The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 60 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 882 964 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.28% 4.22% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.67% 15.54% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 740 822 1055
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6012 6203 6515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.18% 27.18% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5046 5245 5585
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £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 the South East

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Hampshire +7 242 £38,500 +10.00% 28
Berkshire -13 199 £37,500 -11.76% 20
Surrey -10 166 £34,500 -1.42% 18
West Sussex 0 93 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 88 £35,000 -13.58% 8
Oxfordshire -6 41 £42,500 +39.34% 9
Kent +1 29 £30,000 -29.41% 5
East Sussex +21 18 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Middlesex -17 4 £36,500 -23.15% 2
Sussex - 3 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1832 (100.00%) Windows
2 1059 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 1046 (57.10%) Active Directory
4 942 (51.42%) VMware
5 914 (49.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 885 (48.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 696 (37.99%) MS Exchange
8 652 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 522 (28.49%) MS Excel
10 510 (27.84%) Firewall
11 474 (25.87%) Windows 7
12 447 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 442 (24.13%) SQL
14 441 (24.07%) Cisco
15 439 (23.96%) DNS
15 439 (23.96%) ITIL
16 423 (23.09%) TCP/IP
17 413 (22.54%) Citrix
17 413 (22.54%) Hyper-V
18 408 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 402 (21.94%) SQL Server
20 343 (18.72%) Linux
21 328 (17.90%) SAN
22 326 (17.79%) MS Office
23 322 (17.58%) DHCP
24 294 (16.05%) MCSE
25 287 (15.67%) LAN
26 281 (15.34%) Windows XP
27 279 (15.23%) WAN
28 268 (14.63%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 696 (37.99%) MS Exchange
2 447 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 230 (12.55%) IIS
4 229 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 225 (12.28%) SharePoint
6 198 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 188 (10.26%) Lync
8 122 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 84 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 34 (1.86%) Apache
11 25 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
12 23 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
14 19 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
16 13 (0.71%) SAS
17 12 (0.66%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.60%) Tomcat
18 11 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 522 (28.49%) MS Excel
2 326 (17.79%) MS Office
3 24 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.60%) MS Project
5 10 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.33%) Maximo
3 4 (0.22%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.22%) Primavera
4 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.055%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.93%) Office 365
2 57 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.53%) SaaS
5 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.66%) IaaS
7 9 (0.49%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.055%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 510 (27.84%) Firewall
2 439 (23.96%) DNS
3 423 (23.09%) TCP/IP
4 328 (17.90%) SAN
5 322 (17.58%) DHCP
6 287 (15.67%) LAN
7 279 (15.23%) WAN
8 132 (7.21%) VPN
9 110 (6.00%) Internet
10 101 (5.51%) VLAN
11 80 (4.37%) VoIP
12 75 (4.09%) NAS
13 74 (4.04%) Wireless
14 71 (3.88%) iSCSI
15 68 (3.71%) SSL
16 42 (2.29%) Network Security
17 40 (2.18%) NetScaler
18 37 (2.02%) SMTP
19 34 (1.86%) Wireshark
20 32 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 130 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (1.97%) MySQL
5 36 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 31 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.66%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.49%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.44%) Big Data
17 6 (0.33%) MS Access
17 6 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.44%) Subversion
3 8 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.38%) JIRA
5 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.27%) MSI
6 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.16%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.11%) Redmine
8 2 (0.11%) Trac
8 2 (0.11%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.11%) JMeter
8 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.055%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.055%) ClearQuest
General
1 179 (9.77%) Finance
2 87 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.49%) Retail
4 42 (2.29%) Back Office
5 24 (1.31%) Publishing
6 22 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.93%) Legal
8 13 (0.71%) Marketing
9 12 (0.66%) German Language
9 12 (0.66%) Law
10 11 (0.60%) Electronics
10 11 (0.60%) Billing
11 10 (0.55%) French Language
12 9 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.49%) Banking
13 8 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.38%) Advertising
14 7 (0.38%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.27%) Military
15 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 386 (21.07%) Support Engineer
2 275 (15.01%) Analyst
3 217 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 139 (7.59%) Administrator
5 134 (7.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 130 (7.10%) IT Support
7 119 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
8 118 (6.44%) Support Analyst
9 114 (6.22%) Developer
10 106 (5.79%) Consultant
11 96 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
12 95 (5.19%) Technical Support
13 85 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
14 72 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
15 70 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 61 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
16 61 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
16 61 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 56 (3.06%) Server Engineer
18 55 (3.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (7.53%) .NET
2 118 (6.44%) HTML
3 104 (5.68%) ASP.NET
4 94 (5.13%) XML
5 66 (3.60%) XSLT
6 41 (2.24%) CSS
7 33 (1.80%) Web Services
8 27 (1.47%) jQuery
9 21 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (1.15%) Ajax
10 20 (1.09%) Software Packaging
11 19 (1.04%) Middleware
12 18 (0.98%) HTML5
13 17 (0.93%) MAPI
13 17 (0.93%) CSS3
14 15 (0.82%) Application Packaging
15 12 (0.66%) .NET Framework
15 12 (0.66%) LINQ
16 10 (0.55%) SOAP
16 10 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 124 (6.77%) Clustering
2 104 (5.68%) Blackberry
3 100 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.82%) Fat Client
4 70 (3.82%) Thin Client
5 53 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.35%) Statistics
7 37 (2.02%) iPhone
8 35 (1.91%) Open Source
9 30 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.47%) Replication
11 25 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 23 (1.26%) iPad
13 20 (1.09%) Derivative
13 20 (1.09%) EqualLogic
14 17 (0.93%) Public Cloud
14 17 (0.93%) PDA
15 14 (0.76%) Computer Science
15 14 (0.76%) PKI
16 10 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1832 (100.00%) Windows
2 914 (49.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 885 (48.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 474 (25.87%) Windows 7
5 343 (18.72%) Linux
6 281 (15.34%) Windows XP
7 189 (10.32%) Windows 8
8 116 (6.33%) UNIX
9 114 (6.22%) Windows Vista
10 103 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (4.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 74 (4.04%) Windows 2000
13 64 (3.49%) Solaris
14 49 (2.67%) CentOS
15 48 (2.62%) Android
16 42 (2.29%) Mac OS X
17 25 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
18 22 (1.20%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.98%) Apple iOS
20 15 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (23.96%) ITIL
2 118 (6.44%) Project Management
3 95 (5.19%) Migration
4 94 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 88 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 85 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 79 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 76 (4.15%) MVC
10 73 (3.98%) Load Balancing
11 70 (3.82%) Change Management
11 70 (3.82%) Mentoring
12 66 (3.60%) UML
13 61 (3.33%) Software Engineering
14 50 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
15 46 (2.51%) Problem Management
16 42 (2.29%) Technical Architecture
17 41 (2.24%) CRM
18 39 (2.13%) Time Management
19 38 (2.07%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 442 (24.13%) SQL
2 188 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 109 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 103 (5.62%) C#
5 66 (3.60%) VBScript
6 62 (3.38%) Perl
7 55 (3.00%) VB
8 45 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 45 (2.46%) Java
9 38 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 34 (1.86%) T-SQL
11 32 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 31 (1.69%) Python
13 22 (1.20%) C
14 20 (1.09%) PHP
15 11 (0.60%) C++
16 8 (0.44%) VB6
17 5 (0.27%) Ruby
18 4 (0.22%) VBA
19 3 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 408 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (16.05%) MCSE
3 251 (13.70%) Security Cleared
4 186 (10.15%) MCITP
5 184 (10.04%) SC Cleared
6 148 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (7.10%) DV Cleared
8 127 (6.93%) MCP
9 125 (6.82%) CCNA
10 112 (6.11%) Degree
11 111 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 106 (5.79%) MCSA
13 96 (5.24%) Citrix Certification
14 91 (4.97%) CCA
15 63 (3.44%) MCTS
16 47 (2.57%) RHCE
17 45 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
18 39 (2.13%) CCNP
19 22 (1.20%) RHCSA
20 18 (0.98%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (12.06%) SLA
2 40 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.55%) COBIT
6 7 (0.38%) GPG13
7 5 (0.27%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.22%) QA
8 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.11%) FISMA
System Software
1 1046 (57.10%) Active Directory
2 652 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 413 (22.54%) Hyper-V
4 234 (12.77%) vSphere
5 193 (10.53%) XenApp
6 153 (8.35%) VMware ESX
7 95 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
8 88 (4.80%) XenDesktop
9 69 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 59 (3.22%) Terminal Services
11 49 (2.67%) XenServer
12 33 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
13 31 (1.69%) ISA Server
14 22 (1.20%) VMware Server
14 22 (1.20%) Samba
15 19 (1.04%) UAG
16 16 (0.87%) vCloud
17 15 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 14 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 13 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 232 (12.66%) SCCM
2 131 (7.15%) SCOM
3 103 (5.62%) Backup Exec
4 88 (4.80%) WSUS
5 51 (2.78%) NetBackup
6 42 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
7 39 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 36 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 34 (1.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 28 (1.53%) EdgeSight
11 25 (1.36%) Puppet
11 25 (1.36%) Windows Intune
12 24 (1.31%) HP SIM
13 22 (1.20%) SCVMM
13 22 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
14 21 (1.15%) Nagios
14 21 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
15 19 (1.04%) SCSM
16 18 (0.98%) ARCserve
16 18 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1059 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 942 (51.42%) VMware
3 441 (24.07%) Cisco
4 413 (22.54%) Citrix
5 268 (14.63%) HP
6 169 (9.22%) Symantec
6 169 (9.22%) Oracle
7 105 (5.73%) Dell
8 95 (5.19%) Juniper
8 95 (5.19%) Red Hat
9 66 (3.60%) NetApp
10 62 (3.38%) Apple
11 52 (2.84%) Avaya
12 51 (2.78%) IBM
13 50 (2.73%) 3PAR
14 49 (2.67%) CheckPoint
15 48 (2.62%) EMC
16 45 (2.46%) McAfee
17 39 (2.13%) SolarWinds
17 39 (2.13%) AppSense
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30,000-50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago