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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.46% 8.70% 8.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.16% 22.28% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 15
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £40,000
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
99 202 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 27.58% 39.07% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 128 81
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
7 14 (40.00%) VMware
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco
7 14 (40.00%) SQL
8 12 (34.29%) Firewall
8 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 10 (28.57%) Juniper
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
10 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) MCTS
11 8 (22.86%) MCITP
11 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 8 (22.86%) MCSE
11 8 (22.86%) VoIP
11 8 (22.86%) DNS
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (22.86%) Network Management
11 8 (22.86%) Lync
11 8 (22.86%) Unified Communications

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (22.86%) Lync
5 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (2.86%) JBoss
7 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
7 1 (2.86%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) Unified Communications
2 8 (22.86%) VoIP
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 6 (17.14%) DHCP
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) VLAN
6 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
6 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.86%) IMAP
7 1 (2.86%) POP3
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Support
2 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Build Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Packager
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Flash
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 2000
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.14%) UNIX
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (22.86%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) MCTS
2 8 (22.86%) MCITP
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CCA
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) MCP
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) RHCE
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (14.29%) XenApp
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (8.57%) XenServer
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) EdgeSight
4 3 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.86%) Netcool
6 1 (2.86%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Juniper
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) AppSense
6 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
6 4 (11.43%) Sourcefire
6 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.43%) Crossbeam
6 4 (11.43%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.71%) Veritas
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Dell