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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 74 68 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 63 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.67% 3.59% 5.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.51% 14.48% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 105
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
431 435 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.11% 24.80% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 347 386 419
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 £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 21 £51,000 +36.00% 4
Abingdon -2 6 £35,000 +14.75%
Henley-on-Thames +4 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Banbury -2 2 £34,500 -10.38% 1
Kidlington - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (72.04%) VMware
3 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
4 48 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (44.09%) Firewall
7 38 (40.86%) Cisco
8 37 (39.78%) Linux
9 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 31 (33.33%) SAN
11 28 (30.11%) Hyper-V
12 27 (29.03%) WAN
12 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (24.73%) MS Exchange
14 20 (21.51%) DNS
14 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (20.43%) Project Management
16 18 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (19.35%) CommVault
16 18 (19.35%) SQL
16 18 (19.35%) Veeam
16 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
16 18 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 17 (18.28%) IIS
17 17 (18.28%) CCNA
18 16 (17.20%) ITIL
19 15 (16.13%) Juniper
19 15 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
19 15 (16.13%) Load Balancing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (24.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.28%) IIS
3 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.53%) Apache
7 3 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (44.09%) Firewall
2 31 (33.33%) SAN
3 27 (29.03%) WAN
4 20 (21.51%) DNS
5 15 (16.13%) Network Security
6 14 (15.05%) SMTP
7 12 (12.90%) VLAN
7 12 (12.90%) DHCP
7 12 (12.90%) LAN
7 12 (12.90%) Wireless
8 8 (8.60%) IP Telephony
8 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
9 7 (7.53%) VoIP
9 7 (7.53%) SSL
10 6 (6.45%) HTTP
10 6 (6.45%) Internet
10 6 (6.45%) OSPF
11 5 (5.38%) BGP
11 5 (5.38%) MPLS
11 5 (5.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
1 3 (3.23%) Subversion
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Redmine
2 2 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (2.15%) French Language
1 2 (2.15%) German Language
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.08%) Marketing
2 1 (1.08%) Banking
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) IT Support
3 12 (12.90%) Administrator
4 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Technical Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Network Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Network Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Network Support
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) WAP
2 1 (1.08%) COM
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.68%) Statistics
3 5 (5.38%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Social Network
7 1 (1.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (39.78%) Linux
4 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.83%) CentOS
8 10 (10.75%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.45%) Windows Vista
10 5 (5.38%) UNIX
10 5 (5.38%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.30%) Solaris
11 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.08%) Windows CE
14 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Project Management
2 16 (17.20%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.60%) Network Design
7 8 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (7.53%) Migration
9 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.30%) Change Management
11 2 (2.15%) Time Management
11 2 (2.15%) Release Management
11 2 (2.15%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.15%) Software Deployment
11 2 (2.15%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.30%) Perl
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
5 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.28%) CCNA
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (9.68%) CCIE
4 9 (9.68%) CCNP
5 8 (8.60%) MCP
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
6 6 (6.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) CCIP
7 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.38%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
2 48 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (30.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.60%) vSphere
5 6 (6.45%) Terminal Server
6 5 (5.38%) Firmware
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.45%) Icinga
2 6 (6.45%) Nagios
3 5 (5.38%) Legato
3 5 (5.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.30%) Cacti
4 4 (4.30%) Zenoss
5 3 (3.23%) WSUS
6 2 (2.15%) SCCM
7 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.08%) SCOM
7 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (72.04%) VMware
2 38 (40.86%) Cisco
3 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) CommVault
4 18 (19.35%) Veeam
5 15 (16.13%) Juniper
6 11 (11.83%) Citrix
6 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
7 9 (9.68%) Dell
8 7 (7.53%) Oracle
8 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.45%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.38%) Avaya
10 5 (5.38%) F5
10 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.23%) Sophos
11 3 (3.23%) NetApp
11 3 (3.23%) Apple
11 3 (3.23%) HP
12 2 (2.15%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65,000 to £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago