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 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 53 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 59 73 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.00% 4.68% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.05% 20.28% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 80
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
452 360 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.62% 23.08% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 375 315 369
Average salary £39,500 £32,959 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.84% -17.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £51,350
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 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +9 30 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Abingdon -19 4 £32,000 -3.03% 2
Banbury - 4 £34,500 -
Bicester - 4 - -
Thame -1 2 £32,500 +3.17%
Kidlington - 2 - -
Eynsham - 1 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 70 (64.81%) VMware
3 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (35.19%) Firewall
6 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (31.48%) Windows 7
8 28 (25.93%) DNS
9 25 (23.15%) Linux
9 25 (23.15%) IIS
9 25 (23.15%) PowerShell
10 24 (22.22%) Windows 8
10 24 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 23 (21.30%) ITIL
11 23 (21.30%) Data Centre
12 22 (20.37%) WAN
13 21 (19.44%) MS Office
14 20 (18.52%) Cisco
15 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
16 18 (16.67%) CCNA
16 18 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (16.67%) SQL
17 17 (15.74%) DHCP
17 17 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (14.81%) SAN
18 16 (14.81%) Service Delivery
19 15 (13.89%) Wireless
19 15 (13.89%) VLAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (23.15%) IIS
2 24 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.63%) Lync
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.78%) Apache
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (19.44%) MS Office
2 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.19%) Firewall
2 28 (25.93%) DNS
3 22 (20.37%) WAN
4 17 (15.74%) DHCP
5 16 (14.81%) SAN
6 15 (13.89%) LAN
6 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.89%) Wireless
6 15 (13.89%) VLAN
7 11 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (7.41%) Network Security
9 6 (5.56%) VoIP
10 5 (4.63%) MPLS
10 5 (4.63%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.70%) Intranet
11 4 (3.70%) VPN
12 3 (2.78%) SSL
12 3 (2.78%) IPv4
12 3 (2.78%) FTP
12 3 (2.78%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.78%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.78%) Subversion
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.85%) Redmine
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Avionics
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Analyst
3 20 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) IT Support
5 12 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 12 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Architect
8 7 (6.48%) Network Manager
8 7 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Relationships Manager
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Network Manager
9 6 (5.56%) Administrator
9 6 (5.56%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.63%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
1 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.04%) Statistics
3 8 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (6.48%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.63%) Life Science
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (31.48%) Windows 7
5 25 (23.15%) Linux
6 24 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 17 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.48%) CentOS
10 6 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.63%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.93%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ITIL
2 16 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 15 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 13 (12.04%) Incident Management
4 13 (12.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (12.04%) Server Building
5 11 (10.19%) Software Delivery
5 11 (10.19%) Project Management
5 11 (10.19%) Asset Management
6 8 (7.41%) Change Management
7 7 (6.48%) Network Design
7 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
7 7 (6.48%) Capacity Management
7 7 (6.48%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (6.48%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.63%) Service Management
9 4 (3.70%) Information Security
9 4 (3.70%) Software Deployment
9 4 (3.70%) Time Management
9 4 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (3.70%) Perl
3 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) CCNA
1 18 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (12.04%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.41%) CCIE
4 8 (7.41%) CCNP
4 8 (7.41%) Degree
4 8 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (3.70%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) CCIP
7 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.93%) HNC
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 54 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.56%) vSphere
4 6 (5.56%) Terminal Server
5 4 (3.70%) Firmware
6 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.78%) Icinga
2 3 (2.78%) Nagios
2 3 (2.78%) WSUS
2 3 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (64.81%) VMware
2 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.52%) Cisco
4 13 (12.04%) Citrix
5 12 (11.11%) Veeam
6 11 (10.19%) Red Hat
7 10 (9.26%) CommVault
8 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.48%) NetApp
9 7 (6.48%) Juniper
9 7 (6.48%) Oracle
10 5 (4.63%) HP
10 5 (4.63%) F5
11 4 (3.70%) Sage
12 3 (2.78%) Sophos
12 3 (2.78%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.85%) Polycom
13 2 (1.85%) Tandberg
13 2 (1.85%) Google
13 2 (1.85%) Spiceworks
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