Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 -25 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 54 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.75% 5.09% 8.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.05% 18.06% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 128
Dorset median annual salary £28,500 £19,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -32.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £17,000 £17,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £37,500
South West median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +4.84%

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

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 299 299 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.70% 28.21% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 259 286 394
Dorset median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +6 31 £31,500 +10.53% 2
Poole -21 8 £18,000 -2.70% 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 24 (57.14%) VMware
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (52.38%) Citrix
6 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
6 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
7 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
10 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (28.57%) Office 365
11 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (26.19%) SAN
12 10 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (19.05%) DDNS
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
13 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
13 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (16.67%) Finance
15 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
15 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 5 (11.90%) NAS
16 5 (11.90%) Clustering
16 5 (11.90%) Firewall
16 5 (11.90%) Apache
16 5 (11.90%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.90%) Apache
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) SAN
4 8 (19.05%) DDNS
5 7 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall
6 5 (11.90%) NAS
6 5 (11.90%) WAN
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) IPsec
8 1 (2.38%) Skype
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) IT Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) IT Support
3 11 (26.19%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 5 (11.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.14%) Presales
1 3 (7.14%) Project Management
2 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL
2 2 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (2.38%) Migration
3 1 (2.38%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) CCEA
3 3 (7.14%) VCP5
3 3 (7.14%) VCP6
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Citrix
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) HP