The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.81% 6.21% 5.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.85% 18.64% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 19
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £16,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £45,000 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 59 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.93% 33.33% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 101
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £49,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire

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 29 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) HP
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 9 (52.94%) MS Office
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco
7 7 (41.18%) ITIL
7 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
7 7 (41.18%) Office 365
8 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (23.53%) IIS
9 4 (23.53%) LAN
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) QA
9 4 (23.53%) qmail
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Squid
9 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (52.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Squid
2 4 (23.53%) qmail
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Sage
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) AppSense
7 1 (5.88%) Apple