The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 45 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.98% 5.23% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.74% 14.55% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
217 220 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 28.86% 35.95% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 205 191 150
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +3 32 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Poole -20 10 £36,250 -5.22%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 65 (81.25%) Citrix
4 45 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (52.50%) VMware
6 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
7 38 (47.50%) MS Excel
7 38 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (42.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (40.00%) MCSE
10 31 (38.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (37.50%) CCA
11 30 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
12 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
13 23 (28.75%) Firewall
14 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
15 20 (25.00%) Windows Vista
16 18 (22.50%) MCITP
16 18 (22.50%) Fat Client
16 18 (22.50%) SAN
16 18 (22.50%) Thin Client
17 16 (20.00%) LAN
18 15 (18.75%) WAN
18 15 (18.75%) XenDesktop
18 15 (18.75%) vSphere
19 14 (17.50%) MCP
20 13 (16.25%) MCSA
20 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (16.25%) Lync
21 12 (15.00%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.25%) Lync
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (47.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) Firewall
2 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
3 18 (22.50%) SAN
4 16 (20.00%) LAN
5 15 (18.75%) WAN
6 12 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.75%) VoIP
7 3 (3.75%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) DNS
8 2 (2.50%) Internet
8 2 (2.50%) DHCP
8 2 (2.50%) VLAN
9 1 (1.25%) Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) IPsec
9 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) IT Support
2 32 (40.00%) Consultant
3 31 (38.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 28 (35.00%) Support Engineer
5 23 (28.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Change Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Release Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Support Assistant
10 2 (2.50%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.25%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Thin Client
1 18 (22.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.50%) Photography
3 1 (1.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.50%) Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Project Management
2 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (3.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (3.75%) Release Management
3 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL
3 3 (3.75%) RAD
3 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (1.25%) Data Transformation
5 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.25%) Migration
5 1 (1.25%) Scrum
5 1 (1.25%) CRM
5 1 (1.25%) ERP
5 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (40.00%) MCSE
3 31 (38.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (37.50%) CCA
4 30 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (22.50%) MCITP
6 14 (17.50%) MCP
7 13 (16.25%) MCSA
8 12 (15.00%) CCEA
8 12 (15.00%) VCP4
8 12 (15.00%) CCEE
8 12 (15.00%) VCP5
9 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.50%) MCTS
11 1 (1.25%) Degree
11 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.25%) CCNA
11 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
2 38 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 15 (18.75%) vSphere
4 12 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.25%) XenApp
6 6 (7.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 72 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (81.25%) Citrix
3 42 (52.50%) VMware
4 12 (15.00%) AppSense
4 12 (15.00%) EMC
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) Nortel
7 2 (2.50%) Toshiba
7 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournmouth, Dorset.
AXA
Salary: Up to 45k per annum depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago