The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 17 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 45 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.98% 5.30% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 23.73% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 12
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.26% 22.35% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 133 54 61
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
3 49 (67.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (54.79%) Finance
5 37 (50.68%) MS Office
6 36 (49.32%) SQL
7 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
8 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
9 27 (36.99%) VMware
10 26 (35.62%) Data Protection
11 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (32.88%) Citrix
12 22 (30.14%) SCCM
13 20 (27.40%) IIS
13 20 (27.40%) Client/Server
14 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
14 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (21.92%) Windows 2000 Server
16 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (20.55%) XenApp
18 14 (19.18%) Capacity Planning
18 14 (19.18%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (19.18%) Performance Monitoring
18 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (19.18%) Data Modelling
18 14 (19.18%) COM
18 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
18 14 (19.18%) N-Tier
18 14 (19.18%) Migration

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 20 (27.40%) IIS
2 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
3 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.59%) Lync
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (50.68%) MS Office
2 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall
2 12 (16.44%) LAN
2 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.07%) DNS
3 11 (15.07%) WAN
4 10 (13.70%) VPN
4 10 (13.70%) SAN
5 9 (12.33%) DHCP
6 7 (9.59%) Network Security
7 6 (8.22%) Wireless
8 5 (6.85%) Internet
9 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.48%) VLAN
10 3 (4.11%) NAS
10 3 (4.11%) SMTP
11 2 (2.74%) FTP
12 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.37%) xDSL
12 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 40 (54.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) Support Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) DBA
3 14 (19.18%) SQL DBA
4 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.85%) AS400 Support
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) COM
2 5 (6.85%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Client/Server
2 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (19.18%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (19.18%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.22%) AS400
4 6 (8.22%) LPAR
5 5 (6.85%) iSeries
5 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.85%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) PDA
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Statistics
8 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (67.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (21.92%) Windows 2000 Server
5 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.48%) Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Data Protection
2 14 (19.18%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (19.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (19.18%) Data Modelling
2 14 (19.18%) Migration
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
3 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.48%) Service Management
4 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.11%) Time Management
5 3 (4.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Change Management
6 2 (2.74%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (2.74%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) COBOL
5 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) XQuery
6 2 (2.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.85%) MCSE
3 4 (5.48%) CCA
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) MCSA
5 2 (2.74%) MCTS
5 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CCENT
6 1 (1.37%) MCITP
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) CCIP
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.55%) XenApp
4 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (8.22%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.48%) vSphere
10 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) SCOM
3 9 (12.33%) Backup Exec
4 7 (9.59%) SCVMM
5 6 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) VMware
3 24 (32.88%) Citrix
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco
4 7 (9.59%) Websense
5 6 (8.22%) Symantec
5 6 (8.22%) Veeam
6 5 (6.85%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) Juniper
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) Sophos
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) AppSense
8 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
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Randstad Technologies
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