The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 6 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 17.54% 2.76% 12.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.05% 7.84% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 23
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £46,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 51 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 41.71% 35.17% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80 38 61
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows Server 2008
Essex

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 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Citrix
3 31 (77.50%) XenApp
4 28 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 28 (70.00%) NetApp
5 25 (62.50%) ITSM
5 25 (62.50%) assyst
5 25 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (57.50%) ITIL
7 19 (47.50%) Problem Management
8 16 (40.00%) ITIL V3
8 16 (40.00%) SAN
9 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (35.00%) Service Management
10 13 (32.50%) EMC
10 13 (32.50%) Degree
11 12 (30.00%) SQL
12 11 (27.50%) Remedy
12 11 (27.50%) ITIL V2
12 11 (27.50%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (22.50%) Process Management
13 9 (22.50%) C#
13 9 (22.50%) Java
13 9 (22.50%) VB
13 9 (22.50%) VB.NET
13 9 (22.50%) ABAP
13 9 (22.50%) VBA
13 9 (22.50%) .NET

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 28 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (22.50%) Documentum
3 9 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (22.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (62.50%) assyst
2 11 (27.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) NAS
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (15.00%) Law
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Problem Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Release Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
1 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) ITSM
2 23 (57.50%) ITIL
3 19 (47.50%) Problem Management
4 16 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 14 (35.00%) Service Management
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL V2
7 9 (22.50%) Release Management
7 9 (22.50%) Capacity Management
7 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
7 9 (22.50%) Process Management
8 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.50%) Change Management
11 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
11 3 (7.50%) Software Deployment
12 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) VB
2 9 (22.50%) VB.NET
2 9 (22.50%) ABAP
2 9 (22.50%) VBA
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) CCA
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCEA
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) XenApp
2 5 (12.50%) vSphere
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Citrix
2 28 (70.00%) NetApp
3 13 (32.50%) EMC
4 11 (27.50%) Remedy
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle
5 9 (22.50%) SAP
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) LANDesk
7 3 (7.50%) Kaspersky
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec
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