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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.52% 5.11% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.59% 27.62% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 45 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £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
182 181 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.04% 18.51% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 166 153 123
Average salary £38,000 £44,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.12% +30.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £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 14 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) VMware
4 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
5 16 (43.24%) SAN
5 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (40.54%) Citrix
6 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
9 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
9 12 (32.43%) Lync
9 12 (32.43%) Symantec
9 12 (32.43%) DNS
9 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 12 (32.43%) iSCSI
10 11 (29.73%) Firewall
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) Apple
10 11 (29.73%) vSphere
11 10 (27.03%) XenApp
11 10 (27.03%) Dell
11 10 (27.03%) DHCP
11 10 (27.03%) SCCM
12 9 (24.32%) Fujitsu
12 9 (24.32%) WSUS
12 9 (24.32%) SAS
12 9 (24.32%) HP
12 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (32.43%) Lync
4 9 (24.32%) SAS
5 6 (16.22%) IIS
5 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (8.11%) Apache
8 2 (5.41%) nginx
9 1 (2.70%) CMS
9 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 12 (32.43%) iSCSI
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
8 2 (5.41%) HTTP
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) IPsec
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) NAS
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.70%) Wireless
9 1 (2.70%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) RTP
9 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) IT Support
3 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Field Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.41%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.70%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Online Games
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL
1 4 (10.81%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.11%) ERP
3 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) Information Security
3 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (5.41%) DevOps
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Web Development
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCNP
1 2 (5.41%) CCNA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
4 11 (29.73%) vSphere
5 10 (27.03%) XenApp
6 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop
7 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
7 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.41%) Xen
8 2 (5.41%) XenServer
9 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.70%) Dovecot
9 1 (2.70%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 9 (24.32%) WSUS
3 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) Symantec
5 11 (29.73%) Apple
6 10 (27.03%) Dell
7 9 (24.32%) HP
7 9 (24.32%) Fujitsu
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.41%) Sage
10 2 (5.41%) Percona
10 2 (5.41%) New Relic
11 1 (2.70%) Veeam
11 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
11 1 (2.70%) McAfee
11 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.70%) SAP
11 1 (2.70%) JBoss
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