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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1158 1249 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.06% 5.63% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.88% 19.29% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1090 1014
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6477 6475 6677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.32% 29.20% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5398 5591 5798
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Berkshire +14 297 £40,000 - 20
Hampshire +7 286 £36,000 +2.85% 27
Surrey -12 282 £38,500 -3.75% 21
Buckinghamshire -7 112 £37,000 +4.22% 2
West Sussex +1 73 £27,500 -25.67% 9
Oxfordshire -16 72 £32,000 -20.00% 9
Kent -32 48 £27,500 -31.25% 5
East Sussex -38 27 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Middlesex -1 19 £47,500 -5.00%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2124 (100.00%) Windows
2 1165 (54.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1149 (54.10%) Active Directory
4 1137 (53.53%) Microsoft
5 979 (46.09%) VMware
6 859 (40.44%) MS Exchange
7 764 (35.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 659 (31.03%) SQL
9 630 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 620 (29.19%) MS Excel
11 590 (27.78%) SQL Server
12 583 (27.45%) Citrix
13 582 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 547 (25.75%) Firewall
15 537 (25.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 510 (24.01%) Windows 7
17 501 (23.59%) DNS
18 492 (23.16%) ITIL
19 429 (20.20%) Hyper-V
20 425 (20.01%) SAN
21 380 (17.89%) Cisco
22 373 (17.56%) TCP/IP
23 369 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2007
24 354 (16.67%) MCSE
25 341 (16.05%) Windows XP
26 313 (14.74%) DHCP
26 313 (14.74%) IIS
27 309 (14.55%) Linux
28 294 (13.84%) MS Office
29 289 (13.61%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 859 (40.44%) MS Exchange
2 582 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 369 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 313 (14.74%) IIS
5 262 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 251 (11.82%) SharePoint
7 172 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 142 (6.69%) Lync
9 68 (3.20%) Tomcat
10 61 (2.87%) Apache
11 54 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 51 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 44 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
14 27 (1.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 24 (1.13%) WebSphere
16 23 (1.08%) IBM Notes
17 20 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
18 19 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 620 (29.19%) MS Excel
2 294 (13.84%) MS Office
3 13 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.42%) FastStats
5 8 (0.38%) MS Project
5 8 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.094%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (0.75%) Maximo
2 15 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.14%) Agresso
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.094%) Summit
7 2 (0.094%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.047%) Magento
8 1 (0.047%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.047%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 87 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (3.72%) Office 365
3 37 (1.74%) IaaS
4 28 (1.32%) SaaS
5 22 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.47%) PaaS
8 8 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 547 (25.75%) Firewall
2 501 (23.59%) DNS
3 425 (20.01%) SAN
4 373 (17.56%) TCP/IP
5 313 (14.74%) DHCP
6 252 (11.86%) VPN
7 246 (11.58%) LAN
8 231 (10.88%) WAN
9 132 (6.21%) Wireless
10 117 (5.51%) Internet
11 101 (4.76%) Network Security
12 95 (4.47%) SSL
13 88 (4.14%) VLAN
14 86 (4.05%) VoIP
15 69 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
16 63 (2.97%) NAS
17 54 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
18 53 (2.50%) HTTP
19 46 (2.17%) FTP
19 46 (2.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 186 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 116 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 93 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 76 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (3.53%) MySQL
8 51 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 32 (1.51%) Relational Database
11 31 (1.46%) DB2
12 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.66%) OLAP
16 13 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
16 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (1.46%) Subversion
2 21 (0.99%) MSI
3 16 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.42%) Metasploit
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.28%) JUnit
8 6 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.28%) JIRA
9 4 (0.19%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.094%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.094%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.094%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.094%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.094%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.094%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.047%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.047%) MorphX
General
1 188 (8.85%) Finance
2 87 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 62 (2.92%) Retail
4 28 (1.32%) Back Office
5 26 (1.22%) Legal
6 21 (0.99%) Marketing
7 17 (0.80%) Law
8 15 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.66%) German Language
10 12 (0.56%) Publishing
10 12 (0.56%) French Language
11 8 (0.38%) Military
12 7 (0.33%) Billing
12 7 (0.33%) Advertising
13 6 (0.28%) Electronics
13 6 (0.28%) Games
13 6 (0.28%) Banking
13 6 (0.28%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 446 (21.00%) Support Engineer
2 315 (14.83%) Analyst
3 211 (9.93%) Support Analyst
4 203 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 187 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 162 (7.63%) IT Support
7 157 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 155 (7.30%) Administrator
9 131 (6.17%) Consultant
10 114 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 102 (4.80%) Technical Support
12 99 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
12 99 (4.66%) Server Engineer
13 82 (3.86%) Developer
14 80 (3.77%) Server Support
15 78 (3.67%) IT Support Engineer
15 78 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 66 (3.11%) Applications Support
17 62 (2.92%) DBA
18 53 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.39%) .NET
2 74 (3.48%) ASP.NET
3 58 (2.73%) XML
4 57 (2.68%) Web Services
5 48 (2.26%) HTML
6 41 (1.93%) .NET Framework
7 34 (1.60%) WCF
8 32 (1.51%) LAMP
9 30 (1.41%) CSS
10 28 (1.32%) jQuery
11 24 (1.13%) XSLT
12 21 (0.99%) MSMQ
12 21 (0.99%) SOAP
12 21 (0.99%) J2EE
13 20 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (0.80%) WinForms
16 16 (0.75%) Classic ASP
16 16 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 204 (9.60%) Clustering
2 94 (4.43%) Blackberry
3 79 (3.72%) Replication
4 53 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 53 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 41 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 40 (1.88%) iPhone
7 33 (1.55%) Kindle
8 31 (1.46%) HACMP
9 23 (1.08%) Open Source
10 17 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (0.80%) iPad
10 17 (0.80%) EqualLogic
10 17 (0.80%) PKI
11 15 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.56%) Firmware
13 11 (0.52%) CESG
14 10 (0.47%) FlexPod
14 10 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2124 (100.00%) Windows
2 1165 (54.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 764 (35.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 510 (24.01%) Windows 7
5 341 (16.05%) Windows XP
6 309 (14.55%) Linux
7 259 (12.19%) Windows 8
8 106 (4.99%) Windows Vista
9 102 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 85 (4.00%) Windows 2000
11 83 (3.91%) UNIX
12 57 (2.68%) CentOS
13 51 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 45 (2.12%) AIX
15 44 (2.07%) Solaris
16 37 (1.74%) Android
17 27 (1.27%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.89%) Mac OS X
19 17 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
20 16 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (23.16%) ITIL
2 119 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 105 (4.94%) Service Delivery
4 75 (3.53%) Project Management
5 73 (3.44%) Change Management
6 65 (3.06%) Problem Management
7 63 (2.97%) Migration
8 51 (2.40%) Incident Management
9 48 (2.26%) PRINCE2
10 46 (2.17%) Change Control
11 45 (2.12%) Load Balancing
11 45 (2.12%) Service Management
12 43 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (1.98%) Configuration Management
14 40 (1.88%) MVC
15 39 (1.84%) ETL
16 38 (1.79%) Software Engineering
17 37 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
18 34 (1.60%) Software Distribution
18 34 (1.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 659 (31.03%) SQL
2 150 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 97 (4.57%) T-SQL
4 81 (3.81%) Java
5 74 (3.48%) C#
6 61 (2.87%) VBScript
7 56 (2.64%) VB
8 53 (2.50%) Perl
9 51 (2.40%) JavaScript
10 45 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 34 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 34 (1.60%) VB.NET
12 33 (1.55%) C
13 28 (1.32%) PHP
14 17 (0.80%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.61%) Python
16 11 (0.52%) Ruby
17 10 (0.47%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.47%) PHP5
18 7 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 537 (25.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 354 (16.67%) MCSE
3 248 (11.68%) Security Cleared
4 243 (11.44%) MCITP
5 205 (9.65%) MCSA
6 184 (8.66%) SC Cleared
7 178 (8.38%) Degree
8 151 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
9 139 (6.54%) CCNA
10 134 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 131 (6.17%) MCTS
12 126 (5.93%) MCP
13 103 (4.85%) DV Cleared
14 63 (2.97%) CCNP
15 48 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
16 43 (2.02%) CCA
17 28 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (1.27%) CEH
19 24 (1.13%) A+ Certification
19 24 (1.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (9.09%) SLA
2 40 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 32 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.18%) QA
5 23 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.42%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.094%) GPG13
8 2 (0.094%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.047%) DICOM
9 1 (0.047%) COBIT
System Software
1 1149 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 630 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 429 (20.20%) Hyper-V
4 228 (10.73%) XenApp
5 171 (8.05%) vSphere
6 118 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 108 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
8 104 (4.90%) VMware ESX
9 64 (3.01%) XenServer
9 64 (3.01%) Terminal Services
10 60 (2.82%) UAG
11 47 (2.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 43 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
13 32 (1.51%) Terminal Server
14 27 (1.27%) ISA Server
15 20 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 19 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
17 16 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 216 (10.17%) SCCM
2 161 (7.58%) Backup Exec
3 116 (5.46%) SCOM
4 84 (3.95%) WSUS
5 77 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 61 (2.87%) Tivoli
7 50 (2.35%) NetBackup
8 39 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 31 (1.46%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
9 31 (1.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 31 (1.46%) Tivoli NetView
10 30 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
11 27 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 27 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 20 (0.94%) SCVMM
13 19 (0.89%) Data Guard
14 18 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
15 16 (0.75%) DameWare
15 16 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
16 15 (0.71%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1137 (53.53%) Microsoft
2 979 (46.09%) VMware
3 583 (27.45%) Citrix
4 380 (17.89%) Cisco
5 289 (13.61%) HP
6 256 (12.05%) Oracle
7 219 (10.31%) Symantec
8 122 (5.74%) Juniper
8 122 (5.74%) Red Hat
9 112 (5.27%) Dell
10 109 (5.13%) EMC
11 106 (4.99%) Veeam
12 99 (4.66%) IBM
13 81 (3.81%) Apple
14 64 (3.01%) NetApp
15 57 (2.68%) McAfee
16 46 (2.17%) CheckPoint
17 40 (1.88%) Meru Networks
18 39 (1.84%) CommVault
19 38 (1.79%) Fujitsu
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £220,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20-25k depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to c£45,000 + generous bonus + benef
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: Yesterday