Juniper
3 46 (73.02%) Apple
3 46 (73.02%) HP
3 46 (73.02%) Veeam
3 46 (73.02%) Meru Networks
3 46 (73.02%) EMC
4 34 (53.97%) Symantec
5 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.35%) Dell
6 4 (6.35%) Avaya
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
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