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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 137 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.34% 5.60% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.26% 18.66% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37 132 115
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £26,600 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
498 734 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.46% 30.02% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 390 655 487
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 10 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (52.52%) Windows Server
3 70 (50.36%) Linux
3 70 (50.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (46.76%) VMware
5 64 (46.04%) TCP/IP
6 61 (43.88%) Unix
7 58 (41.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (41.01%) Active Directory
8 57 (41.01%) Firewall
9 56 (40.29%) Cisco
10 55 (39.57%) Juniper
11 54 (38.85%) CheckPoint
12 51 (36.69%) Windows 2000
12 51 (36.69%) Solaris
12 51 (36.69%) F5
12 51 (36.69%) Palo Alto
13 46 (33.09%) ITIL
13 46 (33.09%) German Language
14 43 (30.94%) Blue Coat
14 43 (30.94%) Sourcefire
14 43 (30.94%) Crossbeam
15 39 (28.06%) SQL Server
16 38 (27.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (26.62%) Microsoft
18 32 (23.02%) SQL
19 31 (22.30%) Risk Management
20 29 (20.86%) French Language
21 26 (18.71%) IIS
22 25 (17.99%) Citrix

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 26 (18.71%) IIS
2 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.19%) JBoss
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.88%) Apache
5 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Documentum
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (46.04%) TCP/IP
2 57 (41.01%) Firewall
3 16 (11.51%) DNS
4 15 (10.79%) SAN
5 14 (10.07%) LAN
5 14 (10.07%) WAN
6 12 (8.63%) WebEx
7 10 (7.19%) DHCP
8 7 (5.04%) Wireless
9 6 (4.32%) VLAN
10 5 (3.60%) VPN
11 4 (2.88%) Internet
11 4 (2.88%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.88%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.88%) NAS
12 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (2.16%) VoIP
12 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (33.09%) German Language
2 29 (20.86%) French Language
3 18 (12.95%) Finance
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Security Engineer
2 42 (30.22%) Linux Engineer
3 41 (29.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 21 (15.11%) Analyst
5 19 (13.67%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (9.35%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (9.35%) Technical Support
9 12 (8.63%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (7.91%) IT Support
11 10 (7.19%) IT Analyst
11 10 (7.19%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (7.19%) Support Analyst
12 9 (6.47%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (5.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (5.76%) Consultant
13 8 (5.76%) Windows Support Engineer
14 7 (5.04%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) .NET
2 2 (1.44%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) PKI
2 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.76%) Replication
4 4 (2.88%) Clustering
4 4 (2.88%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.88%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) IVR
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (52.52%) Windows Server
3 70 (50.36%) Linux
3 70 (50.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (43.88%) Unix
5 58 (41.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (36.69%) Solaris
6 51 (36.69%) Windows 2000
7 11 (7.91%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.47%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
11 5 (3.60%) AIX
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.44%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.44%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) CentOS
13 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) ITIL
2 31 (22.30%) Risk Management
3 17 (12.23%) Validation
4 14 (10.07%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (5.76%) Information Security
8 7 (5.04%) Workflow
9 6 (4.32%) Coaching
9 6 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.32%) Identity Management
9 6 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.60%) High Availability
10 5 (3.60%) Network Management
10 5 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.88%) Application Packaging
12 3 (2.16%) Data Management
12 3 (2.16%) Server Virtualisation
13 2 (1.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.02%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) C#
3 2 (1.44%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.72%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) MCSE
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.76%) CCNA
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.60%) MCSA
6 3 (2.16%) MCITP
7 2 (1.44%) CEH
7 2 (1.44%) CISSP
7 2 (1.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (41.01%) Active Directory
2 38 (27.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.19%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.04%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.60%) vSphere
7 5 (3.60%) XenApp
8 4 (2.88%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.88%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) WSUS
2 11 (7.91%) SCCM
3 7 (5.04%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (4.32%) SCOM
5 4 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.44%) Legato
6 2 (1.44%) Nessus
6 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.44%) Nmap
6 2 (1.44%) vMotion
7 1 (0.72%) Ansible
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Puppet
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 65 (46.76%) VMware
2 56 (40.29%) Cisco
3 55 (39.57%) Juniper
4 54 (38.85%) CheckPoint
5 51 (36.69%) F5
5 51 (36.69%) Palo Alto
6 43 (30.94%) Blue Coat
6 43 (30.94%) Crossbeam
6 43 (30.94%) Sourcefire
7 37 (26.62%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.99%) Citrix
9 13 (9.35%) EMC
10 11 (7.91%) HP
11 9 (6.47%) Veeam
12 5 (3.60%) Remedy
12 5 (3.60%) Symantec
13 4 (2.88%) Dell KACE
13 4 (2.88%) IBM
13 4 (2.88%) Oracle
13 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
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