The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.45% 5.86% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 17.42% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 18
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 178 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.64% 33.65% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72 127 109
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bracknell region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
3 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
4 30 (69.77%) MS Exchange
5 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (51.16%) SQL
7 20 (46.51%) Hyper-V
8 18 (41.86%) VMware
9 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
11 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
11 15 (34.88%) DNS
11 15 (34.88%) Cisco
12 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
12 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (27.91%) SCCM
13 12 (27.91%) Citrix
13 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
14 11 (25.58%) ITIL
15 10 (23.26%) Firewall
15 10 (23.26%) DHCP
15 10 (23.26%) Terminal Services
15 10 (23.26%) SAN
16 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (20.93%) MCSE
16 9 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
16 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 30 (69.77%) MS Exchange
2 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (20.93%) Lync
5 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (4.65%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
8 1 (2.33%) JBoss
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) DHCP
3 8 (18.60%) Unified Communications
3 8 (18.60%) VoIP
4 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
5 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
5 6 (13.95%) iSCSI
6 5 (11.63%) LAN
6 5 (11.63%) WAN
7 3 (6.98%) VLAN
8 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.33%) VPN
9 1 (2.33%) IMAP
9 1 (2.33%) POP3
9 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) MS Access
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Support Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Technical Support
3 10 (23.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (18.60%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (2.33%) Storage Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Flash
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Statistics
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) UNIX
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (18.60%) Network Management
4 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Software Distribution
5 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) Project Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) MCSE
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (18.60%) MCTS
4 8 (18.60%) MCITP
5 7 (16.28%) CCA
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.30%) MCP
7 3 (6.98%) CCNA
8 1 (2.33%) MCSA
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE
8 1 (2.33%) RHCE
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 20 (46.51%) Hyper-V
3 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (23.26%) Terminal Services
5 9 (20.93%) XenApp
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (18.60%) XenDesktop
7 7 (16.28%) VMware ESX
8 6 (13.95%) XenServer
9 5 (11.63%) vSphere
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
11 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) SCOM
3 7 (16.28%) EdgeSight
4 4 (9.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (4.65%) Unicenter
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.65%) Netcool
6 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.33%) SCSM
7 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Juniper
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) AppSense
7 5 (11.63%) IBM
7 5 (11.63%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) Fujitsu
8 3 (6.98%) EMC
8 3 (6.98%) Veritas
9 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.65%) Meridio
9 2 (4.65%) Crossbeam
9 2 (4.65%) F5
10 1 (2.33%) Lumension