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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 89 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.93% 3.08% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.28% 11.13% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 79 45 60
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
352 503 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.45% 27.64% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 306 439 448
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +31 43 £26,000 -38.09% 3
Abingdon +14 25 £33,000 +3.12%
Henley-on-Thames +3 11 £23,500 -24.19%
Banbury -2 2 £29,250 -22.00%
Bicester -2 2 £23,000 -16.36%
Witney - 2 £26,000 -
Kidlington 0 1 £23,750 -44.11%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (63.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 97 (60.25%) VMware
4 89 (55.28%) DNS
5 80 (49.69%) Active Directory
6 71 (44.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 69 (42.86%) Citrix
8 67 (41.61%) SAN
8 67 (41.61%) MS Excel
9 66 (40.99%) Wireless
10 55 (34.16%) Apple
10 55 (34.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 55 (34.16%) MCSE
11 54 (33.54%) Microsoft
11 54 (33.54%) DHCP
12 51 (31.68%) HP
13 49 (30.43%) Veeam
13 49 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 48 (29.81%) MCITP
14 48 (29.81%) MCTS
14 48 (29.81%) MCSA
14 48 (29.81%) EMC
14 48 (29.81%) Juniper
14 48 (29.81%) Meru Networks
15 44 (27.33%) Symantec
16 40 (24.84%) MS Exchange
17 39 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 35 (21.74%) Backup Exec
19 33 (20.50%) Hyper-V
19 33 (20.50%) Mentoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 40 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 29 (18.01%) IIS
3 26 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
5 15 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.35%) Lync
8 4 (2.48%) Apache
9 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.24%) JBoss
9 2 (1.24%) CMS
9 2 (1.24%) nginx
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 67 (41.61%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.24%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.62%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) BPCS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 89 (55.28%) DNS
2 67 (41.61%) SAN
3 66 (40.99%) Wireless
4 54 (33.54%) DHCP
5 27 (16.77%) Firewall
6 20 (12.42%) TCP/IP
7 18 (11.18%) HTTP
8 14 (8.70%) VPN
9 13 (8.07%) iSCSI
10 12 (7.45%) SSL
11 11 (6.83%) IPv4
11 11 (6.83%) FTP
12 10 (6.21%) SMTP
13 9 (5.59%) LAN
14 8 (4.97%) Internet
15 6 (3.73%) WAN
15 6 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (3.73%) NAS
16 4 (2.48%) GPRS
16 4 (2.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.11%) MySQL
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.11%) Big Data
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Ant
2 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (3.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.24%) Publishing
3 2 (1.24%) Games
3 2 (1.24%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Automotive
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) Support Engineer
2 40 (24.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (19.88%) Analyst
4 28 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 28 (17.39%) IT Support
5 19 (11.80%) Network Engineer
6 18 (11.18%) Support Analyst
7 17 (10.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (9.94%) Technical Support
9 13 (8.07%) Service Analyst
9 13 (8.07%) Administrator
9 13 (8.07%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.45%) IT Support Analyst
10 12 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (6.21%) Network Support
12 9 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (4.35%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) .NET
2 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.24%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (1.24%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.24%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) COM
3 1 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.35%) Clustering
3 7 (4.35%) EqualLogic
3 7 (4.35%) Biotechnology
4 5 (3.11%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Open Source
7 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (63.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (14.91%) Windows 7
5 19 (11.80%) Windows 8
6 13 (8.07%) Windows Vista
7 12 (7.45%) Linux
8 9 (5.59%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.59%) UNIX
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.24%) Android
11 2 (1.24%) Debian
11 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.50%) Mentoring
2 10 (6.21%) Project Management
3 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
3 8 (4.97%) Analytics
4 7 (4.35%) Data Management
5 6 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.11%) ERP
6 5 (3.11%) ITIL
6 5 (3.11%) Line Management
7 4 (2.48%) People Management
7 4 (2.48%) Numerical Analysis
8 3 (1.86%) Software Testing
8 3 (1.86%) Integration Testing
8 3 (1.86%) Manual Testing
8 3 (1.86%) System Testing
8 3 (1.86%) Load Balancing
8 3 (1.86%) CRM
8 3 (1.86%) Regression Testing
9 2 (1.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.77%) SQL
2 11 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.97%) VBScript
4 4 (2.48%) C
5 2 (1.24%) C#
5 2 (1.24%) Java
5 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.24%) Perl
5 2 (1.24%) PHP
5 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.24%) Python
5 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.24%) Ruby
6 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (34.16%) MCSE
1 55 (34.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (29.81%) MCTS
2 48 (29.81%) MCITP
2 48 (29.81%) MCSA
3 28 (17.39%) CCNA
3 28 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.83%) Degree
5 9 (5.59%) MCP
6 7 (4.35%) MCT
7 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.48%) CCNP
9 3 (1.86%) ISEB
9 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (49.69%) Active Directory
2 71 (44.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (20.50%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (4.97%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.24%) XenServer
6 2 (1.24%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.24%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 32 (19.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (4.35%) WSUS
4 6 (3.73%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.24%) Puppet
5 2 (1.24%) Nagios
5 2 (1.24%) SCCM
5 2 (1.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (60.25%) VMware
2 69 (42.86%) Citrix
3 55 (34.16%) Apple
4 54 (33.54%) Microsoft
5 51 (31.68%) HP
6 49 (30.43%) Veeam
7 48 (29.81%) Meru Networks
7 48 (29.81%) EMC
7 48 (29.81%) Juniper
8 44 (27.33%) Symantec
9 30 (18.63%) Cisco
10 9 (5.59%) Avaya
10 9 (5.59%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.97%) Dell
12 4 (2.48%) Oracle
13 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.86%) Brocade
14 2 (1.24%) Percona
14 2 (1.24%) New Relic
14 2 (1.24%) Sage
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