Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 102 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 -41 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 303 347 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.95% 3.18% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.34% 12.14% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 252 307 521
South West median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,650 £19,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% -

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 2672 2859 3493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.01% 26.21% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 2477 3072
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,975
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +15 98 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Gloucestershire +12 63 £25,000 -35.06% 4
Somerset +30 48 £25,000 +4.17% 2
Dorset -7 44 £28,500 +50.00% 4
Wiltshire -36 43 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Devon -14 2 £27,875 +1.36% 2
Cornwall -12 1 £21,000 -14.29% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 224 (73.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 218 (71.95%) Active Directory
4 215 (70.96%) Windows Server
5 181 (59.74%) VMware
6 151 (49.83%) Microsoft
7 116 (38.28%) Windows 7
8 102 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 94 (31.02%) Office 365
10 84 (27.72%) MS Exchange
11 77 (25.41%) Firewall
12 69 (22.77%) Cisco
13 68 (22.44%) DNS
13 68 (22.44%) Windows 10
14 65 (21.45%) Hyper-V
15 63 (20.79%) Linux
16 60 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
16 60 (19.80%) TCP/IP
17 57 (18.81%) Citrix
18 53 (17.49%) DHCP
18 53 (17.49%) ITIL
19 51 (16.83%) Windows 8
20 49 (16.17%) SAN
21 47 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (15.51%) SQL Server
22 43 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
23 41 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
24 38 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 38 (12.54%) vSphere
25 37 (12.21%) 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 (27.72%) MS Exchange
2 60 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (8.91%) Skype for Business
5 25 (8.25%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.61%) Apache
7 13 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.30%) IIS
9 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.99%) SAS
10 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 94 (31.02%) Office 365
2 38 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.31%) IaaS
5 6 (1.98%) PaaS
6 4 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.32%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.99%) SaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 77 (25.41%) Firewall
2 68 (22.44%) DNS
3 60 (19.80%) TCP/IP
4 53 (17.49%) DHCP
5 49 (16.17%) SAN
6 23 (7.59%) WAN
7 22 (7.26%) LAN
8 18 (5.94%) Wireless
9 17 (5.61%) Skype
9 17 (5.61%) VLAN
10 15 (4.95%) Network Security
10 15 (4.95%) VPN
11 14 (4.62%) NAS
11 14 (4.62%) VoIP
12 11 (3.63%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.97%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.64%) DDNS
15 7 (2.31%) OpenVPN
15 7 (2.31%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.27%) MySQL
3 17 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.31%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.98%) JIRA
2 5 (1.65%) Artifactory
2 5 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.65%) MSBuild
2 5 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (1.65%) RSpec
2 5 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.99%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 32 (10.56%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Legal
3 13 (4.29%) Advertising
4 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.31%) Marketing
6 6 (1.98%) Law
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (28.71%) Support Engineer
2 62 (20.46%) IT Support
3 55 (18.15%) Analyst
4 43 (14.19%) IT Engineer
5 41 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (12.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (12.21%) IT Support Engineer
6 37 (12.21%) Support Analyst
7 35 (11.55%) Desktop Support
8 34 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 31 (10.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 28 (9.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 18 (5.94%) Administrator
14 15 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (4.95%) IT Analyst
14 15 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
15 14 (4.62%) Desktop Analyst
15 14 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.94%) .NET
2 9 (2.97%) HTML
3 8 (2.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.31%) Ajax
4 7 (2.31%) CSS
4 7 (2.31%) jQuery
4 7 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (1.98%) LAMP
5 6 (1.98%) Software Packaging
5 6 (1.98%) XML
6 5 (1.65%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.65%) JSON
7 4 (1.32%) Web Services
8 2 (0.66%) Middleware
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.55%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.96%) Replication
5 10 (3.30%) Clustering
6 6 (1.98%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.65%) iPad
7 5 (1.65%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 224 (73.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 215 (70.96%) Windows Server
4 116 (38.28%) Windows 7
5 68 (22.44%) Windows 10
6 63 (20.79%) Linux
7 51 (16.83%) Windows 8
8 37 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (7.26%) Mac OS X
10 11 (3.63%) CentOS
10 11 (3.63%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.64%) AIX
12 8 (2.64%) Debian
13 7 (2.31%) VMS
14 4 (1.32%) Unix
15 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.66%) Android
16 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.49%) ITIL
2 23 (7.59%) Information Security
3 18 (5.94%) CRM
3 18 (5.94%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (4.95%) Time Management
5 14 (4.62%) Project Management
6 13 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (4.29%) DevOps
6 13 (4.29%) Patch Management
7 12 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.63%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.30%) High Availability
10 9 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (2.64%) Server Virtualisation
12 7 (2.31%) IT Strategy
12 7 (2.31%) ITIL V3
12 7 (2.31%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (2.31%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.88%) SQL
2 32 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.95%) C#
3 15 (4.95%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.63%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.31%) C
6 7 (2.31%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.65%) Java
8 3 (0.99%) AWK
8 3 (0.99%) Perl
8 3 (0.99%) PHP
8 3 (0.99%) Python
8 3 (0.99%) sed
8 3 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (10.56%) CCNA
2 32 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (8.58%) Degree
5 16 (5.28%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.29%) CCNP
7 12 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (3.96%) MCSE
8 11 (3.63%) MCSA
9 10 (3.30%) MCP
9 10 (3.30%) MCTS
10 8 (2.64%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.64%) MCITP
11 7 (2.31%) CISM
11 7 (2.31%) CISSP
11 7 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (2.31%) Novell Certification
11 7 (2.31%) SANS
11 7 (2.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.23%) SLA
2 12 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 218 (71.95%) Active Directory
2 102 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (21.45%) Hyper-V
4 38 (12.54%) vSphere
5 30 (9.90%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.63%) XenApp
7 9 (2.97%) NFS
7 9 (2.97%) XenServer
8 8 (2.64%) Docker
9 7 (2.31%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.65%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.33%) VMFS
13 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (7.59%) SCCM
2 12 (3.96%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.30%) SCOM
3 10 (3.30%) vMotion
4 8 (2.64%) WSUS
5 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.65%) Ansible
6 5 (1.65%) Terraform
6 5 (1.65%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.32%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.99%) Puppet
8 3 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.66%) Nagios
9 2 (0.66%) OpenView
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 181 (59.74%) VMware
2 151 (49.83%) Microsoft
3 69 (22.77%) Cisco
4 57 (18.81%) Citrix
5 30 (9.90%) Veeam
6 28 (9.24%) Apple
7 21 (6.93%) HP
8 18 (5.94%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.28%) Dell
10 11 (3.63%) NetApp
11 10 (3.30%) SolarWinds
12 8 (2.64%) Symantec
13 7 (2.31%) Avaya
13 7 (2.31%) Percona
13 7 (2.31%) Samsung
13 7 (2.31%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.65%) AlienVault
14 5 (1.65%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (1.65%) IBM
14 5 (1.65%) Oracle