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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 298 260 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.99% 4.38% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.35% 15.46% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 206 217 224
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
1718 1682 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.79% 28.33% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1200 1332 1431
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 +1 119 £35,000 -22.22% 21
Bracknell +17 83 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Slough -9 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Windsor -10 11 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Maidenhead -18 11 £45,000 +31.38% 1
Wokingham 0 6 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Newbury -12 4 £24,000 -36.00%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 595 (100.00%) Windows
2 387 (65.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 343 (57.65%) Active Directory
4 318 (53.45%) Microsoft
5 227 (38.15%) VMware
6 221 (37.14%) SQL
6 221 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 211 (35.46%) MS Exchange
8 180 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 170 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 166 (27.90%) DNS
11 164 (27.56%) Security Cleared
12 142 (23.87%) SQL Server
13 133 (22.35%) Linux
14 130 (21.85%) Windows XP
15 127 (21.34%) SC Cleared
16 113 (18.99%) TCP/IP
16 113 (18.99%) Citrix
17 109 (18.32%) SCCM
17 109 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 104 (17.48%) DV Cleared
19 102 (17.14%) IIS
20 100 (16.81%) Oracle
21 96 (16.13%) Hyper-V
22 92 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
23 90 (15.13%) MS Excel
24 87 (14.62%) Firewall
25 77 (12.94%) ITIL
26 76 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003
27 75 (12.61%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 211 (35.46%) MS Exchange
2 109 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (17.14%) IIS
4 76 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 69 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 60 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (6.89%) SharePoint
8 35 (5.88%) Apache
8 35 (5.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 27 (4.54%) Lync
10 21 (3.53%) Tomcat
11 12 (2.02%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.68%) Live Communications Server
13 9 (1.51%) Documentum
14 8 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.18%) CMS
16 6 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (1.01%) ArcGIS
16 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 90 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 61 (10.25%) MS Office
3 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.50%) Agresso
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.02%) SaaS
2 12 (2.02%) Office 365
3 10 (1.68%) IaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 166 (27.90%) DNS
2 113 (18.99%) TCP/IP
3 87 (14.62%) Firewall
4 75 (12.61%) LAN
5 72 (12.10%) WAN
6 71 (11.93%) DHCP
7 48 (8.07%) SAN
8 35 (5.88%) SSL
9 30 (5.04%) VPN
10 24 (4.03%) Network Security
11 20 (3.36%) Internet
11 20 (3.36%) Wireless
12 17 (2.86%) VLAN
13 15 (2.52%) PBX
14 13 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.02%) SMTP
15 12 (2.02%) VoIP
15 12 (2.02%) iSCSI
15 12 (2.02%) NetScaler
16 9 (1.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (23.87%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (2.86%) MS Access
5 16 (2.69%) MySQL
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) DB2
8 3 (0.50%) OLAP
9 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (4.03%) MSI
2 22 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 21 (3.53%) Subversion
4 12 (2.02%) SilkPerformer
5 8 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (1.01%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.84%) WinRunner
8 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 68 (11.43%) Finance
2 66 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 62 (10.42%) Retail
4 16 (2.69%) Marketing
5 7 (1.18%) Publishing
6 6 (1.01%) Legal
7 5 (0.84%) German Language
8 4 (0.67%) French Language
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 185 (31.09%) Support Engineer
2 64 (10.76%) Consultant
3 58 (9.75%) Analyst
4 50 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 45 (7.56%) Support Analyst
6 44 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 39 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 36 (6.05%) Server Engineer
9 33 (5.55%) Administrator
10 32 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (4.87%) Integration Engineer
12 25 (4.20%) Technical Support
12 25 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (4.03%) Developer
14 23 (3.87%) Security Engineer
15 21 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
15 21 (3.53%) IT Support
16 20 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
17 19 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
17 19 (3.19%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.03%) .NET
2 22 (3.70%) HTML
2 22 (3.70%) XML
3 15 (2.52%) Web Services
4 14 (2.35%) CSS
5 12 (2.02%) jQuery
6 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.34%) Ajax
