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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.65% 4.49% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.68% 14.13% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 35
Average salary £34,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.92% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £33,146
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £45,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
370 276 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.06% 31.80% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 291 247 281
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Cheltenham +25 42 £33,500 -16.25% 5
Gloucester +3 7 £34,500 +25.45% 5
Cirencester +2 2 £35,500 +31.48%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (66.36%) Microsoft
3 71 (64.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (50.91%) Citrix
5 55 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 55 (50.00%) VMware
6 51 (46.36%) MS Office
7 45 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (37.27%) SQL
9 40 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (31.82%) SCCM
11 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
12 33 (30.00%) Finance
13 29 (26.36%) IIS
13 29 (26.36%) MS Exchange
13 29 (26.36%) Data Protection
14 28 (25.45%) Hyper-V
15 27 (24.55%) Client/Server
16 24 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (20.00%) TCP/IP
17 22 (20.00%) XenApp
18 21 (19.09%) N-Tier
18 21 (19.09%) SAN
18 21 (19.09%) Data Modelling
18 21 (19.09%) COM
18 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
19 20 (18.18%) Migration
19 20 (18.18%) DNS
19 20 (18.18%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (26.36%) IIS
1 29 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (10.00%) Lync
6 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.64%) Apache
8 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (46.36%) MS Office
2 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (19.09%) SAN
3 20 (18.18%) DNS
3 20 (18.18%) WAN
4 19 (17.27%) Firewall
5 18 (16.36%) DHCP
5 18 (16.36%) LAN
6 13 (11.82%) Wireless
7 12 (10.91%) VPN
8 10 (9.09%) VLAN
9 8 (7.27%) NetScaler
10 6 (5.45%) Internet
11 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 5 (4.55%) MPLS
12 4 (3.64%) Network Security
13 3 (2.73%) NAS
13 3 (2.73%) Intranet
13 3 (2.73%) SNMP
13 3 (2.73%) SMTP
14 2 (1.82%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) MySQL
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Advertising
3 2 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) DBA
3 21 (19.09%) SQL DBA
4 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (14.55%) Support Analyst
5 15 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
6 14 (12.73%) IT Support
7 10 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (8.18%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Administrator
10 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.36%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.36%) Help Desk Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Service Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) COM
2 8 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (3.64%) HTML
4 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.73%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.55%) Client/Server
2 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (19.09%) N-Tier
4 20 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (16.36%) Clustering
6 7 (6.36%) PDA
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.91%) Open Source
8 1 (0.91%) PMI
8 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (64.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.91%) Linux
6 11 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.73%) CentOS
8 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Data Protection
2 21 (19.09%) Data Modelling
3 20 (18.18%) Migration
3 20 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (12.73%) ITIL
5 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.45%) Service Management
8 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.64%) ERP
10 3 (2.73%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.73%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.73%) Time Management
10 3 (2.73%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (1.82%) Service Desk Management
11 2 (1.82%) Performance Testing
11 2 (1.82%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) SQL
2 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.18%) Java
4 3 (2.73%) Perl
4 3 (2.73%) PHP
4 3 (2.73%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.18%) MCSE
2 9 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.27%) CCA
3 8 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (6.36%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.55%) Degree
5 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) MCTS
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.91%) MCSA
8 1 (0.91%) CCSP
8 1 (0.91%) CCNP
8 1 (0.91%) CCIP
8 1 (0.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 55 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (25.45%) Hyper-V
4 22 (20.00%) XenApp
5 11 (10.00%) vSphere
6 10 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 10 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (8.18%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.91%) XenServer
9 1 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 35 (31.82%) SCCM
2 16 (14.55%) SCOM
3 11 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 11 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 10 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.55%) vMotion
6 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 73 (66.36%) Microsoft
2 56 (50.91%) Citrix
3 55 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (11.82%) Cisco
5 11 (10.00%) Symantec
5 11 (10.00%) Websense
6 10 (9.09%) Veeam
7 6 (5.45%) HP
8 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle
9 2 (1.82%) SAP
9 2 (1.82%) Brocade
9 2 (1.82%) Sophos
9 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.91%) F5
10 1 (0.91%) McAfee
10 1 (0.91%) AppSense
10 1 (0.91%) Dell
10 1 (0.91%) Juniper
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