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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 67 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 230 236 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.01% 3.93% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.00% 14.78% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 200 211 158
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £19,490
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1769 1597 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.85% 26.62% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1403 1308
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Dorset +25 60 £28,500 -18.57% 4
Wiltshire -14 47 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Gloucestershire -5 43 £32,500 - 5
Bristol -7 39 £37,500 -3.84% 6
Somerset +1 18 £41,750 +34.67% 2
Devon +4 12 £26,250 +16.66% 1
Cornwall -6 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 537 (100.00%) Windows
2 384 (71.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 346 (64.43%) Windows Server
4 294 (54.75%) Active Directory
5 275 (51.21%) Microsoft
6 240 (44.69%) MS Exchange
7 239 (44.51%) VMware
8 189 (35.20%) Windows 7
9 177 (32.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 166 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 150 (27.93%) Citrix
12 147 (27.37%) Firewall
13 136 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 125 (23.28%) SQL
15 119 (22.16%) SQL Server
16 115 (21.42%) ITIL
17 108 (20.11%) MS Excel
18 101 (18.81%) DNS
19 95 (17.69%) XenApp
20 94 (17.50%) MS Office
21 89 (16.57%) DHCP
22 87 (16.20%) Linux
23 82 (15.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 81 (15.08%) LAN
25 73 (13.59%) VPN
26 72 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
27 71 (13.22%) IIS
27 71 (13.22%) Security Cleared
27 71 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2007
28 69 (12.85%) Skype for Business

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 240 (44.69%) MS Exchange
2 166 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 71 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 71 (13.22%) IIS
5 69 (12.85%) Skype for Business
6 33 (6.15%) SharePoint
7 27 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (4.28%) Apache
9 14 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2000
10 11 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.30%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.12%) CMS
14 5 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.74%) nginx
16 2 (0.37%) JBoss
16 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 108 (20.11%) MS Excel
2 94 (17.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) HipChat
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.56%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.23%) Office 365
3 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.56%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 147 (27.37%) Firewall
2 101 (18.81%) DNS
3 89 (16.57%) DHCP
4 81 (15.08%) LAN
5 73 (13.59%) VPN
6 68 (12.66%) VLAN
7 64 (11.92%) TCP/IP
8 57 (10.61%) SAN
9 53 (9.87%) Internet
9 53 (9.87%) WAN
10 40 (7.45%) IPsec
11 21 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.23%) Network Security
12 12 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (1.86%) VoIP
14 8 (1.49%) BGP
14 8 (1.49%) OSPF
15 7 (1.30%) HTTP
15 7 (1.30%) NAS
15 7 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.61%) MySQL
6 13 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.93%) Yeoman
3 4 (0.74%) JIRA
4 3 (0.56%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.56%) MSI
4 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 67 (12.48%) Finance
2 22 (4.10%) Advertising
2 22 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.35%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.42%) Banking
5 12 (2.23%) Marketing
6 11 (2.05%) Electronics
7 10 (1.86%) Law
8 8 (1.49%) Legal
9 5 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (21.23%) IT Support
2 109 (20.30%) Support Engineer
3 75 (13.97%) IT Engineer
4 71 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (10.24%) Analyst
6 52 (9.68%) Administrator
7 45 (8.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 45 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
8 37 (6.89%) Support Technician
9 34 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (6.15%) IT Technician
10 33 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
11 32 (5.96%) Support Analyst
12 29 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support
12 29 (5.40%) Applications Support
12 29 (5.40%) Team Leader
13 23 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 22 (4.10%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.89%) Web Services
2 23 (4.28%) .NET
3 13 (2.42%) LAMP
4 8 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (1.30%) XML
6 5 (0.93%) Middleware
7 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.74%) HTML
8 3 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.37%) COM
9 2 (0.37%) RESTful
9 2 (0.37%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.37%) SOAP
9 2 (0.37%) WCF
9 2 (0.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.48%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.28%) Clustering
3 19 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.17%) EqualLogic
4 17 (3.17%) iPad
5 14 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.49%) EPoS
8 8 (1.49%) PKI
8 8 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.30%) iPhone
10 6 (1.12%) CMDB
11 5 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.93%) User Experience
12 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 537 (100.00%) Windows
2 384 (71.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 346 (64.43%) Windows Server
4 189 (35.20%) Windows 7
5 136 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 87 (16.20%) Linux
7 64 (11.92%) Windows 8
8 43 (8.01%) Mac OS
9 36 (6.70%) Unix
9 36 (6.70%) Windows 10
10 32 (5.96%) Windows XP
11 21 (3.91%) CentOS
12 19 (3.54%) Windows 2000
13 15 (2.79%) Windows Vista
14 14 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (2.05%) Apple iOS
15 11 (2.05%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (1.30%) Debian
18 5 (0.93%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.42%) ITIL
2 45 (8.38%) Migration
3 43 (8.01%) Mentoring
4 31 (5.77%) Project Management
5 29 (5.40%) Data Protection
6 26 (4.84%) DevOps
6 26 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (3.91%) Incident Management
8 20 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (3.54%) Asset Management
9 19 (3.54%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (3.54%) ERP
10 18 (3.35%) Presales
11 17 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (3.17%) Problem Management
12 14 (2.61%) Regression Testing
12 14 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (2.61%) Time Management
13 13 (2.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.28%) SQL
2 54 (10.06%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.35%) Java
3 18 (3.35%) Perl
3 18 (3.35%) Python
4 15 (2.79%) C#
5 10 (1.86%) C
6 7 (1.30%) PHP
6 7 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.93%) Ruby
8 5 (0.93%) VBScript
9 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (15.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (13.22%) Security Cleared
3 60 (11.17%) MCSE
4 35 (6.52%) Degree
5 33 (6.15%) MCSA
6 29 (5.40%) DV Cleared
6 29 (5.40%) SC Cleared
7 27 (5.03%) MCP
7 27 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (2.79%) CCA
9 15 (2.79%) CCEA
9 15 (2.79%) CCEE
10 14 (2.61%) MCSD
11 8 (1.49%) CCNA
11 8 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.30%) MCDST
12 7 (1.30%) MCITP
13 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.08%) SLA
2 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.93%) GPG13
4 3 (0.56%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 294 (54.75%) Active Directory
2 177 (32.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (17.69%) XenApp
4 65 (12.10%) Hyper-V
5 37 (6.89%) vSphere
6 28 (5.21%) VMware ESX
7 16 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.23%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.05%) DFS Replication
10 11 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.49%) Xen
12 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.56%) Dovecot
13 3 (0.56%) Postfix
14 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.37%) KVM
14 2 (0.37%) UAG
14 2 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (12.66%) SCCM
2 45 (8.38%) SCOM
3 33 (6.15%) WSUS
4 30 (5.59%) McAfee ePO
5 20 (3.72%) NetBackup
6 19 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (2.98%) Backup Exec
7 16 (2.98%) Nagios
8 14 (2.61%) SCDPM
9 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 13 (2.42%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.86%) Foglight
11 8 (1.49%) HP SIM
12 7 (1.30%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.12%) SCSM
14 5 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.93%) QRadar
14 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
14 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 5 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 275 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 239 (44.51%) VMware
3 150 (27.93%) Citrix
4 48 (8.94%) Cisco
5 46 (8.57%) HP
6 42 (7.82%) Intel Security
7 33 (6.15%) EMC
8 32 (5.96%) Dell
9 30 (5.59%) NetApp
10 27 (5.03%) Symantec
11 25 (4.66%) Red Hat
12 21 (3.91%) AppSense
13 20 (3.72%) Oracle
14 15 (2.79%) Veeam
15 14 (2.61%) Apple
15 14 (2.61%) Dell KACE
16 13 (2.42%) SAP
17 10 (1.86%) Fortinet
17 10 (1.86%) Kaseya
17 10 (1.86%) Kaspersky
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Market rate DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bideford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Neptune
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago