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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.50% 5.05% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 14.47% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Average salary £32,250 £19,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.38% -53.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £19,400 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £20,800 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
57 76 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 42.86% 34.86% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 67
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -37.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) CommVault
3 6 (60.00%) Nagios
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (60.00%) WSUS
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (60.00%) Bomgar
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Office 365
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (60.00%) WSUS
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
1 6 (60.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) CommVault
2 6 (60.00%) Bomgar
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco