The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.67% 2.44% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 11.11% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £52,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 26.67% 21.95% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 16
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
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 Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Sussex region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Server Patching
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) CTI
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) CTI
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Server Patching
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat