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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.91% 2.56% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.36% 10.98% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 37
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £55,000 £45,000
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
264 173 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.42% 23.28% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 222 163 163
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £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 4 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
3 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
4 32 (55.17%) VMware
5 27 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
7 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (29.31%) Windows 8
8 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (27.59%) Firewall
9 16 (27.59%) IIS
10 14 (24.14%) MS Office
10 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 14 (24.14%) DNS
10 14 (24.14%) VLAN
11 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
11 12 (20.69%) Server Building
11 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.69%) WAN
11 12 (20.69%) LAN
12 11 (18.97%) Linux
12 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.97%) Asset Management
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.97%) Software Delivery
13 10 (17.24%) ITIL
13 10 (17.24%) DHCP
14 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
14 9 (15.52%) SQL
14 9 (15.52%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (27.59%) IIS
2 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) DNS
2 14 (24.14%) VLAN
3 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.69%) LAN
3 12 (20.69%) WAN
4 10 (17.24%) DHCP
5 8 (13.79%) Wireless
6 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
6 5 (8.62%) MPLS
7 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (6.90%) Intranet
8 2 (3.45%) WPA
8 2 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (3.45%) SAN
9 1 (1.72%) DMZ
9 1 (1.72%) VPN
9 1 (1.72%) OSPF
9 1 (1.72%) VRRP
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Redmine
General
1 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (24.14%) IT Support
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Network Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Technical Manager
4 6 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Network Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Account Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Client Account Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Account Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Support Manager
6 4 (6.90%) IT Support Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Statistics
2 5 (8.62%) Life Science
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Handset
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (29.31%) Windows 8
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.97%) Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.45%) CentOS
9 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Server Building
2 11 (18.97%) Software Delivery
2 11 (18.97%) Asset Management
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (3.45%) Open Source
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) Change Management
8 1 (1.72%) ITSM
8 1 (1.72%) Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.72%) Release Management
8 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (13.79%) CCNA
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.07%) MCSE
3 7 (12.07%) CCIE
3 7 (12.07%) CCNP
4 6 (10.34%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) Firmware
5 3 (5.17%) vSphere
6 2 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 32 (55.17%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 8 (13.79%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.62%) F5
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.90%) Sage
7 2 (3.45%) CommVault
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Sophos
7 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.45%) Veeam
8 1 (1.72%) Polycom
8 1 (1.72%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.72%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.72%) QNAP
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