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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 936 1146 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.43% 5.09% 5.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.48% 17.63% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 828 922 977
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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
6045 6500 6091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.59% 28.86% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5193 5354 5259
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Surrey +6 286 £37,500 -6.25% 33
Hampshire -9 210 £35,250 -2.08% 11
Berkshire -37 138 £38,000 +1.33% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 98 £35,000 +7.69% 7
West Sussex +6 84 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Oxfordshire -13 65 £39,000 +21.87% 11
Kent +10 49 £37,500 +42.85% 7
Middlesex +8 17 £40,000 -8.57%
Sussex 0 3 £40,000 -
East Sussex -20 3 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1850 (100.00%) Windows
2 1104 (59.68%) Active Directory
3 1096 (59.24%) Microsoft
4 1084 (58.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 928 (50.16%) VMware
6 793 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 719 (38.86%) MS Exchange
8 602 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 552 (29.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 529 (28.59%) Firewall
11 516 (27.89%) MS Excel
12 492 (26.59%) DNS
13 485 (26.22%) ITIL
14 476 (25.73%) Windows 7
15 444 (24.00%) Hyper-V
16 441 (23.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 438 (23.68%) Cisco
18 428 (23.14%) SQL Server
19 390 (21.08%) SQL
20 387 (20.92%) Citrix
21 378 (20.43%) DHCP
22 358 (19.35%) TCP/IP
22 358 (19.35%) Linux
23 335 (18.11%) LAN
24 329 (17.78%) SAN
25 326 (17.62%) WAN
26 307 (16.59%) MS Office
27 281 (15.19%) SCCM
28 276 (14.92%) Windows 8
29 275 (14.86%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 719 (38.86%) MS Exchange
2 552 (29.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 275 (14.86%) IIS
4 254 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 200 (10.81%) SharePoint
6 197 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 169 (9.14%) Lync
8 92 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 77 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 31 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
12 24 (1.30%) Apache
13 22 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
14 18 (0.97%) IBM Notes
15 15 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
15 15 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.38%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.27%) ArcGIS
18 5 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 516 (27.89%) MS Excel
2 307 (16.59%) MS Office
3 28 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.81%) MS Project
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.054%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.054%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.22%) Maximo
4 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.16%) Primavera
4 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.054%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 161 (8.70%) Office 365
2 38 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.08%) SaaS
5 16 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.65%) IaaS
7 6 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
8 4 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.054%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 529 (28.59%) Firewall
2 492 (26.59%) DNS
3 378 (20.43%) DHCP
4 358 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 335 (18.11%) LAN
6 329 (17.78%) SAN
7 326 (17.62%) WAN
8 160 (8.65%) VPN
9 121 (6.54%) Internet
10 113 (6.11%) VLAN
11 87 (4.70%) VoIP
12 84 (4.54%) iSCSI
13 79 (4.27%) NAS
14 66 (3.57%) Wireless
15 53 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (2.81%) Network Security
17 43 (2.32%) Intranet
18 41 (2.22%) NetScaler
19 37 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
20 35 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 171 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (3.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (2.32%) MySQL
6 39 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.51%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.43%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.65%) JIRA
4 6 (0.32%) Subversion
4 6 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.11%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.11%) Redmine
9 1 (0.054%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.054%) NUnit
9 1 (0.054%) Rational Robot
9 1 (0.054%) MSI
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.054%) Toad
9 1 (0.054%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.054%) MSTest
9 1 (0.054%) Moq
General
1 200 (10.81%) Finance
2 85 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 48 (2.59%) Back Office
4 38 (2.05%) Retail
5 34 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.46%) Legal
7 23 (1.24%) Publishing
8 17 (0.92%) Online Betting
9 16 (0.86%) Marketing
9 16 (0.86%) Banking
10 15 (0.81%) Electronics
11 14 (0.76%) Advertising
12 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.54%) German Language
13 8 (0.43%) French Language
13 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.43%) Law
14 7 (0.38%) Billing
15 6 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 383 (20.70%) Support Engineer
2 318 (17.19%) Analyst
3 215 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 177 (9.57%) IT Support
5 173 (9.35%) Administrator
6 159 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 157 (8.49%) Support Analyst
8 143 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
9 117 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
10 105 (5.68%) Developer
10 105 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 95 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 87 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
13 86 (4.65%) Technical Support
14 76 (4.11%) Desktop Support
15 72 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
16 64 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 61 (3.30%) Consultant
17 61 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 53 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (6.54%) .NET
2 95 (5.14%) HTML
3 84 (4.54%) ASP.NET
4 72 (3.89%) XML
5 50 (2.70%) XSLT
6 49 (2.65%) Web Services
7 44 (2.38%) CSS
8 29 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (1.46%) jQuery
10 24 (1.30%) .NET Framework
11 21 (1.14%) HTML5
12 20 (1.08%) CSS3
13 18 (0.97%) Application Packaging
14 16 (0.86%) SOAP
15 15 (0.81%) Ajax
16 13 (0.70%) WCF
16 13 (0.70%) J2EE
17 11 (0.59%) COM
17 11 (0.59%) MSMQ
17 11 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 215 (11.62%) Data Centre
2 144 (7.78%) Clustering
3 110 (5.95%) Blackberry
4 91 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (2.49%) Statistics
6 43 (2.32%) Replication
7 40 (2.16%) Thin Client
7 40 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 38 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 36 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
10 30 (1.62%) iPhone
11 26 (1.41%) iPad
12 23 (1.24%) EqualLogic
13 22 (1.19%) HP Storage
13 22 (1.19%) AS400
14 20 (1.08%) Computer Science
15 18 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
17 15 (0.81%) EMC VNX
17 15 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1850 (100.00%) Windows
2 1084 (58.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 793 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 476 (25.73%) Windows 7
5 358 (19.35%) Linux
6 276 (14.92%) Windows 8
7 241 (13.03%) Windows XP
8 113 (6.11%) UNIX
9 92 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 67 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 63 (3.41%) Solaris
12 59 (3.19%) Windows 2000
12 59 (3.19%) Windows Vista
13 57 (3.08%) Mac OS X
14 50 (2.70%) Android
15 30 (1.62%) Mac OS
16 19 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
17 18 (0.97%) Debian
18 16 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 16 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (26.22%) ITIL
2 121 (6.54%) Migration
3 102 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 99 (5.35%) Project Management
5 97 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 91 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (4.81%) Change Management
8 75 (4.05%) Server Building
9 73 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 69 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 68 (3.68%) MVC
12 67 (3.62%) Mentoring
13 62 (3.35%) Patch Management
14 51 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
15 50 (2.70%) Configuration Management
15 50 (2.70%) UML
16 48 (2.59%) Software Engineering
16 48 (2.59%) Business Continuity
17 46 (2.49%) Service Management
17 46 (2.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 390 (21.08%) SQL
2 195 (10.54%) PowerShell
3 102 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 85 (4.59%) C#
5 58 (3.14%) VBScript
6 48 (2.59%) C
7 43 (2.32%) T-SQL
8 42 (2.27%) Perl
9 37 (2.00%) VB.NET
10 33 (1.78%) Java
10 33 (1.78%) VB
11 29 (1.57%) Python
12 22 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.03%) PHP
14 13 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.65%) C++
16 6 (0.32%) F#
16 6 (0.32%) X++
17 4 (0.22%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 441 (23.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 268 (14.49%) MCSE
3 200 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 190 (10.27%) MCITP
5 184 (9.95%) MCP
6 147 (7.95%) SC Cleared
7 144 (7.78%) MCSA
8 131 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
9 119 (6.43%) CCNA
9 119 (6.43%) Degree
10 101 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 76 (4.11%) MCTS
12 61 (3.30%) DV Cleared
13 52 (2.81%) Citrix Certification
14 49 (2.65%) CCA
15 44 (2.38%) CCNP
16 42 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (1.73%) A+ Certification
18 23 (1.24%) RHCE
19 20 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (13.35%) SLA
2 23 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.81%) QA
4 10 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.54%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.38%) COBIT
6 7 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.054%) FISMA
7 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1104 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 602 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 444 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 195 (10.54%) vSphere
5 171 (9.24%) XenApp
6 123 (6.65%) VMware ESX
7 104 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 64 (3.46%) Terminal Services
10 60 (3.24%) XenDesktop
11 50 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
12 44 (2.38%) UAG
13 39 (2.11%) XenServer
13 39 (2.11%) ISA Server
14 18 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (0.92%) VMware Server
16 16 (0.86%) DFS Replication
17 15 (0.81%) NFS
18 14 (0.76%) Terminal Server
19 13 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 281 (15.19%) SCCM
2 165 (8.92%) SCOM
3 125 (6.76%) Backup Exec
4 88 (4.76%) WSUS
5 48 (2.59%) NetBackup
6 38 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
7 34 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 26 (1.41%) Nagios
8 26 (1.41%) HP SIM
9 25 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 21 (1.14%) EdgeSight
11 18 (0.97%) Puppet
11 18 (0.97%) Tivoli
12 17 (0.92%) SCSM
12 17 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 15 (0.81%) SCVMM
14 14 (0.76%) ARCserve
15 13 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
16 12 (0.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1096 (59.24%) Microsoft
2 928 (50.16%) VMware
3 438 (23.68%) Cisco
4 387 (20.92%) Citrix
5 242 (13.08%) HP
6 181 (9.78%) Symantec
7 118 (6.38%) Oracle
8 104 (5.62%) Dell
9 93 (5.03%) NetApp
10 70 (3.78%) EMC
11 68 (3.68%) Red Hat
11 68 (3.68%) 3PAR
12 67 (3.62%) Juniper
13 63 (3.41%) Avaya
14 53 (2.86%) IBM
15 52 (2.81%) Apple
16 46 (2.49%) CheckPoint
16 46 (2.49%) SonicWALL
16 46 (2.49%) Veeam
17 38 (2.05%) SolarWinds
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