Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 126 107
Rank change year-on-year -30 -19 -43
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 197 273 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.88% 2.63% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.06% 10.20% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 161 235 294
South West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,850 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -

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 2,789 2,676 2,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.67% 25.75% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,192 2,270 2,530
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,497 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Wiltshire +7 60 £45,500 +30.00% 11
Bristol -29 46 £28,500 -24.00% 5
Dorset -37 32 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Somerset +35 25 £32,500 +5.69% 4
Gloucestershire -14 20 £35,500 +4.41% 8
Cornwall -4 4 £29,500 +20.41%
Devon +2 1 £20,000 -38.46% 5
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (69.04%) Active Directory
3 125 (63.45%) Windows Server
4 113 (57.36%) Microsoft
5 110 (55.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (50.25%) VMware
7 75 (38.07%) Windows 7
8 73 (37.06%) MS Exchange
9 70 (35.53%) ITIL
10 67 (34.01%) PowerShell
11 65 (32.99%) Office 365
12 62 (31.47%) SCCM
13 61 (30.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (29.44%) Cisco
15 53 (26.90%) Security Cleared
16 52 (26.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 50 (25.38%) Hyper-V
17 50 (25.38%) SAN
18 48 (24.37%) Citrix
19 40 (20.30%) Windows 10
20 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (18.78%) DNS
22 36 (18.27%) Application Packaging
23 35 (17.77%) Microsoft App-V
23 35 (17.77%) Exchange Server 2010
24 32 (16.24%) SC Cleared
24 32 (16.24%) Linux
24 32 (16.24%) MSI
25 31 (15.74%) Firewall
26 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification

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 73 (37.06%) MS Exchange
2 35 (17.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (8.12%) SharePoint
6 12 (6.09%) Skype for Business
7 9 (4.57%) Apache
7 9 (4.57%) IIS
8 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) CATIA
3 1 (0.51%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 65 (32.99%) Office 365
2 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.08%) Mimecast
4 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.03%) G Suite
6 3 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.52%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.38%) SAN
2 37 (18.78%) DNS
3 31 (15.74%) Firewall
4 27 (13.71%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.20%) WAN
6 24 (12.18%) DHCP
6 24 (12.18%) LAN
7 18 (9.14%) VoIP
8 16 (8.12%) NAS
9 15 (7.61%) Wireless
9 15 (7.61%) WLAN
10 12 (6.09%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (5.08%) DDNS
12 7 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.05%) SMTP
13 6 (3.05%) VPN
13 6 (3.05%) X.400
14 5 (2.54%) Skype
14 5 (2.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) MySQL
3 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (16.24%) MSI
2 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 25 (12.69%) Finance
2 6 (3.05%) Back Office
2 6 (3.05%) Legal
3 5 (2.54%) Military
3 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.03%) Law
5 3 (1.52%) Automotive
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (27.41%) Support Engineer
2 35 (17.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.71%) Desktop Support
4 26 (13.20%) Desktop Engineer
4 26 (13.20%) IT Engineer
5 24 (12.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (11.68%) Applications Packager
7 19 (9.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 19 (9.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (9.64%) IT Support
8 17 (8.63%) IT Support Engineer
9 16 (8.12%) Analyst
10 15 (7.61%) Administrator
10 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 14 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (6.60%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.51%) ADSI
2 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.61%) Clustering
3 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.58%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.57%) iPhone
5 8 (4.06%) iPad
6 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.54%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.03%) PKI
8 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.51%) Handset
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (63.45%) Windows Server
3 110 (55.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (38.07%) Windows 7
5 40 (20.30%) Windows 10
6 32 (16.24%) Linux
7 29 (14.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (8.63%) CentOS
9 15 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (7.11%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.57%) Android
12 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.55%) AIX
14 6 (3.05%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.52%) Solaris
15 3 (1.52%) Unix
15 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.53%) ITIL
2 52 (26.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (18.27%) Application Packaging
4 29 (14.72%) Service Management
5 26 (13.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (12.18%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.68%) Compatibility Testing
7 23 (11.68%) Customer Engagement
7 23 (11.68%) Software Distribution
8 19 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (7.61%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.60%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (6.09%) Server Management
12 11 (5.58%) ITIL V3
12 11 (5.58%) Project Management
13 9 (4.57%) ITSM
13 9 (4.57%) Migration
14 8 (4.06%) Asset Management
15 7 (3.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.01%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.63%) SQL
3 11 (5.58%) Python
4 7 (3.55%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.05%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.05%) Perl
6 3 (1.52%) Java
6 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (26.90%) Security Cleared
2 32 (16.24%) SC Cleared
3 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (14.72%) DV Cleared
5 23 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (11.17%) CCNA
7 13 (6.60%) MCSE
8 12 (6.09%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (5.58%) CCNP
10 7 (3.55%) MCSA
10 7 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.54%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.03%) Degree
13 3 (1.52%) CCA
14 2 (1.02%) MCDST
14 2 (1.02%) MCP
15 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 136 (69.04%) Active Directory
2 61 (30.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (25.38%) Hyper-V
4 35 (17.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (7.61%) XenApp
6 10 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.55%) vSphere
8 3 (1.52%) Docker
8 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.52%) XenServer
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (31.47%) SCCM
2 16 (8.12%) WSUS
3 8 (4.06%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.05%) Puppet
5 6 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.54%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.54%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.03%) SCOM
8 3 (1.52%) Ansible
8 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.51%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 113 (57.36%) Microsoft
2 99 (50.25%) VMware
3 58 (29.44%) Cisco
4 48 (24.37%) Citrix
5 29 (14.72%) HP
6 19 (9.64%) Dell
7 18 (9.14%) McAfee
8 16 (8.12%) EMC
9 13 (6.60%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.60%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.60%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.09%) ESET
11 10 (5.08%) Mitel
11 10 (5.08%) Symantec
12 9 (4.57%) Apple
13 7 (3.55%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.55%) Veeam
14 6 (3.05%) Juniper
14 6 (3.05%) NetApp
14 6 (3.05%) Sophos