The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.16% 1.89% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.47% 7.89% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 53
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
522 469 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.89% 23.97% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 486 415 353
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 47 (48.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (43.75%) VMware
6 37 (38.54%) Active Directory
7 36 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (35.42%) Windows 7
9 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
10 30 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (29.17%) MS Exchange
12 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
13 24 (25.00%) DNS
14 23 (23.96%) Linux
15 22 (22.92%) Firewall
15 22 (22.92%) SC Cleared
15 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (21.88%) Intel Security
17 20 (20.83%) MS Office
17 20 (20.83%) Windows XP
17 20 (20.83%) DHCP
18 19 (19.79%) SQL
18 19 (19.79%) Windows 2000
18 19 (19.79%) ITIL
19 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
19 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
19 16 (16.67%) SCCM
19 16 (16.67%) Backup Exec
19 16 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
20 15 (15.63%) Skype for Business

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 28 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (15.63%) Skype for Business
5 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2000
6 10 (10.42%) IIS
7 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.13%) CMS
9 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Office
2 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.13%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.04%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.13%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) DNS
2 22 (22.92%) Firewall
3 20 (20.83%) DHCP
4 15 (15.63%) SAN
4 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.29%) VPN
6 6 (6.25%) Internet
6 6 (6.25%) LAN
6 6 (6.25%) WAN
7 5 (5.21%) FTP
7 5 (5.21%) HTTP
8 4 (4.17%) NAS
9 3 (3.13%) SSL
10 2 (2.08%) MPLS
10 2 (2.08%) Network Security
10 2 (2.08%) VoIP
10 2 (2.08%) Wireless
11 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.04%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.29%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 8 (8.33%) Law
2 7 (7.29%) Legal
2 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Advertising
4 5 (5.21%) Electronics
4 5 (5.21%) Finance
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.38%) IT Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Support Technician
4 9 (9.38%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Administrator
6 7 (7.29%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) IT Support
7 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 5 (5.21%) Applications Manager
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) RESTful
3 2 (2.08%) SOAP
3 2 (2.08%) WCF
4 1 (1.04%) COM
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.13%) SCADA
4 3 (3.13%) Wiki
5 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 47 (48.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (35.42%) Windows 7
6 23 (23.96%) Linux
7 20 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 19 (19.79%) Windows 2000
9 15 (15.63%) Windows 8
10 11 (11.46%) Windows Vista
11 9 (9.38%) Unix
12 8 (8.33%) CentOS
13 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.04%) Debian
14 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) Document Management
3 12 (12.50%) DevOps
3 12 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.46%) ERP
5 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.25%) SIEM
6 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.21%) Workflow
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.17%) Project Management
8 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.13%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) SQL
2 14 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.42%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.50%) MCSE
5 7 (7.29%) Degree
5 7 (7.29%) MCP
6 6 (6.25%) MCITP
7 5 (5.21%) MCSD
7 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.13%) CCNA
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.08%) VCP4
9 2 (2.08%) VCP5
10 1 (1.04%) CISSP
10 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) GPG13
3 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (38.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 12 (12.50%) vSphere
4 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.21%) XenApp
6 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.08%) UAG
7 2 (2.08%) vCloud
8 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 16 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 16 (16.67%) SCCM
2 15 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 12 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.21%) QRadar
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.13%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.08%) SCOM
7 1 (1.04%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.04%) MOM
7 1 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.04%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) VMware
3 21 (21.88%) Intel Security
4 14 (14.58%) Citrix
5 12 (12.50%) Symantec
6 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.42%) HP
8 8 (8.33%) Oracle
9 7 (7.29%) Cisco
9 7 (7.29%) SAP
10 5 (5.21%) ArcSight
10 5 (5.21%) Capita
11 4 (4.17%) Dell
11 4 (4.17%) LexisNexis
11 4 (4.17%) NetApp
12 3 (3.13%) CommVault
12 3 (3.13%) EMC
12 3 (3.13%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.13%) Google
12 3 (3.13%) Juniper
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