The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.19% 2.30% 6.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.55% 7.55% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 9
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 53 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.75% 30.46% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 99 52 89
Average salary £33,250 £35,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.33% -15.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucester region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) SCCM
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (42.31%) SAN
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
9 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
9 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
10 8 (30.77%) Internet
10 8 (30.77%) IIS
10 8 (30.77%) Citrix
10 8 (30.77%) vSphere
11 7 (26.92%) SLA
11 7 (26.92%) MS Office
11 7 (26.92%) Linux
11 7 (26.92%) Clustering
12 6 (23.08%) ITIL
12 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (23.08%) Change Control
13 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
13 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) IIS
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) Internet
3 5 (19.23%) NAS
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) SNMP
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) DNS
5 3 (11.54%) GPRS
5 3 (11.54%) GSM
5 3 (11.54%) PSTN
5 3 (11.54%) SMTP
5 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) 3G
5 3 (11.54%) SS7
5 3 (11.54%) Intranet
5 3 (11.54%) LTE
6 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) CentOS
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Change Control
2 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
4 8 (30.77%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago