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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.48% 1.83% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
15 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.04% 25.69% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 31
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Opsview
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (80.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Veeam
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Skype
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Debian
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nagios
1 4 (80.00%) Opsview
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) HP