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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 237 270 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.37% 5.01% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.64% 17.80% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 176 218 159
Average salary £35,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
1619 1517 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.82% 28.16% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1175 1282
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -16 119 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Bracknell +22 43 £40,000 +7.38% 3
Maidenhead +15 13 £32,250 - 2
Slough -31 13 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Windsor -8 6 £26,500 -44.21%
Wokingham +5 5 £41,500 +25.75%
Newbury -22 4 £23,250 -10.57%
Thatcham -4 1 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 532 (100.00%) Windows
2 343 (64.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 326 (61.28%) Active Directory
4 283 (53.20%) Microsoft
5 201 (37.78%) VMware
6 196 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 194 (36.47%) SQL
8 181 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 167 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 161 (30.26%) Windows 7
11 139 (26.13%) Security Cleared
12 136 (25.56%) DNS
13 135 (25.38%) TCP/IP
14 115 (21.62%) Linux
15 112 (21.05%) Windows XP
16 111 (20.86%) SC Cleared
17 108 (20.30%) SQL Server
18 103 (19.36%) Citrix
19 101 (18.98%) SCCM
20 100 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2010
21 89 (16.73%) IIS
22 83 (15.60%) Firewall
23 82 (15.41%) MS Excel
23 82 (15.41%) DV Cleared
23 82 (15.41%) Hyper-V
24 81 (15.23%) Cisco
25 78 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
25 78 (14.66%) MS Office
25 78 (14.66%) Oracle
26 70 (13.16%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 196 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 100 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (16.73%) IIS
4 63 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 62 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (6.95%) SharePoint
8 27 (5.08%) Apache
8 27 (5.08%) Lync
9 26 (4.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 15 (2.82%) WebSphere
11 12 (2.26%) Tomcat
12 11 (2.07%) Live Communications Server
12 11 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
13 10 (1.88%) CMS
13 10 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.32%) ArcGIS
14 7 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (1.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 82 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 78 (14.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.07%) Office 365
2 9 (1.69%) SaaS
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.94%) PaaS
4 4 (0.75%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 136 (25.56%) DNS
2 135 (25.38%) TCP/IP
3 83 (15.60%) Firewall
4 67 (12.59%) LAN
4 67 (12.59%) WAN
5 62 (11.65%) DHCP
6 56 (10.53%) SAN
7 37 (6.95%) SSL
8 28 (5.26%) Internet
9 24 (4.51%) VPN
10 19 (3.57%) iSCSI
11 18 (3.38%) Wireshark
12 17 (3.20%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.07%) PBX
14 8 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (1.50%) Network Security
15 7 (1.32%) VLAN
15 7 (1.32%) VoIP
16 6 (1.13%) tcpdump
16 6 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.07%) MS Access
5 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.69%) MySQL
7 6 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.13%) DB2
7 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.56%) OLAP
9 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (4.51%) LoadRunner
2 11 (2.07%) MSI
3 9 (1.69%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (1.50%) WinRunner
5 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.13%) Subversion
7 5 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.56%) Selenium
9 3 (0.56%) JIRA
9 3 (0.56%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.56%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.56%) MSTest
10 2 (0.38%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.38%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (10.15%) Finance
2 50 (9.40%) Retail
3 46 (8.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.19%) French Language
6 1 (0.19%) German Language
6 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.19%) Publishing
6 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 187 (35.15%) Support Engineer
2 63 (11.84%) Analyst
3 48 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 45 (8.46%) Technical Support
5 41 (7.71%) Consultant
6 40 (7.52%) Support Analyst
7 33 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 29 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
8 29 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
10 26 (4.89%) IT Support
11 25 (4.70%) Integration Engineer
11 25 (4.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 24 (4.51%) Developer
13 23 (4.32%) Web Analyst
13 23 (4.32%) Technical Support Engineer
13 23 (4.32%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
14 22 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (4.14%) Server Engineer
15 19 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.45%) .NET
2 25 (4.70%) XML
3 21 (3.95%) HTML
4 18 (3.38%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.44%) CSS
6 10 (1.88%) jQuery
7 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.69%) HTML5
7 9 (1.69%) CSS3
8 8 (1.50%) Middleware
8 8 (1.50%) Web Services
9 6 (1.13%) WSH
9 6 (1.13%) Software Packaging
10 5 (0.94%) WCF
10 5 (0.94%) JSON
10 5 (0.94%) Ajax
10 5 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.75%) LAMP
11 4 (0.75%) XSL
11 4 (0.75%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.70%) Fat Client
2 25 (4.70%) Thin Client
3 15 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.07%) PKI
5 11 (2.07%) Statistics
5 11 (2.07%) Open Source
6 8 (1.50%) Clustering
7 6 (1.13%) Replication
7 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.56%) iPhone
10 3 (0.56%) EPoS
10 3 (0.56%) Kindle
11 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.38%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.38%) SCORM
11 2 (0.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 532 (100.00%) Windows
2 343 (64.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 181 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 161 (30.26%) Windows 7
5 115 (21.62%) Linux
6 112 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 53 (9.96%) Windows 8
8 44 (8.27%) Windows 2000
9 38 (7.14%) UNIX
10 21 (3.95%) Solaris
11 16 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.50%) Android
13 8 (1.50%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.56%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.56%) AIX
15 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.38%) SUSE
15 2 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (13.16%) ITIL
2 44 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (7.14%) Migration
4 33 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (5.64%) Problem Management
6 27 (5.08%) Software Distribution
7 25 (4.70%) Incident Management
8 22 (4.14%) Mentoring
9 21 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (3.76%) Test Scripting
11 19 (3.57%) Test Automation
11 19 (3.57%) Regression Testing
12 17 (3.20%) Data Management
12 17 (3.20%) Server Monitoring
13 15 (2.82%) Data Analysis
14 14 (2.63%) Project Management
15 12 (2.26%) Workflow
15 12 (2.26%) Test Management
15 12 (2.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 194 (36.47%) SQL
2 68 (12.78%) PowerShell
3 45 (8.46%) VBScript
4 32 (6.02%) VB
5 26 (4.89%) C#
6 17 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.63%) Java
8 10 (1.88%) PHP
9 7 (1.32%) Perl
10 6 (1.13%) C++
10 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.75%) Python
11 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.75%) Ruby
12 2 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
13 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 139 (26.13%) Security Cleared
2 111 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 82 (15.41%) DV Cleared
4 78 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (11.84%) MCSE
6 31 (5.83%) MCITP
7 27 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (4.51%) ISEB
8 24 (4.51%) ISTQB
9 23 (4.32%) CCNA
9 23 (4.32%) MCP
10 21 (3.95%) MCSA
10 21 (3.95%) CCA
10 21 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (3.76%) Degree
12 18 (3.38%) MCTS
12 18 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (1.50%) CISSP
15 6 (1.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.08%) SLA
2 7 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 326 (61.28%) Active Directory
2 167 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (15.41%) Hyper-V
4 52 (9.77%) VMware ESX
5 41 (7.71%) vSphere
6 36 (6.77%) XenApp
7 34 (6.39%) XenDesktop
8 24 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (3.95%) XenServer
10 18 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (3.38%) Terminal Services
11 15 (2.82%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.50%) Firmware
14 5 (0.94%) Nmap
15 4 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.56%) Samba
17 2 (0.38%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 101 (18.98%) SCCM
2 45 (8.46%) SCOM
3 38 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 38 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 28 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 25 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (3.57%) WSUS
6 19 (3.57%) EdgeSight
7 15 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (2.44%) Netcool
9 11 (2.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 11 (2.07%) Unicenter
10 7 (1.32%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.13%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.94%) SCSM
13 4 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.75%) Windows Intune
13 4 (0.75%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 283 (53.20%) Microsoft
2 201 (37.78%) VMware
3 103 (19.36%) Citrix
4 81 (15.23%) Cisco
5 78 (14.66%) Oracle
6 60 (11.28%) HP
7 40 (7.52%) EMC
7 40 (7.52%) Fujitsu
8 31 (5.83%) IBM
8 31 (5.83%) Symantec
9 24 (4.51%) Juniper
10 23 (4.32%) Red Hat
11 21 (3.95%) CheckPoint
12 17 (3.20%) Dell
13 16 (3.01%) AppSense
14 15 (2.82%) F5
15 14 (2.63%) Avaya
15 14 (2.63%) Sourcefire
16 13 (2.44%) Veritas
17 12 (2.26%) Lotus
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £21,000 - £26,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 22 days ago