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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 77 123 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.06% 4.98% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.83% 18.81% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 76 100 93
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £67,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
651 654 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.34% 26.49% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 585 495 526
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (58.25%) Windows Server
3 100 (51.55%) Firewall
4 97 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 92 (47.42%) Cisco
6 91 (46.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (44.33%) VMware
8 82 (42.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (40.72%) Microsoft
9 79 (40.72%) Linux
10 75 (38.66%) TCP/IP
11 64 (32.99%) Solaris
12 63 (32.47%) ITIL
13 62 (31.96%) Unix
14 61 (31.44%) DNS
14 61 (31.44%) CheckPoint
15 58 (29.90%) Juniper
16 56 (28.87%) Windows 2000
16 56 (28.87%) F5
16 56 (28.87%) Palo Alto
17 51 (26.29%) MS Exchange
18 48 (24.74%) DHCP
19 46 (23.71%) German Language
20 45 (23.20%) Crossbeam
20 45 (23.20%) Blue Coat
20 45 (23.20%) Sourcefire
21 42 (21.65%) Information Security
22 41 (21.13%) Hyper-V
22 41 (21.13%) Risk Management
23 39 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 51 (26.29%) MS Exchange
2 32 (16.49%) IIS
3 28 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (11.86%) Skype for Business
5 13 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.12%) Apache
7 6 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.58%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.06%) ArcGIS
9 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.40%) Office 365
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (51.55%) Firewall
2 75 (38.66%) TCP/IP
3 61 (31.44%) DNS
4 48 (24.74%) DHCP
5 37 (19.07%) SAN
6 16 (8.25%) VPN
7 12 (6.19%) LAN
8 11 (5.67%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.67%) WAN
8 11 (5.67%) Wireless
9 9 (4.64%) FTP
9 9 (4.64%) Internet
9 9 (4.64%) Skype
9 9 (4.64%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.58%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (2.58%) NAS
10 5 (2.58%) SMTP
10 5 (2.58%) VLAN
10 5 (2.58%) WebEx
11 4 (2.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.67%) MySQL
3 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Big Data
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 46 (23.71%) German Language
2 29 (14.95%) French Language
3 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Finance
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (23.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (18.56%) Security Engineer
3 34 (17.53%) Support Engineer
4 27 (13.92%) Analyst
4 27 (13.92%) Juniper Engineer
5 21 (10.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (9.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (9.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (9.28%) Technical Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) Infrastructure Support
9 15 (7.73%) IT Engineer
9 15 (7.73%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (6.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 13 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) Security Analyst
12 11 (5.67%) IT Support
12 11 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (5.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (0.52%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.76%) Replication
3 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.67%) Clustering
5 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.52%) Handset
8 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) PACS
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 194 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (58.25%) Windows Server
3 91 (46.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (42.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (40.72%) Linux
6 64 (32.99%) Solaris
7 62 (31.96%) Unix
8 56 (28.87%) Windows 2000
9 24 (12.37%) Windows 7
10 12 (6.19%) CentOS
11 10 (5.15%) Windows 10
12 9 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (4.64%) Windows 8
13 6 (3.09%) Debian
13 6 (3.09%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
15 4 (2.06%) HPUX
16 3 (1.55%) Android
16 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.47%) ITIL
2 42 (21.65%) Information Security
3 41 (21.13%) Risk Management
4 27 (13.92%) Mentoring
5 22 (11.34%) Migration
6 19 (9.79%) Data Management
7 16 (8.25%) Coaching
8 12 (6.19%) Case Management
8 12 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (6.19%) Performance Improvement
9 9 (4.64%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.61%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.09%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.09%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (2.58%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.58%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (2.06%) Security Operations
13 4 (2.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.89%) SQL
2 6 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) VB
5 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.67%) CCNA
2 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.64%) MCSE
5 6 (3.09%) Degree
6 5 (2.58%) MCITP
7 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.03%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CCNP
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) DICOM
System Software
1 97 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (21.13%) Hyper-V
3 39 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (9.79%) vSphere
5 16 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.09%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.58%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.58%) XenServer
9 4 (2.06%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.06%) OpenSSH
10 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.52%) NFS
11 1 (0.52%) Xen
11 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (14.95%) SCCM
2 23 (11.86%) Backup Exec
3 14 (7.22%) NetBackup
4 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (6.19%) SCOM
5 11 (5.67%) Simpana
6 10 (5.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (4.64%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (4.64%) WSUS
8 5 (2.58%) Legato
9 4 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (2.06%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (2.06%) SCDPM
9 4 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.03%) Graphite
10 2 (1.03%) logstash
10 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (47.42%) Cisco
2 86 (44.33%) VMware
3 79 (40.72%) Microsoft
4 61 (31.44%) CheckPoint
5 58 (29.90%) Juniper
6 56 (28.87%) F5
6 56 (28.87%) Palo Alto
7 45 (23.20%) Blue Coat
7 45 (23.20%) Crossbeam
7 45 (23.20%) Sourcefire
8 38 (19.59%) HP
9 35 (18.04%) EMC
10 32 (16.49%) Veeam
11 26 (13.40%) Citrix
12 17 (8.76%) Red Hat
13 16 (8.25%) 3PAR
14 15 (7.73%) Symantec
15 10 (5.15%) arcserve
15 10 (5.15%) Dell
15 10 (5.15%) NetApp
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