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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1164 1065 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.33% 4.92% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.81% 17.63% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 993 923 892
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
6534 6042 6969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.90% 27.90% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5345 5054 6186
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 290 £35,750 -10.62% 18
Surrey 0 275 £37,500 +2.04% 17
Hampshire +12 260 £38,500 +10.00% 33
Buckinghamshire -4 107 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Oxfordshire +7 67 £27,500 -24.13% 8
West Sussex +14 66 £46,000 +61.40% 9
Kent -5 46 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Sussex +18 44 £38,000 +68.88% 2
Middlesex -24 5 £33,750 -25.00%
Sussex +9 1 - -
M4 Corridor 0 1 £62,500 +21.95%
Thames Valley - 1 £65,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2305 (100.00%) Windows
2 1271 (55.14%) Active Directory
3 1238 (53.71%) Microsoft
4 1207 (52.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1122 (48.68%) VMware
6 981 (42.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 815 (35.36%) MS Exchange
8 783 (33.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 669 (29.02%) SQL
10 626 (27.16%) MS Excel
11 623 (27.03%) Windows 7
12 619 (26.85%) Citrix
13 576 (24.99%) Firewall
14 570 (24.73%) SQL Server
15 557 (24.16%) DNS
16 510 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 482 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2010
18 449 (19.48%) TCP/IP
19 436 (18.92%) ITIL
20 411 (17.83%) Hyper-V
21 409 (17.74%) Cisco
22 402 (17.44%) Linux
23 398 (17.27%) MS Office
24 384 (16.66%) MCSE
25 379 (16.44%) SAN
26 372 (16.14%) Windows XP
27 335 (14.53%) IIS
28 330 (14.32%) DHCP
29 322 (13.97%) Security Cleared
30 318 (13.80%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 815 (35.36%) MS Exchange
2 482 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 335 (14.53%) IIS
4 304 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 247 (10.72%) SharePoint
6 243 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 194 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 109 (4.73%) Lync
9 100 (4.34%) Apache
10 55 (2.39%) Tomcat
11 39 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 39 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
12 34 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (1.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 30 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 29 (1.26%) WebSphere
16 26 (1.13%) JBoss
17 24 (1.04%) CMS
18 23 (1.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 626 (27.16%) MS Excel
2 398 (17.27%) MS Office
3 9 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.26%) FastStats
5 6 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.087%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.52%) Maximo
3 9 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.35%) SalesLogix
5 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.17%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.087%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.087%) BPCS
8 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.043%) Agresso
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (4.69%) Office 365
2 86 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.30%) IaaS
4 18 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.56%) SaaS
6 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) PaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 576 (24.99%) Firewall
2 557 (24.16%) DNS
3 449 (19.48%) TCP/IP
4 379 (16.44%) SAN
5 330 (14.32%) DHCP
6 303 (13.15%) WAN
7 286 (12.41%) LAN
8 191 (8.29%) VPN
9 120 (5.21%) Wireless
10 116 (5.03%) SSL
11 112 (4.86%) Internet
12 94 (4.08%) VLAN
13 80 (3.47%) HTTP
14 77 (3.34%) iSCSI
15 73 (3.17%) Network Security
16 62 (2.69%) VoIP
17 54 (2.34%) NAS
18 48 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
19 40 (1.74%) SMTP
20 35 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 177 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 82 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 73 (3.17%) MySQL
7 59 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 26 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 25 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 24 (1.04%) DB2
13 17 (0.74%) MS Access
14 16 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.61%) OLAP
15 14 (0.61%) OLAP Cube
16 11 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (1.74%) Subversion
2 34 (1.48%) LoadRunner
3 32 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (1.26%) MSI
5 21 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.74%) JIRA
7 15 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (0.52%) SilkPerformer
9 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.39%) WinRunner
11 6 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.26%) Ant
11 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.17%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.17%) Selenium
13 4 (0.17%) MSTest
13 4 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.17%) TestDirector
14 3 (0.13%) JMeter
General
1 221 (9.59%) Finance
2 89 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 86 (3.73%) Retail
4 29 (1.26%) Publishing
5 28 (1.21%) Marketing
6 18 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 16 (0.69%) Legal
8 15 (0.65%) Banking
9 14 (0.61%) Back Office
10 13 (0.56%) German Language
11 11 (0.48%) Military
12 10 (0.43%) Advertising
12 10 (0.43%) Law
12 10 (0.43%) French Language
13 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.13%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.087%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.087%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 516 (22.39%) Support Engineer
2 318 (13.80%) Analyst
3 227 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 185 (8.03%) Support Analyst
5 172 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 168 (7.29%) Administrator
7 167 (7.25%) Consultant
8 157 (6.81%) IT Support
9 141 (6.12%) Developer
10 140 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 121 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
12 120 (5.21%) Technical Support
13 97 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 85 (3.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 74 (3.21%) Technical Engineer
15 74 (3.21%) Server Engineer
16 68 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
17 66 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 64 (2.78%) Architect
19 61 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (7.81%) .NET
2 126 (5.47%) ASP.NET
3 117 (5.08%) HTML
4 96 (4.16%) XML
5 68 (2.95%) Web Services
6 65 (2.82%) CSS
7 49 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 47 (2.04%) jQuery
9 39 (1.69%) XSLT
10 36 (1.56%) WCF
11 29 (1.26%) SOAP
12 28 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 26 (1.13%) REST
15 25 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 21 (0.91%) MSMQ
18 18 (0.78%) Ajax
19 17 (0.74%) HTML5
20 16 (0.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.07%) Clustering
2 152 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.16%) Fat Client
3 96 (4.16%) Thin Client
4 74 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 71 (3.08%) Replication
6 67 (2.91%) Blackberry
7 42 (1.82%) iPhone
8 28 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.08%) Open Source
9 25 (1.08%) iPad
10 24 (1.04%) PKI
11 20 (0.87%) Kindle
12 18 (0.78%) Statistics
13 16 (0.69%) HACMP
14 15 (0.65%) EqualLogic
15 14 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2305 (100.00%) Windows
2 1207 (52.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 981 (42.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 623 (27.03%) Windows 7
5 402 (17.44%) Linux
6 372 (16.14%) Windows XP
7 251 (10.89%) Windows 8
8 174 (7.55%) UNIX
9 158 (6.85%) Windows Vista
10 108 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 105 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 96 (4.16%) Windows 2000
13 93 (4.03%) CentOS
14 72 (3.12%) Solaris
15 48 (2.08%) AIX
16 39 (1.69%) Android
17 36 (1.56%) Ubuntu
18 31 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
19 28 (1.21%) Debian
20 27 (1.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (18.92%) ITIL
2 133 (5.77%) Service Delivery
3 112 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 101 (4.38%) Change Management
5 88 (3.82%) Migration
6 86 (3.73%) Mentoring
7 79 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (3.30%) Project Management
8 76 (3.30%) Problem Management
9 69 (2.99%) MVC
10 60 (2.60%) Incident Management
11 58 (2.52%) Configuration Management
12 55 (2.39%) Performance Tuning
13 54 (2.34%) Data Analysis
13 54 (2.34%) Software Engineering
14 53 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
15 50 (2.17%) UML
16 49 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
17 48 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
18 46 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 669 (29.02%) SQL
2 187 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 136 (5.90%) C#
4 128 (5.55%) VBScript
5 105 (4.56%) JavaScript
6 82 (3.56%) T-SQL
7 80 (3.47%) VB
8 77 (3.34%) Java
9 57 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 52 (2.26%) Perl
11 37 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 31 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 31 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.30%) C
14 23 (1.00%) PHP
14 23 (1.00%) Python
15 19 (0.82%) C++
16 5 (0.22%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.22%) VB6
17 4 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 510 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 384 (16.66%) MCSE
3 322 (13.97%) Security Cleared
4 264 (11.45%) SC Cleared
5 212 (9.20%) MCITP
6 172 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
7 169 (7.33%) Degree
8 161 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 158 (6.85%) MCSA
10 156 (6.77%) DV Cleared
11 151 (6.55%) CCNA
12 117 (5.08%) MCP
13 108 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
14 107 (4.64%) CCA
15 90 (3.90%) MCTS
16 53 (2.30%) CCNP
17 47 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 34 (1.48%) ISTQB
20 33 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (9.07%) SLA
2 51 (2.21%) ISO 9001
3 26 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.61%) QA
5 13 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.043%) GPG13
System Software
1 1271 (55.14%) Active Directory
2 783 (33.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 411 (17.83%) Hyper-V
4 260 (11.28%) vSphere
5 248 (10.76%) XenApp
6 173 (7.51%) VMware ESX
7 101 (4.38%) XenDesktop
8 88 (3.82%) Terminal Services
9 75 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
10 42 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
11 35 (1.52%) XenServer
12 32 (1.39%) ISA Server
13 28 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 27 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 24 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
16 22 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 21 (0.91%) Terminal Server
18 20 (0.87%) VMware Server
19 18 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 268 (11.63%) SCCM
2 149 (6.46%) SCOM
3 118 (5.12%) Backup Exec
4 80 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 77 (3.34%) WSUS
6 70 (3.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 63 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 47 (2.04%) SCVMM
9 44 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 42 (1.82%) Tivoli
11 39 (1.69%) Nagios
12 37 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 35 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
14 28 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
15 24 (1.04%) Data Guard
16 19 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
16 19 (0.82%) EdgeSight
17 18 (0.78%) Windows Intune
18 16 (0.69%) HP SIM
18 16 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1238 (53.71%) Microsoft
2 1122 (48.68%) VMware
3 619 (26.85%) Citrix
4 409 (17.74%) Cisco
5 318 (13.80%) HP
6 276 (11.97%) Oracle
7 190 (8.24%) Symantec
8 167 (7.25%) Red Hat
9 115 (4.99%) Dell
10 104 (4.51%) EMC
11 97 (4.21%) Juniper
12 92 (3.99%) IBM
13 71 (3.08%) NetApp
14 70 (3.04%) Veeam
15 65 (2.82%) Apple
16 59 (2.56%) Fujitsu
17 55 (2.39%) McAfee
18 53 (2.30%) CheckPoint
19 48 (2.08%) SonicWALL
20 37 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + company car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking pension childcare vouchers, BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + oncall allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago