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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 59 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.64% 4.33% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.38% 15.38% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 68
Average salary £32,250 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £16,000 £28,350
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
321 234 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.11% 28.16% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 266 210 388
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 £21,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 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 23 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 +6 30 £37,000 +34.54% 2
Gloucester -3 13 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Cirencester +24 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Stroud +6 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 23 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (76.53%) Microsoft
3 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (43.88%) Active Directory
4 43 (43.88%) MS Excel
5 42 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 39 (39.80%) SQL Server
7 38 (38.78%) SQL
8 36 (36.73%) Windows 7
9 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (33.67%) VMware
10 32 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (31.63%) MS Office
12 30 (30.61%) Firewall
13 28 (28.57%) VPN
14 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
15 24 (24.49%) Finance
16 23 (23.47%) XML
16 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (23.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (21.43%) HTML
17 21 (21.43%) Linux
18 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (18.37%) XQuery
19 18 (18.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 18 (18.37%) LAN
19 18 (18.37%) SMTP
19 18 (18.37%) FTP
19 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
19 18 (18.37%) CSS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 42 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 23 (23.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (15.31%) IIS
5 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (43.88%) MS Excel
2 31 (31.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.61%) Firewall
2 28 (28.57%) VPN
3 18 (18.37%) LAN
3 18 (18.37%) SMTP
3 18 (18.37%) FTP
3 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
4 16 (16.33%) WAN
4 16 (16.33%) Internet
5 11 (11.22%) DNS
6 9 (9.18%) DHCP
7 7 (7.14%) Network Security
8 4 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (4.08%) SAN
9 1 (1.02%) VoIP
9 1 (1.02%) IPv4
9 1 (1.02%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.80%) SQL Server
2 32 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
2 24 (24.49%) Finance
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%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Software Developer
1 18 (18.37%) Developer
1 18 (18.37%) .NET Developer
1 18 (18.37%) .NET Software Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) IT Support
5 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Technician
7 4 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.08%) Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Graduate
7 4 (4.08%) Junior
8 3 (3.06%) DBA
8 3 (3.06%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.47%) XML
2 21 (21.43%) HTML
3 18 (18.37%) .NET
3 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 18 (18.37%) CSS
4 3 (3.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.22%) Firmware
3 7 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.12%) Clustering
5 4 (4.08%) iPad
6 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.04%) EPoS
7 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.02%) Open Source
8 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.02%) Handset
8 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (36.73%) Windows 7
4 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (21.43%) Linux
6 17 (17.35%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.27%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) Mobile Application Development
2 16 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (15.31%) ITIL
3 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
4 12 (12.24%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.12%) Time Management
5 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.10%) Software Deployment
7 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.08%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.06%) CRM
8 3 (3.06%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.04%) Network Management
9 2 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.04%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.78%) SQL
2 18 (18.37%) C#
2 18 (18.37%) XQuery
2 18 (18.37%) XPath
2 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.20%) Degree
3 9 (9.18%) MCSE
4 6 (6.12%) HND
4 6 (6.12%) MCTS
4 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) MCITP
6 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) MCP
6 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.06%) MCSA
8 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.02%) CCNP
9 1 (1.02%) CCNA
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.02%) MCSM
9 1 (1.02%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.08%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (43.88%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.20%) vSphere
4 8 (8.16%) XenApp
5 4 (4.08%) Squid
5 4 (4.08%) qmail
6 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
4 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 75 (76.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.67%) VMware
3 17 (17.35%) HP
3 17 (17.35%) Citrix
4 12 (12.24%) Cisco
5 4 (4.08%) Symantec
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) Apple
6 3 (3.06%) Sage
6 3 (3.06%) TOWER Software
7 2 (2.04%) AppSense
7 2 (2.04%) Websense
8 1 (1.02%) McAfee
8 1 (1.02%) Mitel
8 1 (1.02%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.02%) Vizioncore
8 1 (1.02%) Trustwave
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday