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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.37% 2.76% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.54% 10.60% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 24
Average salary £33,750 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.46% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,100 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,125 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
251 151 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.57% 26.08% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 226 134 147
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -5 29 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Wimborne +7 5 £45,000 -
Poole - 3 £32,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 70 (79.55%) Citrix
4 59 (67.05%) VMware
4 59 (67.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 47 (53.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
10 39 (44.32%) MCSE
11 37 (42.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (40.91%) CCA
12 36 (40.91%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (32.95%) Firewall
14 28 (31.82%) SAN
15 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
16 23 (26.14%) MCITP
17 22 (25.00%) Windows Vista
18 21 (23.86%) Fat Client
18 21 (23.86%) Thin Client
19 19 (21.59%) XenApp
19 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (20.45%) vSphere
21 17 (19.32%) EMC
21 17 (19.32%) MCSA
22 16 (18.18%) MCP
22 16 (18.18%) Lync
23 15 (17.05%) CCEE
23 15 (17.05%) CCEA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 44 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (18.18%) Lync
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) Firewall
2 28 (31.82%) SAN
3 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.64%) LAN
5 11 (12.50%) WAN
6 9 (10.23%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.68%) DNS
8 3 (3.41%) DHCP
8 3 (3.41%) VLAN
9 2 (2.27%) NAS
9 2 (2.27%) VPN
10 1 (1.14%) ADSL
10 1 (1.14%) VoIP
10 1 (1.14%) MPLS
10 1 (1.14%) Wireless
10 1 (1.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Consultant
2 38 (43.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 27 (30.68%) Support Engineer
4 23 (26.14%) IT Support
5 18 (20.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Server Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Project Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Thin Client
1 21 (23.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.41%) Life Science
3 1 (1.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (67.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Project Management
2 10 (11.36%) Migration
3 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.41%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.41%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (3.41%) Release Management
5 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.41%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.41%) ITIL
5 3 (3.41%) RAD
5 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.27%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.14%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.14%) CRM
7 1 (1.14%) ERP
7 1 (1.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (44.32%) MCSE
3 37 (42.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 36 (40.91%) CCA
4 36 (40.91%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (26.14%) MCITP
6 17 (19.32%) MCSA
7 16 (18.18%) MCP
8 15 (17.05%) CCEA
8 15 (17.05%) CCEE
9 9 (10.23%) VCP5
9 9 (10.23%) VCP4
10 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.14%) CCNA
12 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.14%) Degree
12 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 47 (53.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.59%) XenApp
4 18 (20.45%) vSphere
5 14 (15.91%) Hyper-V
6 12 (13.64%) XenDesktop
7 9 (10.23%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.82%) XenServer
8 6 (6.82%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (5.68%) SCOM
4 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.27%) SCSM
6 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.14%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 70 (79.55%) Citrix
3 59 (67.05%) VMware
4 17 (19.32%) EMC
5 15 (17.05%) AppSense
6 7 (7.95%) Symantec
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco
7 6 (6.82%) MobileIron
8 4 (4.55%) HP
9 3 (3.41%) Veeam
10 2 (2.27%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.14%) Mitel
11 1 (1.14%) IBM
11 1 (1.14%) Toshiba
11 1 (1.14%) Avaya
11 1 (1.14%) Lotus
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: car, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22800.00 per annum + OTE £28,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago