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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.20% 7.21% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.49% 16.67% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 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
69 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 28.99% 43.24% 58.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 37
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £31,500
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 27 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (80.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) LDAP
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (50.00%) XenServer
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (40.00%) Debian
6 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Symantec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSL
1 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (10.00%) VXML
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
1 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Debian
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Tcl
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) XenServer
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco