The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 6.57% 3.43% 12.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 12.24% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 24
Average salary £50,000 £39,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% +40.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 36.13% 28.00% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 94 48 67
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (41.03%) Cisco
6 15 (38.46%) Linux
7 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
8 13 (33.33%) VoIP
8 13 (33.33%) WAN
8 13 (33.33%) LAN
9 12 (30.77%) PBX
9 12 (30.77%) CCNA
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 12 (30.77%) TETRA
9 12 (30.77%) Marketing
9 12 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (30.77%) Product Management
9 12 (30.77%) Multicast
10 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.08%) UNIX
12 8 (20.51%) Solaris
12 8 (20.51%) HTTP
12 8 (20.51%) HTTPS
12 8 (20.51%) Internet
12 8 (20.51%) McAfee
12 8 (20.51%) Firewall
12 8 (20.51%) Validation

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
1 4 (10.26%) PaaS
1 4 (10.26%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) VoIP
1 13 (33.33%) WAN
1 13 (33.33%) LAN
2 12 (30.77%) PBX
2 12 (30.77%) TETRA
2 12 (30.77%) Multicast
3 8 (20.51%) Internet
3 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 8 (20.51%) HTTPS
3 8 (20.51%) HTTP
4 7 (17.95%) Network Security
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 12 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Product Manager
1 12 (30.77%) Portfolio Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Web Designer
3 8 (20.51%) Web Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Security Designer
3 8 (20.51%) Security Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Designer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Server Support
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (38.46%) Linux
5 9 (23.08%) UNIX
6 8 (20.51%) Solaris
7 3 (7.69%) CentOS
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) AIX
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Product Management
1 12 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (20.51%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (20.51%) Validation
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Line Management
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security
5 1 (2.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) CCNA
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (17.95%) vCloud
3 7 (17.95%) vSphere
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
3 14 (35.90%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) McAfee
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp