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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 28 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.34% 3.41% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.73% 13.73% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 62
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,800 £43,400
UK excluding London average 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
299 204 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.77% 24.88% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 242 184 392
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +10 33 £37,000 +64.44% 1
Gloucester +3 11 £25,000 +2.04% 2
Stroud -3 1 £42,500 +65.04%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (71.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (51.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (48.00%) SQL
5 43 (43.00%) MS Excel
6 42 (42.00%) SQL Server
7 36 (36.00%) Finance
8 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
10 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (32.00%) MS Office
11 31 (31.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (31.00%) Windows 7
12 30 (30.00%) VMware
13 27 (27.00%) Firewall
14 26 (26.00%) Telecoms
14 26 (26.00%) XML
14 26 (26.00%) VPN
15 24 (24.00%) HTML
16 21 (21.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 21 (21.00%) C#
16 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
16 21 (21.00%) .NET
16 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET
16 21 (21.00%) CSS
16 21 (21.00%) XQuery
16 21 (21.00%) SMTP
16 21 (21.00%) FTP
16 21 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET 2.0

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.00%) IIS
4 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (43.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (32.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.00%) Firewall
2 26 (26.00%) VPN
3 21 (21.00%) SMTP
3 21 (21.00%) FTP
4 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (18.00%) LAN
5 16 (16.00%) WAN
6 15 (15.00%) Internet
7 8 (8.00%) DNS
8 7 (7.00%) DHCP
9 6 (6.00%) Network Security
10 4 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (3.00%) SAN
12 1 (1.00%) VoIP
12 1 (1.00%) IPv4
12 1 (1.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (21.00%) Relational Database
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (36.00%) Finance
2 26 (26.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.00%) French Language
3 6 (6.00%) German Language
3 6 (6.00%) Italian Language
3 6 (6.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Analyst
2 21 (21.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) Software Developer
2 21 (21.00%) .NET Developer
2 21 (21.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) IT Support
5 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Support Technician
6 7 (7.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) AS400 Support
7 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Technician
7 5 (5.00%) Junior
8 4 (4.00%) Graduate
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) XML
2 24 (24.00%) HTML
3 21 (21.00%) .NET
3 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 21 (21.00%) CSS
4 3 (3.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.00%) AS400
2 8 (8.00%) LPAR
3 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.00%) Firmware
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.00%) iSeries
5 4 (4.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) iPad
6 3 (3.00%) EPoS
7 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.00%) Statistics
8 1 (1.00%) Open Source
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (51.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (31.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (17.00%) Windows XP
6 16 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 16 (16.00%) Linux
7 14 (14.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.00%) UNIX
9 1 (1.00%) HPUX
9 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 14 (14.00%) ITIL
3 12 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (6.00%) Time Management
6 6 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.00%) CRM
9 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.00%) Migration
10 2 (2.00%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (2.00%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.00%) Project Management
11 1 (1.00%) Service Management
11 1 (1.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 21 (21.00%) C#
2 21 (21.00%) XQuery
2 21 (21.00%) XPath
2 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.00%) COBOL
3 5 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
4 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.00%) Degree
3 8 (8.00%) MCSE
4 6 (6.00%) HND
5 4 (4.00%) MCP
5 4 (4.00%) MCITP
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) MCTS
6 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) MCSA
7 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.00%) MCSM
8 1 (1.00%) CCENT
8 1 (1.00%) LPIC
8 1 (1.00%) CCNP
8 1 (1.00%) CCNA
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) XenApp
3 8 (8.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.00%) qmail
4 4 (4.00%) Squid
5 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.00%) WSUS
4 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 71 (71.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.00%) HP
3 16 (16.00%) Citrix
4 10 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (6.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.00%) Apple
7 4 (4.00%) Symantec
8 3 (3.00%) Sage
9 2 (2.00%) AppSense
9 2 (2.00%) Websense
9 2 (2.00%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.00%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.00%) Mitel
10 1 (1.00%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.00%) Vizioncore
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lechlade, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago