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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 56 50 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.90% 5.70% 8.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.31% 14.08% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 70
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
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
290 355 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.71% 40.48% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 329 313
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (73.97%) Microsoft
3 84 (57.53%) MS Excel
4 82 (56.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (54.79%) VMware
6 76 (52.05%) TCP/IP
6 76 (52.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 75 (51.37%) Firewall
8 72 (49.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (47.26%) Citrix
10 66 (45.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 64 (43.84%) MCSE
12 57 (39.04%) MCITP
13 55 (37.67%) Active Directory
14 52 (35.62%) CCA
14 52 (35.62%) Citrix Certification
14 52 (35.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 51 (34.93%) Thin Client
15 51 (34.93%) Fat Client
16 50 (34.25%) Windows Vista
17 44 (30.14%) MS Exchange
18 33 (22.60%) SQL
19 29 (19.86%) Windows XP
19 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
20 26 (17.81%) Windows 8
20 26 (17.81%) Hyper-V
21 23 (15.75%) DNS
21 23 (15.75%) ISO 9001
21 23 (15.75%) SLA
21 23 (15.75%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (30.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.79%) IIS
8 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 84 (57.53%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) SalesLogix
2 4 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.74%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (52.05%) TCP/IP
2 75 (51.37%) Firewall
3 23 (15.75%) DNS
4 18 (12.33%) WAN
5 17 (11.64%) LAN
6 15 (10.27%) DHCP
7 13 (8.90%) SAN
8 10 (6.85%) Network Security
9 9 (6.16%) VLAN
10 4 (2.74%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.05%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.05%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.05%) VPN
12 2 (1.37%) Broadband
13 1 (0.68%) Wireless
13 1 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.64%) MySQL
3 10 (6.85%) OLAP
3 10 (6.85%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle OLAP
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.85%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 8 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Support Engineer
2 29 (19.86%) IT Support
3 25 (17.12%) Consultant
3 25 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (16.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (16.44%) Support Consultant
4 24 (16.44%) IT Consultant
5 23 (15.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) Technology Manager
7 7 (4.79%) IT Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (3.42%) Business Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Technical Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) LAMP
2 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.93%) Thin Client
1 51 (34.93%) Fat Client
2 15 (10.27%) Kindle
3 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.11%) Clustering
4 6 (4.11%) iPhone
5 4 (2.74%) iPad
5 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.74%) CESG
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (56.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 72 (49.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (34.25%) Windows Vista
5 29 (19.86%) Windows XP
6 26 (17.81%) Windows 8
7 20 (13.70%) Windows 7
8 14 (9.59%) Linux
9 7 (4.79%) UNIX
10 6 (4.11%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.42%) Solaris
12 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.05%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.37%) Debian
14 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.07%) ITIL
2 17 (11.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (6.85%) ETL
3 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (5.48%) CRM
4 8 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.79%) Project Management
6 5 (3.42%) Workflow
6 5 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.42%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.42%) Time Management
7 4 (2.74%) Stress Testing
7 4 (2.74%) Coaching
7 4 (2.74%) Risk Management
7 4 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.74%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (2.74%) Information Security
7 4 (2.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.60%) SQL
2 10 (6.85%) Java
2 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
3 6 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.37%) PHP5
4 2 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (52.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (43.84%) MCSE
3 57 (39.04%) MCITP
4 52 (35.62%) CCA
4 52 (35.62%) Citrix Certification
4 52 (35.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (15.07%) Degree
6 19 (13.01%) MCSA
7 7 (4.79%) MCP
7 7 (4.79%) MCTS
8 6 (4.11%) A+ Certification
9 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.42%) CCNA
10 4 (2.74%) CISSP
10 4 (2.74%) CISM
10 4 (2.74%) CEH
10 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.75%) ISO 9001
1 23 (15.75%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (45.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (37.67%) Active Directory
3 26 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.42%) XenApp
4 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.74%) vSphere
5 4 (2.74%) XenServer
5 4 (2.74%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.74%) SCOM
3 3 (2.05%) EdgeSight
3 3 (2.05%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 108 (73.97%) Microsoft
2 80 (54.79%) VMware
3 69 (47.26%) Citrix
4 16 (10.96%) Cisco
5 15 (10.27%) Oracle
6 10 (6.85%) HP
7 8 (5.48%) Mitel
7 8 (5.48%) SonicWALL
8 5 (3.42%) F5
8 5 (3.42%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.42%) Sourcefire
8 5 (3.42%) Crossbeam
8 5 (3.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.42%) Dell
8 5 (3.42%) Juniper
9 4 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.74%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.05%) AppSense
10 3 (2.05%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
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