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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 92 77
Rank change year-on-year -20 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 126 192 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.48% 3.26% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 11.63% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 104 171 190
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 1173 1651 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.07% 28.05% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1430 1401
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Wiltshire +24 37 £35,000 -
Bristol -13 27 £31,250 -21.87% 7
Dorset +15 20 £21,000 -31.14% 8
Devon -2 18 £27,500 -5.17%
Gloucestershire -22 17 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Cornwall -11 7 £24,500 -34.66%
Somerset -5 3 £19,000 -28.30% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 209 (72.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 190 (65.97%) Windows Server
4 176 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 151 (52.43%) VMware
6 147 (51.04%) Microsoft
7 112 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 93 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (29.51%) Hyper-V
10 80 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 75 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 68 (23.61%) Cisco
13 62 (21.53%) Windows 7
13 62 (21.53%) ITIL
14 59 (20.49%) Citrix
14 59 (20.49%) Firewall
15 49 (17.01%) SQL Server
15 49 (17.01%) Office 365
16 47 (16.32%) SQL
16 47 (16.32%) DNS
17 46 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (15.63%) VPN
18 45 (15.63%) Security Cleared
19 44 (15.28%) PowerShell
19 44 (15.28%) WAN
20 43 (14.93%) SAN
21 41 (14.24%) MS Excel
21 41 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2013
22 40 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
22 40 (13.89%) LAN

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
1 112 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 75 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (7.64%) IIS
6 13 (4.51%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.47%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.74%) IBM Domino
10 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.04%) SAS
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.35%) Apache
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (14.24%) MS Excel
2 40 (13.89%) MS Office
3 7 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.74%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.69%) HipChat
6 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.01%) Office 365
2 13 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.78%) SaaS
5 4 (1.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.69%) G Suite
7 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (20.49%) Firewall
2 47 (16.32%) DNS
3 45 (15.63%) VPN
4 44 (15.28%) WAN
5 43 (14.93%) SAN
6 40 (13.89%) DHCP
6 40 (13.89%) LAN
7 34 (11.81%) TCP/IP
8 29 (10.07%) VLAN
9 28 (9.72%) SMTP
10 22 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (5.56%) NNTP
12 16 (5.56%) X.400
12 16 (5.56%) X.500
13 12 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (3.82%) Wireless
15 10 (3.47%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (3.47%) VoIP
16 8 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.43%) MySQL
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.74%) MSI
3 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.35%) Bower
4 1 (0.35%) Grunt
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.35%) RSpec
4 1 (0.35%) RubyGems
4 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (6.60%) Advertising
2 16 (5.56%) Finance
3 9 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Law
6 3 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (24.31%) Support Engineer
2 67 (23.26%) IT Support
3 47 (16.32%) IT Engineer
4 42 (14.58%) Analyst
5 33 (11.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 29 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
8 27 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (7.99%) Support Analyst
10 21 (7.29%) IT Analyst
11 20 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (6.94%) Server Engineer
12 18 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (5.90%) IT Support Analyst
13 17 (5.90%) Support Technician
14 16 (5.56%) Consultant
14 16 (5.56%) Field Engineer
15 14 (4.86%) IT Manager
15 14 (4.86%) IT Support Technician
15 14 (4.86%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.64%) XML
2 16 (5.56%) .NET
2 16 (5.56%) Web Services
3 9 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 9 (3.13%) Middleware
4 8 (2.78%) MAPI
5 6 (2.08%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.04%) CGI
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) JSON
7 1 (0.35%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.60%) Clustering
3 18 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.13%) iPad
6 8 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.78%) EPoS
7 7 (2.43%) AS400
7 7 (2.43%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.43%) Replication
8 5 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.39%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.04%) CCTV
11 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.69%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.69%) iPhone
11 2 (0.69%) Robotics
11 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 209 (72.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 190 (65.97%) Windows Server
4 80 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (21.53%) Windows 7
6 36 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 34 (11.81%) Linux
8 29 (10.07%) Windows XP
9 22 (7.64%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.86%) Unix
11 8 (2.78%) Solaris
12 7 (2.43%) Windows 2000
13 6 (2.08%) CentOS
14 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.39%) SUSE
14 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (1.04%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.35%) Android
16 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.53%) ITIL
2 21 (7.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (7.29%) Mentoring
3 16 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 16 (5.56%) Service Management
4 15 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (4.86%) Application Packaging
6 11 (3.82%) ERP
6 11 (3.82%) Project Management
7 10 (3.47%) Change Control
7 10 (3.47%) Data Protection
7 10 (3.47%) Information Security
8 9 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (2.78%) High Availability
9 8 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (2.78%) Load Balancing
9 8 (2.78%) Patch Management
9 8 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.32%) SQL
2 44 (15.28%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.86%) VB
4 14 (4.86%) VBScript
5 7 (2.43%) C#
6 5 (1.74%) VBA
7 4 (1.39%) Java
8 3 (1.04%) C
8 3 (1.04%) Python
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 37 (12.85%) DV Cleared
3 37 (12.85%) MCSE
4 24 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (7.99%) MCP
6 21 (7.29%) MCSA
7 17 (5.90%) CCNA
7 17 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (5.21%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.47%) Degree
10 6 (2.08%) CCA
10 6 (2.08%) CCNP
10 6 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.08%) MCITP
11 4 (1.39%) CCEA
12 3 (1.04%) CCIE
12 3 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.69%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.94%) SLA
2 8 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.43%) GPG13
4 3 (1.04%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 176 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 93 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (29.51%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.21%) XenApp
5 13 (4.51%) Terminal Services
6 9 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.78%) vSphere
8 7 (2.43%) Firmware
9 6 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.39%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.04%) Xen
11 3 (1.04%) XenServer
12 2 (0.69%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (9.03%) SCCM
2 15 (5.21%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.51%) SCOM
4 11 (3.82%) WSUS
5 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
7 5 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.39%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.39%) OpenView
9 3 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.04%) Grafana
9 3 (1.04%) Graphite
9 3 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.69%) Malwarebytes
10 2 (0.69%) Nagios
10 2 (0.69%) Netcool
10 2 (0.69%) Puppet
10 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 151 (52.43%) VMware
2 147 (51.04%) Microsoft
3 68 (23.61%) Cisco
4 59 (20.49%) Citrix
5 39 (13.54%) HP
6 24 (8.33%) Dell
7 20 (6.94%) Veeam
8 17 (5.90%) SonicWALL
9 12 (4.17%) Avaya
9 12 (4.17%) Juniper
9 12 (4.17%) NetApp
10 11 (3.82%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.47%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.47%) Sophos
11 10 (3.47%) Symantec
12 8 (2.78%) Apple
12 8 (2.78%) F5
13 7 (2.43%) ArcSight
13 7 (2.43%) Infor
13 7 (2.43%) Splunk
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago