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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 79 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 225 172 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.69% 3.36% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.55% 11.50% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 206 127 249
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £46,000
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
1661 1496 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.27% 29.24% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1304 1534
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +15 61 £30,000 -1.63% 10
Bristol -16 44 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Gloucestershire +17 36 £36,500 +39.04% 9
Dorset -14 31 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Somerset -3 28 £29,000 -10.76% 12
Devon -15 12 £20,500 -27.17% 1
Cornwall - 9 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Windows
2 283 (59.83%) Microsoft
3 237 (50.11%) Active Directory
4 227 (47.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 224 (47.36%) VMware
6 219 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 184 (38.90%) MS Exchange
8 170 (35.94%) Firewall
9 167 (35.31%) SQL Server
10 165 (34.88%) MS Excel
10 165 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 118 (24.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 111 (23.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 105 (22.20%) SQL
14 101 (21.35%) Windows 7
15 97 (20.51%) IIS
15 97 (20.51%) TCP/IP
16 93 (19.66%) DNS
17 90 (19.03%) Citrix
18 86 (18.18%) Windows XP
19 78 (16.49%) MS Office
19 78 (16.49%) SAN
20 75 (15.86%) DHCP
21 72 (15.22%) LAN
21 72 (15.22%) MCSE
22 71 (15.01%) VPN
23 68 (14.38%) Cisco
23 68 (14.38%) Windows Vista
24 67 (14.16%) Finance
25 66 (13.95%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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
1 184 (38.90%) MS Exchange
2 118 (24.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (20.51%) IIS
4 55 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 55 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (5.29%) Lync
8 20 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2000
10 11 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.06%) MS Project Server
13 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.63%) Apache
14 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 165 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 78 (16.49%) MS Office
3 17 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.65%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (35.94%) Firewall
2 97 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 93 (19.66%) DNS
4 78 (16.49%) SAN
5 75 (15.86%) DHCP
6 72 (15.22%) LAN
7 71 (15.01%) VPN
8 61 (12.90%) WAN
9 46 (9.73%) Internet
10 39 (8.25%) SMTP
11 28 (5.92%) Network Security
12 26 (5.50%) FTP
13 20 (4.23%) HTTP
13 20 (4.23%) NAS
14 16 (3.38%) VoIP
15 14 (2.96%) VLAN
16 12 (2.54%) IPsec
16 12 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (35.31%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.98%) MySQL
4 25 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (1.69%) Big Data
9 5 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.06%) Ingres
9 5 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (14.16%) Finance
2 33 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.54%) Back Office
4 6 (1.27%) French Language
4 6 (1.27%) German Language
4 6 (1.27%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
7 3 (0.63%) Local Government
8 2 (0.42%) Publishing
8 2 (0.42%) Retail
8 2 (0.42%) Automotive
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (21.35%) Support Engineer
2 75 (15.86%) Analyst
3 64 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (10.78%) Consultant
5 47 (9.94%) IT Support
6 46 (9.73%) Support Analyst
7 36 (7.61%) Technical Support
8 34 (7.19%) Administrator
9 31 (6.55%) Help Desk Support
10 29 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (6.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 28 (5.92%) Help Desk Engineer
11 28 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (5.71%) Help Desk Support Engineer
13 26 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (5.50%) Developer
14 25 (5.29%) .NET Developer
15 24 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
15 24 (5.07%) Technical Engineer
16 23 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.26%) XML
2 52 (10.99%) HTML
3 30 (6.34%) .NET
4 26 (5.50%) ASP.NET
5 25 (5.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 21 (4.44%) CSS
7 7 (1.48%) Application Packaging
8 6 (1.27%) Silverlight
8 6 (1.27%) LAMP
9 5 (1.06%) Web Services
9 5 (1.06%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.63%) COM
11 1 (0.21%) J2EE
11 1 (0.21%) JSP
11 1 (0.21%) Middleware
11 1 (0.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.44%) Clustering
2 20 (4.23%) Thin Client
2 20 (4.23%) Fat Client
2 20 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.02%) Client/Server
4 18 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.38%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.96%) Mathematics
8 13 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.11%) AS400
10 8 (1.69%) LPAR
11 7 (1.48%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.06%) iSeries
13 4 (0.85%) iPad
13 4 (0.85%) Kindle
13 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.85%) Replication
14 3 (0.63%) EPoS
15 2 (0.42%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 473 (100.00%) Windows
2 227 (47.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 219 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (21.35%) Windows 7
5 86 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 68 (14.38%) Windows Vista
7 66 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 64 (13.53%) Linux
9 30 (6.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 26 (5.50%) UNIX
11 15 (3.17%) Windows 2000
12 11 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.11%) AIX
14 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.27%) CentOS
16 4 (0.85%) Solaris
17 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.95%) ITIL
2 31 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (6.13%) Service Management
4 25 (5.29%) Service Delivery
5 22 (4.65%) Migration
6 20 (4.23%) Problem Management
6 20 (4.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 19 (4.02%) Configuration Management
8 18 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (3.17%) Data Protection
10 14 (2.96%) Time Management
10 14 (2.96%) Change Control
10 14 (2.96%) Risk Management
10 14 (2.96%) PRINCE2
11 12 (2.54%) Project Management
11 12 (2.54%) Incident Management
11 12 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.20%) SQL
2 35 (7.40%) PowerShell
3 27 (5.71%) C#
4 20 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.23%) XQuery
4 20 (4.23%) XPath
5 13 (2.75%) Java
6 11 (2.33%) VBScript
7 9 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.69%) VB
9 7 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.27%) PHP
11 5 (1.06%) Perl
11 5 (1.06%) COBOL
12 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (23.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (15.22%) MCSE
3 62 (13.11%) Degree
4 38 (8.03%) MCSA
5 35 (7.40%) MCITP
6 29 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (5.92%) Security Cleared
8 26 (5.50%) MCP
9 24 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (4.86%) CCNA
11 22 (4.65%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.81%) CCA
12 18 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (3.59%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (2.11%) MCTS
16 6 (1.27%) HND
16 6 (1.27%) CCNP
17 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
18 2 (0.42%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.48%) QA
3 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 237 (50.11%) Active Directory
2 165 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (10.57%) VMware ESX
4 44 (9.30%) vSphere
5 26 (5.50%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.86%) XenApp
7 19 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.75%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.27%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.06%) Xen
10 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.85%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.85%) Squid
11 4 (0.85%) Firmware
11 4 (0.85%) qmail
12 3 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.63%) NFS
12 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 53 (11.21%) Backup Exec
2 41 (8.67%) SCCM
3 24 (5.07%) WSUS
4 20 (4.23%) Nagios
4 20 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 17 (3.59%) SCOM
6 14 (2.96%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.90%) ARCserve
8 9 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.69%) logstash
10 5 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.85%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.63%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.63%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.42%) Netcool
13 2 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 283 (59.83%) Microsoft
2 224 (47.36%) VMware
3 90 (19.03%) Citrix
4 68 (14.38%) Cisco
5 38 (8.03%) IBM
6 35 (7.40%) HP
7 20 (4.23%) Dell
7 20 (4.23%) Oracle
8 19 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.81%) Symantec
9 18 (3.81%) EMC
10 16 (3.38%) CommVault
11 14 (2.96%) McAfee
12 12 (2.54%) Bomgar
13 11 (2.33%) WatchGuard
13 11 (2.33%) Juniper
14 9 (1.90%) Veeam
15 8 (1.69%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.69%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.69%) Sophos
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