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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 95 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 4.36% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.21% 13.97% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 65 68
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £50,000
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
487 580 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.23% 31.25% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 402 496 358
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 27 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (69.89%) VMware
3 56 (60.22%) MS Exchange
4 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
5 49 (52.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
7 45 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (32.26%) Cisco
10 30 (32.26%) Firewall
11 27 (29.03%) DHCP
11 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
11 27 (29.03%) SQL
12 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
13 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (24.73%) DNS
15 20 (21.51%) SCCM
16 19 (20.43%) WAN
16 19 (20.43%) LAN
16 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
17 18 (19.35%) Linux
17 18 (19.35%) SAN
18 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
19 16 (17.20%) Citrix
19 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2003
19 16 (17.20%) Windows 8
20 15 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
20 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 56 (60.22%) MS Exchange
2 45 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
4 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (12.90%) IIS
8 10 (10.75%) Lync
9 9 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (5.38%) MS Project Server
10 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
12 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.08%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) Firewall
2 27 (29.03%) DHCP
3 23 (24.73%) DNS
4 19 (20.43%) LAN
4 19 (20.43%) WAN
5 18 (19.35%) SAN
6 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (11.83%) VPN
9 10 (10.75%) Network Security
10 6 (6.45%) Internet
11 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
11 5 (5.38%) VoIP
11 5 (5.38%) NAS
12 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (4.30%) MPLS
13 3 (3.23%) Intranet
13 3 (3.23%) PPTP
13 3 (3.23%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.60%) MySQL
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Legal
3 3 (3.23%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Administrator
4 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
4 17 (18.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Wintel Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) LAMP
1 5 (5.38%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.23%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) COM
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) LPAR
3 4 (4.30%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (52.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (19.35%) Linux
5 16 (17.20%) Windows 8
6 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.83%) Windows Vista
7 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
8 9 (9.68%) Mac OS X
9 8 (8.60%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.30%) AIX
10 4 (4.30%) UNIX
11 3 (3.23%) CentOS
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Migration
2 12 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 11 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.83%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.68%) Network Design
5 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.45%) Service Management
6 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (5.38%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.30%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.30%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (4.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) VBScript
3 3 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (15.05%) CCNA
3 14 (15.05%) MCSE
4 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.53%) MCITP
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
6 6 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.38%) MCTS
7 5 (5.38%) MCP
8 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.15%) MCSA
10 1 (1.08%) CCSP
10 1 (1.08%) CCNP
10 1 (1.08%) CCIP
10 1 (1.08%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
2 39 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.05%) vSphere
4 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.98%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.45%) XenApp
6 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.30%) KVM
7 4 (4.30%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) SCCM
2 15 (16.13%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.45%) SCOM
3 6 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.38%) ARCserve
4 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.30%) WSUS
5 4 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.23%) logstash
6 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.23%) Nagios
7 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.08%) SCSM
8 1 (1.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) VMware
2 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.26%) Cisco
4 16 (17.20%) Citrix
5 14 (15.05%) HP
6 11 (11.83%) EMC
7 10 (10.75%) Dell
7 10 (10.75%) Symantec
8 8 (8.60%) McAfee
9 5 (5.38%) Juniper
9 5 (5.38%) IBM
10 4 (4.30%) WatchGuard
10 4 (4.30%) Veeam
10 4 (4.30%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.15%) Avaya
13 1 (1.08%) Oracle
13 1 (1.08%) IronPort
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