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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.60% 2.62% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% 11.11% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 39
Average salary £49,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,075 £23,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
235 216 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.29% 23.58% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 184 177 251
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (79.25%) VMware
3 35 (66.04%) Active Directory
4 32 (60.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
6 25 (47.17%) Cisco
7 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
9 19 (35.85%) CCNA
10 16 (30.19%) DNS
11 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (26.42%) Firewall
11 14 (26.42%) VLAN
12 13 (24.53%) SQL
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (20.75%) Cisco Prime
13 11 (20.75%) IIS
13 11 (20.75%) CCIE
13 11 (20.75%) CCNP
13 11 (20.75%) Wireless
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
14 10 (18.87%) Linux
15 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
15 9 (16.98%) MCP
15 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
15 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
16 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (15.09%) Fortinet
16 8 (15.09%) SSL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) IIS
3 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.55%) Apache
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.77%) Lync
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) DNS
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) VLAN
3 11 (20.75%) Wireless
4 8 (15.09%) HTTP
4 8 (15.09%) SSL
4 8 (15.09%) SMTP
5 7 (13.21%) LAN
5 7 (13.21%) WAN
6 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.43%) MPLS
7 5 (9.43%) DHCP
7 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
8 4 (7.55%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.55%) SAN
9 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.77%) WPA
10 2 (3.77%) VoIP
10 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Redmine
General
1 5 (9.43%) German Language
2 4 (7.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Network Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Network Manager
3 9 (16.98%) IT Support
4 8 (15.09%) Network Support
4 8 (15.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Account Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Account Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Client Account Manager
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) COM
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Statistics
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Social Network
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.55%) CentOS
8 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
5 1 (1.89%) Service Management
5 1 (1.89%) CRM
5 1 (1.89%) Change Management
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) ITSM
5 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.89%) Content Management
5 1 (1.89%) Document Management
5 1 (1.89%) Logistics
5 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.89%) Release Management
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.85%) CCNA
3 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (20.75%) CCIE
4 11 (20.75%) CCNP
5 9 (16.98%) MCP
6 6 (11.32%) MCSE
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (9.43%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (60.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) Firmware
5 5 (9.43%) vSphere
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
5 8 (15.09%) Fortinet
6 7 (13.21%) Oracle
6 7 (13.21%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) F5
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.77%) CommVault
9 2 (3.77%) Veeam
9 2 (3.77%) Sophos
10 1 (1.89%) Google
10 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.89%) Apple
10 1 (1.89%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Dell
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