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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.94% 4.96% 3.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.82% 15.20% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 30
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
297 296 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.23% 32.64% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 242 267 271
Average salary £33,000 £33,163 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (83.81%) Microsoft
3 70 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 70 (66.67%) Firewall
4 63 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (59.05%) TCP/IP
6 58 (55.24%) Citrix
6 58 (55.24%) VMware
7 55 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (47.62%) CCA
9 50 (47.62%) Citrix Certification
10 49 (46.67%) MCSE
11 48 (45.71%) Active Directory
11 48 (45.71%) MCITP
12 45 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (41.90%) Windows Vista
13 44 (41.90%) Thin Client
13 44 (41.90%) Fat Client
14 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (27.62%) MS Exchange
16 24 (22.86%) Windows XP
17 22 (20.95%) SQL
18 19 (18.10%) DNS
19 18 (17.14%) ITIL
20 17 (16.19%) Windows 7
20 17 (16.19%) Root Cause Analysis
21 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
22 15 (14.29%) SAN
23 14 (13.33%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (27.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.81%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.95%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (66.67%) Firewall
2 62 (59.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (18.10%) DNS
4 15 (14.29%) SAN
5 13 (12.38%) WAN
6 12 (11.43%) LAN
7 11 (10.48%) DHCP
8 8 (7.62%) NetScaler
9 6 (5.71%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.71%) Wireshark
10 5 (4.76%) Network Security
10 5 (4.76%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.81%) VLAN
12 3 (2.86%) VPN
13 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) NUnit
1 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.95%) MSTest
1 1 (0.95%) Moq
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.95%) Publishing
2 1 (0.95%) Retail
2 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 27 (25.71%) IT Support
2 23 (21.90%) IT Consultant
2 23 (21.90%) Consultant
2 23 (21.90%) Support Consultant
3 18 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Technology Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.81%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.81%) IT Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.86%) Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) HTML
1 1 (0.95%) .NET
1 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.95%) COM
1 1 (0.95%) CSS
1 1 (0.95%) NHibernate
1 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (0.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (41.90%) Thin Client
1 44 (41.90%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.76%) iPad
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) iPhone
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) PDA
5 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (41.90%) Windows Vista
4 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 17 (16.19%) Windows 7
7 14 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.76%) UNIX
9 5 (4.76%) Solaris
9 5 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) ITIL
2 17 (16.19%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.62%) CRM
5 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.81%) Stress Testing
7 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.81%) Coaching
8 3 (2.86%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.90%) Fault Management
9 2 (1.90%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (0.95%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 1 (0.95%) Performance Management
10 1 (0.95%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (0.95%) ERP
10 1 (0.95%) DSDM
10 1 (0.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.95%) C#
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (47.62%) CCA
2 50 (47.62%) Citrix Certification
3 49 (46.67%) MCSE
4 48 (45.71%) MCITP
5 45 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.67%) MCSA
8 6 (5.71%) Degree
9 5 (4.76%) MCP
10 3 (2.86%) CCNA
10 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.86%) MCTS
11 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.95%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (45.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.52%) XenApp
4 10 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.67%) vSphere
5 7 (6.67%) XenServer
5 7 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) SCOM
2 9 (8.57%) SCCM
3 6 (5.71%) EdgeSight
4 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.95%) MOM
Vendors
1 88 (83.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (55.24%) Citrix
2 58 (55.24%) VMware
3 14 (13.33%) Cisco
4 8 (7.62%) SonicWALL
4 8 (7.62%) Mitel
5 6 (5.71%) AppSense
6 5 (4.76%) F5
6 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.76%) Sourcefire
6 5 (4.76%) Crossbeam
6 5 (4.76%) Juniper
6 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.95%) Novell
9 1 (0.95%) Apple
9 1 (0.95%) Avaya
9 1 (0.95%) Adobe
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