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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 83 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 246 176 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.07% 3.27% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 11.66% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 225 153 235
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
1568 1509 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 28.03% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1285 1517
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +38 77 £38,000 -3.79% 6
Gloucestershire +5 52 £31,500 -3.07% 7
Dorset -12 44 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Bristol -28 35 £39,500 -12.22% 15
Devon +3 14 £22,500 +8.17% 1
Somerset +11 12 £30,500 +41.86% 2
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 - 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 463 (100.00%) Windows
2 286 (61.77%) Microsoft
3 234 (50.54%) Active Directory
4 231 (49.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 227 (49.03%) VMware
6 219 (47.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 172 (37.15%) MS Exchange
8 145 (31.32%) Firewall
8 145 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 133 (28.73%) Citrix
10 132 (28.51%) SQL Server
11 131 (28.29%) MS Excel
12 108 (23.33%) TCP/IP
13 106 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 104 (22.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 100 (21.60%) SQL
16 98 (21.17%) DHCP
17 97 (20.95%) DNS
18 94 (20.30%) MS Office
19 90 (19.44%) Finance
20 89 (19.22%) ITIL
21 82 (17.71%) WAN
22 79 (17.06%) LAN
22 79 (17.06%) SAN
23 75 (16.20%) Windows 7
24 73 (15.77%) Cisco
25 69 (14.90%) MCSE
25 69 (14.90%) SCCM
26 57 (12.31%) SLA
27 56 (12.10%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 172 (37.15%) MS Exchange
2 106 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 54 (11.66%) IIS
4 53 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (10.15%) SharePoint
6 36 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (6.91%) Lync
8 16 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.51%) Apache
11 7 (1.51%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.08%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.86%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.43%) Site Server
16 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 131 (28.29%) MS Excel
2 94 (20.30%) MS Office
3 15 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.62%) Office 365
2 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (31.32%) Firewall
2 108 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 98 (21.17%) DHCP
4 97 (20.95%) DNS
5 82 (17.71%) WAN
6 79 (17.06%) LAN
6 79 (17.06%) SAN
7 47 (10.15%) VPN
8 25 (5.40%) Network Security
9 22 (4.75%) Wireless
10 20 (4.32%) Internet
11 19 (4.10%) VLAN
12 18 (3.89%) VoIP
13 17 (3.67%) NAS
14 16 (3.46%) NetScaler
15 15 (3.24%) ADSL
16 12 (2.59%) Multicast
17 9 (1.94%) SSL
17 9 (1.94%) FTP
17 9 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (28.51%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.30%) MySQL
7 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (19.44%) Finance
2 16 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.16%) Advertising
4 9 (1.94%) Banking
5 5 (1.08%) Games
5 5 (1.08%) Legal
6 4 (0.86%) Retail
6 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.43%) Back Office
7 2 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (21.38%) Support Engineer
2 66 (14.25%) Analyst
3 58 (12.53%) Consultant
4 53 (11.45%) IT Support
5 49 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (9.72%) Support Analyst
7 43 (9.29%) Administrator
8 40 (8.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 39 (8.42%) Technical Support
10 32 (6.91%) DBA
11 31 (6.70%) SQL DBA
12 29 (6.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 25 (5.40%) IT Support Engineer
13 25 (5.40%) Technical Engineer
14 23 (4.97%) Technical Support Engineer
15 22 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
15 22 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
16 18 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
17 17 (3.67%) Technical Support Analyst
17 17 (3.67%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.89%) HTML
1 18 (3.89%) COM
2 15 (3.24%) XML
3 13 (2.81%) .NET
4 7 (1.51%) J2EE
4 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.30%) CSS
6 4 (0.86%) JSP
7 3 (0.65%) Web Services
7 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.22%) Middleware
9 1 (0.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.83%) Client/Server
3 25 (5.40%) Clustering
4 19 (4.10%) Thin Client
4 19 (4.10%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.10%) Fat Client
5 16 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (3.02%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.16%) LPAR
9 10 (2.16%) Statistics
10 9 (1.94%) AS400
11 7 (1.51%) Replication
11 7 (1.51%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.08%) iSeries
13 3 (0.65%) PDA
14 2 (0.43%) Photography
14 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 463 (100.00%) Windows
2 231 (49.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 219 (47.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (16.20%) Windows 7
5 48 (10.37%) Windows Vista
6 42 (9.07%) Windows 8
7 40 (8.64%) Windows XP
8 33 (7.13%) Linux
9 22 (4.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (2.81%) Windows 2000
11 11 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.16%) UNIX
13 8 (1.73%) Solaris
14 7 (1.51%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.43%) Android
16 1 (0.22%) AIX
16 1 (0.22%) Fedora
16 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.22%) ITIL
2 40 (8.64%) Migration
3 31 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (6.48%) Data Protection
5 26 (5.62%) Service Management
6 25 (5.40%) Configuration Management
7 24 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (4.10%) Project Management
8 19 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (4.10%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (3.46%) Problem Management
9 16 (3.46%) Time Management
9 16 (3.46%) PRINCE2
10 15 (3.24%) Change Management
11 14 (3.02%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.02%) Data Modelling
12 13 (2.81%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.81%) Load Balancing
12 13 (2.81%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (2.81%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 100 (21.60%) SQL
2 23 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.89%) Java
4 16 (3.46%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.73%) C#
6 7 (1.51%) VBScript
6 7 (1.51%) VB
7 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.08%) COBOL
8 5 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.86%) Perl
10 2 (0.43%) XPath
10 2 (0.43%) XQuery
10 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 104 (22.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (14.90%) MCSE
3 49 (10.58%) Security Cleared
4 45 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 41 (8.86%) Degree
6 39 (8.42%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.99%) MCSA
7 37 (7.99%) CCA
7 37 (7.99%) Citrix Certification
8 33 (7.13%) MCP
9 30 (6.48%) MCITP
10 18 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (3.67%) A+ Certification
12 16 (3.46%) DV Cleared
13 15 (3.24%) CCNA
14 12 (2.59%) VCP4
14 12 (2.59%) VCP5
14 12 (2.59%) CCEE
14 12 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (2.59%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.31%) SLA
2 7 (1.51%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 234 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 145 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.10%) Hyper-V
4 51 (11.02%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (9.50%) XenApp
6 32 (6.91%) vSphere
7 31 (6.70%) VMware ESX
8 25 (5.40%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.59%) vCloud
10 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.30%) NFS
12 5 (1.08%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.08%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.86%) Xen
13 4 (0.86%) KVM
14 3 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.43%) XenServer
15 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (14.90%) SCCM
2 42 (9.07%) SCOM
3 33 (7.13%) Backup Exec
4 19 (4.10%) NetBackup
4 19 (4.10%) WSUS
5 15 (3.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (3.02%) SCVMM
7 13 (2.81%) HP SIM
8 12 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (2.59%) Nagios
9 10 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.94%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.73%) Netcool
12 7 (1.51%) Puppet
13 6 (1.30%) Hyperic
13 6 (1.30%) SCDPM
13 6 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 3 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 286 (61.77%) Microsoft
2 227 (49.03%) VMware
3 133 (28.73%) Citrix
4 73 (15.77%) Cisco
5 36 (7.78%) HP
6 30 (6.48%) Symantec
7 24 (5.18%) IBM
8 22 (4.75%) Oracle
9 20 (4.32%) Dell
10 17 (3.67%) EMC
10 17 (3.67%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.24%) McAfee
12 13 (2.81%) AppSense
13 8 (1.73%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.51%) Juniper
14 7 (1.51%) Websense
14 7 (1.51%) Veeam
15 6 (1.30%) Blue Coat
15 6 (1.30%) F5
15 6 (1.30%) Sophos
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Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £25000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + training, holiday, pension
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
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Salary: £42000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare etc
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