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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.05% 5.49% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.83% 23.81% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 13
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £26,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,000 £59,500
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
149 126 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.35% 23.08% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 138 108 101
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (77.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
4 38 (64.41%) DNS
4 38 (64.41%) DHCP
4 38 (64.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
6 29 (49.15%) Finance
7 25 (42.37%) SQL
7 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
7 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
8 22 (37.29%) IIS
9 21 (35.59%) Web Services
10 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
11 17 (28.81%) Software Deployment
12 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (27.12%) Internet
12 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
13 15 (25.42%) Clustering
14 14 (23.73%) Workflow
14 14 (23.73%) LAN
14 14 (23.73%) SLA
14 14 (23.73%) ITIL
14 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
15 13 (22.03%) WLAN
15 13 (22.03%) WAN
16 12 (20.34%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (18.64%) VMware
17 11 (18.64%) Marketing
18 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 22 (37.29%) IIS
2 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
3 12 (20.34%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.47%) Site Server
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (64.41%) DHCP
1 38 (64.41%) DNS
2 20 (33.90%) TCP/IP
3 16 (27.12%) Internet
4 14 (23.73%) LAN
5 13 (22.03%) WLAN
5 13 (22.03%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.39%) SQL CLR
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Administrator
1 17 (28.81%) Server Administrator
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Support Technician
4 8 (13.56%) DBA
4 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.86%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Senior DBA
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Server Support
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) Web Services
2 8 (13.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) WCF
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Clustering
2 8 (13.56%) PKI
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (77.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (64.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Software Deployment
2 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Workflow
3 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (15.25%) Line Management
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.69%) ETL
6 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.69%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.69%) Database Security
6 1 (1.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
1 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
1 6 (10.17%) SCOM
2 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (3.39%) Lotus
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco