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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.25% 4.94% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.11% 14.62% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 44
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,350 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
304 301 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.71% 33.82% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 263 272 279
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,275 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 2 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (85.85%) Microsoft
3 74 (69.81%) Firewall
4 70 (66.04%) MS Excel
5 68 (64.15%) TCP/IP
5 68 (64.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (57.55%) Citrix
6 61 (57.55%) VMware
7 55 (51.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (50.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (49.06%) MCSE
10 51 (48.11%) MCITP
11 50 (47.17%) CCA
11 50 (47.17%) Citrix Certification
12 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
13 48 (45.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 47 (44.34%) Windows Vista
15 46 (43.40%) Fat Client
15 46 (43.40%) Thin Client
16 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
18 25 (23.58%) Windows XP
19 20 (18.87%) SQL
20 18 (16.98%) Root Cause Analysis
21 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
21 17 (16.04%) Windows 8
22 16 (15.09%) SAN
22 16 (15.09%) ITIL
22 16 (15.09%) WAN
22 16 (15.09%) SLA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (66.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.77%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.94%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (69.81%) Firewall
2 68 (64.15%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.09%) WAN
3 16 (15.09%) SAN
4 15 (14.15%) LAN
4 15 (14.15%) DNS
5 7 (6.60%) DHCP
5 7 (6.60%) VLAN
6 5 (4.72%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.72%) Network Security
6 5 (4.72%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.77%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.83%) VPN
9 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (25.47%) IT Support
3 23 (21.70%) Support Consultant
3 23 (21.70%) IT Consultant
3 23 (21.70%) Consultant
4 19 (17.92%) Support Engineer
5 18 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (12.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (7.55%) Technology Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.83%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.83%) Administrator
11 3 (2.83%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (43.40%) Thin Client
1 46 (43.40%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.72%) iPad
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) iPhone
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (64.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (44.34%) Windows Vista
4 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (23.58%) Windows XP
6 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 17 (16.04%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.72%) UNIX
8 5 (4.72%) Solaris
8 5 (4.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Root Cause Analysis
2 16 (15.09%) ITIL
3 8 (7.55%) CRM
3 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.77%) Coaching
5 4 (3.77%) Stress Testing
6 3 (2.83%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.89%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (0.94%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (0.94%) Migration
8 1 (0.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (50.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (49.06%) MCSE
3 51 (48.11%) MCITP
4 50 (47.17%) CCA
4 50 (47.17%) Citrix Certification
5 48 (45.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.60%) MCSA
7 6 (5.66%) Degree
8 5 (4.72%) MCP
9 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.83%) MCTS
10 3 (2.83%) CCNA
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.94%) MCT
11 1 (0.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (51.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.60%) XenApp
4 7 (6.60%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.72%) XenServer
5 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) SCOM
2 5 (4.72%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 91 (85.85%) Microsoft
2 61 (57.55%) Citrix
2 61 (57.55%) VMware
3 12 (11.32%) Cisco
4 8 (7.55%) SonicWALL
4 8 (7.55%) Mitel
5 5 (4.72%) Blue Coat
5 5 (4.72%) Sourcefire
5 5 (4.72%) Crossbeam
5 5 (4.72%) F5
5 5 (4.72%) Juniper
5 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.77%) AppSense
7 3 (2.83%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.94%) Novell
8 1 (0.94%) Apple
8 1 (0.94%) Avaya
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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