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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 235 174 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.78% 3.42% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.65% 11.75% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 214 130 247
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
1722 1481 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.69% 29.11% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1297 1526
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 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 19 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 +22 63 £30,000 -12.40% 7
Bristol -8 46 £35,000 +4.47% 10
Gloucestershire +14 41 £36,000 +53.19% 9
Dorset -13 33 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Somerset 0 28 £29,000 -10.76% 15
Devon -16 11 £20,500 -30.50% 3
Cornwall - 8 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 488 (100.00%) Windows
2 293 (60.04%) Microsoft
3 244 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 236 (48.36%) VMware
5 232 (47.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 225 (46.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 187 (38.32%) MS Exchange
8 178 (36.48%) MS Excel
9 177 (36.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 175 (35.86%) SQL Server
11 171 (35.04%) Firewall
12 123 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 116 (23.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 110 (22.54%) SQL
15 105 (21.52%) Windows 7
16 99 (20.29%) DNS
17 98 (20.08%) TCP/IP
17 98 (20.08%) IIS
18 93 (19.06%) Citrix
19 90 (18.44%) Windows XP
20 83 (17.01%) MS Office
21 80 (16.39%) SAN
22 79 (16.19%) DHCP
23 77 (15.78%) MCSE
24 75 (15.37%) LAN
25 73 (14.96%) VPN
26 70 (14.34%) Cisco
26 70 (14.34%) ITIL
27 69 (14.14%) Linux
27 69 (14.14%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 187 (38.32%) MS Exchange
2 123 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (20.08%) IIS
4 58 (11.89%) SharePoint
5 56 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 56 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (5.94%) Lync
8 18 (3.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2000
10 12 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.02%) MS Project Server
13 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.61%) Apache
14 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
Applications
1 178 (36.48%) MS Excel
2 83 (17.01%) MS Office
3 16 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.41%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.71%) Office 365
2 5 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 171 (35.04%) Firewall
2 99 (20.29%) DNS
3 98 (20.08%) TCP/IP
4 80 (16.39%) SAN
5 79 (16.19%) DHCP
6 75 (15.37%) LAN
7 73 (14.96%) VPN
8 62 (12.70%) WAN
9 46 (9.43%) Internet
10 40 (8.20%) SMTP
11 28 (5.74%) Network Security
12 27 (5.53%) FTP
13 20 (4.10%) HTTP
13 20 (4.10%) NAS
14 16 (3.28%) VLAN
15 14 (2.87%) VoIP
16 13 (2.66%) IPsec
17 12 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
19 10 (2.05%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.76%) MySQL
4 26 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (3.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.64%) Big Data
10 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.02%) Ingres
10 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (14.14%) Finance
2 36 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.46%) Back Office
4 6 (1.23%) French Language
4 6 (1.23%) German Language
4 6 (1.23%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.23%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.02%) Advertising
6 3 (0.61%) Retail
6 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.61%) Local Government
7 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (20.90%) Support Engineer
2 73 (14.96%) Analyst
3 68 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 50 (10.25%) Consultant
5 46 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 45 (9.22%) IT Support
7 35 (7.17%) Technical Support
8 34 (6.97%) Administrator
9 33 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 31 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
11 29 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
11 29 (5.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 28 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (5.53%) Developer
13 27 (5.53%) Help Desk Engineer
14 26 (5.33%) .NET Developer
14 26 (5.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
15 24 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
16 22 (4.51%) Systems Support
16 22 (4.51%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.89%) XML
2 54 (11.07%) HTML
3 32 (6.56%) .NET
4 27 (5.53%) ASP.NET
5 26 (5.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 22 (4.51%) CSS
7 7 (1.43%) Application Packaging
7 7 (1.43%) Web Services
8 6 (1.23%) LAMP
8 6 (1.23%) Silverlight
9 5 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.61%) COM
11 2 (0.41%) Middleware
12 1 (0.20%) JSP
12 1 (0.20%) J2EE
12 1 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.51%) Clustering
2 21 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.10%) Fat Client
3 20 (4.10%) Thin Client
4 19 (3.89%) Client/Server
5 17 (3.48%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.66%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.05%) AS400
10 8 (1.64%) LPAR
11 7 (1.43%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.02%) iPad
12 5 (1.02%) iSeries
12 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.02%) Firmware
13 4 (0.82%) Replication
13 4 (0.82%) Kindle
14 3 (0.61%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 488 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (47.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 225 (46.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (21.52%) Windows 7
5 90 (18.44%) Windows XP
6 69 (14.14%) Linux
6 69 (14.14%) Windows 8
7 68 (13.93%) Windows Vista
8 30 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 29 (5.94%) UNIX
10 16 (3.28%) Windows 2000
11 14 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.46%) AIX
13 9 (1.84%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.23%) CentOS
15 5 (1.02%) Solaris
16 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.20%) Android
17 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (14.34%) ITIL
2 30 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (5.94%) Service Management
4 28 (5.74%) Service Delivery
5 23 (4.71%) Migration
6 22 (4.51%) Problem Management
7 21 (4.30%) Mobile Application Development
7 21 (4.30%) Configuration Management
8 20 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (2.87%) Change Control
12 13 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (2.66%) Time Management
12 13 (2.66%) Risk Management
12 13 (2.66%) Project Management
13 12 (2.46%) PRINCE2
13 12 (2.46%) Incident Management
13 12 (2.46%) Data Protection
14 11 (2.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 110 (22.54%) SQL
2 37 (7.58%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.94%) C#
4 21 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.30%) XQuery
4 21 (4.30%) XPath
5 11 (2.25%) Java
5 11 (2.25%) VBScript
6 9 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.64%) VB
7 8 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.23%) PHP
9 5 (1.02%) Perl
9 5 (1.02%) COBOL
10 4 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (23.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (15.78%) MCSE
3 67 (13.73%) Degree
4 38 (7.79%) MCITP
4 38 (7.79%) MCSA
5 30 (6.15%) MCP
6 29 (5.94%) Security Cleared
7 28 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (5.12%) CCNA
10 23 (4.71%) SC Cleared
11 18 (3.69%) CCA
11 18 (3.69%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (3.28%) A+ Certification
13 12 (2.46%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (2.25%) MCTS
15 6 (1.23%) CCNP
15 6 (1.23%) HND
16 5 (1.02%) DV Cleared
17 2 (0.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.02%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 244 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 177 (36.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (10.25%) VMware ESX
4 45 (9.22%) vSphere
5 31 (6.35%) Hyper-V
6 25 (5.12%) XenApp
7 18 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.07%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.23%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.02%) Xen
10 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.82%) Squid
11 4 (0.82%) qmail
11 4 (0.82%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.61%) NFS
12 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 55 (11.27%) Backup Exec
2 41 (8.40%) SCCM
3 25 (5.12%) WSUS
4 21 (4.30%) Nagios
4 21 (4.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (4.10%) SCOM
6 14 (2.87%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.66%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.84%) ARCserve
8 9 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.64%) logstash
10 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.61%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.41%) MOM
12 2 (0.41%) Netcool
12 2 (0.41%) Nessus
13 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 293 (60.04%) Microsoft
2 236 (48.36%) VMware
3 93 (19.06%) Citrix
4 70 (14.34%) Cisco
5 38 (7.79%) IBM
6 36 (7.38%) HP
7 23 (4.71%) Red Hat
8 22 (4.51%) Oracle
9 20 (4.10%) Dell
10 18 (3.69%) EMC
10 18 (3.69%) Symantec
11 17 (3.48%) CommVault
12 14 (2.87%) McAfee
13 13 (2.66%) Bomgar
14 11 (2.25%) WatchGuard
15 10 (2.05%) Veeam
15 10 (2.05%) Juniper
16 9 (1.84%) Sophos
17 8 (1.64%) Apple
17 8 (1.64%) CheckPoint
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