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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Dorset
Rank 35 52 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.76% 4.76% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.78% 15.96% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 29
Median salary £21,250 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.32% -6.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £38,250
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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 213 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 20.90% 29.83% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 72 174 232
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Poole - 9 £18,000 - 1
Ferndown - 4 £21,000 - 2
Bournemouth +4 3 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 54 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (50.00%) VMware
6 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
7 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 17 (28.33%) VLAN
9 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 15 (25.00%) Citrix
9 15 (25.00%) LAN
10 14 (23.33%) WAN
10 14 (23.33%) Windows 10
11 13 (21.67%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.33%) MCSE
14 10 (16.67%) Office 365
15 9 (15.00%) SAN
15 9 (15.00%) Firewall
16 8 (13.33%) MCSA
17 7 (11.67%) XenApp
17 7 (11.67%) SCCM
18 6 (10.00%) ITIL
18 6 (10.00%) DHCP
18 6 (10.00%) Cisco
18 6 (10.00%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) IaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) VLAN
2 15 (25.00%) LAN
3 14 (23.33%) WAN
4 13 (21.67%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (15.00%) Firewall
5 9 (15.00%) SAN
6 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) DNS
7 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.67%) VoIP
8 4 (6.67%) VPN
9 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (5.00%) Advertising
1 3 (5.00%) Law
1 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) IT Support
2 23 (38.33%) Support Engineer
3 21 (35.00%) IT Engineer
3 21 (35.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) IT Support Technician
4 13 (21.67%) IT Technician
4 13 (21.67%) Support Technician
5 6 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
5 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 14 (23.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (6.67%) Presales
2 4 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.00%) Case Management
3 3 (5.00%) Network Design
3 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) MCSE
3 8 (13.33%) MCSA
4 5 (8.33%) MCP
5 4 (6.67%) CCA
5 4 (6.67%) CCEA
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) AppSense
6 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (5.00%) Avaya
7 3 (5.00%) Draytek
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (3.33%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 4 days ago
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago