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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 7.14% 12.50% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 26.19% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £32,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.63% +46.15%
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
33 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 33.67% 47.73% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 11
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -24.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 August 2014, 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%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) MS Office
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (21.43%) MCTS
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) XenServer

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
1 6 (42.86%) VLAN
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 6 (42.86%) Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCTS
3 3 (21.43%) MCSM
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle