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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.86% 11.11% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 27.27% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
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
50 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.71% 40.74% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 18
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £17,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 August 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%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) UAG
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) UAG
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco