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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 39 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 4 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.79% 2.07% 18.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 12.50% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 41
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
37 32 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 20.67% 16.58% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 87
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,050 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 17 (65.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (57.69%) Citrix
7 14 (53.85%) XenApp
8 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
9 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
9 12 (46.15%) VMware
10 11 (42.31%) SAN
10 11 (42.31%) ITIL
11 9 (34.62%) NetApp
11 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
11 9 (34.62%) Firewall
11 9 (34.62%) ITSM
11 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
11 9 (34.62%) assyst
11 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
12 8 (30.77%) Service Management
13 7 (26.92%) Law
13 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
13 7 (26.92%) Office 365
14 6 (23.08%) ITIL V2
14 6 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (23.08%) SCCM
14 6 (23.08%) Remedy
14 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (23.08%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (65.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) assyst
2 6 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.85%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) IMAP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) POP3
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL Manager
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL Problem Manager
1 9 (34.62%) Problem Manager
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Incident Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) ITSM
2 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
3 8 (30.77%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL V2
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Email Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSA
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) XenApp
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Citrix
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) Remedy
5 5 (19.23%) Veeam
6 4 (15.38%) SonicWALL
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.85%) Acronis
9 1 (3.85%) Apple
9 1 (3.85%) Avaya
9 1 (3.85%) Draytek
9 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.85%) Sage
9 1 (3.85%) Toshiba
9 1 (3.85%) Trend Micro
9 1 (3.85%) ZyXEL