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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 29 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 45 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.90% 8.05% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.90% 18.91% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 4
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £35,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £53,500 £53,500
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
166 238 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 34.37% 42.58% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 165 159 84
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,200 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (97.22%) Active Directory
3 66 (91.67%) VMware
4 64 (88.89%) Windows Server
5 61 (84.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (84.72%) Microsoft
6 59 (81.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (80.56%) Firewall
8 54 (75.00%) MS Exchange
8 54 (75.00%) Data Centre
9 52 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 52 (72.22%) LAN
9 52 (72.22%) WAN
10 51 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 46 (63.89%) Linux
12 45 (62.50%) MS Excel
13 41 (56.94%) SQL
14 38 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (29.17%) VMware ESX
16 14 (19.44%) Cisco
16 14 (19.44%) SAN
17 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (16.67%) iSCSI
18 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 11 (15.28%) ITIL
20 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
20 10 (13.89%) Finance
21 9 (12.50%) Citrix
22 8 (11.11%) Symantec
22 8 (11.11%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 54 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 52 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (80.56%) Firewall
2 52 (72.22%) LAN
2 52 (72.22%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) SAN
4 12 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.33%) NAS
7 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.56%) Network Security
8 4 (5.56%) Wireless
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (4.17%) VLAN
10 2 (2.78%) DHCP
10 2 (2.78%) DNS
10 2 (2.78%) Skype
11 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 4 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Support Engineer
2 27 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 22 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (26.39%) Technical Engineer
6 17 (23.61%) Technical Support
6 17 (23.61%) Technical Support Engineer
7 14 (19.44%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 14 (19.44%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 13 (18.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (18.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (15.28%) IT Engineer
9 11 (15.28%) IT Support
9 11 (15.28%) Senior IT Support
9 11 (15.28%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (13.89%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (13.89%) VMware Support Engineer
11 8 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 8 (11.11%) Technical Leader
12 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) NHS
3 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) PDA
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 61 (84.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (81.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (63.89%) Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 6 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.17%) Data Management
4 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.17%) Project Management
5 2 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Change Management
6 1 (1.39%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.17%) Perl
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) CCNA
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) CCA
2 4 (5.56%) CCIE
2 4 (5.56%) CCNP
2 4 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCDP
4 1 (1.39%) CCIP
4 1 (1.39%) CCSP
4 1 (1.39%) CCVP
4 1 (1.39%) MCITP
System Software
1 70 (97.22%) Active Directory
2 38 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (29.17%) VMware ESX
4 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 8 (11.11%) XenApp
7 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.56%) VMware Server
8 4 (5.56%) vSphere
8 4 (5.56%) XenServer
9 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (6.94%) EdgeSight
2 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (91.67%) VMware
2 61 (84.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) Citrix
5 8 (11.11%) Symantec
6 4 (5.56%) AppSense
6 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 3 (4.17%) CommVault
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (4.17%) Veeam
7 3 (4.17%) Veritas
8 2 (2.78%) Google
9 1 (1.39%) F5
9 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto