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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 897 974 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.22% 4.12% 5.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.64% 15.28% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 763 835 1002
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
6125 6373 6506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.84% 26.95% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5127 5362 5516
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 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 5 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 +12 252 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Berkshire -9 220 £40,000 -3.61% 22
Surrey -11 161 £34,000 +3.03% 27
West Sussex -6 81 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Buckinghamshire -22 74 £35,500 -12.34% 10
Oxfordshire -1 49 £35,000 +14.75% 4
Kent +15 31 £30,000 -29.41% 3
East Sussex +21 23 £28,000 - 2
Middlesex -18 5 £34,000 -28.42% 2
Sussex - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 1913 (100.00%) Windows
2 1099 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 1086 (56.77%) Active Directory
4 981 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 974 (50.91%) VMware
6 888 (46.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 700 (36.59%) MS Exchange
8 684 (35.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 530 (27.71%) MS Excel
10 516 (26.97%) Firewall
11 499 (26.08%) Windows 7
12 462 (24.15%) SQL
13 452 (23.63%) DNS
14 447 (23.37%) Citrix
15 443 (23.16%) TCP/IP
16 436 (22.79%) ITIL
16 436 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 429 (22.43%) Cisco
18 416 (21.75%) SQL Server
19 412 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 404 (21.12%) Hyper-V
21 356 (18.61%) MS Office
22 348 (18.19%) Linux
23 340 (17.77%) SAN
24 320 (16.73%) DHCP
25 301 (15.73%) MCSE
26 295 (15.42%) Windows XP
27 284 (14.85%) LAN
28 279 (14.58%) WAN
28 279 (14.58%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 700 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 436 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 242 (12.65%) IIS
4 240 (12.55%) SharePoint
4 240 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 192 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 172 (8.99%) Lync
7 133 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 79 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (1.99%) Apache
10 26 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
11 25 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 16 (0.84%) CMS
15 15 (0.78%) SAS
15 15 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.78%) MS Project Server
16 14 (0.73%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 530 (27.71%) MS Excel
2 356 (18.61%) MS Office
3 18 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.47%) MS Project
5 8 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.31%) Maximo
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.10%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.10%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.10%) Primavera
6 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.052%) BPCS
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 119 (6.22%) Office 365
2 64 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (1.31%) SaaS
5 14 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.63%) IaaS
7 9 (0.47%) PaaS
8 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.052%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.052%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 516 (26.97%) Firewall
2 452 (23.63%) DNS
3 443 (23.16%) TCP/IP
4 340 (17.77%) SAN
5 320 (16.73%) DHCP
6 284 (14.85%) LAN
7 279 (14.58%) WAN
8 131 (6.85%) VPN
9 105 (5.49%) Internet
10 94 (4.91%) VLAN
11 80 (4.18%) Wireless
12 76 (3.97%) NAS
13 73 (3.82%) VoIP
14 69 (3.61%) SSL
14 69 (3.61%) iSCSI
15 48 (2.51%) Network Security
16 45 (2.35%) NetScaler
17 39 (2.04%) SMTP
18 37 (1.93%) IP Telephony
19 36 (1.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 44 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 43 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (2.09%) MySQL
7 31 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 14 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.58%) DB2
14 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.47%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.42%) MS Access
17 7 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.73%) JIRA
3 11 (0.58%) Subversion
4 10 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (0.52%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.31%) MSI
6 6 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.31%) Bugzilla
7 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.21%) MSTest
8 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.21%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.21%) Trac
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (0.16%) WinRunner
9 3 (0.16%) Selenium
10 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 184 (9.62%) Finance
2 77 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.71%) Retail
4 32 (1.67%) Back Office
5 26 (1.36%) Publishing
6 17 (0.89%) Legal
6 17 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 17 (0.89%) Marketing
7 14 (0.73%) German Language
7 14 (0.73%) Law
8 11 (0.58%) Electronics
8 11 (0.58%) Banking
8 11 (0.58%) Billing
9 10 (0.52%) French Language
10 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.42%) Military
11 8 (0.42%) Advertising
12 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 404 (21.12%) Support Engineer
2 269 (14.06%) Analyst
3 218 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 138 (7.21%) Administrator
5 130 (6.80%) IT Support
6 124 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 120 (6.27%) Developer
8 118 (6.17%) Support Analyst
9 117 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
10 116 (6.06%) Consultant
11 108 (5.65%) Technical Support
12 96 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
13 93 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
14 75 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
15 65 (3.40%) Technical Support Engineer
15 65 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 64 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 63 (3.29%) Server Engineer
18 56 (2.93%) IT Support Engineer
18 56 (2.93%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (7.58%) .NET
2 126 (6.59%) HTML
3 109 (5.70%) ASP.NET
4 103 (5.38%) XML
5 63 (3.29%) XSLT
6 50 (2.61%) CSS
7 35 (1.83%) Web Services
8 34 (1.78%) jQuery
9 23 (1.20%) HTML5
9 23 (1.20%) Ajax
10 22 (1.15%) CSS3
11 21 (1.10%) Software Packaging
12 19 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (0.99%) .NET Framework
13 18 (0.94%) MAPI
14 17 (0.89%) Middleware
15 12 (0.63%) SOAP
16 11 (0.58%) J2EE
16 11 (0.58%) LINQ
16 11 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 127 (6.64%) Clustering
2 110 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (5.38%) Blackberry
4 75 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 75 (3.92%) Thin Client
5 61 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.25%) iPhone
7 39 (2.04%) Statistics
8 37 (1.93%) Open Source
9 30 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 30 (1.57%) Replication
10 26 (1.36%) iPad
11 23 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (0.99%) Derivative
13 18 (0.94%) PDA
13 18 (0.94%) Computer Science
14 16 (0.84%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.73%) PKI
15 14 (0.73%) EqualLogic
16 10 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1913 (100.00%) Windows
2 981 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 888 (46.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 499 (26.08%) Windows 7
5 348 (18.19%) Linux
6 295 (15.42%) Windows XP
7 195 (10.19%) Windows 8
8 128 (6.69%) Windows Vista
9 122 (6.38%) UNIX
10 102 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 90 (4.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 84 (4.39%) Windows 2000
13 64 (3.35%) Solaris
14 57 (2.98%) CentOS
15 48 (2.51%) Android
16 40 (2.09%) Mac OS X
17 29 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
18 21 (1.10%) AIX
18 21 (1.10%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (22.79%) ITIL
2 113 (5.91%) Project Management
3 101 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (4.81%) Service Delivery
5 86 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 82 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 80 (4.18%) Migration
8 78 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 75 (3.92%) Change Management
10 74 (3.87%) MVC
11 71 (3.71%) Load Balancing
11 71 (3.71%) Mentoring
12 70 (3.66%) UML
13 65 (3.40%) Software Engineering
14 58 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
15 54 (2.82%) Problem Management
16 47 (2.46%) CRM
17 41 (2.14%) Technical Architecture
18 38 (1.99%) Time Management
19 35 (1.83%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 462 (24.15%) SQL
2 181 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 118 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 113 (5.91%) C#
5 68 (3.55%) Perl
6 67 (3.50%) VBScript
7 53 (2.77%) VB
8 49 (2.56%) Java
9 48 (2.51%) Shell Script
10 45 (2.35%) VB.NET
11 33 (1.73%) T-SQL
12 32 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.62%) Python
14 25 (1.31%) C
15 24 (1.25%) PHP
16 14 (0.73%) C++
17 8 (0.42%) VB6
18 5 (0.26%) VBA
18 5 (0.26%) Ruby
19 2 (0.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 412 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 301 (15.73%) MCSE
3 269 (14.06%) Security Cleared
4 195 (10.19%) SC Cleared
5 174 (9.10%) MCITP
6 148 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
7 137 (7.16%) DV Cleared
8 125 (6.53%) CCNA
9 123 (6.43%) MCP
10 113 (5.91%) Degree
11 111 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 108 (5.65%) Citrix Certification
13 103 (5.38%) CCA
14 96 (5.02%) MCSA
15 52 (2.72%) MCTS
16 45 (2.35%) RHCE
17 43 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
18 42 (2.20%) CCNP
19 23 (1.20%) VCP5
20 22 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (10.93%) SLA
2 39 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.52%) COBIT
7 8 (0.42%) GPG13
8 2 (0.10%) QA
8 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.10%) FISMA
System Software
1 1086 (56.77%) Active Directory
2 684 (35.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (21.12%) Hyper-V
4 248 (12.96%) vSphere
5 212 (11.08%) XenApp
6 166 (8.68%) VMware ESX
7 95 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
8 94 (4.91%) XenDesktop
9 73 (3.82%) Terminal Services
10 69 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 49 (2.56%) XenServer
12 38 (1.99%) ISA Server
13 27 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
14 23 (1.20%) VMware Server
15 21 (1.10%) Samba
16 17 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 15 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 14 (0.73%) vCloud
19 13 (0.68%) UAG
20 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 238 (12.44%) SCCM
2 131 (6.85%) SCOM
3 105 (5.49%) Backup Exec
4 87 (4.55%) WSUS
5 54 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 44 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 42 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 41 (2.14%) HP Data Protector
9 39 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 30 (1.57%) EdgeSight
11 28 (1.46%) Windows Intune
12 25 (1.31%) Nagios
13 24 (1.25%) SCVMM
14 23 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
14 23 (1.20%) Puppet
15 22 (1.15%) HP SIM
15 22 (1.15%) Tivoli
16 20 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
17 19 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 18 (0.94%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1099 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 974 (50.91%) VMware
3 447 (23.37%) Citrix
4 429 (22.43%) Cisco
5 279 (14.58%) HP
6 187 (9.78%) Oracle
7 169 (8.83%) Symantec
8 111 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 105 (5.49%) Dell
10 98 (5.12%) Juniper
11 66 (3.45%) NetApp
12 64 (3.35%) IBM
13 63 (3.29%) Apple
14 57 (2.98%) EMC
15 54 (2.82%) CheckPoint
16 51 (2.67%) Avaya
17 48 (2.51%) McAfee
18 47 (2.46%) 3PAR
19 45 (2.35%) AppSense
20 40 (2.09%) SolarWinds
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