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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 14 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.05% 11.60% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.37% 21.89% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 16
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £28,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,700 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
126 169 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.81% 52.98% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 114 163 140
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (70.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (52.17%) VMware
4 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 38 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (38.04%) Oracle
7 28 (30.43%) IBM
7 28 (30.43%) Perl
7 28 (30.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 28 (30.43%) Tivoli
8 27 (29.35%) Clustering
8 27 (29.35%) Shell Script
8 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
8 27 (29.35%) Citrix
9 24 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 23 (25.00%) HP
10 23 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 22 (23.91%) VMware ESX
11 22 (23.91%) XenApp
12 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
12 21 (22.83%) ITIL
13 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
14 18 (19.57%) UNIX
14 18 (19.57%) Intel
15 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
15 17 (18.48%) Internet
16 16 (17.39%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Office
2 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) Internet
2 16 (17.39%) Firewall
3 10 (10.87%) DNS
4 7 (7.61%) VPN
5 6 (6.52%) DHCP
5 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.43%) SAN
7 4 (4.35%) SSL
7 4 (4.35%) VoIP
7 4 (4.35%) WAN
7 4 (4.35%) VLAN
8 3 (3.26%) NAS
9 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) DB2
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 13 (14.13%) Back Office
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 14 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Tivoli Specialist
4 9 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Manager
10 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Citrix Support
10 2 (2.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) J2EE
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Clustering
2 16 (17.39%) HACMP
3 11 (11.96%) Derivative
3 11 (11.96%) Open Source
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (70.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 18 (19.57%) UNIX
7 16 (17.39%) AIX
8 15 (16.30%) Linux
9 13 (14.13%) Windows 2000
9 13 (14.13%) CentOS
10 12 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (11.96%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (10.87%) Windows 8
13 6 (6.52%) Windows NT
14 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
15 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 21 (22.83%) ITIL
3 15 (16.30%) Change Management
3 15 (16.30%) Problem Management
4 13 (14.13%) Security Management
5 11 (11.96%) Software Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Business Development
6 6 (6.52%) UML
6 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.43%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.43%) Change Control
8 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.26%) ERP
9 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.17%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.17%) Migration
10 1 (1.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) Perl
2 27 (29.35%) Shell Script
3 16 (17.39%) SQL
4 11 (11.96%) Python
4 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.61%) C++
6 6 (6.52%) Java
6 6 (6.52%) C
7 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) VBScript
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.96%) RHCSA
4 11 (11.96%) RHCE
5 9 (9.78%) CCNA
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.70%) MCSE
6 8 (8.70%) MCSA
7 7 (7.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
9 1 (1.09%) Degree
9 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.09%) CCA
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (30.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.91%) XenApp
3 22 (23.91%) VMware ESX
4 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
5 15 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.35%) vSphere
8 3 (3.26%) XenServer
9 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (30.43%) Tivoli
2 16 (17.39%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 16 (17.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 16 (17.39%) Tivoli NetView
3 12 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (11.96%) Puppet
5 4 (4.35%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 48 (52.17%) VMware
2 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.04%) Oracle
4 28 (30.43%) IBM
5 27 (29.35%) Citrix
6 23 (25.00%) HP
7 18 (19.57%) Intel
8 15 (16.30%) Cisco
9 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
10 12 (13.04%) Symantec
11 7 (7.61%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.09%) AppSense
12 1 (1.09%) Apple
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