The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 64 49
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.75% 3.29% 4.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.67% 9.81% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 40
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,478 £45,000
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 259 367 269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 32.38% 33.58% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 222 334 223
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swindon +10 21 £29,000 -26.43%
Chippenham +19 8 £41,250 +52.77%
Salisbury -5 5 £50,000 +68.06%
Corsham - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
4 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 24 (36.36%) DNS
8 23 (34.85%) DHCP
8 23 (34.85%) VMware
9 22 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
11 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 18 (27.27%) Cisco
11 18 (27.27%) ITIL
12 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 14 (21.21%) Application Packaging
13 13 (19.70%) Firewall
13 13 (19.70%) VPN
13 13 (19.70%) Dell
13 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (18.18%) IIS
14 12 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
15 10 (15.15%) SonicWALL
15 10 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (15.15%) Web Services
15 10 (15.15%) MCSE
15 10 (15.15%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
2 22 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (18.18%) IIS
4 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 7 (10.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) DNS
2 23 (34.85%) DHCP
3 13 (19.70%) Firewall
3 13 (19.70%) VPN
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.61%) WAN
7 5 (7.58%) DSL
7 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.06%) LAN
8 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (6.06%) SAN
8 4 (6.06%) VoIP
8 4 (6.06%) Wireless
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (4.55%) MPLS
9 3 (4.55%) NAS
9 3 (4.55%) SSL
10 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.03%) Back Office
1 2 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Law
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Server Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 9 (13.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 9 (13.64%) IT Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Middleware Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) PowerShell Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (7.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Web Services
2 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 9 (13.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
4 2 (3.03%) Robotics
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Application Packaging
3 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.61%) Service Management
4 7 (10.61%) UML
5 5 (7.58%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (7.58%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.58%) Software Distribution
5 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.55%) High Availability
7 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Server Building
8 2 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (3.03%) Process Management
8 2 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (15.15%) MCSE
5 9 (13.64%) CCNA
5 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.09%) MCP
8 4 (6.06%) MCSA
9 3 (4.55%) CCIE
9 3 (4.55%) CCNP
9 3 (4.55%) MCITP
9 3 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.03%) Firmware
6 2 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.03%) Netcool
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
5 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 18 (27.27%) Cisco
4 13 (19.70%) Dell
5 10 (15.15%) SonicWALL
6 9 (13.64%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) Symantec
7 4 (6.06%) Veeam
8 3 (4.55%) Apple
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix
8 3 (4.55%) Draytek
8 3 (4.55%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.55%) Juniper
8 3 (4.55%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.55%) Veritas
8 3 (4.55%) WatchGuard
8 3 (4.55%) ZyXEL
9 2 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat