The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bracknell region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 65 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.73% 11.42% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.55% 23.64% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 18
Average salary £43,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 275 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.54% 48.33% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 122 125 109
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
5 13 (40.63%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) VMware
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) DNS
8 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) VPN
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000
10 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (25.00%) Retail
10 8 (25.00%) Software Distribution
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) Fujitsu
11 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (21.88%) SSL
11 7 (21.88%) Internet
11 7 (21.88%) Juniper

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 5 (15.63%) Lync
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.38%) IIS
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (6.25%) CMS
8 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
3 9 (28.13%) VPN
4 7 (21.88%) SSL
4 7 (21.88%) Internet
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (15.63%) NetScreen
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) VoIP
5 5 (15.63%) WAN
6 4 (12.50%) SAN
6 4 (12.50%) Network Security
7 3 (9.38%) TETRA
7 3 (9.38%) PBX
7 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.38%) Multicast
8 2 (6.25%) HTTP
8 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.25%) VLAN
8 2 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 3 (9.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Product Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) WinForms
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
1 2 (6.25%) SecurID
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Product Management
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CCSP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) CCIP
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) UAG
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Fujitsu
4 7 (21.88%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Becrypt
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Sybase
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.13%) Borland