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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 87 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.32% 10.18% 7.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.86% 25.89% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 45 80 66
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,325 £40,000
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
302 336 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.89% 39.30% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 257 304 349
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (88.60%) Microsoft
3 83 (72.81%) MS Excel
4 65 (57.02%) VMware
5 64 (56.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (52.63%) Citrix
7 58 (50.88%) Active Directory
8 50 (43.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (42.98%) MS Exchange
10 43 (37.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (35.96%) Firewall
12 36 (31.58%) CCA
12 36 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
12 36 (31.58%) MCSE
13 31 (27.19%) TCP/IP
13 31 (27.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (25.44%) Windows 7
14 29 (25.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 28 (24.56%) MCITP
15 28 (24.56%) Windows Vista
15 28 (24.56%) Fat Client
15 28 (24.56%) Thin Client
16 27 (23.68%) SCOM
17 26 (22.81%) SCCM
17 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (22.81%) Security Cleared
18 25 (21.93%) SAN
19 22 (19.30%) Technical Architecture
19 22 (19.30%) PowerShell
19 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 49 (42.98%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 83 (72.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.40%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.96%) Firewall
2 31 (27.19%) TCP/IP
3 25 (21.93%) SAN
4 21 (18.42%) DHCP
4 21 (18.42%) DNS
5 18 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 6 (5.26%) LAN
6 6 (5.26%) WAN
7 5 (4.39%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.51%) FCoE
8 4 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.51%) VLAN
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
9 3 (2.63%) SSL
10 1 (0.88%) IPsec
10 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) NUnit
1 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.88%) MSTest
1 1 (0.88%) Moq
General
1 5 (4.39%) Publishing
2 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.42%) Consultant
2 21 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (16.67%) Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) IT Support
5 15 (13.16%) IT Consultant
5 15 (13.16%) Support Consultant
6 14 (12.28%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (11.40%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Citrix Analyst
13 4 (3.51%) Lead Architect
13 4 (3.51%) Architect
13 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
14 3 (2.63%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) COM
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) Thin Client
1 28 (24.56%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.88%) iPad
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.88%) Clustering
3 1 (0.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (56.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (25.44%) Windows 7
4 28 (24.56%) Windows Vista
5 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.63%) Solaris
8 3 (2.63%) Linux
9 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.75%) Android
9 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (14.04%) ITIL
3 13 (11.40%) Fault Management
3 13 (11.40%) Patch Management
4 11 (9.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.39%) Performance Management
5 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.75%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.88%) DSDM
8 1 (0.88%) ERP
8 1 (0.88%) MVC
8 1 (0.88%) Migration
8 1 (0.88%) Scrum
8 1 (0.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.88%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (0.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (0.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (0.88%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.88%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.04%) SQL
3 4 (3.51%) VBScript
4 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (37.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (31.58%) MCSE
2 36 (31.58%) CCA
2 36 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (25.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (24.56%) MCITP
5 26 (22.81%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
6 13 (11.40%) DV Cleared
7 11 (9.65%) MCP
8 7 (6.14%) Degree
9 6 (5.26%) MCSA
10 4 (3.51%) VCP4
11 3 (2.63%) MCTS
12 2 (1.75%) CCNA
12 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 50 (43.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 19 (16.67%) XenApp
5 17 (14.91%) vSphere
6 15 (13.16%) XenDesktop
7 13 (11.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (7.89%) XenServer
9 8 (7.02%) VMware ESX
10 7 (6.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (23.68%) SCOM
2 26 (22.81%) SCCM
3 10 (8.77%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.02%) EdgeSight
5 4 (3.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 101 (88.60%) Microsoft
2 65 (57.02%) VMware
3 60 (52.63%) Citrix
4 12 (10.53%) Cisco
5 8 (7.02%) AppSense
6 4 (3.51%) 3PAR
6 4 (3.51%) Intel
6 4 (3.51%) HP
7 3 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) Avaya
9 1 (0.88%) Novell
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
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