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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.97% 2.05% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.44% 7.58% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 41
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
181 264 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.30% 27.08% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 156 227 265
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,116 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (80.88%) Active Directory
3 43 (63.24%) VMware
4 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) CCNA
4 32 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (41.18%) Cisco
7 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (38.24%) DNS
9 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
10 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 16 (23.53%) HTTP
13 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 14 (20.59%) SSL
13 14 (20.59%) IIS
14 13 (19.12%) MS Office
14 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.65%) Citrix
15 12 (17.65%) Symantec
16 11 (16.18%) SMTP
16 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
16 11 (16.18%) Wireless
16 11 (16.18%) Fortinet
17 10 (14.71%) Firewall
17 10 (14.71%) SQL
17 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
18 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.59%) IIS
4 7 (10.29%) Lync
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) CMS
7 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
2 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) DNS
2 16 (23.53%) HTTP
3 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.59%) SSL
4 11 (16.18%) Wireless
4 11 (16.18%) SMTP
5 10 (14.71%) Firewall
6 4 (5.88%) VLAN
7 3 (4.41%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.41%) LAN
7 3 (4.41%) WAN
8 2 (2.94%) GPRS
8 2 (2.94%) WLAN
8 2 (2.94%) DHCP
9 1 (1.47%) Extranet
9 1 (1.47%) RTP
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.88%) German Language
2 3 (4.41%) French Language
3 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Support Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) IT Support
5 11 (16.18%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Network Support
6 9 (13.24%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
8 5 (7.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Network Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Network Administrator
10 3 (4.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) COM
2 1 (1.47%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Social Network
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.76%) UNIX
6 7 (10.29%) Linux
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.35%) Analytics
1 5 (7.35%) Data Management
2 4 (5.88%) Project Management
3 3 (4.41%) CRM
3 3 (4.41%) ERP
4 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.94%) Web Development
4 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.47%) Load Testing
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.47%) Line Management
5 1 (1.47%) Coaching
5 1 (1.47%) Software License Management
5 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.47%) Migration
5 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.47%) Content Management
5 1 (1.47%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) CCNA
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.76%) CCNP
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.82%) MCP
5 5 (7.35%) MCSE
5 5 (7.35%) MCT
5 5 (7.35%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (80.88%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.47%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.47%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.47%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) VMware
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 28 (41.18%) Cisco
4 12 (17.65%) Citrix
4 12 (17.65%) Symantec
5 11 (16.18%) Fortinet
6 8 (11.76%) Apple
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) Brocade
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Sage
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