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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.18% 11.64% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.56% 32.99% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +64.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,000
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
90 97 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.87% 35.27% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (46.15%) SQL
4 24 (46.15%) VMware
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
6 20 (38.46%) Finance
6 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
8 17 (32.69%) Citrix
9 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
10 15 (28.85%) Advertising
10 15 (28.85%) IIS
11 14 (26.92%) Firewall
11 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
12 13 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (23.08%) SCCM
13 12 (23.08%) MS Office
13 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 10 (19.23%) Client/Server
15 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (15.38%) SDLC
15 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
15 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
16 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
16 7 (13.46%) COM
16 7 (13.46%) N-Tier
16 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
16 7 (13.46%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (28.85%) IIS
2 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.62%) Lync
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.77%) SAS
7 2 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.54%) VPN
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 5 (9.62%) Wireless
4 5 (9.62%) SMTP
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
6 3 (5.77%) WAN
6 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.77%) IPv4
6 3 (5.77%) Network Security
7 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.85%) VLAN
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Administrator
2 9 (17.31%) IT Support
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) DBA
4 7 (13.46%) Support Specialist
4 7 (13.46%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.62%) AS400 Support
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.77%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) COM
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 7 (13.46%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) iSeries
3 5 (9.62%) LPAR
3 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) AS400
4 2 (3.85%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (11.54%) Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) UNIX
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
2 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 8 (15.38%) SDLC
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Network Management
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.62%) COBOL
4 3 (5.77%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) CCA
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) vSphere
4 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.77%) XenApp
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCCM
2 7 (13.46%) SCOM
3 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.85%) vMotion
4 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (46.15%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) Citrix
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) IBM
5 4 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (5.77%) Veeam
6 3 (5.77%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) Remedy
7 2 (3.85%) Websense
8 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.92%) Sophos
8 1 (1.92%) HP