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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 112 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.25% 10.00% 8.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 22.39% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 106 88 69
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,413 £40,000 £42,500
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
378 393 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 44.73% 44.66% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 337 386 338
Average salary £31,349 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 28 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (58.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 96 (55.49%) Microsoft
4 91 (52.60%) VMware
5 90 (52.02%) Active Directory
6 81 (46.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (45.09%) MS Excel
8 76 (43.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (37.57%) MS Exchange
10 63 (36.42%) Citrix
11 62 (35.84%) MCSE
12 61 (35.26%) SQL Server
13 60 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 55 (31.79%) SQL
14 55 (31.79%) Firewall
15 54 (31.21%) Windows 8
16 52 (30.06%) Windows 7
17 47 (27.17%) Degree
18 45 (26.01%) TCP/IP
19 44 (25.43%) Oracle
20 42 (24.28%) Exchange Server 2010
21 41 (23.70%) MCITP
22 40 (23.12%) MySQL
23 36 (20.81%) ISO 9001
24 35 (20.23%) ITIL
24 35 (20.23%) Clustering
25 34 (19.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 33 (19.08%) Kindle
27 32 (18.50%) Windows Vista
27 32 (18.50%) Fat Client

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (37.57%) MS Exchange
2 42 (24.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.76%) Tomcat
4 24 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (12.72%) IIS
6 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.89%) Lync
11 1 (0.58%) Kentico
11 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 78 (45.09%) MS Excel
2 29 (16.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (31.79%) Firewall
2 45 (26.01%) TCP/IP
3 27 (15.61%) DNS
4 24 (13.87%) DHCP
5 19 (10.98%) Network Security
6 14 (8.09%) LAN
7 13 (7.51%) VLAN
8 11 (6.36%) WAN
9 9 (5.20%) SAN
10 5 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.89%) SNMP
11 4 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.31%) Internet
11 4 (2.31%) VPN
12 3 (1.73%) ISDN
13 2 (1.16%) Broadband
14 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.58%) NAS
14 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (35.26%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.12%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) OLAP
3 15 (8.67%) RDBMS
3 15 (8.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database
3 15 (8.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.78%) Pentaho
4 10 (5.78%) QlikView
5 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
1 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.58%) Retail
2 1 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (26.59%) Support Engineer
2 36 (20.81%) IT Support
3 23 (13.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (12.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (9.83%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Consultant
6 13 (7.51%) Applications Specialist
7 10 (5.78%) Developer
7 10 (5.78%) Support Specialist
7 10 (5.78%) Support Technician
7 10 (5.78%) Information Specialist
7 10 (5.78%) IT Support Technician
7 10 (5.78%) Security Specialist
7 10 (5.78%) Information Security Specialist
8 9 (5.20%) Applications Support Specialist
8 9 (5.20%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.20%) Support Consultant
8 9 (5.20%) IT Consultant
9 7 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.76%) LAMP
2 1 (0.58%) Ajax
2 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.23%) Clustering
2 33 (19.08%) Kindle
3 32 (18.50%) Fat Client
3 32 (18.50%) Thin Client
4 11 (6.36%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.78%) CESG
6 4 (2.31%) Open Source
7 3 (1.73%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.16%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) W3C
9 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (58.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 76 (43.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (31.21%) Windows 8
5 52 (30.06%) Windows 7
6 32 (18.50%) Windows Vista
7 30 (17.34%) Linux
8 20 (11.56%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (3.47%) UNIX
11 4 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) ITIL
2 25 (14.45%) ETL
2 25 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (6.36%) Network Management
4 10 (5.78%) Risk Management
4 10 (5.78%) Information Security
4 10 (5.78%) Project Management
4 10 (5.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (5.78%) Data Management
5 9 (5.20%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (5.20%) Requirements Management
5 9 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (5.20%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.62%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.05%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.47%) Change Management
8 6 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.89%) Time Management
9 5 (2.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.79%) SQL
2 15 (8.67%) PL/SQL
2 15 (8.67%) Java
3 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.73%) R
4 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
4 2 (1.16%) PHP5
5 1 (0.58%) VB
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 81 (46.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (35.84%) MCSE
3 47 (27.17%) Degree
4 41 (23.70%) MCITP
5 34 (19.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (16.76%) CCA
6 29 (16.76%) Citrix Certification
7 26 (15.03%) MCSA
8 10 (5.78%) CCNA
8 10 (5.78%) CISSP
8 10 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (5.78%) MCP
8 10 (5.78%) CISM
8 10 (5.78%) CEH
9 9 (5.20%) A+ Certification
10 7 (4.05%) MCTS
11 6 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.31%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.81%) ISO 9001
2 22 (12.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 90 (52.02%) Active Directory
2 60 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.29%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.78%) vSphere
5 9 (5.20%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.89%) XenApp
6 5 (2.89%) XenServer
7 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (55.49%) Microsoft
2 91 (52.60%) VMware
3 63 (36.42%) Citrix
4 44 (25.43%) Oracle
5 26 (15.03%) Cisco
6 14 (8.09%) HP
7 11 (6.36%) Dell
8 10 (5.78%) Business Objects
8 10 (5.78%) Cognos
8 10 (5.78%) Symantec
9 6 (3.47%) ProCurve
10 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.31%) Apple
11 2 (1.16%) Intel
11 2 (1.16%) Veeam
12 1 (0.58%) Veritas
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