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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 992 1159 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.67% 4.95% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.84% 17.87% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 851 960 1104
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
6264 6485 6610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.49% 27.70% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 5471 5717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +6 269 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Berkshire -18 200 £37,500 -11.24% 23
Surrey -22 195 £35,000 -4.10% 23
West Sussex +3 110 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -8 100 £32,500 -17.19% 7
Oxfordshire -9 48 £39,000 +27.86% 6
Kent 0 41 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Middlesex -3 16 £36,250 -23.68% 2
East Sussex +18 13 £28,000 +12.00% 3
Sussex -1 3 £52,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1883 (100.00%) Windows
2 1110 (58.95%) Active Directory
3 1102 (58.52%) Microsoft
4 959 (50.93%) VMware
5 956 (50.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 911 (48.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 721 (38.29%) MS Exchange
8 635 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 527 (27.99%) MS Excel
9 527 (27.99%) Firewall
10 514 (27.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 476 (25.28%) Windows 7
11 476 (25.28%) ITIL
12 475 (25.23%) DNS
13 455 (24.16%) Cisco
14 441 (23.42%) Hyper-V
15 434 (23.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 429 (22.78%) SQL
17 427 (22.68%) Citrix
18 411 (21.83%) TCP/IP
19 408 (21.67%) SQL Server
20 361 (19.17%) DHCP
21 350 (18.59%) SAN
22 342 (18.16%) Linux
23 320 (16.99%) LAN
24 316 (16.78%) MS Office
25 293 (15.56%) WAN
26 288 (15.29%) MCSE
27 285 (15.14%) Windows XP
28 274 (14.55%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 721 (38.29%) MS Exchange
2 514 (27.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 236 (12.53%) IIS
4 233 (12.37%) SharePoint
5 228 (12.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 225 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 190 (10.09%) Lync
8 107 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 82 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (1.27%) Apache
12 22 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
14 20 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
15 19 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.53%) SAS
17 9 (0.48%) WorkSite
18 8 (0.42%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.37%) MS Project Server
20 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 527 (27.99%) MS Excel
2 316 (16.78%) MS Office
3 24 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.74%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.32%) Maximo
5 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.16%) Primavera
5 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 137 (7.28%) Office 365
2 45 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.38%) SaaS
4 25 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.69%) IaaS
7 8 (0.42%) PaaS
8 4 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.053%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.053%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 527 (27.99%) Firewall
2 475 (25.23%) DNS
3 411 (21.83%) TCP/IP
4 361 (19.17%) DHCP
5 350 (18.59%) SAN
6 320 (16.99%) LAN
7 293 (15.56%) WAN
8 141 (7.49%) VPN
9 129 (6.85%) VLAN
10 117 (6.21%) Internet
11 87 (4.62%) NAS
12 83 (4.41%) VoIP
13 82 (4.35%) iSCSI
14 71 (3.77%) Wireless
15 52 (2.76%) SSL
16 43 (2.28%) NetScaler
17 40 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (2.12%) Network Security
18 33 (1.75%) IP Telephony
18 33 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 154 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 72 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.75%) MySQL
7 32 (1.70%) Oracle Database
8 26 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (0.80%) Relational Database
12 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.53%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.48%) Big Data
15 6 (0.32%) DB2
15 6 (0.32%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.42%) JIRA
4 7 (0.37%) Subversion
4 7 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.16%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.11%) MSI
8 2 (0.11%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.11%) Redmine
9 1 (0.053%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.053%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.053%) MSTest
9 1 (0.053%) Moq
9 1 (0.053%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.053%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.053%) NUnit
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Forms
General
1 189 (10.04%) Finance
2 90 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 54 (2.87%) Retail
4 48 (2.55%) Back Office
5 30 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.54%) Legal
7 24 (1.27%) Publishing
8 15 (0.80%) Electronics
8 15 (0.80%) Law
9 12 (0.64%) Marketing
9 12 (0.64%) Online Betting
10 11 (0.58%) Billing
11 10 (0.53%) Advertising
12 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.42%) German Language
13 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.32%) Banking
14 6 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 382 (20.29%) Support Engineer
2 310 (16.46%) Analyst
3 220 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 156 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 155 (8.23%) Administrator
6 153 (8.13%) IT Support
7 146 (7.75%) Support Analyst
8 131 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
9 116 (6.16%) Developer
10 114 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
11 102 (5.42%) Technical Support
12 92 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 89 (4.73%) Consultant
14 86 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 84 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
16 72 (3.82%) IT Support Engineer
17 70 (3.72%) Technical Support Engineer
18 66 (3.51%) Desktop Support
19 65 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 57 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (7.12%) .NET
2 117 (6.21%) HTML
3 99 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 89 (4.73%) XML
5 70 (3.72%) XSLT
6 37 (1.96%) CSS
7 32 (1.70%) Web Services
8 27 (1.43%) jQuery
9 20 (1.06%) Application Packaging
10 19 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (0.96%) HTML5
12 17 (0.90%) Middleware
13 16 (0.85%) Ajax
13 16 (0.85%) Software Packaging
13 16 (0.85%) CSS3
14 12 (0.64%) LINQ
14 12 (0.64%) MAPI
15 9 (0.48%) COM
15 9 (0.48%) Regular Expression
16 8 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 218 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 150 (7.97%) Clustering
3 108 (5.74%) Blackberry
4 87 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.29%) Thin Client
5 62 (3.29%) Fat Client
6 48 (2.55%) Statistics
6 48 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 30 (1.59%) Replication
8 26 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.27%) iPhone
10 24 (1.27%) EqualLogic
11 21 (1.12%) HP Storage
12 16 (0.85%) Derivative
13 15 (0.80%) PKI
13 15 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 15 (0.80%) iPad
14 12 (0.64%) PDA
15 11 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1883 (100.00%) Windows
2 956 (50.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 911 (48.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 476 (25.28%) Windows 7
5 342 (18.16%) Linux
6 285 (15.14%) Windows XP
7 223 (11.84%) Windows 8
8 109 (5.79%) UNIX
9 101 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 94 (4.99%) Windows Vista
11 89 (4.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 66 (3.51%) Windows 2000
13 63 (3.35%) Solaris
14 55 (2.92%) Mac OS X
15 54 (2.87%) Android
16 34 (1.81%) CentOS
17 27 (1.43%) Mac OS
18 18 (0.96%) Apple iOS
18 18 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (25.28%) ITIL
2 115 (6.11%) Project Management
3 108 (5.74%) Migration
4 97 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 94 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 93 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (4.51%) Service Delivery
8 81 (4.30%) Incident Management
9 78 (4.14%) Patch Management
10 77 (4.09%) Change Management
11 74 (3.93%) MVC
12 69 (3.66%) Server Building
13 68 (3.61%) UML
14 60 (3.19%) Software Engineering
14 60 (3.19%) Load Balancing
15 58 (3.08%) Mentoring
16 50 (2.66%) Problem Management
17 46 (2.44%) Business Continuity
18 45 (2.39%) Configuration Management
19 43 (2.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 429 (22.78%) SQL
2 195 (10.36%) PowerShell
3 113 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 97 (5.15%) C#
5 64 (3.40%) VBScript
6 58 (3.08%) Perl
7 46 (2.44%) VB
8 45 (2.39%) VB.NET
9 36 (1.91%) Java
10 32 (1.70%) Python
11 30 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 30 (1.59%) C
11 30 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.01%) PHP
14 10 (0.53%) C++
15 8 (0.42%) VB6
16 6 (0.32%) X++
16 6 (0.32%) F#
17 4 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 434 (23.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 288 (15.29%) MCSE
3 242 (12.85%) Security Cleared
4 202 (10.73%) MCITP
5 180 (9.56%) SC Cleared
6 154 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
7 153 (8.13%) MCP
8 134 (7.12%) CCNA
9 118 (6.27%) MCSA
10 111 (5.89%) DV Cleared
11 108 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 102 (5.42%) Degree
13 80 (4.25%) Citrix Certification
14 75 (3.98%) CCA
15 68 (3.61%) MCTS
16 43 (2.28%) CCNP
16 43 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
17 42 (2.23%) RHCE
18 22 (1.17%) A+ Certification
19 19 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (13.33%) SLA
2 34 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.58%) QA
5 10 (0.53%) COBIT
6 8 (0.42%) GPG13
7 7 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.32%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) FISMA
9 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1110 (58.95%) Active Directory
2 635 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 441 (23.42%) Hyper-V
4 230 (12.21%) vSphere
5 190 (10.09%) XenApp
6 143 (7.59%) VMware ESX
7 101 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (4.14%) XenDesktop
9 73 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 65 (3.45%) Terminal Services
11 44 (2.34%) XenServer
12 40 (2.12%) Forefront TMG
13 35 (1.86%) UAG
14 33 (1.75%) ISA Server
15 22 (1.17%) Samba
16 18 (0.96%) vCloud
17 17 (0.90%) VMware Server
18 16 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 16 (0.85%) Terminal Server
18 16 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 254 (13.49%) SCCM
2 150 (7.97%) SCOM
3 113 (6.00%) Backup Exec
4 92 (4.89%) WSUS
5 49 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 41 (2.18%) HP Data Protector
7 33 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 31 (1.65%) HP SIM
9 28 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 26 (1.38%) EdgeSight
11 24 (1.27%) SCSM
12 23 (1.22%) Puppet
13 22 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 21 (1.12%) ARCserve
15 20 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 20 (1.06%) Tivoli
16 19 (1.01%) SCVMM
16 19 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (0.85%) Nagios
18 15 (0.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1102 (58.52%) Microsoft
2 959 (50.93%) VMware
3 455 (24.16%) Cisco
4 427 (22.68%) Citrix
5 274 (14.55%) HP
6 185 (9.82%) Symantec
7 144 (7.65%) Oracle
8 115 (6.11%) Dell
9 86 (4.57%) Juniper
10 78 (4.14%) NetApp
11 77 (4.09%) Red Hat
12 66 (3.51%) 3PAR
13 64 (3.40%) Apple
14 52 (2.76%) CheckPoint
15 51 (2.71%) EMC
16 50 (2.66%) Avaya
17 49 (2.60%) IBM
18 41 (2.18%) McAfee
19 39 (2.07%) SolarWinds
20 38 (2.02%) AppSense
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum C46k + on call + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon People
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package (Bonus, Pension)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £250 - £320 per day + Overtime
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 19 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul's Catholic College
Salary: £23,761 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Autotask
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday