The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.30% 2.89% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.72% 17.14% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 5
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £55,000 £40,160
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Wiltshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 105 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.85% 16.88% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 98 85 113
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
3 43 (63.24%) Active Directory
4 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (38.24%) VMware
7 22 (32.35%) Firewall
8 20 (29.41%) IIS
8 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 16 (23.53%) ITIL
11 15 (22.06%) Internet
11 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 13 (19.12%) SQL
13 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
14 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
15 10 (14.71%) LAN
15 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (14.71%) SAN
15 10 (14.71%) Citrix
16 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
16 9 (13.24%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
17 8 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
17 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
17 8 (11.76%) Cisco
17 8 (11.76%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 20 (29.41%) IIS
2 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.24%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.82%) IBM Notes
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) Internet
3 10 (14.71%) SAN
3 10 (14.71%) LAN
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.29%) DNS
5 7 (10.29%) WAN
5 7 (10.29%) DHCP
6 6 (8.82%) VPN
7 5 (7.35%) Network Security
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.41%) TACACS
8 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.94%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) WLAN
10 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.47%) IPv4
10 1 (1.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Consultant
2 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (10.29%) Support Technician
2 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) DBA
5 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Administrator
6 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.41%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) IT Support
7 2 (2.94%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) RMADS
3 2 (2.94%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.88%) Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.41%) Solaris
8 3 (4.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.47%) Fedora
9 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
3 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) BCP
4 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.41%) Database Security
6 3 (4.41%) ETL
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.94%) Information Security
7 2 (2.94%) ITSM
7 2 (2.94%) MOF
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.94%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) MCSE
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 4 (5.88%) MCSA
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) CCNP
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (63.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.82%) XenApp
5 3 (4.41%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.94%) Nmap
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.94%) Nessus
3 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) SCSM
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.24%) VMware
3 10 (14.71%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco
4 8 (11.76%) IBM
5 6 (8.82%) Dell
5 6 (8.82%) Lotus
5 6 (8.82%) Blue Coat
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) Juniper
7 3 (4.41%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.41%) Crossbeam
7 3 (4.41%) F5
7 3 (4.41%) Trustwave
8 2 (2.94%) EMC
8 2 (2.94%) Unisys
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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