The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 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 Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 54 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.53% 7.02% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.65% 21.60% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 18
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £33,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
253 250 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.89% 32.51% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 233 188 102
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bournemouth +9 27 £32,000 -3.03% 2
Poole - 1 £22,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (60.78%) VMware
4 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (54.90%) Citrix
6 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (37.25%) Firewall
7 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
8 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (31.37%) MCSE
10 15 (29.41%) MCITP
11 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
12 13 (25.49%) Windows Vista
12 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (23.53%) Fat Client
13 12 (23.53%) Thin Client
13 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (23.53%) CCA
13 12 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 9 (17.65%) MS Office
15 8 (15.69%) IIS
15 8 (15.69%) DHCP
15 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
15 8 (15.69%) DNS
16 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.69%) IIS
3 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (13.73%) Lync
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SalesLogix
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.69%) DHCP
3 8 (15.69%) DNS
4 7 (13.73%) SAN
5 6 (11.76%) LAN
5 6 (11.76%) WAN
5 6 (11.76%) VLAN
6 4 (7.84%) FTP
7 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.88%) IPsec
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) VPN
7 3 (5.88%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) IT Support
2 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 12 (23.53%) Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Developer
7 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
1 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Fat Client
1 12 (23.53%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Vista
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (5.88%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) Data Transformation
2 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.88%) Migration
3 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) ERP
4 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Network Design
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.84%) Perl
3 4 (7.84%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (31.37%) MCSE
3 15 (29.41%) MCITP
4 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (23.53%) CCA
5 12 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.84%) MCP
6 4 (7.84%) MCSA
7 3 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (5.88%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.92%) CCNA
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.96%) MCTS
9 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) CCNP
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) VMware
3 28 (54.90%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) CommVault
6 3 (5.88%) Sophos
7 2 (3.92%) Sage
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.96%) Adobe
8 1 (1.96%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Teachers Building Society
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
Posted: 15 days ago