The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the High Wycombe region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.24% 6.84% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.08% 26.23% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 15
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 29.72% 26.07% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 59
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
3 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
4 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (51.06%) VMware
5 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
7 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
8 19 (40.43%) SQL
9 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
10 17 (36.17%) MCSE
11 15 (31.91%) MCITP
12 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (23.40%) Lync
15 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
15 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
15 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (21.28%) Firewall
16 9 (19.15%) Migration
16 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
17 8 (17.02%) ITIL
17 8 (17.02%) Citrix
17 8 (17.02%) XenApp
17 8 (17.02%) Office 365
18 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
2 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (23.40%) Lync
6 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (10.64%) CMS
10 1 (2.13%) IIS
10 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) VPN
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) Intranet
5 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Graduate
7 1 (2.13%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
1 5 (10.64%) CSS
1 5 (10.64%) XML
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
1 5 (10.64%) jQuery
2 4 (8.51%) HTML5
2 4 (8.51%) CSS3
3 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) PACS
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) Linux
7 3 (6.38%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.13%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.13%) OOP
4 1 (2.13%) Content Management
4 1 (2.13%) Web Development
4 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
2 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (36.17%) MCSE
3 15 (31.91%) MCITP
4 7 (14.89%) MCTS
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.51%) CCNA
5 4 (8.51%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) XenApp
3 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.89%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore