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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 218 276 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.90% 4.70% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.68% 17.30% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 180 222 257
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,225
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
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
1390 1595 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.85% 27.19% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1263 1345
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -16 114 £38,500 +6.94% 10
Bracknell -4 18 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Slough 0 16 £35,000 -7.28% 3
Maidenhead -1 12 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Ascot - 6 £36,000 -
Newbury -20 5 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Windsor - 4 £29,750 -
Wokingham +12 3 £33,750 -20.58%
Thatcham -2 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 302 (65.09%) Active Directory
3 282 (60.78%) Microsoft
4 266 (57.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 192 (41.38%) VMware
6 177 (38.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 172 (37.07%) SQL
8 160 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 152 (32.76%) TCP/IP
10 151 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 126 (27.16%) Windows 7
12 123 (26.51%) DNS
13 121 (26.08%) Hyper-V
14 113 (24.35%) Security Cleared
14 113 (24.35%) MS Excel
15 112 (24.14%) Linux
16 111 (23.92%) SCCM
17 105 (22.63%) SQL Server
17 105 (22.63%) Cisco
18 101 (21.77%) Firewall
19 86 (18.53%) Windows XP
20 84 (18.10%) SC Cleared
21 81 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
22 80 (17.24%) MS Office
22 80 (17.24%) ITIL
23 78 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
24 75 (16.16%) PowerShell
25 74 (15.95%) DHCP
26 73 (15.73%) SAN
27 71 (15.30%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 160 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 81 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (14.22%) IIS
4 54 (11.64%) SharePoint
5 47 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (10.13%) Lync
6 35 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.88%) Lotus Domino
9 15 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (3.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 10 (2.16%) CMS
12 8 (1.72%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.51%) ArcGIS
13 7 (1.51%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.29%) Apache
14 6 (1.29%) Live Communications Server
14 6 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.29%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 113 (24.35%) MS Excel
2 80 (17.24%) MS Office
3 11 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) SPSS
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.31%) Office 365
2 13 (2.80%) SaaS
3 10 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.51%) PaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 152 (32.76%) TCP/IP
2 123 (26.51%) DNS
3 101 (21.77%) Firewall
4 74 (15.95%) DHCP
5 73 (15.73%) SAN
6 56 (12.07%) LAN
7 49 (10.56%) WAN
8 34 (7.33%) Internet
9 31 (6.68%) VPN
10 24 (5.17%) SSL
11 21 (4.53%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.88%) Wireshark
13 17 (3.66%) VoIP
14 15 (3.23%) NetScaler
15 14 (3.02%) VLAN
16 11 (2.37%) NAS
17 7 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (1.51%) MPLS
18 6 (1.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.29%) Big Data
10 6 (1.29%) MS Access
11 5 (1.08%) DB2
11 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.86%) MySQL
13 3 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (1.94%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.51%) MSI
2 7 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.86%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.65%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.65%) WinRunner
5 3 (0.65%) MSTest
5 3 (0.65%) JIRA
5 3 (0.65%) Selenium
6 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.43%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.22%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (9.48%) Finance
2 36 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 31 (6.68%) Retail
4 10 (2.16%) Legal
5 9 (1.94%) Billing
6 8 (1.72%) Marketing
7 6 (1.29%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 144 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 47 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 46 (9.91%) Technical Support
4 43 (9.27%) Analyst
5 33 (7.11%) Technical Engineer
6 32 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 32 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 29 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
8 23 (4.96%) Security Engineer
9 22 (4.74%) Developer
9 22 (4.74%) Consultant
10 21 (4.53%) Architect
11 19 (4.09%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.88%) Administrator
12 18 (3.88%) Senior Support Engineer
13 17 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.66%) IT Support
14 16 (3.45%) Technical Architect
15 15 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.82%) .NET
2 22 (4.74%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.66%) HTML
3 17 (3.66%) XML
4 16 (3.45%) CSS
4 16 (3.45%) Software Packaging
5 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.94%) HTML5
