The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.67% 4.28% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.37% 15.22% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 67
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
332 230 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.28% 28.12% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 272 207 395
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows Server 2008
South West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 31 £37,000 +13.84% 2
Gloucester +1 13 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Cirencester +19 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Stroud +4 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Tewkesbury - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 51 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
5 42 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 40 (39.22%) SQL
6 40 (39.22%) Active Directory
7 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
8 36 (35.29%) Windows 7
9 34 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (32.35%) VMware
11 32 (31.37%) MS Office
12 31 (30.39%) Firewall
13 29 (28.43%) VPN
14 28 (27.45%) Finance
15 27 (26.47%) Telecoms
16 25 (24.51%) XML
17 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (22.55%) HTML
19 21 (20.59%) Linux
20 20 (19.61%) CSS
20 20 (19.61%) .NET
20 20 (19.61%) C#
20 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
20 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET
20 20 (19.61%) XQuery
20 20 (19.61%) SMTP
20 20 (19.61%) FTP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (14.71%) IIS
5 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 32 (31.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.39%) Firewall
2 29 (28.43%) VPN
3 20 (19.61%) SMTP
3 20 (19.61%) FTP
4 18 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.65%) LAN
5 16 (15.69%) WAN
5 16 (15.69%) Internet
6 9 (8.82%) DNS
7 7 (6.86%) Network Security
7 7 (6.86%) DHCP
8 5 (4.90%) SAN
9 4 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.98%) IPv4
10 1 (0.98%) IPv6
10 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (19.61%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 27 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) French Language
3 6 (5.88%) German Language
3 6 (5.88%) Italian Language
3 6 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) .NET Developer
1 20 (19.61%) Software Developer
1 20 (19.61%) Developer
1 20 (19.61%) .NET Software Developer
2 17 (16.67%) Analyst
2 17 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.75%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) IT Support
5 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Help Desk Technician
6 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (4.90%) Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) Junior
7 4 (3.92%) Graduate
7 4 (3.92%) Support Technician
7 4 (3.92%) Junior Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) XML
2 23 (22.55%) HTML
3 20 (19.61%) CSS
3 20 (19.61%) .NET
3 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (2.94%) Web Services
5 2 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.82%) Firmware
3 7 (6.86%) Digital Media
3 7 (6.86%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.92%) Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) iPad
5 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.96%) EPoS
6 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.96%) AS400
6 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.96%) LPAR
7 1 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.98%) Handset
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 34 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (20.59%) Linux
6 17 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 13 (12.75%) Windows 8
8 10 (9.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.96%) UNIX
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.98%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) Mobile Application Development
2 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (5.88%) Time Management
5 6 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 5 (4.90%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (4.90%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.92%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (2.94%) Network Management
8 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.94%) Migration
8 3 (2.94%) Service Management
8 3 (2.94%) CRM
8 3 (2.94%) Data Modelling
9 2 (1.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.22%) SQL
2 20 (19.61%) C#
2 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.61%) XQuery
2 20 (19.61%) XPath
3 5 (4.90%) Java
4 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.96%) VBScript
5 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) MCSE
3 6 (5.88%) HND
3 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) MCP
5 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.92%) MCTS
5 4 (3.92%) MCITP
6 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.98%) MCSM
8 1 (0.98%) LPIC
8 1 (0.98%) CCENT
8 1 (0.98%) RHCE
8 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.84%) vSphere
3 8 (7.84%) XenApp
4 4 (3.92%) Squid
4 4 (3.92%) qmail
5 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (19.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.98%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 75 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.35%) VMware
3 16 (15.69%) HP
4 15 (14.71%) Citrix
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco
6 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.92%) Apple
7 4 (3.92%) Symantec
8 3 (2.94%) Sage
9 2 (1.96%) Websense
9 2 (1.96%) AppSense
9 2 (1.96%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.98%) Vizioncore
10 1 (0.98%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.98%) Mitel
10 1 (0.98%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.98%) McAfee
10 1 (0.98%) IBM
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k car allowance
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