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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 254 246 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.25% 4.08% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.49% 14.62% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 238 222 128
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,800 £45,500
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
1753 1683 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.33% 27.89% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1504 1441 1250
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 £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Wiltshire -5 55 £35,000 +27.27% 11
Dorset +16 49 £28,250 -5.83% 11
Bristol -9 48 £34,500 - 18
Gloucestershire -11 47 £33,500 -5.63% 7
Somerset +4 26 £27,500 -5.17% 12
Devon 0 19 £25,400 +23.90% 7
Cornwall -3 11 £21,000 -16.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 386 (67.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 305 (53.32%) Microsoft
4 282 (49.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 269 (47.03%) Active Directory
6 248 (43.36%) VMware
7 237 (41.43%) MS Exchange
8 156 (27.27%) Firewall
9 154 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 145 (25.35%) DNS
11 142 (24.83%) Windows 7
12 140 (24.48%) MS Excel
13 134 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 127 (22.20%) Citrix
15 126 (22.03%) SQL Server
16 123 (21.50%) DHCP
17 116 (20.28%) TCP/IP
17 116 (20.28%) ITIL
18 107 (18.71%) LAN
19 104 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 103 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2013
21 101 (17.66%) SCCM
22 97 (16.96%) WAN
23 94 (16.43%) IIS
24 91 (15.91%) SAN
24 91 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
25 89 (15.56%) SQL
26 83 (14.51%) Finance
27 81 (14.16%) MS Office
28 76 (13.29%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 237 (41.43%) MS Exchange
2 154 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 94 (16.43%) IIS
5 91 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 48 (8.39%) Lync
7 43 (7.52%) SharePoint
8 25 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (2.10%) Apache
11 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.40%) WorkSite
11 8 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.52%) CMS
14 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.52%) SAS
15 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 140 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 81 (14.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) HipChat
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.35%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.67%) Office 365
2 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 156 (27.27%) Firewall
2 145 (25.35%) DNS
3 123 (21.50%) DHCP
4 116 (20.28%) TCP/IP
5 107 (18.71%) LAN
6 97 (16.96%) WAN
7 91 (15.91%) SAN
8 51 (8.92%) VPN
9 47 (8.22%) Internet
10 35 (6.12%) WLAN
11 32 (5.59%) VLAN
12 31 (5.42%) MPLS
13 22 (3.85%) ADSL
14 21 (3.67%) Wireless
15 18 (3.15%) VoIP
16 12 (2.10%) NAS
17 11 (1.92%) SMTP
18 10 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (1.75%) Unified Communications
18 10 (1.75%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.87%) MySQL
6 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.05%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 83 (14.51%) Finance
2 26 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.02%) Marketing
4 18 (3.15%) Advertising
5 17 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.97%) Law
6 13 (2.27%) Back Office
7 12 (2.10%) Legal
8 5 (0.87%) Electronics
8 5 (0.87%) Games
9 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.35%) Military
10 2 (0.35%) Banking
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 153 (26.75%) Support Engineer
2 81 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (11.01%) 2nd Line Support
3 63 (11.01%) IT Support
4 53 (9.27%) Analyst
5 52 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 46 (8.04%) Consultant
7 44 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 42 (7.34%) Administrator
9 41 (7.17%) Support Analyst
10 35 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (5.24%) IT Support Engineer
11 30 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 27 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (4.55%) Team Leader
13 26 (4.55%) Technical Support
14 25 (4.37%) Network Engineer
14 25 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Technician
16 22 (3.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.07%) Web Services
2 22 (3.85%) .NET
3 18 (3.15%) XML
4 12 (2.10%) COM
5 8 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (0.87%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.52%) CSS
7 3 (0.52%) Middleware
8 2 (0.35%) WCF
8 2 (0.35%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.35%) HTML
9 1 (0.17%) REST
9 1 (0.17%) WPF
9 1 (0.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.47%) Clustering
2 28 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.10%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.10%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.75%) Statistics
7 10 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.40%) PKI
8 8 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.05%) AS400
10 6 (1.05%) iSeries
11 5 (0.87%) LPAR
11 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.87%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 386 (67.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 282 (49.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 142 (24.83%) Windows 7
5 67 (11.71%) Linux
6 58 (10.14%) Windows Vista
7 55 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 49 (8.57%) Windows XP
9 32 (5.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 23 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.15%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.75%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.57%) UNIX
14 5 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.70%) CentOS
16 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.17%) AIX
17 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (20.28%) ITIL
2 45 (7.87%) Project Management
2 45 (7.87%) Service Delivery
3 41 (7.17%) Migration
4 21 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (3.32%) Workflow
5 19 (3.32%) Configuration Management
6 18 (3.15%) Data Protection
6 18 (3.15%) Problem Management
6 18 (3.15%) Software Deployment
6 18 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (3.15%) Line Management
7 17 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (2.45%) Change Management
10 13 (2.27%) Document Management
11 12 (2.10%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (2.10%) Mentoring
12 11 (1.92%) Change Control
13 10 (1.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.56%) SQL
2 41 (7.17%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.20%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.57%) Java
5 8 (1.40%) Python
6 7 (1.22%) Perl
7 6 (1.05%) C#
7 6 (1.05%) C++
8 5 (0.87%) COBOL
8 5 (0.87%) PHP
9 4 (0.70%) C
9 4 (0.70%) R
10 3 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.52%) VBScript
11 2 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (12.59%) MCSE
3 70 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 53 (9.27%) MCSA
5 47 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 45 (7.87%) Citrix Certification
7 43 (7.52%) CCA
8 29 (5.07%) MCP
9 27 (4.72%) CCEA
9 27 (4.72%) CCEE
10 25 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (4.20%) CCNA
12 23 (4.02%) SC Cleared
13 22 (3.85%) DV Cleared
13 22 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
13 22 (3.85%) A+ Certification
13 22 (3.85%) Degree
14 18 (3.15%) MCITP
15 15 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.71%) SLA
2 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 269 (47.03%) Active Directory
2 134 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (13.29%) Hyper-V
4 63 (11.01%) XenApp
5 39 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 34 (5.94%) vSphere
7 17 (2.97%) XenServer
8 16 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.10%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.57%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.87%) KVM
12 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.70%) Xen
12 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 101 (17.66%) SCCM
2 70 (12.24%) SCOM
3 27 (4.72%) NetBackup
4 22 (3.85%) HP SIM
5 21 (3.67%) Backup Exec
6 19 (3.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
8 13 (2.27%) WSUS
9 12 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (1.57%) Nagios
10 9 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.05%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.87%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Intune
14 2 (0.35%) SCSM
14 2 (0.35%) vMotion
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
15 1 (0.17%) NetVault Backup
15 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 305 (53.32%) Microsoft
2 248 (43.36%) VMware
3 127 (22.20%) Citrix
4 72 (12.59%) Cisco
5 59 (10.31%) HP
6 43 (7.52%) Symantec
7 41 (7.17%) EMC
8 27 (4.72%) AppSense
9 21 (3.67%) Dell
10 19 (3.32%) Oracle
11 17 (2.97%) IBM
11 17 (2.97%) Avaya
12 16 (2.80%) Juniper
13 13 (2.27%) MobileIron
14 11 (1.92%) SonicWALL
14 11 (1.92%) Veeam
14 11 (1.92%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.57%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.57%) SAP
15 9 (1.57%) Bomgar
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Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
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Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benfits & training
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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Webrecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
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Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum + Company Vehicle
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £22-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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