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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 90 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 2.83% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.76% 11.90% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 51
Average salary £33,750 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.33% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
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
490 479 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.13% 23.76% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 418 412 400
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,384 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Microsoft
3 47 (66.20%) VMware
4 40 (56.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
6 33 (46.48%) MS Exchange
7 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (33.80%) MS Office
11 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
12 22 (30.99%) Firewall
13 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
14 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.94%) Cisco
16 16 (22.54%) LAN
16 16 (22.54%) ITIL
16 16 (22.54%) WAN
16 16 (22.54%) Windows 8
17 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
17 15 (21.13%) DHCP
18 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
18 14 (19.72%) DNS
18 14 (19.72%) HP
18 14 (19.72%) Citrix
19 13 (18.31%) Windows XP
20 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
21 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
22 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
22 10 (14.08%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 33 (46.48%) MS Exchange
2 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2000
5 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (11.27%) Lync
6 8 (11.27%) WorkSite
7 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (7.04%) IIS
9 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Office
2 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) Firewall
2 16 (22.54%) LAN
2 16 (22.54%) WAN
3 15 (21.13%) DHCP
4 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
4 14 (19.72%) DNS
5 9 (12.68%) SAN
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.23%) Network Security
7 3 (4.23%) VPN
8 2 (2.82%) Internet
8 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.82%) VoIP
8 2 (2.82%) Wireless
9 1 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
1 2 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (12.68%) Law
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Military
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Support Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Support Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) IT Support
7 8 (11.27%) Administrator
7 8 (11.27%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (11.27%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (11.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) Deskside Support
8 7 (9.86%) Deskside Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) Deskside Support Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
10 5 (7.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (4.23%) Wintel Administrator
12 3 (4.23%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.82%) COM
1 2 (2.82%) XML
1 2 (2.82%) XSD
1 2 (2.82%) XSLT
1 2 (2.82%) MSMQ
1 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) LPAR
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (56.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
5 16 (22.54%) Windows 8
6 13 (18.31%) Windows XP
7 9 (12.68%) Windows 2000
7 9 (12.68%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.82%) Linux
10 1 (1.41%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Document Management
3 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
4 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.04%) Identity Management
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
5 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.63%) Network Design
6 3 (4.23%) Time Management
6 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.23%) Project Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Validation
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) C++
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.68%) MCSE
3 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) MCITP
7 2 (2.82%) MCSA
7 2 (2.82%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
2 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.08%) vSphere
5 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.04%) XenApp
7 3 (4.23%) KVM
8 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.41%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.04%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.04%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.63%) SCDPM
4 4 (5.63%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.82%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 47 (66.20%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco
4 14 (19.72%) HP
4 14 (19.72%) Citrix
5 7 (9.86%) Hummingbird
5 7 (9.86%) OpenText
5 7 (9.86%) Meridio
6 6 (8.45%) McAfee
6 6 (8.45%) CA
7 5 (7.04%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Avaya
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) Nortel
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.82%) Talend
9 1 (1.41%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.41%) Polycom
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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