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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 205 227 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.96% 4.17% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 14.01% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 197 166 208
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
South East

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
1298 1620 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.04% 29.74% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1211 1160
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 114 £36,875 +5.35% 16
Bracknell +1 45 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Slough +4 18 £52,500 +61.53%
Windsor +17 12 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Maidenhead -11 3 £27,000 -15.62% 1
Ascot - 1 £29,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 410 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (67.56%) Windows Server
3 258 (62.93%) Active Directory
4 226 (55.12%) VMware
5 222 (54.15%) Microsoft
6 218 (53.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 210 (51.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 165 (40.24%) MS Exchange
9 160 (39.02%) Firewall
10 156 (38.05%) Cisco
11 151 (36.83%) Linux
12 126 (30.73%) Exchange Server 2010
13 121 (29.51%) ITIL
14 91 (22.20%) SQL
15 87 (21.22%) MS Excel
16 86 (20.98%) Data Centre
17 85 (20.73%) TCP/IP
18 84 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
19 83 (20.24%) Unix
20 79 (19.27%) DNS
21 76 (18.54%) HP
21 76 (18.54%) Hyper-V
22 73 (17.80%) Solaris
22 73 (17.80%) LAN
23 72 (17.56%) Juniper
24 70 (17.07%) CheckPoint
25 69 (16.83%) WAN
25 69 (16.83%) DHCP
25 69 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2013
26 67 (16.34%) Windows 2000

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (40.24%) MS Exchange
2 126 (30.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (11.22%) IIS
5 42 (10.24%) Lync
6 26 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (4.39%) CMS
8 8 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.22%) Apache
9 5 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 87 (21.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.34%) Office 365
2 9 (2.20%) Google Tag Manager
3 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 160 (39.02%) Firewall
2 85 (20.73%) TCP/IP
3 79 (19.27%) DNS
4 73 (17.80%) LAN
5 69 (16.83%) DHCP
5 69 (16.83%) WAN
6 49 (11.95%) SAN
7 29 (7.07%) Wireless
8 24 (5.85%) iSCSI
9 17 (4.15%) VPN
10 13 (3.17%) NAS
11 12 (2.93%) Internet
12 11 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (2.68%) Network Security
12 11 (2.68%) VLAN
13 9 (2.20%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.95%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.95%) Skype
14 8 (1.95%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.17%) MySQL
6 7 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.24%) Big Data
11 1 (0.24%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (13.17%) German Language
2 46 (11.22%) French Language
3 37 (9.02%) Finance
4 14 (3.41%) Marketing
5 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.71%) Advertising
7 6 (1.46%) Legal
8 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.98%) Law
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.24%) Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (28.54%) Support Engineer
2 87 (21.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (13.17%) Technical Engineer
4 48 (11.71%) Security Engineer
5 47 (11.46%) IT Support
6 46 (11.22%) IT Engineer
7 43 (10.49%) Windows Engineer
8 41 (10.00%) Analyst
9 39 (9.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 35 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
10 35 (8.54%) Technical Support
10 35 (8.54%) VMware Engineer
11 32 (7.80%) Technical Support Engineer
12 31 (7.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 31 (7.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 30 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
13 30 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
14 29 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (6.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.07%) .NET
2 18 (4.39%) HTML
3 16 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 16 (3.90%) MSMQ
4 14 (3.41%) CSS
4 14 (3.41%) jQuery
4 14 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.20%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 9 (2.20%) CSS3
5 9 (2.20%) HTML5
6 8 (1.95%) Web Services
7 5 (1.22%) XML
8 4 (0.98%) Ajax
8 4 (0.98%) DHTML
8 4 (0.98%) LAMP
8 4 (0.98%) WCF
9 3 (0.73%) XSL
10 2 (0.49%) SOAP
10 2 (0.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.98%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.85%) Clustering
3 19 (4.63%) Driving Licence
4 17 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.90%) EMC VNX
5 16 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 15 (3.66%) User Experience
7 13 (3.17%) Replication
8 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.71%) NHS
10 5 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.98%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.98%) Symmetrix
12 3 (0.73%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.73%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.49%) Derivative
13 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.49%) PKI
13 2 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 410 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (67.56%) Windows Server
3 218 (53.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 210 (51.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 151 (36.83%) Linux
6 83 (20.24%) Unix
7 73 (17.80%) Solaris
8 67 (16.34%) Windows 2000
9 35 (8.54%) Windows 7
10 31 (7.56%) Windows 8
10 31 (7.56%) Windows XP
11 25 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.41%) CentOS
13 12 (2.93%) Debian
14 10 (2.44%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.95%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.71%) Windows Vista
17 6 (1.46%) AIX
18 4 (0.98%) HPUX
19 2 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (29.51%) ITIL
2 63 (15.37%) Information Security
2 63 (15.37%) Risk Management
3 56 (13.66%) Mentoring
4 31 (7.56%) Coaching
5 30 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (4.88%) Case Management
6 20 (4.88%) Data Management
6 20 (4.88%) Performance Improvement
7 19 (4.63%) Migration
8 15 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (3.41%) Analytics
9 14 (3.41%) Project Management
9 14 (3.41%) SEO
9 14 (3.41%) Web Development
10 11 (2.68%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (2.44%) Time Management
12 9 (2.20%) Web Design
13 8 (1.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (22.20%) SQL
2 19 (4.63%) C#
3 18 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.71%) Perl
7 5 (1.22%) PHP
7 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.24%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (8.29%) MCSE
3 22 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (5.37%) Degree
4 20 (4.88%) CCNA
4 20 (4.88%) MCITP
5 11 (2.68%) MCP
6 10 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.20%) CCA
7 9 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.95%) A+ Certification
8 8 (1.95%) CCIE
8 8 (1.95%) CCNP
8 8 (1.95%) MCSA
8 8 (1.95%) MCTS
9 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.22%) Server+ Certification
10 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.73%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.24%) COBIT
2 1 (0.24%) DICOM
2 1 (0.24%) FISMA
2 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 258 (62.93%) Active Directory
2 84 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (18.54%) Hyper-V
4 53 (12.93%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (11.71%) VMware ESX
6 35 (8.54%) vSphere
7 19 (4.63%) XenApp
8 13 (3.17%) XenServer
9 12 (2.93%) VMware Server
9 12 (2.93%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.68%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.22%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.98%) OpenSSH
14 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (14.15%) SCCM
2 33 (8.05%) SCOM
3 29 (7.07%) Backup Exec
4 17 (4.15%) WSUS
5 16 (3.90%) NetBackup
6 15 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (2.20%) Simpana
8 9 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (1.95%) EdgeSight
10 7 (1.71%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.73%) Graphite
13 3 (0.73%) Legato
13 3 (0.73%) Nagios
13 3 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 226 (55.12%) VMware
2 222 (54.15%) Microsoft
3 156 (38.05%) Cisco
4 76 (18.54%) HP
5 72 (17.56%) Juniper
6 70 (17.07%) CheckPoint
7 66 (16.10%) Palo Alto
8 64 (15.61%) F5
9 63 (15.37%) Blue Coat
9 63 (15.37%) Crossbeam
9 63 (15.37%) Sourcefire
10 59 (14.39%) Citrix
11 56 (13.66%) EMC
12 47 (11.46%) Dell
13 37 (9.02%) Symantec
14 31 (7.56%) Red Hat
15 22 (5.37%) IBM
16 21 (5.12%) Veeam
17 20 (4.88%) Google
18 17 (4.15%) NetApp
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