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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 116 48 70
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 129 307 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.46% 5.26% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.40% 17.25% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 116 243 208
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,150
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
1373 1780 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.21% 30.50% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1191 1500 1395
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 May 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 May 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
Gloucestershire -41 31 £38,000 +22.58% 5
Bristol -2 29 £38,500 +28.33% 13
Cornwall -7 24 £23,000 +9.52%
Wiltshire -35 20 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Dorset -20 10 £35,750 +2.14% 4
Somerset -36 9 £26,000 -27.77% 1
Devon -2 6 £29,000 +18.97%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 339 (100.00%) Windows
2 249 (73.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 213 (62.83%) Windows Server
4 207 (61.06%) Active Directory
5 203 (59.88%) VMware
6 196 (57.82%) Microsoft
7 172 (50.74%) MS Exchange
8 169 (49.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 136 (40.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 123 (36.28%) Windows 7
11 121 (35.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 119 (35.10%) Firewall
13 103 (30.38%) Citrix
14 102 (30.09%) SQL Server
15 100 (29.50%) SQL
16 90 (26.55%) ITIL
17 88 (25.96%) Cisco
18 87 (25.66%) MS Excel
19 86 (25.37%) DNS
20 82 (24.19%) TCP/IP
21 79 (23.30%) HP
22 77 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2013
23 76 (22.42%) Linux
24 74 (21.83%) DHCP
24 74 (21.83%) SAN
25 69 (20.35%) Security Cleared
26 66 (19.47%) Microsoft Certification
27 63 (18.58%) WAN
28 62 (18.29%) XenApp
29 60 (17.70%) Windows 8

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
1 172 (50.74%) MS Exchange
2 136 (40.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 57 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 49 (14.45%) SharePoint
6 46 (13.57%) IIS
7 34 (10.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 34 (10.03%) Skype for Business
8 20 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 13 (3.83%) Apache
9 13 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (3.24%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (2.36%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.59%) nginx
15 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (25.66%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (5.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.72%) Office 365
2 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (35.10%) Firewall
2 86 (25.37%) DNS
3 82 (24.19%) TCP/IP
4 74 (21.83%) DHCP
4 74 (21.83%) SAN
5 63 (18.58%) WAN
6 51 (15.04%) LAN
7 49 (14.45%) VPN
8 41 (12.09%) VLAN
9 31 (9.14%) Internet
10 18 (5.31%) VoIP
11 13 (3.83%) ADSL
12 12 (3.54%) IPsec
12 12 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.95%) Wireless
14 8 (2.36%) BGP
14 8 (2.36%) NAS
14 8 (2.36%) OSPF
15 7 (2.06%) HTTP
16 6 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (30.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.54%) MySQL
5 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) OLTP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.88%) CppUnit
2 3 (0.88%) MSTest
3 2 (0.59%) MSI
3 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (12.98%) Finance
2 19 (5.60%) Advertising
3 16 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.83%) Banking
5 11 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.06%) Legal
7 6 (1.77%) Back Office
8 5 (1.47%) Electronics
9 4 (1.18%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) Law
11 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.59%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (19.76%) Support Engineer
2 65 (19.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (16.81%) IT Support
4 44 (12.98%) Systems Engineer
5 41 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (10.32%) Analyst
7 34 (10.03%) IT Engineer
8 31 (9.14%) Administrator
9 27 (7.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 24 (7.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 21 (6.19%) IT Manager
13 20 (5.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 19 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 19 (5.60%) Support Analyst
15 18 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (5.31%) Windows Administrator
16 16 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 13 (3.83%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) Web Services
2 12 (3.54%) LAMP
3 11 (3.24%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (2.36%) .NET
5 4 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.88%) RESTful
7 2 (0.59%) HTML
8 1 (0.29%) COM
8 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.29%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.44%) EqualLogic
2 30 (8.85%) Clustering
3 24 (7.08%) Driving Licence
4 23 (6.78%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.90%) EPoS
6 16 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.72%) Blackberry
7 14 (4.13%) iPad
8 12 (3.54%) PKI
9 9 (2.65%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.77%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.18%) iPhone
13 4 (1.18%) SCADA
14 3 (0.88%) CMDB
14 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 339 (100.00%) Windows
2 249 (73.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 213 (62.83%) Windows Server
4 123 (36.28%) Windows 7
5 121 (35.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 76 (22.42%) Linux
7 60 (17.70%) Windows 8
8 49 (14.45%) Windows 10
9 29 (8.55%) Windows Vista
10 27 (7.96%) Unix
11 26 (7.67%) Windows XP
12 25 (7.37%) Windows 2000
13 17 (5.01%) CentOS
14 16 (4.72%) Mac OS
15 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (2.36%) Mac OS X
17 7 (2.06%) Apple iOS
17 7 (2.06%) FreeNAS
18 6 (1.77%) Solaris
19 5 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.55%) ITIL
2 32 (9.44%) Time Management
3 30 (8.85%) Project Management
4 29 (8.55%) Mentoring
5 26 (7.67%) ERP
6 23 (6.78%) Migration
7 20 (5.90%) Database Tuning
8 17 (5.01%) Identity Management
9 16 (4.72%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.42%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.83%) Problem Management
13 12 (3.54%) Business Transformation
13 12 (3.54%) High Availability
13 12 (3.54%) Service Management
14 10 (2.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (2.95%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (2.95%) Incident Management
14 10 (2.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 100 (29.50%) SQL
2 45 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.72%) C
4 12 (3.54%) Perl
4 12 (3.54%) Python
5 11 (3.24%) Java
6 8 (2.36%) C#
7 6 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (0.59%) VB
8 2 (0.59%) VC++
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 66 (19.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 37 (10.91%) MCSE
5 25 (7.37%) Degree
6 24 (7.08%) MCSA
7 22 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (5.60%) A+ Certification
9 18 (5.31%) CCNA
9 18 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (5.31%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (3.83%) MCP
11 12 (3.54%) MCITP
12 11 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.95%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.36%) HND
15 5 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.47%) MCDST
16 4 (1.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.77%) GPG13
3 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 207 (61.06%) Active Directory
2 169 (49.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.29%) XenApp
4 58 (17.11%) Hyper-V
5 53 (15.63%) vSphere
6 29 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (6.19%) VMware ESX
8 20 (5.90%) XenDesktop
9 12 (3.54%) vCloud
10 9 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.18%) UAG
13 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.29%) Dovecot
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.29%) Postfix
15 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (15.04%) SCCM
1 51 (15.04%) SCOM
2 30 (8.85%) McAfee ePO
3 26 (7.67%) NetBackup
4 25 (7.37%) Foglight
5 23 (6.78%) WSUS
6 20 (5.90%) Backup Exec
6 20 (5.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (2.65%) Nagios
7 9 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.77%) QRadar
8 6 (1.77%) RSA Archer
9 4 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
10 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.29%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.29%) cPanel
11 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.29%) Plesk
Vendors
1 203 (59.88%) VMware
2 196 (57.82%) Microsoft
3 103 (30.38%) Citrix
4 88 (25.96%) Cisco
5 79 (23.30%) HP
6 52 (15.34%) Dell
7 47 (13.86%) NetApp
8 42 (12.39%) Intel Security
9 40 (11.80%) EMC
9 40 (11.80%) WatchGuard
10 29 (8.55%) Veeam
11 26 (7.67%) Symantec
12 25 (7.37%) Fortinet
12 25 (7.37%) Kaseya
12 25 (7.37%) Kaspersky
13 20 (5.90%) Red Hat
14 12 (3.54%) Apple
15 10 (2.95%) Hitachi
15 10 (2.95%) Oracle
16 9 (2.65%) Sophos
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stanley Black Decker
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Contributory pension scheme, 30 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Wareham, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum 33days hols,parking,pension+more
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum 31days hols,pension,parking,medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Stonehouse, Stroud, Cheltenham,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £28-35,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Stonehouse, Stroud, Cheltenham,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £28-35,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Stonehouse, Stroud, Cheltenham,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £28-35,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, South West
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago