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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 65 103 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 9.10% 11.95% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.64% 29.26% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 81
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £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
275 352 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.52% 40.84% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 317 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (89.74%) Microsoft
3 83 (70.94%) MS Excel
4 70 (59.83%) VMware
4 70 (59.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 61 (52.14%) Citrix
7 56 (47.86%) MS Exchange
8 49 (41.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (35.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (34.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 34 (29.06%) MCSE
12 33 (28.21%) SAN
12 33 (28.21%) SCOM
13 32 (27.35%) Firewall
14 31 (26.50%) Exchange Server 2013
15 30 (25.64%) SCCM
15 30 (25.64%) CCA
15 30 (25.64%) Citrix Certification
16 28 (23.93%) Windows 7
17 27 (23.08%) PowerShell
17 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
17 27 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 26 (22.22%) Security Cleared
19 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (20.51%) DNS
20 24 (20.51%) DHCP
21 23 (19.66%) Windows Vista
21 23 (19.66%) Hyper-V
21 23 (19.66%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (47.86%) MS Exchange
2 40 (34.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (26.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 83 (70.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.21%) SAN
2 32 (27.35%) Firewall
3 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 24 (20.51%) DNS
4 24 (20.51%) DHCP
5 22 (18.80%) NetScaler
6 8 (6.84%) FCoE
6 8 (6.84%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.27%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.27%) LAN
7 5 (4.27%) WAN
8 4 (3.42%) VPN
8 4 (3.42%) VLAN
9 3 (2.56%) SSL
10 2 (1.71%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.85%) IPsec
11 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) NUnit
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.85%) MSTest
1 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 5 (4.27%) Publishing
2 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.71%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 24 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (17.95%) Analyst
3 21 (17.95%) Consultant
4 14 (11.97%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) IT Support
6 12 (10.26%) Support Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) IT Consultant
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Architect
11 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (5.13%) Lead Architect
11 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Citrix Analyst
13 3 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) COM
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Thin Client
1 22 (18.80%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (0.85%) PDA
3 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.85%) iPad
3 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (59.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (23.93%) Windows 7
4 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (19.66%) Windows Vista
6 15 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.55%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.84%) Linux
9 6 (5.13%) Solaris
10 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.71%) Android
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (16.24%) ITIL
3 13 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 13 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 9 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.27%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.71%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (0.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (0.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 1 (0.85%) Data Protection
9 1 (0.85%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (0.85%) Time Management
9 1 (0.85%) DSDM
9 1 (0.85%) ERP
9 1 (0.85%) MVC
9 1 (0.85%) Migration
9 1 (0.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 19 (16.24%) SQL
3 8 (6.84%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (35.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (29.06%) MCSE
3 30 (25.64%) CCA
3 30 (25.64%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 20 (17.09%) MCITP
7 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 13 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 9 (7.69%) MCP
9 8 (6.84%) VCP4
10 7 (5.98%) Degree
11 4 (3.42%) MCSA
12 1 (0.85%) CCNA
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 49 (41.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (19.66%) Hyper-V
3 23 (19.66%) XenApp
4 21 (17.95%) vSphere
5 15 (12.82%) XenDesktop
6 13 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (7.69%) XenServer
8 8 (6.84%) Terminal Services
8 8 (6.84%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (28.21%) SCOM
2 30 (25.64%) SCCM
3 9 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.84%) EdgeSight
4 8 (6.84%) vMotion
Vendors
1 105 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 70 (59.83%) VMware
3 61 (52.14%) Citrix
4 13 (11.11%) Cisco
5 10 (8.55%) HP
6 8 (6.84%) AppSense
6 8 (6.84%) 3PAR
7 6 (5.13%) EMC
7 6 (5.13%) Intel
8 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe
9 1 (0.85%) Avaya
9 1 (0.85%) Novell
9 1 (0.85%) Apple
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