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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / South West
Rank 108 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 135 224 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.71% 3.86% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.15% 12.74% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 122 196 207
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
1111 1758 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.31% 30.31% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1548 1408
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +9 33 £35,000 - 2
Dorset +4 29 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Gloucestershire -20 29 £30,500 -6.15% 3
Devon +18 25 £28,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol -17 16 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Cornwall -9 4 £24,500 -38.75%
Somerset -11 1 £19,000 -49.83%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Windows
2 238 (79.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 193 (64.55%) Windows Server
4 177 (59.20%) Active Directory
5 168 (56.19%) Microsoft
6 140 (46.82%) VMware
7 118 (39.46%) MS Exchange
8 90 (30.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (29.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 86 (28.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 83 (27.76%) Hyper-V
12 80 (26.76%) Windows 7
13 63 (21.07%) SQL Server
14 62 (20.74%) ITIL
15 58 (19.40%) Cisco
16 54 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2013
17 53 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2007
17 53 (17.73%) Citrix
18 50 (16.72%) Windows 8
19 49 (16.39%) PowerShell
20 48 (16.05%) WAN
21 46 (15.38%) VPN
21 46 (15.38%) Security Cleared
22 45 (15.05%) LAN
23 44 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
24 43 (14.38%) MS Excel
24 43 (14.38%) MS Office
24 43 (14.38%) SQL
25 42 (14.05%) Firewall
26 41 (13.71%) DV Cleared

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
1 118 (39.46%) MS Exchange
2 88 (29.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (8.03%) IIS
6 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.01%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (14.38%) MS Excel
1 43 (14.38%) MS Office
2 9 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.00%) HipChat
3 3 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.38%) Office 365
2 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.01%) SaaS
5 3 (1.00%) IaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.67%) G Suite
6 2 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.05%) WAN
2 46 (15.38%) VPN
3 45 (15.05%) LAN
4 42 (14.05%) Firewall
5 40 (13.38%) DNS
6 35 (11.71%) TCP/IP
7 33 (11.04%) DHCP
8 31 (10.37%) SAN
8 31 (10.37%) SMTP
9 29 (9.70%) VLAN
10 22 (7.36%) NNTP
10 22 (7.36%) X.400
10 22 (7.36%) X.500
11 21 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (6.35%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (4.35%) NAS
14 9 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.01%) Internet
15 8 (2.68%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.00%) MySQL
8 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (6.35%) Advertising
2 10 (3.34%) Finance
3 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.34%) Marketing
4 3 (1.00%) Law
4 3 (1.00%) Legal
4 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.67%) Back Office
5 2 (0.67%) Electronics
5 2 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (27.76%) Support Engineer
2 77 (25.75%) IT Support
3 53 (17.73%) Analyst
4 52 (17.39%) IT Engineer
5 38 (12.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 37 (12.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (11.37%) Support Analyst
8 33 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
9 31 (10.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (10.03%) Server Engineer
11 26 (8.70%) IT Analyst
12 24 (8.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (7.36%) Windows Server Engineer
14 21 (7.02%) Support Technician
15 20 (6.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 20 (6.69%) Desktop Support
15 20 (6.69%) IT Support Analyst
16 19 (6.35%) IT Support Technician
16 19 (6.35%) IT Technician
17 17 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.03%) XML
2 15 (5.02%) .NET
3 14 (4.68%) Web Services
4 10 (3.34%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.34%) Middleware
5 6 (2.01%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.67%) MAPI
7 4 (1.34%) HTML
8 3 (1.00%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.33%) CGI
9 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.70%) Driving Licence
2 27 (9.03%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.02%) Clustering
4 17 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.34%) Replication
7 9 (3.01%) Cybercrime
8 7 (2.34%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.01%) iPad
10 5 (1.67%) EPoS
10 5 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.34%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (0.67%) AS400
13 2 (0.67%) iPhone
13 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.67%) Robotics
13 2 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 299 (100.00%) Windows
2 238 (79.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 193 (64.55%) Windows Server
4 86 (28.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (26.76%) Windows 7
6 50 (16.72%) Windows 8
7 39 (13.04%) Linux
8 37 (12.37%) Windows 10
8 37 (12.37%) Windows XP
9 21 (7.02%) Unix
10 9 (3.01%) CentOS
11 8 (2.68%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.34%) Solaris
12 7 (2.34%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.34%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.74%) ITIL
2 24 (8.03%) Service Delivery
3 22 (7.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 19 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (6.35%) Project Management
5 16 (5.35%) Patch Management
6 15 (5.02%) Information Security
7 14 (4.68%) Change Control
8 13 (4.35%) Service Management
9 12 (4.01%) Information Security Management
9 12 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.01%) Security Management
10 10 (3.34%) Application Packaging
10 10 (3.34%) ISMS
10 10 (3.34%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.01%) Migration
12 8 (2.68%) ERP
12 8 (2.68%) High Availability
12 8 (2.68%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.68%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.39%) PowerShell
2 43 (14.38%) SQL
3 24 (8.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.69%) VB
4 17 (5.69%) VBScript
5 5 (1.67%) C#
5 5 (1.67%) VBA
6 3 (1.00%) Java
7 2 (0.67%) Python
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 44 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (13.71%) DV Cleared
4 32 (10.70%) MCSE
5 25 (8.36%) MCSA
6 19 (6.35%) MCP
6 19 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (5.69%) CCNA
7 17 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.68%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.34%) MCITP
10 6 (2.01%) Degree
11 5 (1.67%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.67%) CCA
11 5 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.34%) CCEA
12 4 (1.34%) CCNP
13 3 (1.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.69%) SLA
2 7 (2.34%) GPG13
3 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (59.20%) Active Directory
2 90 (30.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (27.76%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.35%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.68%) XenApp
6 12 (4.01%) Firmware
6 12 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.34%) vSphere
8 7 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.01%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.34%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.00%) Xen
13 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.67%) UAG
13 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (6.02%) SCCM
2 14 (4.68%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.68%) SCOM
3 10 (3.34%) WSUS
4 6 (2.01%) ArcSight ESM
4 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (2.01%) Nagios
5 5 (1.67%) Grafana
5 5 (1.67%) Graphite
5 5 (1.67%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.34%) OpenView
7 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.67%) Malwarebytes
8 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.67%) Puppet
9 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.33%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 168 (56.19%) Microsoft
2 140 (46.82%) VMware
3 58 (19.40%) Cisco
4 53 (17.73%) Citrix
5 34 (11.37%) HP
6 17 (5.69%) Veeam
7 16 (5.35%) Dell
8 13 (4.35%) Juniper
9 12 (4.01%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.68%) CommVault
11 10 (3.34%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.01%) SonicWALL
12 9 (3.01%) Symantec
12 9 (3.01%) WatchGuard
13 8 (2.68%) Apple
13 8 (2.68%) F5
14 7 (2.34%) ArcSight
14 7 (2.34%) Avaya
14 7 (2.34%) Splunk
15 6 (2.01%) Palo Alto
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