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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 285 200 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.69% 3.45% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.78% 13.06% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 222 183 210
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1806 1531 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.70% 26.44% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1356 1320
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 May 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
Gloucestershire +14 85 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Wiltshire +13 53 £35,820 -0.50% 16
Dorset +12 41 £35,000 +9.37% 6
Somerset +24 39 £36,000 +50.00%
Bristol -21 36 £30,750 -20.12% 11
Cornwall - 26 £21,000 - 3
Devon -12 11 £30,000 +44.23% 4
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 531 (100.00%) Windows
2 324 (61.02%) Microsoft
3 299 (56.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 289 (54.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 248 (46.70%) VMware
6 237 (44.63%) Active Directory
7 191 (35.97%) MS Exchange
8 162 (30.51%) Citrix
9 161 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 146 (27.50%) MS Excel
10 146 (27.50%) SQL Server
11 142 (26.74%) Firewall
12 121 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 118 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 114 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 111 (20.90%) DNS
15 111 (20.90%) MS Office
16 101 (19.02%) IIS
17 100 (18.83%) SQL
18 97 (18.27%) WAN
19 96 (18.08%) ITIL
20 94 (17.70%) SAN
20 94 (17.70%) Finance
21 93 (17.51%) DHCP
22 89 (16.76%) Windows 7
22 89 (16.76%) SCCM
23 87 (16.38%) LAN
24 84 (15.82%) Cisco
24 84 (15.82%) Hyper-V
25 80 (15.07%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 191 (35.97%) MS Exchange
2 121 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (19.02%) IIS
4 75 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 65 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (8.85%) SharePoint
7 38 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 37 (6.97%) Lync
9 9 (1.69%) WorkSite
9 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (1.51%) Apache
10 8 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (0.94%) Site Server
11 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 146 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 111 (20.90%) MS Office
3 6 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.65%) Office 365
2 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.56%) SaaS
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (26.74%) Firewall
2 118 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 111 (20.90%) DNS
4 97 (18.27%) WAN
5 94 (17.70%) SAN
6 93 (17.51%) DHCP
7 87 (16.38%) LAN
8 45 (8.47%) VPN
9 30 (5.65%) Wireless
10 27 (5.08%) VLAN
11 24 (4.52%) Internet
12 21 (3.95%) MPLS
13 20 (3.77%) ADSL
14 18 (3.39%) VoIP
14 18 (3.39%) WLAN
14 18 (3.39%) NAS
15 13 (2.45%) NetScaler
16 12 (2.26%) Network Security
17 9 (1.69%) SMTP
18 7 (1.32%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 70 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (7.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.94%) MySQL
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.38%) Subversion
4 2 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 94 (17.70%) Finance
2 23 (4.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (4.33%) Advertising
3 10 (1.88%) Games
4 9 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.69%) Law
5 8 (1.51%) Banking
6 6 (1.13%) Back Office
7 5 (0.94%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 155 (29.19%) Support Engineer
2 63 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (11.68%) IT Support
4 52 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 50 (9.42%) Consultant
6 49 (9.23%) DBA
7 46 (8.66%) Analyst
7 46 (8.66%) Administrator
8 44 (8.29%) SQL DBA
9 41 (7.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 39 (7.34%) IT Support Engineer
11 38 (7.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 32 (6.03%) Support Analyst
12 32 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 29 (5.46%) Technical Support
14 28 (5.27%) SQL Server DBA
15 27 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 26 (4.90%) Support Technician
17 24 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
18 21 (3.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.08%) COM
2 16 (3.01%) XML
3 14 (2.64%) .NET
4 11 (2.07%) Web Services
5 5 (0.94%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.94%) J2EE
5 5 (0.94%) HTML
6 4 (0.75%) JSP
7 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.38%) CSS
8 2 (0.38%) XSD
8 2 (0.38%) XSLT
8 2 (0.38%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.59%) Clustering
3 33 (6.21%) Client/Server
4 24 (4.52%) N-Tier
4 24 (4.52%) Data Protection Act
5 23 (4.33%) Fat Client
5 23 (4.33%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.88%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.69%) Statistics
10 7 (1.32%) PDA
11 6 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.56%) LPAR
12 3 (0.56%) Life Science
13 2 (0.38%) CESG
13 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 531 (100.00%) Windows
2 299 (56.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 289 (54.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (16.76%) Windows 7
5 67 (12.62%) Windows Vista
6 53 (9.98%) Windows 8
7 47 (8.85%) Windows XP
8 39 (7.34%) Linux
9 28 (5.27%) Windows 2000
10 15 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.13%) UNIX
12 6 (1.13%) Solaris
13 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.75%) CentOS
14 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.08%) ITIL
2 60 (11.30%) Migration
3 39 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (6.97%) Data Protection
5 33 (6.21%) Service Delivery
6 28 (5.27%) Capacity Planning
7 27 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 27 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (4.90%) Data Modelling
9 25 (4.71%) Configuration Management
10 22 (4.14%) Service Management
10 22 (4.14%) Project Management
11 20 (3.77%) Problem Management
12 17 (3.20%) Load Balancing
13 16 (3.01%) Change Management
14 15 (2.82%) Performance Improvement
15 13 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (2.26%) Mentoring
17 11 (2.07%) Incident Management
17 11 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.83%) SQL
2 32 (6.03%) T-SQL
3 30 (5.65%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.01%) Java
5 7 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.75%) C#
6 4 (0.75%) PHP
7 3 (0.56%) C++
8 2 (0.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.38%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) C
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (15.07%) MCSE
3 51 (9.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 50 (9.42%) Security Cleared
5 47 (8.85%) CCA
5 47 (8.85%) Citrix Certification
6 38 (7.16%) MCSA
7 36 (6.78%) SC Cleared
8 34 (6.40%) MCITP
9 32 (6.03%) Degree
10 24 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (4.33%) CCNA
12 19 (3.58%) MCP
13 17 (3.20%) A+ Certification
14 16 (3.01%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (3.01%) DV Cleared
15 13 (2.45%) CCEE
15 13 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (2.45%) CCEA
16 6 (1.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.38%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 237 (44.63%) Active Directory
2 161 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 51 (9.60%) XenApp
5 46 (8.66%) vSphere
6 36 (6.78%) VMware ESX
7 35 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (4.33%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (2.07%) XenServer
10 10 (1.88%) vCloud
11 7 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.75%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.75%) NFS
13 4 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.56%) KVM
14 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.19%) Postfix
15 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (16.76%) SCCM
2 43 (8.10%) SCOM
3 29 (5.46%) Backup Exec
4 19 (3.58%) NetBackup
5 16 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (3.01%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.64%) WSUS
7 13 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (2.26%) HP Data Protector
9 11 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (2.07%) HP SIM
10 8 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (1.13%) Nagios
12 6 (1.13%) SCDPM
12 6 (1.13%) Puppet
13 5 (0.94%) vMotion
13 5 (0.94%) Netcool
13 5 (0.94%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.75%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 324 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 248 (46.70%) VMware
3 162 (30.51%) Citrix
4 84 (15.82%) Cisco
5 45 (8.47%) HP
6 37 (6.97%) Symantec
7 22 (4.14%) Oracle
8 21 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.77%) EMC
10 19 (3.58%) Dell
11 17 (3.20%) McAfee
12 16 (3.01%) Juniper
13 15 (2.82%) Veeam
14 14 (2.64%) AppSense
15 12 (2.26%) IBM
16 11 (2.07%) Websense
17 8 (1.51%) Hummingbird
17 8 (1.51%) OpenText
17 8 (1.51%) Meridio
17 8 (1.51%) SonicWALL
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