Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 118 117
Rank change year-on-year -64 -1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 158 296 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.56% 2.78% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 10.13% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 249 251
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,100 £18,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% - -

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 2,738 2,923 2,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.07% 27.43% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 2,329 2,078
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 59 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Dorset -35 25 £42,500 +54.55% 3
Wiltshire -28 23 £44,625 -0.83% 1
Gloucestershire -10 21 £33,000 +32.00%
Somerset -22 14 £34,250 +5.38%
Cornwall +34 8 £24,500 +16.67%
Devon -18 5 £27,500 -0.90%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (74.05%) Windows Server
3 102 (64.56%) Active Directory
4 87 (55.06%) Microsoft
5 86 (54.43%) VMware
6 82 (51.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (44.30%) Office 365
8 62 (39.24%) Windows 7
9 59 (37.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (36.08%) MS Exchange
10 57 (36.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 56 (35.44%) PowerShell
12 53 (33.54%) Hyper-V
12 53 (33.54%) Firewall
13 51 (32.28%) DNS
14 49 (31.01%) Windows 10
15 46 (29.11%) DHCP
16 44 (27.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 42 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
18 41 (25.95%) ITIL
19 36 (22.78%) WAN
19 36 (22.78%) LAN
19 36 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
20 34 (21.52%) Cisco
21 32 (20.25%) TCP/IP
22 31 (19.62%) Security Cleared
23 28 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
24 25 (15.82%) Windows 8
24 25 (15.82%) Linux
25 24 (15.19%) SCCM

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 57 (36.08%) MS Exchange
2 42 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.80%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (44.30%) Office 365
2 44 (27.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (5.06%) Mimecast
6 7 (4.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (4.43%) Datadog
6 7 (4.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (2.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.54%) Firewall
2 51 (32.28%) DNS
3 46 (29.11%) DHCP
4 36 (22.78%) LAN
4 36 (22.78%) WAN
5 32 (20.25%) TCP/IP
6 23 (14.56%) VPN
7 22 (13.92%) Wireless
8 19 (12.03%) SAN
8 19 (12.03%) WLAN
9 14 (8.86%) Network Security
9 14 (8.86%) VLAN
10 12 (7.59%) VoIP
11 11 (6.96%) MPLS
12 7 (4.43%) IPsec
13 6 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.80%) NAS
13 6 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (3.80%) Skype
14 5 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MSI
2 7 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.43%) Travis CI
2 7 (4.43%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (5.70%) Finance
2 7 (4.43%) Back Office
2 7 (4.43%) Front Office
3 6 (3.80%) Marketing
4 5 (3.16%) Legal
4 5 (3.16%) Military
5 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (32.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (19.62%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) IT Engineer
5 15 (9.49%) IT Support
6 14 (8.86%) IT Support Engineer
6 14 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Help Desk Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.80%) Customer Analyst
12 6 (3.80%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 6 (3.80%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.43%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.53%) ADSI
2 4 (2.53%) LDAP
3 3 (1.90%) .NET
3 3 (1.90%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (8.23%) Clustering
2 12 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.43%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.16%) iPad
6 5 (3.16%) iPhone
7 4 (2.53%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.27%) NHS
8 2 (1.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.27%) Xbox
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) iSeries
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (74.05%) Windows Server
3 82 (51.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (39.24%) Windows 7
5 49 (31.01%) Windows 10
6 25 (15.82%) Linux
6 25 (15.82%) Windows 8
7 13 (8.23%) CentOS
7 13 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.43%) DC/OS
8 7 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.43%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.80%) AIX
10 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.53%) Unix
12 2 (1.27%) Android
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (25.95%) ITIL
3 28 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.49%) Project Management
5 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.23%) Application Packaging
7 12 (7.59%) Migration
8 11 (6.96%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.96%) DevOps
8 11 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.70%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (5.06%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (5.06%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (5.06%) Service Management
10 8 (5.06%) Software Deployment
10 8 (5.06%) Software Distribution
10 8 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.43%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.43%) Server Monitoring
11 7 (4.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.33%) Python
2 10 (6.33%) SQL
3 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.53%) C
5 2 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (19.62%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.92%) SC Cleared
4 19 (12.03%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (12.03%) MCSA
5 18 (11.39%) DV Cleared
6 16 (10.13%) CCNA
7 13 (8.23%) MCITP
8 11 (6.96%) MCSE
9 10 (6.33%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (5.70%) MCP
11 8 (5.06%) A+ Certification
12 6 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (3.16%) APMP
13 5 (3.16%) CCNP
13 5 (3.16%) MCTS
13 5 (3.16%) Novell Certification
13 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (2.53%) Degree
15 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 59 (37.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (33.54%) Hyper-V
4 23 (14.56%) vSphere
5 15 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (8.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (6.96%) Docker
8 9 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (5.70%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (5.06%) XenApp
10 7 (4.43%) VirtualBox
11 6 (3.80%) XenDesktop
12 5 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (15.19%) SCCM
2 19 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (10.76%) Ansible
3 17 (10.76%) Puppet
4 15 (9.49%) vCenter Server
5 7 (4.43%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (4.43%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.43%) Packer
5 7 (4.43%) Terraform
6 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.90%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.63%) SCSM
7 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 87 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 86 (54.43%) VMware
3 34 (21.52%) Cisco
4 16 (10.13%) Citrix
5 13 (8.23%) Apple
5 13 (8.23%) HP
6 12 (7.59%) Veeam
7 9 (5.70%) Meraki
8 8 (5.06%) CommVault
8 8 (5.06%) McAfee
8 8 (5.06%) SonicWALL
8 8 (5.06%) Ubiquiti
9 7 (4.43%) Google
9 7 (4.43%) New Relic
9 7 (4.43%) Splunk
10 6 (3.80%) Avaya
10 6 (3.80%) Dell
10 6 (3.80%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.16%) Nimble Storage