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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 91 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 135 278 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.69% 4.74% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.67% 16.58% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 126 186 156
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
1265 1677 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.16% 28.62% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1217 1224
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -25 74 £37,500 -3.84% 13
Slough -9 21 £38,000 -15.55%
Maidenhead +23 12 £26,750 +49.60% 1
Bracknell -24 8 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Newbury +5 6 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Wokingham -15 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 217 (63.45%) Microsoft
3 206 (60.23%) Active Directory
4 174 (50.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 173 (50.58%) VMware
6 171 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 109 (31.87%) MS Exchange
8 103 (30.12%) MS Excel
9 101 (29.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 98 (28.65%) Hyper-V
11 94 (27.49%) Cisco
12 93 (27.19%) TCP/IP
13 85 (24.85%) ITIL
14 84 (24.56%) SQL
15 83 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 77 (22.51%) Linux
16 77 (22.51%) Firewall
17 71 (20.76%) Windows 7
18 67 (19.59%) SCCM
19 65 (19.01%) DNS
20 63 (18.42%) SQL Server
21 62 (18.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 56 (16.37%) SAN
23 54 (15.79%) MS Office
23 54 (15.79%) Windows XP
24 52 (15.20%) HP
25 50 (14.62%) Data Centre
26 48 (14.04%) DHCP
27 47 (13.74%) Windows 8
28 46 (13.45%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 109 (31.87%) MS Exchange
2 83 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (13.45%) IIS
4 45 (13.16%) Lync
5 42 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (9.36%) SharePoint
7 21 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.22%) Lotus Domino
9 10 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.17%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.88%) CMS
13 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 103 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 54 (15.79%) MS Office
3 7 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.29%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.19%) Office 365
2 14 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.05%) SaaS
6 3 (0.88%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (27.19%) TCP/IP
2 77 (22.51%) Firewall
3 65 (19.01%) DNS
4 56 (16.37%) SAN
5 48 (14.04%) DHCP
6 41 (11.99%) LAN
7 40 (11.70%) WAN
8 23 (6.73%) iSCSI
9 19 (5.56%) Internet
10 18 (5.26%) VPN
11 15 (4.39%) VoIP
11 15 (4.39%) NAS
11 15 (4.39%) NetScaler
11 15 (4.39%) VLAN
12 9 (2.63%) Wireshark
12 9 (2.63%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.34%) Network Security
14 7 (2.05%) Intranet
14 7 (2.05%) Wireless
15 6 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.05%) MySQL
6 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) MS Access
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (5.85%) Finance
2 19 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.51%) Retail
4 10 (2.92%) Legal
5 8 (2.34%) Marketing
6 7 (2.05%) Billing
7 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.46%) French Language
8 5 (1.46%) German Language
9 3 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 55 (16.08%) Analyst
3 37 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.53%) IT Support
5 33 (9.65%) Technical Engineer
6 31 (9.06%) Technical Support
7 30 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 29 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 24 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
11 22 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (5.56%) Consultant
13 16 (4.68%) Architect
13 16 (4.68%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (3.80%) Security Engineer
15 10 (2.92%) Developer
15 10 (2.92%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.14%) .NET
2 11 (3.22%) Web Services
3 10 (2.92%) MSMQ
4 9 (2.63%) XML
4 9 (2.63%) HTML
5 7 (2.05%) Software Packaging
6 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.75%) CSS
7 4 (1.17%) Classic ASP
7 4 (1.17%) SAML
7 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.88%) LAMP
8 3 (0.88%) Ajax
8 3 (0.88%) Flash
8 3 (0.88%) jQuery
8 3 (0.88%) HTML5
8 3 (0.88%) CSS3
8 3 (0.88%) XSL
8 3 (0.88%) DHTML
9 2 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.51%) Clustering
4 10 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.34%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.34%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.34%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.05%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.75%) PKI
7 6 (1.75%) Statistics
7 6 (1.75%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.17%) Replication
10 3 (0.88%) AS400
10 3 (0.88%) iPhone
10 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.88%) Wiki
10 3 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 174 (50.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 171 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (22.51%) Linux
5 71 (20.76%) Windows 7
6 54 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 47 (13.74%) Windows 8
8 31 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (9.06%) Solaris
9 30 (8.77%) UNIX
10 21 (6.14%) Windows 2000
11 17 (4.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (3.22%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.75%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.75%) Android
14 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.88%) Debian
15 3 (0.88%) OS/400
15 3 (0.88%) AIX
16 2 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.85%) ITIL
2 24 (7.02%) Migration
3 21 (6.14%) Incident Management
3 21 (6.14%) Mentoring
4 20 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (4.09%) Change Management
6 13 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (3.80%) Project Management
7 12 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (3.51%) Data Protection
8 11 (3.22%) Coaching
8 11 (3.22%) Project Planning
9 10 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (2.63%) Time Management
10 9 (2.63%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (2.34%) CRM
11 8 (2.34%) Workflow
11 8 (2.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.56%) SQL
2 42 (12.28%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.22%) Perl
4 10 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.63%) VBScript
5 9 (2.63%) VB
5 9 (2.63%) Python
6 7 (2.05%) C#
6 7 (2.05%) PHP
6 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.75%) F#
8 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.17%) Java
9 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 62 (18.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (11.70%) MCSE
3 36 (10.53%) MCITP
4 28 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 24 (7.02%) CCNA
7 23 (6.73%) Degree
8 20 (5.85%) SC Cleared
9 18 (5.26%) MCP
10 17 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (4.68%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (4.68%) A+ Certification
12 15 (4.39%) CCA
12 15 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (4.09%) MCTS
14 13 (3.80%) MCSA
15 9 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (2.05%) CISM
16 7 (2.05%) CISSP
16 7 (2.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.53%) SLA
2 7 (2.05%) COBIT
3 4 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.29%) FISMA
System Software
1 206 (60.23%) Active Directory
2 101 (29.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (28.65%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.82%) vSphere
5 32 (9.36%) VMware ESX
6 26 (7.60%) Terminal Services
7 18 (5.26%) XenApp
8 17 (4.97%) XenDesktop
9 16 (4.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (3.51%) XenServer
11 9 (2.63%) vCloud
12 8 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.75%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (1.17%) VMware Server
15 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.58%) UAG
17 1 (0.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 67 (19.59%) SCCM
2 35 (10.23%) SCOM
3 14 (4.09%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.80%) EdgeSight
5 11 (3.22%) WSUS
6 8 (2.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.75%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.75%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.75%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.75%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.75%) SCSM
9 5 (1.46%) Nagios
10 4 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.88%) PureDisk
12 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 217 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 173 (50.58%) VMware
3 94 (27.49%) Cisco
4 52 (15.20%) HP
5 42 (12.28%) Citrix
6 39 (11.40%) Juniper
7 35 (10.23%) Dell
8 32 (9.36%) Oracle
9 29 (8.48%) Red Hat
10 26 (7.60%) CheckPoint
11 24 (7.02%) EMC
11 24 (7.02%) F5
12 19 (5.56%) IBM
12 19 (5.56%) Symantec
13 18 (5.26%) Blue Coat
13 18 (5.26%) Sourcefire
13 18 (5.26%) Crossbeam
14 17 (4.97%) NetApp
15 16 (4.68%) AppSense
16 13 (3.80%) Veritas
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