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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1167 1142 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.18% 5.32% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.97% 18.75% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 934 989 1053
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
6495 6091 6846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.84% 28.39% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 5259 5961
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Hampshire +5 326 £36,000 +2.85% 21
Berkshire +15 291 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Surrey -6 258 £40,000 -5.32% 20
Buckinghamshire -20 92 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Oxfordshire +8 91 £32,000 -20.00% 27
West Sussex +4 64 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Kent -26 36 £26,250 -37.12% 5
East Sussex -30 35 £33,000 +1.53% 4
Middlesex -15 11 £43,750 -7.89%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex +1 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2165 (100.00%) Windows
2 1185 (54.73%) Microsoft
3 1165 (53.81%) Active Directory
4 1141 (52.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1027 (47.44%) VMware
6 858 (39.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 850 (39.26%) MS Exchange
8 700 (32.33%) SQL
9 694 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 647 (29.88%) MS Excel
11 621 (28.68%) SQL Server
12 594 (27.44%) Citrix
13 576 (26.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 575 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 560 (25.87%) Firewall
16 538 (24.85%) DNS
17 531 (24.53%) Windows 7
18 513 (23.70%) ITIL
19 431 (19.91%) SAN
20 423 (19.54%) Hyper-V
21 412 (19.03%) TCP/IP
22 385 (17.78%) Cisco
23 373 (17.23%) MCSE
24 350 (16.17%) Linux
25 349 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2007
26 335 (15.47%) IIS
27 327 (15.10%) DHCP
28 320 (14.78%) Windows XP
29 306 (14.13%) MS Office
30 284 (13.12%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 850 (39.26%) MS Exchange
2 576 (26.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 349 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 335 (15.47%) IIS
5 247 (11.41%) SharePoint
6 223 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 203 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 137 (6.33%) Lync
9 80 (3.70%) Apache
10 77 (3.56%) Tomcat
11 57 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 39 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
13 36 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 32 (1.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 28 (1.29%) WebSphere
16 26 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (1.06%) WebLogic
18 22 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
19 16 (0.74%) IBM Notes
20 15 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 647 (29.88%) MS Excel
2 306 (14.13%) MS Office
3 13 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.42%) FastStats
5 6 (0.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.092%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.55%) Maximo
3 11 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.14%) Agresso
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.092%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.092%) Summit
7 2 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.046%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.046%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 92 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (4.06%) Office 365
3 44 (2.03%) IaaS
4 26 (1.20%) SaaS
5 19 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.46%) PaaS
8 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 560 (25.87%) Firewall
2 538 (24.85%) DNS
3 431 (19.91%) SAN
4 412 (19.03%) TCP/IP
5 327 (15.10%) DHCP
6 257 (11.87%) LAN
7 246 (11.36%) VPN
8 243 (11.22%) WAN
9 149 (6.88%) Wireless
10 113 (5.22%) SSL
11 109 (5.03%) Network Security
12 106 (4.90%) Internet
13 90 (4.16%) VLAN
14 89 (4.11%) VoIP
15 72 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
16 68 (3.14%) HTTP
17 65 (3.00%) NAS
18 63 (2.91%) iSCSI
19 59 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
20 50 (2.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 176 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (5.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 122 (5.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 99 (4.57%) Oracle Database
6 78 (3.60%) MySQL
7 75 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 50 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 41 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (1.34%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.20%) DB2
13 18 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (0.74%) OLAP
15 15 (0.69%) MS Access
15 15 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
16 13 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (1.85%) Subversion
2 26 (1.20%) MSI
3 22 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.32%) Metasploit
7 6 (0.28%) JUnit
7 6 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.23%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (0.18%) JIRA
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.14%) Ant
11 2 (0.092%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.092%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.092%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.092%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.092%) Mercurial
General
1 203 (9.38%) Finance
2 108 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 75 (3.46%) Retail
4 26 (1.20%) Marketing
5 22 (1.02%) Legal
6 21 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 16 (0.74%) Law
8 15 (0.69%) Publishing
9 14 (0.65%) Back Office
10 12 (0.55%) German Language
11 11 (0.51%) French Language
12 8 (0.37%) Advertising
13 7 (0.32%) Electronics
13 7 (0.32%) Military
14 6 (0.28%) Banking
14 6 (0.28%) Games
14 6 (0.28%) Billing
14 6 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 478 (22.08%) Support Engineer
2 323 (14.92%) Analyst
3 225 (10.39%) Support Analyst
4 206 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 197 (9.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 169 (7.81%) Administrator
7 165 (7.62%) IT Support
8 164 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 135 (6.24%) Consultant
10 117 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 104 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
12 100 (4.62%) Server Engineer
13 98 (4.53%) Developer
14 94 (4.34%) Technical Support
15 83 (3.83%) Server Support
16 82 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 75 (3.46%) IT Support Engineer
18 69 (3.19%) DBA
19 66 (3.05%) Team Leader
20 61 (2.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (7.48%) .NET
2 94 (4.34%) ASP.NET
3 69 (3.19%) Web Services
4 63 (2.91%) XML
5 60 (2.77%) HTML
6 37 (1.71%) CSS
7 36 (1.66%) .NET Framework
8 34 (1.57%) WCF
9 33 (1.52%) LAMP
10 32 (1.48%) jQuery
11 30 (1.39%) SOAP
12 29 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (1.15%) MSMQ
14 25 (1.15%) XSLT
15 24 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 23 (1.06%) REST
17 19 (0.88%) J2EE
18 16 (0.74%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 193 (8.91%) Clustering
2 84 (3.88%) Replication
3 83 (3.83%) Blackberry
4 60 (2.77%) Thin Client
4 60 (2.77%) Fat Client
5 55 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 43 (1.99%) iPhone
8 36 (1.66%) Kindle
9 26 (1.20%) HACMP
10 25 (1.15%) Open Source
11 22 (1.02%) iPad
12 19 (0.88%) PKI
13 18 (0.83%) Firmware
14 16 (0.74%) EqualLogic
15 15 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.60%) Statistics
17 12 (0.55%) CESG
17 12 (0.55%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2165 (100.00%) Windows
2 1141 (52.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 858 (39.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 531 (24.53%) Windows 7
5 350 (16.17%) Linux
6 320 (14.78%) Windows XP
7 261 (12.06%) Windows 8
8 117 (5.40%) UNIX
9 116 (5.36%) Windows Vista
10 106 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (3.70%) Windows 2000
12 65 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 64 (2.96%) CentOS
14 55 (2.54%) Solaris
15 42 (1.94%) Android
16 38 (1.76%) AIX
17 33 (1.52%) Ubuntu
18 24 (1.11%) Debian
19 20 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
20 15 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (23.70%) ITIL
2 138 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 121 (5.59%) Service Delivery
4 84 (3.88%) Change Management
5 75 (3.46%) Project Management
6 61 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 57 (2.63%) Migration
8 55 (2.54%) Incident Management
9 51 (2.36%) MVC
10 47 (2.17%) PRINCE2
10 47 (2.17%) Configuration Management
11 44 (2.03%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (2.03%) Performance Tuning
11 44 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
12 41 (1.89%) Load Balancing
12 41 (1.89%) Software Distribution
13 39 (1.80%) Software Engineering
14 36 (1.66%) ETL
15 35 (1.62%) SOA
15 35 (1.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (32.33%) SQL
2 168 (7.76%) PowerShell
3 92 (4.25%) T-SQL
4 88 (4.06%) VBScript
5 85 (3.93%) C#
6 77 (3.56%) Java
7 71 (3.28%) VB
8 62 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 61 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 50 (2.31%) Perl
11 41 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 33 (1.52%) C
13 25 (1.15%) PHP
14 24 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 20 (0.92%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.83%) Python
17 10 (0.46%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.46%) PHP5
18 9 (0.42%) Ruby
19 8 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 575 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 373 (17.23%) MCSE
3 264 (12.19%) Security Cleared
4 259 (11.96%) MCITP
5 211 (9.75%) MCSA
6 201 (9.28%) SC Cleared
7 193 (8.91%) Degree
8 176 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
9 158 (7.30%) CCNA
10 153 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 139 (6.42%) MCTS
12 136 (6.28%) MCP
13 125 (5.77%) DV Cleared
14 65 (3.00%) CCNP
15 55 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
16 51 (2.36%) CCA
17 46 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (1.20%) VCAP
18 26 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 24 (1.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (9.47%) SLA
2 46 (2.12%) ISO 9001
3 30 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.97%) QA
6 11 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.32%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.046%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.046%) COBIT
9 1 (0.046%) GPG13
System Software
1 1165 (53.81%) Active Directory
2 694 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 423 (19.54%) Hyper-V
4 204 (9.42%) XenApp
5 174 (8.04%) vSphere
6 113 (5.22%) VMware ESX
7 104 (4.80%) XenDesktop
8 95 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
9 60 (2.77%) XenServer
10 58 (2.68%) Terminal Services
11 57 (2.63%) UAG
12 43 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
13 38 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 37 (1.71%) Terminal Server
15 35 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
16 26 (1.20%) ISA Server
17 25 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 21 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 20 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
20 17 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 236 (10.90%) SCCM
2 141 (6.51%) Backup Exec
3 116 (5.36%) SCOM
4 81 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 73 (3.37%) WSUS
6 52 (2.40%) NetBackup
7 51 (2.36%) Tivoli
7 51 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 35 (1.62%) Data Guard
8 35 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
9 30 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 26 (1.20%) SCVMM
10 26 (1.20%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
10 26 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 26 (1.20%) Tivoli NetView
11 21 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 17 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 16 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
13 16 (0.74%) HP SIM
14 14 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1185 (54.73%) Microsoft
2 1027 (47.44%) VMware
3 594 (27.44%) Citrix
4 385 (17.78%) Cisco
5 284 (13.12%) HP
6 281 (12.98%) Oracle
7 209 (9.65%) Symantec
8 144 (6.65%) Red Hat
9 132 (6.10%) Juniper
10 119 (5.50%) EMC
11 112 (5.17%) Dell
12 109 (5.03%) Veeam
13 82 (3.79%) IBM
14 81 (3.74%) Apple
15 68 (3.14%) NetApp
16 51 (2.36%) Fujitsu
17 48 (2.22%) CheckPoint
18 46 (2.12%) Meru Networks
19 45 (2.08%) McAfee
19 45 (2.08%) JBoss
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