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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.60% 2.76% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.30% 8.77% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 8
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -29.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
133 57 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.36% 31.49% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 110 51 90
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) VMware
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (48.39%) SCCM
5 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (45.16%) SAN
7 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
8 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
9 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
10 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) IIS
11 9 (29.03%) Internet
11 9 (29.03%) vSphere
12 8 (25.81%) Clustering
12 8 (25.81%) MS Office
12 8 (25.81%) ITIL
12 8 (25.81%) Citrix
12 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (25.81%) SLA
13 7 (22.58%) Change Control
14 6 (19.35%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (19.35%) NAS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) IIS
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (19.35%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) Internet
3 6 (19.35%) NAS
4 5 (16.13%) LTE
4 5 (16.13%) 3G
4 5 (16.13%) SS7
4 5 (16.13%) GPRS
4 5 (16.13%) GSM
4 5 (16.13%) PSTN
5 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 3 (9.68%) SNMP
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 3 (9.68%) SMTP
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
6 3 (9.68%) Intranet
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Support Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Desktop Support
3 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
7 3 (9.68%) IT Support
8 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
5 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) CentOS
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Change Control
3 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
4 9 (29.03%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Dell
4 6 (19.35%) EMC
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago