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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 80 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.90% 6.36% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 18.93% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 37
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £42,500 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
360 317 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.54% 33.62% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 289 271 236
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Gloucester +14 31 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Cheltenham +7 31 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Cirencester -1 3 £17,500 -41.66%
Stroud -4 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (67.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 79 (54.11%) VMware
4 74 (50.68%) Microsoft
5 72 (49.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (45.21%) Active Directory
7 64 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (39.04%) Citrix
9 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
10 48 (32.88%) SCCM
11 46 (31.51%) SQL
12 40 (27.40%) MS Office
13 37 (25.34%) SAN
14 35 (23.97%) Hyper-V
15 34 (23.29%) Finance
15 34 (23.29%) MS Exchange
16 33 (22.60%) IIS
17 31 (21.23%) Windows 7
18 27 (18.49%) TCP/IP
19 26 (17.81%) Clustering
20 25 (17.12%) Advertising
20 25 (17.12%) Firewall
20 25 (17.12%) Linux
21 24 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2007
22 23 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (15.75%) ITIL
23 22 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
24 21 (14.38%) Cisco
25 20 (13.70%) DNS
25 20 (13.70%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 33 (22.60%) IIS
3 24 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (5.48%) Lync
7 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.11%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (4.11%) Apache
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 40 (27.40%) MS Office
2 20 (13.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.34%) SAN
2 27 (18.49%) TCP/IP
3 25 (17.12%) Firewall
4 20 (13.70%) DNS
5 18 (12.33%) WAN
6 17 (11.64%) DHCP
7 16 (10.96%) Internet
8 15 (10.27%) LAN
9 13 (8.90%) Wireless
10 11 (7.53%) VPN
11 10 (6.85%) VLAN
12 9 (6.16%) MPLS
13 8 (5.48%) SMTP
14 7 (4.79%) 3G
14 7 (4.79%) NAS
14 7 (4.79%) NetScaler
15 6 (4.11%) VoIP
16 5 (3.42%) PSTN
16 5 (3.42%) GPRS
16 5 (3.42%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (13.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.11%) MySQL
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
2 25 (17.12%) Advertising
3 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.74%) Back Office
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (39.73%) Support Engineer
2 27 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.75%) IT Support
4 19 (13.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (12.33%) Technical Support
5 18 (12.33%) Desktop Support
6 16 (10.96%) DBA
6 16 (10.96%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (10.27%) Support Analyst
7 15 (10.27%) Analyst
7 15 (10.27%) SQL DBA
8 13 (8.90%) SQL Server DBA
9 12 (8.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.48%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 7 (4.79%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) COM
2 11 (7.53%) .NET
3 9 (6.16%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Clustering
2 18 (12.33%) Client/Server
3 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.27%) N-Tier
5 14 (9.59%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.11%) PDA
8 5 (3.42%) AS400
8 5 (3.42%) iSeries
8 5 (3.42%) LPAR
9 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.37%) FMCG
9 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.68%) PMI
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (67.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (49.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (21.23%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.12%) Linux
6 19 (13.01%) Windows XP
7 18 (12.33%) Windows 8
7 18 (12.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.74%) CentOS
10 3 (2.05%) UNIX
10 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) ITIL
2 19 (13.01%) Data Protection
3 16 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (10.27%) Data Modelling
5 14 (9.59%) Migration
5 14 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.48%) SDLC
9 7 (4.79%) Change Control
9 7 (4.79%) Change Management
9 7 (4.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.11%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.42%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.42%) Project Management
12 4 (2.74%) Incident Management
13 3 (2.05%) Time Management
13 3 (2.05%) High Availability
13 3 (2.05%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.51%) SQL
2 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.79%) PHP
4 5 (3.42%) COBOL
5 4 (2.74%) Java
6 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.37%) Perl
7 2 (1.37%) VBScript
7 2 (1.37%) Python
7 2 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.16%) MCSE
4 8 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.79%) CCA
5 7 (4.79%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) Degree
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (45.21%) Active Directory
2 64 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (23.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.01%) VMware ESX
5 17 (11.64%) vSphere
6 11 (7.53%) XenDesktop
6 11 (7.53%) XenApp
7 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.74%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (32.88%) SCCM
2 16 (10.96%) SCOM
3 14 (9.59%) Backup Exec
4 9 (6.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (5.48%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.42%) vMotion
7 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.68%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 79 (54.11%) VMware
2 74 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 57 (39.04%) Citrix
4 21 (14.38%) Cisco
5 14 (9.59%) HP
6 9 (6.16%) Symantec
6 9 (6.16%) Websense
6 9 (6.16%) Veeam
7 8 (5.48%) Dell
8 6 (4.11%) EMC
8 6 (4.11%) IBM
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle
9 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.42%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.37%) Brocade
10 2 (1.37%) Avaya
10 2 (1.37%) Sophos
10 2 (1.37%) SAP
11 1 (0.68%) Remedy
11 1 (0.68%) NetApp
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £42000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary package
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