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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.87% 3.78% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.61% 9.88% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,250 £42,000
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 253 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.92% 38.28% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 172 230 170
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +13 30 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Poole -3 16 £36,250 +11.53%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (86.08%) Microsoft
3 61 (77.22%) Citrix
4 42 (53.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (50.63%) VMware
6 39 (49.37%) MS Excel
6 39 (49.37%) Active Directory
7 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (41.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (39.24%) MCSE
10 29 (36.71%) CCA
10 29 (36.71%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (36.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (29.11%) MS Exchange
12 21 (26.58%) Firewall
13 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
14 19 (24.05%) Windows Vista
15 18 (22.78%) MCITP
16 17 (21.52%) Thin Client
16 17 (21.52%) Fat Client
17 16 (20.25%) SAN
17 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (18.99%) MCP
18 15 (18.99%) LAN
19 14 (17.72%) MCSA
19 14 (17.72%) XenDesktop
19 14 (17.72%) vSphere
20 13 (16.46%) WAN
20 13 (16.46%) Lync
21 12 (15.19%) EMC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (29.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) Lync
3 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (49.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) Firewall
2 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
3 16 (20.25%) SAN
4 15 (18.99%) LAN
5 13 (16.46%) WAN
6 12 (15.19%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.33%) FTP
8 3 (3.80%) DNS
8 3 (3.80%) DHCP
8 3 (3.80%) VoIP
9 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 2 (2.53%) Internet
10 1 (1.27%) Wireless
10 1 (1.27%) IPsec
10 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
General
1 3 (3.80%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) IT Support
2 30 (37.97%) Consultant
2 30 (37.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 26 (32.91%) Support Engineer
4 21 (26.58%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
1 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.33%) XML
1 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (6.33%) Silverlight
1 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Thin Client
1 17 (21.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.53%) Photography
3 1 (1.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (53.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Vista
4 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Project Management
2 5 (6.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (1.27%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.27%) Migration
3 1 (1.27%) Scrum
3 1 (1.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (1.27%) Asset Management
3 1 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (1.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) PHP
3 5 (6.33%) Perl
3 5 (6.33%) C#
3 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (39.24%) MCSE
3 29 (36.71%) CCA
3 29 (36.71%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (36.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (22.78%) MCITP
5 15 (18.99%) MCP
6 14 (17.72%) MCSA
7 12 (15.19%) CCEA
7 12 (15.19%) VCP4
7 12 (15.19%) CCEE
7 12 (15.19%) VCP5
8 2 (2.53%) MCTS
8 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 39 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) XenDesktop
3 14 (17.72%) vSphere
4 12 (15.19%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.86%) XenApp
6 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (86.08%) Microsoft
2 61 (77.22%) Citrix
3 40 (50.63%) VMware
4 12 (15.19%) AppSense
4 12 (15.19%) EMC
5 6 (7.59%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) Nortel
8 1 (1.27%) Sophos
8 1 (1.27%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago