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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.86% 6.23% 2.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 12.06% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 10
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,550 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £80,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 141 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 31.43% 51.65% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 53 93 108
Average salary £35,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.41% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense