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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 71 96 52
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 161 133 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.62% 2.62% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.30% 10.33% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 124 125 201
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
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
1309 1287 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.40% 25.31% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1036 1255
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 63 £39,250 +4.66% 5
Maidenhead +14 34 £37,500 +20.00%
Slough +11 17 £37,500 -1.31% 8
Bracknell -1 11 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Windsor - 9 £52,500 -
Wokingham -7 4 £31,250 - 2
Newbury -5 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Hungerford -9 1 £25,000 +12.35%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (66.45%) Windows Server
3 200 (63.90%) Active Directory
4 182 (58.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 174 (55.59%) VMware
6 140 (44.73%) Microsoft
7 119 (38.02%) Firewall
8 116 (37.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 114 (36.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 113 (36.10%) Linux
11 95 (30.35%) TCP/IP
12 89 (28.43%) Cisco
13 87 (27.80%) SQL Server
14 78 (24.92%) ITIL
14 78 (24.92%) DNS
15 64 (20.45%) SQL
16 63 (20.13%) Windows 7
17 60 (19.17%) DHCP
17 60 (19.17%) Citrix
18 59 (18.85%) Juniper
18 59 (18.85%) Unix
19 58 (18.53%) MS Exchange
20 57 (18.21%) vSphere
21 56 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 55 (17.57%) CheckPoint
23 53 (16.93%) Office 365
24 49 (15.65%) Solaris
24 49 (15.65%) IIS
24 49 (15.65%) Finance
25 48 (15.34%) LAN

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 58 (18.53%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.65%) IIS
3 35 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (6.39%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (5.43%) Skype for Business
7 15 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (4.47%) nginx
9 12 (3.83%) Apache
10 11 (3.51%) WebSphere
11 7 (2.24%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.24%) JBoss
11 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.24%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.24%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.60%) CMS
12 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.28%) ArcGIS
13 4 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.93%) Office 365
2 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.24%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (38.02%) Firewall
2 95 (30.35%) TCP/IP
3 78 (24.92%) DNS
4 60 (19.17%) DHCP
5 48 (15.34%) LAN
6 44 (14.06%) WAN
7 42 (13.42%) SAN
8 25 (7.99%) Internet
9 22 (7.03%) VPN
10 14 (4.47%) Wireless
11 13 (4.15%) WebEx
12 11 (3.51%) FTP
13 9 (2.88%) Network Security
13 9 (2.88%) Skype
14 8 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (2.24%) Intranet
15 7 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (2.24%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.79%) Big Data
5 15 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.51%) MySQL
7 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.32%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.64%) MSI
General
1 49 (15.65%) Finance
2 40 (12.78%) German Language
3 28 (8.95%) French Language
4 19 (6.07%) Banking
5 16 (5.11%) Games
6 13 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.56%) Publishing
9 7 (2.24%) Electronics
9 7 (2.24%) Marketing
10 2 (0.64%) Retail
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (27.80%) Support Engineer
2 68 (21.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (15.02%) Analyst
3 47 (15.02%) Security Engineer
4 45 (14.38%) IT Support
5 37 (11.82%) Linux Engineer
6 36 (11.50%) Juniper Engineer
7 31 (9.90%) IT Engineer
8 30 (9.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 30 (9.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (9.58%) IT Support Engineer
9 29 (9.27%) Support Analyst
10 25 (7.99%) Consultant
11 24 (7.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (7.35%) IT Analyst
12 23 (7.35%) IT Support Analyst
13 22 (7.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (7.03%) Server Engineer
14 21 (6.71%) Server Support
14 21 (6.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.07%) Web Services
2 14 (4.47%) .NET
2 14 (4.47%) Regular Expression
2 14 (4.47%) ZeroMQ
3 6 (1.92%) WCF
4 4 (1.28%) XMPP
5 3 (0.96%) ODBC
6 2 (0.64%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.54%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.03%) Clustering
3 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.79%) Replication
5 12 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (2.88%) Smartphone
7 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.56%) PKI
8 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.28%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.28%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.28%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.28%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.64%) iPad
12 2 (0.64%) iPhone
12 2 (0.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 313 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (66.45%) Windows Server
3 182 (58.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 114 (36.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 113 (36.10%) Linux
6 63 (20.13%) Windows 7
7 59 (18.85%) Unix
8 49 (15.65%) Solaris
9 45 (14.38%) Windows 2000
10 34 (10.86%) CentOS
11 32 (10.22%) Windows 8
12 26 (8.31%) Windows 10
13 15 (4.79%) Windows XP
14 13 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (3.51%) Ubuntu
16 8 (2.56%) AIX
17 7 (2.24%) Mac OS
17 7 (2.24%) Windows NT
18 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
19 4 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.92%) ITIL
2 28 (8.95%) Service Delivery
3 25 (7.99%) Presales
4 21 (6.71%) Mentoring
4 21 (6.71%) SIEM
5 20 (6.39%) Analytics
6 18 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (5.75%) Virtual Environments
7 17 (5.43%) Validation
8 15 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (4.15%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.83%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (2.88%) Application Packaging
11 9 (2.88%) Migration
11 9 (2.88%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (2.56%) High Availability
12 8 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (2.24%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.45%) SQL
2 30 (9.58%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.47%) Python
4 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.96%) C#
6 3 (0.96%) Java
7 2 (0.64%) C
7 2 (0.64%) Perl
7 2 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (14.70%) MCSE
3 45 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (13.10%) CCNA
5 37 (11.82%) Security Cleared
6 29 (9.27%) SC Cleared
7 28 (8.95%) MCSA
8 25 (7.99%) MCP
9 18 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (5.11%) MCITP
11 15 (4.79%) CISSP
12 12 (3.83%) DV Cleared
13 11 (3.51%) Degree
14 9 (2.88%) MOS
15 8 (2.56%) CEH
16 4 (1.28%) CISA
17 3 (0.96%) MCTS
17 3 (0.96%) VCP5
18 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 200 (63.90%) Active Directory
2 116 (37.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (18.21%) vSphere
4 43 (13.74%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.99%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (7.35%) VMware ESX
7 16 (5.11%) VMware Workstation
8 15 (4.79%) XenApp
9 12 (3.83%) Firmware
10 10 (3.19%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.88%) Terminal Server
11 9 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (2.56%) DFS Replication
12 8 (2.56%) Samba
13 7 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (1.92%) XenServer
15 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 48 (15.34%) SCCM
2 28 (8.95%) WSUS
3 17 (5.43%) SCOM
4 15 (4.79%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (2.88%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (2.88%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.56%) Nessus
8 8 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.24%) Nmap
10 6 (1.92%) DameWare
10 6 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.60%) Legato
11 5 (1.60%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (1.28%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 174 (55.59%) VMware
2 140 (44.73%) Microsoft
3 89 (28.43%) Cisco
4 60 (19.17%) Citrix
5 59 (18.85%) Juniper
6 55 (17.57%) CheckPoint
7 44 (14.06%) F5
7 44 (14.06%) Palo Alto
8 37 (11.82%) HP
9 29 (9.27%) Red Hat
10 25 (7.99%) Apple
10 25 (7.99%) Blue Coat
11 24 (7.67%) Crossbeam
11 24 (7.67%) Sourcefire
12 23 (7.35%) Veeam
13 22 (7.03%) Google
14 20 (6.39%) EMC
15 17 (5.43%) Dell
16 16 (5.11%) IBM
17 10 (3.19%) Oracle
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