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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 57 56 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.37% 6.85% 9.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.26% 16.42% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 70
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
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
296 341 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.29% 41.69% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 274 324 294
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
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 21 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (63.37%) Microsoft
3 97 (56.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 97 (56.40%) VMware
4 90 (52.33%) MS Excel
5 89 (51.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 84 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (43.60%) Citrix
8 73 (42.44%) MCSE
9 71 (41.28%) Active Directory
9 71 (41.28%) Firewall
10 69 (40.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 68 (39.53%) TCP/IP
12 56 (32.56%) MCITP
13 53 (30.81%) SQL
14 50 (29.07%) SQL Server
14 50 (29.07%) MS Exchange
15 48 (27.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 47 (27.33%) Fat Client
16 47 (27.33%) CCA
16 47 (27.33%) Citrix Certification
16 47 (27.33%) Thin Client
17 45 (26.16%) Windows Vista
18 40 (23.26%) Windows 8
19 36 (20.93%) MySQL
19 36 (20.93%) Oracle
20 35 (20.35%) Windows 7
21 34 (19.77%) Degree
21 34 (19.77%) ISO 9001
21 34 (19.77%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 28 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (12.21%) Tomcat
5 20 (11.63%) IIS
6 13 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.58%) Kentico
9 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 90 (52.33%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) SalesLogix
2 4 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.33%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (41.28%) Firewall
2 68 (39.53%) TCP/IP
3 34 (19.77%) DNS
4 26 (15.12%) DHCP
5 22 (12.79%) Network Security
6 18 (10.47%) WAN
7 16 (9.30%) LAN
8 12 (6.98%) SAN
9 9 (5.23%) VLAN
10 4 (2.33%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.16%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.16%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.16%) VPN
11 2 (1.16%) Broadband
12 1 (0.58%) Wireless
12 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.93%) MySQL
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle Database
3 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.72%) OLAP Cube
3 15 (8.72%) OLAP
3 15 (8.72%) RDBMS
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle OLAP
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.33%) Pentaho
5 4 (2.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 7 (4.07%) Finance
2 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (24.42%) Support Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) IT Support
3 27 (15.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 25 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (13.95%) Consultant
7 20 (11.63%) IT Consultant
7 20 (11.63%) Support Consultant
8 12 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
9 10 (5.81%) Developer
10 9 (5.23%) Support Specialist
10 9 (5.23%) Information Security Specialist
10 9 (5.23%) Information Specialist
10 9 (5.23%) Security Specialist
11 8 (4.65%) Applications Support Specialist
11 8 (4.65%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (4.07%) Help Desk Support
12 7 (4.07%) Business Developer
12 7 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) LAMP
2 1 (0.58%) Ajax
2 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.33%) Thin Client
1 47 (27.33%) Fat Client
2 27 (15.70%) Kindle
3 20 (11.63%) Clustering
4 13 (7.56%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.23%) CESG
6 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.49%) iPhone
8 4 (2.33%) iPad
9 2 (1.16%) Open Source
10 1 (0.58%) W3C
10 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (56.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 84 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (26.16%) Windows Vista
5 40 (23.26%) Windows 8
6 35 (20.35%) Windows 7
7 29 (16.86%) Linux
8 25 (14.53%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (4.07%) UNIX
11 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.74%) Solaris
12 2 (1.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.70%) ITIL
2 19 (11.05%) ETL
2 19 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (5.23%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (5.23%) Project Management
4 9 (5.23%) Risk Management
4 9 (5.23%) Information Security
5 8 (4.65%) Requirements Management
5 8 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.07%) CRM
7 6 (3.49%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.49%) Change Management
8 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.91%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (2.91%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.81%) SQL
2 15 (8.72%) Java
2 15 (8.72%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.16%) PHP5
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
4 2 (1.16%) R
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (51.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (42.44%) MCSE
3 56 (32.56%) MCITP
4 48 (27.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 47 (27.33%) CCA
5 47 (27.33%) Citrix Certification
6 34 (19.77%) Degree
7 22 (12.79%) MCSA
8 9 (5.23%) CISSP
8 9 (5.23%) A+ Certification
8 9 (5.23%) CISM
8 9 (5.23%) CEH
9 8 (4.65%) CCNA
9 8 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.65%) MCP
10 7 (4.07%) MCTS
11 6 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.77%) ISO 9001
2 24 (13.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 71 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 69 (40.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (15.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.81%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.65%) vSphere
6 6 (3.49%) XenApp
6 6 (3.49%) XenServer
7 3 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.33%) SCCM
3 3 (1.74%) SCOM
4 2 (1.16%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 109 (63.37%) Microsoft
2 97 (56.40%) VMware
3 75 (43.60%) Citrix
4 36 (20.93%) Oracle
5 19 (11.05%) Cisco
6 13 (7.56%) HP
7 7 (4.07%) Mitel
7 7 (4.07%) SonicWALL
8 6 (3.49%) ProCurve
9 5 (2.91%) Dell
10 4 (2.33%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.33%) Cognos
10 4 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.74%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.74%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.74%) Crossbeam
11 3 (1.74%) Juniper
11 3 (1.74%) F5
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