The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 111 197 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.02% 3.68% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.40% 15.30% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 189 178
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1067 1288 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.99% 24.07% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1141 1193
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Reading -12 51 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Maidenhead +22 19 £37,500 +38.88% 4
Slough +34 18 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Wokingham +10 6 £29,500 +7.27%
Bracknell -23 6 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Newbury - 6 £37,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 - 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 246 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (64.63%) Windows Server
3 148 (60.16%) Active Directory
4 126 (51.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (39.84%) Linux
6 92 (37.40%) Microsoft
6 92 (37.40%) VMware
7 89 (36.18%) Firewall
7 89 (36.18%) SQL Server
8 87 (35.37%) TCP/IP
9 84 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 82 (33.33%) Cisco
11 68 (27.64%) CheckPoint
11 68 (27.64%) Unix
12 66 (26.83%) DNS
13 64 (26.02%) Juniper
14 63 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 61 (24.80%) ITIL
16 56 (22.76%) MCSE
17 55 (22.36%) Blue Coat
18 54 (21.95%) Hyper-V
19 53 (21.54%) Palo Alto
20 52 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
21 50 (20.33%) MS Exchange
21 50 (20.33%) Solaris
22 49 (19.92%) Windows 2000
22 49 (19.92%) F5
23 48 (19.51%) LAN
24 47 (19.11%) Sourcefire
24 47 (19.11%) Crossbeam

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 50 (20.33%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.01%) IIS
3 30 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (6.91%) Apache
7 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
7 14 (5.69%) Tomcat
8 12 (4.88%) Skype for Business
9 11 (4.47%) IBM Notes
9 11 (4.47%) WebLogic
9 11 (4.47%) WebSphere
10 10 (4.07%) JBoss
11 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.22%) Documentum
12 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.81%) CMS
14 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.45%) Office 365
2 17 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.47%) SaaS
4 5 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (36.18%) Firewall
2 87 (35.37%) TCP/IP
3 66 (26.83%) DNS
4 48 (19.51%) LAN
5 43 (17.48%) WAN
6 42 (17.07%) DHCP
7 33 (13.41%) SAN
8 17 (6.91%) Network Security
9 15 (6.10%) NAS
10 11 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (4.47%) VLAN
11 10 (4.07%) Internet
12 8 (3.25%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.25%) VoIP
12 8 (3.25%) VPN
12 8 (3.25%) WebEx
12 8 (3.25%) Wireshark
13 7 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.07%) Big Data
7 8 (3.25%) InfluxDB
8 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.22%) MySQL
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.03%) JIRA
3 4 (1.63%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 47 (19.11%) German Language
2 29 (11.79%) French Language
3 22 (8.94%) Finance
4 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.25%) Games
6 7 (2.85%) Legal
7 5 (2.03%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (2.03%) Publishing
7 5 (2.03%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.63%) Back Office
8 4 (1.63%) Law
9 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.22%) Retail
10 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (32.11%) Support Engineer
2 55 (22.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (21.95%) Security Engineer
4 39 (15.85%) Juniper Engineer
5 37 (15.04%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (13.01%) Analyst
7 29 (11.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (9.76%) Technical Support
9 23 (9.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (9.35%) IT Support
9 23 (9.35%) Technical Engineer
10 22 (8.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (8.54%) Technical Support Engineer
12 20 (8.13%) Infrastructure Support
13 19 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
15 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 17 (6.91%) Support Analyst
16 16 (6.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 15 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.91%) Web Services
2 11 (4.47%) Regular Expression
3 9 (3.66%) ZeroMQ
4 6 (2.44%) .NET
5 3 (1.22%) HTML
5 3 (1.22%) ODBC
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) CSS3
6 1 (0.41%) HTML5
6 1 (0.41%) J2EE
6 1 (0.41%) WAP
6 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.47%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.66%) Clustering
5 9 (3.66%) PKI
6 6 (2.44%) Replication
7 5 (2.03%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.63%) iPhone
9 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.22%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.22%) iPad
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 246 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (64.63%) Windows Server
3 126 (51.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (39.84%) Linux
5 84 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (27.64%) Unix
7 50 (20.33%) Solaris
8 49 (19.92%) Windows 2000
9 25 (10.16%) Windows 7
10 18 (7.32%) Windows 8
10 18 (7.32%) Windows XP
11 13 (5.28%) CentOS
12 12 (4.88%) Windows 10
13 11 (4.47%) Mac OS
13 11 (4.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (4.47%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.80%) ITIL
2 40 (16.26%) Risk Management
3 33 (13.41%) Mentoring
4 19 (7.72%) Service Delivery
5 14 (5.69%) Presales
5 14 (5.69%) SIEM
6 13 (5.28%) High Availability
7 12 (4.88%) Analytics
7 12 (4.88%) Coaching
7 12 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 12 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (4.47%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.25%) Digital Forensics
9 8 (3.25%) Information Security
9 8 (3.25%) Network Management
10 7 (2.85%) Migration
10 7 (2.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (2.85%) Validation
10 7 (2.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.89%) SQL
2 16 (6.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.66%) C
4 8 (3.25%) Python
5 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.85%) Java
6 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.63%) Perl
6 4 (1.63%) VBScript
7 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.41%) C#
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (22.76%) MCSE
3 38 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (14.23%) MCSA
5 33 (13.41%) CCNA
5 33 (13.41%) CISSP
6 29 (11.79%) CEH
7 21 (8.54%) MCP
8 14 (5.69%) Degree
9 11 (4.47%) CISA
9 11 (4.47%) GCIA
9 11 (4.47%) MCITP
10 9 (3.66%) GCIH
10 9 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.03%) CCNP
11 5 (2.03%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.63%) CCVP
12 4 (1.63%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.91%) SLA
2 14 (5.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (60.16%) Active Directory
2 54 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 52 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.91%) VMware ESX
5 14 (5.69%) vSphere
6 11 (4.47%) XenApp
7 9 (3.66%) Samba
7 9 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (3.25%) ProxySG
8 8 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.03%) Firmware
9 5 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.63%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.81%) XenServer
12 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (7.32%) SCCM
2 15 (6.10%) Nessus
3 10 (4.07%) WSUS
4 7 (2.85%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.85%) Nmap
5 6 (2.44%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.63%) SCOM
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.81%) Legato
8 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.81%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.81%) vMotion
9 1 (0.41%) Ansible
9 1 (0.41%) Grafana
9 1 (0.41%) Nagios
9 1 (0.41%) Puppet
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 92 (37.40%) Microsoft
1 92 (37.40%) VMware
2 82 (33.33%) Cisco
3 68 (27.64%) CheckPoint
4 64 (26.02%) Juniper
5 55 (22.36%) Blue Coat
6 53 (21.54%) Palo Alto
7 49 (19.92%) F5
8 47 (19.11%) Crossbeam
8 47 (19.11%) Sourcefire
9 32 (13.01%) Citrix
10 23 (9.35%) HP
11 16 (6.50%) Dell
12 13 (5.28%) Apple
12 13 (5.28%) Google
12 13 (5.28%) Oracle
13 12 (4.88%) IBM
14 11 (4.47%) Lotus
14 11 (4.47%) Novell
15 10 (4.07%) EMC
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