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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 89 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 141 151 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.32% 2.85% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.01% 10.63% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108 138 180
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London median 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
1174 1421 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.65% 26.78% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1209 1222
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 63 £37,750 -0.65% 6
Maidenhead +12 26 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Slough +16 16 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Bracknell -5 7 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Windsor - 4 £54,000 -
Newbury +3 3 £52,500 +66.66%
Wokingham -11 2 £32,500 - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (68.51%) Windows Server
3 197 (63.96%) Active Directory
4 175 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 164 (53.25%) VMware
6 129 (41.88%) Microsoft
7 116 (37.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 113 (36.69%) Linux
8 113 (36.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 112 (36.36%) Firewall
10 102 (33.12%) TCP/IP
11 93 (30.19%) SQL Server
12 91 (29.55%) Cisco
13 83 (26.95%) ITIL
14 71 (23.05%) DNS
15 67 (21.75%) Unix
15 67 (21.75%) SQL
16 65 (21.10%) Citrix
17 63 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 63 (20.45%) Juniper
17 63 (20.45%) CheckPoint
18 60 (19.48%) MS Exchange
19 55 (17.86%) LAN
19 55 (17.86%) DHCP
19 55 (17.86%) Office 365
20 53 (17.21%) MCSE
21 52 (16.88%) Finance
22 51 (16.56%) IIS
23 50 (16.23%) Solaris
23 50 (16.23%) Windows 2000

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 60 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 51 (16.56%) IIS
3 31 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (5.84%) Skype for Business
7 14 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (4.55%) nginx
8 13 (4.22%) Apache
9 11 (3.57%) JBoss
9 11 (3.57%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.92%) SharePoint
11 8 (2.60%) IBM Notes
11 8 (2.60%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.95%) CMS
13 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.97%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.86%) Office 365
2 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.90%) SaaS
3 10 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (36.36%) Firewall
2 102 (33.12%) TCP/IP
3 71 (23.05%) DNS
4 55 (17.86%) DHCP
4 55 (17.86%) LAN
5 48 (15.58%) WAN
6 35 (11.36%) SAN
7 19 (6.17%) Internet
8 17 (5.52%) WebEx
9 14 (4.55%) VPN
10 13 (4.22%) Network Security
11 12 (3.90%) Wireless
12 10 (3.25%) FTP
13 9 (2.92%) Skype
14 8 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (1.95%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.95%) Wireshark
16 5 (1.62%) Intranet
16 5 (1.62%) PBX
16 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (4.87%) Big Data
7 9 (2.92%) MySQL
8 6 (1.95%) InfluxDB
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 52 (16.88%) Finance
2 46 (14.94%) German Language
3 35 (11.36%) French Language
4 19 (6.17%) Banking
5 16 (5.19%) Games
6 14 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.60%) Publishing
9 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.62%) Electronics
10 5 (1.62%) Marketing
11 3 (0.97%) Legal
12 2 (0.65%) Retail
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (30.19%) Support Engineer
2 67 (21.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 55 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 45 (14.61%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (14.29%) Analyst
6 43 (13.96%) Juniper Engineer
7 38 (12.34%) IT Support
8 34 (11.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 33 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (9.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (9.09%) IT Engineer
12 26 (8.44%) IT Support Engineer
12 26 (8.44%) Support Analyst
13 24 (7.79%) IT Analyst
13 24 (7.79%) IT Support Analyst
14 23 (7.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (7.14%) Applications Support
15 22 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
16 21 (6.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.84%) Web Services
2 14 (4.55%) .NET
2 14 (4.55%) ZeroMQ
3 13 (4.22%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.30%) WCF
4 4 (1.30%) XMPP
5 3 (0.97%) ODBC
6 2 (0.65%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.17%) Clustering
3 15 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (3.90%) PKI
4 12 (3.90%) Replication
5 11 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.60%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.95%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) iPhone
11 2 (0.65%) IVR
12 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (68.51%) Windows Server
3 175 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 116 (37.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 113 (36.69%) Linux
6 67 (21.75%) Unix
7 50 (16.23%) Solaris
7 50 (16.23%) Windows 2000
8 47 (15.26%) Windows 7
9 31 (10.06%) CentOS
10 25 (8.12%) Windows 8
11 21 (6.82%) Windows 10
12 14 (4.55%) Windows XP
13 10 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (3.25%) Ubuntu
14 8 (2.60%) AIX
14 8 (2.60%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.60%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.95%) ITIL
2 31 (10.06%) Mentoring
3 26 (8.44%) Presales
3 26 (8.44%) Service Delivery
4 21 (6.82%) Validation
5 20 (6.49%) SIEM
6 19 (6.17%) Analytics
7 17 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.52%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (4.22%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (4.22%) E-Commerce
8 13 (4.22%) Risk Management
9 12 (3.90%) Migration
9 12 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.25%) High Availability
10 10 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (3.25%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.92%) Application Packaging
11 9 (2.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.75%) SQL
2 29 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.55%) Python
4 10 (3.25%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.30%) Java
7 3 (0.97%) C#
8 2 (0.65%) Perl
8 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (17.21%) MCSE
3 40 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (12.66%) CCNA
5 38 (12.34%) MCSA
6 30 (9.74%) Security Cleared
7 29 (9.42%) MCP
8 22 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 19 (6.17%) CISSP
10 17 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.87%) MCITP
12 14 (4.55%) CEH
13 13 (4.22%) Degree
14 11 (3.57%) DV Cleared
15 9 (2.92%) CISA
16 8 (2.60%) MOS
17 6 (1.95%) GCIH
18 4 (1.30%) MCTS
19 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 1 (0.32%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.66%) SLA
2 8 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (63.96%) Active Directory
2 113 (36.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (16.23%) vSphere
4 39 (12.66%) Hyper-V
5 26 (8.44%) VMware ESX
6 19 (6.17%) VMware Workstation
7 18 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (5.19%) Firmware
9 14 (4.55%) XenApp
10 8 (2.60%) Terminal Server
10 8 (2.60%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.27%) Samba
11 7 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.95%) ProxySG
13 5 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.62%) XenServer
14 4 (1.30%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (13.96%) SCCM
2 29 (9.42%) WSUS
3 14 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 13 (4.22%) Nessus
5 12 (3.90%) SCOM
6 11 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (2.92%) Tivoli
7 9 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.27%) Nmap
8 7 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.95%) DameWare
9 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.97%) Legato
10 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.65%) Nagios
11 2 (0.65%) ThinApp
12 1 (0.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 164 (53.25%) VMware
2 129 (41.88%) Microsoft
3 91 (29.55%) Cisco
4 65 (21.10%) Citrix
5 63 (20.45%) CheckPoint
5 63 (20.45%) Juniper
6 49 (15.91%) F5
6 49 (15.91%) Palo Alto
7 39 (12.66%) Blue Coat
8 33 (10.71%) Crossbeam
8 33 (10.71%) Sourcefire
9 26 (8.44%) HP
9 26 (8.44%) Red Hat
10 21 (6.82%) Google
11 20 (6.49%) Apple
12 18 (5.84%) EMC
13 16 (5.19%) Veeam
14 15 (4.87%) Dell
15 14 (4.55%) IBM
16 11 (3.57%) Oracle
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