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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 944 1144 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.55% 5.05% 5.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.65% 17.68% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 825 914 1062
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
6031 6471 6364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.08% 28.57% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5138 5372 5499
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 248 £35,000 -2.77% 15
Surrey 0 242 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Berkshire -35 145 £38,000 +1.33% 11
West Sussex +22 111 £43,000 +56.36% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 97 £32,500 -9.72% 16
Oxfordshire -7 53 £37,500 +17.18% 6
Kent +1 40 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Middlesex +5 15 £37,500 -21.05%
East Sussex +5 4 £42,500 +73.46% 1
Sussex -1 4 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1857 (100.00%) Windows
2 1120 (60.31%) Active Directory
3 1098 (59.13%) Microsoft
4 1001 (53.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 949 (51.10%) VMware
6 865 (46.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 719 (38.72%) MS Exchange
8 630 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 546 (29.40%) Firewall
10 533 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 511 (27.52%) MS Excel
12 503 (27.09%) DNS
13 480 (25.85%) ITIL
14 475 (25.58%) Windows 7
15 442 (23.80%) Cisco
16 438 (23.59%) Hyper-V
17 437 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 419 (22.56%) Citrix
19 408 (21.97%) SQL Server
20 403 (21.70%) SQL
21 392 (21.11%) TCP/IP
22 381 (20.52%) DHCP
23 345 (18.58%) LAN
24 341 (18.36%) Linux
25 333 (17.93%) SAN
26 325 (17.50%) MS Office
26 325 (17.50%) WAN
27 280 (15.08%) MCSE
28 271 (14.59%) SCCM
29 268 (14.43%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 719 (38.72%) MS Exchange
2 533 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 256 (13.79%) IIS
4 237 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 219 (11.79%) SharePoint
6 218 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 175 (9.42%) Lync
8 102 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 78 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 31 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
12 26 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
13 23 (1.24%) Apache
14 18 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
15 17 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.86%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.38%) SAS
17 7 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.38%) WorkSite
18 6 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 511 (27.52%) MS Excel
2 325 (17.50%) MS Office
3 26 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.86%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.054%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.054%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.054%) SPSS
8 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.27%) Maximo
5 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
5 3 (0.16%) Primavera
5 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 157 (8.45%) Office 365
2 40 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.18%) SaaS
5 19 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.70%) IaaS
7 4 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
8 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.16%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.054%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 546 (29.40%) Firewall
2 503 (27.09%) DNS
3 392 (21.11%) TCP/IP
4 381 (20.52%) DHCP
5 345 (18.58%) LAN
6 333 (17.93%) SAN
7 325 (17.50%) WAN
8 164 (8.83%) VPN
9 131 (7.05%) Internet
10 130 (7.00%) VLAN
11 94 (5.06%) VoIP
12 91 (4.90%) NAS
13 83 (4.47%) iSCSI
14 66 (3.55%) Wireless
15 52 (2.80%) Network Security
16 47 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (2.32%) NetScaler
18 41 (2.21%) SSL
19 37 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
20 36 (1.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 167 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 76 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (1.78%) MySQL
6 32 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 31 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 16 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.43%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.22%) DB2
15 4 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.43%) Subversion
3 8 (0.43%) JIRA
4 7 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.16%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.11%) Redmine
9 1 (0.054%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.054%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.054%) MSTest
9 1 (0.054%) Moq
9 1 (0.054%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.054%) NUnit
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.054%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.054%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.054%) ClearQuest
General
1 187 (10.07%) Finance
2 87 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 51 (2.75%) Back Office
4 43 (2.32%) Retail
5 35 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.67%) Legal
7 23 (1.24%) Publishing
8 17 (0.92%) Online Betting
9 15 (0.81%) Electronics
10 12 (0.65%) Law
10 12 (0.65%) Advertising
11 11 (0.59%) Marketing
12 10 (0.54%) Billing
13 9 (0.48%) German Language
13 9 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.32%) Banking
16 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 390 (21.00%) Support Engineer
2 315 (16.96%) Analyst
3 220 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 163 (8.78%) Administrator
5 162 (8.72%) IT Support
6 158 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 154 (8.29%) Support Analyst
8 138 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
9 117 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
10 108 (5.82%) Developer
11 97 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 94 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 92 (4.95%) Technical Support
14 78 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
15 77 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
16 73 (3.93%) Desktop Support
17 68 (3.66%) Consultant
18 63 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 63 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
19 56 (3.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (6.57%) .NET
2 108 (5.82%) HTML
3 90 (4.85%) ASP.NET
4 78 (4.20%) XML
5 64 (3.45%) XSLT
6 37 (1.99%) CSS
7 36 (1.94%) Web Services
8 30 (1.62%) jQuery
9 20 (1.08%) Application Packaging
10 19 (1.02%) HTML5
11 18 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (0.97%) CSS3
12 17 (0.92%) Ajax
13 12 (0.65%) LINQ
14 11 (0.59%) Middleware
14 11 (0.59%) Software Packaging
15 10 (0.54%) .NET Framework
16 9 (0.48%) MAPI
16 9 (0.48%) SOAP
17 8 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 210 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 145 (7.81%) Clustering
3 110 (5.92%) Blackberry
4 89 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (2.85%) Thin Client
5 53 (2.85%) Fat Client
6 47 (2.53%) Statistics
7 45 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 36 (1.94%) Replication
9 35 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.40%) EqualLogic
11 22 (1.18%) iPhone
12 21 (1.13%) HP Storage
12 21 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.86%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.86%) PKI
14 15 (0.81%) iPad
15 14 (0.75%) Derivative
16 13 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
17 11 (0.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1857 (100.00%) Windows
2 1001 (53.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 865 (46.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 475 (25.58%) Windows 7
5 341 (18.36%) Linux
6 268 (14.43%) Windows XP
7 246 (13.25%) Windows 8
8 100 (5.39%) UNIX
9 95 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (4.52%) Windows Vista
11 80 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 76 (4.09%) Windows 2000
13 61 (3.28%) Solaris
14 58 (3.12%) Mac OS X
15 53 (2.85%) Android
16 30 (1.62%) Mac OS
17 27 (1.45%) CentOS
18 19 (1.02%) Apple iOS
19 14 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
19 14 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (25.85%) ITIL
2 115 (6.19%) Migration
3 107 (5.76%) Project Management
4 102 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 94 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 88 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (4.42%) Change Management
8 77 (4.15%) Incident Management
9 75 (4.04%) Server Building
10 72 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 71 (3.82%) Patch Management
12 67 (3.61%) MVC
13 60 (3.23%) Mentoring
14 57 (3.07%) Problem Management
15 56 (3.02%) UML
16 55 (2.96%) Software Engineering
17 51 (2.75%) Business Continuity
17 51 (2.75%) Configuration Management
18 49 (2.64%) Load Balancing
19 42 (2.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (21.70%) SQL
2 194 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 106 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 88 (4.74%) C#
5 65 (3.50%) VBScript
6 48 (2.58%) Perl
7 44 (2.37%) VB
8 43 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 35 (1.88%) C
10 30 (1.62%) Python
11 28 (1.51%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 25 (1.35%) Java
14 20 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.70%) PHP
16 9 (0.48%) C++
17 8 (0.43%) VB6
18 6 (0.32%) X++
18 6 (0.32%) F#
19 2 (0.11%) sed
Qualifications
1 437 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 280 (15.08%) MCSE
3 212 (11.42%) Security Cleared
4 197 (10.61%) MCITP
5 165 (8.89%) MCP
6 160 (8.62%) SC Cleared
7 145 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
8 127 (6.84%) CCNA
9 121 (6.52%) MCSA
10 111 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 110 (5.92%) Degree
12 88 (4.74%) DV Cleared
13 71 (3.82%) MCTS
14 67 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
15 62 (3.34%) CCA
16 48 (2.58%) CCNP
17 42 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (1.88%) RHCE
19 32 (1.72%) A+ Certification
20 21 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (14.22%) SLA
2 25 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.70%) QA
4 12 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.54%) COBIT
6 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 7 (0.38%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1120 (60.31%) Active Directory
2 630 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 438 (23.59%) Hyper-V
4 204 (10.99%) vSphere
5 188 (10.12%) XenApp
6 123 (6.62%) VMware ESX
7 117 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (3.93%) XenDesktop
9 70 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 69 (3.72%) Terminal Services
11 43 (2.32%) Forefront TMG
12 42 (2.26%) XenServer
13 39 (2.10%) UAG
14 37 (1.99%) ISA Server
15 18 (0.97%) Samba
16 17 (0.92%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 17 (0.92%) VMware Server
17 16 (0.86%) vCloud
18 15 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 271 (14.59%) SCCM
2 153 (8.24%) SCOM
3 127 (6.84%) Backup Exec
4 93 (5.01%) WSUS
5 46 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 38 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
7 29 (1.56%) HP SIM
8 28 (1.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 28 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 22 (1.18%) EdgeSight
10 21 (1.13%) Puppet
11 20 (1.08%) SCSM
12 19 (1.02%) Nagios
13 18 (0.97%) ARCserve
13 18 (0.97%) Tivoli
13 18 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
14 17 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 15 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 13 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1098 (59.13%) Microsoft
2 949 (51.10%) VMware
3 442 (23.80%) Cisco
4 419 (22.56%) Citrix
5 255 (13.73%) HP
6 182 (9.80%) Symantec
7 128 (6.89%) Oracle
8 110 (5.92%) Dell
9 85 (4.58%) NetApp
10 79 (4.25%) Juniper
11 70 (3.77%) Red Hat
12 68 (3.66%) 3PAR
13 63 (3.39%) Apple
14 62 (3.34%) Avaya
15 53 (2.85%) EMC
16 51 (2.75%) IBM
17 47 (2.53%) CheckPoint
18 43 (2.32%) SolarWinds
19 42 (2.26%) SonicWALL
20 41 (2.21%) Veeam
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus, be
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Alpha
Salary: From £43,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago