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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 53 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.33% 5.76% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.42% 14.97% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 66
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 £27,000 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
278 354 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.59% 38.48% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 248 326 296
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
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 23 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (82.26%) Microsoft
3 82 (66.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (61.29%) MS Excel
4 76 (61.29%) Firewall
5 74 (59.68%) TCP/IP
6 71 (57.26%) VMware
7 67 (54.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (50.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (50.00%) Citrix
10 57 (45.97%) MCSE
11 54 (43.55%) MCITP
12 51 (41.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 51 (41.13%) CCA
12 51 (41.13%) Citrix Certification
12 51 (41.13%) Active Directory
13 50 (40.32%) Thin Client
13 50 (40.32%) Fat Client
14 49 (39.52%) Windows Vista
14 49 (39.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (29.84%) MS Exchange
16 29 (23.39%) Windows XP
17 24 (19.35%) SLA
18 23 (18.55%) SQL
18 23 (18.55%) Windows 8
19 22 (17.74%) ITIL
20 21 (16.94%) Hyper-V
21 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
22 19 (15.32%) MS Office
22 19 (15.32%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 37 (29.84%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.81%) Lync
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (61.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (15.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.23%) GoldMine
2 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (61.29%) Firewall
2 74 (59.68%) TCP/IP
3 19 (15.32%) WAN
3 19 (15.32%) DNS
4 18 (14.52%) LAN
5 17 (13.71%) SAN
6 11 (8.87%) DHCP
7 9 (7.26%) VLAN
8 6 (4.84%) Network Security
9 4 (3.23%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.42%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.42%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.42%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.42%) VPN
11 1 (0.81%) Wireless
11 1 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.61%) OLAP
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 28 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (21.77%) IT Support
4 24 (19.35%) Support Consultant
4 24 (19.35%) IT Consultant
4 24 (19.35%) Consultant
5 23 (18.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (6.45%) Technology Manager
8 6 (4.84%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.03%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.42%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) LAMP
1 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 50 (40.32%) Thin Client
1 50 (40.32%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.03%) iPhone
2 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.23%) iPad
3 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.42%) Kindle
5 2 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (66.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (39.52%) Windows Vista
3 49 (39.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (23.39%) Windows XP
5 23 (18.55%) Windows 8
6 17 (13.71%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.65%) Linux
8 6 (4.84%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.03%) UNIX
9 5 (4.03%) Solaris
10 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.74%) ITIL
2 19 (15.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (6.45%) CRM
3 8 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.03%) Time Management
4 5 (4.03%) Problem Management
4 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.03%) Workflow
4 5 (4.03%) Project Management
5 4 (3.23%) Stress Testing
5 4 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.23%) Coaching
6 3 (2.42%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.61%) ERP
7 2 (1.61%) ETL
7 2 (1.61%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) T-SQL
2 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) PHP5
4 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (54.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (45.97%) MCSE
3 54 (43.55%) MCITP
4 51 (41.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 51 (41.13%) CCA
4 51 (41.13%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (12.90%) MCSA
6 10 (8.06%) Degree
7 6 (4.84%) MCP
7 6 (4.84%) MCTS
8 5 (4.03%) CCNA
8 5 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.61%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.81%) VCP5
11 1 (0.81%) CISM
11 1 (0.81%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.35%) SLA
2 10 (8.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (50.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (41.13%) Active Directory
3 21 (16.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.23%) XenApp
4 4 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.42%) vSphere
5 3 (2.42%) XenServer
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) SCOM
2 3 (2.42%) EdgeSight
2 3 (2.42%) SCCM
2 3 (2.42%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 102 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 71 (57.26%) VMware
3 62 (50.00%) Citrix
4 12 (9.68%) Cisco
5 8 (6.45%) Mitel
5 8 (6.45%) SonicWALL
6 7 (5.65%) HP
7 5 (4.03%) F5
7 5 (4.03%) Sourcefire
7 5 (4.03%) Crossbeam
7 5 (4.03%) Juniper
7 5 (4.03%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.03%) Dell
7 5 (4.03%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.42%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.42%) AppSense
9 3 (2.42%) Oracle
10 2 (1.61%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.61%) Veeam
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