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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.47% 1.43% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.16% 7.27% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 16
Average salary £35,250 £41,750 £35,893
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.56% +16.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £19,700 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £55,000 £37,500
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
167 110 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.32% 19.64% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 130 95 123
Average salary £34,250 £30,500 £36,785
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.29% -17.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
3 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
5 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
5 22 (40.74%) IIS
6 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 16 (29.63%) Internet
8 13 (24.07%) SQL
8 13 (24.07%) Firewall
9 11 (20.37%) Finance
9 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
9 11 (20.37%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 10 (18.52%) VMware
11 9 (16.67%) Citrix
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.81%) IBM
12 8 (14.81%) LAN
12 8 (14.81%) WAN
12 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
12 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
13 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.96%) Cisco
13 7 (12.96%) SAN
13 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
13 7 (12.96%) Network Security
14 6 (11.11%) Degree

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (40.74%) IIS
2 11 (20.37%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.56%) Lync
6 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Internet
2 13 (24.07%) Firewall
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
3 8 (14.81%) WAN
4 7 (12.96%) Network Security
4 7 (12.96%) SAN
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (7.41%) TACACS
5 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) DNS
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) IPv4
8 1 (1.85%) IPv6
8 1 (1.85%) DHCP
8 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Applications Support
2 6 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) DBA
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) HTML
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) XSLT
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Clustering
1 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) RMADS
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) ITSM
4 2 (3.70%) MVC
4 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (1.85%) Content Management
5 1 (1.85%) Information Management
5 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.85%) ETL
5 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) ProxySG
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) XenApp
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) Nmap
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) IBM
5 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) Dell
6 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 4 (7.41%) Trustwave
7 3 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (5.56%) Lotus
8 2 (3.70%) Unisys
9 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.85%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
9 1 (1.85%) HP
9 1 (1.85%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.85%) AppSense
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Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago