Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 144 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 -47 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 256 235 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.37% 2.28% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.61% 9.59% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 210 213 309
South West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,613 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,500 £47,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,973 2,450 3,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.56% 23.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,335 2,114 2,648
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the South West over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Bristol -8 63 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Wiltshire -2 59 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Dorset -18 54 £27,500 +29.41% 6
Somerset +46 29 £32,500 +12.07% 3
Gloucestershire 0 20 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Devon -4 11 £28,000 -7.44% 1
Cornwall -23 1 £29,500 +20.41% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 256 (100.00%) Windows
2 182 (71.09%) Active Directory
3 164 (64.06%) Windows Server
4 151 (58.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (55.86%) Microsoft
6 132 (51.56%) VMware
7 97 (37.89%) ITIL
8 94 (36.72%) Office 365
9 92 (35.94%) Windows 7
10 81 (31.64%) MS Exchange
11 73 (28.52%) SAN
12 71 (27.73%) SCCM
13 70 (27.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (25.39%) PowerShell
15 63 (24.61%) Cisco
16 62 (24.22%) Security Cleared
17 58 (22.66%) Firewall
18 56 (21.88%) Hyper-V
19 46 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
20 45 (17.58%) Windows 10
21 44 (17.19%) Citrix
22 43 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
23 42 (16.41%) Application Packaging
24 41 (16.02%) Microsoft App-V
24 41 (16.02%) MSI
25 38 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
26 37 (14.45%) DNS
26 37 (14.45%) WAN
26 37 (14.45%) SC Cleared
27 35 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 81 (31.64%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (5.86%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.47%) Skype for Business
7 12 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.91%) IIS
9 6 (2.34%) Apache
10 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.17%) CMS
11 3 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 94 (36.72%) Office 365
2 38 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.52%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.95%) SaaS
5 3 (1.17%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 73 (28.52%) SAN
2 58 (22.66%) Firewall
3 37 (14.45%) DNS
3 37 (14.45%) WAN
4 32 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 30 (11.72%) DHCP
6 28 (10.94%) LAN
7 26 (10.16%) Wireless
8 24 (9.38%) NAS
9 23 (8.98%) VoIP
10 17 (6.64%) WLAN
11 16 (6.25%) VLAN
11 16 (6.25%) VPN
12 14 (5.47%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.73%) Skype
15 6 (2.34%) DDNS
15 6 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (2.34%) SMTP
15 6 (2.34%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.13%) MySQL
3 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (16.02%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (10.94%) Finance
2 6 (2.34%) Back Office
3 4 (1.56%) Legal
3 4 (1.56%) Marketing
3 4 (1.56%) Military
4 3 (1.17%) Law
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (27.34%) Support Engineer
2 43 (16.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (15.23%) Desktop Support
4 37 (14.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 37 (14.45%) IT Engineer
5 29 (11.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (11.33%) Analyst
6 28 (10.94%) IT Support
7 26 (10.16%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (8.98%) Applications Packager
9 22 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support
11 19 (7.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 18 (7.03%) Applications Engineer
12 18 (7.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 16 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
15 12 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (4.69%) Administrator
16 11 (4.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.34%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.17%) ADSI
2 3 (1.17%) LDAP
3 2 (0.78%) LAMP
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.98%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.59%) Clustering
3 19 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.64%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.34%) iPhone
8 5 (1.95%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.95%) PKI
9 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.56%) CCTV
10 3 (1.17%) iPad
11 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.39%) Handset
12 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 256 (100.00%) Windows
2 164 (64.06%) Windows Server
3 151 (58.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (35.94%) Windows 7
5 45 (17.58%) Windows 10
6 43 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (12.50%) Linux
8 27 (10.55%) Windows 8
9 21 (8.20%) CentOS
10 20 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (4.69%) AIX
12 8 (3.13%) Android
13 7 (2.73%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.95%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.39%) Solaris
18 1 (0.39%) Unix
18 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (37.89%) ITIL
2 42 (16.41%) Application Packaging
3 32 (12.50%) Service Management
4 25 (9.77%) Mentoring
5 23 (8.98%) Compatibility Testing
5 23 (8.98%) Customer Engagement
5 23 (8.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (8.98%) Software Distribution
5 23 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 20 (7.81%) ITIL V3
8 18 (7.03%) ITSM
9 17 (6.64%) Project Management
10 14 (5.47%) Incident Management
10 14 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.91%) Migration
13 7 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (2.34%) Data Protection
15 5 (1.95%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.39%) PowerShell
2 23 (8.98%) SQL
3 12 (4.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.95%) Perl
4 5 (1.95%) Python
5 4 (1.56%) Ruby
6 3 (1.17%) VBScript
7 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.78%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) Java
8 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (24.22%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.45%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.33%) DV Cleared
4 28 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (7.81%) CCNA
7 14 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (4.30%) MCSE
9 7 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.34%) DBS Check
10 6 (2.34%) MCSA
11 4 (1.56%) CCNP
12 3 (1.17%) Degree
12 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.17%) MCP
13 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.78%) MCDST
13 2 (0.78%) MCITP
14 1 (0.39%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) GDPR
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 182 (71.09%) Active Directory
2 70 (27.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 41 (16.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (5.47%) XenApp
6 10 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.13%) vSphere
8 7 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.39%) Docker
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 71 (27.73%) SCCM
2 13 (5.08%) WSUS
3 7 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.34%) SCOrch
4 6 (2.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.95%) Puppet
6 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (1.56%) SCOM
6 4 (1.56%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Ansible
8 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.39%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 143 (55.86%) Microsoft
2 132 (51.56%) VMware
3 63 (24.61%) Cisco
4 44 (17.19%) Citrix
5 22 (8.59%) HP
6 18 (7.03%) Red Hat
7 16 (6.25%) Dell
7 16 (6.25%) EMC
7 16 (6.25%) McAfee
8 14 (5.47%) Symantec
9 13 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 12 (4.69%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.91%) Veeam
12 7 (2.73%) Remedy
12 7 (2.73%) Sophos
13 6 (2.34%) Apple
13 6 (2.34%) Aruba
13 6 (2.34%) NetApp
13 6 (2.34%) Nimble Storage
14 5 (1.95%) Oracle