Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 124 108
Rank change year-on-year -39 -16 -51
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 183 288 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.78% 2.82% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 10.87% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 146 249 301
South West median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £22,625 £21,450 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% +1.35% -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 2,675 2,649 2,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.95% 25.97% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,111 2,222 2,495
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +17 67 £45,000 +36.36% 8
Dorset -40 32 £28,000 +2.75% 5
Bristol -47 29 £27,000 -32.50% 8
Somerset +15 23 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Devon +24 13 £20,000 -42.86% 4
Gloucestershire -36 10 £35,000 +25.00% 4
Cornwall -1 4 £29,500 +20.41%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (64.48%) Windows Server
3 111 (60.66%) Active Directory
4 110 (60.11%) Microsoft
5 94 (51.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (42.08%) Windows 7
7 76 (41.53%) PowerShell
8 75 (40.98%) VMware
9 73 (39.89%) MS Exchange
10 66 (36.07%) SCCM
11 57 (31.15%) Security Cleared
12 56 (30.60%) ITIL
13 53 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 53 (28.96%) Office 365
14 49 (26.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 46 (25.14%) Hyper-V
16 44 (24.04%) Cisco
17 42 (22.95%) Citrix
18 41 (22.40%) Windows 10
19 37 (20.22%) DV Cleared
20 36 (19.67%) Application Packaging
21 35 (19.13%) Microsoft App-V
21 35 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 35 (19.13%) DNS
22 34 (18.58%) SC Cleared
23 33 (18.03%) Service Management
24 32 (17.49%) MSI
24 32 (17.49%) SAN
25 31 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
26 30 (16.39%) 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 (39.89%) MS Exchange
2 31 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.92%) Apache
7 8 (4.37%) IIS
8 6 (3.28%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) CATIA
3 2 (1.09%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP R/3
1 2 (1.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.96%) Office 365
2 35 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.46%) Mimecast
4 6 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.19%) G Suite
6 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.09%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Datadog
8 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.13%) DNS
2 32 (17.49%) SAN
3 26 (14.21%) LAN
3 26 (14.21%) TCP/IP
4 25 (13.66%) WAN
5 22 (12.02%) DHCP
6 19 (10.38%) Firewall
7 16 (8.74%) WLAN
8 14 (7.65%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (7.10%) Wireless
10 10 (5.46%) DDNS
10 10 (5.46%) Intranet
10 10 (5.46%) NAS
11 6 (3.28%) VoIP
11 6 (3.28%) VPN
12 5 (2.73%) Skype
12 5 (2.73%) SMTP
12 5 (2.73%) X.400
13 4 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) MySQL
3 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (17.49%) MSI
2 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (8.74%) Finance
2 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.73%) Legal
4 4 (2.19%) Law
4 4 (2.19%) Military
4 4 (2.19%) Retail
5 3 (1.64%) Advertising
5 3 (1.64%) Automotive
5 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Support Engineer
2 37 (20.22%) IT Engineer
3 34 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (13.11%) Applications Packager
4 24 (13.11%) IT Support
5 17 (9.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (9.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) Desktop Support
5 17 (9.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (7.65%) Analyst
8 13 (7.10%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Administrator
9 12 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (6.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) Middleware
2 8 (4.37%) .NET
3 5 (2.73%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.01%) Clustering
4 10 (5.46%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.83%) iPhone
7 6 (3.28%) iPad
8 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.19%) EMC VNX
9 4 (2.19%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.19%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.64%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.09%) PKI
12 1 (0.55%) Handset
12 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (64.48%) Windows Server
3 94 (51.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (42.08%) Windows 7
5 41 (22.40%) Windows 10
6 28 (15.30%) Linux
7 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (10.38%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.46%) CentOS
10 8 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.73%) Android
13 4 (2.19%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.64%) Solaris
14 3 (1.64%) Unix
15 2 (1.09%) AIX
15 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.55%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) ITIL
2 49 (26.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (19.67%) Application Packaging
4 33 (18.03%) Service Management
5 30 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (14.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 27 (14.75%) Customer Engagement
6 27 (14.75%) Mentoring
6 27 (14.75%) Software Distribution
7 23 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (6.56%) Asset Management
9 12 (6.56%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.01%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.46%) Identity Management
11 10 (5.46%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (4.92%) Server Management
13 8 (4.37%) Data Privacy
13 8 (4.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.53%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.93%) SQL
3 12 (6.56%) Python
4 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.64%) C
4 3 (1.64%) Java
4 3 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.64%) Perl
5 2 (1.09%) C#
5 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 37 (20.22%) DV Cleared
3 34 (18.58%) SC Cleared
4 30 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (10.93%) CCNA
7 19 (10.38%) Degree
8 12 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (6.01%) MCSA
9 11 (6.01%) MCSE
10 10 (5.46%) CCNP
11 5 (2.73%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.73%) MCP
12 3 (1.64%) CCA
13 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) GDPR
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 111 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (25.14%) Hyper-V
4 35 (19.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (8.20%) XenApp
6 10 (5.46%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.28%) Docker
7 6 (3.28%) vSphere
8 5 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.64%) XenServer
10 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (36.07%) SCCM
2 18 (9.84%) WSUS
3 10 (5.46%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.28%) Ansible
5 5 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (2.73%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.19%) Puppet
6 4 (2.19%) SCOM
7 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (60.11%) Microsoft
2 75 (40.98%) VMware
3 44 (24.04%) Cisco
4 42 (22.95%) Citrix
5 20 (10.93%) HP
6 18 (9.84%) McAfee
7 14 (7.65%) Dell
8 13 (7.10%) SolarWinds
9 11 (6.01%) Mitel
10 10 (5.46%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.46%) EMC
10 10 (5.46%) Remedy
11 8 (4.37%) Ivanti
11 8 (4.37%) NetApp
12 7 (3.83%) Apple
12 7 (3.83%) ESET
12 7 (3.83%) Symantec
12 7 (3.83%) Veeam
13 6 (3.28%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.28%) Juniper