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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 90 71
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.72% 1.80% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.25% 5.26% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 26 39
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,353 £25,000 £23,207
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £38,500 £52,500
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 471 494 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 33.08% 34.21% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 431 382 322
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 March 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 30 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
Oxford +20 30 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Abingdon +19 8 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Wallingford - 7 £31,500 -
Witney -7 1 £35,000 +29.62%
Bicester - 1 £41,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (84.52%) Windows Server
3 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 45 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 38 (45.24%) VMware
7 35 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
9 26 (30.95%) VPN
10 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (26.19%) SAN
11 21 (25.00%) Firewall
11 21 (25.00%) Wireless
12 19 (22.62%) DNS
12 19 (22.62%) DHCP
12 19 (22.62%) Cisco
13 18 (21.43%) Forcepoint
13 18 (21.43%) Skype for Business
13 18 (21.43%) Office 365
14 17 (20.24%) F5
14 17 (20.24%) Cisco ISE
14 17 (20.24%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (20.24%) Cisco Wireless
14 17 (20.24%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (20.24%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
14 17 (20.24%) SolarWinds
14 17 (20.24%) WAAS
14 17 (20.24%) HP
15 14 (16.67%) EMC

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 18 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 13 (15.48%) CMS
2 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) VPN
2 22 (26.19%) SAN
3 21 (25.00%) Firewall
3 21 (25.00%) Wireless
4 19 (22.62%) DHCP
4 19 (22.62%) DNS
5 17 (20.24%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (20.24%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (20.24%) Cisco ISE
5 17 (20.24%) Cisco Wireless
5 17 (20.24%) WAAS
6 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.95%) VoIP
8 4 (4.76%) NAS
8 4 (4.76%) VLAN
9 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.38%) Internet
10 2 (2.38%) LAN
10 2 (2.38%) WAN
11 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
4 5 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Subversion
1 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 17 (20.24%) Network Analyst
5 16 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
6 14 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 13 (15.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 13 (15.48%) Server Analyst
7 13 (15.48%) Windows Server Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Developer
8 9 (10.71%) HTML Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Administrator
10 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Support Technician
11 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) Web Services
3 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.71%) CSS
3 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 9 (10.71%) jQuery
4 5 (5.95%) HTML5
4 5 (5.95%) HTML5 Canvas
4 5 (5.95%) XHTML
5 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.76%) COM
5 4 (4.76%) Silverlight
6 3 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) EMC VNX
2 12 (14.29%) Replication
3 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.71%) New Media
4 9 (10.71%) N-Tier
5 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.76%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.38%) Derivative
7 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (84.52%) Windows Server
3 45 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.38%) Linux
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (14.29%) Server Patching
3 9 (10.71%) Content Management
4 7 (8.33%) Change Control
4 7 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.14%) Service Management
6 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Scalability Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.57%) CRM
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.57%) Manual Testing
8 3 (3.57%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) C#
3 7 (8.33%) VB
4 6 (7.14%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) VBScript
6 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.76%) Perl
6 4 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.29%) MCSE
2 12 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (13.10%) Degree
4 7 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 7 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (5.95%) ISEB
5 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.76%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.67%) vSphere
4 12 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 6 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.95%) XenApp
7 4 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.76%) KVM
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) SCCM
2 6 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.19%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.24%) VMware
3 19 (22.62%) Cisco
4 18 (21.43%) Forcepoint
5 17 (20.24%) F5
5 17 (20.24%) HP
5 17 (20.24%) SolarWinds
6 14 (16.67%) EMC
7 13 (15.48%) Veeam
8 8 (9.52%) Citrix
9 7 (8.33%) Sophos
10 5 (5.95%) Apple
11 4 (4.76%) Oracle
12 3 (3.57%) Dell
12 3 (3.57%) Google
13 1 (1.19%) Avaya
13 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.19%) Symantec
13 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 6 days ago