6 9 (1.94%) CSS3
6 9 (1.94%) Middleware
7 8 (1.72%) ODBC
7 8 (1.72%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.72%) jQuery
8 7 (1.51%) Classic ASP
9 6 (1.29%) Web Services
9 6 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.29%) WSH
10 4 (0.86%) JSON
10 4 (0.86%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.66%) Thin Client
4 17 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.80%) Clustering
6 12 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.37%) PKI
7 11 (2.37%) Statistics
7 11 (2.37%) Open Source
8 9 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.51%) Replication
9 7 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.51%) iPhone
10 6 (1.29%) Wiki
10 6 (1.29%) Blog
10 6 (1.29%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.29%) iPad
10 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.65%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 266 (57.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 177 (38.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (27.16%) Windows 7
5 112 (24.14%) Linux
6 86 (18.53%) Windows XP
7 49 (10.56%) Windows 8
8 38 (8.19%) Windows 2000
9 32 (6.90%) UNIX
10 30 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (4.74%) Solaris
12 11 (2.37%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.16%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.51%) Android
14 7 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.29%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.65%) AIX
17 2 (0.43%) CentOS
17 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.24%) ITIL
2 35 (7.54%) Migration
2 35 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (7.33%) Project Management
4 29 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 27 (5.82%) Incident Management
6 26 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (4.96%) Mentoring
8 21 (4.53%) Load Balancing
9 20 (4.31%) Project Planning
9 20 (4.31%) Coaching
10 17 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (3.23%) Data Management
12 14 (3.02%) Software Distribution
12 14 (3.02%) Server Monitoring
12 14 (3.02%) DevOps
13 13 (2.80%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.80%) TOGAF
14 12 (2.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 172 (37.07%) SQL
2 75 (16.16%) PowerShell
3 34 (7.33%) VBScript
4 26 (5.60%) VB
5 20 (4.31%) C#
6 16 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.02%) Java
8 9 (1.94%) PHP
9 6 (1.29%) C++
10 5 (1.08%) Perl
11 4 (0.86%) Python
11 4 (0.86%) Ruby
12 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (24.35%) Security Cleared
2 84 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 78 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (13.15%) MCSE
5 54 (11.64%) DV Cleared
6 45 (9.70%) MCITP
7 33 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (6.25%) Degree
9 28 (6.03%) CCNA
10 18 (3.88%) CCA
10 18 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (3.66%) MCSA
12 15 (3.23%) MCP
12 15 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (2.59%) MCTS
14 11 (2.37%) CISSP
15 9 (1.94%) ISEB
15 9 (1.94%) ISTQB
15 9 (1.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.64%) SLA
2 12 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.94%) COBIT
5 8 (1.72%) GPG13
6 2 (0.43%) FISMA
6 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 302 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 151 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (26.08%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.11%) VMware ESX
5 32 (6.90%) Terminal Services
5 32 (6.90%) vSphere
6 31 (6.68%) XenApp
7 30 (6.47%) XenDesktop
8 20 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (3.66%) XenServer
10 14 (3.02%) ISA Server
10 14 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.94%) vCloud
11 9 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.86%) Samba
13 4 (0.86%) KVM
14 3 (0.65%) Firmware
14 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 111 (23.92%) SCCM
2 36 (7.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 31 (6.68%) SCOM
4 27 (5.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 25 (5.39%) WSUS
6 22 (4.74%) NetBackup
7 18 (3.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (3.66%) EdgeSight
9 14 (3.02%) Backup Exec
10 12 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (1.72%) Netcool
13 6 (1.29%) Unicenter
13 6 (1.29%) DameWare
14 5 (1.08%) Nagios
15 4 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
16 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
16 3 (0.65%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 282 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 192 (41.38%) VMware
3 105 (22.63%) Cisco
4 71 (15.30%) Citrix
5 70 (15.09%) Oracle
6 61 (13.15%) HP
7 48 (10.34%) Juniper
8 36 (7.76%) CheckPoint
9 34 (7.33%) Symantec
10 30 (6.47%) Red Hat
10 30 (6.47%) IBM
10 30 (6.47%) EMC
11 25 (5.39%) Dell
12 23 (4.96%) F5
13 20 (4.31%) Apple
14 19 (4.09%) Veritas
15 16 (3.45%) Blue Coat
15 16 (3.45%) Sourcefire
15 16 (3.45%) Crossbeam
16 14 (3.02%) Fujitsu
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and be
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hays IT
Salary: Career Generation/Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent senior level package - Full detials on request
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Career Generation/Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago