The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 3 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 28.00% - 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Westminster region.

Operating Systems Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 36.00% 15.38% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +71.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Westminster region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Westminster

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) Lync
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (12.50%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp