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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 104 54
Rank change year-on-year -23 -50  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 119 147 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.24% 2.84% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.06% 10.99% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 110 130 252
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,064 £20,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1313 1337 1884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.74% 25.85% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1159 1593
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 47 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Gloucestershire -18 23 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Wiltshire -13 20 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Dorset 0 12 £19,000 - 5
Somerset -3 10 £33,750 +29.80%
Devon +7 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Cornwall -20 2 £24,500 +4.25%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (67.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 153 (63.75%) Windows Server
4 149 (62.08%) Active Directory
5 137 (57.08%) VMware
6 113 (47.08%) Microsoft
7 78 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (31.67%) MS Exchange
9 68 (28.33%) Cisco
10 61 (25.42%) Firewall
11 60 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (24.58%) Linux
12 59 (24.58%) ITIL
13 58 (24.17%) Office 365
14 54 (22.50%) Hyper-V
15 48 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 48 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 48 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 44 (18.33%) SAN
17 42 (17.50%) DNS
18 41 (17.08%) Citrix
19 40 (16.67%) DHCP
20 38 (15.83%) SQL
20 38 (15.83%) SQL Server
21 36 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
22 35 (14.58%) HP
23 34 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
24 31 (12.92%) Security Cleared
25 30 (12.50%) SCCM
26 29 (12.08%) VMware ESXi

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 76 (31.67%) MS Exchange
2 48 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (11.25%) IIS
4 19 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.83%) Skype for Business
7 12 (5.00%) Apache
7 12 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (4.58%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.08%) IBM Domino
10 5 (2.08%) SAS
11 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.42%) Apache Qpid
12 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.08%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (24.17%) Office 365
2 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.08%) IaaS
4 5 (2.08%) SaaS
5 4 (1.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.42%) Firewall
2 44 (18.33%) SAN
3 42 (17.50%) DNS
4 40 (16.67%) DHCP
5 29 (12.08%) TCP/IP
5 29 (12.08%) VPN
6 21 (8.75%) WAN
7 19 (7.92%) LAN
8 14 (5.83%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.17%) Network Security
10 10 (4.17%) VLAN
11 9 (3.75%) Wireless
12 8 (3.33%) SMTP
12 8 (3.33%) VoIP
13 7 (2.92%) NAS
13 7 (2.92%) Software-Defined Networking
14 6 (2.50%) Wireshark
15 5 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
15 5 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.92%) MySQL
3 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.08%) MSI
2 4 (1.67%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.67%) Bower
2 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.67%) Grunt
2 4 (1.67%) MSBuild
2 4 (1.67%) RSpec
2 4 (1.67%) RubyGems
2 4 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (10.83%) Finance
2 11 (4.58%) Advertising
3 7 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.67%) Law
5 3 (1.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (21.25%) Support Engineer
2 45 (18.75%) Analyst
3 32 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (13.33%) IT Support
4 28 (11.67%) IT Engineer
5 26 (10.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (8.75%) IT Support Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (7.08%) Support Analyst
10 15 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (4.58%) Field Engineer
13 11 (4.58%) IT Manager
13 11 (4.58%) Server Engineer
13 11 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
14 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (4.17%) Wintel Analyst
15 9 (3.75%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.75%) .NET
2 16 (6.67%) XML
3 15 (6.25%) Web Services
4 6 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.50%) LAMP
4 6 (2.50%) Middleware
5 5 (2.08%) CGI
5 5 (2.08%) OpenVZ
6 4 (1.67%) JSON
7 3 (1.25%) MAPI
7 3 (1.25%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.25%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.42%) REST
9 1 (0.42%) SOAP
9 1 (0.42%) WCF
9 1 (0.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.42%) Clustering
3 11 (4.58%) iPad
4 9 (3.75%) Replication
5 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.92%) AS400
6 7 (2.92%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.08%) CCTV
9 4 (1.67%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.67%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.67%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.25%) EPoS
10 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.83%) PKI
11 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.42%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (67.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 153 (63.75%) Windows Server
4 60 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (24.58%) Linux
6 48 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 16 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 15 (6.25%) CentOS
8 15 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.42%) Unix
10 8 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.33%) SUSE
11 7 (2.92%) AIX
12 6 (2.50%) Solaris
13 5 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.08%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.25%) Debian
14 3 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.58%) ITIL
2 18 (7.50%) Mentoring
2 18 (7.50%) Service Management
3 17 (7.08%) DevOps
4 13 (5.42%) IT Strategy
5 11 (4.58%) Application Packaging
6 10 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (4.17%) Project Management
6 10 (4.17%) SDLC
6 10 (4.17%) Security Patching
7 9 (3.75%) Data Protection
7 9 (3.75%) Information Security
7 9 (3.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (3.75%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (3.33%) ERP
8 8 (3.33%) ITSM
9 7 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.92%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (2.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 38 (15.83%) SQL
3 15 (6.25%) C#
4 7 (2.92%) Python
5 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.50%) VBScript
6 5 (2.08%) C
6 5 (2.08%) Java
6 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.08%) PHP
7 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.25%) AWK
8 3 (1.25%) sed
8 3 (1.25%) VB
9 2 (0.83%) Perl
9 2 (0.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (10.42%) CCNA
4 25 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (9.17%) MCSE
6 21 (8.75%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.83%) Degree
8 13 (5.42%) MCSA
9 10 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.33%) CCNP
11 7 (2.92%) MCP
12 6 (2.50%) CISM
12 6 (2.50%) CISSP
12 6 (2.50%) CNA
12 6 (2.50%) MCITP
12 6 (2.50%) MCTS
12 6 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (2.50%) Novell Certification
12 6 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.08%) SLA
2 15 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.08%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.25%) GPG13
5 3 (1.25%) QA
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 149 (62.08%) Active Directory
2 78 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 29 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (8.75%) vSphere
6 18 (7.50%) XenApp
7 8 (3.33%) NFS
8 7 (2.92%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.08%) Docker
10 5 (2.08%) VirtualBox
10 5 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.25%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.25%) Firmware
11 3 (1.25%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.25%) XenServer
12 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (12.50%) SCCM
2 19 (7.92%) Backup Exec
3 15 (6.25%) WSUS
4 11 (4.58%) SCOM
5 10 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (3.33%) vMotion
7 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.50%) Puppet
9 5 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.67%) Ansible
10 4 (1.67%) Marathon
10 4 (1.67%) Mesos
10 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.67%) Terraform
11 3 (1.25%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 137 (57.08%) VMware
2 113 (47.08%) Microsoft
3 68 (28.33%) Cisco
4 41 (17.08%) Citrix
5 35 (14.58%) HP
6 22 (9.17%) Dell
7 19 (7.92%) Red Hat
8 18 (7.50%) Symantec
9 17 (7.08%) NetApp
9 17 (7.08%) SonicWALL
10 16 (6.67%) Veeam
11 13 (5.42%) Sophos
12 9 (3.75%) Apple
12 9 (3.75%) Avaya
13 8 (3.33%) Lotus
14 7 (2.92%) Infor
14 7 (2.92%) Oracle
15 6 (2.50%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.50%) F5
15 6 (2.50%) IBM
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago