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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 298 215 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.04% 3.86% 4.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.35% 13.58% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 189 168 228
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,150
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
1718 1583 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.05% 28.44% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1275 1502
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,005 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +25 133 £37,500 +8.69% 15
Bracknell +8 72 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Slough -2 22 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Wokingham +9 17 £30,000 -40.00%
Windsor - 13 £26,500 -
Newbury -8 7 £22,500 -47.05%
Maidenhead -26 4 £17,880 -57.92% 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 571 (100.00%) Windows
2 358 (62.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 334 (58.49%) Microsoft
4 325 (56.92%) Active Directory
5 244 (42.73%) VMware
6 211 (36.95%) MS Exchange
7 209 (36.60%) SQL
8 207 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 181 (31.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 174 (30.47%) DNS
11 162 (28.37%) Windows 7
12 149 (26.09%) Security Cleared
13 137 (23.99%) SQL Server
14 126 (22.07%) Citrix
15 120 (21.02%) Linux
16 117 (20.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 116 (20.32%) SC Cleared
18 112 (19.61%) Windows XP
18 112 (19.61%) TCP/IP
19 106 (18.56%) MS Excel
20 102 (17.86%) IIS
20 102 (17.86%) Firewall
20 102 (17.86%) Hyper-V
21 100 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
22 98 (17.16%) DV Cleared
23 96 (16.81%) SCCM
24 90 (15.76%) Oracle
25 87 (15.24%) Cisco
25 87 (15.24%) DHCP
26 84 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 211 (36.95%) MS Exchange
2 117 (20.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (17.86%) IIS
4 84 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 83 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 50 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (8.58%) SharePoint
8 32 (5.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 32 (5.60%) Lync
9 25 (4.38%) Apache
10 18 (3.15%) Tomcat
11 12 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.75%) Live Communications Server
13 9 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.58%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.40%) Documentum
15 7 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.88%) ArcGIS
17 4 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 106 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 59 (10.33%) MS Office
3 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Sage 200
1 3 (0.53%) Exchequer
1 3 (0.53%) Agresso
1 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.63%) Office 365
3 12 (2.10%) SaaS
4 8 (1.40%) IaaS
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (30.47%) DNS
2 112 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 102 (17.86%) Firewall
4 87 (15.24%) DHCP
5 63 (11.03%) LAN
6 60 (10.51%) SAN
7 59 (10.33%) WAN
8 40 (7.01%) VPN
9 35 (6.13%) Wireless
10 28 (4.90%) VLAN
11 26 (4.55%) SSL
12 24 (4.20%) Network Security
13 18 (3.15%) VoIP
13 18 (3.15%) Internet
14 17 (2.98%) PBX
15 14 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.28%) SMTP
17 12 (2.10%) TETRA
17 12 (2.10%) FTP
17 12 (2.10%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (23.99%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (2.98%) MS Access
6 14 (2.45%) MySQL
7 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.85%) MSI
2 19 (3.33%) Subversion
3 14 (2.45%) LoadRunner
4 10 (1.75%) SilkPerformer
5 7 (1.23%) Metasploit
6 6 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.53%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (12.43%) Telecoms
2 70 (12.26%) Finance
3 50 (8.76%) Retail
4 16 (2.80%) Marketing
5 9 (1.58%) German Language
6 7 (1.23%) Publishing
7 6 (1.05%) French Language
8 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.70%) Legal
9 3 (0.53%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Banking
9 3 (0.53%) Billing
9 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.35%) Hungarian Language
10 2 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (28.55%) Support Engineer
2 61 (10.68%) Consultant
3 48 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 46 (8.06%) Analyst
4 46 (8.06%) Server Engineer
5 42 (7.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 41 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 35 (6.13%) Administrator
7 35 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 33 (5.78%) Security Engineer
9 31 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
11 24 (4.20%) Server Support
11 24 (4.20%) Server Support Engineer
12 23 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (3.15%) IT Support
15 17 (2.98%) Team Leader
16 16 (2.80%) Technical Engineer
16 16 (2.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.33%) Web Services
2 17 (2.98%) .NET
3 11 (1.93%) XML
4 10 (1.75%) HTML
5 7 (1.23%) CSS
6 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.05%) jQuery
7 4 (0.70%) WCF
7 4 (0.70%) ODBC
7 4 (0.70%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.70%) HTML5
8 3 (0.53%) CSS3
8 3 (0.53%) COM
8 3 (0.53%) JDBC
8 3 (0.53%) SOAP
8 3 (0.53%) J2EE
8 3 (0.53%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.53%) Ajax
9 2 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.43%) Clustering
3 17 (2.98%) Thin Client
3 17 (2.98%) Fat Client
4 16 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.63%) iPhone
5 15 (2.63%) Statistics
6 14 (2.45%) Firmware
7 13 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.93%) FlexPod
8 11 (1.93%) PKI
9 10 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.58%) Open Source
11 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.88%) Replication
13 3 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
13 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.53%) IPTV
14 2 (0.35%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 571 (100.00%) Windows
2 358 (62.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 207 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 162 (28.37%) Windows 7
5 120 (21.02%) Linux
6 112 (19.61%) Windows XP
7 58 (10.16%) Windows 8
8 55 (9.63%) Windows 2000
9 40 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (6.65%) UNIX
11 26 (4.55%) Solaris
12 17 (2.98%) Android
12 17 (2.98%) Windows Vista
13 14 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (1.93%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (1.75%) CentOS
16 8 (1.40%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.23%) Debian
18 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (13.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 73 (12.78%) ITIL
3 38 (6.65%) Software Distribution
4 25 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 24 (4.20%) Mentoring
5 24 (4.20%) Migration
6 22 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 22 (3.85%) Change Management
7 21 (3.68%) Mobile Device Management
8 18 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (2.80%) Service Delivery
10 15 (2.63%) Workflow
10 15 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 15 (2.63%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.45%) Regression Testing
12 13 (2.28%) Product Management
13 11 (1.93%) Test Automation
13 11 (1.93%) Data Security
14 10 (1.75%) Test Management
14 10 (1.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 209 (36.60%) SQL
2 76 (13.31%) PowerShell
3 54 (9.46%) VBScript
4 52 (9.11%) VB
5 19 (3.33%) PHP
6 16 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.28%) Perl
8 12 (2.10%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.93%) Java
10 7 (1.23%) Python
10 7 (1.23%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.23%) PHP5
10 7 (1.23%) Ruby
11 6 (1.05%) C#
12 4 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.18%) C
14 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 116 (20.32%) SC Cleared
3 100 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (17.16%) DV Cleared
5 64 (11.21%) MCSE
6 50 (8.76%) MCITP
7 47 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (7.88%) CCNA
9 41 (7.18%) MCP
10 35 (6.13%) MCSA
11 32 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (5.08%) MCTS
13 25 (4.38%) Degree
14 17 (2.98%) ISEB
14 17 (2.98%) ISTQB
15 11 (1.93%) VCDX
15 11 (1.93%) VCAP
15 11 (1.93%) VTSP
15 11 (1.93%) NCDA
15 11 (1.93%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.13%) SLA
2 25 (4.38%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.58%) QA
4 9 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.23%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 325 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 181 (31.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 45 (7.88%) XenApp
4 45 (7.88%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (7.71%) vSphere
6 40 (7.01%) XenDesktop
7 37 (6.48%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.10%) Terminal Server
8 12 (2.10%) Terminal Services
9 11 (1.93%) XenServer
9 11 (1.93%) Nmap
10 9 (1.58%) ISA Server
10 9 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.40%) Snort
11 8 (1.40%) KVM
12 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 96 (16.81%) SCCM
2 43 (7.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 40 (7.01%) WSUS
4 33 (5.78%) SCOM
5 28 (4.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 26 (4.55%) NetBackup
7 16 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (1.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (1.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 10 (1.75%) Nessus
10 10 (1.75%) Netcool
10 10 (1.75%) Unicenter
11 8 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.05%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.88%) Legato
13 5 (0.88%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.88%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.70%) DameWare
15 3 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 334 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 244 (42.73%) VMware
3 126 (22.07%) Citrix
4 90 (15.76%) Oracle
5 87 (15.24%) Cisco
6 64 (11.21%) HP
7 59 (10.33%) EMC
8 49 (8.58%) Fujitsu
9 44 (7.71%) Red Hat
10 30 (5.25%) Dell
11 29 (5.08%) Juniper
12 28 (4.90%) NetApp
13 25 (4.38%) Veeam
14 23 (4.03%) F5
15 21 (3.68%) IBM
16 20 (3.50%) Symantec
17 19 (3.33%) WatchGuard
18 18 (3.15%) CheckPoint
19 16 (2.80%) Sourcefire
20 15 (2.63%) Blue Coat
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ascot, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Upon Application
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-27k
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34907 per annum + £1,200 p.a. DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 21 days ago