The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.87% 8.46% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.80% 16.87% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 2
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +79.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £26,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 166 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 32.34% 50.15% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 93 149 46
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Portsmouth region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (68.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 50 (64.94%) VMware
4 46 (59.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
6 34 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
7 30 (38.96%) Oracle
8 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
8 29 (37.66%) Citrix
8 29 (37.66%) XenApp
9 25 (32.47%) Shell Script
9 25 (32.47%) Perl
9 25 (32.47%) Windows XP
10 24 (31.17%) ITIL
10 24 (31.17%) Clustering
10 24 (31.17%) SC Cleared
11 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
12 22 (28.57%) VMware ESX
12 22 (28.57%) Security Management
12 22 (28.57%) HP
13 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
13 21 (27.27%) DV Cleared
14 20 (25.97%) SQL
14 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
14 20 (25.97%) Linux
15 19 (24.68%) UNIX
15 19 (24.68%) Internet
16 18 (23.38%) Red Hat
16 18 (23.38%) CentOS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.19%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) Internet
2 14 (18.18%) DNS
3 12 (15.58%) DHCP
4 11 (14.29%) SAN
4 11 (14.29%) Firewall
5 6 (7.79%) Wireshark
5 6 (7.79%) iSCSI
5 6 (7.79%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.49%) VPN
7 4 (5.19%) NAS
8 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.30%) VoIP
9 1 (1.30%) WAN
9 1 (1.30%) SSL
9 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) DB2
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.18%) Back Office
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Administrator
2 18 (23.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (22.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (22.08%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Server Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) Tivoli Specialist
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server Specialist
7 5 (6.49%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.90%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix Support
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) COM
2 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Clustering
2 16 (20.78%) Derivative
2 16 (20.78%) Open Source
3 9 (11.69%) HACMP
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (68.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (59.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (32.47%) Windows XP
5 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
6 20 (25.97%) Linux
7 19 (24.68%) UNIX
8 18 (23.38%) CentOS
9 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (20.78%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (18.18%) Windows 2000
12 9 (11.69%) AIX
13 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
14 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (3.90%) Windows NT
16 1 (1.30%) HPUX
16 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
16 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) ITIL
2 22 (28.57%) Security Management
3 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 16 (20.78%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
6 9 (11.69%) Change Management
7 8 (10.39%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.19%) Change Control
11 3 (3.90%) Business Development
11 3 (3.90%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.90%) UML
11 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.30%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (1.30%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) Perl
1 25 (32.47%) Shell Script
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
3 16 (20.78%) Python
4 8 (10.39%) VBScript
4 8 (10.39%) VB
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) C
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 24 (31.17%) SC Cleared
3 21 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 16 (20.78%) RHCSA
4 16 (20.78%) RHCE
5 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (10.39%) MCSE
7 6 (7.79%) CCA
7 6 (7.79%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CCNA
9 2 (2.60%) MCP
9 2 (2.60%) MCSA
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.60%) MCITP
10 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (37.66%) XenApp
3 22 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 17 (22.08%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (19.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
7 9 (11.69%) XenServer
8 8 (10.39%) vSphere
8 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
9 6 (7.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (7.79%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Puppet
2 15 (19.48%) Tivoli
3 11 (14.29%) SCCM
4 9 (11.69%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 9 (11.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 9 (11.69%) Tivoli NetView
5 7 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (9.09%) SCOM
6 6 (7.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (7.79%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (64.94%) VMware
2 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.96%) Oracle
4 29 (37.66%) Citrix
5 22 (28.57%) HP
6 18 (23.38%) Red Hat
7 15 (19.48%) IBM
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco
9 6 (7.79%) Intel
9 6 (7.79%) AppSense
9 6 (7.79%) Symantec
10 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.30%) Apple
10 1 (1.30%) Dell
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