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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 84 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.36% 1.95% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 6.78% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 16
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
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
185 354 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 22.00% 28.73% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 158 318 160
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 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 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) MS Office
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (36.84%) SaaS
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) IIS
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) MCP
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Server
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) IaaS
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
9 4 (21.05%) Network Security
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
11 2 (10.53%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (36.84%) IIS
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) SaaS
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Support
3 6 (31.58%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Help Desk Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (26.32%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Network Support
7 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) VMware