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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.41% 4.89% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.78% 24.61% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 21
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 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 191 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.36% 19.88% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 158 162 136
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
4 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
4 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
7 14 (34.15%) DNS
8 13 (31.71%) Citrix
8 13 (31.71%) SAN
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
9 11 (26.83%) Symantec
9 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (26.83%) Lync
10 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
10 9 (21.95%) Apple
10 9 (21.95%) DHCP
10 9 (21.95%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) Dell
11 8 (19.51%) SCCM
11 8 (19.51%) vSphere
11 8 (19.51%) XenApp
11 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
12 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
12 7 (17.07%) HP
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (26.83%) Lync
4 7 (17.07%) SAS
4 7 (17.07%) IIS
5 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (9.76%) Apache
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.88%) CMS
8 2 (4.88%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) SAN
3 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
3 9 (21.95%) DHCP
3 9 (21.95%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) HTTP
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) WAN
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.32%) SSL
7 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) IPsec
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.88%) Games
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) IT Support
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.44%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Online Games
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.88%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) Migration
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL
1 3 (7.32%) ERP
2 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
2 2 (4.88%) CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Information Security
2 2 (4.88%) Project Management
2 2 (4.88%) Web Development
2 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (4.88%) DevOps
3 1 (2.44%) Analytics
3 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
3 1 (2.44%) Data Management
3 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) PHP
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) CCNP
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCT
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (19.51%) vSphere
4 8 (19.51%) XenApp
5 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.88%) Xen
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) Dovecot
7 1 (2.44%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Symantec
5 9 (21.95%) Apple
6 8 (19.51%) Dell
7 7 (17.07%) HP
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco
7 7 (17.07%) Fujitsu
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) Sage
9 2 (4.88%) JBoss
9 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.88%) Brocade
9 2 (4.88%) Percona
9 2 (4.88%) New Relic
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam
10 1 (2.44%) SAP
10 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
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