The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 259 234 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.24% 4.47% 4.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.07% 16.14% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 232 189 225
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1719 1450 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.15% 27.68% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1297 1466
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,650 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Bristol -16 64 £37,500 +6.38% 8
Gloucestershire +18 60 £32,000 -1.53% 10
Wiltshire +19 55 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Dorset -19 32 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Somerset -19 29 £29,000 -10.76% 12
Devon -7 11 £20,400 -30.84% 2
Cornwall - 2 £23,750 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 456 (100.00%) Windows
2 286 (62.72%) Microsoft
3 246 (53.95%) Active Directory
4 228 (50.00%) VMware
5 215 (47.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 182 (39.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 177 (38.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 175 (38.38%) MS Excel
9 167 (36.62%) MS Exchange
10 163 (35.75%) Firewall
11 162 (35.53%) SQL Server
12 114 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 107 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 107 (23.46%) SQL
14 103 (22.59%) IIS
15 101 (22.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 101 (22.15%) DNS
16 98 (21.49%) Windows XP
17 87 (19.08%) TCP/IP
17 87 (19.08%) Citrix
18 84 (18.42%) SAN
19 76 (16.67%) DHCP
20 73 (16.01%) VPN
20 73 (16.01%) MS Office
21 72 (15.79%) MCSE
21 72 (15.79%) LAN
22 69 (15.13%) Linux
22 69 (15.13%) Finance
23 67 (14.69%) Windows 8
24 64 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 167 (36.62%) MS Exchange
2 107 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (22.59%) IIS
4 50 (10.96%) SharePoint
5 44 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 38 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (5.26%) Lync
9 13 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.88%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.66%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.44%) CMS
17 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
17 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 175 (38.38%) MS Excel
2 73 (16.01%) MS Office
3 16 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.44%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.39%) Office 365
2 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 163 (35.75%) Firewall
2 101 (22.15%) DNS
3 87 (19.08%) TCP/IP
4 84 (18.42%) SAN
5 76 (16.67%) DHCP
6 73 (16.01%) VPN
7 72 (15.79%) LAN
8 49 (10.75%) WAN
9 43 (9.43%) Internet
10 40 (8.77%) SMTP
11 27 (5.92%) FTP
12 24 (5.26%) Network Security
13 18 (3.95%) HTTP
14 17 (3.73%) VLAN
14 17 (3.73%) NAS
15 13 (2.85%) IPsec
16 12 (2.63%) VoIP
17 11 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (2.19%) PPTP
18 10 (2.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (35.53%) SQL Server
2 64 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (7.24%) MySQL
4 27 (5.92%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.75%) Big Data
10 5 (1.10%) Ingres
10 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (15.13%) Finance
2 40 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.85%) Back Office
4 6 (1.32%) French Language
4 6 (1.32%) German Language
4 6 (1.32%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 4 (0.88%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.66%) Local Government
6 3 (0.66%) Law
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Military
7 2 (0.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Electronics
7 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (17.76%) Support Engineer
2 75 (16.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (13.16%) Analyst
4 39 (8.55%) Consultant
4 39 (8.55%) IT Support
5 38 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.46%) Administrator
7 31 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (6.14%) Help Desk Support
9 27 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (5.70%) Developer
11 25 (5.48%) .NET Developer
12 24 (5.26%) Technical Support
13 23 (5.04%) Help Desk Engineer
14 22 (4.82%) Systems Support
14 22 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (4.82%) Help Desk Support Engineer
15 20 (4.39%) .NET Software Developer
15 20 (4.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.84%) XML
2 48 (10.53%) HTML
3 30 (6.58%) .NET
4 26 (5.70%) ASP.NET
5 25 (5.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 21 (4.61%) CSS
7 10 (2.19%) Web Services
8 7 (1.54%) Application Packaging
9 6 (1.32%) LAMP
10 5 (1.10%) Silverlight
10 5 (1.10%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.44%) Middleware
11 2 (0.44%) COM
12 1 (0.22%) JSP
12 1 (0.22%) XSLT
12 1 (0.22%) Flash
12 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.22%) Ajax
12 1 (0.22%) JSON
12 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.39%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 16 (3.51%) Clustering
4 15 (3.29%) Thin Client
4 15 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 15 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.19%) Firmware
6 10 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.54%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.32%) iPad
10 4 (0.88%) Kindle
10 4 (0.88%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.66%) Open Source
12 2 (0.44%) RMADS
12 2 (0.44%) EPoS
12 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 456 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (47.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 182 (39.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 114 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 98 (21.49%) Windows XP
6 69 (15.13%) Linux
7 67 (14.69%) Windows 8
8 59 (12.94%) Windows Vista
9 27 (5.92%) UNIX
10 21 (4.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 18 (3.95%) Windows 2000
12 13 (2.85%) AIX
13 11 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.32%) CentOS
15 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.44%) Solaris
19 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (13.60%) ITIL
2 35 (7.68%) Service Delivery
3 30 (6.58%) Service Management
4 21 (4.61%) Configuration Management
5 20 (4.39%) Mobile Application Development
6 19 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (3.95%) Problem Management
8 17 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (3.73%) Migration
9 16 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (3.29%) Change Control
10 15 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (3.07%) Risk Management
12 13 (2.85%) Incident Management
13 12 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (2.41%) Data Protection
14 11 (2.41%) Software Deployment
15 10 (2.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 107 (23.46%) SQL
2 31 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 27 (5.92%) C#
4 22 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.39%) XQuery
5 20 (4.39%) XPath
6 9 (1.97%) Java
7 8 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.54%) PHP
9 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.32%) VBScript
9 6 (1.32%) VB
10 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.88%) Perl
12 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (22.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (15.79%) MCSE
3 62 (13.60%) Degree
4 34 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 34 (7.46%) MCSA
5 33 (7.24%) MCITP
6 27 (5.92%) SC Cleared
7 26 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (5.04%) CCNA
8 23 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (4.39%) MCP
10 17 (3.73%) CCA
10 17 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (3.07%) MCTS
12 11 (2.41%) HND
13 8 (1.75%) CCNP
13 8 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.88%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 246 (53.95%) Active Directory
2 177 (38.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (13.82%) vSphere
4 52 (11.40%) VMware ESX
5 27 (5.92%) Hyper-V
6 24 (5.26%) XenApp
7 19 (4.17%) Terminal Services
8 18 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.54%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.88%) qmail
12 4 (0.88%) Squid
13 3 (0.66%) Xen
13 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.44%) Nmap
14 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (9.43%) Backup Exec
2 28 (6.14%) SCCM
3 26 (5.70%) WSUS
4 24 (5.26%) Nagios
5 20 (4.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 17 (3.73%) SCOM
7 15 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (2.19%) ARCserve
9 9 (1.97%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.75%) logstash
11 3 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.44%) MOM
12 2 (0.44%) Nessus
12 2 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.22%) Hyperic
13 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 286 (62.72%) Microsoft
2 228 (50.00%) VMware
3 87 (19.08%) Citrix
4 60 (13.16%) Cisco
5 39 (8.55%) HP
6 20 (4.39%) IBM
7 19 (4.17%) Oracle
8 18 (3.95%) Dell
8 18 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.29%) Apple
9 15 (3.29%) CommVault
9 15 (3.29%) Symantec
9 15 (3.29%) McAfee
10 13 (2.85%) EMC
11 11 (2.41%) WatchGuard
11 11 (2.41%) Veeam
11 11 (2.41%) Bomgar
12 10 (2.19%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.19%) Juniper
13 8 (1.75%) SolarWinds
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £20800 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Bath
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Bath
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
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Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago