The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 66 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 251 191 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.12% 3.72% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.79% 12.98% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 225 145 260
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,440 £20,980 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1697 1472 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.88% 28.64% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1290 1582
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Wiltshire +18 58 £26,250 -31.81% 6
Bristol -15 53 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Gloucestershire +20 52 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Dorset -12 38 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Somerset -9 23 £29,000 -10.76% 12
Devon -7 14 £20,500 -30.50% 1
Cornwall - 6 £25,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Windows
2 298 (62.21%) Microsoft
3 243 (50.73%) Active Directory
4 230 (48.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 228 (47.60%) VMware
6 207 (43.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 182 (38.00%) MS Exchange
7 182 (38.00%) MS Excel
8 177 (36.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 173 (36.12%) Firewall
10 170 (35.49%) SQL Server
11 117 (24.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 116 (24.22%) SQL
13 110 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 104 (21.71%) Windows 7
15 102 (21.29%) DNS
16 98 (20.46%) IIS
17 97 (20.25%) Citrix
18 96 (20.04%) Windows XP
19 95 (19.83%) TCP/IP
20 84 (17.54%) MS Office
21 81 (16.91%) DHCP
21 81 (16.91%) SAN
22 78 (16.28%) MCSE
23 76 (15.87%) LAN
24 72 (15.03%) Linux
24 72 (15.03%) Finance
25 71 (14.82%) VPN
26 68 (14.20%) Cisco
26 68 (14.20%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 182 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 117 (24.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (20.46%) IIS
4 58 (12.11%) SharePoint
5 48 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (5.85%) Lync
9 15 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2000
10 13 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
15 2 (0.42%) Apache
16 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 182 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 84 (17.54%) MS Office
3 17 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.42%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.80%) Office 365
2 6 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 173 (36.12%) Firewall
2 102 (21.29%) DNS
3 95 (19.83%) TCP/IP
4 81 (16.91%) SAN
4 81 (16.91%) DHCP
5 76 (15.87%) LAN
6 71 (14.82%) VPN
7 57 (11.90%) WAN
8 46 (9.60%) Internet
9 40 (8.35%) SMTP
10 28 (5.85%) FTP
10 28 (5.85%) Network Security
11 22 (4.59%) NAS
12 20 (4.18%) VLAN
13 19 (3.97%) HTTP
14 13 (2.71%) VoIP
14 13 (2.71%) IPsec
15 11 (2.30%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (35.49%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.89%) MySQL
4 28 (5.85%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.67%) Big Data
9 5 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.04%) Ingres
9 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) DB2
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (15.03%) Finance
2 36 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.51%) Back Office
4 6 (1.25%) French Language
4 6 (1.25%) German Language
4 6 (1.25%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.25%) Spanish Language
5 4 (0.84%) Retail
6 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.63%) Local Government
6 3 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Marketing
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.42%) Automotive
7 2 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (19.00%) Support Engineer
2 70 (14.61%) Analyst
3 69 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (9.39%) Support Analyst
5 44 (9.19%) Consultant
5 44 (9.19%) IT Support
6 33 (6.89%) Administrator
7 31 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (6.26%) Help Desk Support
8 30 (6.26%) Technical Support
8 30 (6.26%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (5.64%) Developer
9 27 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (5.64%) .NET Developer
10 25 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (5.22%) Help Desk Engineer
10 25 (5.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 24 (5.01%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 23 (4.80%) Systems Support
13 21 (4.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.32%) XML
2 51 (10.65%) HTML
3 32 (6.68%) .NET
4 27 (5.64%) ASP.NET
5 26 (5.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 22 (4.59%) CSS
7 9 (1.88%) Web Services
8 7 (1.46%) Application Packaging
9 6 (1.25%) Silverlight
9 6 (1.25%) LAMP
10 5 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.63%) COM
12 1 (0.21%) J2EE
12 1 (0.21%) XSLT
12 1 (0.21%) Flash
12 1 (0.21%) Middleware
