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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.20% 5.36% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.60% 20.08% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 25
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £29,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,500
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
161 254 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.02% 26.71% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 148 220 176
Average salary £32,750 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.71% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £29,300 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 29 (51.79%) VMware
4 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
5 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (33.93%) DNS
9 18 (32.14%) CCNA
9 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 15 (26.79%) Symantec
12 14 (25.00%) Citrix
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco
12 14 (25.00%) Firewall
13 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
13 13 (23.21%) IIS
14 12 (21.43%) SQL
14 12 (21.43%) HTTP
15 9 (16.07%) Apple
15 9 (16.07%) MS Office
15 9 (16.07%) Lync
16 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 8 (14.29%) SAN
16 8 (14.29%) SSL
16 8 (14.29%) Wireless
17 6 (10.71%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (23.21%) IIS
4 9 (16.07%) Lync
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.14%) Apache
7 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.57%) SAS
7 2 (3.57%) CMS
7 2 (3.57%) nginx
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.57%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DNS
2 14 (25.00%) Firewall
3 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.43%) HTTP
5 8 (14.29%) Wireless
5 8 (14.29%) SSL
5 8 (14.29%) SAN
6 6 (10.71%) WAN
7 5 (8.93%) SMTP
8 4 (7.14%) DHCP
8 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.14%) LAN
8 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.57%) NAS
9 2 (3.57%) WLAN
9 2 (3.57%) GPRS
9 2 (3.57%) Internet
9 2 (3.57%) RTP
9 2 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
1 2 (3.57%) Publishing
1 2 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) IT Support
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.93%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Network Support
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Support Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (3.57%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.79%) COM
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Online Games
3 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 6 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Debian
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.14%) Project Management
1 4 (7.14%) Data Management
1 4 (7.14%) Analytics
1 4 (7.14%) ERP
2 3 (5.36%) CRM
3 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (3.57%) DevOps
3 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (3.57%) Web Development
3 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.79%) Migration
4 1 (1.79%) Information Security
4 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.57%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) PHP
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) CCNA
1 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) MCP
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
2 4 (7.14%) MCT
2 4 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 49 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 3 (5.36%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenServer
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.57%) Xen
6 2 (3.57%) Dovecot
6 2 (3.57%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
3 2 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) VMware
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Symantec
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
4 14 (25.00%) Cisco
5 9 (16.07%) Apple
6 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.36%) Brocade
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) JBoss
8 2 (3.57%) Avaya
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) Sage
8 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.57%) Percona
8 2 (3.57%) New Relic
9 1 (1.79%) Veeam
9 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
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