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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 85 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.82% 8.01% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 21.74% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 53
Median salary £38,000 £31,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,850 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
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
339 391 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.98% 36.85% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 267 314 285
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -25 20 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Gloucester -5 16 £36,000 +71.42% 5
Dursley - 1 £18,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (88.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (87.18%) Windows Server
4 55 (70.51%) VMware
5 54 (69.23%) Active Directory
6 43 (55.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
8 31 (39.74%) Firewall
8 31 (39.74%) Citrix
9 29 (37.18%) MS Exchange
9 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
10 28 (35.90%) VPN
11 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (33.33%) SCCM
12 24 (30.77%) XenApp
13 22 (28.21%) vSphere
13 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
14 21 (26.92%) Linux
15 19 (24.36%) Cisco
16 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
17 17 (21.79%) XenDesktop
18 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
18 16 (20.51%) Virtual Desktop
18 16 (20.51%) DHCP
19 15 (19.23%) DNS
19 15 (19.23%) MCSE
19 15 (19.23%) IIS
19 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (37.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (19.23%) IIS
4 11 (14.10%) Apache
4 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.74%) Firewall
2 28 (35.90%) VPN
3 16 (20.51%) DHCP
4 15 (19.23%) DNS
4 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 13 (16.67%) SAN
6 11 (14.10%) Internet
7 8 (10.26%) LAN
8 7 (8.97%) WAN
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.85%) Network Security
10 3 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.28%) HTTP
11 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.95%) Advertising
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Support Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) IT Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) IT Support
6 12 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (14.10%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (11.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 8 (10.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (10.26%) Senior IT Engineer
11 7 (8.97%) Analyst
11 7 (8.97%) IT Manager
11 7 (8.97%) Senior IT Support
11 7 (8.97%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (8.97%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) LAMP
2 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) COM
5 1 (1.28%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) EqualLogic
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (6.41%) iPad
4 4 (5.13%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.85%) Physics
6 2 (2.56%) Clustering
6 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) Handset
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (88.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (87.18%) Windows Server
4 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
5 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (26.92%) Linux
7 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
8 11 (14.10%) CentOS
9 10 (12.82%) Windows 8
10 7 (8.97%) FreeNAS
11 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.56%) Unix
13 1 (1.28%) Debian
13 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (14.10%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.97%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (8.97%) Patch Management
5 6 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.13%) Change Management
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.85%) Change Control
7 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.56%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 11 (14.10%) Perl
2 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.10%) Python
3 4 (5.13%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) MCSE
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.41%) MCITP
6 3 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) VCP5
7 1 (1.28%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 43 (55.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (30.77%) XenApp
4 22 (28.21%) vSphere
5 17 (21.79%) XenDesktop
6 16 (20.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 11 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.56%) DFS Replication
10 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (33.33%) SCCM
2 12 (15.38%) WSUS
3 4 (5.13%) SCOM
4 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) VMware
2 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.74%) Citrix
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco
5 12 (15.38%) Dell
5 12 (15.38%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Apple
7 7 (8.97%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.13%) AppSense
9 4 (5.13%) Veeam
10 3 (3.85%) CommVault
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.28%) Google
11 1 (1.28%) Sage
11 1 (1.28%) Symantec
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