The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 111 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.73% 12.94% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.10% 29.06% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51 105 89
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,325 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
243 382 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.76% 44.52% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 224 339 387
Average salary £35,000 £31,349 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% -10.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 81 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 69 (63.89%) VMware
4 69 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 63 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 51 (47.22%) Citrix
7 49 (45.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 42 (38.89%) SAN
9 41 (37.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (28.70%) SCOM
12 27 (25.00%) SCCM
12 27 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
14 22 (20.37%) DHCP
14 22 (20.37%) DNS
15 21 (19.44%) MCSE
15 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (18.52%) Hyper-V
16 20 (18.52%) Firewall
17 19 (17.59%) XenApp
17 19 (17.59%) vSphere
17 19 (17.59%) NetScaler
18 18 (16.67%) CCA
18 18 (16.67%) Citrix Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 63 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 49 (45.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (37.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 81 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) SAN
2 22 (20.37%) DNS
2 22 (20.37%) DHCP
3 20 (18.52%) Firewall
4 19 (17.59%) NetScaler
5 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.41%) FCoE
6 8 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.63%) LAN
7 5 (4.63%) WAN
8 4 (3.70%) VPN
8 4 (3.70%) VLAN
9 3 (2.78%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.78%) SSL
10 1 (0.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) NUnit
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.93%) MSTest
1 1 (0.93%) Moq
General
1 5 (4.63%) Publishing
2 3 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Analyst
1 22 (20.37%) Consultant
1 22 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 13 (12.04%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) IT Support
6 7 (6.48%) Support Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) IT Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Citrix Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) COM
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 12 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
4 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.89%) Linux
6 14 (12.96%) Windows Vista
7 12 (11.11%) Solaris
8 10 (9.26%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.85%) Android
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (14.81%) ITIL
3 13 (12.04%) Fault Management
3 13 (12.04%) Patch Management
4 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.63%) Performance Management
6 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (0.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (0.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (0.93%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.93%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (0.93%) Time Management
8 1 (0.93%) DSDM
8 1 (0.93%) MVC
8 1 (0.93%) Scrum
8 1 (0.93%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.89%) SQL
3 8 (7.41%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 21 (19.44%) MCSE
4 18 (16.67%) CCA
4 18 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (12.04%) DV Cleared
7 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.41%) VCP4
9 7 (6.48%) MCITP
10 6 (5.56%) Degree
10 6 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 19 (17.59%) XenApp
4 19 (17.59%) vSphere
5 11 (10.19%) XenDesktop
5 11 (10.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (5.56%) XenServer
6 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (28.70%) SCOM
2 27 (25.00%) SCCM
3 8 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.41%) vMotion
4 6 (5.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 99 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (63.89%) VMware
3 51 (47.22%) Citrix
4 12 (11.11%) EMC
5 11 (10.19%) HP
6 10 (9.26%) Cisco
7 8 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.56%) Intel
8 6 (5.56%) AppSense
9 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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