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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.66% 1.85% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.51% 10.75% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +21.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £33,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £55,000 £41,054
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
113 93 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.28% 17.19% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 149
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 £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £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 29 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (33.33%) VMware
7 22 (29.33%) Firewall
8 21 (28.00%) Finance
8 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 20 (26.67%) IIS
10 19 (25.33%) ITIL
10 19 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.33%) Internet
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (16.00%) SQL
12 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
14 10 (13.33%) LAN
14 10 (13.33%) MS Office
15 9 (12.00%) MCSE
15 9 (12.00%) DNS
15 9 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
16 8 (10.67%) CheckPoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 20 (26.67%) IIS
2 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.33%) Lync
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) Firewall
2 13 (17.33%) Internet
3 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.33%) LAN
5 9 (12.00%) DNS
6 8 (10.67%) SAN
7 7 (9.33%) WAN
7 7 (9.33%) DHCP
8 6 (8.00%) VPN
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.00%) Network Security
9 3 (4.00%) TACACS
9 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.67%) VoIP
11 1 (1.33%) WLAN
11 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.33%) IPv4
11 1 (1.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Consultant
2 9 (12.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Support Technician
4 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) DBA
4 6 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) RMADS
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Linux
7 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 5 (6.67%) Solaris
7 5 (6.67%) UNIX
8 1 (1.33%) Fedora
8 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
3 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) BCP
4 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.67%) Service Management
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.33%) ITSM
6 4 (5.33%) Change Management
6 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.33%) Coaching
7 3 (4.00%) Database Security
8 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.67%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.00%) MCSE
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) MCSA
5 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.33%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.00%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.00%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.67%) Nmap
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (2.67%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.67%) Nessus
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.67%) SCSM
3 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
4 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Cisco
4 8 (10.67%) IBM
4 8 (10.67%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
5 5 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 5 (6.67%) Crossbeam
5 5 (6.67%) F5
5 5 (6.67%) Juniper
5 5 (6.67%) Lotus
6 4 (5.33%) Dell
7 3 (4.00%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Trustwave
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) Unisys
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.33%) McAfee
Swindon, Wiltshire
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