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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.98% 6.88% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.91% 16.25% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 12
Average salary £33,500 £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.88% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,600 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £25,000 £44,250
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
110 80 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.97% 42.33% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 105 61 53
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
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 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
4 26 (54.17%) SCCM
4 26 (54.17%) Windows 7
5 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (47.92%) VMware
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (39.58%) ITIL
8 18 (37.50%) SAN
9 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
10 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (29.17%) Linux
12 13 (27.08%) SharePoint
12 13 (27.08%) Windows 8
13 12 (25.00%) VMware ESX
14 11 (22.92%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
14 11 (22.92%) DHCP
14 11 (22.92%) DNS
14 11 (22.92%) MS Office
15 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
15 10 (20.83%) IIS
16 9 (18.75%) Citrix
16 9 (18.75%) vSphere
17 8 (16.67%) Clustering
17 8 (16.67%) Internet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) SharePoint
3 10 (20.83%) IIS
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (12.50%) Lync
5 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.33%) Apache
7 2 (4.17%) SAS
8 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) SAN
2 11 (22.92%) DHCP
2 11 (22.92%) DNS
3 8 (16.67%) Internet
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.50%) NAS
5 5 (10.42%) LTE
5 5 (10.42%) GPRS
5 5 (10.42%) GSM
5 5 (10.42%) PSTN
5 5 (10.42%) 3G
5 5 (10.42%) SS7
6 4 (8.33%) Firewall
7 3 (6.25%) VoIP
7 3 (6.25%) SMTP
7 3 (6.25%) SNMP
8 2 (4.17%) Wireless
8 2 (4.17%) VLAN
8 2 (4.17%) MPLS
8 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Desktop Support
3 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) FMCG
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 13 (27.08%) Windows 8
7 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.25%) CentOS
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Change Control
3 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) MVC
7 1 (2.08%) Web Development
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (18.75%) vSphere
5 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (54.17%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Dell
5 6 (12.50%) EMC
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle
7 3 (6.25%) Avaya
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) Remedy
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