9 7 (1.18%) HTML5
10 6 (1.01%) CSS3
10 6 (1.01%) LAMP
10 6 (1.01%) WCF
11 4 (0.67%) XSL
11 4 (0.67%) DHTML
12 3 (0.50%) JDBC
12 3 (0.50%) SOAP
12 3 (0.50%) J2EE
12 3 (0.50%) ADO.NET
12 3 (0.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.70%) Clustering
3 18 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 18 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 15 (2.52%) Statistics
5 13 (2.18%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.02%) PKI
6 12 (2.02%) iPhone
7 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.34%) Open Source
9 7 (1.18%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.01%) Replication
11 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.50%) EPoS
12 2 (0.34%) HP StorageWorks
12 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.34%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.34%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 595 (100.00%) Windows
2 387 (65.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 221 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 170 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 133 (22.35%) Linux
6 130 (21.85%) Windows XP
7 60 (10.08%) Windows 8
8 55 (9.24%) Windows 2000
9 40 (6.72%) UNIX
10 34 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (3.70%) Solaris
12 14 (2.35%) Android
12 14 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.85%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.34%) CentOS
15 7 (1.18%) Debian
16 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (12.94%) ITIL
2 65 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (6.55%) Software Distribution
4 35 (5.88%) Migration
5 24 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 22 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 21 (3.53%) Incident Management
8 20 (3.36%) Problem Management
8 20 (3.36%) Workflow
9 19 (3.19%) Test Automation
10 18 (3.03%) Change Management
10 18 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (2.86%) Configuration Management
12 16 (2.69%) Test Scripting
13 12 (2.02%) Test Management
13 12 (2.02%) Service Delivery
14 11 (1.85%) Validation
14 11 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 221 (37.14%) SQL
2 75 (12.61%) PowerShell
3 60 (10.08%) VBScript
4 52 (8.74%) VB
5 21 (3.53%) PHP
6 18 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.52%) C#
9 11 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.68%) Java
11 8 (1.34%) Perl
12 7 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.18%) PHP5
13 6 (1.01%) Ruby
13 6 (1.01%) Python
14 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.17%) Korn
15 1 (0.17%) C
Qualifications
1 164 (27.56%) Security Cleared
2 127 (21.34%) SC Cleared
3 104 (17.48%) DV Cleared
4 92 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (9.92%) MCSE
6 39 (6.55%) MCITP
7 33 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (5.38%) MCP
9 31 (5.21%) CCNA
10 30 (5.04%) MCSA
11 25 (4.20%) ISEB
11 25 (4.20%) ISTQB
11 25 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (4.20%) MCTS
12 21 (3.53%) Degree
13 13 (2.18%) CCA
13 13 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.04%) SLA
2 23 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.34%) QA
5 6 (1.01%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 343 (57.65%) Active Directory
2 180 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.07%) VMware ESX
5 40 (6.72%) vSphere
6 36 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (5.71%) XenApp
8 31 (5.21%) XenDesktop
9 17 (2.86%) Terminal Services
10 16 (2.69%) XenServer
11 15 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (2.18%) ISA Server
13 11 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (1.68%) Nmap
15 9 (1.51%) Firmware
16 8 (1.34%) Terminal Server
16 8 (1.34%) KVM
17 6 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
17 6 (1.01%) Snort
18 4 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 109 (18.32%) SCCM
2 47 (7.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 43 (7.23%) SCOM
4 29 (4.87%) WSUS
5 28 (4.71%) NetBackup
6 24 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (3.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 15 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (1.68%) Unicenter
11 10 (1.68%) Netcool
12 8 (1.34%) Nessus
13 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.84%) Legato
14 5 (0.84%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.84%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.84%) XenMobile
15 4 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 318 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 227 (38.15%) VMware
3 113 (18.99%) Citrix
4 100 (16.81%) Oracle
5 73 (12.27%) Cisco
6 62 (10.42%) HP
7 54 (9.08%) Fujitsu
8 47 (7.90%) EMC
9 42 (7.06%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.87%) Dell
11 27 (4.54%) IBM
12 26 (4.37%) Juniper
13 21 (3.53%) NetApp
14 18 (3.03%) CheckPoint
14 18 (3.03%) Symantec
14 18 (3.03%) F5
15 14 (2.35%) Veeam
15 14 (2.35%) AppSense
16 13 (2.18%) Sourcefire
17 12 (2.02%) Blue Coat
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitve Salary & Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34900.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum per annum + up to 20% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 23 days ago