The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 114 112 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.38% 4.72% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.97% 16.82% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 112 77 114
Average salary £36,875 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £60,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
601 666 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.35% 28.07% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 543 456 534
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Reading region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (57.49%) Windows Server
3 133 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 132 (53.44%) Cisco
5 122 (49.39%) VMware
6 117 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 115 (46.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 112 (45.34%) Microsoft
9 93 (37.65%) Linux
10 92 (37.25%) ITIL
11 91 (36.84%) Firewall
12 82 (33.20%) MS Exchange
13 81 (32.79%) TCP/IP
14 77 (31.17%) Unix
15 73 (29.55%) Solaris
16 70 (28.34%) CheckPoint
17 66 (26.72%) Juniper
18 65 (26.32%) Windows 2000
19 64 (25.91%) Palo Alto
19 64 (25.91%) F5
20 63 (25.51%) Risk Management
20 63 (25.51%) Information Security
20 63 (25.51%) Blue Coat
20 63 (25.51%) Sourcefire
20 63 (25.51%) Crossbeam
21 56 (22.67%) Hyper-V
22 54 (21.86%) German Language
23 52 (21.05%) HP
24 51 (20.65%) DNS
24 51 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 82 (33.20%) MS Exchange
2 51 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (14.57%) Lync
4 22 (8.91%) IIS
5 11 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.02%) Apache
7 5 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.10%) Office 365
2 4 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 91 (36.84%) Firewall
2 81 (32.79%) TCP/IP
3 51 (20.65%) DNS
4 41 (16.60%) DHCP
5 31 (12.55%) SAN
6 19 (7.69%) LAN
6 19 (7.69%) Wireless
7 15 (6.07%) WAN
8 14 (5.67%) VPN
9 13 (5.26%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.64%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.43%) FTP
11 6 (2.43%) NAS
11 6 (2.43%) Skype
11 6 (2.43%) VLAN
12 5 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (2.02%) HTTP
12 5 (2.02%) Internet
12 5 (2.02%) SMTP
12 5 (2.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.64%) MySQL
4 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
General
1 54 (21.86%) German Language
2 46 (18.62%) French Language
3 7 (2.83%) Advertising
4 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.62%) Finance
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.51%) Support Engineer
2 56 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (19.03%) Security Engineer
4 30 (12.15%) Juniper Engineer
4 30 (12.15%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (12.15%) Technical Engineer
5 27 (10.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (10.93%) IT Engineer
6 25 (10.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (9.72%) Analyst
7 24 (9.72%) IT Support
8 22 (8.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 22 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 22 (8.91%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (8.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (6.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (6.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.48%) MSMQ
2 6 (2.43%) .NET
3 5 (2.02%) Web Services
4 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.81%) SOAP
4 2 (0.81%) WAP
4 2 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.48%) EMC VNX
3 11 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.45%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.64%) Replication
6 6 (2.43%) Clustering
7 5 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.81%) Derivative
10 2 (0.81%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.81%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Handset
11 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.40%) PACS
11 1 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (57.49%) Windows Server
3 117 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 115 (46.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (37.65%) Linux
6 77 (31.17%) Unix
7 73 (29.55%) Solaris
8 65 (26.32%) Windows 2000
9 20 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (6.88%) Windows XP
11 16 (6.48%) Windows 8
12 14 (5.67%) CentOS
12 14 (5.67%) Windows 7
13 12 (4.86%) Debian
14 10 (4.05%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.83%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.62%) HPUX
17 2 (0.81%) Android
17 2 (0.81%) SUSE
17 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.25%) ITIL
2 63 (25.51%) Information Security
2 63 (25.51%) Risk Management
3 41 (16.60%) Mentoring
4 20 (8.10%) Case Management
4 20 (8.10%) Coaching
4 20 (8.10%) Performance Improvement
5 17 (6.88%) Data Management
6 15 (6.07%) Migration
7 10 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (2.83%) Project Management
9 6 (2.43%) Change Management
9 6 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.43%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.02%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.02%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.02%) Security Management
11 4 (1.62%) Time Management
12 3 (1.21%) Data Analysis
12 3 (1.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.77%) SQL
2 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.62%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.21%) Perl
5 2 (0.81%) C
5 2 (0.81%) C#
5 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.40%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.31%) MCSE
3 13 (5.26%) Degree
4 7 (2.83%) MCITP
4 7 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.43%) MCP
5 6 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) CCA
6 5 (2.02%) CCNA
6 5 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.62%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.62%) MCSA
7 4 (1.62%) MCTS
7 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.21%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.81%) CCIE
9 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) DICOM
System Software
1 133 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 56 (22.67%) Hyper-V
3 50 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 19 (7.69%) vSphere
5 10 (4.05%) XenServer
6 9 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.64%) XenApp
7 8 (3.24%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.02%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.62%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.62%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.81%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.40%) NFS
12 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (17.00%) SCCM
2 28 (11.34%) SCOM
3 20 (8.10%) Backup Exec
4 16 (6.48%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.05%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (3.64%) Simpana
7 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (2.02%) WSUS
9 4 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (1.62%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.21%) Graphite
10 3 (1.21%) Legato
10 3 (1.21%) logstash
10 3 (1.21%) Nagios
10 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (53.44%) Cisco
2 122 (49.39%) VMware
3 112 (45.34%) Microsoft
4 70 (28.34%) CheckPoint
5 66 (26.72%) Juniper
6 64 (25.91%) F5
6 64 (25.91%) Palo Alto
7 63 (25.51%) Blue Coat
7 63 (25.51%) Crossbeam
7 63 (25.51%) Sourcefire
8 52 (21.05%) HP
9 46 (18.62%) EMC
10 39 (15.79%) Citrix
11 27 (10.93%) Dell
12 26 (10.53%) Red Hat
13 22 (8.91%) Symantec
14 18 (7.29%) Veeam
15 16 (6.48%) Dell Compellent
16 10 (4.05%) 3PAR
17 9 (3.64%) arcserve
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