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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 71 87 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 223 153 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.52% 2.91% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.44% 10.11% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 199 125 216
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £42,500 £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
1659 1514 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.22% 28.80% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1323 1421
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 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +18 59 £30,500 -19.73% 9
Gloucestershire +27 42 £30,750 +30.85% 14
Bristol -25 40 £35,000 +25.00% 27
Dorset +8 32 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Somerset -11 25 £27,000 -22.85% 13
Devon -16 13 £20,500 -16.83%
Cornwall - 11 £22,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 478 (100.00%) Windows
2 288 (60.25%) Microsoft
3 235 (49.16%) Active Directory
4 231 (48.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 230 (48.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 214 (44.77%) VMware
7 181 (37.87%) MS Exchange
8 165 (34.52%) MS Excel
9 157 (32.85%) Firewall
10 155 (32.43%) SQL Server
11 151 (31.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 118 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 107 (22.38%) SQL
14 105 (21.97%) Citrix
14 105 (21.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 98 (20.50%) TCP/IP
16 94 (19.67%) Windows 7
17 85 (17.78%) Windows XP
18 82 (17.15%) MS Office
19 81 (16.95%) DNS
20 78 (16.32%) IIS
20 78 (16.32%) LAN
21 75 (15.69%) DHCP
22 71 (14.85%) Windows 8
23 69 (14.44%) Finance
24 68 (14.23%) WAN
24 68 (14.23%) Windows Vista
25 67 (14.02%) MCSE
26 66 (13.81%) VPN
26 66 (13.81%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 181 (37.87%) MS Exchange
2 118 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (16.32%) IIS
4 55 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 55 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (10.46%) SharePoint
6 29 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (5.44%) Lync
8 17 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2000
9 14 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.05%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.05%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.42%) Apache
15 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 165 (34.52%) MS Excel
2 82 (17.15%) MS Office
3 23 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
6 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.02%) Office 365
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (32.85%) Firewall
2 98 (20.50%) TCP/IP
3 81 (16.95%) DNS
4 78 (16.32%) LAN
5 75 (15.69%) DHCP
6 68 (14.23%) WAN
7 66 (13.81%) VPN
8 65 (13.60%) SAN
9 45 (9.41%) Internet
10 30 (6.28%) Network Security
11 28 (5.86%) SMTP
12 24 (5.02%) FTP
13 15 (3.14%) NAS
14 12 (2.51%) VoIP
14 12 (2.51%) ADSL
15 11 (2.30%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (2.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (5.02%) MySQL
5 23 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.05%) Ingres
9 4 (0.84%) Big Data
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 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (14.44%) Finance
2 29 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.26%) Back Office
4 5 (1.05%) Advertising
4 5 (1.05%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.63%) French Language
5 3 (0.63%) German Language
5 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
5 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.63%) Local Government
6 2 (0.42%) Retail
6 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.42%) Automotive
6 2 (0.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.21%) Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (21.55%) Support Engineer
2 81 (16.95%) Analyst
3 57 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (11.09%) IT Support
5 50 (10.46%) Consultant
6 49 (10.25%) Support Analyst
7 39 (8.16%) Technical Support
8 33 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
9 30 (6.28%) Help Desk Engineer
9 30 (6.28%) Administrator
10 29 (6.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 29 (6.07%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 28 (5.86%) Technical Engineer
11 28 (5.86%) Developer
12 27 (5.65%) Technical Support Engineer
13 26 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 25 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
15 23 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
15 23 (4.81%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.62%) XML
2 42 (8.79%) HTML
3 30 (6.28%) .NET
4 26 (5.44%) ASP.NET
5 23 (4.81%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 21 (4.39%) CSS
7 6 (1.26%) Silverlight
7 6 (1.26%) Application Packaging
7 6 (1.26%) LAMP
7 6 (1.26%) Web Services
8 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.42%) COM
10 1 (0.21%) J2EE
10 1 (0.21%) Middleware
10 1 (0.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.60%) Clustering
2 19 (3.97%) Blackberry
2 19 (3.97%) Thin Client
2 19 (3.97%) Client/Server
2 19 (3.97%) Fat Client
3 18 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.93%) Mathematics
4 14 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.09%) AS400
6 10 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.88%) LPAR
8 8 (1.67%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.26%) Replication
10 5 (1.05%) iSeries
11 4 (0.84%) iPad
12 3 (0.63%) EPoS
12 3 (0.63%) Statistics
13 2 (0.42%) RMADS
13 2 (0.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 478 (100.00%) Windows
2 231 (48.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 230 (48.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (19.67%) Windows 7
5 85 (17.78%) Windows XP
6 71 (14.85%) Windows 8
7 68 (14.23%) Windows Vista
8 57 (11.92%) Linux
9 31 (6.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 24 (5.02%) UNIX
11 14 (2.93%) Windows 2000
12 11 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.09%) AIX
14 7 (1.46%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.84%) Solaris
16 3 (0.63%) CentOS
17 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.42%) Android
18 1 (0.21%) HPUX
18 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (13.60%) ITIL
2 37 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (5.86%) Service Management
4 22 (4.60%) Service Delivery
4 22 (4.60%) Migration
5 20 (4.18%) Risk Management
6 19 (3.97%) Configuration Management
6 19 (3.97%) Problem Management
7 18 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
8 17 (3.56%) Data Protection
9 16 (3.35%) Change Control
9 16 (3.35%) Project Management
9 16 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (2.93%) PRINCE2
11 13 (2.72%) Time Management
12 12 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (2.51%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (2.51%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.51%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (2.30%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.38%) SQL
2 32 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 27 (5.65%) C#
4 19 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.77%) XPath
5 18 (3.77%) XQuery
6 12 (2.51%) Java
7 10 (2.09%) VBScript
8 9 (1.88%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.67%) VB
10 7 (1.46%) PHP
11 6 (1.26%) Perl
12 5 (1.05%) COBOL
13 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.21%) VBA
15 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (21.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (14.02%) MCSE
3 49 (10.25%) Degree
4 39 (8.16%) MCSA
5 32 (6.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (6.28%) Security Cleared
6 30 (6.28%) MCITP
6 30 (6.28%) MCP
7 22 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (4.39%) CCA
8 21 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (4.39%) SC Cleared
9 19 (3.97%) CCNA
9 19 (3.97%) A+ Certification
10 14 (2.93%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (2.30%) MCTS
12 5 (1.05%) CCEA
12 5 (1.05%) CCNP
12 5 (1.05%) VCP5
12 5 (1.05%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.25%) SLA
2 10 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 235 (49.16%) Active Directory
2 151 (31.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (9.21%) vSphere
4 35 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 32 (6.69%) XenApp
6 30 (6.28%) Hyper-V
7 21 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.51%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.84%) qmail
11 4 (0.84%) Squid
11 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.42%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 53 (11.09%) Backup Exec
2 42 (8.79%) SCCM
3 21 (4.39%) WSUS
4 19 (3.97%) SCOM
5 18 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (3.35%) Nagios
7 14 (2.93%) NetBackup
8 10 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.88%) ARCserve
10 5 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.84%) logstash
12 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Intune
13 2 (0.42%) Nessus
13 2 (0.42%) Netcool
13 2 (0.42%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.42%) SCSM
13 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 288 (60.25%) Microsoft
2 214 (44.77%) VMware
3 105 (21.97%) Citrix
4 66 (13.81%) Cisco
5 37 (7.74%) IBM
6 35 (7.32%) HP
7 24 (5.02%) Symantec
8 23 (4.81%) EMC
9 20 (4.18%) Dell
10 18 (3.77%) Oracle
10 18 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.93%) McAfee
12 13 (2.72%) CommVault
13 12 (2.51%) Bomgar
13 12 (2.51%) Juniper
14 11 (2.30%) WatchGuard
15 9 (1.88%) Veeam
16 7 (1.46%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.46%) Sophos
16 7 (1.46%) 3PAR
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