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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.35% 12.97% 8.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.36% 35.54% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 59 37
Average salary £27,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.04% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,500 £49,100
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
107 166 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.47% 36.48% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 99 159 172
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (83.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (77.61%) VMware
4 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
5 38 (56.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (53.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
7 26 (38.81%) Windows 7
8 25 (37.31%) Citrix
8 25 (37.31%) VMware ESX
9 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
10 23 (34.33%) XenApp
10 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
11 21 (31.34%) ITIL
12 20 (29.85%) Windows XP
12 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
13 19 (28.36%) Internet
14 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (25.37%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
15 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
15 17 (25.37%) Clustering
16 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (22.39%) Back Office
17 15 (22.39%) Python
17 15 (22.39%) Windows 2000
17 15 (22.39%) HP
18 14 (20.90%) Firewall
19 13 (19.40%) Security Management
19 13 (19.40%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
6 8 (11.94%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.49%) Lync
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) Internet
2 14 (20.90%) Firewall
3 13 (19.40%) DNS
4 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.93%) WAN
5 10 (14.93%) DHCP
5 10 (14.93%) NetScaler
6 9 (13.43%) SAN
7 8 (11.94%) LAN
8 5 (7.46%) Wireshark
8 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.48%) VPN
10 2 (2.99%) SSL
10 2 (2.99%) VoIP
10 2 (2.99%) VLAN
10 2 (2.99%) Telnet
11 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (22.39%) Back Office
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server Specialist
4 10 (14.93%) Server Specialist
5 8 (11.94%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) IT Support
8 4 (5.97%) Field Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.49%) Junior
11 1 (1.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Clustering
2 13 (19.40%) Derivative
3 4 (5.97%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) HACMP
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (83.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (56.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (38.81%) Windows 7
5 20 (29.85%) Windows XP
6 15 (22.39%) Windows 2000
7 13 (19.40%) CentOS
7 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (19.40%) UNIX
7 13 (19.40%) Linux
7 13 (19.40%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.99%) AIX
10 1 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Service Delivery
2 13 (19.40%) Security Management
2 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
2 13 (19.40%) Open Source
2 13 (19.40%) Server Building
3 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) Analytics
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.99%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (2.99%) Data Analytics
7 2 (2.99%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.99%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Python
2 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
2 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
2 13 (19.40%) Perl
3 12 (17.91%) VBScript
4 10 (14.93%) VB
5 8 (11.94%) SQL
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) RHCSA
2 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) RHCE
3 11 (16.42%) MCSE
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 10 (14.93%) MCP
4 10 (14.93%) CCA
4 10 (14.93%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (11.94%) MCTS
5 8 (11.94%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) PMP
6 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (37.31%) VMware ESX
3 23 (34.33%) XenApp
4 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
5 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.37%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (13.43%) vSphere
7 8 (11.94%) XenServer
7 8 (11.94%) XenDesktop
7 8 (11.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (10.45%) Terminal Services
8 7 (10.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Puppet
2 11 (16.42%) SCCM
3 10 (14.93%) SCOM
4 8 (11.94%) EdgeSight
5 7 (10.45%) Tivoli
6 6 (8.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.99%) CA Wily
9 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (77.61%) VMware
2 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (37.31%) Citrix
4 15 (22.39%) HP
5 13 (19.40%) Oracle
5 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco
7 9 (13.43%) SonicWALL
8 8 (11.94%) AppSense
9 6 (8.96%) Symantec
10 5 (7.46%) IBM
10 5 (7.46%) Intel
11 3 (4.48%) Veeam
12 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.99%) F5
12 2 (2.99%) Splunk
12 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
12 2 (2.99%) CA
13 1 (1.49%) Dell
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