The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 4.64% 3.20% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.00% 12.35% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 31
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
250 170 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.70% 25.91% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 222 160 187
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 Guildford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (64.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 29 (58.00%) VMware
6 27 (54.00%) MS Exchange
7 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (48.00%) Windows XP
8 24 (48.00%) DNS
8 24 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (44.00%) DHCP
11 19 (38.00%) Firewall
12 18 (36.00%) Internet
13 17 (34.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (34.00%) SAN
13 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
14 14 (28.00%) WAN
14 14 (28.00%) LAN
14 14 (28.00%) Intranet
15 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
15 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (24.00%) SCCM
16 11 (22.00%) ITIL
16 11 (22.00%) SLA
17 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 9 (18.00%) Cisco
18 9 (18.00%) Citrix
18 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (18.00%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 27 (54.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (34.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.00%) WorkSite
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) DNS
2 22 (44.00%) DHCP
3 19 (38.00%) Firewall
4 18 (36.00%) Internet
5 17 (34.00%) SAN
6 14 (28.00%) Intranet
6 14 (28.00%) LAN
6 14 (28.00%) WAN
7 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (16.00%) VPN
8 7 (14.00%) WebEx
9 6 (12.00%) VLAN
10 4 (8.00%) PSTN
10 4 (8.00%) ADSL
10 4 (8.00%) ISDN
11 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Desktop Support
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (18.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) IT Support
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 24 (48.00%) Windows XP
5 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.00%) Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) Security Management
3 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) MCSE
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (78.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) DameWare
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) Altiris
5 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
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