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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 112 185 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.25% 3.60% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.55% 14.33% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 82 178 161
Median salary £39,375 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,150 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,651 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -

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
1062 1291 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.77% 25.12% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1156 1220
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -15 37 £38,750 +5.44% 4
Maidenhead +32 30 £40,000 +42.85%
Slough +33 18 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wokingham +4 8 £36,000 +10.76%
Bracknell -18 7 £52,500 +23.52%
Newbury - 6 £37,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £33,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (65.55%) Windows Server
3 149 (62.61%) Active Directory
4 127 (53.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (39.50%) Microsoft
5 94 (39.50%) Linux
6 93 (39.08%) SQL Server
7 91 (38.24%) VMware
8 81 (34.03%) Cisco
8 81 (34.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 80 (33.61%) TCP/IP
9 80 (33.61%) Firewall
10 69 (28.99%) DNS
11 61 (25.63%) Unix
12 60 (25.21%) CheckPoint
13 57 (23.95%) Juniper
13 57 (23.95%) Hyper-V
14 55 (23.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 54 (22.69%) ITIL
16 53 (22.27%) MS Exchange
17 52 (21.85%) Blue Coat
18 50 (21.01%) MCSE
19 48 (20.17%) Windows 2000
19 48 (20.17%) MS Excel
19 48 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 48 (20.17%) Palo Alto
20 44 (18.49%) Crossbeam
20 44 (18.49%) F5
20 44 (18.49%) Solaris
20 44 (18.49%) Sourcefire

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 53 (22.27%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.45%) IIS
3 31 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (9.66%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (7.14%) Apache
7 15 (6.30%) Tomcat
8 14 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 14 (5.88%) Skype for Business
9 12 (5.04%) IBM Notes
9 12 (5.04%) WebLogic
9 12 (5.04%) WebSphere
10 8 (3.36%) JBoss
11 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.26%) Documentum
13 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.84%) CMS
15 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (20.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.46%) MS Office
3 5 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.68%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (1.68%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.13%) Office 365
2 21 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.78%) SaaS
5 5 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (33.61%) Firewall
1 80 (33.61%) TCP/IP
2 69 (28.99%) DNS
3 42 (17.65%) LAN
4 41 (17.23%) DHCP
5 37 (15.55%) WAN
6 34 (14.29%) SAN
7 19 (7.98%) NAS
8 16 (6.72%) Network Security
9 14 (5.88%) VLAN
9 14 (5.88%) VPN
10 12 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (4.62%) Internet
12 10 (4.20%) SSL
13 9 (3.78%) VoIP
14 8 (3.36%) HTTP
14 8 (3.36%) iSCSI
14 8 (3.36%) SSH
14 8 (3.36%) Wireshark
15 7 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.04%) Big Data
6 10 (4.20%) InfluxDB
7 7 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.84%) MySQL
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.78%) JIRA
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.10%) WinDbg
General
1 41 (17.23%) German Language
2 30 (12.61%) French Language
3 19 (7.98%) Finance
4 11 (4.62%) Games
5 9 (3.78%) Portuguese Language
5 9 (3.78%) Spanish Language
6 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.94%) Legal
8 5 (2.10%) Back Office
9 4 (1.68%) Law
10 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.84%) Advertising
11 2 (0.84%) Marketing
12 1 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (31.51%) Support Engineer
2 59 (24.79%) Security Engineer
3 57 (23.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (15.55%) Juniper Engineer
5 27 (11.34%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) Analyst
6 23 (9.66%) Technical Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) Technical Support
7 21 (8.82%) IT Support
7 21 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
7 21 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (7.56%) Security Support Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.24%) Web Services
2 13 (5.46%) ZeroMQ
3 10 (4.20%) Regular Expression
4 6 (2.52%) .NET
5 5 (2.10%) CSS
6 1 (0.42%) CSS3
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) HTML5
6 1 (0.42%) J2EE
6 1 (0.42%) SAML
6 1 (0.42%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.20%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.78%) Clustering
6 8 (3.36%) PKI
7 6 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.52%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.10%) Replication
9 4 (1.68%) iPhone
9 4 (1.68%) PDA
10 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.26%) iPad
10 3 (1.26%) NHS
10 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 238 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (65.55%) Windows Server
3 127 (53.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (39.50%) Linux
5 81 (34.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (25.63%) Unix
7 48 (20.17%) Windows 2000
8 44 (18.49%) Solaris
9 28 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 22 (9.24%) Windows XP
11 17 (7.14%) Windows 8
12 16 (6.72%) CentOS
12 16 (6.72%) Mac OS
13 13 (5.46%) Windows 10
14 12 (5.04%) Windows NT
15 11 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
17 3 (1.26%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.69%) ITIL
2 41 (17.23%) Risk Management
3 36 (15.13%) Mentoring
4 19 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (7.14%) Coaching
5 17 (7.14%) High Availability
5 17 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 17 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (6.72%) Presales
7 15 (6.30%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.46%) SIEM
9 11 (4.62%) Analytics
10 10 (4.20%) Digital Forensics
10 10 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.78%) Change Management
12 8 (3.36%) Network Management
12 8 (3.36%) OWASP
12 8 (3.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (2.94%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.65%) SQL
2 17 (7.14%) C
3 15 (6.30%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.46%) Python
5 10 (4.20%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.52%) Java
6 6 (2.52%) VBScript
7 4 (1.68%) C++
7 4 (1.68%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.68%) Ruby
8 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.84%) Perl
9 2 (0.84%) PHP
9 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.42%) C#
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (23.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (21.01%) MCSE
3 35 (14.71%) CISSP
4 34 (14.29%) CEH
4 34 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (12.18%) MCSA
6 28 (11.76%) CCNA
7 16 (6.72%) MCP
8 15 (6.30%) GCIA
9 12 (5.04%) Degree
10 10 (4.20%) MCITP
10 10 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.78%) GCIH
12 8 (3.36%) CISA
12 8 (3.36%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (3.36%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (2.52%) CCNP
14 5 (2.10%) CCVP
14 5 (2.10%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.66%) SLA
2 12 (5.04%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 149 (62.61%) Active Directory
2 57 (23.95%) Hyper-V
3 48 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 12 (5.04%) vSphere
6 10 (4.20%) Samba
7 8 (3.36%) ProxySG
7 8 (3.36%) XenApp
8 5 (2.10%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.68%) Firmware
9 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.26%) vCloud
11 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (8.40%) SCCM
2 12 (5.04%) Nessus
3 11 (4.62%) WSUS
4 6 (2.52%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.10%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.68%) Nmap
6 4 (1.68%) SCOM
6 4 (1.68%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.26%) Grafana
8 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.84%) Graphite
8 2 (0.84%) Kibana
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.84%) Puppet
8 2 (0.84%) vMotion
9 1 (0.42%) Ansible
9 1 (0.42%) Nagios
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 94 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 91 (38.24%) VMware
3 81 (34.03%) Cisco
4 60 (25.21%) CheckPoint
5 57 (23.95%) Juniper
6 52 (21.85%) Blue Coat
7 48 (20.17%) Palo Alto
8 44 (18.49%) Crossbeam
8 44 (18.49%) F5
8 44 (18.49%) Sourcefire
9 24 (10.08%) Citrix
9 24 (10.08%) HP
10 21 (8.82%) Apple
11 16 (6.72%) Dell
12 15 (6.30%) Google
13 14 (5.88%) Oracle
14 12 (5.04%) IBM
14 12 (5.04%) Lotus
14 12 (5.04%) NetApp
14 12 (5.04%) Novell
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