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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 103 146 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.23% 6.24% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.30% 21.31% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 78 112 104
Average salary £38,500 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,000 £25,825
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
632 685 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.98% 29.26% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 474 527 539
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 151 (64.26%) Active Directory
4 140 (59.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (45.11%) VMware
6 91 (38.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (36.17%) TCP/IP
9 72 (30.64%) SCCM
10 71 (30.21%) Windows 7
11 68 (28.94%) MS Exchange
12 64 (27.23%) SQL
13 56 (23.83%) Security Cleared
14 55 (23.40%) Cisco
15 54 (22.98%) DNS
16 52 (22.13%) Linux
17 50 (21.28%) Hyper-V
18 43 (18.30%) Firewall
19 42 (17.87%) IIS
20 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
21 39 (16.60%) Windows 8
22 37 (15.74%) PowerShell
22 37 (15.74%) MS Office
22 37 (15.74%) HP
23 35 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
24 33 (14.04%) Citrix
24 33 (14.04%) Symantec
24 33 (14.04%) SharePoint
24 33 (14.04%) Windows XP
25 32 (13.62%) Oracle

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 68 (28.94%) MS Exchange
2 42 (17.87%) IIS
3 33 (14.04%) SharePoint
4 32 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (7.66%) Lync
6 17 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.38%) Lotus Domino
8 12 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.70%) Apache
11 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.85%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.43%) SAS
14 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 37 (15.74%) MS Office
3 8 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) SaaS
1 10 (4.26%) Office 365
2 8 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (36.17%) TCP/IP
2 54 (22.98%) DNS
3 43 (18.30%) Firewall
4 32 (13.62%) SAN
5 29 (12.34%) DHCP
6 25 (10.64%) LAN
7 14 (5.96%) WAN
8 12 (5.11%) Internet
9 11 (4.68%) SSL
10 9 (3.83%) NAS
11 6 (2.55%) PBX
11 6 (2.55%) VoIP
11 6 (2.55%) VPN
12 5 (2.13%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.70%) Network Security
14 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.28%) HTTP
15 2 (0.85%) SMTP
15 2 (0.85%) MPLS
15 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.28%) MySQL
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (2.55%) MSI
3 4 (1.70%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.28%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.28%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.28%) MSTest
4 3 (1.28%) JIRA
4 3 (1.28%) Selenium
5 2 (0.85%) Subversion
5 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (8.51%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Retail
3 7 (2.98%) Billing
3 7 (2.98%) Legal
4 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Publishing
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (31.06%) Support Engineer
2 21 (8.94%) Integration Engineer
3 20 (8.51%) Technical Support
4 18 (7.66%) Senior Support Engineer
5 17 (7.23%) Security Engineer
5 17 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.81%) Administrator
7 15 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
7 15 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (5.53%) Server Engineer
9 12 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Architect
11 9 (3.83%) Technical Specialist
12 8 (3.40%) Server Support Engineer
12 8 (3.40%) Desktop Support
12 8 (3.40%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.40%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.96%) Software Packaging
2 9 (3.83%) .NET
3 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.55%) WSH
4 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.70%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.70%) HTML
6 3 (1.28%) XML
7 2 (0.85%) Ajax
8 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.43%) WCF
8 1 (0.43%) LAMP
8 1 (0.43%) WinForms
8 1 (0.43%) CSS
8 1 (0.43%) XSL
8 1 (0.43%) XSLT
8 1 (0.43%) Flash
8 1 (0.43%) DHTML
8 1 (0.43%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.68%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.68%) Clustering
4 9 (3.83%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.83%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.83%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.83%) Open Source
5 7 (2.98%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.55%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.70%) Replication
8 3 (1.28%) iPhone
8 3 (1.28%) Kindle
9 2 (0.85%) PKI
9 2 (0.85%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (59.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 90 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (30.21%) Windows 7
5 52 (22.13%) Linux
6 39 (16.60%) Windows 8
7 33 (14.04%) Windows XP
8 19 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (7.23%) Solaris
10 15 (6.38%) UNIX
11 13 (5.53%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.55%) Android
13 5 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.77%) Project Management
2 26 (11.06%) Migration
3 23 (9.79%) ITIL
3 23 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.09%) Problem Management
4 19 (8.09%) Mentoring
5 18 (7.66%) Project Planning
6 17 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (6.38%) Server Monitoring
7 15 (6.38%) Coaching
7 15 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (5.11%) Data Management
9 10 (4.26%) Change Control
10 9 (3.83%) Validation
11 7 (2.98%) SOA
11 7 (2.98%) TOGAF
11 7 (2.98%) DoDAF
11 7 (2.98%) Business Development
11 7 (2.98%) Load Balancing
11 7 (2.98%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.23%) SQL
2 37 (15.74%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.36%) VBScript
4 14 (5.96%) VB
5 8 (3.40%) C#
6 4 (1.70%) Java
6 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.28%) Perl
8 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.85%) C++
8 2 (0.85%) Python
8 2 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (23.83%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (13.62%) SC Cleared
4 29 (12.34%) DV Cleared
5 27 (11.49%) MCSE
6 23 (9.79%) MCITP
7 15 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (5.96%) CCNA
9 9 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.40%) Degree
11 7 (2.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.55%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (2.13%) MCSA
13 5 (2.13%) RHCE
13 5 (2.13%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.28%) ISEB
15 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
15 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.85%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) SLA
2 13 (5.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.98%) COBIT
4 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 151 (64.26%) Active Directory
2 91 (38.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (21.28%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.38%) ISA Server
5 14 (5.96%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.53%) vSphere
7 8 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.40%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (2.98%) vCloud
9 5 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.70%) KVM
11 2 (0.85%) XenApp
11 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.85%) pfSense
11 2 (0.85%) Firmware
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 72 (30.64%) SCCM
2 25 (10.64%) WSUS
3 24 (10.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 17 (7.23%) NetBackup
5 14 (5.96%) Backup Exec
6 13 (5.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 13 (5.53%) SCOM
7 12 (5.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (2.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.85%) vMotion
10 2 (0.85%) Legato
10 2 (0.85%) Nagios
10 2 (0.85%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 160 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 106 (45.11%) VMware
3 55 (23.40%) Cisco
4 37 (15.74%) HP
5 33 (14.04%) Citrix
5 33 (14.04%) Symantec
6 32 (13.62%) Oracle
7 25 (10.64%) Juniper
8 23 (9.79%) CheckPoint
9 20 (8.51%) EMC
10 18 (7.66%) Red Hat
11 17 (7.23%) F5
12 13 (5.53%) IBM
12 13 (5.53%) Dell
12 13 (5.53%) Blue Coat
12 13 (5.53%) Sourcefire
12 13 (5.53%) Crossbeam
13 10 (4.26%) Avaya
14 9 (3.83%) Apple
15 8 (3.40%) Veritas
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