The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.21% 8.33% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 22.86% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 35 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 26.99% 36.46% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 50
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Brentwood region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Brentwood

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) XenServer
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (33.33%) Debian

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) VCP4
2 1 (16.67%) MCSM
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (66.67%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec