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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.38% 3.47% 5.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.33% 16.67% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 9
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
161 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.33% 20.83% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 138 53 67
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £39,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
3 52 (68.42%) Finance
4 44 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (56.58%) SQL
6 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
7 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (34.21%) Data Protection
8 26 (34.21%) MS Office
9 22 (28.95%) Windows 2000 Server
9 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
10 21 (27.63%) XML
11 20 (26.32%) IIS
11 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (25.00%) VMware
13 17 (22.37%) Citrix
14 15 (19.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (19.74%) Client/Server
15 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
15 14 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (18.42%) HTML
15 14 (18.42%) Java
15 14 (18.42%) SMTP
16 13 (17.11%) FTP
16 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
16 13 (17.11%) XQuery
16 13 (17.11%) XPath
16 13 (17.11%) .NET
16 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (26.32%) IIS
2 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.95%) Lync
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (34.21%) MS Office
2 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) SMTP
2 13 (17.11%) FTP
3 10 (13.16%) Internet
4 9 (11.84%) Firewall
5 8 (10.53%) LAN
6 7 (9.21%) DHCP
6 7 (9.21%) DNS
6 7 (9.21%) Network Security
7 6 (7.89%) WAN
7 6 (7.89%) SAN
7 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.89%) VPN
8 3 (3.95%) NAS
9 2 (2.63%) Wireless
10 1 (1.32%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.32%) VLAN
10 1 (1.32%) MPLS
10 1 (1.32%) BGP
10 1 (1.32%) Q.931
10 1 (1.32%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (68.42%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Support Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Software Developer
3 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (11.84%) SQL DBA
4 9 (11.84%) DBA
5 8 (10.53%) Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.89%) AS400 Support
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) XML
2 14 (18.42%) HTML
3 13 (17.11%) .NET
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 13 (17.11%) CSS
4 9 (11.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Client/Server
2 13 (17.11%) Mobile App
3 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.84%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (11.84%) N-Tier
5 7 (9.21%) AS400
5 7 (9.21%) LPAR
6 5 (6.58%) iSeries
6 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) Statistics
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) PDA
8 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.95%) Windows 2000 Server
5 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Data Protection
2 14 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (17.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.84%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.84%) Migration
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.95%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Time Management
8 2 (2.63%) Change Management
8 2 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) C#
3 13 (17.11%) XQuery
3 13 (17.11%) XPath
4 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.58%) COBOL
6 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.95%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.63%) MCTS
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) CCENT
5 1 (1.32%) LPIC
5 1 (1.32%) RHCE
5 1 (1.32%) CCSP
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.47%) XenApp
4 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.95%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (15.79%) SCCM
3 5 (6.58%) SCOM
3 5 (6.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix
4 6 (7.89%) IBM
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) Websense
7 2 (2.63%) Symantec
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) Sage
8 1 (1.32%) F5
8 1 (1.32%) McAfee
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos