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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 81 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.92% 7.61% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.48% 20.51% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 71 48
Median salary £38,000 £31,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
327 395 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.85% 37.12% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 246 314 276
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,200 £52,100
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -26 18 £41,000 +28.12% 4
Gloucester -12 9 £38,250 +27.50% 1
Cirencester 0 2 £32,500 +85.71%
Dursley - 1 £18,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (87.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (84.93%) Windows Server
4 53 (72.60%) VMware
5 47 (64.38%) Active Directory
6 40 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
8 30 (41.10%) Firewall
9 29 (39.73%) Citrix
10 27 (36.99%) VPN
11 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (34.25%) XenApp
12 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
13 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
14 21 (28.77%) Linux
14 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
15 20 (27.40%) SCCM
16 18 (24.66%) XenDesktop
16 18 (24.66%) vSphere
17 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (21.92%) Windows 10
18 15 (20.55%) Advertising
18 15 (20.55%) IIS
19 14 (19.18%) MCSE
19 14 (19.18%) Cisco
19 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (19.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 13 (17.81%) Dell
20 13 (17.81%) SAN
21 12 (16.44%) Internet

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 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (20.55%) IIS
4 12 (16.44%) Apache
5 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) Firewall
2 27 (36.99%) VPN
3 13 (17.81%) SAN
4 12 (16.44%) Internet
5 10 (13.70%) DHCP
5 10 (13.70%) DNS
6 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.85%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.85%) LAN
8 4 (5.48%) WAN
9 2 (2.74%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.37%) HTTP
10 1 (1.37%) NAS
10 1 (1.37%) Network Security
10 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (20.55%) Advertising
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Support Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) IT Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) IT Support
5 12 (16.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (16.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 8 (10.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (10.96%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (10.96%) IT Manager
9 8 (10.96%) Senior IT Engineer
10 7 (9.59%) Senior IT Support
10 7 (9.59%) Senior Support Engineer
11 6 (8.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (6.85%) VMware Engineer
13 4 (5.48%) Analyst
13 4 (5.48%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) LAMP
2 5 (6.85%) Web Services
3 4 (5.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) COM
6 1 (1.37%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.59%) EqualLogic
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.48%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.11%) iPad
6 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.11%) Physics
7 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.37%) CMDB
8 1 (1.37%) Handset
8 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (87.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (84.93%) Windows Server
4 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (28.77%) Linux
5 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
6 16 (21.92%) Windows 10
7 10 (13.70%) CentOS
8 9 (12.33%) Windows 8
9 7 (9.59%) FreeNAS
10 2 (2.74%) Unix
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.59%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (9.59%) Patch Management
4 6 (8.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
4 6 (8.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.37%) Coaching
7 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.37%) Open Source
7 1 (1.37%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.37%) SDLC
7 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) Perl
2 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.07%) Python
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) MCSE
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) CCNA
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.85%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (64.38%) Active Directory
2 40 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (34.25%) XenApp
4 18 (24.66%) vSphere
4 18 (24.66%) XenDesktop
5 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
6 10 (13.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) SCCM
2 9 (12.33%) WSUS
3 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) cPanel
4 1 (1.37%) Plesk
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (72.60%) VMware
2 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
3 29 (39.73%) Citrix
4 14 (19.18%) Cisco
5 13 (17.81%) Dell
6 12 (16.44%) HP
7 8 (10.96%) Apple
8 7 (9.59%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.48%) AppSense
9 4 (5.48%) Veeam
10 3 (4.11%) IBM
10 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.37%) Google
11 1 (1.37%) Sage
11 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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