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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 91 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.11% 3.42% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.13% 12.12% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 54
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £52,750
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
538 396 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.40% 28.21% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 396 329 327
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £24,500 £23,000
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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -20 11 £41,500 +50.90% 1
Bicester - 7 £23,500 -
Banbury -15 2 £23,250 -48.33%
Abingdon -22 2 £33,250 -12.50%
Witney - 2 £31,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (87.93%) Windows Server
3 81 (69.83%) Active Directory
4 77 (66.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (43.10%) Microsoft
6 46 (39.66%) Windows 7
7 45 (38.79%) VMware
8 41 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (24.14%) PowerShell
9 28 (24.14%) Firewall
10 27 (23.28%) Data Centre
11 26 (22.41%) Citrix
12 25 (21.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 25 (21.55%) Windows XP
12 25 (21.55%) Windows 8
13 23 (19.83%) IIS
13 23 (19.83%) SAN
13 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (18.97%) Computer Science
15 21 (18.10%) MS Office
15 21 (18.10%) Linux
15 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
16 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
17 18 (15.52%) Degree
18 17 (14.66%) Cisco
18 17 (14.66%) DNS
19 16 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (13.79%) CCNA
19 16 (13.79%) Hyper-V
20 15 (12.93%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (19.83%) IIS
2 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
3 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.90%) Apache
5 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Office
2 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.72%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.31%) Office 365
4 4 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.14%) Firewall
2 23 (19.83%) SAN
3 17 (14.66%) DNS
4 15 (12.93%) Wireless
5 13 (11.21%) DHCP
5 13 (11.21%) LAN
6 12 (10.34%) Network Security
6 12 (10.34%) WAN
7 11 (9.48%) VPN
8 10 (8.62%) Intranet
8 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.03%) Internet
9 7 (6.03%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.45%) VLAN
11 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.59%) Skype
11 3 (2.59%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (2.59%) WebEx
12 2 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.76%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (3.45%) Rational Robot
1 4 (3.45%) Selenium
1 4 (3.45%) TestComplete
2 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Back Office
2 3 (2.59%) Legal
2 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.86%) Avionics
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Analyst
2 31 (26.72%) IT Support
3 28 (24.14%) Support Analyst
4 26 (22.41%) IT Analyst
4 26 (22.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 23 (19.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.21%) IT Engineer
7 12 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (9.48%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
9 10 (8.62%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Manager
11 8 (6.90%) Architect
11 8 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Manager
11 8 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) Service Support Manager
11 8 (6.90%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) HTML
1 6 (5.17%) LAMP
2 3 (2.59%) CSS
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.03%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (87.93%) Windows Server
3 77 (66.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (39.66%) Windows 7
5 25 (21.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 25 (21.55%) Windows 8
5 25 (21.55%) Windows XP
6 21 (18.10%) Linux
7 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.59%) Android
10 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.72%) CentOS
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.86%) Debian
12 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.93%) Project Management
2 14 (12.07%) Asset Management
2 14 (12.07%) Server Building
2 14 (12.07%) Service Delivery
2 14 (12.07%) Software Delivery
3 9 (7.76%) Network Design
4 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.03%) Product Management
5 6 (5.17%) ITIL
5 6 (5.17%) Open Source
5 6 (5.17%) Presales
6 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (3.45%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.21%) PHP
3 12 (10.34%) SQL
4 7 (6.03%) Perl
5 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.52%) Degree
3 16 (13.79%) CCNA
3 16 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (12.93%) MCSE
5 10 (8.62%) MCITP
5 10 (8.62%) MCSA
6 6 (5.17%) MCP
7 5 (4.31%) MCTS
8 4 (3.45%) ISEB
8 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.59%) CCIE
9 3 (2.59%) CCNP
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.72%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.86%) CCA
11 1 (0.86%) CCIP
11 1 (0.86%) MCT
11 1 (0.86%) VCP5
11 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) ISO22301
1 4 (3.45%) QA
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (69.83%) Active Directory
2 41 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.03%) Terminal Services
4 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) Docker
6 3 (2.59%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.72%) NFS
7 2 (1.72%) Samba
7 2 (1.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.86%) Xen
8 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Nagios
2 4 (3.45%) Icinga
3 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.59%) Legato
3 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.59%) Puppet
3 3 (2.59%) WSUS
4 2 (1.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.86%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (38.79%) VMware
3 26 (22.41%) Citrix
4 17 (14.66%) Cisco
5 12 (10.34%) CommVault
5 12 (10.34%) Veeam
6 10 (8.62%) Sophos
7 8 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.03%) Apple
8 7 (6.03%) Juniper
9 6 (5.17%) Dell
9 6 (5.17%) HP
10 5 (4.31%) NetApp
11 4 (3.45%) Google
11 4 (3.45%) Intel
12 3 (2.59%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (2.59%) Polycom
12 3 (2.59%) QNAP
12 3 (2.59%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.59%) Tandberg
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