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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 36 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.73% 5.10% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.83% 15.64% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 30
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
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
309 307 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.03% 32.59% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 250 271 280
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 £22,500 £19,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (82.69%) Microsoft
3 74 (71.15%) MS Excel
4 65 (62.50%) Firewall
5 57 (54.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (53.85%) VMware
6 56 (53.85%) Citrix
7 53 (50.96%) TCP/IP
8 51 (49.04%) CCA
8 51 (49.04%) Citrix Certification
9 49 (47.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (45.19%) MCSE
11 46 (44.23%) MCITP
12 44 (42.31%) Active Directory
13 43 (41.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (40.38%) Thin Client
14 42 (40.38%) Windows Vista
14 42 (40.38%) Fat Client
15 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (27.88%) MS Exchange
17 23 (22.12%) Windows XP
18 22 (21.15%) SQL
19 20 (19.23%) ITIL
19 20 (19.23%) DNS
20 18 (17.31%) Cisco
20 18 (17.31%) Windows 7
21 17 (16.35%) Root Cause Analysis
22 16 (15.38%) SCOM
23 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (27.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 74 (71.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SalesLogix
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.88%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (62.50%) Firewall
2 53 (50.96%) TCP/IP
3 20 (19.23%) DNS
4 15 (14.42%) DHCP
5 14 (13.46%) SAN
6 11 (10.58%) NetScaler
7 8 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 8 (7.69%) Wireshark
8 7 (6.73%) LAN
8 7 (6.73%) WAN
9 4 (3.85%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.88%) Network Security
10 3 (2.88%) VPN
11 1 (0.96%) SSL
11 1 (0.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) NUnit
1 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.96%) MSTest
1 1 (0.96%) Moq
General
1 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (25.00%) IT Support
2 23 (22.12%) Support Consultant
2 23 (22.12%) IT Consultant
2 23 (22.12%) Consultant
3 19 (18.27%) Support Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.77%) Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Technology Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.88%) Information Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) HTML
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
1 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.96%) COM
1 1 (0.96%) CSS
1 1 (0.96%) NHibernate
1 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.38%) Thin Client
1 42 (40.38%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.85%) iPad
3 3 (2.88%) iPhone
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) PDA
5 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (54.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (40.38%) Windows Vista
4 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (22.12%) Windows XP
6 18 (17.31%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.73%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.81%) UNIX
9 5 (4.81%) Solaris
9 5 (4.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 17 (16.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.81%) CRM
5 5 (4.81%) Fault Management
6 4 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.85%) Coaching
7 3 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.92%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (1.92%) Stress Testing
8 2 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (0.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (0.96%) Performance Management
9 1 (0.96%) Data Protection
9 1 (0.96%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (0.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 1 (0.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (49.04%) CCA
1 51 (49.04%) Citrix Certification
2 49 (47.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (45.19%) MCSE
4 46 (44.23%) MCITP
5 43 (41.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
7 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.73%) MCSA
9 6 (5.77%) Degree
10 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.81%) MCP
11 3 (2.88%) CCNA
11 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.88%) MCTS
12 1 (0.96%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (12.50%) XenApp
3 13 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 10 (9.62%) vSphere
4 10 (9.62%) XenServer
4 10 (9.62%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (8.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) SCOM
2 15 (14.42%) SCCM
3 9 (8.65%) EdgeSight
4 7 (6.73%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 86 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 56 (53.85%) Citrix
2 56 (53.85%) VMware
3 18 (17.31%) Cisco
4 9 (8.65%) AppSense
5 5 (4.81%) Mitel
5 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
5 5 (4.81%) Sourcefire
5 5 (4.81%) Crossbeam
5 5 (4.81%) SonicWALL
5 5 (4.81%) F5
5 5 (4.81%) Juniper
5 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.88%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.96%) Novell
7 1 (0.96%) Apple
7 1 (0.96%) Avaya
7 1 (0.96%) Adobe
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