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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 291 286 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.00% 4.84% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.51% 16.89% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 224 235 183
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £52,500
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
1763 1693 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.29% 28.62% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1306 1398
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
(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 -3 136 £35,000 -17.15% 8
Bracknell +23 60 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Maidenhead +13 20 £32,500 -2.98%
Slough -24 17 £32,500 -31.57% 3
Windsor -12 9 £28,000 -41.05% 1
Wokingham +2 7 £41,500 +39.49% 1
Newbury -14 7 £24,000 -7.69% 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 587 (100.00%) Windows
2 380 (64.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 356 (60.65%) Active Directory
4 311 (52.98%) Microsoft
5 227 (38.67%) VMware
6 223 (37.99%) SQL
7 213 (36.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 204 (34.75%) MS Exchange
9 192 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 185 (31.52%) Windows 7
11 163 (27.77%) DNS
12 147 (25.04%) Security Cleared
13 135 (23.00%) Windows XP
14 134 (22.83%) SQL Server
14 134 (22.83%) TCP/IP
15 124 (21.12%) Linux
16 122 (20.78%) Citrix
17 121 (20.61%) SC Cleared
18 109 (18.57%) SCCM
19 104 (17.72%) IIS
19 104 (17.72%) Hyper-V
19 104 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
20 99 (16.87%) Oracle
21 90 (15.33%) DV Cleared
22 87 (14.82%) Microsoft Certification
23 86 (14.65%) MS Excel
24 83 (14.14%) PowerShell
25 82 (13.97%) Cisco
25 82 (13.97%) Firewall
26 80 (13.63%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 204 (34.75%) MS Exchange
2 104 (17.72%) IIS
2 104 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 67 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 41 (6.98%) SharePoint
7 36 (6.13%) Apache
8 31 (5.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 21 (3.58%) Lync
10 18 (3.07%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.56%) WebSphere
12 13 (2.21%) Live Communications Server
13 11 (1.87%) CMS
14 10 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (1.36%) Documentum
15 8 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (1.02%) ArcGIS
16 6 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 86 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 79 (13.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.34%) Agresso
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.04%) Office 365
2 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.53%) SaaS
4 7 (1.19%) IaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 163 (27.77%) DNS
2 134 (22.83%) TCP/IP
3 82 (13.97%) Firewall
4 80 (13.63%) WAN
5 77 (13.12%) LAN
6 62 (10.56%) DHCP
7 61 (10.39%) SAN
8 34 (5.79%) SSL
9 28 (4.77%) VPN
10 25 (4.26%) Internet
11 17 (2.90%) iSCSI
12 16 (2.73%) Wireshark
13 15 (2.56%) PBX
14 14 (2.39%) NetScaler
15 13 (2.21%) Network Security
16 10 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (1.70%) Wireless
16 10 (1.70%) VoIP
17 9 (1.53%) VLAN
17 9 (1.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.07%) MS Access
6 13 (2.21%) MySQL
7 10 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.02%) DB2
10 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (0.51%) OLAP
12 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (4.94%) LoadRunner
2 27 (4.60%) MSI
3 16 (2.73%) Subversion
4 12 (2.04%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (1.36%) WinRunner
7 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.51%) MSTest
8 3 (0.51%) Selenium
8 3 (0.51%) JIRA
8 3 (0.51%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.51%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.34%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.34%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 61 (10.39%) Finance
2 60 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 59 (10.05%) Retail
4 15 (2.56%) Marketing
5 5 (0.85%) Publishing
6 4 (0.68%) Legal
7 3 (0.51%) German Language
8 2 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 198 (33.73%) Support Engineer
2 60 (10.22%) Analyst
3 55 (9.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 50 (8.52%) Consultant
5 43 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 40 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 37 (6.30%) Technical Support
8 36 (6.13%) Integration Engineer
9 33 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (4.60%) Senior Support Engineer
10 27 (4.60%) Technical Engineer
11 25 (4.26%) Developer
11 25 (4.26%) IT Support
12 24 (4.09%) Server Engineer
13 23 (3.92%) Administrator
14 22 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
16 19 (3.24%) Test Consultant
16 19 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 18 (3.07%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.60%) XML
2 26 (4.43%) .NET
2 26 (4.43%) HTML
3 17 (2.90%) CSS
4 16 (2.73%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.21%) jQuery
6 12 (2.04%) Web Services
6 12 (2.04%) HTML5
7 11 (1.87%) CSS3
7 11 (1.87%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.02%) LAMP
8 6 (1.02%) Ajax
8 6 (1.02%) WCF
9 5 (0.85%) JSON
10 4 (0.68%) XSL
10 4 (0.68%) DHTML
11 3 (0.51%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.51%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.51%) ADO.NET
11 3 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.09%) Thin Client
2 24 (4.09%) Fat Client
3 17 (2.90%) Statistics
3 17 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.56%) PKI
5 13 (2.21%) Clustering
5 13 (2.21%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.70%) Open Source
7 9 (1.53%) iPhone
8 7 (1.19%) Replication
9 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.85%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.51%) Kindle
11 3 (0.51%) EPoS
12 2 (0.34%) SCORM
12 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.34%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 587 (100.00%) Windows
2 380 (64.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 213 (36.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (31.52%) Windows 7
5 135 (23.00%) Windows XP
6 124 (21.12%) Linux
7 59 (10.05%) Windows 8
8 49 (8.35%) Windows 2000
9 44 (7.50%) UNIX
10 27 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (4.09%) Solaris
12 15 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (1.53%) Android
14 8 (1.36%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.85%) Debian
16 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.51%) AIX
17 2 (0.34%) SUSE
17 2 (0.34%) VMS
17 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (12.44%) ITIL
2 50 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (6.47%) Migration
4 33 (5.62%) Problem Management
5 32 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (5.45%) Software Distribution
6 25 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 23 (3.92%) Test Scripting
7 23 (3.92%) Test Automation
7 23 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 23 (3.92%) Regression Testing
8 20 (3.41%) Data Management
9 18 (3.07%) Workflow
9 18 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (2.90%) Server Monitoring
11 15 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
11 15 (2.56%) Test Management
11 15 (2.56%) Configuration Management
12 13 (2.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (37.99%) SQL
2 83 (14.14%) PowerShell
3 64 (10.90%) VBScript
4 54 (9.20%) VB
5 24 (4.09%) C#
6 21 (3.58%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.21%) PHP
8 7 (1.19%) Java
9 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.85%) PHP5
9 5 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.51%) C++
11 3 (0.51%) Perl
12 2 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.17%) Korn
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (25.04%) Security Cleared
2 121 (20.61%) SC Cleared
3 90 (15.33%) DV Cleared
4 87 (14.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (10.90%) MCSE
6 33 (5.62%) MCITP
7 29 (4.94%) ISTQB
7 29 (4.94%) ISEB
8 28 (4.77%) MCP
9 27 (4.60%) MCSA
10 26 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (4.09%) CCNA
12 23 (3.92%) Degree
13 22 (3.75%) MCTS
13 22 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (3.07%) CCA
14 18 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.02%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.81%) SLA
2 10 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.68%) QA
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 356 (60.65%) Active Directory
2 192 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 54 (9.20%) VMware ESX
5 39 (6.64%) vSphere
6 32 (5.45%) XenApp
7 30 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (3.41%) Terminal Services
9 19 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (3.07%) XenServer
11 17 (2.90%) ISA Server
12 11 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.53%) Firmware
14 6 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.68%) Nmap
15 4 (0.68%) KVM
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.51%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 109 (18.57%) SCCM
2 53 (9.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 46 (7.84%) SCOM
4 40 (6.81%) NetBackup
5 31 (5.28%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (4.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (2.90%) WSUS
8 16 (2.73%) EdgeSight
9 15 (2.56%) Netcool
10 13 (2.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 13 (2.21%) Unicenter
11 12 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.19%) Legato
13 6 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.85%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.85%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.85%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.85%) ARCserve
14 5 (0.85%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.68%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 311 (52.98%) Microsoft
2 227 (38.67%) VMware
3 122 (20.78%) Citrix
4 99 (16.87%) Oracle
5 82 (13.97%) Cisco
6 59 (10.05%) HP
7 51 (8.69%) Fujitsu
8 43 (7.33%) EMC
9 31 (5.28%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.77%) IBM
10 28 (4.77%) Symantec
11 25 (4.26%) Juniper
12 22 (3.75%) CheckPoint
13 18 (3.07%) NetApp
14 17 (2.90%) Dell
15 16 (2.73%) F5
16 15 (2.56%) Sourcefire
16 15 (2.56%) Veritas
17 13 (2.21%) AppSense
17 13 (2.21%) Meridio
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + up to 20% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago