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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.00% 10.40% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.69% 31.00% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 14
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £42,500 £40,500
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
83 100 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.67% 33.56% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,100 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (58.21%) VMware
4 34 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (49.25%) Citrix
6 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
7 29 (43.28%) SQL
8 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
9 25 (37.31%) Hyper-V
10 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
11 23 (34.33%) Advertising
12 22 (32.84%) Finance
13 21 (31.34%) SCCM
14 18 (26.87%) MS Office
15 17 (25.37%) IIS
16 16 (23.88%) Data Protection
17 14 (20.90%) Clustering
17 14 (20.90%) Firewall
17 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
18 13 (19.40%) Client/Server
18 13 (19.40%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
20 10 (14.93%) Migration
20 10 (14.93%) Data Protection Act
20 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
20 10 (14.93%) SCOM
20 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
20 10 (14.93%) COM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (25.37%) IIS
2 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.96%) Lync
6 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.99%) Apache
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
1 14 (20.90%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) SAN
3 8 (11.94%) VPN
3 8 (11.94%) WAN
4 7 (10.45%) DNS
4 7 (10.45%) Wireless
5 6 (8.96%) DHCP
5 6 (8.96%) LAN
6 5 (7.46%) Internet
6 5 (7.46%) VLAN
6 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
6 5 (7.46%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.97%) SMTP
8 2 (2.99%) VoIP
8 2 (2.99%) IPv4
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security
8 2 (2.99%) MPLS
8 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (34.33%) Advertising
2 22 (32.84%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) IT Support
3 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) SQL DBA
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server DBA
4 10 (14.93%) DBA
5 9 (13.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Support Specialist
7 6 (8.96%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) AS400 Support
9 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Support Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
10 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) COM
2 3 (4.48%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Clustering
2 13 (19.40%) Client/Server
3 10 (14.93%) N-Tier
3 10 (14.93%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.46%) iSeries
4 5 (7.46%) LPAR
4 5 (7.46%) PDA
4 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.46%) AS400
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.40%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 3 (4.48%) UNIX
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Data Protection
2 10 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (14.93%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
2 10 (14.93%) Migration
3 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.94%) SDLC
4 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL
5 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.99%) Line Management
6 1 (1.49%) Network Management
6 1 (1.49%) ERP
6 1 (1.49%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.49%) Service Management
6 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.46%) COBOL
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) VBScript
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.96%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) CCA
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
3 25 (37.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.45%) XenApp
4 7 (10.45%) vSphere
5 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (31.34%) SCCM
2 10 (14.93%) SCOM
3 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.46%) vMotion
4 5 (7.46%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) VMware
2 33 (49.25%) Citrix
3 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) Symantec
4 6 (8.96%) Veeam
5 5 (7.46%) Websense
5 5 (7.46%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) Dell
6 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) Sophos
7 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards