The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 88 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.37% 2.61% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.48% 7.52% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 40
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -23.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £48,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 428 572 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 31.66% 34.69% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 363 432 386
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Witney - 10 £33,250 -
Oxford -7 6 £42,250 +15.75% 2
Wallingford - 4 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon +13 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (73.81%) Windows Server
3 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 48 (57.14%) VMware
5 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
6 40 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
8 28 (33.33%) SAN
9 27 (32.14%) DNS
9 27 (32.14%) DHCP
10 25 (29.76%) vSphere
11 22 (26.19%) SQL
12 21 (25.00%) HP
12 21 (25.00%) Veeam
12 21 (25.00%) Office 365
13 20 (23.81%) Skype for Business
13 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (22.62%) Citrix
14 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
14 19 (22.62%) Hyper-V
14 19 (22.62%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (20.24%) Firewall
16 16 (19.05%) VPN
16 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
16 16 (19.05%) SCCM
17 15 (17.86%) Cisco
17 15 (17.86%) Sophos
18 13 (15.48%) XenApp
18 13 (15.48%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 20 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 19 (22.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.71%) CMS
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (10.71%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Office 365
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) SAN
2 27 (32.14%) DHCP
2 27 (32.14%) DNS
3 17 (20.24%) Firewall
4 16 (19.05%) VPN
5 13 (15.48%) Wireless
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (13.10%) WAAS
7 10 (11.90%) iSCSI
8 9 (10.71%) Skype
9 7 (8.33%) VoIP
10 6 (7.14%) IP Telephony
10 6 (7.14%) LAN
10 6 (7.14%) WAN
11 4 (4.76%) NAS
11 4 (4.76%) VLAN
12 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (5.95%) Marketing
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 21 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 19 (22.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (15.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (13.10%) Cisco Analyst
7 11 (13.10%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 11 (13.10%) Network Analyst
7 11 (13.10%) Server Analyst
7 11 (13.10%) Windows Server Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) Systems Support
8 9 (10.71%) Systems Support Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 8 (9.52%) Administrator
9 8 (9.52%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
2 5 (5.95%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) jQuery
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (4.76%) COM
3 4 (4.76%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (1.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.10%) EMC VNX
2 11 (13.10%) Replication
3 8 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.33%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.33%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.95%) New Media
5 5 (5.95%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (73.81%) Windows Server
3 40 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.10%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.90%) Windows 8
7 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) Migration
2 11 (13.10%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (11.90%) IT Strategy
3 10 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (11.90%) Server Patching
4 9 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (10.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 9 (10.71%) Presales
4 9 (10.71%) Web Filtering
5 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) CRM
7 5 (5.95%) Content Management
8 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Scalability Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) C#
3 7 (8.33%) VB
4 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.76%) Perl
4 4 (4.76%) PHP
4 4 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.90%) MCSE
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.52%) MCSA
4 7 (8.33%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) ISEB
5 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.76%) vSphere
3 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (22.62%) Hyper-V
5 13 (15.48%) XenApp
6 10 (11.90%) Terminal Services
7 9 (10.71%) XenDesktop
8 7 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.76%) KVM
9 4 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 11 (13.10%) WSUS
4 10 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (10.71%) SmoothWall
6 4 (4.76%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (57.14%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) HP
3 21 (25.00%) Veeam
4 19 (22.62%) Citrix
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco
5 15 (17.86%) Sophos
6 12 (14.29%) Apple
6 12 (14.29%) EMC
6 12 (14.29%) F5
6 12 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 12 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 11 (13.10%) Dell
8 10 (11.90%) Symantec
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle
10 1 (1.19%) Avaya
10 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.19%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.19%) Google
10 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard
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