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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.52% 5.41% 10.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.19% 16.57% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 22
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,700 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
105 175 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.74% 32.65% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 70 130 125
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 47 (78.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (68.33%) MS Exchange
5 37 (61.67%) SQL
6 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
7 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
8 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 28 (46.67%) Windows XP
10 26 (43.33%) DNS
11 25 (41.67%) VMware
12 23 (38.33%) Hyper-V
13 21 (35.00%) DV Cleared
14 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
14 20 (33.33%) Oracle
15 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (26.67%) SCCM
17 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (25.00%) Citrix
18 14 (23.33%) SAN
18 14 (23.33%) Windows 2000
18 14 (23.33%) Retail
18 14 (23.33%) Incident Management
18 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
19 13 (21.67%) Software Distribution
19 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
19 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 41 (68.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 6 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
7 5 (8.33%) Lync
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (6.67%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.67%) JBoss
9 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) DNS
2 14 (23.33%) SAN
3 13 (21.67%) DHCP
4 11 (18.33%) LAN
4 11 (18.33%) Firewall
4 11 (18.33%) WAN
5 6 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 4 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MS Access
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (23.33%) Retail
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (18.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Test Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Flash
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.67%) Statistics
3 4 (6.67%) PKI
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (78.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (46.67%) Windows XP
4 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (23.33%) Windows 2000
7 11 (18.33%) Linux
8 3 (5.00%) UNIX
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Incident Management
2 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (21.67%) Software Distribution
3 10 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Time Management
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 4 (6.67%) Coaching
7 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.67%) Network Management
8 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.33%) VBScript
4 7 (11.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (35.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) CCA
4 6 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.33%) MCSE
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.67%) MCTS
6 4 (6.67%) MCITP
6 4 (6.67%) MCP
7 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (5.00%) CCNA
7 3 (5.00%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCIE
8 1 (1.67%) RHCE
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.33%) Hyper-V
3 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX
6 8 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (13.33%) XenApp
7 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
8 6 (10.00%) XenServer
9 5 (8.33%) vSphere
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 11 (18.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (11.67%) NetBackup
3 7 (11.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (11.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (11.67%) SCOM
4 6 (10.00%) Netcool
4 6 (10.00%) Unicenter
4 6 (10.00%) EdgeSight
5 3 (5.00%) Data Guard
5 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.67%) SCSM
6 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 20 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) Citrix
5 11 (18.33%) Fujitsu
6 9 (15.00%) HP
6 9 (15.00%) Cisco
6 9 (15.00%) IBM
7 7 (11.67%) Veritas
7 7 (11.67%) EMC
8 6 (10.00%) AppSense
8 6 (10.00%) Meridio
9 4 (6.67%) ESRI
9 4 (6.67%) Lumension
10 3 (5.00%) Juniper
11 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.67%) Symantec
12 1 (1.67%) Brocade
12 1 (1.67%) NetApp