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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / South West
Rank 91 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 152 244 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 4.38% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 14.31% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 132 216 223
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
1155 1705 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.66% 30.58% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1534 1372
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire -18 38 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Dorset -3 35 £27,500 -3.50% 3
Wiltshire +8 30 £35,000 - 1
Devon +13 25 £30,000 +20.00%
Bristol -12 21 £37,000 +13.84% 5
Cornwall -6 2 £30,250 -24.37% 1
Somerset -24 1 £32,500 -22.15% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 254 (81.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 204 (65.59%) Windows Server
4 174 (55.95%) Microsoft
5 172 (55.31%) Active Directory
6 153 (49.20%) VMware
7 131 (42.12%) MS Exchange
8 106 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 104 (33.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 98 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 92 (29.58%) Hyper-V
12 83 (26.69%) Windows 7
13 72 (23.15%) SQL Server
14 67 (21.54%) ITIL
14 67 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2013
15 64 (20.58%) Cisco
16 63 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2007
17 62 (19.94%) WAN
18 58 (18.65%) Security Cleared
19 56 (18.01%) PowerShell
19 56 (18.01%) VPN
19 56 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
20 55 (17.68%) LAN
20 55 (17.68%) Windows 8
21 54 (17.36%) Citrix
22 53 (17.04%) Firewall
23 52 (16.72%) MS Excel
24 49 (15.76%) DV Cleared
25 44 (14.15%) Windows XP
25 44 (14.15%) DNS

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
1 131 (42.12%) MS Exchange
2 104 (33.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 63 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (9.32%) IIS
6 8 (2.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.57%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 40 (12.86%) MS Office
3 8 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) HipChat
4 3 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.22%) Office 365
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.93%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) IaaS
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.64%) G Suite
6 2 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.94%) WAN
2 56 (18.01%) VPN
3 55 (17.68%) LAN
4 53 (17.04%) Firewall
5 44 (14.15%) DNS
6 41 (13.18%) TCP/IP
7 37 (11.90%) SAN
8 35 (11.25%) DHCP
9 32 (10.29%) VLAN
10 31 (9.97%) SMTP
11 24 (7.72%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (7.07%) NNTP
12 22 (7.07%) X.400
12 22 (7.07%) X.500
13 21 (6.75%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (5.14%) NAS
15 15 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (4.18%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (4.18%) Ethernet
16 13 (4.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.96%) MySQL
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.61%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (5.79%) Advertising
2 7 (2.25%) Finance
3 4 (1.29%) Marketing
4 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.64%) Back Office
5 2 (0.64%) Electronics
5 2 (0.64%) Retail
5 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (27.33%) Support Engineer
2 72 (23.15%) IT Support
3 50 (16.08%) Analyst
4 47 (15.11%) IT Engineer
5 43 (13.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (12.22%) Windows Engineer
8 36 (11.58%) IT Support Engineer
9 34 (10.93%) Server Engineer
10 29 (9.32%) Support Analyst
11 26 (8.36%) Windows Server Engineer
12 25 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 25 (8.04%) Desktop Support
13 22 (7.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 22 (7.07%) IT Analyst
14 21 (6.75%) Support Technician
15 20 (6.43%) Consultant
16 19 (6.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 19 (6.11%) IT Support Technician
16 19 (6.11%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.07%) XML
2 15 (4.82%) .NET
3 14 (4.50%) Web Services
4 10 (3.22%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.22%) Middleware
5 6 (1.93%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.61%) MAPI
7 4 (1.29%) HTML
7 4 (1.29%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.64%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.25%) Driving Licence
2 30 (9.65%) Clustering
3 27 (8.68%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.75%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.82%) Replication
6 13 (4.18%) Cybercrime
7 10 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.25%) iPad
9 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.61%) EPoS
9 5 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.64%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.64%) Robotics
11 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 254 (81.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 204 (65.59%) Windows Server
4 98 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (26.69%) Windows 7
6 55 (17.68%) Windows 8
7 44 (14.15%) Linux
7 44 (14.15%) Windows XP
8 41 (13.18%) Windows 10
9 22 (7.07%) Unix
10 14 (4.50%) CentOS
11 9 (2.89%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.57%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.25%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.93%) Solaris
15 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.32%) HPUX
17 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.54%) ITIL
2 29 (9.32%) Service Delivery
3 24 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (7.72%) Infrastructure Management
4 23 (7.40%) Project Management
5 19 (6.11%) Patch Management
6 17 (5.47%) Information Security
7 16 (5.14%) Change Control
7 16 (5.14%) Migration
8 14 (4.50%) High Availability
8 14 (4.50%) Service Management
9 13 (4.18%) Information Security Management
9 13 (4.18%) ISMS
9 13 (4.18%) Load Balancing
9 13 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (4.18%) Security Management
10 10 (3.22%) Application Packaging
10 10 (3.22%) Data Protection
10 10 (3.22%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.22%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.01%) PowerShell
2 43 (13.83%) SQL
3 24 (7.72%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.82%) VB
4 15 (4.82%) VBScript
5 5 (1.61%) C#
6 3 (0.96%) VBA
7 2 (0.64%) Java
7 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 56 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (15.76%) DV Cleared
4 41 (13.18%) MCSE
5 29 (9.32%) MCSA
6 26 (8.36%) CCNA
6 26 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (8.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (7.72%) MCP
8 18 (5.79%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.86%) MCITP
10 8 (2.57%) A+ Certification
10 8 (2.57%) CCIE
10 8 (2.57%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (2.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.93%) Degree
12 5 (1.61%) CCNP
12 5 (1.61%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.29%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.14%) SLA
2 7 (2.25%) GPG13
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (55.31%) Active Directory
2 106 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (29.58%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.68%) Terminal Services
5 17 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.82%) vSphere
7 14 (4.50%) Firmware
8 12 (3.86%) XenApp
9 11 (3.54%) VMware ESX
10 9 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.29%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.96%) Xen
14 2 (0.64%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.64%) UAG
14 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (6.75%) SCCM
2 18 (5.79%) Backup Exec
3 15 (4.82%) SCOM
4 10 (3.22%) WSUS
5 6 (1.93%) ArcSight ESM
5 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.61%) Grafana
6 5 (1.61%) Graphite
6 5 (1.61%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.61%) Nagios
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.29%) OpenView
8 3 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.64%) Puppet
10 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.32%) QRadar
10 1 (0.32%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 174 (55.95%) Microsoft
2 153 (49.20%) VMware
3 64 (20.58%) Cisco
4 54 (17.36%) Citrix
5 42 (13.50%) HP
6 21 (6.75%) Veeam
7 19 (6.11%) Juniper
8 18 (5.79%) Dell
8 18 (5.79%) WatchGuard
9 16 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.50%) CommVault
11 13 (4.18%) SonicWALL
12 12 (3.86%) Veritas
13 11 (3.54%) Draytek
14 10 (3.22%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.22%) Symantec
15 9 (2.89%) ProCurve
16 8 (2.57%) F5
16 8 (2.57%) ZyXEL
17 7 (2.25%) Splunk
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