The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.98% 1.64% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 6.50% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 19
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £20,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
East Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
244 200 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 25.99% 25.22% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 219 163 343
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 40 (74.07%) MS Exchange
4 39 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (72.22%) VMware
5 31 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
7 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (37.04%) MS Office
8 20 (37.04%) SAN
9 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (29.63%) DHCP
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (27.78%) Firewall
12 14 (25.93%) Cisco
12 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
13 13 (24.07%) Citrix
14 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (20.37%) DNS
15 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
15 10 (18.52%) McAfee
16 9 (16.67%) Network Architecture
16 9 (16.67%) VMware Server
16 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
16 9 (16.67%) IIS
16 9 (16.67%) MCP
17 8 (14.81%) COM+

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 40 (74.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) IIS
6 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (7.41%) Lync
8 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Office
2 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) SAN
2 16 (29.63%) DHCP
3 15 (27.78%) Firewall
4 11 (20.37%) DNS
5 7 (12.96%) VLAN
5 7 (12.96%) iSCSI
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.11%) WAN
6 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) IT Support
2 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Support Analyst
3 17 (31.48%) Support Engineer
4 15 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (27.78%) Administrator
5 13 (24.07%) Help Desk Support
6 12 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (18.52%) Senior IT Support
8 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
8 9 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (16.67%) Systems Support
9 8 (14.81%) Support Technician
9 8 (14.81%) IT Administrator
9 8 (14.81%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (14.81%) Systems Support Engineer
9 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Technician
10 7 (12.96%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.85%) Coaching
5 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) MCP
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.70%) MCSA
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 45 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 31 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 7 (12.96%) Terminal Services
4 7 (12.96%) XenApp
4 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 7 (12.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (11.11%) NetCrunch
3 6 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) VMware
2 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Cisco
4 13 (24.07%) Citrix
5 10 (18.52%) McAfee
6 7 (12.96%) SonicWALL
6 7 (12.96%) EMC
6 7 (12.96%) Symantec
7 6 (11.11%) Splunk
8 4 (7.41%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 3 (5.56%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas
10 1 (1.85%) Progress
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos
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