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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 70 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 200 254 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.45% 4.72% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.06% 16.18% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 180 221 184
Average salary £32,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1531 1570 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.39% 29.18% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1378 1224
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 60 £38,500 +2.66% 14
Gloucestershire +2 41 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Wiltshire -17 41 £33,500 -11.84% 9
Somerset -13 26 £24,000 -20.00% 7
Dorset -10 16 £32,000 +16.36% 4
Devon -5 15 £19,400 -20.65% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 375 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (57.07%) Active Directory
3 205 (54.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 204 (54.40%) Microsoft
5 189 (50.40%) VMware
6 156 (41.60%) MS Excel
7 153 (40.80%) SQL Server
8 144 (38.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 122 (32.53%) MS Exchange
10 102 (27.20%) Firewall
10 102 (27.20%) Windows 7
11 98 (26.13%) SQL
12 93 (24.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 91 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 81 (21.60%) SAN
15 77 (20.53%) IIS
16 72 (19.20%) MCSE
16 72 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2010
17 71 (18.93%) DNS
18 66 (17.60%) TCP/IP
19 63 (16.80%) Windows XP
20 62 (16.53%) ITIL
20 62 (16.53%) Citrix
21 61 (16.27%) Degree
22 56 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
23 54 (14.40%) Finance
24 51 (13.60%) VPN
24 51 (13.60%) MS Office
25 50 (13.33%) DHCP
25 50 (13.33%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 122 (32.53%) MS Exchange
2 77 (20.53%) IIS
3 72 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (10.93%) SharePoint
5 29 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (7.73%) Lync
5 29 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.07%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.80%) Apache
9 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
10 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.53%) SAS
10 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 156 (41.60%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.60%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.47%) Office 365
2 3 (0.80%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (27.20%) Firewall
2 81 (21.60%) SAN
3 71 (18.93%) DNS
4 66 (17.60%) TCP/IP
5 51 (13.60%) VPN
6 50 (13.33%) DHCP
7 48 (12.80%) LAN
8 30 (8.00%) SMTP
9 29 (7.73%) WAN
10 24 (6.40%) Internet
11 20 (5.33%) HTTP
12 19 (5.07%) Network Security
12 19 (5.07%) FTP
13 18 (4.80%) VLAN
14 17 (4.53%) NAS
15 14 (3.73%) IPsec
16 11 (2.93%) PPTP
17 10 (2.67%) IP Telephony
17 10 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (2.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (40.80%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (6.13%) MySQL
6 20 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.07%) Big Data
12 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.53%) FileMaker
14 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.27%) NetBeans
1 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (14.40%) Finance
2 24 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.93%) Back Office
4 10 (2.67%) Law
5 4 (1.07%) Automotive
6 3 (0.80%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.80%) French Language
6 3 (0.80%) German Language
6 3 (0.80%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.53%) Retail
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Electronics
7 2 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (19.47%) Support Engineer
2 50 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (13.07%) Analyst
4 44 (11.73%) Consultant
5 35 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
6 33 (8.80%) Support Analyst
6 33 (8.80%) Administrator
7 27 (7.20%) Systems Support
8 26 (6.93%) Systems Support Engineer
9 25 (6.67%) Developer
10 24 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
12 21 (5.60%) .NET Developer
13 19 (5.07%) IT Support
14 18 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (4.53%) Technical Consultant
15 17 (4.53%) Technical Support
16 15 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
17 13 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 13 (3.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.47%) XML
2 39 (10.40%) HTML
3 30 (8.00%) .NET
4 26 (6.93%) ASP.NET
5 21 (5.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 15 (4.00%) CSS
7 12 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.13%) Web Services
9 5 (1.33%) Silverlight
10 4 (1.07%) Application Packaging
10 4 (1.07%) jQuery
11 3 (0.80%) Flash
11 3 (0.80%) J2EE
11 3 (0.80%) Middleware
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.53%) Laravel
12 2 (0.53%) Ajax
12 2 (0.53%) Symfony
12 2 (0.53%) JSP
12 2 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.33%) Clustering
2 14 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 13 (3.47%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.93%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.40%) Firmware
7 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.60%) Replication
9 4 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.80%) iPad
11 2 (0.53%) Kindle
11 2 (0.53%) Open Source
11 2 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.27%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 375 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (54.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 102 (27.20%) Windows 7
4 91 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (16.80%) Windows XP
6 39 (10.40%) Linux
7 33 (8.80%) Windows 2000 Server
8 24 (6.40%) Windows 8
9 20 (5.33%) UNIX
10 16 (4.27%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.40%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.13%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.07%) AIX
15 3 (0.80%) Solaris
16 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.53%) CentOS
16 2 (0.53%) Android
17 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.53%) ITIL
2 46 (12.27%) Service Delivery
3 29 (7.73%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (6.13%) Service Management
5 22 (5.87%) Problem Management
6 21 (5.60%) Migration
7 15 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 13 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (3.20%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (3.20%) Mobile Application Development
9 12 (3.20%) Project Management
10 10 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (2.67%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (2.40%) Performance Management
11 9 (2.40%) Data Transformation
11 9 (2.40%) Network Management
12 8 (2.13%) Change Control
12 8 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (26.13%) SQL
2 24 (6.40%) C#
3 17 (4.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.20%) XPath
5 12 (3.20%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.20%) XQuery
6 11 (2.93%) VB
6 11 (2.93%) Java
7 9 (2.40%) PHP
8 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.33%) Perl
10 2 (0.53%) VBScript
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.27%) C
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 93 (24.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (19.20%) MCSE
3 61 (16.27%) Degree
4 42 (11.20%) MCSA
5 37 (9.87%) MCITP
6 25 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 18 (4.80%) CCNA
7 18 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.80%) MCTS
8 17 (4.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.20%) MCP
10 10 (2.67%) HND
10 10 (2.67%) CCNP
11 9 (2.40%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.87%) CCA
13 7 (1.87%) MCT
14 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.47%) SLA
2 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 214 (57.07%) Active Directory
2 144 (38.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 50 (13.33%) vSphere
4 45 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 19 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.00%) XenApp
7 11 (2.93%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.60%) Xen
9 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.33%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.07%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.53%) NFS
13 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (9.07%) WSUS
2 30 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 29 (7.73%) SCCM
4 27 (7.20%) SCOM
4 27 (7.20%) Nagios
5 15 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (2.93%) MOM
7 10 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (2.13%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.53%) SCSM
9 2 (0.53%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.53%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.53%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 204 (54.40%) Microsoft
2 189 (50.40%) VMware
3 62 (16.53%) Citrix
4 43 (11.47%) Cisco
5 26 (6.93%) HP
6 23 (6.13%) Oracle
7 19 (5.07%) Bomgar
8 18 (4.80%) Dell
8 18 (4.80%) CommVault
9 11 (2.93%) Apple
9 11 (2.93%) McAfee
10 8 (2.13%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.87%) Altiris
12 6 (1.60%) Mitel
13 5 (1.33%) SAP
14 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.07%) IBM
15 3 (0.80%) Adobe
Bath, Avon
CV Wow
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cornwall
Hot Rec
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Weston-super-mare, Somerset
networx
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Remit Resources
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
networx
Salary: Start Salary £42,024 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary: £23,945 per annum grade I point 28
Posted: 21 days ago