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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 84 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 48 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.55% 2.91% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.28% 10.72% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 47
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £26,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,250 £58,000
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
517 485 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.47% 27.13% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 476 403 472
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 47 (56.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (39.76%) Active Directory
5 31 (37.35%) VMware
6 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
6 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
7 24 (28.92%) Firewall
8 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (26.51%) MS Office
10 21 (25.30%) SQL
10 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
11 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
12 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
12 18 (21.69%) WAN
13 17 (20.48%) LAN
13 17 (20.48%) Law
14 15 (18.07%) SAN
15 14 (16.87%) ITIL
15 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.87%) Windows 8
16 13 (15.66%) Cisco
16 13 (15.66%) DNS
16 13 (15.66%) Document Management
17 12 (14.46%) DHCP
17 12 (14.46%) HP
17 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
18 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
18 11 (13.25%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
2 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.05%) Lync
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.64%) WorkSite
4 8 (9.64%) IIS
5 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (26.51%) MS Office
2 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) HipChat
4 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.41%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) Firewall
2 18 (21.69%) WAN
3 17 (20.48%) LAN
4 15 (18.07%) SAN
5 13 (15.66%) DNS
6 12 (14.46%) DHCP
7 8 (9.64%) VPN
8 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.43%) VoIP
8 7 (8.43%) MPLS
9 4 (4.82%) Internet
9 4 (4.82%) Wireless
9 4 (4.82%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.41%) Network Security
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.20%) DMZ
11 1 (1.20%) WLAN
11 1 (1.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 17 (20.48%) Law
2 7 (8.43%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Finance
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Advertising
6 2 (2.41%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Support Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (12.05%) Help Desk Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (12.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Deskside Support
6 7 (8.43%) Deskside Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) IT Support
7 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.02%) ICT Technician
8 5 (6.02%) ICT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) ICT Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (3.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) COM
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) DTV
4 2 (2.41%) Wiki
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) AS400
5 1 (1.20%) Handset
5 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
5 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
6 14 (16.87%) Windows 8
7 11 (13.25%) Linux
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000
8 5 (6.02%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.41%) UNIX
9 2 (2.41%) CentOS
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.20%) Solaris
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Document Management
3 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.64%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Identity Management
6 5 (6.02%) DevOps
7 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.82%) Communications Security
8 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.61%) Time Management
8 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.61%) Data Security
8 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.41%) Network Management
9 2 (2.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
2 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.82%) R
4 3 (3.61%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
5 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) MCSE
3 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) VCP4
6 1 (1.20%) VCP5
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (39.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.43%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.02%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.20%) UAG
7 1 (1.20%) vCloud
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.20%) Postfix
7 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) SCOM
3 5 (6.02%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.02%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.02%) SCDPM
4 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.82%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.41%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.35%) VMware
3 13 (15.66%) Cisco
4 12 (14.46%) HP
5 11 (13.25%) Citrix
6 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.64%) Avaya
8 7 (8.43%) Meridio
8 7 (8.43%) Hummingbird
8 7 (8.43%) OpenText
9 5 (6.02%) Symantec
10 3 (3.61%) McAfee
10 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.61%) Sage
10 3 (3.61%) SAP
10 3 (3.61%) Dell
11 2 (2.41%) EMC
11 2 (2.41%) NetApp
11 2 (2.41%) Meraki
11 2 (2.41%) LexisNexis
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