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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 83 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.69% 6.26% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.18% 17.24% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,600 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,155 £47,000 £43,000
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
275 203 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 48.67% 36.31% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 127 122 136
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (95.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 93 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 73 (58.87%) SQL
4 73 (58.87%) Security Cleared
5 71 (57.26%) Windows XP
6 61 (49.19%) MS Exchange
7 58 (46.77%) SC Cleared
8 57 (45.97%) Windows 7
9 52 (41.94%) Telecoms
10 51 (41.13%) DNS
11 48 (38.71%) Retail
12 47 (37.90%) Fujitsu
13 46 (37.10%) VMware
14 43 (34.68%) Finance
15 41 (33.06%) LAN
15 41 (33.06%) WAN
15 41 (33.06%) DV Cleared
16 40 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2003
17 39 (31.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (31.45%) Oracle
18 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
19 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
21 31 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
22 30 (24.19%) PowerShell
22 30 (24.19%) Software Distribution
23 29 (23.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
23 29 (23.39%) Windows 2000
24 28 (22.58%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 61 (49.19%) MS Exchange
2 40 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (23.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 16 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (8.06%) Live Communications Server
7 9 (7.26%) IIS
8 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Office
2 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (41.13%) DNS
2 41 (33.06%) LAN
2 41 (33.06%) WAN
3 18 (14.52%) Firewall
4 15 (12.10%) DHCP
5 12 (9.68%) SAN
6 9 (7.26%) VoIP
7 8 (6.45%) PBX
7 8 (6.45%) TETRA
7 8 (6.45%) Multicast
8 3 (2.42%) Network Security
8 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.42%) SMTP
9 2 (1.61%) Broadband
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.61%) Internet
10 1 (0.81%) Wireless
10 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.06%) MS Access
3 3 (2.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) LoadRunner
2 12 (9.68%) SilkPerformer
3 8 (6.45%) MSI
3 8 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.03%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.61%) Subversion
5 2 (1.61%) StarTeam
General
1 52 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 48 (38.71%) Retail
3 43 (34.68%) Finance
4 8 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (41.13%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.74%) Consultant
3 15 (12.10%) Test Consultant
4 12 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Product Manager
7 8 (6.45%) Portfolio Manager
7 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Citrix Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Service Desk Manager
10 3 (2.42%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (2.42%) IT Services Manager
10 3 (2.42%) Performance Test Consultant
10 3 (2.42%) IT Support
10 3 (2.42%) Performance Consultant
10 3 (2.42%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) DHTML
1 1 (0.81%) HTML
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) XML
1 1 (0.81%) XSL
1 1 (0.81%) LAMP
1 1 (0.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Thin Client
1 10 (8.06%) Statistics
1 10 (8.06%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.42%) EPoS
4 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) Clustering
4 2 (1.61%) iPhone
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.81%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (95.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (57.26%) Windows XP
4 57 (45.97%) Windows 7
5 39 (31.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (23.39%) Windows 2000
7 28 (22.58%) Linux
8 12 (9.68%) UNIX
9 9 (7.26%) Solaris
10 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.61%) SUSE
11 2 (1.61%) Debian
11 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (24.19%) Software Distribution
3 19 (15.32%) Test Automation
3 19 (15.32%) Regression Testing
3 19 (15.32%) Migration
4 16 (12.90%) Test Scripting
5 12 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.68%) Test Management
6 10 (8.06%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.26%) Validation
7 9 (7.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (6.45%) Product Management
8 8 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.84%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.23%) Time Management
11 3 (2.42%) Workflow
11 3 (2.42%) ITIL
12 2 (1.61%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.87%) SQL
2 30 (24.19%) PowerShell
3 22 (17.74%) VBScript
4 19 (15.32%) VB
5 3 (2.42%) PHP
6 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.61%) PHP5
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 73 (58.87%) Security Cleared
2 58 (46.77%) SC Cleared
3 41 (33.06%) DV Cleared
4 22 (17.74%) ISTQB
4 22 (17.74%) ISEB
5 11 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.45%) CCNA
8 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.61%) CCNP
9 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.97%) VMware ESX
4 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.26%) XenApp
5 9 (7.26%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (7.26%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.61%) vSphere
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (13.71%) SCCM
3 14 (11.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (9.68%) NetBackup
5 10 (8.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 10 (8.06%) Netcool
5 10 (8.06%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.61%) SCOM
6 2 (1.61%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (37.90%) Fujitsu
2 46 (37.10%) VMware
3 39 (31.45%) Oracle
4 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.16%) Citrix
6 18 (14.52%) HP
7 12 (9.68%) Cisco
8 10 (8.06%) EMC
8 10 (8.06%) Veritas
8 10 (8.06%) Meridio
9 9 (7.26%) NetApp
10 7 (5.65%) AppSense
11 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.61%) Symantec
12 2 (1.61%) Borland
12 2 (1.61%) Juniper
12 2 (1.61%) IBM
12 2 (1.61%) Veeam
12 2 (1.61%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.61%) Sourcefire
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