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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1028 983 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.95% 4.88% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.64% 17.44% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 868 846 883
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 £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,313 £51,100 £50,000
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
6177 5638 6594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.77% 27.97% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 4673 5838
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +16 260 £38,500 +2.66% 34
Berkshire -9 244 £36,500 -8.75% 29
Surrey -12 192 £36,500 -1.35% 15
Buckinghamshire -4 101 £37,500 +15.38% 10
West Sussex +22 87 £42,500 +26.86% 17
Oxfordshire -7 50 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Kent +1 42 £30,500 -12.85% 7
East Sussex +12 35 £42,500 +88.88% 4
Middlesex -16 8 £32,500 -20.73% 1
Sussex +3 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2204 (100.00%) Windows
2 1240 (56.26%) Active Directory
3 1211 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 1120 (50.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1109 (50.32%) VMware
6 990 (44.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 790 (35.84%) MS Exchange
8 767 (34.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 614 (27.86%) SQL
10 585 (26.54%) MS Excel
11 584 (26.50%) Citrix
11 584 (26.50%) Windows 7
12 559 (25.36%) Firewall
13 536 (24.32%) SQL Server
14 534 (24.23%) DNS
15 475 (21.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 462 (20.96%) Exchange Server 2010
17 441 (20.01%) TCP/IP
18 416 (18.87%) ITIL
19 401 (18.19%) Cisco
20 393 (17.83%) MS Office
21 391 (17.74%) Hyper-V
22 376 (17.06%) SAN
23 365 (16.56%) MCSE
24 364 (16.52%) Linux
25 348 (15.79%) Windows XP
26 340 (15.43%) DHCP
27 316 (14.34%) Security Cleared
28 311 (14.11%) HP
29 310 (14.07%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 790 (35.84%) MS Exchange
2 462 (20.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 303 (13.75%) IIS
4 291 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 243 (11.03%) SharePoint
6 242 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 176 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 130 (5.90%) Lync
9 82 (3.72%) Apache
10 45 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 38 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
12 37 (1.68%) WebLogic
13 34 (1.54%) Tomcat
14 29 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 27 (1.23%) WebSphere
15 27 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 26 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 25 (1.13%) JBoss
18 22 (1.00%) CMS
19 15 (0.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 585 (26.54%) MS Excel
2 393 (17.83%) MS Office
3 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.32%) MS Project
4 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.091%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.045%) FastStats
6 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.36%) SalesLogix
3 6 (0.27%) Maximo
4 4 (0.18%) GoldMine
4 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.091%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.091%) BPCS
5 2 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.091%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.045%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 107 (4.85%) Office 365
2 74 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.13%) IaaS
4 16 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.73%) SaaS
5 6 (0.27%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 559 (25.36%) Firewall
2 534 (24.23%) DNS
3 441 (20.01%) TCP/IP
4 376 (17.06%) SAN
5 340 (15.43%) DHCP
6 310 (14.07%) WAN
7 287 (13.02%) LAN
8 179 (8.12%) VPN
9 104 (4.72%) SSL
10 102 (4.63%) Wireless
10 102 (4.63%) VLAN
11 99 (4.49%) Internet
12 83 (3.77%) iSCSI
13 59 (2.68%) HTTP
14 58 (2.63%) Network Security
15 52 (2.36%) VoIP
16 48 (2.18%) NAS
17 45 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
18 41 (1.86%) SMTP
19 35 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 153 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 64 (2.90%) MySQL
5 63 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 40 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (0.86%) DB2
11 19 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (0.68%) Relational Database
13 14 (0.64%) MS Access
14 9 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.32%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (1.54%) LoadRunner
2 32 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (0.95%) Subversion
4 16 (0.73%) JIRA
5 15 (0.68%) MSI
6 14 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.54%) SilkPerformer
8 9 (0.41%) WinRunner
8 9 (0.41%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.27%) Ant
9 6 (0.27%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.18%) Selenium
10 4 (0.18%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.18%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.18%) MSTest
10 4 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.18%) Trac
General
1 223 (10.12%) Finance
2 88 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 86 (3.90%) Retail
4 31 (1.41%) Publishing
5 22 (1.00%) Marketing
6 17 (0.77%) Banking
7 16 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.50%) Legal
8 11 (0.50%) German Language
9 10 (0.45%) French Language
10 8 (0.36%) Military
10 8 (0.36%) Law
10 8 (0.36%) Back Office
11 7 (0.32%) Advertising
12 6 (0.27%) Electronics
12 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.091%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 482 (21.87%) Support Engineer
2 311 (14.11%) Analyst
3 235 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 166 (7.53%) Consultant
5 162 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 157 (7.12%) Administrator
7 147 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 139 (6.31%) IT Support
9 127 (5.76%) Developer
10 125 (5.67%) Technical Support
11 114 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 112 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
13 106 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 85 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 79 (3.58%) Technical Engineer
16 76 (3.45%) Server Engineer
17 72 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
18 67 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
19 63 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
20 62 (2.81%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (7.21%) .NET
2 116 (5.26%) HTML
3 105 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 98 (4.45%) XML
5 61 (2.77%) CSS
6 56 (2.54%) Web Services
7 42 (1.91%) jQuery
8 40 (1.81%) XSLT
9 36 (1.63%) .NET Framework
10 22 (1.00%) WCF
11 19 (0.86%) SOAP
12 17 (0.77%) Ajax
13 15 (0.68%) Middleware
13 15 (0.68%) J2EE
13 15 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (0.64%) REST
14 14 (0.64%) Application Packaging
14 14 (0.64%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 164 (7.44%) Clustering
2 156 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (4.40%) Thin Client
3 97 (4.40%) Fat Client
4 71 (3.22%) Blackberry
5 70 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.99%) Replication
7 44 (2.00%) iPhone
8 30 (1.36%) iPad
9 28 (1.27%) Open Source
10 26 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 18 (0.82%) PKI
12 17 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.68%) EqualLogic
14 14 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.59%) Derivative
15 13 (0.59%) Statistics
16 11 (0.50%) HACMP
16 11 (0.50%) CMDB
17 10 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2204 (100.00%) Windows
2 1120 (50.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 990 (44.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 584 (26.50%) Windows 7
5 364 (16.52%) Linux
6 348 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 232 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 166 (7.53%) UNIX
9 152 (6.90%) Windows Vista
10 105 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 90 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 86 (3.90%) Windows 2000
13 83 (3.77%) CentOS
14 67 (3.04%) Solaris
15 44 (2.00%) AIX
16 41 (1.86%) Android
17 33 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
17 33 (1.50%) Ubuntu
18 27 (1.23%) SUSE
19 23 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (18.87%) ITIL
2 128 (5.81%) Service Delivery
3 116 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 94 (4.26%) Change Management
5 92 (4.17%) Migration
6 90 (4.08%) Project Management
7 78 (3.54%) Mentoring
8 75 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (3.04%) Data Analysis
10 66 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 65 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 65 (2.95%) Incident Management
12 59 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
13 56 (2.54%) MVC
13 56 (2.54%) UML
14 55 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 53 (2.40%) Configuration Management
16 51 (2.31%) Software Engineering
17 50 (2.27%) CRM
18 43 (1.95%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 614 (27.86%) SQL
2 191 (8.67%) PowerShell
3 125 (5.67%) C#
4 107 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 106 (4.81%) VBScript
6 64 (2.90%) Java
7 60 (2.72%) T-SQL
8 58 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 56 (2.54%) VB
10 54 (2.45%) Perl
11 33 (1.50%) VB.NET
12 32 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 29 (1.32%) Python
13 29 (1.32%) C
14 25 (1.13%) PHP
15 24 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.82%) C++
17 5 (0.23%) VBA
17 5 (0.23%) Ruby
18 4 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 475 (21.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 365 (16.56%) MCSE
3 316 (14.34%) Security Cleared
4 254 (11.52%) SC Cleared
5 182 (8.26%) MCITP
6 168 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
7 157 (7.12%) DV Cleared
8 156 (7.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 149 (6.76%) CCNA
10 144 (6.53%) Degree
11 141 (6.40%) MCSA
12 127 (5.76%) MCP
13 114 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
14 113 (5.13%) CCA
15 70 (3.18%) MCTS
16 49 (2.22%) CCNP
16 49 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (1.45%) ISEB
17 32 (1.45%) ISTQB
18 26 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (9.03%) SLA
2 37 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 26 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.32%) QA
6 2 (0.091%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.045%) GPG13
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1240 (56.26%) Active Directory
2 767 (34.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 391 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 295 (13.38%) vSphere
5 261 (11.84%) XenApp
6 193 (8.76%) VMware ESX
7 109 (4.95%) XenDesktop
8 87 (3.95%) Terminal Services
9 72 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
10 60 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (1.59%) XenServer
12 30 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 27 (1.23%) ISA Server
14 24 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
15 22 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
16 21 (0.95%) VMware Server
17 20 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 19 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
19 18 (0.82%) Terminal Server
20 17 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 269 (12.21%) SCCM
2 155 (7.03%) SCOM
3 106 (4.81%) Backup Exec
4 84 (3.81%) WSUS
5 80 (3.63%) NetBackup
6 57 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 50 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 49 (2.22%) SCVMM
9 44 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 40 (1.81%) Nagios
10 40 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 35 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
12 30 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
13 28 (1.27%) Tivoli
14 26 (1.18%) Windows Intune
15 25 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
16 24 (1.09%) EdgeSight
17 22 (1.00%) Data Guard
18 17 (0.77%) HP SIM
18 17 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1211 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 1109 (50.32%) VMware
3 584 (26.50%) Citrix
4 401 (18.19%) Cisco
5 311 (14.11%) HP
6 239 (10.84%) Oracle
7 178 (8.08%) Symantec
8 157 (7.12%) Red Hat
9 119 (5.40%) Dell
10 92 (4.17%) EMC
11 84 (3.81%) IBM
12 81 (3.68%) Juniper
13 70 (3.18%) NetApp
14 61 (2.77%) Apple
15 56 (2.54%) Fujitsu
16 52 (2.36%) Veeam
17 51 (2.31%) McAfee
18 49 (2.22%) CheckPoint
19 45 (2.04%) SonicWALL
20 44 (2.00%) Avaya
Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,500 to £13,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £57000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27790.00 - £30800.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35575 - £40800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250 - £30800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago