Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 113 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 -49 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 314 298 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.10% 2.88% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.51% 11.95% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 268 263 466
South West median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% -2.99%
10th Percentile £19,813 £18,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -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 2,728 2,494 3,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.93% 24.12% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,176 2,154 3,083
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,625 £22,500 £22,040
90th Percentile £58,375 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 February 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 25 February 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
Bristol +17 69 £42,500 +28.79% 13
Dorset -16 67 £27,500 - 5
Somerset +48 58 £25,500 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -14 45 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Gloucestershire +8 39 £24,500 -30.00% 5
Devon -8 15 £27,500 - 5
Cornwall -35 1 £21,000 -14.29% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 225 (71.66%) Active Directory
3 207 (65.92%) Windows Server
4 205 (65.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (54.78%) VMware
6 164 (52.23%) Microsoft
7 139 (44.27%) Windows 7
8 106 (33.76%) Office 365
9 98 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 85 (27.07%) ITIL
11 84 (26.75%) MS Exchange
12 77 (24.52%) Firewall
12 77 (24.52%) Windows 10
13 63 (20.06%) Cisco
14 62 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
15 60 (19.11%) SAN
16 59 (18.79%) Hyper-V
17 54 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 54 (17.20%) DNS
17 54 (17.20%) Windows 8
18 53 (16.88%) SQL Server
19 49 (15.61%) TCP/IP
19 49 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2013
20 48 (15.29%) SCCM
21 47 (14.97%) Citrix
21 47 (14.97%) Security Cleared
22 46 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2010
22 46 (14.65%) DHCP
23 45 (14.33%) PowerShell
24 43 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003

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 84 (26.75%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (9.24%) Skype for Business
5 22 (7.01%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.55%) IIS
8 5 (1.59%) Apache
9 3 (0.96%) CMS
9 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 62 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 106 (33.76%) Office 365
2 42 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.55%) PaaS
4 8 (2.55%) SaaS
5 7 (2.23%) IaaS
6 6 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (1.59%) SoftLayer
8 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.64%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.52%) Firewall
2 60 (19.11%) SAN
3 54 (17.20%) DNS
4 49 (15.61%) TCP/IP
5 46 (14.65%) DHCP
6 38 (12.10%) WAN
7 31 (9.87%) Wireless
8 29 (9.24%) LAN
9 25 (7.96%) VLAN
10 21 (6.69%) Skype
11 20 (6.37%) NAS
12 19 (6.05%) VoIP
13 14 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (4.14%) VPN
15 11 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.55%) DDNS
16 8 (2.55%) WLAN
17 6 (1.91%) Network Security
17 6 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.46%) MySQL
3 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (8.60%) MSI
2 7 (2.23%) JIRA
3 6 (1.91%) Artifactory
3 6 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.91%) MSBuild
3 6 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.91%) RSpec
3 6 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 21 (6.69%) Finance
2 14 (4.46%) Legal
3 6 (1.91%) Advertising
3 6 (1.91%) Law
3 6 (1.91%) Military
4 4 (1.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.32%) Back Office
5 1 (0.32%) Banking
5 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (24.84%) Support Engineer
2 73 (23.25%) IT Support
3 62 (19.75%) IT Engineer
4 57 (18.15%) Analyst
5 49 (15.61%) Desktop Support
6 48 (15.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 43 (13.69%) Support Analyst
8 37 (11.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 33 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (7.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 22 (7.01%) Desktop Engineer
11 20 (6.37%) Desktop Analyst
11 20 (6.37%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 19 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (5.41%) Administrator
13 17 (5.41%) IT Analyst
13 17 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
14 16 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (5.10%) Applications Engineer
15 15 (4.78%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.87%) .NET
2 8 (2.55%) LAMP
2 8 (2.55%) Web Services
3 7 (2.23%) XML
4 6 (1.91%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.91%) JSON
5 3 (0.96%) LDAP
6 2 (0.64%) ADSI
6 2 (0.64%) HTML
6 2 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.69%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.05%) Clustering
4 13 (4.14%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.27%) CCTV
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.96%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.96%) Replication
11 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
11 2 (0.64%) PKI
11 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (65.92%) Windows Server
3 205 (65.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 139 (44.27%) Windows 7
5 77 (24.52%) Windows 10
6 54 (17.20%) Windows 8
7 43 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (13.06%) Linux
9 20 (6.37%) Mac OS X
10 12 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.50%) CentOS
12 10 (3.18%) AIX
13 8 (2.55%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.96%) Android
14 3 (0.96%) Unix
14 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.07%) ITIL
2 27 (8.60%) Application Packaging
3 22 (7.01%) ITIL V3
4 20 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (6.37%) Service Delivery
5 19 (6.05%) ITSM
6 18 (5.73%) Service Management
7 17 (5.41%) Information Security
8 16 (5.10%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.46%) Project Management
10 11 (3.50%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (3.50%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (3.50%) Software Distribution
10 11 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (2.87%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (2.87%) Migration
12 8 (2.55%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.33%) PowerShell
2 33 (10.51%) SQL
3 10 (3.18%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.87%) C
4 9 (2.87%) VBScript
5 6 (1.91%) C#
5 6 (1.91%) Java
6 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 3 (0.96%) Python
6 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 23 (7.32%) Degree
4 22 (7.01%) DV Cleared
5 20 (6.37%) CCNA
5 20 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (6.05%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (4.14%) MCSA
9 12 (3.82%) MCSE
10 10 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.55%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.91%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.91%) MCITP
12 6 (1.91%) MCP
13 5 (1.59%) MCTS
14 4 (1.27%) MCDST
15 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.19%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) QA
3 6 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 225 (71.66%) Active Directory
2 98 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (18.79%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (6.69%) vSphere
6 11 (3.50%) XenApp
7 10 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.23%) Docker
9 6 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.59%) XenServer
11 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.32%) VMFS
14 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (15.29%) SCCM
2 8 (2.55%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.55%) SCOM
3 7 (2.23%) WSUS
4 6 (1.91%) Ansible
4 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (1.91%) Terraform
5 4 (1.27%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.96%) Puppet
7 2 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.64%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.32%) Control-M
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.32%) OpenView
8 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 172 (54.78%) VMware
2 164 (52.23%) Microsoft
3 63 (20.06%) Cisco
4 47 (14.97%) Citrix
5 27 (8.60%) Apple
6 25 (7.96%) Veeam
7 12 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.87%) NetApp
8 9 (2.87%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.55%) HP
10 7 (2.23%) Symantec
11 6 (1.91%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.91%) Dell
11 6 (1.91%) Meraki
12 5 (1.59%) Avaya
12 5 (1.59%) AVG
12 5 (1.59%) Oracle
12 5 (1.59%) Remedy
13 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.27%) Riverbed