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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 21 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.01% 2.94% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.96% 12.28% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 53
Average salary £36,000 £23,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.19% -28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £16,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £38,750 £43,300
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
274 171 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.46% 23.95% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 224 156 396
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 18 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 18 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 +12 32 £36,500 +62.22% 3
Gloucester -5 3 £22,000 -12.00% 3
Cirencester +16 1 £27,350 -8.83%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (70.41%) Microsoft
3 49 (50.00%) SQL
4 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (43.88%) SQL Server
6 41 (41.84%) MS Excel
7 36 (36.73%) Finance
8 34 (34.69%) MS Exchange
9 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
10 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (31.63%) MS Office
11 31 (31.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (30.61%) Windows 7
13 28 (28.57%) VMware
14 26 (26.53%) XML
14 26 (26.53%) Telecoms
15 25 (25.51%) HTML
16 24 (24.49%) VPN
16 24 (24.49%) Firewall
17 22 (22.45%) SMTP
17 22 (22.45%) C#
17 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET
17 22 (22.45%) .NET
17 22 (22.45%) CSS
18 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
18 21 (21.43%) FTP
18 21 (21.43%) XQuery
18 21 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 21 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (21.43%) XPath

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 34 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.29%) IIS
4 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (41.84%) MS Excel
2 31 (31.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Sage 200
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.49%) VPN
1 24 (24.49%) Firewall
2 22 (22.45%) SMTP
3 21 (21.43%) FTP
4 18 (18.37%) LAN
5 16 (16.33%) WAN
5 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
6 15 (15.31%) Internet
7 9 (9.18%) DNS
8 8 (8.16%) DHCP
9 6 (6.12%) Network Security
10 4 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.04%) SAN
12 1 (1.02%) IPv4
12 1 (1.02%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (36.73%) Finance
2 26 (26.53%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) French Language
3 6 (6.12%) German Language
3 6 (6.12%) Italian Language
3 6 (6.12%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Analyst
2 22 (22.45%) Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 21 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 20 (20.41%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) IT Support
6 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) AS400 Support
7 7 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Technician
8 5 (5.10%) Junior
9 4 (4.08%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Graduate
9 4 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) XML
2 25 (25.51%) HTML
3 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.45%) .NET
3 22 (22.45%) CSS
4 21 (21.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (2.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.16%) AS400
2 8 (8.16%) LPAR
3 5 (5.10%) iSeries
3 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.10%) Firmware
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) EPoS
6 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.04%) iPad
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.02%) Open Source
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (30.61%) Windows 7
5 17 (17.35%) Windows XP
5 17 (17.35%) Windows 8
6 15 (15.31%) Linux
7 14 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.04%) UNIX
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.02%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
2 13 (13.27%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (6.12%) Time Management
6 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.10%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.06%) CRM
8 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.04%) Migration
9 2 (2.04%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.04%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.02%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.02%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (22.45%) C#
3 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.43%) XQuery
3 21 (21.43%) XPath
4 5 (5.10%) COBOL
4 5 (5.10%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.20%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) MCSE
4 6 (6.12%) HND
5 4 (4.08%) MCSA
5 4 (4.08%) MCP
5 4 (4.08%) MCITP
5 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.04%) MCTS
7 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) CCENT
8 1 (1.02%) LPIC
8 1 (1.02%) MCSM
8 1 (1.02%) RHCE
8 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.08%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) XenApp
4 6 (6.12%) vSphere
5 4 (4.08%) Squid
5 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.08%) qmail
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 69 (70.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.57%) VMware
3 15 (15.31%) HP
4 14 (14.29%) Citrix
5 11 (11.22%) Cisco
6 6 (6.12%) IBM
7 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.08%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) Sage
10 2 (2.04%) Websense
10 2 (2.04%) Apple
11 1 (1.02%) Vizioncore
11 1 (1.02%) Trustwave
11 1 (1.02%) Dell
11 1 (1.02%) McAfee
11 1 (1.02%) TOWER Software
11 1 (1.02%) AppSense
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago