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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1155 1049 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.29% 4.87% 4.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.15% 17.43% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 974 920 998
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
6363 6018 6829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.13% 27.96% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5228 5174 5980
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +11 298 £37,500 -3.84% 36
Surrey 0 282 £37,500 -2.59% 33
Hampshire -3 269 £36,000 +2.85% 32
Oxfordshire +37 89 £26,000 -30.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 84 £30,000 -10.44% 18
West Sussex +23 61 £46,000 +53.33% 15
East Sussex +9 39 £33,500 -4.28% 3
Kent -13 32 £41,750 -7.22% 6
Middlesex -17 5 £52,500 +40.00%
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
Thames Valley - 3 £65,000 -
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 -
Sussex - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2289 (100.00%) Windows
2 1237 (54.04%) Active Directory
3 1218 (53.21%) Microsoft
4 1200 (52.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1085 (47.40%) VMware
6 939 (41.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 838 (36.61%) MS Exchange
8 729 (31.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 726 (31.72%) SQL
10 647 (28.27%) MS Excel
11 631 (27.57%) Citrix
12 623 (27.22%) SQL Server
13 600 (26.21%) Windows 7
14 578 (25.25%) Firewall
15 560 (24.46%) DNS
16 554 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 521 (22.76%) Exchange Server 2010
18 491 (21.45%) ITIL
19 427 (18.65%) SAN
20 414 (18.09%) Hyper-V
21 408 (17.82%) TCP/IP
22 390 (17.04%) Linux
23 387 (16.91%) Cisco
24 385 (16.82%) MCSE
25 353 (15.42%) Windows XP
26 348 (15.20%) DHCP
27 347 (15.16%) IIS
28 342 (14.94%) MS Office
29 327 (14.29%) HP
30 326 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 838 (36.61%) MS Exchange
2 521 (22.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 347 (15.16%) IIS
4 326 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 238 (10.40%) SharePoint
6 226 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 217 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 123 (5.37%) Lync
9 97 (4.24%) Apache
10 75 (3.28%) Tomcat
11 45 (1.97%) JBoss
12 44 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 37 (1.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 36 (1.57%) WebSphere
15 31 (1.35%) WebLogic
16 28 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 28 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
17 24 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
17 24 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 18 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 647 (28.27%) MS Excel
2 342 (14.94%) MS Office
3 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.31%) FastStats
5 5 (0.22%) MS Project
6 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (0.79%) Maximo
2 14 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.26%) SalesLogix
4 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.13%) Agresso
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.087%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.087%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.087%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.087%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.087%) Summit
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.044%) Magento
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 100 (4.37%) Office 365
2 95 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.05%) IaaS
4 22 (0.96%) SaaS
5 20 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.26%) PaaS
8 5 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 578 (25.25%) Firewall
2 560 (24.46%) DNS
3 427 (18.65%) SAN
4 408 (17.82%) TCP/IP
5 348 (15.20%) DHCP
6 273 (11.93%) WAN
7 270 (11.80%) LAN
8 219 (9.57%) VPN
9 153 (6.68%) Wireless
10 124 (5.42%) SSL
11 113 (4.94%) Internet
12 100 (4.37%) Network Security
13 84 (3.67%) VLAN
14 80 (3.49%) VoIP
15 72 (3.15%) iSCSI
16 67 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
17 63 (2.75%) HTTP
18 60 (2.62%) NAS
19 51 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
20 29 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 623 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 178 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 155 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 109 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 101 (4.41%) Oracle Database
6 83 (3.63%) MySQL
7 66 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 54 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 29 (1.27%) Relational Database
11 27 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (1.14%) DB2
13 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
14 19 (0.83%) OLAP
15 18 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.74%) MS Access
17 15 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
18 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
19 12 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
20 11 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (1.88%) Subversion
2 31 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (1.09%) MSI
4 24 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.96%) LoadRunner
6 12 (0.52%) SilkPerformer
7 10 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (0.31%) JIRA
10 6 (0.26%) Metasploit
10 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
10 6 (0.26%) Ant
10 6 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.22%) WinRunner
12 4 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.087%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.087%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.087%) Jenkins
General
1 208 (9.09%) Finance
2 104 (4.54%) Telecoms
3 90 (3.93%) Retail
4 28 (1.22%) Marketing
5 23 (1.00%) Legal
6 21 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 20 (0.87%) Publishing
8 19 (0.83%) Back Office
9 14 (0.61%) Law
10 10 (0.44%) Banking
11 8 (0.35%) French Language
11 8 (0.35%) Advertising
12 7 (0.31%) German Language
13 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.22%) Military
15 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.17%) Games
16 2 (0.087%) Local Government
16 2 (0.087%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.087%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 508 (22.19%) Support Engineer
2 340 (14.85%) Analyst
3 230 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 215 (9.39%) Support Analyst
5 199 (8.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 162 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 162 (7.08%) Consultant
7 160 (6.99%) Administrator
8 155 (6.77%) IT Support
9 128 (5.59%) Developer
10 119 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 103 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
12 95 (4.15%) Technical Support
13 92 (4.02%) Server Engineer
14 85 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 77 (3.36%) Server Support
16 69 (3.01%) Architect
17 63 (2.75%) Team Leader
18 61 (2.66%) Technical Engineer
19 60 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (8.21%) .NET
2 114 (4.98%) ASP.NET
3 95 (4.15%) HTML
4 76 (3.32%) XML
5 70 (3.06%) Web Services
6 61 (2.66%) CSS
7 48 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 46 (2.01%) jQuery
9 37 (1.62%) WCF
10 32 (1.40%) XSLT
10 32 (1.40%) LAMP
10 32 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 29 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (1.22%) SOAP
13 26 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (1.09%) REST
14 25 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (1.05%) J2EE
16 23 (1.00%) MSMQ
17 22 (0.96%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.99%) Clustering
2 153 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (3.89%) Replication
4 79 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 79 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 73 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 68 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 43 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 36 (1.57%) Kindle
9 32 (1.40%) iPhone
10 25 (1.09%) Open Source
11 24 (1.05%) HACMP
12 22 (0.96%) PKI
13 18 (0.79%) iPad
14 17 (0.74%) EqualLogic
15 16 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.66%) Statistics
17 13 (0.57%) Client/Server
18 12 (0.52%) CESG
19 11 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2289 (100.00%) Windows
2 1200 (52.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 939 (41.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 600 (26.21%) Windows 7
5 390 (17.04%) Linux
6 353 (15.42%) Windows XP
7 271 (11.84%) Windows 8
8 142 (6.20%) UNIX
9 134 (5.85%) Windows Vista
10 112 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 94 (4.11%) Windows 2000
12 83 (3.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 79 (3.45%) CentOS
14 65 (2.84%) Solaris
15 49 (2.14%) AIX
16 37 (1.62%) Ubuntu
16 37 (1.62%) Android
17 32 (1.40%) Debian
18 20 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
18 20 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (21.45%) ITIL
2 128 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 126 (5.50%) Service Delivery
4 96 (4.19%) Mentoring
5 92 (4.02%) Change Management
6 77 (3.36%) Migration
7 71 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (2.84%) Problem Management
9 63 (2.75%) Project Management
10 61 (2.66%) MVC
11 60 (2.62%) Configuration Management
12 55 (2.40%) Incident Management
13 51 (2.23%) Performance Tuning
14 46 (2.01%) Kalman Filter
15 43 (1.88%) Software Distribution
15 43 (1.88%) Software Engineering
16 42 (1.83%) Service Management
16 42 (1.83%) PRINCE2
17 41 (1.79%) SOA
18 40 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 726 (31.72%) SQL
2 169 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 122 (5.33%) VBScript
4 114 (4.98%) C#
5 90 (3.93%) T-SQL
6 85 (3.71%) JavaScript
7 83 (3.63%) VB
8 73 (3.19%) Java
9 59 (2.58%) PL/SQL
10 54 (2.36%) Perl
11 48 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 37 (1.62%) C
13 29 (1.27%) PHP
14 28 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.18%) VB.NET
16 22 (0.96%) Python
17 8 (0.35%) Ruby
17 8 (0.35%) C++
18 7 (0.31%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.31%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 554 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 385 (16.82%) MCSE
3 310 (13.54%) Security Cleared
4 246 (10.75%) SC Cleared
5 244 (10.66%) MCITP
6 187 (8.17%) MCSA
7 177 (7.73%) Degree
8 160 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
9 154 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 149 (6.51%) DV Cleared
11 145 (6.33%) CCNA
12 126 (5.50%) MCP
13 125 (5.46%) MCTS
14 74 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
15 72 (3.15%) CCA
16 48 (2.10%) CCNP
16 48 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 31 (1.35%) ISEB
19 30 (1.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (8.52%) SLA
2 55 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 30 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.92%) QA
5 17 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.044%) COBIT
System Software
1 1237 (54.04%) Active Directory
2 729 (31.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 414 (18.09%) Hyper-V
4 224 (9.79%) XenApp
5 197 (8.61%) vSphere
6 138 (6.03%) VMware ESX
7 100 (4.37%) XenDesktop
8 83 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (3.23%) Terminal Services
10 58 (2.53%) XenServer
11 42 (1.83%) UAG
11 42 (1.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 39 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
13 36 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
14 33 (1.44%) Terminal Server
15 30 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 26 (1.14%) ISA Server
17 22 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
18 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 18 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 263 (11.49%) SCCM
2 141 (6.16%) Backup Exec
3 138 (6.03%) SCOM
4 84 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 83 (3.63%) WSUS
6 62 (2.71%) NetBackup
7 55 (2.40%) Tivoli
8 53 (2.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 43 (1.88%) SCVMM
10 40 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 36 (1.57%) Data Guard
12 34 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
13 25 (1.09%) Nagios
13 25 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (1.05%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
14 24 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 24 (1.05%) Tivoli NetView
15 23 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 18 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 16 (0.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1218 (53.21%) Microsoft
2 1085 (47.40%) VMware
3 631 (27.57%) Citrix
4 387 (16.91%) Cisco
5 327 (14.29%) HP
6 300 (13.11%) Oracle
7 210 (9.17%) Symantec
8 170 (7.43%) Red Hat
9 130 (5.68%) Juniper
10 127 (5.55%) Dell
11 124 (5.42%) EMC
12 105 (4.59%) Veeam
13 101 (4.41%) IBM
14 82 (3.58%) Apple
15 66 (2.88%) NetApp
16 64 (2.80%) Fujitsu
17 57 (2.49%) McAfee
18 51 (2.23%) Meru Networks
19 47 (2.05%) CheckPoint
20 35 (1.53%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: c36k + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Kent
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitve Salary & Excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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