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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.60% 1.69% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 5.88% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
66 51 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 39.76% 28.81% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 63 47 75
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Line Management
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) DB2

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Head of IT
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Operations
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Web Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Designer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Web Designer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Line Management
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat