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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 90 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 10.50% 9.98% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.19% 23.08% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 89 81 64
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
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
372 351 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.41% 43.23% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 335 347 313
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (57.71%) Microsoft
3 99 (56.57%) VMware
4 97 (55.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 86 (49.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (48.57%) MS Excel
7 84 (48.00%) Active Directory
8 81 (46.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (40.00%) Citrix
10 69 (39.43%) MCSE
11 66 (37.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (36.00%) Firewall
13 59 (33.71%) MS Exchange
14 58 (33.14%) SQL Server
15 55 (31.43%) TCP/IP
16 54 (30.86%) Windows 8
17 53 (30.29%) SQL
18 50 (28.57%) Windows 7
19 49 (28.00%) MCITP
20 47 (26.86%) Degree
21 44 (25.14%) Oracle
22 42 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 40 (22.86%) Fat Client
23 40 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
23 40 (22.86%) MySQL
23 40 (22.86%) Thin Client
24 37 (21.14%) CCA
24 37 (21.14%) Citrix Certification
24 37 (21.14%) Windows Vista
25 36 (20.57%) ISO 9001

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (33.71%) MS Exchange
2 40 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.57%) Tomcat
4 22 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (11.43%) IIS
6 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.86%) Lync
8 5 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) Kentico
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 28 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (36.00%) Firewall
2 55 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 25 (14.29%) DNS
4 24 (13.71%) DHCP
5 19 (10.86%) Network Security
6 16 (9.14%) LAN
7 15 (8.57%) VLAN
8 13 (7.43%) WAN
9 11 (6.29%) SAN
10 5 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.86%) SNMP
11 4 (2.29%) Internet
11 4 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.71%) VPN
12 3 (1.71%) ISDN
13 2 (1.14%) Broadband
14 1 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 40 (22.86%) MySQL
3 15 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 15 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.57%) OLAP
3 15 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 15 (8.57%) Oracle OLAP
4 10 (5.71%) QlikView
4 10 (5.71%) Pentaho
5 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.86%) IT Support
3 24 (13.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (13.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Consultant
6 13 (7.43%) Applications Specialist
6 13 (7.43%) IT Consultant
6 13 (7.43%) Support Consultant
7 12 (6.86%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Security Specialist
8 10 (5.71%) Information Security Specialist
8 10 (5.71%) Information Specialist
8 10 (5.71%) Support Specialist
8 10 (5.71%) Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Applications Support
9 9 (5.14%) Applications Support Specialist
10 8 (4.57%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (4.57%) Support Technician
11 7 (4.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.57%) LAMP
2 1 (0.57%) Ajax
2 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.57%) HTML
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.86%) Thin Client
1 40 (22.86%) Fat Client
2 33 (18.86%) Kindle
3 30 (17.14%) Clustering
4 11 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.71%) CESG
5 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.29%) Open Source
7 3 (1.71%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.14%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (55.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 81 (46.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (30.86%) Windows 8
5 50 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 37 (21.14%) Windows Vista
7 30 (17.14%) Linux
8 18 (10.29%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.29%) UNIX
11 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.71%) ITIL
2 25 (14.29%) ETL
2 25 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (5.71%) Risk Management
3 10 (5.71%) Information Security
3 10 (5.71%) Data Management
3 10 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (5.71%) Network Management
4 9 (5.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (5.14%) Requirements Management
4 9 (5.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2
4 9 (5.14%) Project Management
5 8 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (3.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.43%) Change Management
6 6 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 5 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.29%) SQL
2 15 (8.57%) Java
2 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.71%) R
4 2 (1.14%) PHP
4 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.14%) PHP5
5 1 (0.57%) VB
5 1 (0.57%) C#
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 86 (49.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (39.43%) MCSE
3 49 (28.00%) MCITP
4 47 (26.86%) Degree
5 42 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 37 (21.14%) CCA
6 37 (21.14%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (14.29%) MCSA
8 10 (5.71%) MCP
8 10 (5.71%) CISSP
8 10 (5.71%) CISM
8 10 (5.71%) CEH
9 9 (5.14%) CCNA
9 9 (5.14%) A+ Certification
9 9 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.00%) MCTS
11 6 (3.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.29%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.57%) ISO 9001
2 22 (12.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 84 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 66 (37.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.71%) vSphere
5 9 (5.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.86%) XenApp
6 5 (2.86%) XenServer
7 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (9.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 101 (57.71%) Microsoft
2 99 (56.57%) VMware
3 70 (40.00%) Citrix
4 44 (25.14%) Oracle
5 23 (13.14%) Cisco
6 13 (7.43%) HP
7 10 (5.71%) Dell
7 10 (5.71%) Business Objects
7 10 (5.71%) Cognos
8 9 (5.14%) Symantec
9 6 (3.43%) ProCurve
10 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.29%) Apple
11 2 (1.14%) Intel
11 2 (1.14%) Veeam
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