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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.16% 4.52% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.93% 20.91% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 13
Average salary £38,648 £34,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.84% -7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,350 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
111 110 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 22.07% 21.61% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 96 102
Average salary £38,250 £33,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.03% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 29 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (59.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
5 32 (52.46%) DNS
5 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
6 30 (49.18%) DHCP
7 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
8 27 (44.26%) SQL
8 27 (44.26%) Finance
9 23 (37.70%) PowerShell
9 23 (37.70%) IIS
10 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
11 20 (32.79%) Web Services
12 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (27.87%) ITIL
14 16 (26.23%) Software Deployment
15 14 (22.95%) Clustering
16 13 (21.31%) VMware
16 13 (21.31%) Workflow
17 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (19.67%) Performance Improvement
18 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
18 11 (18.03%) BizTalk Server
19 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
20 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
20 9 (14.75%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (37.70%) IIS
2 11 (18.03%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.20%) Site Server
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) DNS
2 30 (49.18%) DHCP
3 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.75%) LAN
5 8 (13.11%) WAN
5 8 (13.11%) Internet
6 6 (9.84%) WLAN
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.64%) SAN
8 1 (1.64%) Firewall
8 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL CLR
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Back Office
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Administrator
2 18 (29.51%) Server Administrator
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (18.03%) DBA
5 10 (16.39%) SQL DBA
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Senior DBA
7 5 (8.20%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.56%) Senior SQL DBA
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Web Services
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Clustering
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (59.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) ITIL
2 16 (26.23%) Software Deployment
3 13 (21.31%) Workflow
4 12 (19.67%) Performance Improvement
5 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (13.11%) Line Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.28%) Service Management
8 2 (3.28%) ITSM
8 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.64%) Database Security
9 1 (1.64%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.64%) Coaching
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCOM
2 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Lotus
6 1 (1.64%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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