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 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 76 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.44% 1.60% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 7.69% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 36
Average salary £38,000 £21,250 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.82% -38.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £34,300 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
223 143 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 24.67% 20.85% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 198 118 270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £20,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) Active Directory
3 38 (82.61%) VMware
4 31 (67.39%) MS Exchange
5 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
10 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
10 19 (41.30%) SAN
10 19 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (30.43%) Cisco
12 14 (30.43%) MS Office
12 14 (30.43%) Firewall
13 13 (28.26%) DNS
13 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (26.09%) IIS
15 10 (21.74%) DHCP
15 10 (21.74%) Backup Exec
15 10 (21.74%) McAfee
16 9 (19.57%) Network Architecture
16 9 (19.57%) VMware Server
16 9 (19.57%) MCP
17 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
17 8 (17.39%) COM+
17 8 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (17.39%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (67.39%) MS Exchange
2 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (26.09%) IIS
6 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.70%) Lync
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (30.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) SAN
2 14 (30.43%) Firewall
3 13 (28.26%) DNS
4 10 (21.74%) DHCP
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (15.22%) VLAN
5 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
6 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.52%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) LAN
8 1 (2.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) IT Support
2 14 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (30.43%) Administrator
2 14 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Senior IT Support
5 9 (19.57%) Help Desk Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Consultant
6 8 (17.39%) Support Technician
6 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Technician
7 7 (15.22%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) COM+
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Network Architecture
2 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.04%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) MCP
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 39 (84.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Server
4 7 (15.22%) XenApp
4 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.52%) vSphere
7 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 7 (15.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (13.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (13.04%) NetCrunch
4 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.52%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) VMware
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 10 (21.74%) McAfee
5 7 (15.22%) SonicWALL
5 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 7 (15.22%) EMC
5 7 (15.22%) Citrix
6 6 (13.04%) Splunk
7 4 (8.70%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Dell
8 3 (6.52%) NetApp
8 3 (6.52%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) Sophos