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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.27% 6.31% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.19% 17.45% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 26
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,800
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
349 298 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.69% 36.17% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 273 241 181
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 25 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Cheltenham -19 17 £35,000 -4.10% 3
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (58.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (52.99%) Microsoft
4 68 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (44.78%) Active Directory
6 56 (41.79%) VMware
7 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
8 43 (32.09%) SQL
9 41 (30.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (29.10%) SCCM
11 37 (27.61%) Windows 7
12 36 (26.87%) Citrix
13 35 (26.12%) MS Exchange
14 34 (25.37%) Finance
15 33 (24.63%) IIS
15 33 (24.63%) ITIL
16 29 (21.64%) Linux
17 28 (20.90%) MS Office
18 27 (20.15%) SAN
19 23 (17.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 22 (16.42%) Windows 2000 Server
21 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
22 20 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
22 20 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
22 20 (14.93%) Firewall
22 20 (14.93%) MS Excel
22 20 (14.93%) DNS
23 19 (14.18%) TCP/IP
23 19 (14.18%) Cisco
24 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (26.12%) MS Exchange
2 33 (24.63%) IIS
3 20 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (10.45%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.46%) Lync
6 10 (7.46%) Apache
7 6 (4.48%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 28 (20.90%) MS Office
2 20 (14.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) SAN
2 20 (14.93%) DNS
2 20 (14.93%) Firewall
3 19 (14.18%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.43%) DHCP
5 14 (10.45%) Internet
6 8 (5.97%) LAN
6 8 (5.97%) VoIP
6 8 (5.97%) SMTP
7 7 (5.22%) NAS
7 7 (5.22%) WAN
7 7 (5.22%) 3G
7 7 (5.22%) MPLS
8 6 (4.48%) VPN
9 5 (3.73%) SS7
9 5 (3.73%) PSTN
9 5 (3.73%) GPRS
9 5 (3.73%) GSM
9 5 (3.73%) LTE
9 5 (3.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.73%) MySQL
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 34 (25.37%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Advertising
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.73%) Back Office
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (36.57%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.42%) Technical Support
3 19 (14.18%) Support Analyst
3 19 (14.18%) Analyst
3 19 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (12.69%) Desktop Support
4 17 (12.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (11.94%) IT Support
6 12 (8.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Administrator
7 10 (7.46%) DBA
7 10 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.72%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Technical Support Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) .NET
1 12 (8.96%) XML
2 9 (6.72%) COM
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) HTML
4 1 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Clustering
1 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.72%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.73%) AS400
6 5 (3.73%) iSeries
6 5 (3.73%) LPAR
7 3 (2.24%) FMCG
8 2 (1.49%) PDA
9 1 (0.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (58.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (27.61%) Windows 7
5 29 (21.64%) Linux
6 22 (16.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 17 (12.69%) Windows 8
7 17 (12.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.24%) CentOS
9 3 (2.24%) UNIX
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.63%) ITIL
2 15 (11.19%) Data Protection
3 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (6.72%) Change Control
4 9 (6.72%) Data Modelling
4 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
4 9 (6.72%) Change Management
5 8 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (5.97%) SDLC
6 7 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (5.22%) Migration
7 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.73%) Project Management
9 4 (2.99%) Line Management
10 3 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.24%) Time Management
10 3 (2.24%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.09%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.48%) PHP
4 5 (3.73%) COBOL
5 3 (2.24%) Java
5 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.49%) Perl
6 2 (1.49%) VBScript
6 2 (1.49%) Python
6 2 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.21%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.48%) MCSE
5 5 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.99%) CCNA
7 2 (1.49%) CCA
7 2 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.69%) vSphere
5 14 (10.45%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.48%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.99%) XenApp
9 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.49%) Xen
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 39 (29.10%) SCCM
2 13 (9.70%) SCOM
3 8 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.49%) vMotion
5 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.75%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (52.99%) Microsoft
2 56 (41.79%) VMware
3 36 (26.87%) Citrix
4 19 (14.18%) Cisco
5 13 (9.70%) HP
6 10 (7.46%) Dell
7 6 (4.48%) EMC
7 6 (4.48%) IBM
7 6 (4.48%) Oracle
8 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.99%) Remedy
8 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.24%) Websense
9 3 (2.24%) Veeam
9 3 (2.24%) Symantec
9 3 (2.24%) Avaya
10 1 (0.75%) NetApp
10 1 (0.75%) Sophos
10 1 (0.75%) IronPort
10 1 (0.75%) SAP
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