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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.85% 6.15% 7.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.16% 25.53% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 23
Average salary £36,500 £22,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.22% -45.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £16,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,950 £45,000
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
91 47 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.70% 24.10% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 76 47 116
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £16,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 36 (66.67%) SQL
3 36 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 34 (62.96%) Finance
5 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (53.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (48.15%) Telecoms
7 26 (48.15%) XML
7 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
8 24 (44.44%) HTML
9 21 (38.89%) C#
9 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
9 21 (38.89%) .NET
9 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
9 21 (38.89%) CSS
9 21 (38.89%) XQuery
9 21 (38.89%) SMTP
9 21 (38.89%) FTP
9 21 (38.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (38.89%) XPath
9 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 21 (38.89%) Mobile App
9 21 (38.89%) Mobile Application Development
9 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
10 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
11 16 (29.63%) VMware
12 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.67%) IIS
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) SMTP
1 21 (38.89%) FTP
2 11 (20.37%) Firewall
3 9 (16.67%) VPN
4 7 (12.96%) Internet
5 5 (9.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) DNS
6 3 (5.56%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (53.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (62.96%) Finance
2 26 (48.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Software Developer
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
1 21 (38.89%) .NET Developer
1 21 (38.89%) .NET Software Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) AS400 Support
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Server Support
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.70%) IT Support
9 1 (1.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) XML
2 24 (44.44%) HTML
3 21 (38.89%) .NET
3 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 21 (38.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) LPAR
2 6 (11.11%) AS400
3 5 (9.26%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.41%) iSeries
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Firmware
6 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.85%) Handset
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 2000 Server
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.67%) Linux
6 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) UNIX
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Mobile Application Development
2 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.85%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) XQuery
2 21 (38.89%) XPath
2 21 (38.89%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) COBOL
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) MCSE
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.70%) MCTS
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) LPIC
4 1 (1.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Sage
7 1 (1.85%) Mitel
7 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.85%) Vizioncore