The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.30% 3.53% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 12.16% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 18
Average salary £20,500 £29,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.50% -0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £20,440 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
104 74 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 24.53% 29.02% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87 68 73
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,960 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram 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 29 August 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 -9 9 £20,500 -42.25%
Plymouth -5 3 £18,000 -38.98% 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (82.61%) MS Excel
4 14 (60.87%) ITIL
4 14 (60.87%) SLA
5 13 (56.52%) Service Delivery
5 13 (56.52%) Backup Exec
6 12 (52.17%) WSUS
6 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
6 12 (52.17%) Nagios
6 12 (52.17%) CommVault
6 12 (52.17%) SCCM
6 12 (52.17%) SCOM
6 12 (52.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 12 (52.17%) Bomgar
7 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
10 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
10 5 (21.74%) DHCP
10 5 (21.74%) VPN
10 5 (21.74%) DNS
10 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
10 5 (21.74%) IIS
10 5 (21.74%) MS Office
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
10 5 (21.74%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (82.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Support Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Support Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Support
3 3 (13.04%) PC Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) PC Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.04%) PC Support
3 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Service Delivery
3 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Backup Exec
2 12 (52.17%) WSUS
2 12 (52.17%) SCCM
2 12 (52.17%) SCOM
2 12 (52.17%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) CommVault
2 12 (52.17%) Bomgar
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) VMware