The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 25 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 58 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.22% 7.60% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 19.53% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 20
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 297 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.26% 38.93% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 146 223 240
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 31 (67.39%) MS Exchange
5 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
6 28 (60.87%) Windows 7
7 26 (56.52%) Windows 8
8 21 (45.65%) Linux
9 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
10 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
10 17 (36.96%) VMware
11 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
11 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
12 13 (28.26%) DNS
12 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (28.26%) MySQL
13 12 (26.09%) SQL
13 12 (26.09%) Citrix
13 12 (26.09%) DHCP
13 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (23.91%) ITIL
15 10 (21.74%) MCSA
15 10 (21.74%) MS Office
15 10 (21.74%) SLA
15 10 (21.74%) Cisco
15 10 (21.74%) Debian
15 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
16 9 (19.57%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 31 (67.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS Office
3 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) DHCP
3 8 (17.39%) LAN
3 8 (17.39%) WAN
4 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) VoIP
4 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
4 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.22%) NAS
4 7 (15.22%) Unified Communications
5 6 (13.04%) VPN
5 6 (13.04%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.35%) VLAN
8 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.17%) SSL
8 1 (2.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Desktop Support
2 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 20 (43.48%) Support Analyst
3 18 (39.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 18 (39.13%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (8.70%) IT Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 4 (8.70%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (6.52%) jQuery
4 3 (6.52%) Ajax
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Life Science
1 7 (15.22%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (60.87%) Windows 7
4 26 (56.52%) Windows 8
5 21 (45.65%) Linux
6 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (21.74%) Debian
9 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (15.22%) UNIX
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
11 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
12 3 (6.52%) SUSE
13 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Performance Management
2 7 (15.22%) Software Deployment
3 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.70%) Software Licensing
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) OOP
4 3 (6.52%) OO
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Product Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) C
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) MCSA
3 7 (15.22%) MOS
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.17%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) Firmware
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nagios
1 2 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) Nmap
2 1 (2.17%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
6 8 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (8.70%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Zend
9 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) Telerik
10 1 (2.17%) Cognos
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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