The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.60% 2.15% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 10.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £20,500 £35,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.25% +22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £35,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 20.69% 21.51% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 33
Average salary £22,750 £36,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £33,000 £22,050
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 Exeter

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (75.00%) SLA
4 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (65.00%) Backup Exec
6 12 (60.00%) ITIL
7 11 (55.00%) Nagios
7 11 (55.00%) CommVault
7 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
7 11 (55.00%) WSUS
7 11 (55.00%) Problem Management
7 11 (55.00%) SCCM
7 11 (55.00%) SCOM
7 11 (55.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (55.00%) Bomgar
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Systems Support
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (55.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Backup Exec
2 11 (55.00%) WSUS
2 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 11 (55.00%) SCOM
2 11 (55.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) CommVault
2 11 (55.00%) Bomgar
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco