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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 23 14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 3.13% 8.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
26 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 31.71% 21.88% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015, 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%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) UAG

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco