The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1019 1161 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.19% 5.08% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.45% 17.59% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1009 1197
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6594 6602 7179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.11% 28.90% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 5579 6284
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows Server 2008
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 281 £39,000 +4.00% 31
Surrey +3 208 £34,000 -8.10% 22
Hampshire -8 202 £35,000 -5.40% 24
Buckinghamshire +9 136 £35,000 -22.22% 11
West Sussex +25 91 £37,500 -3.84% 6
Oxfordshire -38 64 £33,750 -15.62% 12
Middlesex +6 40 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Kent -19 37 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East Sussex -54 3 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1985 (100.00%) Windows
2 1244 (62.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1181 (59.50%) Microsoft
4 1140 (57.43%) Active Directory
5 967 (48.72%) VMware
6 872 (43.93%) MS Exchange
7 617 (31.08%) SQL
8 603 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 602 (30.33%) Firewall
10 591 (29.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 573 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 570 (28.72%) Citrix
13 562 (28.31%) MS Excel
14 515 (25.94%) SQL Server
15 508 (25.59%) DNS
16 492 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 450 (22.67%) ITIL
18 424 (21.36%) Cisco
19 411 (20.71%) Windows 7
20 393 (19.80%) Hyper-V
21 388 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2007
22 369 (18.59%) SAN
23 363 (18.29%) Windows XP
24 359 (18.09%) TCP/IP
25 327 (16.47%) MCSE
26 299 (15.06%) MS Office
27 297 (14.96%) IIS
27 297 (14.96%) DHCP
28 281 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
29 275 (13.85%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 872 (43.93%) MS Exchange
2 591 (29.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 388 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 297 (14.96%) IIS
5 281 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 271 (13.65%) SharePoint
7 155 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 129 (6.50%) Lync
9 79 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 56 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
11 52 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 40 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 36 (1.81%) IBM Notes
14 29 (1.46%) Lotus Domino
14 29 (1.46%) Apache
15 18 (0.91%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.86%) CMS
17 15 (0.76%) SAS
18 14 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 562 (28.31%) MS Excel
2 299 (15.06%) MS Office
3 25 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.65%) MS Project
6 7 (0.35%) FastStats
7 6 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.60%) Maximo
3 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.20%) Epicor Vantage
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.15%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.10%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.10%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.050%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.72%) Office 365
2 43 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.51%) SaaS
4 20 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.30%) IaaS
7 5 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 602 (30.33%) Firewall
2 508 (25.59%) DNS
3 369 (18.59%) SAN
4 359 (18.09%) TCP/IP
5 297 (14.96%) DHCP
6 264 (13.30%) VPN
7 241 (12.14%) LAN
8 228 (11.49%) WAN
9 152 (7.66%) Internet
10 109 (5.49%) VLAN
11 75 (3.78%) Wireless
12 58 (2.92%) VoIP
13 57 (2.87%) SSL
14 53 (2.67%) NAS
15 51 (2.57%) iSCSI
16 50 (2.52%) IP Telephony
17 48 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
18 42 (2.12%) FTP
19 35 (1.76%) Network Security
20 32 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 206 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (7.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 92 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (2.57%) Oracle Database
8 46 (2.32%) MySQL
9 45 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 27 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (0.96%) DB2
14 17 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (0.65%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (0.55%) QlikView
18 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
19 6 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.76%) Metasploit
3 11 (0.55%) Eclipse
4 9 (0.45%) JIRA
5 8 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.30%) Subversion
6 6 (0.30%) JUnit
6 6 (0.30%) MSI
7 5 (0.25%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.15%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.10%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.10%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.050%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.050%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.050%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.050%) Mercurial
General
1 223 (11.23%) Finance
2 83 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.67%) Retail
4 43 (2.17%) Back Office
5 25 (1.26%) Marketing
6 22 (1.11%) Legal
7 17 (0.86%) French Language
7 17 (0.86%) German Language
8 14 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.45%) Advertising
9 9 (0.45%) Banking
10 8 (0.40%) Law
11 7 (0.35%) Publishing
11 7 (0.35%) Billing
12 6 (0.30%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.30%) Automotive
13 5 (0.25%) Games
13 5 (0.25%) Electronics
13 5 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 353 (17.78%) Support Engineer
2 266 (13.40%) Analyst
3 188 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 159 (8.01%) IT Support
5 155 (7.81%) Administrator
5 155 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 153 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 152 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 145 (7.30%) Consultant
9 101 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
9 101 (5.09%) Technical Support
10 100 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
11 82 (4.13%) Server Engineer
12 79 (3.98%) Developer
12 79 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 74 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 61 (3.07%) Server Support
15 60 (3.02%) Team Leader
16 59 (2.97%) Service Analyst
17 58 (2.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.91%) .NET
2 66 (3.32%) XML
3 64 (3.22%) HTML
4 51 (2.57%) Web Services
5 47 (2.37%) ASP.NET
6 42 (2.12%) CSS
7 41 (2.07%) .NET Framework
7 41 (2.07%) jQuery
8 25 (1.26%) WCF
8 25 (1.26%) Ajax
9 20 (1.01%) WPF
9 20 (1.01%) Application Packaging
9 20 (1.01%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 18 (0.91%) WinForms
11 15 (0.76%) MSMQ
11 15 (0.76%) Classic ASP
12 14 (0.71%) XSLT
13 11 (0.55%) J2EE
13 11 (0.55%) COM
13 11 (0.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 222 (11.18%) Clustering
2 114 (5.74%) Blackberry
3 95 (4.79%) Replication
4 63 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 63 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 41 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.76%) iPhone
7 28 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (1.06%) iPad
10 15 (0.76%) Open Source
11 14 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.65%) PKI
13 12 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.60%) HACMP
14 11 (0.55%) Firmware
15 9 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.45%) CMDB
16 7 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1985 (100.00%) Windows
2 1244 (62.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 573 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 411 (20.71%) Windows 7
5 363 (18.29%) Windows XP
6 274 (13.80%) Linux
7 174 (8.77%) Windows 8
8 107 (5.39%) Windows Vista
9 100 (5.04%) UNIX
10 88 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 79 (3.98%) Windows 2000
12 73 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 57 (2.87%) CentOS
14 41 (2.07%) Solaris
15 39 (1.96%) Android
16 27 (1.36%) AIX
16 27 (1.36%) Mac OS X
17 25 (1.26%) Ubuntu
18 21 (1.06%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (22.67%) ITIL
2 106 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 102 (5.14%) Service Delivery
4 83 (4.18%) Project Management
5 73 (3.68%) Migration
6 71 (3.58%) Problem Management
7 58 (2.92%) CRM
8 57 (2.87%) Service Management
9 56 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
10 49 (2.47%) Change Management
11 44 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
11 44 (2.22%) Incident Management
12 43 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (1.96%) Project Planning
13 39 (1.96%) Change Control
14 35 (1.76%) ERP
14 35 (1.76%) Load Balancing
15 33 (1.66%) Information Security
16 31 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
17 30 (1.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 617 (31.08%) SQL
2 164 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 77 (3.88%) C#
4 74 (3.73%) T-SQL
5 65 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 48 (2.42%) Java
7 43 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 39 (1.96%) Perl
9 36 (1.81%) PHP
10 33 (1.66%) VBScript
11 31 (1.56%) Python
12 28 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.31%) C
14 22 (1.11%) VB
15 18 (0.91%) Ruby
16 13 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.60%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.50%) C++
19 6 (0.30%) XQuery
20 4 (0.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 492 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 327 (16.47%) MCSE
3 230 (11.59%) MCITP
4 193 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 172 (8.66%) MCSA
6 169 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 146 (7.36%) CCNA
8 145 (7.30%) Degree
9 137 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 124 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 121 (6.10%) MCP
12 83 (4.18%) MCTS
13 77 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
14 71 (3.58%) DV Cleared
15 67 (3.38%) CCA
16 56 (2.82%) CCNP
17 29 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (1.31%) CEH
19 19 (0.96%) CISSP
20 14 (0.71%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (10.48%) SLA
2 28 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.01%) QA
5 14 (0.71%) HIPAA
6 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) GPG13
8 1 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.050%) GAMP
8 1 (0.050%) GCP
8 1 (0.050%) GMP
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.050%) GxP
8 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.050%) DICOM
System Software
1 1140 (57.43%) Active Directory
2 603 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 393 (19.80%) Hyper-V
4 275 (13.85%) XenApp
5 210 (10.58%) vSphere
6 132 (6.65%) XenDesktop
7 119 (5.99%) VMware ESX
8 112 (5.64%) Terminal Services
9 105 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (1.76%) XenServer
11 29 (1.46%) UAG
12 27 (1.36%) Terminal Server
13 24 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 24 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (1.16%) ISA Server
14 23 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
15 20 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 19 (0.96%) Xen
17 17 (0.86%) Snort
18 15 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 218 (10.98%) SCCM
2 162 (8.16%) SCOM
3 138 (6.95%) Backup Exec
4 104 (5.24%) WSUS
5 77 (3.88%) NetBackup
6 55 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
7 37 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 32 (1.61%) Tivoli
9 31 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 26 (1.31%) HP SIM
10 26 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
11 25 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 19 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 18 (0.91%) SCDPM
13 18 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 17 (0.86%) Nessus
15 16 (0.81%) Puppet
16 15 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
17 14 (0.71%) ARCserve
17 14 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1181 (59.50%) Microsoft
2 967 (48.72%) VMware
3 570 (28.72%) Citrix
4 424 (21.36%) Cisco
5 230 (11.59%) HP
6 184 (9.27%) Symantec
7 151 (7.61%) Oracle
8 99 (4.99%) Red Hat
9 88 (4.43%) Dell
10 82 (4.13%) McAfee
11 78 (3.93%) EMC
12 65 (3.27%) CheckPoint
13 64 (3.22%) Juniper
14 63 (3.17%) NetApp
14 63 (3.17%) Apple
15 62 (3.12%) Veeam
15 62 (3.12%) IBM
16 42 (2.12%) Lotus
17 35 (1.76%) Fujitsu
18 34 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus,bens,parking
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Training Package + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday