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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.72% 2.96% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 13.11% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 57
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
469 389 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.45% 22.58% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 412 324 357
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (75.34%) VMware
3 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
4 46 (63.01%) MS Exchange
5 45 (61.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
7 39 (53.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (49.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (35.62%) Firewall
10 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (28.77%) Cisco
11 21 (28.77%) LAN
12 20 (27.40%) WAN
13 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
14 18 (24.66%) SharePoint
14 18 (24.66%) DHCP
14 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
14 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
15 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
16 16 (21.92%) MS Office
16 16 (21.92%) Citrix
17 15 (20.55%) DNS
17 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
17 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (17.81%) HP
18 13 (17.81%) SAN
18 13 (17.81%) Blackberry
18 13 (17.81%) ITIL
18 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2003
19 12 (16.44%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (63.01%) MS Exchange
2 36 (49.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (24.66%) SharePoint
4 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (10.96%) Lync
8 6 (8.22%) IIS
8 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.74%) MS Project Server
11 1 (1.37%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.37%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) Firewall
2 21 (28.77%) LAN
3 20 (27.40%) WAN
4 18 (24.66%) DHCP
5 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
6 15 (20.55%) DNS
7 13 (17.81%) SAN
8 8 (10.96%) Network Security
9 6 (8.22%) VPN
10 5 (6.85%) Internet
11 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (4.11%) MPLS
12 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.74%) VoIP
13 2 (2.74%) Wireless
14 1 (1.37%) NAS
14 1 (1.37%) xDSL
14 1 (1.37%) BGP
14 1 (1.37%) Q.931
14 1 (1.37%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
1 2 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.74%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Administrator
4 11 (15.07%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) IT Support
8 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
8 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Wintel Administrator
11 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
11 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Administrator
11 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 2 (2.74%) Server Analyst
12 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 2 (2.74%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.74%) COM
1 2 (2.74%) XML
1 2 (2.74%) XSD
1 2 (2.74%) XSLT
1 2 (2.74%) MSMQ
1 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.85%) Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) LPAR
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (61.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 2000
5 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
6 9 (12.33%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.85%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.48%) Network Design
6 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.48%) Service Management
6 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.48%) Network Management
6 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.48%) Validation
7 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.74%) Time Management
8 2 (2.74%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) C++
2 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) MCITP
5 3 (4.11%) VCP4
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) MCTS
7 1 (1.37%) CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) CCIP
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) DO-178B
System Software
1 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 39 (53.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.70%) VMware ESX
4 10 (13.70%) vSphere
5 7 (9.59%) XenApp
6 4 (5.48%) KVM
7 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.74%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.74%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) Backup Exec
3 7 (9.59%) NetBackup
4 6 (8.22%) SCOM
5 5 (6.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (6.85%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (5.48%) SCDPM
6 4 (5.48%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.74%) WSUS
8 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 55 (75.34%) VMware
2 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.77%) Cisco
4 16 (21.92%) Citrix
5 13 (17.81%) HP
6 10 (13.70%) Symantec
6 10 (13.70%) McAfee
7 6 (8.22%) Dell
7 6 (8.22%) CA
8 3 (4.11%) Oracle
8 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.74%) Avaya
9 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Talend
9 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.37%) Hummingbird
10 1 (1.37%) Open Text
10 1 (1.37%) Meridio
10 1 (1.37%) Veeam
10 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
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