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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 92 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.80% 3.45% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.80% 14.29% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 61
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
449 413 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.04% 24.12% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 397 353 349
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) VMware
3 49 (66.22%) MS Exchange
4 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 44 (59.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (58.11%) Active Directory
6 39 (52.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (33.78%) Firewall
10 24 (32.43%) Cisco
11 21 (28.38%) LAN
11 21 (28.38%) WAN
11 21 (28.38%) DHCP
11 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (27.03%) SharePoint
13 19 (25.68%) Citrix
14 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
15 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
16 15 (20.27%) SCCM
16 15 (20.27%) MS Office
16 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
17 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
18 13 (17.57%) DNS
19 12 (16.22%) SQL
19 12 (16.22%) Blackberry
20 11 (14.86%) Migration

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (66.22%) MS Exchange
2 39 (52.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (27.03%) SharePoint
5 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (12.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2000
6 9 (12.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (9.46%) Lync
8 4 (5.41%) IIS
9 2 (2.70%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Office
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Revit
2 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Firewall
2 21 (28.38%) LAN
2 21 (28.38%) WAN
2 21 (28.38%) DHCP
3 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
4 13 (17.57%) DNS
5 11 (14.86%) SAN
6 8 (10.81%) Network Security
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.11%) VPN
9 5 (6.76%) Internet
10 4 (5.41%) MPLS
11 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.05%) Wireless
12 2 (2.70%) VoIP
13 1 (1.35%) NAS
13 1 (1.35%) xDSL
13 1 (1.35%) BGP
13 1 (1.35%) Q.931
13 1 (1.35%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Administrator
3 12 (16.22%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) IT Support
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.70%) Server Support
9 2 (2.70%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) COM
2 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.11%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) LPAR
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (59.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 2000
5 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Vista
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
6 7 (9.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 10 (13.51%) ITIL
3 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.46%) Network Design
5 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Validation
6 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.05%) Network Management
7 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.05%) Service Management
7 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.70%) ITSM
8 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
2 2 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.51%) MCSE
3 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.11%) MCITP
5 6 (8.11%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.70%) MCTS
7 2 (2.70%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) CCENT
8 1 (1.35%) CCSP
8 1 (1.35%) CCNP
8 1 (1.35%) CCIP
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (58.11%) Active Directory
2 36 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) vSphere
4 9 (12.16%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.11%) XenApp
6 4 (5.41%) KVM
7 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) SCOM
2 7 (9.46%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.41%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.41%) SCDPM
4 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
5 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.35%) SCSM
6 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) VMware
2 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Cisco
4 19 (25.68%) Citrix
5 11 (14.86%) HP
6 9 (12.16%) Symantec
7 8 (10.81%) McAfee
8 6 (8.11%) Dell
9 3 (4.05%) EMC
9 3 (4.05%) CA
10 2 (2.70%) Avaya
10 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.35%) Veeam
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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