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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 60 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.38% 2.56% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.06% 10.58% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 48
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
217 208 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.52% 24.19% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 174 164 294
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 31 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (80.36%) VMware
3 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
4 30 (53.57%) Cisco
4 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (44.64%) CCNA
8 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (33.93%) DNS
10 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (25.00%) VLAN
12 12 (21.43%) CCNP
13 11 (19.64%) SSL
13 11 (19.64%) CCIE
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (19.64%) SMTP
13 11 (19.64%) HTTP
13 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
13 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
13 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
13 11 (19.64%) Wireless
13 11 (19.64%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (17.86%) Firewall
15 9 (16.07%) MCP
15 9 (16.07%) IIS
15 9 (16.07%) Citrix
16 8 (14.29%) SQL
16 8 (14.29%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) IIS
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.57%) Lync
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DNS
2 14 (25.00%) VLAN
3 11 (19.64%) SSL
3 11 (19.64%) SMTP
3 11 (19.64%) HTTP
3 11 (19.64%) Wireless
4 10 (17.86%) Firewall
5 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) DHCP
5 4 (7.14%) SAN
5 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 4 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (5.36%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.57%) WPA
7 2 (3.57%) MPLS
7 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Redmine
General
1 5 (8.93%) German Language
2 4 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Network Support Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Network Support
4 10 (17.86%) Network Manager
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Network Manager
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Manager
6 8 (14.29%) IT Support
7 6 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.57%) Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Account Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Account Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Client Account Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) COM
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Statistics
1 2 (3.57%) Social Network
1 2 (3.57%) Open Source
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.57%) Migration
3 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.79%) Release Management
4 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.79%) Line Management
4 1 (1.79%) Coaching
4 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.79%) Content Management
4 1 (1.79%) Document Management
4 1 (1.79%) Logistics
4 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.79%) Change Management
4 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.79%) ITSM
4 1 (1.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VBScript
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (44.64%) CCNA
3 12 (21.43%) CCNP
4 11 (19.64%) CCIE
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (16.07%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) Degree
7 3 (5.36%) MCSE
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.71%) Firmware
5 5 (8.93%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) VMware
2 30 (53.57%) Cisco
3 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
6 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) Apple
8 2 (3.57%) Sophos
8 2 (3.57%) CommVault
9 1 (1.79%) Google
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