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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.14% 8.70% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 28.57% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 11
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £30,000 £40,000
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
45 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.03% 30.43% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 53
Average salary £41,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Citrix
3 24 (75.00%) XenApp
4 18 (56.25%) ITIL
4 18 (56.25%) NetApp
4 18 (56.25%) ITSM
5 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
5 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (40.63%) Problem Management
5 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (34.38%) Service Management
8 10 (31.25%) assyst
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
9 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (25.00%) Capacity Management
9 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
9 8 (25.00%) EMC
10 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
11 6 (18.75%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (15.63%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (15.63%) Release Management
12 5 (15.63%) ITIL V2
12 5 (15.63%) Remedy
12 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (15.63%) Law
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) Documentum

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
1 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (15.63%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) assyst
2 5 (15.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Law
2 4 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Problem Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Release Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) ITIL
1 18 (56.25%) ITSM
2 13 (40.63%) Problem Management
3 11 (34.38%) Service Management
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL V2
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Process Management
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) ABAP
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB
2 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
2 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) XenApp
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Citrix
2 18 (56.25%) NetApp
3 8 (25.00%) EMC
4 5 (15.63%) Remedy
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) SAP
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Pegasus
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
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