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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.95% 10.61% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.11% 25.00% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 76 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 47.12% 42.46% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 82 62 47
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (88.52%) Citrix
3 52 (85.25%) XenApp
4 41 (67.21%) NetApp
4 41 (67.21%) ITSM
5 34 (55.74%) MS Exchange
5 34 (55.74%) ITIL
5 34 (55.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (55.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (54.10%) assyst
7 27 (44.26%) Problem Management
8 22 (36.07%) ITIL V3
8 22 (36.07%) Service Management
9 21 (34.43%) EMC
10 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (29.51%) Degree
12 16 (26.23%) SAN
13 14 (22.95%) Documentum
13 14 (22.95%) SAP
13 14 (22.95%) Java
13 14 (22.95%) SQL
13 14 (22.95%) ABAP
13 14 (22.95%) .NET
13 14 (22.95%) Oracle
13 14 (22.95%) Remedy
13 14 (22.95%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (22.95%) Remedy ITSM
13 14 (22.95%) Release Management
13 14 (22.95%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (22.95%) ITIL V2

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (55.74%) MS Exchange
1 34 (55.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 34 (55.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (22.95%) Documentum
2 14 (22.95%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (22.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (54.10%) assyst
2 14 (22.95%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (16.39%) Law
2 5 (8.20%) Publishing
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Problem Manager
2 14 (22.95%) Release Manager
3 13 (21.31%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix Support
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Support
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) ITSM
2 34 (55.74%) ITIL
3 27 (44.26%) Problem Management
4 22 (36.07%) ITIL V3
4 22 (36.07%) Service Management
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL V2
5 14 (22.95%) Release Management
6 13 (21.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (19.67%) Capacity Management
7 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
8 11 (18.03%) Process Management
8 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.56%) Trend Analysis
11 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.64%) Project Management
11 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Java
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
1 14 (22.95%) ABAP
2 11 (18.03%) VBA
2 11 (18.03%) C#
2 11 (18.03%) VB
2 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.92%) VBScript
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) MCSA
3 2 (3.28%) CCA
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CCEA
3 2 (3.28%) MCITP
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
System Software
1 52 (85.25%) XenApp
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
1 2 (3.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (88.52%) Citrix
2 41 (67.21%) NetApp
3 21 (34.43%) EMC
4 14 (22.95%) Oracle
4 14 (22.95%) SAP
4 14 (22.95%) Remedy
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
7 2 (3.28%) Pegasus