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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 105 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 156 284 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.80% 4.67% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.47% 15.64% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 146 221 183
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,400 £46,500
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
1490 1816 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.74% 29.85% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1479 1356
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £54,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Bristol +2 35 £40,000 +30.08% 12
Gloucestershire -35 35 £39,000 +30.00% 4
Cornwall -2 30 £32,500 +54.76% 2
Wiltshire -30 23 £37,960 +5.97% 6
Devon +8 13 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Dorset -16 12 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Somerset -28 8 £26,000 -27.77% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 390 (100.00%) Windows
2 279 (71.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 244 (62.56%) Windows Server
4 221 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 216 (55.38%) Microsoft
6 212 (54.36%) VMware
7 187 (47.95%) MS Exchange
8 177 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 153 (39.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 133 (34.10%) Windows 7
11 132 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 128 (32.82%) Firewall
13 117 (30.00%) Citrix
14 116 (29.74%) SQL Server
15 114 (29.23%) SQL
16 100 (25.64%) ITIL
17 96 (24.62%) MS Excel
18 86 (22.05%) DNS
19 83 (21.28%) TCP/IP
20 81 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
21 79 (20.26%) Cisco
22 78 (20.00%) Linux
23 76 (19.49%) HP
23 76 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2013
24 72 (18.46%) XenApp
25 69 (17.69%) DHCP
26 68 (17.44%) SAN
27 65 (16.67%) Windows 8
28 64 (16.41%) Security Cleared
29 62 (15.90%) 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
1 187 (47.95%) MS Exchange
2 153 (39.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 62 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (13.59%) IIS
6 49 (12.56%) SharePoint
7 44 (11.28%) Skype for Business
8 35 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2000
10 15 (3.85%) Apache
11 14 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (2.82%) WebSphere
13 9 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.77%) CMS
17 3 (0.77%) nginx
18 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 96 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 56 (14.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (4.87%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.77%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.08%) Office 365
3 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 128 (32.82%) Firewall
2 86 (22.05%) DNS
3 83 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 69 (17.69%) DHCP
5 68 (17.44%) SAN
6 59 (15.13%) WAN
7 56 (14.36%) VPN
8 54 (13.85%) LAN
9 50 (12.82%) VLAN
10 42 (10.77%) Internet
11 19 (4.87%) IPsec
12 17 (4.36%) VoIP
13 12 (3.08%) ADSL
14 11 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (2.31%) NAS
15 9 (2.31%) Wireless
16 8 (2.05%) BGP
16 8 (2.05%) Network Security
16 8 (2.05%) OSPF
17 7 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.59%) MySQL
5 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.03%) MSI
4 3 (0.77%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.77%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.51%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.51%) MSTest
6 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 52 (13.33%) Finance
2 22 (5.64%) Advertising
3 15 (3.85%) Banking
3 15 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.79%) Electronics
6 5 (1.28%) Back Office
7 4 (1.03%) Law
7 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Marketing
7 4 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (18.97%) Support Engineer
2 68 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 68 (17.44%) IT Support
3 47 (12.05%) IT Engineer
4 45 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 45 (11.54%) Analyst
4 45 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (8.21%) Administrator
6 27 (6.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 26 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 26 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 25 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 23 (5.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (5.38%) IT Manager
11 20 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 20 (5.13%) Team Leader
11 20 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
12 19 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (4.87%) Applications Support
13 17 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.69%) Web Services
2 14 (3.59%) LAMP
3 12 (3.08%) .NET
4 11 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.28%) XML
6 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.51%) HTML
7 2 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.51%) Middleware
7 2 (0.51%) RESTful
7 2 (0.51%) WPF
8 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.46%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.21%) EqualLogic
3 31 (7.95%) Clustering
4 23 (5.90%) Driving Licence
5 19 (4.87%) EPoS
5 19 (4.87%) iPad
6 18 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (4.36%) Blackberry
8 12 (3.08%) PKI
9 10 (2.56%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.54%) iPhone
12 4 (1.03%) CMDB
12 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.03%) SCADA
13 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 390 (100.00%) Windows
2 279 (71.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 244 (62.56%) Windows Server
4 133 (34.10%) Windows 7
5 132 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (20.00%) Linux
7 65 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 48 (12.31%) Windows 10
9 34 (8.72%) Unix
10 28 (7.18%) Windows Vista
10 28 (7.18%) Windows XP
11 25 (6.41%) Windows 2000
12 22 (5.64%) Mac OS
13 17 (4.36%) CentOS
14 11 (2.82%) Mac OS X
15 10 (2.56%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.79%) FreeNAS
17 6 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.54%) Solaris
17 6 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.64%) ITIL
2 35 (8.97%) Mentoring
3 33 (8.46%) Migration
4 32 (8.21%) Project Management
5 31 (7.95%) Time Management
6 26 (6.67%) ERP
7 19 (4.87%) Database Tuning
8 18 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (4.62%) Problem Management
9 17 (4.36%) Identity Management
10 16 (4.10%) PRINCE2
11 15 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (3.59%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.08%) Business Transformation
13 12 (3.08%) Service Management
14 11 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (2.82%) DevOps
14 11 (2.82%) ITIL V3
14 11 (2.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 114 (29.23%) SQL
2 42 (10.77%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.62%) C
4 16 (4.10%) Java
5 13 (3.33%) Perl
5 13 (3.33%) Python
6 9 (2.31%) C#
7 5 (1.28%) C++
8 3 (0.77%) PHP
9 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) VB
9 2 (0.51%) VC++
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (16.41%) Security Cleared
3 51 (13.08%) MCSE
4 47 (12.05%) SC Cleared
5 34 (8.72%) Degree
6 31 (7.95%) MCSA
7 24 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (4.36%) A+ Certification
8 17 (4.36%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (3.33%) MCP
10 12 (3.08%) MCITP
11 11 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.82%) MCSD
12 10 (2.56%) CCNA
12 10 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.31%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.05%) HND
15 7 (1.79%) MCDST
16 5 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.64%) SLA
2 6 (1.54%) GPG13
3 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 221 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 177 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (18.46%) XenApp
4 60 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 57 (14.62%) vSphere
6 24 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (5.64%) XenDesktop
8 21 (5.38%) VMware ESX
9 12 (3.08%) vCloud
10 8 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.28%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.03%) UAG
14 2 (0.51%) Dovecot
14 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.51%) Postfix
15 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (14.10%) SCCM
2 51 (13.08%) SCOM
3 30 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 24 (6.15%) Foglight
5 22 (5.64%) NetBackup
6 21 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 20 (5.13%) Backup Exec
8 19 (4.87%) WSUS
9 9 (2.31%) Nagios
9 9 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.54%) QRadar
10 6 (1.54%) RSA Archer
11 4 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.51%) cPanel
12 2 (0.51%) Plesk
12 2 (0.51%) RSA Security Analytics
12 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 216 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 212 (54.36%) VMware
3 117 (30.00%) Citrix
4 79 (20.26%) Cisco
5 76 (19.49%) HP
6 52 (13.33%) Dell
7 44 (11.28%) NetApp
8 43 (11.03%) Intel Security
9 38 (9.74%) EMC
9 38 (9.74%) WatchGuard
10 27 (6.92%) Veeam
11 24 (6.15%) Fortinet
11 24 (6.15%) Kaseya
11 24 (6.15%) Kaspersky
11 24 (6.15%) Symantec
12 18 (4.62%) Oracle
12 18 (4.62%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.59%) Apple
14 9 (2.31%) AppSense
14 9 (2.31%) Palo Alto
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