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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 109 117 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.79% 5.06% 6.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.60% 18.14% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 84 133
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
586 645 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.77% 27.87% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 458 468 593
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 £22,500 £22,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (62.04%) Microsoft
3 129 (59.72%) Active Directory
3 129 (59.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 110 (50.93%) VMware
5 94 (43.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 77 (35.65%) Linux
9 71 (32.87%) Cisco
10 68 (31.48%) MS Excel
10 68 (31.48%) MS Exchange
11 62 (28.70%) Hyper-V
11 62 (28.70%) Windows 7
12 60 (27.78%) Firewall
13 58 (26.85%) SCCM
14 57 (26.39%) SQL
15 44 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 42 (19.44%) MS Office
17 39 (18.06%) ITIL
17 39 (18.06%) Juniper
17 39 (18.06%) Security Cleared
18 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
19 37 (17.13%) IIS
19 37 (17.13%) DNS
20 36 (16.67%) SharePoint
20 36 (16.67%) Windows XP
20 36 (16.67%) SAN
21 35 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
21 35 (16.20%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 44 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (17.13%) IIS
4 36 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 20 (9.26%) Lync
6 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.09%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (3.24%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.85%) Apache
9 4 (1.85%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.85%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.46%) SAS
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 42 (19.44%) MS Office
3 11 (5.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Office 365
2 11 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.09%) SaaS
3 6 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 60 (27.78%) Firewall
3 37 (17.13%) DNS
4 36 (16.67%) SAN
5 30 (13.89%) LAN
6 29 (13.43%) DHCP
7 19 (8.80%) WAN
8 15 (6.94%) NAS
9 14 (6.48%) Internet
10 11 (5.09%) SSL
11 8 (3.70%) VoIP
12 7 (3.24%) VPN
12 7 (3.24%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.31%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.31%) MPLS
14 4 (1.85%) SMTP
14 4 (1.85%) VLAN
15 3 (1.39%) IPsec
15 3 (1.39%) PBX
16 2 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.85%) MSI
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (8.80%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Retail
3 10 (4.63%) Legal
3 10 (4.63%) Billing
4 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.31%) French Language
4 5 (2.31%) German Language
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (25.46%) Support Engineer
2 25 (11.57%) Analyst
3 20 (9.26%) Security Engineer
3 20 (9.26%) Integration Engineer
4 19 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) Technical Support
6 14 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (6.48%) Administrator
7 13 (6.02%) Architect
7 13 (6.02%) IT Support
8 12 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
9 11 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.09%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.09%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Security Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.94%) Software Packaging
2 7 (3.24%) .NET
3 6 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.78%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.85%) WSH
5 2 (0.93%) Flash
5 2 (0.93%) XML
6 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.46%) XSLT
6 1 (0.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.94%) Clustering
3 12 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.09%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.63%) N-Tier
6 8 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 8 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.78%) Statistics
8 4 (1.85%) Open Source
8 4 (1.85%) PKI
8 4 (1.85%) Replication
9 2 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.46%) Kindle
10 1 (0.46%) iPhone
10 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (59.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 94 (43.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (35.65%) Linux
5 62 (28.70%) Windows 7
6 36 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 31 (14.35%) Windows 8
8 30 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (13.89%) Solaris
9 24 (11.11%) UNIX
10 22 (10.19%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.78%) Android
12 3 (1.39%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.06%) ITIL
2 31 (14.35%) Project Management
3 28 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.11%) Migration
5 21 (9.72%) Project Planning
6 19 (8.80%) Mentoring
7 18 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.87%) Coaching
9 12 (5.56%) Validation
10 11 (5.09%) Change Control
11 10 (4.63%) SABSA
11 10 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.63%) Load Balancing
11 10 (4.63%) SOA
11 10 (4.63%) Business Development
11 10 (4.63%) DoDAF
11 10 (4.63%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.63%) TOGAF
12 7 (3.24%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.39%) SQL
2 35 (16.20%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.26%) VBScript
4 15 (6.94%) VB
5 6 (2.78%) C#
5 6 (2.78%) Perl
6 4 (1.85%) Java
7 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.93%) C++
8 2 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (10.65%) MCSE
4 21 (9.72%) SC Cleared
4 21 (9.72%) MCITP
5 20 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (8.33%) CCNA
7 14 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (6.02%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.63%) MCSA
9 10 (4.63%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (4.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (3.70%) A+ Certification
12 6 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (2.78%) RHCE
12 6 (2.78%) Degree
13 4 (1.85%) MCP
14 2 (0.93%) CCIE
15 1 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.28%) SLA
2 11 (5.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (4.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 129 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 87 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (28.70%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.48%) Terminal Services
6 11 (5.09%) vSphere
7 10 (4.63%) vCloud
7 10 (4.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.85%) KVM
10 3 (1.39%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.93%) Firmware
12 1 (0.46%) iptables
12 1 (0.46%) XenApp
12 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 58 (26.85%) SCCM
2 22 (10.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 22 (10.19%) WSUS
3 13 (6.02%) Backup Exec
4 12 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (4.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (4.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (3.24%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.85%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.39%) Nagios
8 3 (1.39%) PureDisk
8 3 (1.39%) SCOM
9 2 (0.93%) vMotion
9 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.46%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 134 (62.04%) Microsoft
2 110 (50.93%) VMware
3 71 (32.87%) Cisco
4 39 (18.06%) Juniper
5 35 (16.20%) HP
6 34 (15.74%) Oracle
7 32 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 29 (13.43%) F5
9 27 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 26 (12.04%) Citrix
10 26 (12.04%) Symantec
11 22 (10.19%) Blue Coat
11 22 (10.19%) Sourcefire
11 22 (10.19%) Crossbeam
12 19 (8.80%) Dell
12 19 (8.80%) EMC
13 13 (6.02%) Veritas
14 11 (5.09%) IBM
15 10 (4.63%) Apple
16 7 (3.24%) Avaya
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