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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 79 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 145 297 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.91% 5.30% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.71% 17.76% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 132 202 171
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 £19,250 £25,650 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
1238 1672 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.85% 29.81% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1238 1280
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -38 69 £28,500 -19.71% 7
Slough -24 17 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Bracknell -13 16 £38,000 +1.33%
Newbury +15 12 £37,750 -20.52%
Maidenhead +4 11 £33,750 +29.80% 2
Hungerford - 2 £22,250 -
Windsor +1 1 £33,000 -13.72%
Wokingham -24 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 369 (100.00%) Windows
2 233 (63.14%) Microsoft
3 228 (61.79%) Active Directory
4 203 (55.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 176 (47.70%) VMware
6 173 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 122 (33.06%) MS Excel
8 121 (32.79%) MS Exchange
9 112 (30.35%) TCP/IP
9 112 (30.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 112 (30.35%) Hyper-V
10 105 (28.46%) SQL
11 99 (26.83%) ITIL
11 99 (26.83%) Cisco
12 92 (24.93%) Firewall
13 88 (23.85%) Linux
13 88 (23.85%) Windows 7
14 86 (23.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 80 (21.68%) DNS
16 79 (21.41%) SCCM
17 72 (19.51%) SQL Server
18 69 (18.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 68 (18.43%) MS Office
19 68 (18.43%) Windows XP
20 62 (16.80%) SAN
20 62 (16.80%) DHCP
21 57 (15.45%) PowerShell
22 56 (15.18%) Data Centre
23 54 (14.63%) HP
24 51 (13.82%) Juniper

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 121 (32.79%) MS Exchange
2 86 (23.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (13.82%) Lync
4 48 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (12.47%) IIS
6 42 (11.38%) SharePoint
7 24 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (4.07%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (3.52%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.36%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.81%) CMS
14 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 122 (33.06%) MS Excel
2 68 (18.43%) MS Office
3 11 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.08%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.27%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.67%) Office 365
2 16 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.44%) SaaS
5 8 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.08%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 112 (30.35%) TCP/IP
2 92 (24.93%) Firewall
3 80 (21.68%) DNS
4 62 (16.80%) SAN
4 62 (16.80%) DHCP
5 49 (13.28%) LAN
6 46 (12.47%) WAN
7 28 (7.59%) Internet
8 26 (7.05%) VPN
9 20 (5.42%) iSCSI
10 19 (5.15%) VLAN
10 19 (5.15%) VoIP
11 14 (3.79%) NAS
11 14 (3.79%) NetScaler
12 10 (2.71%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.17%) Wireshark
13 8 (2.17%) SSL
14 7 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.90%) MPLS
14 7 (1.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.08%) MySQL
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
10 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.54%) MS Access
10 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (7.05%) Finance
2 24 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.15%) Retail
4 13 (3.52%) Legal
5 10 (2.71%) Billing
6 6 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.36%) French Language
7 5 (1.36%) German Language
8 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.81%) Publishing
9 3 (0.81%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (26.29%) Support Engineer
2 56 (15.18%) Analyst
3 39 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (9.49%) Technical Support
5 33 (8.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (8.67%) Technical Engineer
7 31 (8.40%) Support Analyst
8 28 (7.59%) Technical Support Engineer
9 27 (7.32%) IT Support
10 26 (7.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (5.69%) Consultant
12 20 (5.42%) Architect
13 19 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (4.61%) Security Engineer
15 14 (3.79%) Integration Engineer
15 14 (3.79%) IT Support Analyst
16 13 (3.52%) IT Support Engineer
16 13 (3.52%) Desktop Support
16 13 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
17 12 (3.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.69%) .NET
2 11 (2.98%) HTML
2 11 (2.98%) Software Packaging
3 10 (2.71%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.44%) CSS
5 7 (1.90%) Classic ASP
6 6 (1.63%) Web Services
6 6 (1.63%) XML
7 5 (1.36%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.08%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.81%) SAML
9 3 (0.81%) Middleware
9 3 (0.81%) Flash
9 3 (0.81%) jQuery
9 3 (0.81%) HTML5
9 3 (0.81%) CSS3
10 2 (0.54%) LAMP
10 2 (0.54%) Ajax
10 2 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.18%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.34%) Clustering
4 15 (4.07%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.71%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.44%) EqualLogic
7 8 (2.17%) Statistics
7 8 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.90%) iPhone
9 6 (1.63%) iPad
9 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.63%) Wiki
9 6 (1.63%) Blog
9 6 (1.63%) PKI
10 5 (1.36%) Replication
11 3 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 369 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (55.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 173 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 88 (23.85%) Windows 7
4 88 (23.85%) Linux
5 68 (18.43%) Windows XP
6 51 (13.82%) Windows 8
7 31 (8.40%) Windows 2000
8 30 (8.13%) Solaris
9 28 (7.59%) UNIX
9 28 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 16 (4.34%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.44%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.17%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.63%) Android
15 3 (0.81%) AIX
15 3 (0.81%) OS/400
16 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (26.83%) ITIL
2 29 (7.86%) Migration
3 26 (7.05%) Incident Management
4 25 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (6.50%) Project Management
6 23 (6.23%) Mentoring
7 20 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.61%) Project Planning
10 16 (4.34%) Coaching
11 12 (3.25%) Data Protection
11 12 (3.25%) Validation
12 11 (2.98%) TOGAF
12 11 (2.98%) Business Development
12 11 (2.98%) Load Balancing
12 11 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (2.71%) DevOps
13 10 (2.71%) SABSA
13 10 (2.71%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.71%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 105 (28.46%) SQL
2 57 (15.45%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.61%) VBScript
4 15 (4.07%) VB
5 12 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.44%) Perl
7 8 (2.17%) PHP
7 8 (2.17%) Python
8 7 (1.90%) C#
9 6 (1.63%) F#
10 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.08%) Java
12 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) X++
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (18.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (12.74%) MCSE
3 44 (11.92%) Security Cleared
4 42 (11.38%) MCITP
5 32 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (7.86%) CCNA
6 29 (7.86%) SC Cleared
7 23 (6.23%) Degree
8 21 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (5.15%) MCP
10 18 (4.88%) MCSA
11 17 (4.61%) Network+ Certification
12 15 (4.07%) A+ Certification
13 14 (3.79%) CCA
13 14 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (3.52%) DV Cleared
14 13 (3.52%) MCTS
15 10 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (2.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.74%) SLA
2 10 (2.71%) COBIT
3 7 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 228 (61.79%) Active Directory
2 112 (30.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (30.35%) Hyper-V
3 36 (9.76%) vSphere
4 30 (8.13%) Terminal Services
5 27 (7.32%) VMware ESX
6 22 (5.96%) XenApp
7 21 (5.69%) XenDesktop
8 15 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (3.25%) vCloud
10 11 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.98%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (2.98%) XenServer
11 10 (2.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.63%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.81%) Samba
16 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 79 (21.41%) SCCM
2 29 (7.86%) SCOM
3 16 (4.34%) WSUS
4 15 (4.07%) Backup Exec
5 14 (3.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 13 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (3.25%) EdgeSight
8 8 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (2.17%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.63%) DameWare
9 6 (1.63%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.36%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.36%) SCSM
10 5 (1.36%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.36%) Nagios
11 3 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.81%) PureDisk
12 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 233 (63.14%) Microsoft
2 176 (47.70%) VMware
3 99 (26.83%) Cisco
4 54 (14.63%) HP
5 51 (13.82%) Juniper
6 46 (12.47%) Citrix
7 44 (11.92%) Oracle
8 36 (9.76%) Dell
9 31 (8.40%) CheckPoint
10 28 (7.59%) F5
11 27 (7.32%) Red Hat
12 23 (6.23%) Apple
12 23 (6.23%) Symantec
13 22 (5.96%) Blue Coat
13 22 (5.96%) Sourcefire
13 22 (5.96%) Crossbeam
14 20 (5.42%) IBM
15 19 (5.15%) Veritas
16 18 (4.88%) EMC
17 15 (4.07%) AppSense
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