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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 55 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.85% 4.96% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.03% 17.13% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 28
Average salary £38,648 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.53% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,377 £50,000 £57,750
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
352 321 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 30.74% 28.97% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 316 273 212
Average salary £37,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 34 £36,000 +2.85%
Salisbury -5 19 £39,000 +57.57%
Chippenham -8 5 £35,000 +52.17%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (63.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (56.67%) DNS
5 67 (55.83%) Active Directory
6 65 (54.17%) DHCP
7 62 (51.67%) Microsoft
8 38 (31.67%) LAN
9 37 (30.83%) TCP/IP
9 37 (30.83%) VMware
10 36 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 35 (29.17%) ITIL
11 35 (29.17%) WAN
11 35 (29.17%) Firewall
12 32 (26.67%) Finance
13 31 (25.83%) WLAN
14 27 (22.50%) Cisco
15 26 (21.67%) SLA
16 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
16 25 (20.83%) Windows 7
17 24 (20.00%) SCOM
17 24 (20.00%) IIS
17 24 (20.00%) SQL
18 23 (19.17%) Security Cleared
19 22 (18.33%) PowerShell
20 21 (17.50%) VPN
20 21 (17.50%) Internet
21 20 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (16.67%) Web Services
22 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 36 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.00%) IIS
3 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (10.83%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.50%) Lync
9 2 (1.67%) Site Server
9 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (56.67%) DNS
2 65 (54.17%) DHCP
3 38 (31.67%) LAN
4 37 (30.83%) TCP/IP
5 35 (29.17%) WAN
5 35 (29.17%) Firewall
6 31 (25.83%) WLAN
7 21 (17.50%) VPN
7 21 (17.50%) Internet
8 16 (13.33%) MPLS
9 12 (10.00%) Wireless
10 6 (5.00%) SAN
10 6 (5.00%) VLAN
11 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.50%) LTE
12 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.50%) IPv4
12 3 (2.50%) VoIP
13 2 (1.67%) Broadband
13 2 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 32 (26.67%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 19 (15.83%) Administrator
4 18 (15.00%) Team Leader
5 17 (14.17%) Support Engineer
6 16 (13.33%) Server Administrator
7 15 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
8 14 (11.67%) Support Technician
9 13 (10.83%) Windows Administrator
10 10 (8.33%) DBA
11 8 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (6.67%) IT Support
12 7 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
13 6 (5.00%) Server Engineer
13 6 (5.00%) SQL DBA
14 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
14 5 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
15 4 (3.33%) Server Support
15 4 (3.33%) Analyst
15 4 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) Web Services
2 8 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.50%) .NET
4 2 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) JSON
5 1 (0.83%) WCF
5 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (12.50%) Clustering
3 8 (6.67%) PKI
4 5 (4.17%) Statistics
4 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) CCTV
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (63.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.67%) Linux
6 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) ITIL
2 17 (14.17%) Software Deployment
3 16 (13.33%) Workflow
4 9 (7.50%) Line Management
5 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.17%) Change Management
7 5 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.33%) Process Management
8 4 (3.33%) Migration
9 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.50%) Benchmarking
9 3 (2.50%) UML
9 3 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) SQL
2 22 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.17%) C++
4 3 (2.50%) Java
4 3 (2.50%) C
4 3 (2.50%) Perl
4 3 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.67%) C#
5 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (15.83%) CCNA
4 18 (15.00%) MCSE
5 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (2.50%) CCNP
7 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 67 (55.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.50%) KVM
6 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (20.00%) SCOM
2 18 (15.00%) SCCM
3 17 (14.17%) NetBackup
4 13 (10.83%) HP SIM
4 13 (10.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (30.83%) VMware
3 27 (22.50%) Cisco
4 19 (15.83%) HP
5 17 (14.17%) Symantec
6 16 (13.33%) Juniper
7 11 (9.17%) SonicWALL
8 8 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (4.17%) McAfee
10 4 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.50%) Trapeze
11 3 (2.50%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.50%) Dell
11 3 (2.50%) SAP
12 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.83%) Nimsoft
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle
13 1 (0.83%) IBM
13 1 (0.83%) Nortel