The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 48 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.19% 4.32% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.28% 20.26% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 37
Average salary £41,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,625 £18,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
241 153 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.54% 21.34% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 179 141 215
Average salary £41,000 £32,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.19% -24.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £62,500 £50,000
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 Oxford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Active Directory
3 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
4 25 (47.17%) VMware
4 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
5 22 (41.51%) Windows 8
5 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (35.85%) IIS
7 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (32.08%) MS Office
9 16 (30.19%) Firewall
10 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
10 15 (28.30%) Server Building
11 14 (26.42%) Software Delivery
11 14 (26.42%) Asset Management
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (22.64%) DNS
14 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
14 11 (20.75%) LAN
14 11 (20.75%) WAN
14 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.75%) Linux
15 10 (18.87%) ITIL
15 10 (18.87%) DHCP
16 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
16 9 (16.98%) SQL
16 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
17 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 19 (35.85%) IIS
2 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) DNS
3 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.75%) LAN
3 11 (20.75%) WAN
4 10 (18.87%) DHCP
5 8 (15.09%) VLAN
6 6 (11.32%) Intranet
7 5 (9.43%) MPLS
7 5 (9.43%) Wireless
7 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
8 4 (7.55%) SAN
9 2 (3.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.77%) Internet
10 1 (1.89%) OSPF
10 1 (1.89%) VRRP
10 1 (1.89%) WPA
10 1 (1.89%) DMZ
10 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Redmine
General
1 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) IT Support
3 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Manager
5 6 (11.32%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Account Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Client Account Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Account Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Support Manager
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Statistics
2 5 (9.43%) Life Science
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.77%) Handset
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
3 22 (41.51%) Windows 8
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.75%) Linux
6 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Server Building
2 14 (26.42%) Software Delivery
2 14 (26.42%) Asset Management
3 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
5 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Line Management
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) Change Management
8 1 (1.89%) ITSM
8 1 (1.89%) Migration
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.89%) Release Management
8 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.89%) Open Source
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) CCNP
System Software
1 40 (75.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.43%) F5
6 4 (7.55%) Sage
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 2 (3.77%) Apple
8 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.89%) Polycom
9 1 (1.89%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.89%) Veeam
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) CommVault
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) Spiceworks