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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 153 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.16% 6.39% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.46% 21.10% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 112 88
Average salary £28,500 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.71% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £26,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,950 £60,000
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
611 725 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.56% 30.28% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 471 512 580
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 115 (60.85%) Microsoft
4 104 (55.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 104 (55.03%) VMware
5 88 (46.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (39.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (39.15%) TCP/IP
7 71 (37.57%) MS Excel
8 67 (35.45%) Linux
9 65 (34.39%) Cisco
10 58 (30.69%) Hyper-V
11 57 (30.16%) Firewall
12 54 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 47 (24.87%) Windows 7
14 42 (22.22%) SCCM
14 42 (22.22%) ITIL
14 42 (22.22%) Windows XP
15 40 (21.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 39 (20.63%) SQL
16 39 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 38 (20.11%) MS Office
18 37 (19.58%) DNS
19 36 (19.05%) Juniper
20 33 (17.46%) SAN
20 33 (17.46%) LAN
21 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
22 31 (16.40%) IIS
23 30 (15.87%) Data Centre
24 29 (15.34%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 54 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 40 (21.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (16.40%) IIS
4 28 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 21 (11.11%) Lync
6 13 (6.88%) Lotus Domino
6 13 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.12%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.12%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 71 (37.57%) MS Excel
2 38 (20.11%) MS Office
3 10 (5.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.53%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.53%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.94%) Office 365
2 11 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (39.15%) TCP/IP
2 57 (30.16%) Firewall
3 37 (19.58%) DNS
4 33 (17.46%) SAN
4 33 (17.46%) LAN
5 29 (15.34%) DHCP
6 27 (14.29%) WAN
7 17 (8.99%) Internet
8 13 (6.88%) NAS
9 12 (6.35%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.23%) VLAN
10 8 (4.23%) VPN
11 7 (3.70%) VoIP
11 7 (3.70%) Network Security
12 6 (3.17%) SSL
13 5 (2.65%) MPLS
13 5 (2.65%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (2.12%) SMTP
15 2 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (7.94%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Retail
3 10 (5.29%) Billing
3 10 (5.29%) Legal
4 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.65%) French Language
5 5 (2.65%) German Language
6 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (23.28%) Support Engineer
2 41 (21.69%) Analyst
3 24 (12.70%) IT Support
4 23 (12.17%) Support Analyst
5 19 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
6 16 (8.47%) Security Engineer
7 15 (7.94%) Technical Support
8 14 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (6.88%) Technical Support Engineer
9 13 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (6.35%) Architect
11 11 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.82%) Integration Engineer
12 10 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (5.29%) Technical Architect
13 9 (4.76%) Consultant
13 9 (4.76%) Administrator
13 9 (4.76%) Security Analyst
13 9 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.82%) Software Packaging
2 5 (2.65%) Web Services
2 5 (2.65%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.12%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.59%) Flash
5 2 (1.06%) .NET
6 1 (0.53%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) XSLT
6 1 (0.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.41%) Clustering
4 11 (5.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.29%) N-Tier
6 8 (4.23%) EqualLogic
7 7 (3.70%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.17%) Statistics
9 5 (2.65%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.65%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.65%) PKI
10 3 (1.59%) Replication
11 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.53%) User Experience
12 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.53%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (55.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (46.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (35.45%) Linux
5 47 (24.87%) Windows 7
6 42 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 28 (14.81%) Solaris
8 27 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 21 (11.11%) UNIX
10 20 (10.58%) Windows 2000
11 16 (8.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.65%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.65%) Android
13 3 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.22%) ITIL
2 22 (11.64%) Project Management
3 21 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.99%) Migration
5 16 (8.47%) Project Planning
6 13 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.88%) Incident Management
7 11 (5.82%) Coaching
8 10 (5.29%) DoDAF
8 10 (5.29%) SABSA
8 10 (5.29%) Validation
8 10 (5.29%) SOA
8 10 (5.29%) Business Development
8 10 (5.29%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.29%) TOGAF
9 9 (4.76%) Security Patching
10 8 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.70%) Change Control
12 6 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.63%) SQL
2 22 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.82%) VBScript
4 10 (5.29%) VB
5 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) Java
6 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.17%) MCITP
3 22 (11.64%) MCSE
4 21 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 20 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (8.99%) CCNA
6 17 (8.99%) Network+ Certification
7 16 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (7.94%) A+ Certification
9 11 (5.82%) MCSA
10 10 (5.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
11 9 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.70%) MCP
13 6 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
14 5 (2.65%) Degree
14 5 (2.65%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (2.65%) RHCE
15 4 (2.12%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.23%) SLA
2 10 (5.29%) COBIT
3 6 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 74 (39.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (30.69%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.99%) Terminal Services
5 15 (7.94%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.82%) vSphere
7 10 (5.29%) vCloud
7 10 (5.29%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (5.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.06%) KVM
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.53%) XenServer
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (22.22%) SCCM
2 13 (6.88%) Backup Exec
3 11 (5.82%) WSUS
4 10 (5.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 9 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (3.70%) SCOM
7 6 (3.17%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.17%) FortiGate
8 4 (2.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.59%) Nagios
9 3 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.59%) PureDisk
10 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 115 (60.85%) Microsoft
2 104 (55.03%) VMware
3 65 (34.39%) Cisco
4 36 (19.05%) Juniper
5 29 (15.34%) HP
5 29 (15.34%) CheckPoint
6 25 (13.23%) Oracle
6 25 (13.23%) F5
7 24 (12.70%) Red Hat
8 23 (12.17%) Citrix
9 21 (11.11%) Dell
10 20 (10.58%) Blue Coat
10 20 (10.58%) Sourcefire
10 20 (10.58%) Crossbeam
11 19 (10.05%) Symantec
12 15 (7.94%) EMC
13 13 (6.88%) Veritas
14 12 (6.35%) Apple
15 10 (5.29%) IBM
16 6 (3.17%) Brocade
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