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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 93 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.81% 4.17% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.05% 14.51% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 91 94
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median 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
531 641 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.63% 28.74% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 419 565 512
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (54.89%) VMware
3 71 (53.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 67 (50.38%) Linux
6 65 (48.87%) Firewall
7 59 (44.36%) TCP/IP
7 59 (44.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (41.35%) Unix
9 53 (39.85%) Cisco
10 52 (39.10%) Active Directory
10 52 (39.10%) Juniper
11 51 (38.35%) CheckPoint
12 49 (36.84%) Windows 2000
13 48 (36.09%) Solaris
13 48 (36.09%) F5
13 48 (36.09%) Palo Alto
14 46 (34.59%) ITIL
15 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
16 44 (33.08%) German Language
17 43 (32.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
19 32 (24.06%) SQL
19 32 (24.06%) Citrix
19 32 (24.06%) Sourcefire
19 32 (24.06%) Blue Coat
19 32 (24.06%) French Language
19 32 (24.06%) Crossbeam
20 27 (20.30%) IIS
21 24 (18.05%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (20.30%) IIS
2 18 (13.53%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.27%) JBoss
4 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.51%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.76%) Apache
6 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.26%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (48.87%) Firewall
2 59 (44.36%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.53%) SAN
4 16 (12.03%) DNS
5 13 (9.77%) WebEx
6 11 (8.27%) DHCP
7 10 (7.52%) LAN
7 10 (7.52%) WAN
8 8 (6.02%) Wireless
9 5 (3.76%) Internet
9 5 (3.76%) VPN
10 4 (3.01%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.01%) VLAN
11 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.26%) FTP
11 3 (2.26%) IPsec
11 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.26%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.76%) MySQL
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (33.08%) German Language
2 32 (24.06%) French Language
3 18 (13.53%) Finance
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (33.08%) Security Engineer
2 43 (32.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 42 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (9.02%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 8 (6.02%) Support Specialist
9 8 (6.02%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) VMware Specialist
10 7 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.51%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (4.51%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) PKI
2 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.26%) Replication
4 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.26%) Clustering
7 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) IVR
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (53.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (52.63%) Windows Server
4 67 (50.38%) Linux
5 59 (44.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (41.35%) Unix
7 49 (36.84%) Windows 2000
8 48 (36.09%) Solaris
9 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
10 8 (6.02%) AIX
11 6 (4.51%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.01%) CentOS
12 4 (3.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (3.01%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.75%) Debian
15 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.59%) ITIL
2 21 (15.79%) Validation
3 15 (11.28%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
4 12 (9.02%) Risk Management
4 12 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (7.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.02%) Information Security
8 7 (5.26%) Workflow
9 6 (4.51%) Application Packaging
9 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.76%) High Availability
11 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.01%) Coaching
11 4 (3.01%) Identity Management
11 4 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.01%) Migration
11 4 (3.01%) Security Operations
12 3 (2.26%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) SQL
2 2 (1.50%) C#
2 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.27%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.77%) CCNA
5 7 (5.26%) MCSE
5 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.01%) MCSA
8 2 (1.50%) MCTS
9 1 (0.75%) CEH
9 1 (0.75%) CISSP
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.54%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (39.10%) Active Directory
2 43 (32.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.27%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (6.02%) vSphere
6 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.51%) XenApp
8 5 (3.76%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.01%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.01%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.26%) XenServer
11 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) SCCM
2 16 (12.03%) WSUS
3 11 (8.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (7.52%) Backup Exec
5 8 (6.02%) SCOM
6 7 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.26%) Legato
7 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.50%) Nagios
9 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.75%) Nessus
9 1 (0.75%) Nmap
9 1 (0.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 73 (54.89%) VMware
2 53 (39.85%) Cisco
3 52 (39.10%) Juniper
4 51 (38.35%) CheckPoint
5 48 (36.09%) F5
5 48 (36.09%) Palo Alto
6 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
7 32 (24.06%) Blue Coat
7 32 (24.06%) Citrix
7 32 (24.06%) Crossbeam
7 32 (24.06%) Sourcefire
8 17 (12.78%) EMC
9 10 (7.52%) HP
9 10 (7.52%) Red Hat
10 9 (6.77%) Veeam
11 5 (3.76%) NetApp
11 5 (3.76%) Remedy
12 4 (3.01%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.01%) Dell KACE
12 4 (3.01%) IBM
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