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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 781 994 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.06% 4.76% 4.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.71% 16.00% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 728 843 832
Average salary £36,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5696 6213 5686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.60% 29.76% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4974 5171 4669
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Surrey +32 273 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Berkshire -7 202 £37,500 -1.31% 23
Hampshire -19 153 £36,500 -2.66% 30
Kent +14 51 £35,000 +23.89% 8
West Sussex -41 38 £34,000 -2.85% 8
Oxfordshire -20 34 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Buckinghamshire -62 21 £30,000 -11.43% 3
East Sussex -11 12 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Middlesex +5 1 £41,000 +26.15%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1709 (100.00%) Windows
2 1254 (73.38%) Windows Server
3 1086 (63.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1070 (62.61%) Active Directory
5 995 (58.22%) Microsoft
6 846 (49.50%) VMware
7 700 (40.96%) MS Exchange
8 593 (34.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 582 (34.06%) Firewall
10 538 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 524 (30.66%) MS Excel
12 429 (25.10%) Cisco
13 424 (24.81%) Hyper-V
14 412 (24.11%) SQL Server
15 411 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 410 (23.99%) DNS
17 408 (23.87%) ITIL
18 395 (23.11%) Linux
19 375 (21.94%) Windows 7
20 331 (19.37%) Microsoft Certification
21 329 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2013
22 324 (18.96%) SQL
23 319 (18.67%) Citrix
24 317 (18.55%) SAN
25 312 (18.26%) TCP/IP
26 304 (17.79%) DHCP
27 282 (16.50%) SCCM
28 278 (16.27%) Windows 8
29 253 (14.80%) IIS
30 251 (14.69%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (40.96%) MS Exchange
2 538 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 329 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 253 (14.80%) IIS
5 184 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 130 (7.61%) Skype for Business
7 122 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 53 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (2.52%) Apache
10 32 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 25 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
14 24 (1.40%) CMS
15 11 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.35%) MediaWiki
18 5 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 524 (30.66%) MS Excel
2 208 (12.17%) MS Office
3 17 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.059%) MS Project
6 1 (0.059%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.18%) assyst
5 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 221 (12.93%) Office 365
2 91 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.29%) SaaS
5 15 (0.88%) Google Apps
6 13 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
9 7 (0.41%) PaaS
10 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.23%) GitHub
11 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.12%) IaaS
12 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 582 (34.06%) Firewall
2 410 (23.99%) DNS
3 317 (18.55%) SAN
4 312 (18.26%) TCP/IP
5 304 (17.79%) DHCP
6 251 (14.69%) WAN
7 250 (14.63%) LAN
8 199 (11.64%) VPN
9 100 (5.85%) VLAN
10 84 (4.92%) Wireless
11 72 (4.21%) iSCSI
12 69 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
13 59 (3.45%) VoIP
14 50 (2.93%) Internet
15 42 (2.46%) Skype
16 40 (2.34%) SSL
17 38 (2.22%) Network Security
18 37 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
19 35 (2.05%) NAS
20 26 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 152 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 86 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 58 (3.39%) MySQL
6 40 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (1.52%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.29%) SQLPlus
14 4 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.23%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.18%) Big Data
15 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (1.40%) Subversion
1 24 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 24 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.99%) JIRA
3 5 (0.29%) Selenium
3 5 (0.29%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.23%) NuGet
4 4 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.23%) Rational Robot
4 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.23%) TestComplete
5 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.12%) MSI
6 2 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.12%) Toad
6 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.059%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.059%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.059%) Metasploit
General
1 136 (7.96%) Finance
2 56 (3.28%) German Language
3 47 (2.75%) French Language
4 32 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.11%) Advertising
6 19 (1.11%) Retail
7 18 (1.05%) Legal
7 18 (1.05%) Marketing
8 12 (0.70%) Banking
9 8 (0.47%) Back Office
10 5 (0.29%) Electronics
10 5 (0.29%) Local Government
11 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.23%) Law
11 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.18%) Games
12 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.12%) Avionics
13 2 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 382 (22.35%) Support Engineer
2 292 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 271 (15.86%) Analyst
4 256 (14.98%) IT Support
5 216 (12.64%) IT Engineer
6 192 (11.23%) Support Analyst
7 162 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 161 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 149 (8.72%) IT Support Engineer
10 137 (8.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 135 (7.90%) Administrator
12 116 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
13 113 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
14 107 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 107 (6.26%) Developer
15 96 (5.62%) IT Analyst
16 89 (5.21%) Consultant
17 88 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 87 (5.09%) IT Support Analyst
19 83 (4.86%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (7.55%) .NET
2 96 (5.62%) HTML
3 82 (4.80%) CSS
4 73 (4.27%) ASP.NET
5 62 (3.63%) Web Services
6 61 (3.57%) XML
7 46 (2.69%) WCF
8 43 (2.52%) SOAP
9 41 (2.40%) jQuery
10 34 (1.99%) .NET Framework
11 32 (1.87%) Ajax
11 32 (1.87%) LAMP
12 27 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 22 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (1.29%) CodeIgniter
14 18 (1.05%) J2EE
15 17 (0.99%) XSLT
16 16 (0.94%) MSMQ
17 14 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 227 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 124 (7.26%) Clustering
3 90 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (5.21%) Blackberry
5 57 (3.34%) Driving Licence
6 41 (2.40%) EqualLogic
7 38 (2.22%) Replication
8 34 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.70%) iPhone
10 26 (1.52%) HP Storage
11 22 (1.29%) iPad
12 19 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (0.99%) EMC VNX
13 17 (0.99%) User Experience
13 17 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.88%) AS400
15 14 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 13 (0.76%) PKI
17 12 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1709 (100.00%) Windows
2 1254 (73.38%) Windows Server
3 1086 (63.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 593 (34.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 395 (23.11%) Linux
6 375 (21.94%) Windows 7
7 278 (16.27%) Windows 8
8 182 (10.65%) Windows XP
9 141 (8.25%) Unix
10 110 (6.44%) Windows 10
11 104 (6.09%) Solaris
12 83 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 72 (4.21%) Windows 2000
14 51 (2.98%) Windows Vista
15 45 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
16 44 (2.57%) Debian
17 42 (2.46%) Mac OS X
18 26 (1.52%) Android
19 20 (1.17%) CentOS
20 17 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (23.87%) ITIL
2 100 (5.85%) Migration
3 82 (4.80%) Information Security
4 76 (4.45%) Mentoring
5 73 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (4.04%) Service Delivery
7 66 (3.86%) Risk Management
8 65 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 64 (3.74%) Project Management
10 49 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 48 (2.81%) Change Management
12 46 (2.69%) Capacity Management
13 45 (2.63%) High Availability
14 44 (2.57%) Service Management
15 40 (2.34%) MVC
16 39 (2.28%) Patch Management
17 38 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
18 35 (2.05%) Coaching
19 32 (1.87%) Capacity Planning
19 32 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 324 (18.96%) SQL
2 125 (7.31%) PowerShell
3 104 (6.09%) C#
4 102 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 45 (2.63%) VBScript
6 43 (2.52%) T-SQL
7 40 (2.34%) PHP
8 38 (2.22%) C
9 32 (1.87%) Java
10 19 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 14 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 14 (0.82%) C++
11 14 (0.82%) Perl
12 11 (0.64%) VB
13 7 (0.41%) Python
14 6 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.23%) VB6
16 3 (0.18%) VBA
17 1 (0.059%) VC++
Qualifications
1 331 (19.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 206 (12.05%) MCSE
3 175 (10.24%) MCSA
4 151 (8.84%) MCITP
5 144 (8.43%) MCP
6 132 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
7 124 (7.26%) CCNA
8 105 (6.14%) Security Cleared
9 88 (5.15%) Degree
10 70 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 58 (3.39%) SC Cleared
12 41 (2.40%) MCTS
13 39 (2.28%) CCNP
14 29 (1.70%) A+ Certification
15 18 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (0.94%) CCA
17 14 (0.82%) VCP5
18 13 (0.76%) CCDA
18 13 (0.76%) DV Cleared
19 12 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (12.70%) SLA
2 18 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.35%) QA
4 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.23%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.059%) COBIT
8 1 (0.059%) DICOM
8 1 (0.059%) FISMA
8 1 (0.059%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.059%) RMADS
8 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1070 (62.61%) Active Directory
2 424 (24.81%) Hyper-V
3 411 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (9.60%) vSphere
5 118 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 99 (5.79%) XenApp
7 80 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
8 59 (3.45%) Terminal Services
9 45 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 28 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (1.46%) XenServer
12 23 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
13 21 (1.23%) ISA Server
14 19 (1.11%) VMware Server
15 16 (0.94%) Xen
16 15 (0.88%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.59%) UAG
18 9 (0.53%) NFS
18 9 (0.53%) vCloud
19 7 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 282 (16.50%) SCCM
2 162 (9.48%) SCOM
3 139 (8.13%) Backup Exec
4 73 (4.27%) WSUS
5 48 (2.81%) NetBackup
6 43 (2.52%) HP Data Protector
7 30 (1.76%) Nagios
7 30 (1.76%) SCSM
8 27 (1.58%) SCOrch
8 27 (1.58%) SCVMM
9 26 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 25 (1.46%) HP SIM
11 23 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 16 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 14 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (0.76%) Puppet
15 11 (0.64%) EdgeSight
15 11 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 11 (0.64%) Simpana
Vendors
1 995 (58.22%) Microsoft
2 846 (49.50%) VMware
3 429 (25.10%) Cisco
4 319 (18.67%) Citrix
5 221 (12.93%) HP
6 168 (9.83%) Dell
7 167 (9.77%) Symantec
8 104 (6.09%) EMC
9 98 (5.73%) Juniper
10 85 (4.97%) CheckPoint
11 73 (4.27%) Palo Alto
12 70 (4.10%) F5
12 70 (4.10%) Oracle
13 69 (4.04%) Red Hat
14 64 (3.74%) Blue Coat
14 64 (3.74%) Veeam
15 63 (3.69%) Crossbeam
15 63 (3.69%) Sourcefire
16 60 (3.51%) NetApp
17 49 (2.87%) IBM
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