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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.98% 2.39% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.69% 12.12% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 8
Average salary £36,500 £37,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.31% +21.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £21,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £54,500 £39,880
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
122 99 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.85% 19.72% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 97 93 152
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
4 33 (50.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (33.85%) VMware
6 20 (30.77%) Finance
7 18 (27.69%) Firewall
8 17 (26.15%) ITIL
8 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
10 14 (21.54%) SQL
10 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (18.46%) Performance Improvement
12 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
13 11 (16.92%) DNS
13 11 (16.92%) Cisco
13 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
13 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.92%) IIS
14 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
14 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (13.85%) MCSE
15 9 (13.85%) DHCP
16 8 (12.31%) LAN
16 8 (12.31%) SLA
16 8 (12.31%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
1 11 (16.92%) IIS
2 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.15%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.62%) Lync
6 2 (3.08%) Site Server
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Firewall
2 11 (16.92%) DNS
2 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.85%) DHCP
4 8 (12.31%) LAN
4 8 (12.31%) SAN
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
6 5 (7.69%) WAN
7 4 (6.15%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.08%) VoIP
9 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.54%) Network Security
10 1 (1.54%) Wireless
10 1 (1.54%) WLAN
10 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.54%) TACACS
10 1 (1.54%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Consultant
2 8 (12.31%) DBA
2 8 (12.31%) SQL DBA
3 7 (10.77%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Wintel Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.54%) RMADS
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (50.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 2000
5 5 (7.69%) Solaris
5 5 (7.69%) UNIX
6 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Performance Improvement
3 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) BCP
5 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Coaching
8 3 (4.62%) Database Security
8 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Service Management
9 2 (3.08%) MOF
9 2 (3.08%) ETL
9 2 (3.08%) ITSM
9 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.85%) MCSE
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) MCSA
5 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.23%) XenApp
5 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.54%) vSphere
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.54%) Nmap
7 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Backup Exec
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.08%) SCSM
4 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
4 1 (1.54%) Nessus
4 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix
5 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.69%) F5
6 5 (7.69%) Crossbeam
6 5 (7.69%) Sourcefire
6 5 (7.69%) Juniper
7 4 (6.15%) Lotus
7 4 (6.15%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.08%) IBM
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.08%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
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