The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Devon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.31% 4.05% 7.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 15.79% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 17
Average salary £19,200 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.91% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £20,770 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 76 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 23.97% 25.68% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 71 59
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,100 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 7 £20,400 -5.11%
Plymouth -3 4 £18,000 -38.98%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (81.48%) MS Excel
4 17 (62.96%) SLA
5 14 (51.85%) Backup Exec
6 13 (48.15%) Problem Management
6 13 (48.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (48.15%) Bomgar
7 12 (44.44%) SCCM
7 12 (44.44%) SCOM
7 12 (44.44%) WSUS
7 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
7 12 (44.44%) Nagios
7 12 (44.44%) CommVault
7 12 (44.44%) ITIL
8 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (29.63%) Firewall
10 7 (25.93%) Terminal Services
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) VPN
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Vista
11 6 (22.22%) Office 365
11 6 (22.22%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (81.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Support Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 9 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) PC Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) PC Support
3 4 (14.81%) PC Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (48.15%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Problem Management
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Terminal Services
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Backup Exec
2 12 (44.44%) WSUS
2 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 12 (44.44%) SCOM
2 12 (44.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Bomgar
3 12 (44.44%) CommVault
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix