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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 59 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.32% 3.84% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.75% 13.32% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 94
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -17.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,850 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
400 443 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.27% 28.86% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 330 350 529
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 23 £27,500 -30.37% 3
Abingdon - 19 £32,500 -
Banbury -2 1 £57,500 +74.24%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (61.31%) Active Directory
3 83 (60.58%) VMware
4 77 (56.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (43.80%) DNS
6 51 (37.23%) Cisco
7 48 (35.04%) Hyper-V
8 46 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
9 45 (32.85%) SAN
10 40 (29.20%) Firewall
10 40 (29.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (27.74%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (27.01%) CCNA
12 37 (27.01%) MS Exchange
13 34 (24.82%) Wireless
14 30 (21.90%) Citrix
15 29 (21.17%) MS Excel
16 27 (19.71%) Windows 7
17 26 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (18.98%) IIS
18 24 (17.52%) SMTP
19 23 (16.79%) Linux
20 22 (16.06%) SQL
20 22 (16.06%) DHCP
20 22 (16.06%) Apple
21 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
21 21 (15.33%) MS Office
21 21 (15.33%) Veeam

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (27.01%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (18.98%) IIS
3 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.65%) Lync
7 4 (2.92%) Apache
8 1 (0.73%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (21.17%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) BPCS
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (43.80%) DNS
2 45 (32.85%) SAN
3 40 (29.20%) Firewall
4 34 (24.82%) Wireless
5 24 (17.52%) SMTP
6 22 (16.06%) DHCP
7 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
8 20 (14.60%) HTTP
9 16 (11.68%) SSL
10 13 (9.49%) FTP
11 12 (8.76%) WAN
12 11 (8.03%) IPv4
13 10 (7.30%) NAS
13 10 (7.30%) IP Telephony
14 9 (6.57%) iSCSI
14 9 (6.57%) VPN
14 9 (6.57%) LAN
14 9 (6.57%) Internet
15 8 (5.84%) Network Security
16 6 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Ant
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.65%) German Language
2 4 (2.92%) French Language
3 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.19%) Finance
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Support Engineer
2 31 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Analyst
3 24 (17.52%) Network Engineer
4 21 (15.33%) Support Analyst
5 19 (13.87%) IT Support
6 18 (13.14%) Technical Support
7 16 (11.68%) Network Support
8 15 (10.95%) Network Support Engineer
8 15 (10.95%) Administrator
9 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 12 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (6.57%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (6.57%) Technical Support Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) Consultant
13 7 (5.11%) Windows Administrator
13 7 (5.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 7 (5.11%) Support Manager
14 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) COM
2 1 (0.73%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.73%) Web Services
2 1 (0.73%) HTML
2 1 (0.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) EqualLogic
2 8 (5.84%) Clustering
2 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.65%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.19%) Biotechnology
5 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.73%) Social Network
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (56.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (29.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (19.71%) Windows 7
5 23 (16.79%) Linux
6 16 (11.68%) Windows 8
7 12 (8.76%) UNIX
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Vista
8 8 (5.84%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.11%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.92%) Solaris
10 4 (2.92%) CentOS
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.49%) Project Management
2 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
3 10 (7.30%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.84%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (5.84%) Network Design
5 7 (5.11%) Analytics
5 7 (5.11%) Migration
6 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.38%) ITIL
6 6 (4.38%) Data Management
7 5 (3.65%) Line Management
8 4 (2.92%) ERP
8 4 (2.92%) Numerical Analysis
9 3 (2.19%) CRM
10 2 (1.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (0.73%) TOGAF
11 1 (0.73%) Logistics
11 1 (0.73%) Software Engineering
11 1 (0.73%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.57%) VBScript
4 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (27.74%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.01%) CCNA
3 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (13.14%) MCSE
5 12 (8.76%) MCSA
5 12 (8.76%) MCTS
5 12 (8.76%) MCITP
6 11 (8.03%) MCP
7 8 (5.84%) CCNP
7 8 (5.84%) Degree
8 6 (4.38%) MCT
9 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.92%) CCIE
11 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (61.31%) Active Directory
2 48 (35.04%) Hyper-V
3 46 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.84%) Terminal Server
4 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.73%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.73%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.73%) XenApp
6 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.73%) Firmware
6 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.38%) Nagios
2 6 (4.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (4.38%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.65%) Icinga
3 5 (3.65%) Legato
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.92%) Cacti
4 4 (2.92%) Zenoss
5 3 (2.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (60.58%) VMware
2 51 (37.23%) Cisco
3 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
4 30 (21.90%) Citrix
5 22 (16.06%) Apple
6 21 (15.33%) Veeam
7 20 (14.60%) Juniper
8 16 (11.68%) Symantec
9 15 (10.95%) Fortinet
10 14 (10.22%) HP
10 14 (10.22%) Dell
11 12 (8.76%) EMC
11 12 (8.76%) Meru Networks
12 11 (8.03%) Avaya
13 10 (7.30%) CommVault
14 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
15 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
16 2 (1.46%) Intel
17 1 (0.73%) Mitel
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