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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 93 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 180 287 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 4.82% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.68% 16.30% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 161 274 212
Median salary £33,000 £32,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £49,700
UK excluding London median 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
1541 1761 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.25% 29.55% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1534 1447
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,527 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -5 48 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -2 45 £42,500 +14.86% 6
Bristol -31 24 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Dorset -20 22 £19,000 -33.33% 4
Cornwall -9 15 £24,500 +16.66% 5
Somerset -32 13 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Devon -5 12 £27,500 +8.26%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 331 (100.00%) Windows
2 268 (80.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 216 (65.26%) Windows Server
4 189 (57.10%) Active Directory
5 183 (55.29%) Microsoft
6 171 (51.66%) VMware
7 170 (51.36%) MS Exchange
8 133 (40.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 125 (37.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 124 (37.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 116 (35.05%) Windows 7
12 92 (27.79%) Cisco
13 87 (26.28%) SQL Server
14 86 (25.98%) Firewall
15 85 (25.68%) MS Excel
16 82 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2013
17 80 (24.17%) DNS
18 78 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
19 77 (23.26%) Security Cleared
20 75 (22.66%) HP
20 75 (22.66%) WAN
20 75 (22.66%) Linux
21 70 (21.15%) DHCP
22 66 (19.94%) Hyper-V
23 64 (19.34%) VPN
24 63 (19.03%) TCP/IP
25 62 (18.73%) ITIL
26 60 (18.13%) SAN
27 59 (17.82%) PowerShell
28 56 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 170 (51.36%) MS Exchange
2 124 (37.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 43 (12.99%) IIS
6 24 (7.25%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.23%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (1.21%) Apache
10 4 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.91%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.30%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.69%) Office 365
2 6 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.91%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (25.98%) Firewall
2 80 (24.17%) DNS
3 75 (22.66%) WAN
4 70 (21.15%) DHCP
5 64 (19.34%) VPN
6 63 (19.03%) TCP/IP
7 60 (18.13%) SAN
8 55 (16.62%) LAN
9 35 (10.57%) VoIP
10 20 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (6.04%) MPLS
10 20 (6.04%) VLAN
11 19 (5.74%) Ethernet
11 19 (5.74%) Internet
12 16 (4.83%) DSL
12 16 (4.83%) NAS
12 16 (4.83%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (4.83%) SSL
13 14 (4.23%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (3.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.11%) MySQL
7 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) OLTP
10 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) ClearCase
1 4 (1.21%) CppUnit
1 4 (1.21%) JIRA
1 4 (1.21%) MSTest
2 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (3.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.72%) Advertising
3 8 (2.42%) Finance
3 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.51%) Back Office
5 4 (1.21%) Legal
6 3 (0.91%) Law
7 2 (0.60%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (28.10%) Support Engineer
2 56 (16.92%) IT Support
3 51 (15.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (14.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 41 (12.39%) IT Engineer
6 38 (11.48%) Analyst
7 36 (10.88%) Systems Engineer
7 36 (10.88%) Windows Engineer
8 34 (10.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 31 (9.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 28 (8.46%) Server Engineer
11 27 (8.16%) Desktop Support
12 26 (7.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 26 (7.85%) Windows Server Engineer
13 23 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (6.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 21 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 21 (6.34%) Support Analyst
15 20 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (5.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.83%) Web Services
2 14 (4.23%) .NET
3 10 (3.02%) .NET Framework
3 10 (3.02%) Middleware
4 6 (1.81%) HTML
4 6 (1.81%) XML
5 4 (1.21%) LAMP
5 4 (1.21%) RESTful
5 4 (1.21%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.60%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.30%) COM
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.08%) Driving Licence
2 37 (11.18%) Clustering
3 25 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.34%) Replication
5 13 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.63%) N-Tier
7 11 (3.32%) Cybercrime
8 10 (3.02%) iPad
9 5 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.51%) EPoS
10 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.60%) Handset
11 2 (0.60%) iPhone
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 331 (100.00%) Windows
2 268 (80.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 216 (65.26%) Windows Server
4 125 (37.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 116 (35.05%) Windows 7
6 75 (22.66%) Linux
7 54 (16.31%) Windows 8
8 48 (14.50%) Windows XP
9 44 (13.29%) Windows 10
10 25 (7.55%) Unix
11 22 (6.65%) CentOS
12 20 (6.04%) Windows Vista
13 17 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (3.32%) Mac OS X
15 9 (2.72%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.21%) Mac OS
17 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.91%) Debian
19 2 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.73%) ITIL
2 31 (9.37%) Service Delivery
3 29 (8.76%) High Availability
4 25 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (6.95%) Migration
5 23 (6.95%) Problem Management
6 18 (5.44%) Load Balancing
6 18 (5.44%) Project Management
7 17 (5.14%) Patch Management
7 17 (5.14%) Service Management
8 16 (4.83%) Server Building
9 15 (4.53%) Change Control
9 15 (4.53%) PRINCE2
10 14 (4.23%) DevOps
11 13 (3.93%) Information Security
12 12 (3.63%) Integration Testing
13 11 (3.32%) Data Protection
14 10 (3.02%) Application Packaging
14 10 (3.02%) Infrastructure Management
14 10 (3.02%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.82%) PowerShell
2 51 (15.41%) SQL
3 9 (2.72%) C#
4 7 (2.11%) C
4 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.11%) VBScript
5 5 (1.51%) C++
5 5 (1.51%) Python
5 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.21%) Perl
6 4 (1.21%) VB
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (23.26%) Security Cleared
3 56 (16.92%) MCSE
4 54 (16.31%) SC Cleared
5 42 (12.69%) CCNA
5 42 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (10.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (10.57%) DV Cleared
8 28 (8.46%) MCSA
9 23 (6.95%) MCITP
9 23 (6.95%) MCP
10 18 (5.44%) A+ Certification
11 17 (5.14%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (4.23%) CCIE
12 14 (4.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.11%) DBS Check
13 7 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.81%) VCP6
15 5 (1.51%) Degree
16 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.65%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) GPG13
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 189 (57.10%) Active Directory
2 133 (40.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (19.94%) Hyper-V
4 35 (10.57%) vSphere
5 31 (9.37%) Terminal Services
6 28 (8.46%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (7.25%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.93%) XenApp
9 12 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (3.32%) Firmware
11 9 (2.72%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.91%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.60%) UAG
15 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.60%) XenServer
16 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (10.57%) SCCM
2 32 (9.67%) Backup Exec
3 27 (8.16%) SCOM
4 20 (6.04%) WSUS
5 12 (3.63%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.42%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.11%) Foglight
7 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.21%) Nagios
10 4 (1.21%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.91%) Grafana
11 3 (0.91%) Graphite
11 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.91%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.30%) QRadar
12 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 183 (55.29%) Microsoft
2 171 (51.66%) VMware
3 92 (27.79%) Cisco
4 75 (22.66%) HP
5 51 (15.41%) Citrix
6 38 (11.48%) WatchGuard
7 34 (10.27%) Dell
7 34 (10.27%) Veeam
8 29 (8.76%) Red Hat
9 26 (7.85%) Juniper
9 26 (7.85%) Symantec
10 21 (6.34%) Veritas
11 17 (5.14%) Draytek
11 17 (5.14%) NetApp
12 15 (4.53%) ProCurve
13 14 (4.23%) SonicWALL
13 14 (4.23%) ZyXEL
14 13 (3.93%) CommVault
15 12 (3.63%) Apple
16 11 (3.32%) EMC
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Nailsea, Somerset
Additional Resources Ltd
Salary: car allowance + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £19k - 29k per year
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Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
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St. Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
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St. Ives
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Bournemouth
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