The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 60 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 57 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.75% 3.63% 5.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.53% 13.83% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 95
Average salary £28,500 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.55% -19.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,641 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
415 412 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.94% 26.24% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 337 309 512
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 25 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Abingdon +7 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Henley-on-Thames +1 2 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Banbury -3 2 £45,000 +53.84%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (67.46%) VMware
3 79 (62.70%) Active Directory
4 66 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (40.48%) Cisco
6 49 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (34.13%) Microsoft
7 43 (34.13%) DNS
8 42 (33.33%) SAN
9 40 (31.75%) Hyper-V
10 38 (30.16%) Firewall
10 38 (30.16%) MS Exchange
11 33 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (25.40%) CCNA
13 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
14 26 (20.63%) Linux
15 25 (19.84%) Wireless
15 25 (19.84%) Windows 7
16 23 (18.25%) Citrix
17 22 (17.46%) Veeam
17 22 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (16.67%) SMTP
19 20 (15.87%) Juniper
19 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (15.08%) DHCP
21 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
21 17 (13.49%) IIS
21 17 (13.49%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 38 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (13.49%) IIS
3 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.97%) Apache
7 3 (2.38%) Lync
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.13%) DNS
2 42 (33.33%) SAN
3 38 (30.16%) Firewall
4 25 (19.84%) Wireless
5 21 (16.67%) SMTP
6 19 (15.08%) DHCP
7 16 (12.70%) WAN
8 12 (9.52%) HTTP
8 12 (9.52%) SSL
8 12 (9.52%) Network Security
9 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
9 11 (8.73%) FTP
10 10 (7.94%) IP Telephony
10 10 (7.94%) VLAN
11 9 (7.14%) VPN
11 9 (7.14%) LAN
11 9 (7.14%) IPv4
11 9 (7.14%) Internet
12 8 (6.35%) NAS
13 7 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Ant
2 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.97%) German Language
2 4 (3.17%) French Language
3 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.59%) Finance
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (15.08%) Analyst
4 17 (13.49%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.49%) IT Support
5 16 (12.70%) Network Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) Administrator
7 13 (10.32%) Technical Support
7 13 (10.32%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Network Support
9 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (6.35%) Senior Network Manager
10 8 (6.35%) Network Manager
10 8 (6.35%) Technical Support Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Senior Manager
11 7 (5.56%) Consultant
11 7 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) COM
1 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) EqualLogic
2 5 (3.97%) Clustering
3 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.59%) Social Network
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (20.63%) Linux
5 25 (19.84%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.73%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.73%) Windows Vista
7 9 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.35%) CentOS
8 8 (6.35%) UNIX
9 6 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.17%) Solaris
11 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.32%) Load Balancing
2 12 (9.52%) Project Management
2 12 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 8 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (6.35%) Network Design
5 7 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (3.97%) ITIL
7 4 (3.17%) Data Management
7 4 (3.17%) Line Management
8 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.38%) Numerical Analysis
9 2 (1.59%) Analytics
9 2 (1.59%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.59%) ERP
10 1 (0.79%) Coaching
10 1 (0.79%) Software License Management
10 1 (0.79%) CRM
10 1 (0.79%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.32%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.56%) VBScript
4 4 (3.17%) Perl
4 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (25.40%) CCNA
3 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (11.90%) MCP
5 13 (10.32%) MCSE
6 12 (9.52%) CCNP
7 9 (7.14%) CCIE
7 9 (7.14%) MCITP
8 8 (6.35%) Degree
8 8 (6.35%) MCTS
8 8 (6.35%) MCSA
9 4 (3.17%) MCT
9 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.59%) VCP4
11 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (62.70%) Active Directory
2 49 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (31.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (4.76%) Firmware
6 5 (3.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.97%) Legato
3 5 (3.97%) Nagios
3 5 (3.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.97%) Icinga
4 4 (3.17%) Cacti
4 4 (3.17%) Zenoss
4 4 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.38%) WSUS
5 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 85 (67.46%) VMware
2 51 (40.48%) Cisco
3 43 (34.13%) Microsoft
4 23 (18.25%) Citrix
5 22 (17.46%) Veeam
6 20 (15.87%) Juniper
7 15 (11.90%) CommVault
7 15 (11.90%) Apple
8 14 (11.11%) Dell
9 12 (9.52%) Symantec
9 12 (9.52%) Fortinet
10 10 (7.94%) HP
11 9 (7.14%) Avaya
12 8 (6.35%) EMC
12 8 (6.35%) Meru Networks
13 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
14 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.59%) Intel
16 1 (0.79%) NetApp
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