The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.00% 2.11% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 10.28% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 107 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.33% 20.50% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 127 96 140
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Wiltshire

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
4 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
6 22 (40.74%) IIS
7 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (29.63%) Internet
9 14 (25.93%) Windows XP
10 13 (24.07%) ITIL
10 13 (24.07%) VMware
11 12 (22.22%) SQL
11 12 (22.22%) Citrix
12 11 (20.37%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (20.37%) Finance
13 10 (18.52%) Firewall
14 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 9 (16.67%) Windows 8
15 8 (14.81%) Degree
15 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (14.81%) LAN
15 8 (14.81%) WAN
16 7 (12.96%) IBM
16 7 (12.96%) Migration
16 7 (12.96%) XenApp
17 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
17 6 (11.11%) vSphere
17 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (11.11%) Network Security

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Internet
2 10 (18.52%) Firewall
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
3 8 (14.81%) WAN
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security
4 6 (11.11%) SAN
5 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) TACACS
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.70%) DNS
8 1 (1.85%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) IPv4
8 1 (1.85%) IPv6
8 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) 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%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
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%) Flash
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) XSLT
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%) RMADS
3 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (25.93%) Windows XP
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) MVC
5 2 (3.70%) ITSM
5 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) ETL
6 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.85%) Content Management
6 1 (1.85%) Information Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) HND
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) HNC
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) XenApp
3 6 (11.11%) vSphere
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.56%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.70%) Nmap
7 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Citrix
4 7 (12.96%) IBM
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) Lotus
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
6 3 (5.56%) Symantec
6 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.56%) Trustwave
7 2 (3.70%) Unisys
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.85%) Alterian
8 1 (1.85%) AppSense
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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