The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.68% 12.96% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 25.61% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 3
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £44,750 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 82 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 22.09% 50.62% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 21
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £37,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Colchester region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) SCOM
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) WSUS
8 3 (23.08%) Clustering
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Symantec
9 2 (15.38%) vSphere
9 2 (15.38%) XenApp
9 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
9 2 (15.38%) Banking
9 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
10 1 (7.69%) assyst

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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