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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 221 270 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.00% 5.00% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.88% 18.66% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 166 214 195
Average salary £39,250 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
1592 1447 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.82% 26.81% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1122 1237
Average salary £42,500 £41,600 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -17 108 £35,000 -5.40% 9
Bracknell +12 35 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Slough -13 19 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Maidenhead +2 10 £38,750 -6.62% 3
Ascot - 3 £35,000 -
Windsor -15 2 £37,000 -22.10%
Newbury -22 2 £33,000 +3.12% 2
Wokingham +14 1 £41,500 +9.21% 1
Thatcham -6 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 27 February 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.

1 525 (100.00%) Windows
2 328 (62.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 323 (61.52%) Active Directory
4 291 (55.43%) Microsoft
5 200 (38.10%) VMware
6 189 (36.00%) SQL
7 186 (35.43%) MS Exchange
8 184 (35.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 161 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 147 (28.00%) Windows 7
11 135 (25.71%) TCP/IP
12 133 (25.33%) Security Cleared
13 129 (24.57%) DNS
14 125 (23.81%) Linux
15 114 (21.71%) SQL Server
16 113 (21.52%) SCCM
17 112 (21.33%) Windows XP
18 102 (19.43%) SC Cleared
19 94 (17.90%) Hyper-V
20 93 (17.71%) Cisco
21 92 (17.52%) MS Excel
21 92 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
22 91 (17.33%) Firewall
23 87 (16.57%) Citrix
24 80 (15.24%) MS Office
25 79 (15.05%) IIS
25 79 (15.05%) ITIL
26 77 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
27 76 (14.48%) Oracle
28 72 (13.71%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 186 (35.43%) MS Exchange
2 92 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (15.05%) IIS
4 59 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 42 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 39 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (7.43%) Lync
8 21 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 20 (3.81%) Apache
10 15 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (2.29%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.90%) CMS
13 9 (1.71%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.52%) Live Communications Server
15 6 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (1.14%) JBoss
15 6 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 92 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 80 (15.24%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) SPSS
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.48%) Office 365
2 11 (2.10%) SaaS
3 7 (1.33%) PaaS
4 5 (0.95%) IaaS
5 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 135 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 129 (24.57%) DNS
3 91 (17.33%) Firewall
4 72 (13.71%) LAN
5 69 (13.14%) WAN
6 67 (12.76%) SAN
7 66 (12.57%) DHCP
8 36 (6.86%) SSL
9 32 (6.10%) Internet
10 27 (5.14%) VPN
11 23 (4.38%) iSCSI
12 19 (3.62%) Wireshark
13 18 (3.43%) NetScaler
14 12 (2.29%) VLAN
15 11 (2.10%) VoIP
16 10 (1.90%) PBX
17 8 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
18 6 (1.14%) Network Security
18 6 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.71%) MySQL
8 8 (1.52%) MS Access
8 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.33%) DB2
10 6 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.57%) OLAP
13 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (4.19%) LoadRunner
2 9 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.52%) MSI
3 8 (1.52%) WinRunner
4 7 (1.33%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.76%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.57%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.57%) Subversion
7 3 (0.57%) MSTest
7 3 (0.57%) JIRA
7 3 (0.57%) Selenium
8 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.38%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.38%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (8.57%) Finance
2 42 (8.00%) Retail
3 38 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.71%) Marketing
5 5 (0.95%) Legal
6 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Advertising
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) Games
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 179 (34.10%) Support Engineer
2 58 (11.05%) Analyst
3 50 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 50 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 40 (7.62%) Consultant
5 34 (6.48%) Support Analyst
5 34 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 31 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
8 28 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
9 27 (5.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 27 (5.14%) Developer
10 25 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
11 24 (4.57%) Integration Engineer
11 24 (4.57%) Web Analyst
11 24 (4.57%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
12 22 (4.19%) IT Support
12 22 (4.19%) Security Engineer
13 21 (4.00%) Server Engineer
13 21 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.29%) .NET
2 25 (4.76%) XML
3 24 (4.57%) HTML
4 22 (4.19%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.05%) CSS
6 10 (1.90%) Middleware
6 10 (1.90%) Software Packaging
6 10 (1.90%) jQuery
7 9 (1.71%) HTML5
7 9 (1.71%) CSS3
7 9 (1.71%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.14%) WSH
8 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.95%) Ajax
9 5 (0.95%) JSON
10 4 (0.76%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.76%) LAMP
10 4 (0.76%) Web Services
10 4 (0.76%) XSL
10 4 (0.76%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 21 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 20 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.10%) Open Source
6 10 (1.90%) PKI
7 9 (1.71%) Statistics
7 9 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.52%) Clustering
9 6 (1.14%) Replication
9 6 (1.14%) iPhone
10 4 (0.76%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.57%) iPad
11 3 (0.57%) Kindle
11 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.57%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 525 (100.00%) Windows
2 328 (62.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 184 (35.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 147 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 125 (23.81%) Linux
6 112 (21.33%) Windows XP
7 57 (10.86%) Windows 8
8 44 (8.38%) Windows 2000
9 39 (7.43%) UNIX
10 22 (4.19%) Solaris
11 20 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.14%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.95%) Android
15 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.57%) AIX
17 2 (0.38%) CentOS
18 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.05%) ITIL
2 40 (7.62%) Migration
3 38 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (6.29%) Problem Management
6 26 (4.95%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (4.57%) Project Management
8 23 (4.38%) Incident Management
8 23 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (4.00%) Software Distribution
10 19 (3.62%) Test Scripting
11 18 (3.43%) Test Automation
12 17 (3.24%) Regression Testing
13 16 (3.05%) Load Balancing
13 16 (3.05%) Data Analysis
13 16 (3.05%) Coaching
13 16 (3.05%) Server Monitoring
14 15 (2.86%) Data Management
15 12 (2.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 189 (36.00%) SQL
2 66 (12.57%) PowerShell
3 37 (7.05%) VBScript
4 27 (5.14%) C#
5 25 (4.76%) VB
6 20 (3.81%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.67%) Java
8 13 (2.48%) PHP
9 7 (1.33%) Perl
10 6 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.14%) C++
11 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.76%) Python
11 4 (0.76%) Ruby
12 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 133 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 102 (19.43%) SC Cleared
3 77 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (13.71%) DV Cleared
5 61 (11.62%) MCSE
6 33 (6.29%) MCITP
7 24 (4.57%) Degree
8 23 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (4.19%) ISEB
9 22 (4.19%) CCA
9 22 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
9 22 (4.19%) ISTQB
10 20 (3.81%) CCNA
11 18 (3.43%) MCSA
12 14 (2.67%) MCP
12 14 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (2.48%) MCTS
14 8 (1.52%) CISSP
14 8 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (1.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.10%) SLA
2 10 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.57%) GPG13
5 3 (0.57%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 323 (61.52%) Active Directory
2 161 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (17.90%) Hyper-V
4 47 (8.95%) VMware ESX
5 41 (7.81%) vSphere
6 34 (6.48%) XenApp
7 33 (6.29%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.38%) Terminal Services
8 23 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (4.00%) XenServer
10 18 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (2.86%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.95%) Firmware
14 4 (0.76%) Samba
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.76%) KVM
15 3 (0.57%) vCloud
15 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 113 (21.52%) SCCM
2 43 (8.19%) SCOM
3 36 (6.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 33 (6.29%) NetBackup
5 27 (5.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (4.57%) WSUS
7 22 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (3.05%) EdgeSight
8 16 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (2.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 10 (1.90%) Netcool
11 9 (1.71%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.52%) Unicenter
13 6 (1.14%) XenMobile
13 6 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.95%) SCSM
14 5 (0.95%) Nagios
15 4 (0.76%) Windows Intune
15 4 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 4 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 291 (55.43%) Microsoft
2 200 (38.10%) VMware
3 93 (17.71%) Cisco
4 87 (16.57%) Citrix
5 76 (14.48%) Oracle
6 66 (12.57%) HP
7 36 (6.86%) EMC
8 33 (6.29%) IBM
8 33 (6.29%) Symantec
9 31 (5.90%) Juniper
10 27 (5.14%) CheckPoint
10 27 (5.14%) Fujitsu
11 24 (4.57%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.81%) Dell
13 17 (3.24%) F5
14 15 (2.86%) Veritas
15 14 (2.67%) Avaya
15 14 (2.67%) Crossbeam
15 14 (2.67%) Blue Coat
15 14 (2.67%) Sourcefire
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + pen,health
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance and 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + pen,health
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 26 days ago