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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.72% 2.14% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.61% 11.00% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 15
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 £23,750 £20,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £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
153 100 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.06% 19.46% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 128 91 137
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
3 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
4 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
6 22 (41.51%) IIS
7 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
8 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (30.19%) Internet
10 13 (24.53%) ITIL
10 13 (24.53%) Windows XP
10 13 (24.53%) VMware
11 12 (22.64%) SQL
12 11 (20.75%) Citrix
12 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
13 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
14 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (15.09%) Firewall
15 8 (15.09%) Degree
15 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
16 7 (13.21%) XenApp
16 7 (13.21%) IBM
16 7 (13.21%) MCSE
16 7 (13.21%) LAN
16 7 (13.21%) WAN
17 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
17 6 (11.32%) Cisco
17 6 (11.32%) SAN
17 6 (11.32%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (41.51%) IIS
2 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Internet
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) LAN
3 7 (13.21%) WAN
4 6 (11.32%) Network Security
4 6 (11.32%) SAN
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.66%) TACACS
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) DNS
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Applications Support
2 6 (11.32%) Support Technician
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
3 1 (1.89%) Flash
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Clustering
1 3 (5.66%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
2 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.89%) RMADS
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (24.53%) Windows XP
5 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) ITSM
5 2 (3.77%) MVC
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.89%) Change Control
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.89%) Information Security
6 1 (1.89%) Content Management
6 1 (1.89%) Information Management
6 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.89%) ETL
6 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 7 (13.21%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) HND
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.77%) CCNA
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) HNC
8 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) XenApp
3 6 (11.32%) vSphere
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.89%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) IBM
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec
6 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.66%) Lotus
6 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) Unisys
7 2 (3.77%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.89%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.89%) AppSense
8 1 (1.89%) Alterian
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £33000 - £37500 per annum + shift allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 27 days ago