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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.71% 6.66% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 18.37% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 32
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
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
318 332 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.62% 36.24% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 258 272 205
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +4 23 £33,500 +34.00% 3
Cheltenham -15 18 £35,000 -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (64.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (51.06%) VMware
3 72 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (50.35%) Microsoft
5 66 (46.81%) Active Directory
6 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (36.88%) Citrix
8 46 (32.62%) SCCM
9 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
10 41 (29.08%) SQL
11 35 (24.82%) Windows 7
12 32 (22.70%) SAN
12 32 (22.70%) Finance
13 31 (21.99%) MS Office
13 31 (21.99%) MS Exchange
14 30 (21.28%) Hyper-V
15 29 (20.57%) IIS
16 27 (19.15%) ITIL
17 25 (17.73%) Linux
18 23 (16.31%) Clustering
18 23 (16.31%) Advertising
19 22 (15.60%) MS Excel
19 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
19 22 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
19 22 (15.60%) Windows 2000 Server
20 21 (14.89%) DNS
20 21 (14.89%) Cisco
20 21 (14.89%) Firewall
21 20 (14.18%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (21.99%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.57%) IIS
3 20 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.67%) Lync
8 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (4.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.71%) SAS
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 31 (21.99%) MS Office
2 22 (15.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.70%) SAN
2 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
3 21 (14.89%) DNS
3 21 (14.89%) Firewall
4 20 (14.18%) DHCP
5 17 (12.06%) Internet
6 12 (8.51%) WAN
7 11 (7.80%) LAN
8 9 (6.38%) MPLS
8 9 (6.38%) Wireless
9 8 (5.67%) SMTP
10 7 (4.96%) VoIP
10 7 (4.96%) VPN
10 7 (4.96%) VLAN
10 7 (4.96%) NAS
10 7 (4.96%) 3G
11 5 (3.55%) SS7
11 5 (3.55%) LTE
11 5 (3.55%) PSTN
11 5 (3.55%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.26%) MySQL
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (22.70%) Finance
2 23 (16.31%) Advertising
3 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (41.84%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) Technical Support
3 22 (15.60%) IT Support
4 19 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (12.77%) Support Analyst
5 18 (12.77%) Desktop Support
5 18 (12.77%) Analyst
6 15 (10.64%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) DBA
9 10 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (7.09%) SQL DBA
9 10 (7.09%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) .NET
2 12 (8.51%) XML
3 10 (7.09%) COM
4 2 (1.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Clustering
2 13 (9.22%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.09%) N-Tier
5 9 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.55%) AS400
7 5 (3.55%) iSeries
7 5 (3.55%) LPAR
8 4 (2.84%) PDA
9 3 (2.13%) FMCG
10 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.71%) CMDB
10 1 (0.71%) Replication
10 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (64.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (24.82%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.73%) Linux
6 22 (15.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 19 (13.48%) Windows XP
8 18 (12.77%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.84%) CentOS
11 3 (2.13%) UNIX
11 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) ITIL
2 15 (10.64%) Data Protection
3 11 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.09%) Data Modelling
4 10 (7.09%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.38%) Migration
5 9 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.67%) Change Control
6 8 (5.67%) Change Management
6 8 (5.67%) SDLC
7 7 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.84%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.84%) Project Management
9 4 (2.84%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.13%) ERP
10 3 (2.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.08%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.96%) PHP
4 5 (3.55%) COBOL
5 4 (2.84%) Java
6 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.42%) Perl
7 2 (1.42%) VBScript
7 2 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.96%) MCSE
4 6 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) CCA
5 4 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (21.28%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.06%) vSphere
5 16 (11.35%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.96%) XenApp
6 7 (4.96%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.55%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.71%) Xen
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 46 (32.62%) SCCM
2 14 (9.93%) SCOM
3 10 (7.09%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.84%) vMotion
5 4 (2.84%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.71%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (51.06%) VMware
2 71 (50.35%) Microsoft
3 52 (36.88%) Citrix
4 21 (14.89%) Cisco
5 14 (9.93%) HP
6 8 (5.67%) Dell
7 6 (4.26%) EMC
7 6 (4.26%) IBM
7 6 (4.26%) Oracle
8 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.55%) Symantec
8 5 (3.55%) Veeam
8 5 (3.55%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.55%) Websense
9 3 (2.13%) Avaya
10 2 (1.42%) Remedy
10 2 (1.42%) SAP
11 1 (0.71%) Sophos
11 1 (0.71%) Brocade
11 1 (0.71%) IronPort
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