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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.29% 12.50% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.07% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 12
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +25.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £40,450
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
56 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 39.16% 37.50% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 47
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £62,500
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 2 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) Citrix
2 34 (87.18%) XenApp
3 27 (69.23%) NetApp
3 27 (69.23%) ITSM
4 26 (66.67%) ITIL
5 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 21 (53.85%) Problem Management
5 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (48.72%) assyst
7 16 (41.03%) ITIL V3
7 16 (41.03%) Service Management
8 11 (28.21%) EMC
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (28.21%) SAN
8 11 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (25.64%) ITIL V2
9 10 (25.64%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (25.64%) Remedy
10 9 (23.08%) Degree
11 8 (20.51%) Capacity Management
11 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
12 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
13 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (15.38%) Documentum
13 6 (15.38%) SAP
13 6 (15.38%) ABAP
13 6 (15.38%) Java
13 6 (15.38%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (15.38%) Documentum
2 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (48.72%) assyst
2 10 (25.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.82%) Law
1 5 (12.82%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Problem Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Release Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Support
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) ITSM
2 26 (66.67%) ITIL
3 21 (53.85%) Problem Management
4 16 (41.03%) ITIL V3
4 16 (41.03%) Service Management
5 11 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL V2
7 8 (20.51%) Capacity Management
7 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (10.26%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.69%) Process Management
11 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
12 1 (2.56%) Project Management
12 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
1 6 (15.38%) ABAP
2 3 (7.69%) VBA
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) VB
2 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCEA
System Software
1 34 (87.18%) XenApp
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) NetApp
3 11 (28.21%) EMC
4 10 (25.64%) Remedy
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco
8 2 (5.13%) Pegasus
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
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