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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 257 259 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.41% 4.24% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.33% 15.07% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 227 232 186
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
1794 1719 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.78% 28.14% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1478 1298
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 70 £38,648 +28.82% 1
Gloucestershire -14 55 £35,000 +9.37% 5
Dorset +10 41 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Bristol -44 29 £37,500 - 8
Somerset +13 28 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Devon -1 22 £25,400 +24.50% 3
Cornwall +6 18 £21,000 -11.57% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 545 (100.00%) Windows
2 348 (63.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 299 (54.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 294 (53.94%) Microsoft
5 254 (46.61%) Active Directory
6 234 (42.94%) VMware
7 208 (38.17%) MS Exchange
8 144 (26.42%) Firewall
9 138 (25.32%) MS Excel
10 137 (25.14%) Citrix
11 136 (24.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 135 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 132 (24.22%) DNS
14 127 (23.30%) SQL Server
15 126 (23.12%) TCP/IP
16 114 (20.92%) Windows 7
17 113 (20.73%) DHCP
18 110 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 108 (19.82%) LAN
20 104 (19.08%) WAN
21 101 (18.53%) ITIL
22 97 (17.80%) SCCM
23 95 (17.43%) IIS
24 94 (17.25%) SAN
25 93 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2007
26 88 (16.15%) SQL
27 87 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
28 86 (15.78%) Finance
29 82 (15.05%) MS Office
29 82 (15.05%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 208 (38.17%) MS Exchange
2 136 (24.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (17.43%) IIS
4 93 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 87 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (8.26%) Lync
7 40 (7.34%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.65%) Apache
10 9 (1.65%) WorkSite
11 8 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.73%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.55%) Site Server
15 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 138 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 82 (15.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.55%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.22%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 144 (26.42%) Firewall
2 132 (24.22%) DNS
3 126 (23.12%) TCP/IP
4 113 (20.73%) DHCP
5 108 (19.82%) LAN
6 104 (19.08%) WAN
7 94 (17.25%) SAN
8 48 (8.81%) VPN
9 41 (7.52%) Internet
10 33 (6.06%) WLAN
11 31 (5.69%) MPLS
12 28 (5.14%) VLAN
13 26 (4.77%) Wireless
13 26 (4.77%) ADSL
14 17 (3.12%) VoIP
15 12 (2.20%) SMTP
16 11 (2.02%) NAS
17 9 (1.65%) Network Security
18 8 (1.47%) LTE
19 7 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (8.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.10%) MySQL
7 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.20%) Visual Studio
1 12 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.37%) Subversion
3 2 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) MSI
4 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.18%) Yeoman
General
1 86 (15.78%) Finance
2 25 (4.59%) Advertising
3 22 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.67%) Marketing
5 15 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.20%) Law
7 10 (1.83%) Back Office
8 6 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.10%) Legal
9 5 (0.92%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Military
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 161 (29.54%) Support Engineer
2 82 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (12.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 61 (11.19%) IT Support
5 52 (9.54%) Analyst
6 46 (8.44%) Consultant
6 46 (8.44%) Support Technician
7 42 (7.71%) Support Analyst
7 42 (7.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 38 (6.97%) IT Support Engineer
9 35 (6.42%) Administrator
10 33 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 33 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 27 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Technician
13 25 (4.59%) Technical Support
13 25 (4.59%) Network Engineer
14 24 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (4.40%) Desktop Support
14 24 (4.40%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.40%) Web Services
2 21 (3.85%) .NET
3 20 (3.67%) XML
4 15 (2.75%) COM
5 8 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (0.92%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.55%) CSS
8 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.37%) XSD
8 2 (0.37%) XSLT
8 2 (0.37%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.37%) WCF
8 2 (0.37%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.37%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.37%) Middleware
8 2 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.18%) JSON
9 1 (0.18%) REST
9 1 (0.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.07%) Clustering
2 30 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.12%) Fat Client
4 17 (3.12%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.12%) Thin Client
5 15 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.02%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.65%) Statistics
10 8 (1.47%) PKI
10 8 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.28%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.10%) AS400
12 6 (1.10%) PDA
12 6 (1.10%) iSeries
13 5 (0.92%) LPAR
14 4 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 545 (100.00%) Windows
2 348 (63.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 299 (54.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 114 (20.92%) Windows 7
5 66 (12.11%) Windows Vista
6 54 (9.91%) Linux
7 45 (8.26%) Windows 8
8 44 (8.07%) Windows XP
9 31 (5.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 22 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (3.85%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.28%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.73%) CentOS
13 4 (0.73%) UNIX
13 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.18%) AIX
16 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (18.53%) ITIL
2 47 (8.62%) Migration
3 46 (8.44%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.61%) Project Management
5 24 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (3.49%) Line Management
7 19 (3.49%) Workflow
8 18 (3.30%) Configuration Management
8 18 (3.30%) Software Deployment
8 18 (3.30%) Problem Management
8 18 (3.30%) Data Protection
9 14 (2.57%) Change Management
9 14 (2.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (2.39%) Data Modelling
10 13 (2.39%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (2.02%) Load Balancing
11 11 (2.02%) Incident Management
12 10 (1.83%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (1.83%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 88 (16.15%) SQL
2 38 (6.97%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.83%) Java
5 8 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.47%) C++
6 7 (1.28%) PHP
7 6 (1.10%) Python
8 5 (0.92%) Perl
8 5 (0.92%) COBOL
8 5 (0.92%) C#
9 4 (0.73%) C
10 3 (0.55%) VBScript
11 2 (0.37%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) VB
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (13.58%) MCSE
3 55 (10.09%) Security Cleared
4 50 (9.17%) MCSA
5 46 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 44 (8.07%) CCA
6 44 (8.07%) Citrix Certification
7 26 (4.77%) A+ Certification
7 26 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (4.77%) Network+ Certification
8 24 (4.40%) CCNA
9 23 (4.22%) MCITP
9 23 (4.22%) Degree
10 21 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 21 (3.85%) MCP
11 19 (3.49%) CCEA
11 19 (3.49%) CCEE
12 15 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.75%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.37%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 254 (46.61%) Active Directory
2 135 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 55 (10.09%) XenApp
5 39 (7.16%) vSphere
6 31 (5.69%) VMware ESX
7 18 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.94%) XenServer
9 13 (2.39%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.20%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.73%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.55%) KVM
15 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.18%) Postfix
16 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (17.80%) SCCM
2 57 (10.46%) SCOM
3 26 (4.77%) Backup Exec
4 23 (4.22%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (2.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (2.20%) WSUS
6 12 (2.20%) HP SIM
7 9 (1.65%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.47%) Nagios
9 5 (0.92%) vMotion
10 4 (0.73%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.37%) SCSM
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
13 1 (0.18%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 294 (53.94%) Microsoft
2 234 (42.94%) VMware
3 137 (25.14%) Citrix
4 76 (13.94%) Cisco
5 46 (8.44%) HP
6 40 (7.34%) Symantec
7 29 (5.32%) EMC
8 21 (3.85%) Oracle
9 19 (3.49%) Dell
9 19 (3.49%) AppSense
10 17 (3.12%) Juniper
10 17 (3.12%) IBM
11 14 (2.57%) Avaya
12 13 (2.39%) Veeam
12 13 (2.39%) MobileIron
13 12 (2.20%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.02%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.65%) McAfee
16 8 (1.47%) Hummingbird
16 8 (1.47%) OpenText
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benfits & training & car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
The People Network
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Oasis Community Learning
Salary: From £17,714 to £20,253 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £23000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Limited
Salary: £29,000 per annum plus bonuses
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Standard
Posted: 21 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago