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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1141 1092 1150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.19% 5.17% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.69% 18.22% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 926 939 1070
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
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
6449 5995 6832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.31% 28.38% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5301 5171 6004
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 September 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
Hampshire +1 308 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Berkshire +14 298 £36,000 -5.26% 28
Surrey -10 250 £37,500 -6.25% 33
Buckinghamshire -11 90 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Oxfordshire +21 87 £28,000 -25.33% 17
West Sussex +6 50 £38,750 +10.71% 9
Kent -16 35 £36,500 -5.80% 10
East Sussex -24 34 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Middlesex -16 7 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Thames Valley - 4 £60,000 -
Sussex +4 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £62,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2260 (100.00%) Windows
2 1232 (54.51%) Microsoft
3 1205 (53.32%) Active Directory
4 1192 (52.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1068 (47.26%) VMware
6 912 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 851 (37.65%) MS Exchange
8 729 (32.26%) SQL
9 714 (31.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 667 (29.51%) MS Excel
11 642 (28.41%) SQL Server
12 615 (27.21%) Citrix
13 579 (25.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 572 (25.31%) Windows 7
15 564 (24.96%) Firewall
16 561 (24.82%) Exchange Server 2010
17 548 (24.25%) DNS
18 520 (23.01%) ITIL
19 436 (19.29%) SAN
20 435 (19.25%) Hyper-V
21 412 (18.23%) TCP/IP
22 387 (17.12%) Cisco
22 387 (17.12%) MCSE
23 371 (16.42%) Linux
24 341 (15.09%) IIS
25 340 (15.04%) DHCP
26 336 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2007
27 333 (14.73%) MS Office
28 332 (14.69%) Windows XP
29 300 (13.27%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 851 (37.65%) MS Exchange
2 561 (24.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 341 (15.09%) IIS
4 336 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 245 (10.84%) SharePoint
6 218 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 218 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 139 (6.15%) Lync
8 85 (3.76%) Apache
9 81 (3.58%) Tomcat
10 54 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (1.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 33 (1.46%) WebSphere
14 31 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 28 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (1.06%) WebLogic
17 22 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
18 17 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 667 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 333 (14.73%) MS Office
3 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.35%) FastStats
5 6 (0.27%) MS Project
6 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.088%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (0.66%) Maximo
2 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.13%) Agresso
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.088%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.088%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.088%) Summit
8 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.044%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (4.25%) Office 365
3 48 (2.12%) IaaS
4 23 (1.02%) SaaS
5 20 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.40%) PaaS
7 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 564 (24.96%) Firewall
2 548 (24.25%) DNS
3 436 (19.29%) SAN
4 412 (18.23%) TCP/IP
5 340 (15.04%) DHCP
6 265 (11.73%) LAN
7 259 (11.46%) WAN
8 241 (10.66%) VPN
9 154 (6.81%) Wireless
10 117 (5.18%) SSL
11 108 (4.78%) Internet
12 102 (4.51%) Network Security
13 90 (3.98%) VoIP
14 86 (3.81%) VLAN
15 73 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
16 64 (2.83%) iSCSI
17 63 (2.79%) NAS
18 61 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
18 61 (2.70%) HTTP
19 46 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 166 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 117 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 101 (4.47%) Oracle Database
6 76 (3.36%) MySQL
7 70 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 54 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 37 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (1.28%) Relational Database
12 28 (1.24%) DB2
13 18 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (0.75%) MS Access
15 16 (0.71%) OLAP
16 15 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
17 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
18 13 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (1.77%) Subversion
2 25 (1.11%) MSI
3 24 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.71%) LoadRunner
6 10 (0.44%) SilkPerformer
7 8 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.31%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.27%) JUnit
9 6 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.22%) JIRA
10 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.18%) Ant
12 3 (0.13%) WinRunner
13 2 (0.088%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.088%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.088%) Jenkins
General
1 210 (9.29%) Finance
2 113 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 84 (3.72%) Retail
4 25 (1.11%) Marketing
5 22 (0.97%) Legal
6 20 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.75%) Back Office
8 16 (0.71%) Publishing
8 16 (0.71%) Law
9 11 (0.49%) French Language
10 10 (0.44%) German Language
11 9 (0.40%) Advertising
12 7 (0.31%) Military
13 6 (0.27%) Banking
13 6 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.22%) Billing
14 5 (0.22%) Games
14 5 (0.22%) Electronics
15 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 513 (22.70%) Support Engineer
2 348 (15.40%) Analyst
3 232 (10.27%) Support Analyst
4 216 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 206 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 168 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 167 (7.39%) Administrator
8 163 (7.21%) IT Support
9 148 (6.55%) Consultant
10 129 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 105 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
11 105 (4.65%) Developer
12 100 (4.42%) Server Engineer
13 88 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 87 (3.85%) Technical Support
15 83 (3.67%) Server Support
16 70 (3.10%) IT Support Engineer
17 67 (2.96%) Team Leader
18 66 (2.92%) DBA
19 65 (2.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (7.39%) .NET
2 97 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 69 (3.05%) Web Services
4 68 (3.01%) HTML
5 67 (2.96%) XML
6 42 (1.86%) CSS
7 36 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 34 (1.50%) jQuery
9 33 (1.46%) WCF
10 32 (1.42%) LAMP
11 29 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 28 (1.24%) SOAP
13 27 (1.19%) XSLT
14 26 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 23 (1.02%) REST
16 23 (1.02%) MSMQ
17 21 (0.93%) J2EE
18 19 (0.84%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 189 (8.36%) Clustering
2 161 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (3.72%) Replication
4 83 (3.67%) Blackberry
5 73 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 73 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 68 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 49 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 41 (1.81%) iPhone
9 36 (1.59%) Kindle
10 28 (1.24%) HACMP
11 25 (1.11%) Open Source
12 23 (1.02%) iPad
13 20 (0.88%) PKI
14 19 (0.84%) Firmware
15 17 (0.75%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.71%) EqualLogic
16 16 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.66%) Statistics
18 12 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2260 (100.00%) Windows
2 1192 (52.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 912 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 572 (25.31%) Windows 7
5 371 (16.42%) Linux
6 332 (14.69%) Windows XP
7 283 (12.52%) Windows 8
8 132 (5.84%) UNIX
9 129 (5.71%) Windows Vista
10 114 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 86 (3.81%) Windows 2000
12 68 (3.01%) CentOS
13 67 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 66 (2.92%) Solaris
15 48 (2.12%) AIX
16 44 (1.95%) Android
17 35 (1.55%) Ubuntu
18 26 (1.15%) Debian
19 18 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
20 15 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (23.01%) ITIL
2 139 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 126 (5.58%) Service Delivery
4 101 (4.47%) Mentoring
5 90 (3.98%) Change Management
6 67 (2.96%) Migration
6 67 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (2.92%) Project Management
8 62 (2.74%) Incident Management
9 61 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 55 (2.43%) Configuration Management
11 52 (2.30%) MVC
12 47 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
13 44 (1.95%) Software Distribution
14 43 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (1.90%) Performance Tuning
15 42 (1.86%) Software Engineering
16 41 (1.81%) PRINCE2
17 40 (1.77%) Service Management
18 37 (1.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 729 (32.26%) SQL
2 173 (7.65%) PowerShell
3 100 (4.42%) VBScript
4 93 (4.12%) C#
5 88 (3.89%) T-SQL
6 77 (3.41%) VB
7 76 (3.36%) Java
8 67 (2.96%) JavaScript
9 63 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 56 (2.48%) Perl
11 46 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 37 (1.64%) C
13 24 (1.06%) PHP
14 23 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 22 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 20 (0.88%) Python
17 9 (0.40%) C++
17 9 (0.40%) Ruby
18 8 (0.35%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 579 (25.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 387 (17.12%) MCSE
3 289 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 262 (11.59%) MCITP
5 225 (9.96%) SC Cleared
6 205 (9.07%) MCSA
7 193 (8.54%) Degree
8 172 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
9 158 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 154 (6.81%) CCNA
11 140 (6.19%) MCP
11 140 (6.19%) MCTS
12 137 (6.06%) DV Cleared
13 64 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
14 61 (2.70%) CCNP
15 60 (2.65%) CCA
16 52 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 25 (1.11%) CISSP
18 25 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (9.34%) SLA
2 48 (2.12%) ISO 9001
3 31 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.84%) QA
6 12 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.31%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.044%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.044%) COBIT
9 1 (0.044%) GPG13
System Software
1 1205 (53.32%) Active Directory
2 714 (31.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 435 (19.25%) Hyper-V
4 213 (9.42%) XenApp
5 181 (8.01%) vSphere
6 123 (5.44%) VMware ESX
7 103 (4.56%) XenDesktop
8 92 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
9 61 (2.70%) XenServer
9 61 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 49 (2.17%) UAG
11 43 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 41 (1.81%) Terminal Server
13 39 (1.73%) Forefront TMG
14 37 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
15 28 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 25 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (1.02%) ISA Server
18 17 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
18 17 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 254 (11.24%) SCCM
2 142 (6.28%) Backup Exec
3 125 (5.53%) SCOM
4 85 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 82 (3.63%) WSUS
6 63 (2.79%) NetBackup
7 55 (2.43%) Tivoli
8 53 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 38 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
10 37 (1.64%) Data Guard
11 34 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 31 (1.37%) SCVMM
13 28 (1.24%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
13 28 (1.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 28 (1.24%) Tivoli NetView
14 20 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 19 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 17 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
17 15 (0.66%) HP SIM
18 14 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1232 (54.51%) Microsoft
2 1068 (47.26%) VMware
3 615 (27.21%) Citrix
4 387 (17.12%) Cisco
5 300 (13.27%) HP
6 299 (13.23%) Oracle
7 219 (9.69%) Symantec
8 160 (7.08%) Red Hat
9 136 (6.02%) Juniper
10 126 (5.58%) EMC
11 118 (5.22%) Dell
12 112 (4.96%) Veeam
13 92 (4.07%) IBM
14 83 (3.67%) Apple
15 69 (3.05%) NetApp
16 61 (2.70%) Fujitsu
17 50 (2.21%) Meru Networks
18 49 (2.17%) McAfee
18 49 (2.17%) JBoss
19 48 (2.12%) CheckPoint
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