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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 78 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.58% 3.05% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.02% 9.39% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 38
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £55,000 £51,500
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
521 511 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.56% 32.51% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 436 468 366
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 17 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 91 (75.83%) VMware
3 75 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 70 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (52.50%) Microsoft
5 63 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (47.50%) MS Exchange
7 53 (44.17%) SQL Server
8 49 (40.83%) Firewall
9 48 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 44 (36.67%) DNS
11 41 (34.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (32.50%) SAN
12 39 (32.50%) VMware ESX
13 36 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 35 (29.17%) Linux
15 34 (28.33%) Windows 7
16 33 (27.50%) MCSE
16 33 (27.50%) vSphere
17 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
17 30 (25.00%) SharePoint
18 29 (24.17%) IIS
18 29 (24.17%) DHCP
19 28 (23.33%) SQL
19 28 (23.33%) Cisco
20 27 (22.50%) MySQL
21 26 (21.67%) Windows 8
22 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
23 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
23 24 (20.00%) Degree

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 57 (47.50%) MS Exchange
2 41 (34.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 29 (24.17%) IIS
5 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (14.17%) Lync
8 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2000
9 13 (10.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (4.17%) MS Project Server
13 2 (1.67%) WorkSite
13 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.83%) Firewall
2 44 (36.67%) DNS
3 39 (32.50%) SAN
4 29 (24.17%) DHCP
5 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 22 (18.33%) VPN
7 18 (15.00%) SMTP
8 17 (14.17%) HTTP
9 13 (10.83%) LAN
10 12 (10.00%) WAN
11 10 (8.33%) PPTP
11 10 (8.33%) IPsec
12 9 (7.50%) Network Security
12 9 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (7.50%) VoIP
13 8 (6.67%) ISDN
13 8 (6.67%) Ethernet
13 8 (6.67%) H.323
13 8 (6.67%) NAS
14 7 (5.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.50%) MySQL
3 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Big Data
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Back Office
3 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (23.33%) Administrator
2 26 (21.67%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (15.83%) Support Engineer
5 18 (15.00%) Analyst
6 16 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
6 16 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (4.17%) Consultant
13 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 4 (3.33%) IT Support
14 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) HTML
1 18 (15.00%) XML
2 6 (5.00%) LAMP
3 5 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.50%) .NET
5 2 (1.67%) Web Services
6 1 (0.83%) COM
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.50%) Clustering
4 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Kindle
5 4 (3.33%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (29.17%) Linux
5 34 (28.33%) Windows 7
6 26 (21.67%) Windows 8
7 21 (17.50%) Windows XP
8 20 (16.67%) Windows Vista
9 13 (10.83%) Windows 2000
10 10 (8.33%) AIX
10 10 (8.33%) UNIX
11 9 (7.50%) Mac OS X
12 8 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.50%) CentOS
15 1 (0.83%) Solaris
15 1 (0.83%) Android
15 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.83%) ITIL
3 12 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (9.17%) Identity Management
4 11 (9.17%) Migration
5 9 (7.50%) High Availability
6 8 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.67%) DNA
7 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.00%) Network Design
8 6 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.17%) Service Management
9 5 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.33%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) VBScript
3 4 (3.33%) VB
3 4 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) PHP
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (27.50%) MCSE
3 24 (20.00%) Degree
4 20 (16.67%) MCSA
5 18 (15.00%) CCNA
5 18 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (10.00%) MCITP
7 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
7 11 (9.17%) MCP
8 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.67%) MCTS
9 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.50%) CCNP
11 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.83%) CCENT
12 1 (0.83%) HNC
12 1 (0.83%) HND
12 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.83%) MCT
12 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 70 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (32.50%) VMware ESX
4 33 (27.50%) vSphere
5 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.67%) XenApp
9 1 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (18.33%) Backup Exec
2 20 (16.67%) SCCM
3 10 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 9 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (6.67%) Nagios
5 8 (6.67%) ARCserve
5 8 (6.67%) logstash
5 8 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (5.83%) SCOM
6 7 (5.83%) WSUS
7 3 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.67%) MOM
9 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.83%) SCSM
9 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 91 (75.83%) VMware
2 63 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.33%) Cisco
4 14 (11.67%) EMC
5 12 (10.00%) Citrix
6 10 (8.33%) Juniper
6 10 (8.33%) Symantec
7 9 (7.50%) McAfee
7 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.50%) HP
8 8 (6.67%) IBM
8 8 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 8 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.83%) 3PAR
9 7 (5.83%) Veeam
10 6 (5.00%) Dell
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle
12 2 (1.67%) NetApp
12 2 (1.67%) Genesys
12 2 (1.67%) RightFax
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Krooter
Salary: Candidates seeking salaries from £15K to £30K will be considered
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago