The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 2.27% 11.67% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 38.89% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Average salary £57,500 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.24% +13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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 Banbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 36.36% 30.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 24
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Banbury

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco