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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 893 923 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.27% 4.12% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.80% 15.30% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 776 783 946
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
- -4.97%
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
6032 6034 6215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.87% 26.92% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5056 4966 5261
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +14 244 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Berkshire -15 210 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Surrey +8 161 £33,750 -3.57% 22
West Sussex +14 93 £29,025 -22.60% 7
Buckinghamshire -28 69 £36,750 +5.00% 16
Oxfordshire 0 45 £34,000 -1.60% 9
Kent +16 31 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East Sussex 0 26 £42,500 +97.67% 6
Middlesex -13 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2019 (100.00%) Windows
2 1160 (57.45%) Active Directory
3 1135 (56.22%) Microsoft
4 1037 (51.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1028 (50.92%) VMware
6 903 (44.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 751 (37.20%) MS Exchange
8 724 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 530 (26.25%) MS Excel
10 529 (26.20%) Firewall
11 527 (26.10%) Windows 7
12 506 (25.06%) Citrix
13 493 (24.42%) SQL
14 469 (23.23%) DNS
15 444 (21.99%) SQL Server
16 437 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 435 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2010
18 433 (21.45%) TCP/IP
19 405 (20.06%) Cisco
20 394 (19.51%) ITIL
21 390 (19.32%) Hyper-V
22 381 (18.87%) MS Office
23 357 (17.68%) SAN
24 339 (16.79%) Linux
25 328 (16.25%) MCSE
26 317 (15.70%) Windows XP
27 316 (15.65%) DHCP
28 293 (14.51%) HP
29 283 (14.02%) WAN
30 276 (13.67%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 751 (37.20%) MS Exchange
2 435 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 266 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 244 (12.09%) IIS
5 237 (11.74%) SharePoint
6 197 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 155 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 150 (7.43%) Lync
9 68 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 51 (2.53%) Apache
11 27 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
12 26 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 25 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (0.99%) CMS
16 19 (0.94%) WebSphere
17 18 (0.89%) MS Project Server
17 18 (0.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 18 (0.89%) SAS
17 18 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 530 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 381 (18.87%) MS Office
3 12 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.35%) MS Project
5 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.099%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.099%) SPSS
7 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.40%) SalesLogix
3 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.30%) Maximo
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.20%) GoldMine
5 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.099%) BPCS
8 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.050%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 113 (5.60%) Office 365
2 68 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.04%) SaaS
4 14 (0.69%) IaaS
5 9 (0.45%) PaaS
5 9 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.099%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 529 (26.20%) Firewall
2 469 (23.23%) DNS
3 433 (21.45%) TCP/IP
4 357 (17.68%) SAN
5 316 (15.65%) DHCP
6 283 (14.02%) WAN
7 276 (13.67%) LAN
8 147 (7.28%) VPN
9 105 (5.20%) VLAN
10 103 (5.10%) Internet
11 84 (4.16%) SSL
12 80 (3.96%) Wireless
13 66 (3.27%) iSCSI
14 58 (2.87%) NAS
15 57 (2.82%) VoIP
16 54 (2.67%) Network Security
17 38 (1.88%) SMTP
18 37 (1.83%) HTTP
19 36 (1.78%) IP Telephony
20 35 (1.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 139 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (2.63%) MySQL
5 48 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 42 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 21 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (0.89%) DB2
12 16 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.64%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.59%) Relational Database
16 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
18 8 (0.40%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.40%) MS Access
19 7 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (0.89%) LoadRunner
3 14 (0.69%) JIRA
4 13 (0.64%) Subversion
5 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (0.45%) MSI
7 8 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.35%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.30%) AdminStudio
9 6 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.25%) MSTest
10 5 (0.25%) WinRunner
10 5 (0.25%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.20%) Selenium
11 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.20%) Trac
12 3 (0.15%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.099%) Ant
General
1 203 (10.05%) Finance
2 75 (3.71%) Telecoms
2 75 (3.71%) Retail
3 27 (1.34%) Publishing
4 21 (1.04%) Back Office
5 18 (0.89%) Marketing
6 17 (0.84%) Banking
6 17 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 16 (0.79%) Legal
8 15 (0.74%) Law
9 10 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (0.50%) German Language
10 8 (0.40%) Billing
10 8 (0.40%) Electronics
10 8 (0.40%) Military
11 6 (0.30%) Advertising
11 6 (0.30%) French Language
12 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 416 (20.60%) Support Engineer
2 278 (13.77%) Analyst
3 228 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 139 (6.88%) Administrator
5 138 (6.84%) Support Analyst
6 136 (6.74%) Technical Support
6 136 (6.74%) Consultant
7 131 (6.49%) IT Support
8 122 (6.04%) Developer
9 112 (5.55%) Systems Administrator
9 112 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 110 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 86 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
12 85 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 83 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
14 70 (3.47%) Technical Support Engineer
15 68 (3.37%) Server Engineer
16 62 (3.07%) Architect
17 58 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
18 56 (2.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.38%) .NET
2 127 (6.29%) HTML
3 106 (5.25%) XML
4 104 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 60 (2.97%) CSS
6 53 (2.63%) XSLT
7 40 (1.98%) jQuery
8 36 (1.78%) Web Services
9 29 (1.44%) .NET Framework
10 21 (1.04%) HTML5
11 20 (0.99%) Software Packaging
11 20 (0.99%) CSS3
11 20 (0.99%) Ajax
12 19 (0.94%) Middleware
13 17 (0.84%) Application Packaging
14 13 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.64%) MAPI
15 12 (0.59%) J2EE
16 11 (0.54%) SOAP
16 11 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 145 (7.18%) Clustering
2 130 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (4.80%) Blackberry
4 79 (3.91%) Thin Client
4 79 (3.91%) Fat Client
5 57 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.28%) iPhone
7 39 (1.93%) Replication
8 34 (1.68%) Open Source
9 32 (1.58%) iPad
10 29 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 20 (0.99%) EqualLogic
12 18 (0.89%) Computer Science
13 17 (0.84%) PKI
14 16 (0.79%) Derivative
14 16 (0.79%) Statistics
14 16 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.64%) PDA
16 10 (0.50%) CMDB
16 10 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2019 (100.00%) Windows
2 1037 (51.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 903 (44.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 527 (26.10%) Windows 7
5 339 (16.79%) Linux
6 317 (15.70%) Windows XP
7 202 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 136 (6.74%) Windows Vista
9 127 (6.29%) UNIX
10 100 (4.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 90 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 84 (4.16%) Windows 2000
13 73 (3.62%) CentOS
14 55 (2.72%) Solaris
15 41 (2.03%) Android
16 35 (1.73%) AIX
17 34 (1.68%) Mac OS X
17 34 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
18 20 (0.99%) Apple iOS
18 20 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (19.51%) ITIL
2 107 (5.30%) Project Management
3 96 (4.75%) Service Delivery
4 88 (4.36%) Migration
5 84 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 82 (4.06%) Change Management
6 82 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
7 68 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 65 (3.22%) Problem Management
9 63 (3.12%) Incident Management
9 63 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 62 (3.07%) Load Balancing
10 62 (3.07%) MVC
11 61 (3.02%) UML
12 57 (2.82%) Software Engineering
13 43 (2.13%) Data Analysis
13 43 (2.13%) CRM
14 41 (2.03%) Service Management
15 38 (1.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 493 (24.42%) SQL
2 186 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 120 (5.94%) C#
4 118 (5.84%) JavaScript
5 84 (4.16%) VBScript
6 62 (3.07%) Perl
7 53 (2.63%) Java
7 53 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 52 (2.58%) VB
9 44 (2.18%) VB.NET
10 40 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 34 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.44%) Python
13 26 (1.29%) C
13 26 (1.29%) PHP
14 16 (0.79%) C++
15 8 (0.40%) VB6
16 5 (0.25%) Ruby
16 5 (0.25%) VBA
17 2 (0.099%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 437 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 328 (16.25%) MCSE
3 272 (13.47%) Security Cleared
4 207 (10.25%) SC Cleared
5 174 (8.62%) MCITP
6 150 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
7 141 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 130 (6.44%) Degree
9 129 (6.39%) CCNA
10 125 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 118 (5.84%) MCP
12 117 (5.79%) MCSA
13 113 (5.60%) Citrix Certification
14 109 (5.40%) CCA
15 51 (2.53%) MCTS
16 41 (2.03%) CCNP
17 38 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (1.73%) RHCE
19 27 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 23 (1.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (9.36%) SLA
2 34 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.35%) COBIT
7 6 (0.30%) GPG13
8 3 (0.15%) QA
9 2 (0.099%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.099%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.099%) FISMA
System Software
1 1160 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 724 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 390 (19.32%) Hyper-V
4 267 (13.22%) vSphere
5 239 (11.84%) XenApp
6 181 (8.96%) VMware ESX
7 100 (4.95%) XenDesktop
8 88 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
9 78 (3.86%) Terminal Services
10 63 (3.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (1.73%) XenServer
12 32 (1.58%) ISA Server
13 25 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
14 24 (1.19%) VMware Server
15 18 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 15 (0.74%) Samba
16 15 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 13 (0.64%) Firmware
17 13 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 238 (11.79%) SCCM
2 129 (6.39%) SCOM
3 107 (5.30%) Backup Exec
4 90 (4.46%) WSUS
5 59 (2.92%) NetBackup
6 49 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 46 (2.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 39 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 34 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (1.63%) Nagios
11 32 (1.58%) SCVMM
11 32 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
12 31 (1.54%) Windows Intune
13 24 (1.19%) Tivoli
14 23 (1.14%) EdgeSight
15 21 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
15 21 (1.04%) HP SIM
16 20 (0.99%) Puppet
16 20 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
17 17 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1135 (56.22%) Microsoft
2 1028 (50.92%) VMware
3 506 (25.06%) Citrix
4 405 (20.06%) Cisco
5 293 (14.51%) HP
6 202 (10.00%) Oracle
7 170 (8.42%) Symantec
8 121 (5.99%) Red Hat
9 115 (5.70%) Dell
10 79 (3.91%) Juniper
11 72 (3.57%) IBM
12 65 (3.22%) NetApp
12 65 (3.22%) Apple
13 60 (2.97%) EMC
14 53 (2.63%) McAfee
15 49 (2.43%) SonicWALL
16 47 (2.33%) Avaya
17 44 (2.18%) CheckPoint
18 43 (2.13%) Veeam
19 39 (1.93%) Mitel
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum + Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 2 days ago