The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 267 336 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.54% 6.31% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.78% 19.37% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 215 257 218
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,825 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1591 1735 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.04% 32.59% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1318 1638
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 134 £36,000 -4.00% 14
Newbury +9 33 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Slough +6 28 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Bracknell -14 24 £43,500 +27.94% 1
Thatcham +4 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Maidenhead -24 6 £34,000 -31.13% 2
Wokingham -11 3 £42,500 +16.43%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 542 (100.00%) Windows
2 352 (64.94%) Microsoft
3 350 (64.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 328 (60.52%) Active Directory
5 247 (45.57%) MS Exchange
6 235 (43.36%) VMware
7 208 (38.38%) SQL
8 181 (33.39%) Firewall
9 148 (27.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 147 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 144 (26.57%) SQL Server
12 135 (24.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 135 (24.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 129 (23.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 127 (23.43%) MS Excel
15 123 (22.69%) DNS
16 121 (22.32%) Hyper-V
17 120 (22.14%) IIS
18 116 (21.40%) Citrix
19 114 (21.03%) Windows 7
20 109 (20.11%) TCP/IP
21 103 (19.00%) Cisco
22 101 (18.63%) MCSE
23 97 (17.90%) SAN
24 92 (16.97%) Linux
25 88 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2003
26 87 (16.05%) Windows XP
27 86 (15.87%) Security Cleared
28 82 (15.13%) SCCM
28 82 (15.13%) MCITP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 247 (45.57%) MS Exchange
2 135 (24.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 129 (23.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 120 (22.14%) IIS
5 88 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 66 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (10.70%) SharePoint
8 45 (8.30%) Lync
9 41 (7.56%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (4.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (3.87%) Lotus Domino
12 15 (2.77%) IBM Notes
13 11 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.48%) Apache
14 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 8 (1.48%) WordPress
15 7 (1.29%) CMS
16 5 (0.92%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 127 (23.43%) MS Excel
2 62 (11.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.55%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.14%) Office 365
2 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.21%) SaaS
3 5 (0.92%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (33.39%) Firewall
2 123 (22.69%) DNS
3 109 (20.11%) TCP/IP
4 97 (17.90%) SAN
5 74 (13.65%) DHCP
6 64 (11.81%) VPN
7 59 (10.89%) Internet
8 49 (9.04%) WAN
9 44 (8.12%) LAN
10 33 (6.09%) VLAN
11 27 (4.98%) Wireless
12 21 (3.87%) SMTP
13 20 (3.69%) VoIP
14 18 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (3.14%) tcpdump
16 16 (2.95%) Unified Communications
16 16 (2.95%) LDAP
17 15 (2.77%) SNMP
17 15 (2.77%) SSL
18 14 (2.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (2.40%) MySQL
8 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (2.77%) Visual Studio
1 15 (2.77%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.92%) Subversion
3 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.18%) MSI
4 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
General
1 58 (10.70%) Finance
2 52 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.98%) Retail
4 15 (2.77%) Marketing
5 12 (2.21%) German Language
6 5 (0.92%) Banking
6 5 (0.92%) Billing
7 4 (0.74%) French Language
8 3 (0.55%) Back Office
8 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (22.51%) Support Engineer
2 51 (9.41%) Consultant
3 46 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (7.75%) Security Engineer
5 41 (7.56%) Server Engineer
6 40 (7.38%) Analyst
7 39 (7.20%) Technical Support
7 39 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 34 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (6.09%) Support Analyst
10 32 (5.90%) Developer
11 30 (5.54%) Desktop Support
12 25 (4.61%) Technical Engineer
12 25 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (4.43%) Desktop Engineer
13 24 (4.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 23 (4.24%) Technical Support Engineer
14 23 (4.24%) IT Support
15 21 (3.87%) Administrator
16 19 (3.51%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.07%) .NET
2 29 (5.35%) XML
3 22 (4.06%) HTML
3 22 (4.06%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.51%) Ajax
5 18 (3.32%) jQuery
6 17 (3.14%) CSS
6 17 (3.14%) .NET Framework
7 15 (2.77%) Web Services
7 15 (2.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 14 (2.58%) WCF
9 10 (1.85%) COM
10 9 (1.66%) MSMQ
10 9 (1.66%) WinForms
11 8 (1.48%) WPF
12 4 (0.74%) LAMP
12 4 (0.74%) XSL
12 4 (0.74%) DHTML
12 4 (0.74%) Classic ASP
13 3 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.93%) Clustering
2 30 (5.54%) Blackberry
3 26 (4.80%) Replication
4 15 (2.77%) iPhone
5 14 (2.58%) Open Source
6 13 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.29%) Firmware
9 6 (1.11%) iPad
10 5 (0.92%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.74%) PKI
12 3 (0.55%) FMCG
12 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.55%) Google Search Appliance
12 3 (0.55%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.37%) HP StorageWorks
13 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 542 (100.00%) Windows
2 350 (64.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 148 (27.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 114 (21.03%) Windows 7
5 92 (16.97%) Linux
6 87 (16.05%) Windows XP
7 44 (8.12%) Windows 8
8 26 (4.80%) UNIX
9 23 (4.24%) Windows 2000
10 22 (4.06%) Ubuntu
10 22 (4.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 22 (4.06%) CentOS
10 22 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (3.51%) Windows Vista
12 16 (2.95%) Android
13 14 (2.58%) Mac OS X
14 13 (2.40%) Solaris
14 13 (2.40%) Windows Phone
15 9 (1.66%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (12.18%) ITIL
2 52 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (5.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 25 (4.61%) Service Delivery
5 21 (3.87%) SIEM
6 18 (3.32%) Information Security
6 18 (3.32%) Migration
7 16 (2.95%) CRM
8 15 (2.77%) SEO
8 15 (2.77%) Web Development
8 15 (2.77%) Incident Management
9 14 (2.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (2.40%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.21%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (2.21%) Load Balancing
12 11 (2.03%) Project Management
13 10 (1.85%) Software Distribution
13 10 (1.85%) Server Monitoring
13 10 (1.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 208 (38.38%) SQL
2 39 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 34 (6.27%) C#
4 25 (4.61%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.43%) PHP
6 20 (3.69%) Perl
7 19 (3.51%) Python
8 17 (3.14%) VBScript
9 16 (2.95%) Ruby
9 16 (2.95%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.77%) VB
10 15 (2.77%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.11%) Java
13 5 (0.92%) C++
14 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.37%) PHP5
16 1 (0.18%) F#
16 1 (0.18%) C
16 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (24.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (18.63%) MCSE
3 86 (15.87%) Security Cleared
4 82 (15.13%) MCITP
5 62 (11.44%) MCSA
5 62 (11.44%) SC Cleared
6 55 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (9.78%) CCNA
8 50 (9.23%) MCP
9 42 (7.75%) Degree
10 38 (7.01%) DV Cleared
11 33 (6.09%) MCTS
12 23 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (3.87%) CEH
14 14 (2.58%) OSCP
14 14 (2.58%) OSCE
14 14 (2.58%) CISSP
15 10 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (1.66%) CCNP
17 8 (1.48%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.59%) SLA
2 16 (2.95%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.58%) HIPAA
4 10 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.74%) QA
6 2 (0.37%) GPG13
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 328 (60.52%) Active Directory
2 147 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (22.32%) Hyper-V
4 44 (8.12%) vSphere
4 44 (8.12%) XenApp
5 35 (6.46%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (6.27%) XenDesktop
7 17 (3.14%) Snort
7 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (2.77%) Terminal Server
8 15 (2.77%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.77%) Nmap
9 13 (2.40%) Terminal Services
9 13 (2.40%) DFS Replication
10 10 (1.85%) ISA Server
11 9 (1.66%) UAG
12 5 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.55%) Novell eDirectory
13 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 82 (15.13%) SCCM
2 67 (12.36%) SCOM
3 34 (6.27%) WSUS
4 29 (5.35%) Backup Exec
5 23 (4.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (3.87%) NetBackup
7 17 (3.14%) Nessus
8 15 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (2.77%) SCDPM
9 13 (2.40%) ARCserve
10 10 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.48%) SCVMM
12 7 (1.29%) MOM
13 6 (1.11%) Plesk
13 6 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.92%) Nagios
15 4 (0.74%) Legato
15 4 (0.74%) DameWare
16 3 (0.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 352 (64.94%) Microsoft
2 235 (43.36%) VMware
3 116 (21.40%) Citrix
4 103 (19.00%) Cisco
5 41 (7.56%) EMC
6 38 (7.01%) Symantec
7 37 (6.83%) Oracle
8 31 (5.72%) Red Hat
9 30 (5.54%) HP
10 21 (3.87%) Lotus
10 21 (3.87%) Fujitsu
11 20 (3.69%) Sophos
12 18 (3.32%) Veeam
13 17 (3.14%) McAfee
13 17 (3.14%) Juniper
13 17 (3.14%) Apple
14 16 (2.95%) WatchGuard
14 16 (2.95%) Fortinet
14 16 (2.95%) NetApp
15 15 (2.77%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, Health Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Full Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day Troubleshooting, Escalation, Windows 7,
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Basic Salary + Company Benefits + Stocks
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Including a full Benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
IT HR
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Netteam Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car & Phone Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago