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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.03% 6.25% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.34% 20.75% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 4
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £39,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
139 106 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.68% 30.11% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 112 98 47
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £21,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 48 (57.14%) VMware
5 42 (50.00%) Citrix
6 39 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
8 37 (44.05%) MS Office
9 35 (41.67%) SQL
10 34 (40.48%) Finance
11 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
12 29 (34.52%) SCCM
12 29 (34.52%) Hyper-V
13 27 (32.14%) Data Protection
14 26 (30.95%) IIS
14 26 (30.95%) Client/Server
15 23 (27.38%) Advertising
15 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
16 21 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (25.00%) Migration
16 21 (25.00%) N-Tier
16 21 (25.00%) Data Modelling
16 21 (25.00%) COM
16 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
17 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
17 18 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (30.95%) IIS
2 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (11.90%) Lync
5 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (44.05%) MS Office
2 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 16 (19.05%) WAN
2 14 (16.67%) SAN
3 13 (15.48%) Firewall
4 12 (14.29%) LAN
5 11 (13.10%) VPN
5 11 (13.10%) DNS
6 10 (11.90%) Wireless
7 8 (9.52%) VLAN
7 8 (9.52%) DHCP
7 8 (9.52%) NetScaler
8 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
8 5 (5.95%) Internet
9 2 (2.38%) MPLS
10 1 (1.19%) NAS
10 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.19%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.19%) Network Security
10 1 (1.19%) SMTP
10 1 (1.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 23 (27.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 21 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 21 (25.00%) DBA
3 17 (20.24%) SQL Server DBA
4 14 (16.67%) IT Support
5 13 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (10.71%) Analyst
9 8 (9.52%) Help Desk Engineer
10 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (8.33%) Support Specialist
11 6 (7.14%) Technical Support
12 5 (5.95%) Administrator
13 4 (4.76%) Technical Support Specialist
13 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 4 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) COM
2 3 (3.57%) XML
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Client/Server
2 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 14 (16.67%) Clustering
5 7 (8.33%) PDA
6 1 (1.19%) LPAR
6 1 (1.19%) iSeries
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) AS400
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (13.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Data Protection
2 21 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 21 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (25.00%) Migration
2 21 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.14%) ITIL
4 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (2.38%) ERP
6 2 (2.38%) Time Management
6 2 (2.38%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.19%) Network Management
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.19%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (1.19%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.19%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
4 1 (1.19%) COBOL
4 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (11.90%) MCSE
3 8 (9.52%) CCA
3 8 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) MCTS
5 1 (1.19%) MCP
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.52%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.29%) XenApp
4 11 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.71%) VMware ESX
7 7 (8.33%) vSphere
8 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (34.52%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) SCOM
2 12 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 11 (13.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (13.10%) SCVMM
4 5 (5.95%) vMotion
5 3 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.19%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 48 (57.14%) VMware
3 42 (50.00%) Citrix
4 11 (13.10%) Veeam
4 11 (13.10%) Symantec
5 10 (11.90%) Websense
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (3.57%) Sophos
7 3 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.19%) F5
9 1 (1.19%) AppSense
9 1 (1.19%) McAfee
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
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