The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.38% 0.94% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.83% 4.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £30,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.88% +2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
West Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.68% 19.81% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Gatwick

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) VMware
5 12 (70.59%) ITIL
6 9 (52.94%) Citrix
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (35.29%) MCP
9 6 (35.29%) MCSE
9 6 (35.29%) MCSA
9 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) DHCP
9 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (35.29%) DNS
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (35.29%) Juniper
9 6 (35.29%) SAN
9 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
9 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
9 6 (35.29%) Fortinet
9 6 (35.29%) SCCM
9 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (35.29%) XenApp
9 6 (35.29%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 (35.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Law
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Operations Support Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCP
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) MCSA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) vSphere
2 6 (35.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) Fortinet
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat