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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 5 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 20.25% 9.33% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 36.84% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 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
44 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 27.85% 25.33% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 37
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 £28,000 £20,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £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 23 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (94.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 59 (84.29%) SAN
4 58 (82.86%) VMware
5 57 (81.43%) MS Excel
6 56 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 55 (78.57%) Wireless
7 55 (78.57%) DNS
7 55 (78.57%) Citrix
8 54 (77.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (77.14%) MCSE
9 53 (75.71%) DHCP
9 53 (75.71%) MCITP
10 52 (74.29%) MCTS
10 52 (74.29%) Veeam
10 52 (74.29%) Meru Networks
10 52 (74.29%) MCSA
10 52 (74.29%) HP
10 52 (74.29%) EMC
10 52 (74.29%) Apple
10 52 (74.29%) Juniper
11 49 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (55.71%) Mentoring
13 37 (52.86%) Backup Exec
13 37 (52.86%) Symantec
13 37 (52.86%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.71%) Firewall
16 9 (12.86%) SQL
16 9 (12.86%) Microsoft

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (81.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (84.29%) SAN
2 55 (78.57%) Wireless
2 55 (78.57%) DNS
3 53 (75.71%) DHCP
4 11 (15.71%) Firewall
5 7 (10.00%) VPN
6 5 (7.14%) LAN
7 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 4 (5.71%) Internet
7 4 (5.71%) Network Security
7 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.29%) SNMP
9 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.86%) HTTP
9 2 (2.86%) GPRS
9 2 (2.86%) WLAN
10 1 (1.43%) VoIP
10 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.29%) Big Data
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 28 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (22.86%) Analyst
4 16 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (18.57%) Service Analyst
5 13 (18.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) IT Support
7 7 (10.00%) Customer Support Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Head of IT
9 4 (5.71%) Support Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) HTML
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
1 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.29%) XML
1 3 (4.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Biotechnology
1 4 (5.71%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (94.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.29%) UNIX
5 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Mentoring
2 4 (5.71%) People Management
2 4 (5.71%) Project Management
3 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.29%) ITIL
3 3 (4.29%) Numerical Analysis
3 3 (4.29%) Performance Testing
3 3 (4.29%) Analytics
3 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (4.29%) Line Management
4 1 (1.43%) Time Management
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (77.14%) MCSE
1 54 (77.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (75.71%) MCITP
3 52 (74.29%) MCTS
3 52 (74.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) CISSP
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (52.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 37 (52.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (82.86%) VMware
2 55 (78.57%) Citrix
3 52 (74.29%) Juniper
3 52 (74.29%) Apple
3 52 (74.29%) HP
3 52 (74.29%) Veeam
3 52 (74.29%) Meru Networks
3 52 (74.29%) EMC
4 37 (52.86%) Symantec
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.71%) Dell
6 4 (5.71%) Avaya
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
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