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 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 30 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.60% 8.22% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 17.65% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
49 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 31.82% 46.58% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 35
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £50,000 £54,500
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (78.57%) DHCP
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
5 9 (64.29%) Citrix
5 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) SAN
6 8 (57.14%) Change Management
7 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (50.00%) LDAP
7 7 (50.00%) XenServer
8 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (42.86%) SLA
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) VBScript
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (35.71%) Change Control
10 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (28.57%) XenApp
10 4 (28.57%) IIS
10 4 (28.57%) Linux
10 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000
10 4 (28.57%) ITIL
10 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Development Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSL
1 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
1 1 (7.14%) VXML
1 1 (7.14%) WinForms
1 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Debian
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Tcl
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) XPath
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CEH
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) XenServer
3 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds