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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 174 257 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.20% 4.40% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.18% 14.36% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 152 228 232
Median salary £31,000 £33,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.76% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
1428 1790 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.29% 30.65% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1543 1482
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +1 53 £30,000 -22.37%
Gloucestershire -16 39 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Bristol +16 27 £33,000 -12.00% 3
Dorset -4 25 £19,000 -45.71% 2
Cornwall -19 10 £24,000 +14.28% 2
Devon -11 9 £28,500 +12.20%
Somerset -29 9 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 336 (100.00%) Windows
2 273 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 219 (65.18%) Windows Server
4 210 (62.50%) VMware
5 200 (59.52%) Active Directory
6 195 (58.04%) Microsoft
7 177 (52.68%) MS Exchange
8 166 (49.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 141 (41.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 135 (40.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 114 (33.93%) Windows 7
12 110 (32.74%) Firewall
13 106 (31.55%) Cisco
13 106 (31.55%) MS Excel
14 103 (30.65%) DNS
15 90 (26.79%) DHCP
15 90 (26.79%) HP
16 89 (26.49%) Exchange Server 2013
17 88 (26.19%) SQL Server
18 83 (24.70%) TCP/IP
19 79 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 79 (23.51%) Security Cleared
20 76 (22.62%) Citrix
20 76 (22.62%) WAN
21 75 (22.32%) SQL
22 74 (22.02%) SAN
23 72 (21.43%) Linux
24 71 (21.13%) ITIL
25 65 (19.35%) SC Cleared
26 62 (18.45%) Hyper-V

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 177 (52.68%) MS Exchange
2 135 (40.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (26.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 49 (14.58%) SharePoint
6 42 (12.50%) IIS
7 29 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (7.44%) Skype for Business
9 16 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
10 11 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (2.38%) WebSphere
13 7 (2.08%) Apache
14 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 106 (31.55%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.30%) HipChat
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.93%) Office 365
2 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (32.74%) Firewall
2 103 (30.65%) DNS
3 90 (26.79%) DHCP
4 83 (24.70%) TCP/IP
5 76 (22.62%) WAN
6 74 (22.02%) SAN
7 53 (15.77%) VPN
8 49 (14.58%) LAN
9 38 (11.31%) VoIP
10 23 (6.85%) VLAN
11 20 (5.95%) Internet
12 18 (5.36%) MPLS
13 17 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (4.46%) Wireless
15 14 (4.17%) ADSL
15 14 (4.17%) DSL
15 14 (4.17%) Ethernet
16 13 (3.87%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (3.87%) SSL
17 12 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.38%) MySQL
5 6 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.30%) OLTP
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) ClearCase
1 4 (1.19%) CppUnit
1 4 (1.19%) MSTest
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) MSI
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (6.25%) Finance
2 16 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.87%) Advertising
4 9 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.38%) Banking
6 7 (2.08%) Back Office
7 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 4 (1.19%) Publishing
8 3 (0.89%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (24.70%) Support Engineer
2 55 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (16.07%) IT Support
4 50 (14.88%) Systems Engineer
5 44 (13.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (11.01%) IT Engineer
7 30 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 29 (8.63%) Analyst
8 29 (8.63%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (7.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 24 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
11 23 (6.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 23 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (6.25%) Desktop Support
14 20 (5.95%) Administrator
15 19 (5.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 18 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 16 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
17 16 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.95%) Web Services
2 8 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (2.08%) .NET
3 7 (2.08%) LAMP
4 5 (1.49%) Middleware
5 4 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.19%) RESTful
6 3 (0.89%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) COM
7 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.29%) Clustering
2 38 (11.31%) Driving Licence
3 21 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 16 (4.76%) Replication
5 14 (4.17%) EPoS
6 12 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.27%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.27%) iPad
8 9 (2.68%) PKI
9 8 (2.38%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.08%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.19%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.89%) Cybercrime
14 3 (0.89%) SCADA
15 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 336 (100.00%) Windows
2 273 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 219 (65.18%) Windows Server
4 141 (41.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 114 (33.93%) Windows 7
6 72 (21.43%) Linux
7 55 (16.37%) Windows 8
8 43 (12.80%) Windows 10
9 40 (11.90%) Windows XP
10 26 (7.74%) Windows Vista
11 24 (7.14%) Unix
12 14 (4.17%) Windows 2000
13 13 (3.87%) CentOS
14 12 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (2.98%) Ubuntu
16 7 (2.08%) Apple iOS
16 7 (2.08%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.79%) Solaris
18 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
19 4 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.13%) ITIL
2 27 (8.04%) High Availability
3 25 (7.44%) Migration
3 25 (7.44%) Project Management
3 25 (7.44%) Time Management
4 23 (6.85%) Problem Management
4 23 (6.85%) Virtual Environments
5 20 (5.95%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.06%) Load Balancing
7 16 (4.76%) ERP
8 14 (4.17%) Database Tuning
8 14 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.17%) Server Building
9 13 (3.87%) PRINCE2
10 12 (3.57%) DevOps
10 12 (3.57%) Identity Management
10 12 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 12 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (3.57%) Service Management
11 11 (3.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.32%) SQL
2 46 (13.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.57%) C
4 7 (2.08%) C++
4 7 (2.08%) Perl
4 7 (2.08%) Python
5 6 (1.79%) C#
6 4 (1.19%) VBScript
7 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.89%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) Java
8 2 (0.60%) VC++
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 79 (23.51%) Security Cleared
2 65 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 54 (16.07%) MCSE
4 38 (11.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (9.52%) CCNA
5 32 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (8.33%) MCSA
7 24 (7.14%) MCP
8 21 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 21 (6.25%) MCITP
9 19 (5.65%) A+ Certification
10 18 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (4.17%) Degree
12 12 (3.57%) CCIE
12 12 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.38%) HND
14 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.49%) VCP6
16 4 (1.19%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) GPG13
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 200 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 166 (49.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.45%) Hyper-V
4 55 (16.37%) vSphere
5 29 (8.63%) XenApp
6 28 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (7.74%) VMware ESX
8 21 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 16 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (3.27%) vCloud
10 11 (3.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (2.38%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.49%) UAG
13 5 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.19%) Firmware
15 3 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.89%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (16.96%) SCCM
2 52 (15.48%) SCOM
3 29 (8.63%) Backup Exec
4 21 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 20 (5.95%) WSUS
6 18 (5.36%) Foglight
7 13 (3.87%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (2.38%) AirWatch
10 7 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.19%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.89%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.30%) QRadar
13 1 (0.30%) RSA Archer
13 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
13 1 (0.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 210 (62.50%) VMware
2 195 (58.04%) Microsoft
3 106 (31.55%) Cisco
4 90 (26.79%) HP
5 76 (22.62%) Citrix
6 52 (15.48%) Dell
7 46 (13.69%) WatchGuard
8 37 (11.01%) Veeam
9 35 (10.42%) NetApp
10 32 (9.52%) EMC
11 31 (9.23%) Symantec
12 24 (7.14%) Juniper
12 24 (7.14%) Red Hat
13 21 (6.25%) Fortinet
14 18 (5.36%) Intel Security
14 18 (5.36%) Kaseya
14 18 (5.36%) Kaspersky
15 17 (5.06%) Veritas
16 15 (4.46%) Draytek
17 14 (4.17%) Hitachi
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