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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.59% 2.26% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.86% 5.88% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £65,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.76% +85.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £65,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £43,000
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
74 68 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 44.31% 38.42% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 80
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
5 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
6 20 (55.56%) Windows 7
7 19 (52.78%) DV Cleared
8 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 18 (50.00%) ITIL
9 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
9 17 (47.22%) SCCM
9 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (36.11%) Skype for Business
10 13 (36.11%) SCOM
10 13 (36.11%) DHCP
10 13 (36.11%) Linux
11 11 (30.56%) DNS
12 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
12 9 (25.00%) Degree
13 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
13 8 (22.22%) SCVMM
13 8 (22.22%) DFS Replication
13 8 (22.22%) vSphere
13 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (22.22%) SCDPM
13 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
13 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 8 (22.22%) VMware

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (36.11%) Skype for Business
3 6 (16.67%) Apache
3 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DHCP
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (13.89%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Server Support
2 5 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
1 3 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Physics
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Unix
8 3 (8.33%) CentOS
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
1 5 (13.89%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.89%) MCP
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) DFS Replication
2 8 (22.22%) vSphere
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) Dovecot
5 3 (8.33%) Postfix
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) SCCM
2 13 (36.11%) SCOM
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (22.22%) SCDPM
3 8 (22.22%) SCVMM
4 6 (16.67%) SCOrch
4 6 (16.67%) SCSM
4 6 (16.67%) WSUS
5 4 (11.11%) OpenView
6 3 (8.33%) cPanel
6 3 (8.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Sophos
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) AppSense
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy