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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.24% 4.90% 6.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.74% 15.38% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 21
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
62 65 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.79% 31.86% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 117
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £16,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (50.00%) MS Office
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
8 4 (25.00%) qmail
8 4 (25.00%) Squid
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Squid
2 4 (25.00%) qmail
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Sage
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (6.25%) TOWER Software
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago