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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 88 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.43% 7.73% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.14% 20.23% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 74 37
Average salary £38,000 £30,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.61% -24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
313 435 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.25% 38.19% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 224 335 258
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -28 19 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Cirencester +6 7 £30,000 +71.42%
Gloucester -7 7 £47,500 +86.27%
Dursley - 1 £18,500 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £28,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (86.25%) Windows Server
3 68 (85.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (72.50%) VMware
5 45 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
7 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
8 31 (38.75%) Firewall
9 30 (37.50%) Citrix
10 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (32.50%) VPN
12 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
13 24 (30.00%) XenApp
14 23 (28.75%) SCCM
15 22 (27.50%) Linux
15 22 (27.50%) vSphere
16 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
17 19 (23.75%) IIS
17 19 (23.75%) XenDesktop
18 18 (22.50%) Advertising
19 17 (21.25%) SQL
19 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
19 17 (21.25%) Windows 10
20 15 (18.75%) MySQL
20 15 (18.75%) Apache
20 15 (18.75%) LAMP
21 14 (17.50%) Internet
21 14 (17.50%) Cisco
21 14 (17.50%) Hyper-V
22 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.75%) IIS
3 15 (18.75%) Apache
4 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.50%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) Firewall
2 26 (32.50%) VPN
3 14 (17.50%) Internet
4 13 (16.25%) SAN
5 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.50%) DHCP
6 10 (12.50%) DNS
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.50%) SMTP
9 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.25%) HTTP
9 1 (1.25%) LAN
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
9 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) ClearQuest
1 3 (3.75%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.75%) MSI
1 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (22.50%) Advertising
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Support Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 16 (20.00%) IT Support
5 15 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (11.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 9 (11.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (11.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) Citrix Support
10 7 (8.75%) Senior IT Support
10 7 (8.75%) Senior Support Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) Analyst
11 6 (7.50%) Citrix Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) LAMP
2 6 (7.50%) .NET
3 5 (6.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.00%) XML
5 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.25%) COM
7 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) EqualLogic
3 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) iPad
5 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) Physics
6 2 (2.50%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (86.25%) Windows Server
3 68 (85.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (27.50%) Linux
6 17 (21.25%) Windows 10
6 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.50%) CentOS
8 7 (8.75%) FreeNAS
9 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.50%) Unix
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
3 7 (8.75%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (8.75%) Patch Management
4 6 (7.50%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.75%) SDLC
6 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.25%) Coaching
7 1 (1.25%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.25%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.25%) Service Management
7 1 (1.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) Perl
2 13 (16.25%) Python
3 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.50%) Java
5 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) MCSE
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) CCNA
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.00%) MCITP
4 4 (5.00%) MCP
5 3 (3.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (30.00%) XenApp
4 22 (27.50%) vSphere
5 19 (23.75%) XenDesktop
6 14 (17.50%) Hyper-V
7 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.50%) Dovecot
8 2 (2.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) SCCM
2 9 (11.25%) WSUS
3 4 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) cPanel
4 2 (2.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 58 (72.50%) VMware
2 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 30 (37.50%) Citrix
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco
5 13 (16.25%) Dell
6 12 (15.00%) HP
7 8 (10.00%) Apple
7 8 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.25%) AppSense
9 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) IBM
10 2 (2.50%) Veeam
11 1 (1.25%) F5
11 1 (1.25%) Google
11 1 (1.25%) Sage
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Strike IT Services
Salary: £42k + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday