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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.16% 5.04% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.17% 21.29% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £55,800 £57,500
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
143 155 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.49% 23.66% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 134 128 96
Average salary £38,648 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,250 £50,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (81.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
4 38 (71.70%) DHCP
4 38 (71.70%) DNS
5 34 (64.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
7 29 (54.72%) Finance
8 23 (43.40%) IIS
8 23 (43.40%) PowerShell
9 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
10 19 (35.85%) SQL
10 19 (35.85%) Internet
10 19 (35.85%) Web Services
11 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
11 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
12 17 (32.08%) Software Deployment
13 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
13 16 (30.19%) LAN
13 16 (30.19%) SLA
14 15 (28.30%) Clustering
14 15 (28.30%) WLAN
14 15 (28.30%) WAN
15 14 (26.42%) Workflow
16 13 (24.53%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (24.53%) Marketing
17 11 (20.75%) ITIL
18 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (16.98%) Line Management
19 9 (16.98%) VMware

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (43.40%) IIS
2 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
3 13 (24.53%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Site Server
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (71.70%) DHCP
1 38 (71.70%) DNS
2 19 (35.85%) Internet
3 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
4 16 (30.19%) LAN
5 15 (28.30%) WLAN
5 15 (28.30%) WAN
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Administrator
1 16 (30.19%) Server Administrator
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (18.87%) Support Technician
4 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) DBA
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (7.55%) Senior DBA
7 4 (7.55%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Server Support
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 8 (15.09%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (81.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (64.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Software Deployment
2 14 (26.42%) Workflow
3 11 (20.75%) ITIL
4 9 (16.98%) Line Management
5 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.43%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.89%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) PowerShell
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) IBM