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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.64% 1.14% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 12.50% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
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
6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 10.91% 9.09% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £52,500 £43,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% +31.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £29,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) SCSM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MOF
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) MOF
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee