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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 267 339 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.55% 6.25% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.94% 19.36% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 212 261 219
Average salary £39,150 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.40% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1576 1751 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.83% 32.28% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 1342 1614
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 23 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 23 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 -10 129 £36,500 -2.66% 8
Newbury +5 30 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Slough +12 29 £38,650 +3.06% 2
Bracknell -10 26 £44,250 +30.14% 1
Maidenhead -21 8 £37,500 -24.05% 1
Thatcham +5 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Wokingham -10 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 536 (100.00%) Windows
2 346 (64.55%) Microsoft
3 339 (63.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 328 (61.19%) Active Directory
5 249 (46.46%) MS Exchange
6 235 (43.84%) VMware
7 201 (37.50%) SQL
8 181 (33.77%) Firewall
9 150 (27.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 146 (27.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 138 (25.75%) SQL Server
12 137 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 133 (24.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 132 (24.63%) Exchange Server 2007
15 123 (22.95%) MS Excel
15 123 (22.95%) DNS
16 121 (22.57%) Hyper-V
17 118 (22.01%) IIS
18 115 (21.46%) Windows 7
19 113 (21.08%) Citrix
20 107 (19.96%) TCP/IP
21 103 (19.22%) Cisco
22 100 (18.66%) MCSE
23 96 (17.91%) SAN
24 91 (16.98%) Linux
25 88 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2003
26 85 (15.86%) Windows XP
27 83 (15.49%) Security Cleared
28 81 (15.11%) MCITP
29 79 (14.74%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 249 (46.46%) MS Exchange
2 137 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (24.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 118 (22.01%) IIS
5 88 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 68 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 54 (10.07%) SharePoint
8 47 (8.77%) Lync
9 37 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (3.73%) Lotus Domino
12 14 (2.61%) IBM Notes
13 11 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 8 (1.49%) Apache
14 8 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.49%) WordPress
15 7 (1.31%) CMS
16 5 (0.93%) Drupal
16 5 (0.93%) Alfresco
Applications
1 123 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 57 (10.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.56%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.17%) Office 365
2 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.24%) SaaS
4 5 (0.93%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (33.77%) Firewall
2 123 (22.95%) DNS
3 107 (19.96%) TCP/IP
4 96 (17.91%) SAN
5 72 (13.43%) DHCP
6 63 (11.75%) VPN
7 53 (9.89%) Internet
8 50 (9.33%) WAN
9 45 (8.40%) LAN
10 34 (6.34%) VLAN
11 28 (5.22%) Wireless
12 21 (3.92%) VoIP
13 20 (3.73%) SMTP
14 18 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (3.17%) tcpdump
16 16 (2.99%) Unified Communications
17 15 (2.80%) SNMP
17 15 (2.80%) SSL
18 14 (2.61%) LDAP
18 14 (2.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (6.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.24%) MySQL
7 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (2.80%) Metasploit
2 11 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.93%) Subversion
4 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
General
1 53 (9.89%) Finance
2 51 (9.51%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.04%) Retail
4 16 (2.99%) Marketing
5 11 (2.05%) German Language
6 5 (0.93%) Billing
6 5 (0.93%) Banking
7 4 (0.75%) French Language
8 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 123 (22.95%) Support Engineer
2 51 (9.51%) Consultant
3 46 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (7.84%) Server Engineer
4 42 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 40 (7.46%) Technical Support
6 39 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (6.90%) Analyst
8 36 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 31 (5.78%) Desktop Support
9 31 (5.78%) Support Analyst
10 26 (4.85%) Developer
11 25 (4.66%) Technical Engineer
11 25 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 24 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
13 23 (4.29%) Technical Support Engineer
14 22 (4.10%) IT Support
15 20 (3.73%) Administrator
16 19 (3.54%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.07%) .NET
2 21 (3.92%) XML
3 17 (3.17%) HTML
3 17 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 16 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.99%) Web Services
5 14 (2.61%) WCF
5 14 (2.61%) jQuery
6 13 (2.43%) Ajax
6 13 (2.43%) CSS
7 11 (2.05%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 10 (1.87%) COM
9 9 (1.68%) WinForms
10 8 (1.49%) WPF
10 8 (1.49%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.37%) RSS
11 2 (0.37%) SAML
11 2 (0.37%) XSL
11 2 (0.37%) XSLT
11 2 (0.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.21%) Clustering
2 30 (5.60%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.66%) Replication
4 15 (2.80%) iPhone
5 14 (2.61%) Open Source
6 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.31%) Firmware
8 6 (1.12%) iPad
9 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.93%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.75%) PKI
11 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.56%) FMCG
12 2 (0.37%) HP StorageWorks
12 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.37%) IPTV
12 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 536 (100.00%) Windows
2 339 (63.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 150 (27.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 115 (21.46%) Windows 7
5 91 (16.98%) Linux
6 85 (15.86%) Windows XP
7 45 (8.40%) Windows 8
8 25 (4.66%) UNIX
9 22 (4.10%) Windows 2000
9 22 (4.10%) Ubuntu
9 22 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 22 (4.10%) CentOS
9 22 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.36%) Windows Vista
11 16 (2.99%) Android
12 14 (2.61%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.43%) Windows Phone
13 13 (2.43%) Solaris
14 9 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (11.94%) ITIL
2 51 (9.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (5.60%) Performance Monitoring
4 25 (4.66%) Service Delivery
5 21 (3.92%) Migration
5 21 (3.92%) SIEM
6 18 (3.36%) Information Security
7 15 (2.80%) Incident Management
8 14 (2.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (2.61%) CRM
9 13 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (2.43%) Load Balancing
9 13 (2.43%) Problem Management
10 11 (2.05%) Web Development
10 11 (2.05%) Project Management
10 11 (2.05%) SEO
11 10 (1.87%) OO
11 10 (1.87%) Server Monitoring
11 10 (1.87%) Software Distribution
12 9 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 201 (37.50%) SQL
2 40 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.22%) C#
4 24 (4.48%) PHP
5 20 (3.73%) Perl
6 18 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.36%) Python
7 17 (3.17%) VBScript
8 16 (2.99%) VB
8 16 (2.99%) Ruby
9 15 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.12%) Java
13 4 (0.75%) C++
14 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) PHP5
15 1 (0.19%) F#
15 1 (0.19%) C
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (24.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (18.66%) MCSE
3 83 (15.49%) Security Cleared
4 81 (15.11%) MCITP
5 61 (11.38%) MCSA
6 59 (11.01%) SC Cleared
7 55 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (9.89%) CCNA
9 49 (9.14%) MCP
10 41 (7.65%) Degree
11 36 (6.72%) DV Cleared
12 32 (5.97%) MCTS
13 23 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (3.92%) CEH
15 14 (2.61%) CISSP
15 14 (2.61%) OSCP
15 14 (2.61%) OSCE
16 10 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (1.68%) CCNP
18 8 (1.49%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.96%) SLA
2 16 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.61%) HIPAA
4 10 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.75%) QA
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 328 (61.19%) Active Directory
2 146 (27.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (22.57%) Hyper-V
4 44 (8.21%) vSphere
5 43 (8.02%) XenApp
6 35 (6.53%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (6.16%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.17%) Snort
8 17 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (2.99%) VMware ESX
10 15 (2.80%) Nmap
10 15 (2.80%) Terminal Server
11 13 (2.43%) DFS Replication
12 11 (2.05%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.87%) ISA Server
14 9 (1.68%) UAG
15 5 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.75%) XenServer
16 4 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
17 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 79 (14.74%) SCCM
2 63 (11.75%) SCOM
3 35 (6.53%) WSUS
4 29 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 22 (4.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (3.92%) NetBackup
7 17 (3.17%) Nessus
8 15 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (2.80%) SCDPM
9 13 (2.43%) ARCserve
10 9 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.49%) SCVMM
11 8 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (1.12%) Plesk
12 6 (1.12%) MOM
12 6 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.93%) Nagios
14 4 (0.75%) DameWare
14 4 (0.75%) Legato
15 3 (0.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 346 (64.55%) Microsoft
2 235 (43.84%) VMware
3 113 (21.08%) Citrix
4 103 (19.22%) Cisco
5 40 (7.46%) EMC
6 38 (7.09%) Symantec
7 37 (6.90%) Oracle
8 31 (5.78%) HP
8 31 (5.78%) Red Hat
9 21 (3.92%) Fujitsu
10 20 (3.73%) Lotus
10 20 (3.73%) Sophos
11 19 (3.54%) Veeam
12 17 (3.17%) WatchGuard
12 17 (3.17%) McAfee
12 17 (3.17%) Apple
12 17 (3.17%) Juniper
13 16 (2.99%) Dell
13 16 (2.99%) NetApp
13 16 (2.99%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer competitive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, Health Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Full Corp Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Basic Salary + Company Benefits + Stocks
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Including a full Benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
IT HR
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Netteam Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car & Phone Allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago