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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.15% 10.63% 6.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.45% 30.91% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 15
Average salary £46,500 £28,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.60% -19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
49 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 36.30% 34.38% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 58
Average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Citrix
3 29 (80.56%) XenApp
4 23 (63.89%) NetApp
4 23 (63.89%) ITSM
4 23 (63.89%) ITIL
5 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (47.22%) Problem Management
7 15 (41.67%) assyst
8 14 (38.89%) Service Management
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
10 11 (30.56%) SAN
11 10 (27.78%) EMC
12 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
13 8 (22.22%) ITIL V2
13 8 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (22.22%) Degree
13 8 (22.22%) Remedy
13 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
14 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
15 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (16.67%) Documentum
15 6 (16.67%) SAP
15 6 (16.67%) ABAP
15 6 (16.67%) Java
15 6 (16.67%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.67%) Documentum
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (41.67%) assyst
2 8 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Law
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Problem Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Release Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITSM
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Problem Management
3 14 (38.89%) Service Management
4 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 8 (22.22%) ITIL V2
6 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) Release Management
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Process Management
10 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) ABAP
1 6 (16.67%) Java
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VB
2 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (8.33%) VBA
2 3 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) XenApp
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Citrix
2 23 (63.89%) NetApp
3 10 (27.78%) EMC
4 8 (22.22%) Remedy
5 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) Pegasus
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £37k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
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