The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Devon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.89% 5.59% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 15.69% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 9
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,500 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,550 £32,600
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 102 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 23.91% 35.66% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 92 69
Median salary £28,750 £31,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.25% -6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 11 £32,500 -2.98%
Plymouth - 1 £24,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (97.78%) Windows Server
3 34 (75.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
5 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
5 26 (57.78%) VMware
6 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 24 (53.33%) SQL
8 21 (46.67%) MS Office
9 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (42.22%) Cisco
11 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (35.56%) VPN
12 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (33.33%) Office 365
13 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (31.11%) VBScript
14 14 (31.11%) VB
14 14 (31.11%) Firewall
14 14 (31.11%) Windows 8
15 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
16 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
16 12 (26.67%) SMTP
16 12 (26.67%) HP
16 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
16 12 (26.67%) Driving Licence

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.11%) IBM Domino
5 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) IIS
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) VPN
2 14 (31.11%) Firewall
3 12 (26.67%) SMTP
4 11 (24.44%) SAN
5 10 (22.22%) LAN
5 10 (22.22%) WAN
6 9 (20.00%) VLAN
7 8 (17.78%) IMAP
7 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) DNS
10 5 (11.11%) MPLS
11 4 (8.89%) POP3
12 2 (4.44%) PBX
13 1 (2.22%) DHCP
13 1 (2.22%) Internet
13 1 (2.22%) SNMP
13 1 (2.22%) VoIP
13 1 (2.22%) Wireless
13 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) IT Support
3 14 (31.11%) IT Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Support Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Field Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) IT Manager
7 7 (15.56%) Systems Manager
8 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (6.67%) ICT Support
10 3 (6.67%) VB Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) MAPI
2 1 (2.22%) CGI
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Driving Licence
2 8 (17.78%) EPoS
2 8 (17.78%) iPad
3 7 (15.56%) AS400
4 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.89%) Clustering
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) CCTV
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (97.78%) Windows Server
3 34 (75.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (31.11%) Windows 8
6 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ERP
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) SDLC
4 5 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) People Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Management
5 4 (8.89%) High Availability
5 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.22%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.22%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (2.22%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.22%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) VB
2 14 (31.11%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.67%) Xen
6 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.44%) XenServer
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) WSUS
2 4 (8.89%) HP SIM
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) OpenView
2 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
1 26 (57.78%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Cisco
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 10 (22.22%) Veeam
5 8 (17.78%) NetApp
6 7 (15.56%) Citrix
6 7 (15.56%) Dell
6 7 (15.56%) Infor
7 6 (13.33%) Sophos
8 5 (11.11%) Avaya
8 5 (11.11%) Lotus
8 5 (11.11%) NETGEAR
8 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 5 (11.11%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.44%) arcserve
9 2 (4.44%) IBM
9 2 (4.44%) Webroot
10 1 (2.22%) Symantec