The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 31 45 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.99% 4.26% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.80% 14.45% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 20
Median salary £29,000 £39,421 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.43% +4.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £29,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £40,800 £51,500
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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 118 173 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 28.03% 29.47% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 91 161 87
Median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.36% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Swindon.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Swindon over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (40.54%) DHCP
4 15 (40.54%) DNS
5 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
8 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
9 10 (27.03%) Web Services
9 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 10 (27.03%) IIS
9 10 (27.03%) Middleware
9 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (27.03%) Application Packaging
9 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco
12 5 (13.51%) VMware
13 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
13 4 (10.81%) Firewall
13 4 (10.81%) SLA
13 4 (10.81%) SQL
14 3 (8.11%) MS Office
14 3 (8.11%) MCP
14 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
14 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (27.03%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DHCP
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (29.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 10 (27.03%) Middleware Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) PowerShell Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Server Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 9 (24.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 9 (24.32%) Desktop Support
4 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
5 5 (13.51%) IT Support
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
1 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
1 10 (27.03%) Middleware
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
1 2 (5.41%) Robotics
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) Solaris
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Application Packaging
2 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Process Management
3 2 (5.41%) Security Patching
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) WFM
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) B2B
4 1 (2.70%) Business Development
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCP
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) Dell KACE
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.70%) NEC
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam