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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.69% 14.62% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 44.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
101 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 56.74% 33.08% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 21
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (81.82%) PowerShell
4 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (72.73%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) CommVault
6 11 (50.00%) Nagios
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 11 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (50.00%) Project Management
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) Juniper
9 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 7 (31.82%) Perl
9 7 (31.82%) PHP
9 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
9 7 (31.82%) Network Security
9 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 7 (31.82%) Veeam
9 7 (31.82%) Product Management
9 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (22.73%) MCSE
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Technical Architect
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 7 (31.82%) Product Management
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (18.18%) Server Building
4 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
6 2 (9.09%) Presales
7 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 7 (31.82%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO22301
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) Docker
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (18.18%) Icinga
3 3 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (13.64%) Legato
3 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) CommVault
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Juniper
5 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
5 7 (31.82%) Veeam
6 4 (18.18%) Sophos
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) Intel Security