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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 86 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.78% 4.93% 4.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.24% 15.79% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 74 45 27
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £42,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
425 285 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 38.43% 31.25% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 329 262 284
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,000 £46,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +22 44 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Gloucester +8 25 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cirencester - 4 £17,500 -
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (72.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
4 76 (55.47%) VMware
5 64 (46.72%) Active Directory
6 61 (44.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (43.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (43.80%) Citrix
8 50 (36.50%) MS Office
9 47 (34.31%) SQL Server
10 45 (32.85%) SCCM
11 41 (29.93%) SQL
11 41 (29.93%) Finance
12 38 (27.74%) IIS
13 37 (27.01%) MS Exchange
14 36 (26.28%) SAN
15 33 (24.09%) Client/Server
15 33 (24.09%) Data Protection
15 33 (24.09%) Hyper-V
16 28 (20.44%) Windows 7
17 27 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (17.52%) Performance Tuning
18 24 (17.52%) N-Tier
18 24 (17.52%) Data Modelling
18 24 (17.52%) COM
18 24 (17.52%) T-SQL
18 24 (17.52%) Clustering
19 23 (16.79%) Migration
19 23 (16.79%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (27.74%) IIS
2 37 (27.01%) MS Exchange
3 27 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (7.30%) Lync
7 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.65%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.92%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (36.50%) MS Office
2 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.28%) SAN
2 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
2 22 (16.06%) WAN
3 21 (15.33%) Firewall
4 18 (13.14%) DNS
4 18 (13.14%) LAN
5 15 (10.95%) DHCP
6 13 (9.49%) Internet
6 13 (9.49%) Wireless
7 11 (8.03%) VLAN
7 11 (8.03%) VPN
8 9 (6.57%) MPLS
9 8 (5.84%) NetScaler
9 8 (5.84%) NAS
10 6 (4.38%) 3G
11 5 (3.65%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.92%) LTE
12 4 (2.92%) SS7
12 4 (2.92%) SNMP
12 4 (2.92%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.65%) MySQL
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (29.93%) Finance
2 21 (15.33%) Advertising
3 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (37.23%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.52%) DBA
2 24 (17.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.52%) SQL DBA
3 20 (14.60%) IT Support
4 19 (13.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (13.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 18 (13.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (12.41%) Technical Support
7 14 (10.22%) Desktop Support
7 14 (10.22%) Analyst
7 14 (10.22%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
9 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Help Desk Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 7 (5.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.52%) COM
2 6 (4.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.09%) Client/Server
2 27 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (17.52%) N-Tier
3 24 (17.52%) Clustering
4 23 (16.79%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (5.11%) PDA
6 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) PMI
7 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (72.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 60 (43.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (20.44%) Windows 7
5 17 (12.41%) Linux
6 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
7 14 (10.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (8.76%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.92%) CentOS
9 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) Data Protection
2 24 (17.52%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (17.52%) Data Modelling
3 23 (16.79%) Migration
3 23 (16.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 23 (16.79%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (13.14%) ITIL
5 13 (9.49%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.38%) Change Control
9 5 (3.65%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.65%) Change Management
9 5 (3.65%) Service Management
10 4 (2.92%) ERP
10 4 (2.92%) Project Management
11 3 (2.19%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.46%) Network Design
12 2 (1.46%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.93%) SQL
2 24 (17.52%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.03%) Java
4 4 (2.92%) PHP
5 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.46%) Perl
6 2 (1.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.03%) MCSE
3 10 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.84%) CCA
4 8 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.92%) Degree
9 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) MCP
11 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.73%) MCTS
11 1 (0.73%) MCITP
11 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (46.72%) Active Directory
2 61 (44.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (24.09%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.87%) VMware ESX
5 15 (10.95%) vSphere
6 13 (9.49%) XenApp
7 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (8.03%) XenDesktop
7 11 (8.03%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.92%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (32.85%) SCCM
2 17 (12.41%) Backup Exec
3 16 (11.68%) SCOM
4 11 (8.03%) SCVMM
4 11 (8.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.65%) vMotion
6 3 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.73%) WSUS
8 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
2 76 (55.47%) VMware
3 60 (43.80%) Citrix
4 17 (12.41%) Cisco
5 14 (10.22%) HP
6 11 (8.03%) Symantec
6 11 (8.03%) Veeam
6 11 (8.03%) Websense
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle
8 5 (3.65%) Dell
8 5 (3.65%) EMC
8 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.19%) SAP
10 3 (2.19%) Sophos
11 2 (1.46%) Brocade
11 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.73%) IronPort
12 1 (0.73%) AppSense
12 1 (0.73%) McAfee
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