The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 65 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.85% 3.25% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.74% 14.01% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 28 58
Average salary £30,250 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.39% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
309 257 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.58% 23.17% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 259 214 361
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +10 28 £37,500 +22.95% 6
Chippenham -2 25 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Corsham -1 1 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Salisbury -18 1 £55,000 -
Marlborough - 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 71 (61.21%) Active Directory
3 66 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (40.52%) VMware
6 45 (38.79%) SQL Server
7 43 (37.07%) MS Excel
8 42 (36.21%) Firewall
9 33 (28.45%) Windows XP
10 27 (23.28%) MS Office
10 27 (23.28%) SQL
11 26 (22.41%) Windows 7
12 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (18.97%) SLA
13 21 (18.10%) ITIL
14 20 (17.24%) IIS
14 20 (17.24%) Citrix
14 20 (17.24%) SAN
14 20 (17.24%) Internet
15 19 (16.38%) Service Management
15 19 (16.38%) DNS
15 19 (16.38%) DHCP
15 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
16 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
17 17 (14.66%) VPN
18 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
19 15 (12.93%) Change Control
19 15 (12.93%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (17.24%) IIS
2 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.31%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.45%) Lync
7 4 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (37.07%) MS Excel
2 27 (23.28%) MS Office
3 16 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) IaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.21%) Firewall
2 20 (17.24%) SAN
2 20 (17.24%) Internet
3 19 (16.38%) DNS
3 19 (16.38%) DHCP
4 17 (14.66%) VPN
5 15 (12.93%) LAN
6 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.34%) WAN
8 10 (8.62%) Network Security
9 6 (5.17%) NAS
10 5 (4.31%) VLAN
10 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.31%) Wireless
11 4 (3.45%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.45%) VoIP
11 4 (3.45%) Multicast
12 3 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.59%) TACACS
13 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.90%) MySQL
6 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.31%) Ingres
7 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.59%) Local Government
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Advertising
3 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (12.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Help Desk Support
5 12 (10.34%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Help Desk Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Server Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Trainer
8 9 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Technical Support
9 8 (6.90%) Server Support
9 8 (6.90%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Trainer
11 5 (4.31%) IT Support
11 5 (4.31%) Server Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) J2EE
3 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Clustering
2 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.59%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) AS400
5 2 (1.72%) RMADS
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (28.45%) Windows XP
5 26 (22.41%) Windows 7
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Vista
7 9 (7.76%) Linux
7 9 (7.76%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.90%) UNIX
9 3 (2.59%) Solaris
10 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) ITIL
2 19 (16.38%) Service Management
3 15 (12.93%) Change Control
4 14 (12.07%) Risk Management
5 9 (7.76%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.17%) Change Management
8 5 (4.31%) Migration
8 5 (4.31%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.31%) Time Management
8 5 (4.31%) Coaching
9 4 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.45%) BCP
9 4 (3.45%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.59%) Process Management
10 3 (2.59%) ITSM
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.28%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.45%) VB
5 2 (1.72%) VBScript
5 2 (1.72%) Java
5 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.07%) MCSE
3 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.03%) Degree
6 5 (4.31%) MCP
7 4 (3.45%) MCSA
8 3 (2.59%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.86%) MCDST
10 1 (0.86%) MCITP
10 1 (0.86%) CCNP
10 1 (0.86%) CCNA
10 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (61.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.76%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.03%) XenApp
6 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.31%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.31%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.59%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.72%) Nmap
9 2 (1.72%) Xen
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.86%) vSphere
10 1 (0.86%) vCloud
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.45%) SCOM
3 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.72%) Nessus
4 2 (1.72%) WSUS
4 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.72%) Netcool
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.72%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.72%) SCSM
4 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.86%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 71 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.52%) VMware
3 20 (17.24%) Citrix
4 12 (10.34%) IBM
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle
6 8 (6.90%) Cisco
6 8 (6.90%) Dell
7 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.17%) Symantec
7 6 (5.17%) HP
8 5 (4.31%) Lotus
9 4 (3.45%) Altiris
9 4 (3.45%) Sophos
10 3 (2.59%) Trustwave
10 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.72%) McAfee
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.72%) EMC
11 2 (1.72%) SAP
11 2 (1.72%) Unisys
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