The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.20% 4.97% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.60% 26.23% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 42 19
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 183 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.90% 18.94% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 165 156 130
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £32,594
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +33.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Oxfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (55.00%) VMware
4 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
4 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (32.50%) SAN
8 13 (32.50%) Citrix
8 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (30.00%) DNS
9 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (27.50%) Symantec
10 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
11 10 (25.00%) Lync
11 10 (25.00%) Firewall
12 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
12 9 (22.50%) Apple
13 8 (20.00%) Cisco
13 8 (20.00%) DHCP
13 8 (20.00%) SCCM
13 8 (20.00%) Dell
13 8 (20.00%) vSphere
13 8 (20.00%) XenApp
14 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
14 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
14 7 (17.50%) Fujitsu

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.00%) Lync
4 7 (17.50%) SAS
5 6 (15.00%) IIS
6 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (10.00%) Apache
8 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (5.00%) nginx
9 2 (5.00%) CMS
9 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
10 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
5 8 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 5 (12.50%) HTTP
7 4 (10.00%) VPN
8 3 (7.50%) LAN
8 3 (7.50%) SSL
8 3 (7.50%) Internet
9 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.00%) IPsec
9 2 (5.00%) VLAN
9 2 (5.00%) NAS
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.50%) SMTP
10 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.50%) BGP
10 1 (2.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
1 2 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) IT Support
2 8 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.50%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Online Games
1 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
9 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) UNIX
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) ERP
2 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Information Security
3 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.00%) Web Development
3 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) CAD
4 1 (2.50%) OO
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (20.00%) XenApp
4 8 (20.00%) vSphere
5 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) Xen
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.50%) Dovecot
7 1 (2.50%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (17.50%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Symantec
5 9 (22.50%) Apple
6 8 (20.00%) Dell
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (17.50%) HP
7 7 (17.50%) Fujitsu
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) Brocade
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) JBoss
9 2 (5.00%) Percona
9 2 (5.00%) New Relic
9 2 (5.00%) Sage
10 1 (2.50%) Veeam
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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