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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 145 96 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.76% 4.13% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.84% 13.83% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 112 81 62
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £21,250 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £57,500 £59,500
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
731 694 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.05% 29.84% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 530 576 531
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 180 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 166 (63.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 123 (47.13%) Active Directory
5 101 (38.70%) MS Exchange
6 93 (35.63%) VMware
7 83 (31.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (27.59%) SQL
9 71 (27.20%) SQL Server
10 67 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (25.29%) Security Cleared
12 60 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (22.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 56 (21.46%) TCP/IP
15 54 (20.69%) IIS
15 54 (20.69%) Windows 7
16 53 (20.31%) Linux
17 50 (19.16%) SC Cleared
17 50 (19.16%) DV Cleared
18 48 (18.39%) DNS
18 48 (18.39%) MS Excel
19 42 (16.09%) Cisco
19 42 (16.09%) Firewall
20 41 (15.71%) Hyper-V
20 41 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
21 40 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2007
22 39 (14.94%) EMC
23 38 (14.56%) SCCM
24 36 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
24 36 (13.79%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 101 (38.70%) MS Exchange
2 59 (22.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (20.69%) IIS
4 41 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 34 (13.03%) SharePoint
8 21 (8.05%) Lync
9 10 (3.83%) Apache
10 7 (2.68%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.92%) Documentum
12 4 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.53%) GroupWise
12 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.15%) WordPress
13 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 48 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.15%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.68%) SaaS
2 4 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.46%) TCP/IP
2 48 (18.39%) DNS
3 42 (16.09%) Firewall
4 30 (11.49%) LAN
5 28 (10.73%) DHCP
6 27 (10.34%) WAN
7 26 (9.96%) SAN
8 17 (6.51%) VPN
9 16 (6.13%) VoIP
10 14 (5.36%) PBX
11 12 (4.60%) TETRA
11 12 (4.60%) Multicast
12 11 (4.21%) SMTP
13 10 (3.83%) DMZ
13 10 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (3.83%) Wireless
13 10 (3.83%) NAS
13 10 (3.83%) VLAN
14 9 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (27.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.07%) MySQL
5 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.53%) MS Access
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.51%) Subversion
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (11.88%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.51%) Finance
3 12 (4.60%) Marketing
4 7 (2.68%) German Language
4 7 (2.68%) Retail
5 6 (2.30%) Publishing
6 4 (1.53%) Billing
6 4 (1.53%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.53%) French Language
7 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.15%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (29.12%) Support Engineer
2 35 (13.41%) Consultant
3 32 (12.26%) Server Engineer
4 24 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (9.20%) Administrator
5 22 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (7.28%) Server Support
7 18 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) Security Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Technical Support
10 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Consultant
10 14 (5.36%) Analyst
11 13 (4.98%) Senior Support Engineer
11 13 (4.98%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.98%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.60%) Product Manager
12 12 (4.60%) Portfolio Manager
12 12 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.30%) .NET
3 4 (1.53%) ODBC
3 4 (1.53%) HTML
3 4 (1.53%) CSS
4 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.15%) Ajax
4 3 (1.15%) jQuery
4 3 (1.15%) SOAP
5 2 (0.77%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.77%) XML
5 2 (0.77%) XSLT
6 1 (0.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.38%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.28%) Clustering
2 11 (4.21%) iPhone
3 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.45%) FlexPod
5 8 (3.07%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.07%) Replication
6 7 (2.68%) PKI
6 7 (2.68%) Firmware
7 5 (1.92%) Statistics
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) Open Source
9 3 (1.15%) IPTV
10 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.77%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (63.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 83 (31.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 53 (20.31%) Linux
6 36 (13.79%) Windows 8
7 29 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (8.81%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.21%) Android
9 11 (4.21%) Windows 2000
10 10 (3.83%) Solaris
11 9 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.68%) Debian
12 7 (2.68%) UNIX
13 5 (1.92%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.77%) VMS
15 2 (0.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (10.73%) ITIL
3 18 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (4.60%) Product Management
4 12 (4.60%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (3.83%) Workflow
6 8 (3.07%) Software Distribution
7 7 (2.68%) iOS Development
7 7 (2.68%) Resource Management
7 7 (2.68%) Migration
7 7 (2.68%) MVC
7 7 (2.68%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.68%) Software Engineering
7 7 (2.68%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.30%) Change Management
8 6 (2.30%) Network Management
8 6 (2.30%) Waterfall
9 5 (1.92%) Problem Management
9 5 (1.92%) Project Management
9 5 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.59%) SQL
2 21 (8.05%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.36%) VBScript
4 9 (3.45%) VB
5 8 (3.07%) PHP
6 7 (2.68%) PHP5
6 7 (2.68%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.92%) Java
9 4 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.53%) Perl
9 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (25.29%) Security Cleared
2 60 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (19.16%) SC Cleared
3 50 (19.16%) DV Cleared
4 36 (13.79%) MCSE
5 31 (11.88%) MCITP
6 25 (9.58%) MCP
6 25 (9.58%) MCSA
7 23 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (8.43%) CCNA
9 17 (6.51%) MCTS
10 14 (5.36%) Degree
11 13 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (3.83%) NCDA
12 10 (3.83%) VCAP
13 9 (3.45%) VTSP
13 9 (3.45%) NCIE
13 9 (3.45%) VCDX
14 6 (2.30%) CCIE
14 6 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) SLA
2 10 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 123 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 67 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.28%) vSphere
5 15 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.60%) Terminal Server
7 8 (3.07%) XenApp
8 6 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.92%) XenServer
9 5 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.53%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.77%) Nmap
12 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.77%) UAG
12 2 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 38 (14.56%) SCCM
2 29 (11.11%) WSUS
3 25 (9.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 23 (8.81%) SCOM
5 12 (4.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (3.07%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.07%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.53%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.15%) DameWare
9 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.77%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.77%) Legato
10 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.77%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.77%) SCSM
11 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 180 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 93 (35.63%) VMware
3 42 (16.09%) Cisco
4 39 (14.94%) EMC
5 34 (13.03%) HP
6 32 (12.26%) Citrix
7 24 (9.20%) Red Hat
8 23 (8.81%) Oracle
9 18 (6.90%) Dell
10 16 (6.13%) IBM
10 16 (6.13%) NetApp
11 10 (3.83%) Symantec
12 9 (3.45%) F5
13 7 (2.68%) Sage
14 6 (2.30%) Pegasus
14 6 (2.30%) Juniper
14 6 (2.30%) McAfee
14 6 (2.30%) Fujitsu
15 5 (1.92%) Fortinet
15 5 (1.92%) CheckPoint
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