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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 55 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 37 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.80% 3.73% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 14.07% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 77
Average salary £26,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £24,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £56,250 £55,000
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
348 263 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.81% 26.51% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 291 226 398
Average salary £29,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +16 32 £35,250 -17.05% 2
Chippenham -17 17 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Trowbridge 0 4 £23,500 -60.83%
Marlborough - 1 £24,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £24,750 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 66 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 61 (56.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (43.52%) MS Excel
6 42 (38.89%) Firewall
7 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
8 35 (32.41%) Windows XP
9 34 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (30.56%) VMware
11 28 (25.93%) IIS
12 27 (25.00%) Internet
13 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (23.15%) ITIL
15 22 (20.37%) MS Office
15 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
15 22 (20.37%) Service Management
16 21 (19.44%) Citrix
16 21 (19.44%) SAN
17 20 (18.52%) SQL
18 19 (17.59%) LAN
18 19 (17.59%) DNS
19 18 (16.67%) Cisco
19 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
20 17 (15.74%) SLA
20 17 (15.74%) DHCP
21 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
21 16 (14.81%) Windows Vista
22 15 (13.89%) WAN
23 14 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (25.93%) IIS
2 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.19%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.78%) Lync
6 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (43.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.37%) MS Office
3 14 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) Firewall
2 27 (25.00%) Internet
3 21 (19.44%) SAN
4 19 (17.59%) LAN
4 19 (17.59%) DNS
5 17 (15.74%) DHCP
6 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 15 (13.89%) WAN
8 13 (12.04%) Network Security
8 13 (12.04%) NAS
9 12 (11.11%) VLAN
10 11 (10.19%) VPN
11 7 (6.48%) IP Telephony
11 7 (6.48%) Multicast
12 6 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.70%) TACACS
14 3 (2.78%) Wireless
14 3 (2.78%) VoIP
15 2 (1.85%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.63%) MySQL
6 5 (4.63%) Ingres
6 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Local Government
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 12 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) Consultant
5 11 (10.19%) Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Help Desk Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Server Support
7 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.56%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.63%) Server Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) XML
2 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 4 (3.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) JSP
5 1 (0.93%) XSLT
5 1 (0.93%) Flash
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.85%) RMADS
4 2 (1.85%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.93%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (56.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (32.41%) Windows XP
4 34 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.81%) Windows Vista
6 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.33%) UNIX
8 9 (8.33%) Linux
9 3 (2.78%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) ITIL
2 22 (20.37%) Service Management
3 13 (12.04%) Change Control
4 12 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.19%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (7.41%) Migration
7 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.56%) Build Automation
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.70%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.70%) Business Development
10 4 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.85%) Information Assurance
12 2 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.56%) VB
4 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) MCSE
2 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.78%) CCNA
3 3 (2.78%) HND
3 3 (2.78%) MCITP
3 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.93%) HNC
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (7.41%) XenApp
4 8 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.56%) vSphere
7 5 (4.63%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.70%) Xen
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.70%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.85%) Nmap
10 1 (0.93%) NFS
10 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.48%) WSUS
2 7 (6.48%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.85%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 68 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.56%) VMware
3 21 (19.44%) Citrix
4 18 (16.67%) Cisco
5 9 (8.33%) IBM
5 9 (8.33%) Dell
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle
5 9 (8.33%) Altiris
6 7 (6.48%) McAfee
6 7 (6.48%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.56%) Sophos
8 4 (3.70%) Trustwave
8 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.70%) Apple
9 3 (2.78%) Lotus
9 3 (2.78%) Symantec
10 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.85%) SAP
10 2 (1.85%) Unisys
10 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago