The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 29 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 82 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.72% 4.90% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.76% 15.61% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 33
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2008
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
395 301 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.19% 31.39% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 315 271 283
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,000
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 Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +23 37 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Gloucester +8 27 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Cirencester +4 4 £17,500 -41.66%
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (70.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 78 (56.93%) VMware
4 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
5 68 (49.64%) Active Directory
6 66 (48.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (45.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (44.53%) Citrix
9 48 (35.04%) SQL Server
9 48 (35.04%) MS Office
10 47 (34.31%) SCCM
11 39 (28.47%) SQL
12 38 (27.74%) IIS
13 36 (26.28%) SAN
13 36 (26.28%) MS Exchange
14 34 (24.82%) Finance
14 34 (24.82%) Hyper-V
15 30 (21.90%) Windows 7
16 25 (18.25%) Clustering
16 25 (18.25%) Client/Server
16 25 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (18.25%) Data Protection
17 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2007
17 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (17.52%) TCP/IP
18 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
18 23 (16.79%) Advertising
18 23 (16.79%) Firewall
19 22 (16.06%) WAN
20 21 (15.33%) Performance Tuning

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 38 (27.74%) IIS
2 36 (26.28%) MS Exchange
3 25 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (7.30%) Lync
7 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.38%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.65%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (35.04%) MS Office
2 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.28%) SAN
2 24 (17.52%) TCP/IP
3 23 (16.79%) Firewall
4 22 (16.06%) WAN
5 19 (13.87%) DNS
6 18 (13.14%) LAN
7 16 (11.68%) DHCP
7 16 (11.68%) Internet
8 13 (9.49%) Wireless
9 11 (8.03%) VLAN
9 11 (8.03%) VPN
10 9 (6.57%) MPLS
11 8 (5.84%) NetScaler
12 7 (5.11%) NAS
12 7 (5.11%) 3G
13 5 (3.65%) PSTN
13 5 (3.65%) SMTP
13 5 (3.65%) GPRS
13 5 (3.65%) GSM
13 5 (3.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.92%) MySQL
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 23 (16.79%) Advertising
3 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (39.42%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (16.06%) IT Support
4 21 (15.33%) DBA
4 21 (15.33%) SQL DBA
5 19 (13.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (13.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 18 (13.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (11.68%) IT Support Engineer
8 15 (10.95%) Desktop Support
9 13 (9.49%) Technical Support
10 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (7.30%) Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
13 8 (5.84%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Help Desk Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) COM
2 6 (4.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.19%) XML
4 2 (1.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Client/Server
1 25 (18.25%) Clustering
2 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (15.33%) N-Tier
4 20 (14.60%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (5.11%) PDA
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) iSeries
8 1 (0.73%) LPAR
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
8 1 (0.73%) PMI
8 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (70.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 66 (48.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (21.90%) Windows 7
5 19 (13.87%) Linux
6 17 (12.41%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.49%) Windows 8
8 10 (7.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.92%) CentOS
9 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Data Protection
2 21 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (15.33%) Data Modelling
3 20 (14.60%) Migration
3 20 (14.60%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (14.60%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (13.87%) ITIL
5 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (5.11%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.11%) Change Control
8 6 (4.38%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.38%) Change Management
9 5 (3.65%) Project Management
9 5 (3.65%) Service Management
9 5 (3.65%) SDLC
10 4 (2.92%) ERP
11 3 (2.19%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.38%) Java
4 5 (3.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.73%) COBOL
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) Perl
5 1 (0.73%) VBScript
5 1 (0.73%) Python
5 1 (0.73%) Ruby
5 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.03%) MCSE
3 10 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.84%) CCA
4 8 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.92%) Degree
6 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.73%) MCP
8 1 (0.73%) MCSA
8 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.73%) MCTS
8 1 (0.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (49.64%) Active Directory
2 63 (45.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (24.82%) Hyper-V
4 21 (15.33%) VMware ESX
5 17 (12.41%) vSphere
6 13 (9.49%) XenApp
7 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (8.03%) XenDesktop
7 11 (8.03%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.92%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (34.31%) SCCM
2 17 (12.41%) Backup Exec
3 16 (11.68%) SCOM
4 11 (8.03%) SCVMM
4 11 (8.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.65%) vMotion
6 3 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.73%) WSUS
8 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 78 (56.93%) VMware
2 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
3 61 (44.53%) Citrix
4 17 (12.41%) Cisco
5 15 (10.95%) HP
6 11 (8.03%) Symantec
6 11 (8.03%) Websense
6 11 (8.03%) Veeam
7 6 (4.38%) Dell
7 6 (4.38%) EMC
8 5 (3.65%) Oracle
8 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.19%) Sophos
10 3 (2.19%) SAP
11 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.46%) Brocade
12 1 (0.73%) IronPort
12 1 (0.73%) F5
12 1 (0.73%) McAfee
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