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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.77% 10.16% 11.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 21.84% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 13
Average salary £29,750 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -16.00%
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
24 87 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.24% 46.52% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 79 63
Average salary £30,000 £46,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +10.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
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