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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 13 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.85% 11.92% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.20% 29.52% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 17
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
125 166 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.30% 40.39% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 103 128 102
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) VMware
3 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (42.86%) Advertising
10 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
10 17 (40.48%) Citrix
11 14 (33.33%) Firewall
12 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (30.95%) IIS
12 13 (30.95%) SQL
12 13 (30.95%) MCSE
12 13 (30.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (28.57%) Linux
14 11 (26.19%) SAN
14 11 (26.19%) XenApp
14 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
15 10 (23.81%) VPN
16 9 (21.43%) Apache
16 9 (21.43%) Python
16 9 (21.43%) MySQL
16 9 (21.43%) Perl
16 9 (21.43%) Dell
16 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (21.43%) LAMP
17 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (30.95%) IIS
2 9 (21.43%) Apache
3 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) SAN
3 10 (23.81%) VPN
4 6 (14.29%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
5 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) SMTP
8 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.38%) HTTP
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) ClearQuest
1 3 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (42.86%) Advertising
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) IT Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
3 15 (35.71%) IT Support
3 15 (35.71%) IT Support Engineer
4 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 8 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) Senior IT Engineer
7 7 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
7 7 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) Analyst
9 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
9 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) LAMP
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) COM
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.14%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
4 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.14%) CentOS
7 3 (7.14%) FreeNAS
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 3 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Coaching
5 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Perl
2 9 (21.43%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) MCSE
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.52%) CCNA
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.52%) MCITP
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) XenApp
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
6 6 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Citrix
4 9 (21.43%) Dell
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) F5
8 1 (2.38%) Sage
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