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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.87% 4.01% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.77% 12.52% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 42
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £41,000
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
483 503 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.61% 31.98% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 403 467 387
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (75.44%) VMware
3 69 (60.53%) Active Directory
4 67 (58.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (50.88%) Microsoft
6 57 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (47.37%) SQL Server
8 52 (45.61%) MS Exchange
9 47 (41.23%) Firewall
10 46 (40.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (39.47%) DNS
12 40 (35.09%) VMware ESX
13 39 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 38 (33.33%) SAN
15 36 (31.58%) Linux
16 35 (30.70%) vSphere
17 34 (29.82%) MCSE
18 31 (27.19%) Windows 7
19 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (25.44%) DHCP
21 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
21 28 (24.56%) SQL
22 27 (23.68%) IIS
22 27 (23.68%) MySQL
22 27 (23.68%) SharePoint
23 25 (21.93%) Degree
24 24 (21.05%) Cisco
24 24 (21.05%) Windows 8
25 22 (19.30%) TCP/IP
25 22 (19.30%) Backup Exec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (45.61%) MS Exchange
2 39 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (23.68%) IIS
3 27 (23.68%) SharePoint
4 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (14.04%) Lync
5 16 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2000
7 10 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.63%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.75%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.23%) Firewall
2 45 (39.47%) DNS
3 38 (33.33%) SAN
4 29 (25.44%) DHCP
5 22 (19.30%) TCP/IP
6 20 (17.54%) VPN
7 18 (15.79%) SMTP
8 17 (14.91%) HTTP
9 12 (10.53%) LAN
10 10 (8.77%) PPTP
10 10 (8.77%) IPsec
11 9 (7.89%) WAN
12 8 (7.02%) ISDN
12 8 (7.02%) VoIP
12 8 (7.02%) Ethernet
12 8 (7.02%) H.323
12 8 (7.02%) Network Security
12 8 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (6.14%) NAS
13 7 (6.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.68%) MySQL
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.02%) Big Data
5 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (8.77%) Finance
1 10 (8.77%) Back Office
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) Administrator
2 25 (21.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Windows Administrator
4 15 (13.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 14 (12.28%) Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (9.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Architect
10 7 (6.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.39%) Consultant
12 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 4 (3.51%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) HTML
1 18 (15.79%) XML
2 6 (5.26%) LAMP
3 3 (2.63%) .NET
3 3 (2.63%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.88%) COM
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.14%) Clustering
4 4 (3.51%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.51%) Kindle
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) IVR
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (31.58%) Linux
4 31 (27.19%) Windows 7
5 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 21 (18.42%) Windows XP
8 20 (17.54%) Windows Vista
9 12 (10.53%) Windows 2000
10 11 (9.65%) AIX
10 11 (9.65%) UNIX
11 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (7.02%) Mac OS X
13 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.63%) CentOS
15 1 (0.88%) Solaris
15 1 (0.88%) Android
15 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.40%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (9.65%) Identity Management
3 10 (8.77%) ITIL
4 9 (7.89%) High Availability
5 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (7.02%) DNA
5 8 (7.02%) Migration
6 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.39%) Network Design
7 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.39%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.51%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.51%) DoDAF
8 4 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.51%) Java
4 3 (2.63%) VBScript
4 3 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (40.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (29.82%) MCSE
3 25 (21.93%) Degree
4 20 (17.54%) MCSA
5 17 (14.91%) CCNA
5 17 (14.91%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (9.65%) MCP
6 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.65%) MCITP
7 8 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (7.02%) MCTS
7 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.63%) CCNP
9 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.75%) CCA
9 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.88%) HNC
10 1 (0.88%) HND
10 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.88%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 67 (58.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (35.09%) VMware ESX
4 35 (30.70%) vSphere
5 14 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.75%) XenApp
9 1 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (19.30%) Backup Exec
2 16 (14.04%) SCCM
3 10 (8.77%) NetBackup
4 9 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (7.02%) Nagios
5 8 (7.02%) ARCserve
5 8 (7.02%) logstash
5 8 (7.02%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (5.26%) SCOM
6 6 (5.26%) WSUS
7 3 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.75%) MOM
9 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.88%) SCSM
9 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 86 (75.44%) VMware
2 58 (50.88%) Microsoft
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco
4 13 (11.40%) Citrix
5 11 (9.65%) EMC
6 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.77%) Juniper
7 9 (7.89%) Symantec
8 8 (7.02%) McAfee
8 8 (7.02%) IBM
8 8 (7.02%) WatchGuard
8 8 (7.02%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.14%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.14%) Veeam
10 6 (5.26%) HP
11 4 (3.51%) Dell
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle
12 2 (1.75%) Apple
12 2 (1.75%) Genesys
12 2 (1.75%) NetApp
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