The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.54% 4.58% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.65% 15.29% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
469 484 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 25.91% 29.97% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 379 456 400
Average salary £37,500 £34,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
South West

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 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (80.83%) VMware
3 78 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (60.83%) Active Directory
5 61 (50.83%) Microsoft
6 57 (47.50%) SQL Server
6 57 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (43.33%) Firewall
8 51 (42.50%) DNS
8 51 (42.50%) MS Exchange
9 48 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (39.17%) SAN
11 43 (35.83%) VMware ESX
12 42 (35.00%) vSphere
13 39 (32.50%) Windows 7
14 37 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2010
15 36 (30.00%) Linux
16 35 (29.17%) MCSE
17 32 (26.67%) MS Excel
18 31 (25.83%) Degree
18 31 (25.83%) DHCP
19 30 (25.00%) SQL
20 27 (22.50%) IIS
20 27 (22.50%) MySQL
20 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
22 24 (20.00%) MCSA
23 23 (19.17%) SharePoint
24 22 (18.33%) VPN
24 22 (18.33%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 37 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (22.50%) IIS
4 23 (19.17%) SharePoint
5 17 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (11.67%) Lync
7 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (2.50%) MS Project Server
13 3 (2.50%) WorkSite
14 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (43.33%) Firewall
2 51 (42.50%) DNS
3 47 (39.17%) SAN
4 31 (25.83%) DHCP
5 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 22 (18.33%) VPN
7 20 (16.67%) SMTP
8 17 (14.17%) HTTP
9 12 (10.00%) LAN
10 10 (8.33%) Ethernet
10 10 (8.33%) PPTP
10 10 (8.33%) IPsec
11 8 (6.67%) Network Security
11 8 (6.67%) H.323
11 8 (6.67%) VoIP
11 8 (6.67%) ISDN
12 7 (5.83%) iSCSI
12 7 (5.83%) NAS
12 7 (5.83%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.50%) MySQL
3 8 (6.67%) Big Data
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 16 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Back Office
3 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Law
4 3 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (22.50%) Administrator
3 25 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 15 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) Analyst
5 10 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.50%) Consultant
7 8 (6.67%) Architect
7 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) HTML
1 18 (15.00%) XML
2 6 (5.00%) LAMP
3 3 (2.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.50%) .NET
4 2 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.83%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.83%) Clustering
4 4 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.33%) Kindle
4 4 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) IVR
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (32.50%) Windows 7
4 36 (30.00%) Linux
5 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (18.33%) Windows 8
7 21 (17.50%) Windows XP
8 20 (16.67%) Windows Vista
9 12 (10.00%) AIX
9 12 (10.00%) UNIX
10 10 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (8.33%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.83%) Solaris
13 1 (0.83%) Android
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 10 (8.33%) High Availability
3 9 (7.50%) ITIL
4 8 (6.67%) DNA
5 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.17%) Network Management
6 5 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.17%) DoDAF
6 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (4.17%) Security Management
6 5 (4.17%) Migration
6 5 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) Java
4 3 (2.50%) VBScript
4 3 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (29.17%) MCSE
3 31 (25.83%) Degree
4 24 (20.00%) MCSA
5 15 (12.50%) CCNA
5 15 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (8.33%) MCP
7 10 (8.33%) MCITP
8 9 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.67%) MCTS
10 6 (5.00%) CCNP
11 5 (4.17%) CCA
11 5 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.67%) HNC
13 2 (1.67%) HND
13 2 (1.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (60.83%) Active Directory
3 43 (35.83%) VMware ESX
4 42 (35.00%) vSphere
5 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (3.33%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.83%) XenApp
10 1 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (17.50%) Backup Exec
2 13 (10.83%) Nagios
3 12 (10.00%) SCCM
4 9 (7.50%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.67%) ARCserve
5 8 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (6.67%) logstash
6 7 (5.83%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (5.00%) WSUS
8 5 (4.17%) SCOM
9 3 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.83%) SCSM
10 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.83%) MOM
Vendors
1 97 (80.83%) VMware
2 61 (50.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.33%) Cisco
4 14 (11.67%) Citrix
5 12 (10.00%) Oracle
6 11 (9.17%) EMC
6 11 (9.17%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.33%) Juniper
8 8 (6.67%) IBM
8 8 (6.67%) Symantec
8 8 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 8 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.83%) 3PAR
9 7 (5.83%) Veeam
9 7 (5.83%) McAfee
9 7 (5.83%) HP
10 5 (4.17%) Apple
11 4 (3.33%) Dell
12 2 (1.67%) NetApp
12 2 (1.67%) Hummingbird
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