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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.44% 13.08% 8.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.12% 33.33% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 51 37
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
136 153 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.66% 39.23% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 126 145 181
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
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 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 4 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (71.21%) VMware
4 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
8 24 (36.36%) Windows 7
8 24 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
9 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
9 23 (34.85%) VMware ESX
10 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (30.30%) Citrix
13 19 (28.79%) ITIL
13 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
13 19 (28.79%) Hyper-V
14 18 (27.27%) XenApp
15 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (22.73%) Firewall
16 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
16 15 (22.73%) DNS
16 15 (22.73%) HP
16 15 (22.73%) Internet
17 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (19.70%) Clustering
19 12 (18.18%) Back Office
19 12 (18.18%) SCCM
19 12 (18.18%) SCOM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
2 24 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 9 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) DNS
1 15 (22.73%) Internet
1 15 (22.73%) Firewall
2 12 (18.18%) DHCP
2 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.67%) WAN
4 9 (13.64%) LAN
5 8 (12.12%) NetScaler
6 6 (9.09%) SAN
7 3 (4.55%) VPN
7 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.03%) VLAN
8 2 (3.03%) Telnet
8 2 (3.03%) VoIP
8 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (18.18%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Administrator
2 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Server Specialist
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server Specialist
6 6 (9.09%) IT Support
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Field Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Developer
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Clustering
2 9 (13.64%) Derivative
3 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.06%) NHS
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) HACMP
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 12 (18.18%) Windows 2000
7 9 (13.64%) CentOS
7 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (13.64%) UNIX
7 9 (13.64%) Linux
7 9 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (12.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) AIX
10 1 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 9 (13.64%) Security Management
2 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
2 9 (13.64%) Open Source
2 9 (13.64%) Server Building
3 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Analytics
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.03%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.03%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (3.03%) Data Analytics
6 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) Python
2 10 (15.15%) VBScript
3 9 (13.64%) Perl
3 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.12%) VB
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) MCSE
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.67%) MCP
4 9 (13.64%) RHCE
4 9 (13.64%) RHCSA
4 9 (13.64%) MCTS
4 9 (13.64%) MCITP
4 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 8 (12.12%) CCA
5 8 (12.12%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.03%) PMP
6 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (34.85%) VMware ESX
3 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (28.79%) Hyper-V
5 18 (27.27%) XenApp
6 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (9.09%) XenServer
7 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 6 (9.09%) vSphere
7 6 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (7.58%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
1 12 (18.18%) SCOM
2 9 (13.64%) Puppet
3 6 (9.09%) EdgeSight
3 6 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 5 (7.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.03%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) VMware
2 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.30%) Citrix
4 15 (22.73%) HP
5 10 (15.15%) SonicWALL
6 9 (13.64%) Oracle
6 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (13.64%) Symantec
7 8 (12.12%) Cisco
8 6 (9.09%) AppSense
9 4 (6.06%) Intel
9 4 (6.06%) IBM
10 3 (4.55%) Veeam
11 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.03%) F5
11 2 (3.03%) Splunk
11 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
11 2 (3.03%) CA
12 1 (1.52%) Dell