Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 104 98
Rank change year-on-year -71 -6 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 159 316 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 3.08% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 11.68% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 128 262 314
South West median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% - -
10th Percentile £22,675 £21,025 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,936
% change year-on-year +5.63% -1.21% -4.17%

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 2,641 2,706 2,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.33% 26.39% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,056 2,230 2,444
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,375 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +18 66 £50,000 +66.67% 5
Dorset -29 25 £27,500 -12.70%
Bristol -54 20 £28,500 -28.75% 10
Somerset -8 16 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Devon +20 14 £20,000 -27.27% 3
Gloucestershire -39 7 £25,000 - 6
Cornwall +11 3 £29,500 +40.48% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (57.23%) Windows 7
2 91 (57.23%) Windows Server
3 89 (55.97%) Microsoft
4 87 (54.72%) Active Directory
5 81 (50.94%) PowerShell
6 71 (44.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (41.51%) SCCM
8 63 (39.62%) Security Cleared
9 57 (35.85%) ITIL
10 51 (32.08%) VMware
11 48 (30.19%) DV Cleared
12 46 (28.93%) MS Exchange
13 44 (27.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 44 (27.67%) Application Packaging
14 39 (24.53%) Hyper-V
14 39 (24.53%) MSI
14 39 (24.53%) Citrix
14 39 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (23.90%) Windows 10
16 36 (22.64%) Office 365
16 36 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (22.01%) SC Cleared
17 35 (22.01%) Cisco
18 32 (20.13%) Service Management
19 31 (19.50%) Compatibility Testing
19 31 (19.50%) Software Distribution
19 31 (19.50%) Customer Engagement
19 31 (19.50%) Mentoring

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 46 (28.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.52%) Apache
6 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.89%) IIS
8 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.89%) CATIA
2 3 (1.89%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) SAP R/3
1 3 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.64%) Office 365
2 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.89%) Datadog
4 3 (1.89%) G Suite
4 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.89%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.26%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.26%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) DNS
2 23 (14.47%) LAN
3 22 (13.84%) WAN
4 21 (13.21%) DHCP
5 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.06%) SAN
7 15 (9.43%) Firewall
8 11 (6.92%) Intranet
8 11 (6.92%) WLAN
9 9 (5.66%) Wireless
10 8 (5.03%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (4.40%) VPN
12 5 (3.14%) DDNS
12 5 (3.14%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.14%) Skype
12 5 (3.14%) VoIP
13 3 (1.89%) Internet
13 3 (1.89%) IPsec
13 3 (1.89%) NAS
14 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (24.53%) MSI
2 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.89%) Travis CI
3 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (5.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.77%) Legal
4 4 (2.52%) Automotive
4 4 (2.52%) Law
4 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Military
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (20.75%) IT Engineer
2 32 (20.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (16.35%) Support Engineer
4 25 (15.72%) IT Support
5 24 (15.09%) Applications Packager
6 16 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (10.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Administrator
9 11 (6.92%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Team Leader
10 10 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 9 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) Senior IT Engineer
13 7 (4.40%) Applications Engineer
13 7 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) .NET
1 11 (6.92%) Middleware
2 3 (1.89%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.40%) iPhone
4 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.77%) iPad
5 5 (3.14%) Clustering
5 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.14%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.14%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (57.23%) Windows 7
2 91 (57.23%) Windows Server
3 71 (44.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (23.90%) Windows 10
5 23 (14.47%) Linux
5 23 (14.47%) Windows 8
6 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.14%) Android
8 5 (3.14%) CentOS
8 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.14%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.89%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.26%) Solaris
10 2 (1.26%) Unix
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.85%) ITIL
2 44 (27.67%) Application Packaging
3 39 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 36 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (20.13%) Service Management
6 31 (19.50%) Compatibility Testing
6 31 (19.50%) Customer Engagement
6 31 (19.50%) Mentoring
6 31 (19.50%) Software Distribution
7 21 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (9.43%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.81%) Service Delivery
11 12 (7.55%) Asset Management
12 11 (6.92%) Identity Management
13 9 (5.66%) Problem Management
14 8 (5.03%) Incident Management
14 8 (5.03%) ITIL V3
14 8 (5.03%) ITSM
15 7 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.94%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.18%) Python
2 13 (8.18%) SQL
3 4 (2.52%) C#
4 3 (1.89%) C
5 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.26%) Java
5 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 48 (30.19%) DV Cleared
3 35 (22.01%) SC Cleared
4 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (11.32%) Degree
6 17 (10.69%) CCNA
6 17 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.29%) MCSA
7 10 (6.29%) MCSE
8 9 (5.66%) CCNP
8 9 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.77%) MCP
10 5 (3.14%) CCA
10 5 (3.14%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 44 (27.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 39 (24.53%) Hyper-V
4 36 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (9.43%) XenApp
6 9 (5.66%) Docker
6 9 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.14%) XenServer
8 4 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.52%) vSphere
9 3 (1.89%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (41.51%) SCCM
2 18 (11.32%) WSUS
3 9 (5.66%) Ansible
4 7 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.14%) Puppet
6 5 (3.14%) SCOM
7 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.89%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.89%) Packer
7 3 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.89%) Terraform
8 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 51 (32.08%) VMware
3 39 (24.53%) Citrix
4 35 (22.01%) Cisco
5 16 (10.06%) HP
6 12 (7.55%) McAfee
7 11 (6.92%) Ivanti
7 11 (6.92%) Mitel
8 9 (5.66%) NetApp
8 9 (5.66%) Remedy
9 8 (5.03%) Apple
10 7 (4.40%) Symantec
11 6 (3.77%) Google
12 5 (3.14%) Dell KACE
12 5 (3.14%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.14%) Juniper
12 5 (3.14%) Meraki
12 5 (3.14%) Veeam
12 5 (3.14%) Wyse
13 4 (2.52%) CheckPoint