The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 31 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.42% 3.81% 7.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.77% 10.26% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 50 30 73
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,850 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
310 302 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.29% 37.10% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 274 275 317
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Hampshire

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 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (70.87%) MS Exchange
3 71 (68.93%) VMware
4 69 (66.99%) Active Directory
5 66 (64.08%) Microsoft
6 65 (63.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (59.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 59 (57.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (56.31%) Citrix
10 52 (50.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (44.66%) MS Excel
12 45 (43.69%) Firewall
13 39 (37.86%) TCP/IP
14 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (35.92%) MCSE
16 35 (33.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 33 (32.04%) CCA
17 33 (32.04%) Citrix Certification
18 32 (31.07%) Windows 7
19 31 (30.10%) MCITP
20 29 (28.16%) Windows Vista
21 22 (21.36%) Clustering
21 22 (21.36%) Windows 8
22 19 (18.45%) Windows XP
23 18 (17.48%) Cisco
23 18 (17.48%) Symantec
23 18 (17.48%) Degree
24 17 (16.50%) Backup Exec
24 17 (16.50%) Thin Client
24 17 (16.50%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 73 (70.87%) MS Exchange
2 61 (59.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (12.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.88%) Lync
6 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.94%) IIS
7 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (44.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 45 (43.69%) Firewall
2 39 (37.86%) TCP/IP
3 17 (16.50%) SAN
4 16 (15.53%) DNS
5 14 (13.59%) VLAN
6 12 (11.65%) LAN
7 9 (8.74%) WAN
8 7 (6.80%) DHCP
9 5 (4.85%) SNMP
10 4 (3.88%) VPN
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.91%) ISDN
11 3 (2.91%) Internet
12 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.97%) IPsec
13 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.97%) Network Security
13 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.88%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.88%) QlikView
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.77%) French Language
2 4 (3.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Publishing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (53.40%) IT Support
2 24 (23.30%) IT Consultant
2 24 (23.30%) Consultant
2 24 (23.30%) Support Consultant
3 20 (19.42%) Support Technician
3 20 (19.42%) IT Support Technician
4 17 (16.50%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Design Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.80%) Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) IT Technician
8 4 (3.88%) Senior IT Technician
8 4 (3.88%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Network Operations Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Technician
9 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) LAMP
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Clustering
2 17 (16.50%) Thin Client
2 17 (16.50%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.85%) Replication
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.91%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.91%) Kindle
5 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.97%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (63.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (31.07%) Windows 7
5 29 (28.16%) Windows Vista
6 22 (21.36%) Windows 8
7 19 (18.45%) Windows XP
8 11 (10.68%) UNIX
9 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.91%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.94%) Linux
11 1 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.62%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Network Management
3 9 (8.74%) Identity Management
3 9 (8.74%) Load Balancing
4 8 (7.77%) Project Management
5 4 (3.88%) ETL
5 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.88%) Data Management
5 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.91%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.94%) Migration
7 2 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.97%) Automated Testing
8 1 (0.97%) Integration Testing
8 1 (0.97%) System Testing
8 1 (0.97%) Time Management
8 1 (0.97%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.97%) C
3 1 (0.97%) C#
3 1 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (50.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (35.92%) MCSE
3 35 (33.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (32.04%) CCA
4 33 (32.04%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (30.10%) MCITP
6 18 (17.48%) Degree
7 10 (9.71%) MCSA
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.83%) CCNA
9 4 (3.88%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (3.88%) MCP
10 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.94%) CCNP
12 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.97%) CCSA
12 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (66.99%) Active Directory
2 59 (57.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.83%) XenApp
4 6 (5.83%) vSphere
5 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.97%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) Backup Exec
2 9 (8.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.94%) WSUS
4 1 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (68.93%) VMware
2 66 (64.08%) Microsoft
3 58 (56.31%) Citrix
4 18 (17.48%) Symantec
4 18 (17.48%) Cisco
5 13 (12.62%) Dell
6 8 (7.77%) Veritas
7 6 (5.83%) HP
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle
9 4 (3.88%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.88%) Cognos
9 4 (3.88%) IBM
9 4 (3.88%) Veeam
10 3 (2.91%) Apple
11 1 (0.97%) Wyse
11 1 (0.97%) Mitel
11 1 (0.97%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.97%) Intel
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