12 1 (0.21%) JSON
12 1 (0.21%) jQuery
12 1 (0.21%) Ajax
12 1 (0.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.38%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.97%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.76%) Thin Client
3 18 (3.76%) Blackberry
3 18 (3.76%) Clustering
3 18 (3.76%) Fat Client
4 17 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.88%) AS400
8 7 (1.46%) Firmware
8 7 (1.46%) LPAR
8 7 (1.46%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.46%) iPad
9 5 (1.04%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.84%) iSeries
10 4 (0.84%) Kindle
10 4 (0.84%) Replication
11 3 (0.63%) EPoS
12 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 479 (100.00%) Windows
2 230 (48.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 207 (43.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (21.71%) Windows 7
5 96 (20.04%) Windows XP
6 72 (15.03%) Linux
7 68 (14.20%) Windows 8
8 64 (13.36%) Windows Vista
9 31 (6.47%) UNIX
10 28 (5.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 16 (3.34%) Windows 2000
12 14 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.71%) AIX
14 9 (1.88%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.25%) CentOS
16 5 (1.04%) Solaris
17 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.21%) Android
19 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.99%) ITIL
2 34 (7.10%) Service Delivery
3 30 (6.26%) Service Management
4 24 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (4.59%) Configuration Management
5 22 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (4.59%) Migration
6 21 (4.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 20 (4.18%) Problem Management
8 18 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (3.13%) Change Control
10 14 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (2.71%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (2.71%) Risk Management
11 13 (2.71%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (2.51%) Project Management
12 12 (2.51%) Data Protection
13 11 (2.30%) Software Deployment
13 11 (2.30%) Identity Management
13 11 (2.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.22%) SQL
2 37 (7.72%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.05%) C#
4 23 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.38%) XPath
5 21 (4.38%) XQuery
6 11 (2.30%) Java
7 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.88%) VBScript
8 8 (1.67%) PHP
9 7 (1.46%) VB
9 7 (1.46%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.04%) Perl
11 4 (0.84%) COBOL
11 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (16.28%) MCSE
3 62 (12.94%) Degree
4 38 (7.93%) MCITP
5 36 (7.52%) MCSA
6 30 (6.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (6.05%) Security Cleared
8 27 (5.64%) MCP
9 24 (5.01%) CCNA
9 24 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (4.59%) SC Cleared
11 19 (3.97%) CCA
11 19 (3.97%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.71%) A+ Certification
12 13 (2.71%) MCTS
13 9 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.67%) HND
15 5 (1.04%) CCNP
15 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.60%) SLA
2 6 (1.25%) QA
3 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 243 (50.73%) Active Directory
2 177 (36.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.48%) vSphere
4 53 (11.06%) VMware ESX
5 26 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.43%) XenApp
6 22 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (3.76%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.46%) Terminal Server
8 7 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.04%) Xen
9 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.84%) Squid
10 4 (0.84%) qmail
10 4 (0.84%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.42%) NFS
12 2 (0.42%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 53 (11.06%) Backup Exec
2 36 (7.52%) SCCM
3 27 (5.64%) WSUS
4 21 (4.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (4.18%) Nagios
6 18 (3.76%) SCOM
7 16 (3.34%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (2.71%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.09%) ARCserve
10 9 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.67%) logstash
12 3 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.42%) Nessus
13 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.42%) MOM
13 2 (0.42%) Hyperic
14 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
14 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 298 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 228 (47.60%) VMware
3 97 (20.25%) Citrix
4 68 (14.20%) Cisco
5 39 (8.14%) HP
6 30 (6.26%) IBM
7 22 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.97%) Dell
9 17 (3.55%) Oracle
10 16 (3.34%) CommVault
10 16 (3.34%) Symantec
10 16 (3.34%) McAfee
11 14 (2.92%) Apple
11 14 (2.92%) EMC
12 12 (2.51%) Bomgar
13 11 (2.30%) Veeam
13 11 (2.30%) WatchGuard
13 11 (2.30%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.09%) Juniper
15 9 (1.88%) Sophos
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