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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 79 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 4.06% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.07% 14.50% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 65 77
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
446 545 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.51% 27.98% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 378 462 380
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £49,500
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (68.29%) MS Exchange
3 55 (67.07%) VMware
4 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 45 (54.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
6 44 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (40.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (37.80%) Cisco
10 28 (34.15%) SharePoint
11 27 (32.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (31.71%) DHCP
12 26 (31.71%) Firewall
13 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (24.39%) WAN
14 20 (24.39%) LAN
14 20 (24.39%) SCCM
15 19 (23.17%) SQL
15 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
16 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
17 17 (20.73%) Citrix
17 17 (20.73%) DNS
17 17 (20.73%) Hyper-V
18 15 (18.29%) SAN
18 15 (18.29%) MCSE
18 15 (18.29%) Migration
19 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
19 14 (17.07%) SharePoint 2010
20 13 (15.85%) Blackberry

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (68.29%) MS Exchange
2 45 (54.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (34.15%) SharePoint
4 27 (32.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (17.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (8.54%) IIS
10 6 (7.32%) Lync
11 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (6.10%) MS Project Server
12 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.22%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) DHCP
1 26 (31.71%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) LAN
2 20 (24.39%) WAN
3 17 (20.73%) DNS
4 15 (18.29%) SAN
5 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
6 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (9.76%) VPN
8 7 (8.54%) Network Security
9 6 (7.32%) Internet
10 5 (6.10%) NAS
11 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (4.88%) MPLS
12 3 (3.66%) Wireless
12 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.44%) Intranet
13 2 (2.44%) VoIP
14 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Analyst
2 19 (23.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Administrator
5 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Administrator
9 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 2 (2.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.66%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.98%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) LPAR
3 4 (4.88%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Statistics
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (40.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.85%) Windows 8
5 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.20%) Linux
7 9 (10.98%) Mac OS X
8 7 (8.54%) Windows Vista
8 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.88%) UNIX
9 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.88%) AIX
10 3 (3.66%) CentOS
10 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Migration
2 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (12.20%) ITIL
5 9 (10.98%) Network Design
5 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.32%) Service Management
8 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.10%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.88%) Validation
9 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) VBScript
2 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.29%) MCSE
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (12.20%) CCNA
5 9 (10.98%) MCITP
6 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (6.10%) MCTS
8 5 (6.10%) MCP
9 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) Degree
10 1 (1.22%) CCENT
10 1 (1.22%) MCSA
10 1 (1.22%) CCSP
10 1 (1.22%) CCNP
10 1 (1.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 35 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.76%) vSphere
5 6 (7.32%) XenApp
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.10%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.88%) KVM
8 2 (2.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 13 (15.85%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.54%) SCOM
4 5 (6.10%) ARCserve
5 4 (4.88%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.88%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.66%) WSUS
6 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.22%) SCSM
8 1 (1.22%) MOM
8 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 55 (67.07%) VMware
2 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
3 31 (37.80%) Cisco
4 17 (20.73%) Citrix
5 13 (15.85%) HP
6 11 (13.41%) EMC
7 10 (12.20%) Dell
8 7 (8.54%) Symantec
9 6 (7.32%) McAfee
10 5 (6.10%) Juniper
10 5 (6.10%) IBM
11 4 (4.88%) WatchGuard
11 4 (4.88%) Veeam
11 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.44%) Avaya
14 1 (1.22%) Oracle
14 1 (1.22%) CA
14 1 (1.22%) IronPort
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