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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 117 93 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.73% 4.00% 5.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.06% 13.60% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 91
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average 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
686 684 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.73% 29.44% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 498 538 492
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (67.27%) Microsoft
3 167 (60.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 127 (46.18%) Active Directory
5 97 (35.27%) MS Exchange
6 95 (34.55%) VMware
7 76 (27.64%) Security Cleared
7 76 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (26.55%) SQL Server
9 72 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 71 (25.82%) SQL
11 63 (22.91%) Windows 7
12 60 (21.82%) SC Cleared
13 59 (21.45%) DV Cleared
13 59 (21.45%) TCP/IP
13 59 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 58 (21.09%) Linux
15 57 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 51 (18.55%) IIS
17 47 (17.09%) DNS
18 46 (16.73%) SCCM
19 45 (16.36%) MS Excel
20 42 (15.27%) EMC
21 40 (14.55%) Hyper-V
22 39 (14.18%) Citrix
22 39 (14.18%) Cisco
23 37 (13.45%) MCSE
23 37 (13.45%) Windows 8
23 37 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
24 36 (13.09%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 97 (35.27%) MS Exchange
2 57 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (18.55%) IIS
4 36 (13.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (11.27%) SharePoint
5 31 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.82%) Lync
8 10 (3.64%) Apache
9 9 (3.27%) Documentum
10 6 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.18%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.82%) ArcGIS
11 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (1.45%) GroupWise
12 4 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 45 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.91%) SaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Office 365
3 3 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.45%) TCP/IP
2 47 (17.09%) DNS
3 33 (12.00%) Firewall
4 26 (9.45%) LAN
5 25 (9.09%) WAN
6 23 (8.36%) DHCP
7 17 (6.18%) SAN
8 15 (5.45%) PBX
9 12 (4.36%) VPN
10 11 (4.00%) VoIP
10 11 (4.00%) SMTP
11 10 (3.64%) Multicast
11 10 (3.64%) TETRA
11 10 (3.64%) DMZ
12 9 (3.27%) HTTP
12 9 (3.27%) NAS
13 8 (2.91%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.55%) SSL
14 7 (2.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.91%) MySQL
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.45%) MS Access
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.91%) Subversion
2 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.73%) Finance
3 10 (3.64%) Marketing
4 6 (2.18%) German Language
4 6 (2.18%) Publishing
4 6 (2.18%) Retail
5 5 (1.82%) French Language
6 4 (1.45%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.09%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.73%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (33.82%) Support Engineer
2 35 (12.73%) Consultant
3 30 (10.91%) Server Engineer
4 29 (10.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 25 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.36%) Administrator
7 22 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (6.55%) Server Support Engineer
8 18 (6.55%) Server Support
9 16 (5.82%) Analyst
10 15 (5.45%) Technical Support
10 15 (5.45%) Security Engineer
11 14 (5.09%) Senior Support Engineer
11 14 (5.09%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.73%) Team Leader
13 12 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
15 10 (3.64%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.91%) Web Services
2 7 (2.55%) HTML
3 6 (2.18%) .NET
4 4 (1.45%) CSS
4 4 (1.45%) ODBC
5 3 (1.09%) SOAP
5 3 (1.09%) jQuery
5 3 (1.09%) Ajax
5 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.73%) XML
6 2 (0.73%) XSLT
6 2 (0.73%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.82%) Clustering
3 12 (4.36%) iPhone
4 10 (3.64%) PKI
4 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.27%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.55%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.18%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.18%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.82%) Statistics
8 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.45%) Replication
10 3 (1.09%) Open Source
10 3 (1.09%) IPTV
11 2 (0.73%) HP StorageWorks
11 2 (0.73%) SCORM
12 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (60.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (22.91%) Windows 7
5 58 (21.09%) Linux
6 37 (13.45%) Windows 8
7 29 (10.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (7.64%) Windows XP
9 16 (5.82%) Windows 2000
10 14 (5.09%) UNIX
11 13 (4.73%) Android
12 9 (3.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (2.91%) Solaris
14 7 (2.55%) Debian
15 4 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.73%) CentOS
16 2 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (12.00%) ITIL
3 19 (6.91%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (5.45%) Mentoring
5 14 (5.09%) Configuration Management
6 12 (4.36%) Workflow
7 11 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (3.64%) Product Management
8 10 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.27%) Network Management
10 8 (2.91%) Software Distribution
10 8 (2.91%) Software Engineering
11 7 (2.55%) Migration
11 7 (2.55%) MVC
11 7 (2.55%) Resource Management
11 7 (2.55%) iOS Development
12 6 (2.18%) Waterfall
13 5 (1.82%) CRM
13 5 (1.82%) Data Management
13 5 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.82%) SQL
2 21 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.91%) VBScript
4 16 (5.82%) VB
5 11 (4.00%) PHP
6 7 (2.55%) Objective-C
6 7 (2.55%) PHP5
7 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.82%) Java
9 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.09%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 76 (27.64%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 59 (21.45%) DV Cleared
3 59 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (13.45%) MCSE
5 24 (8.73%) MCP
6 22 (8.00%) MCITP
7 17 (6.18%) MCSA
7 17 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (6.18%) CCNA
7 17 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (4.73%) MCTS
9 11 (4.00%) Degree
10 9 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.91%) CCA
12 7 (2.55%) CCEA
12 7 (2.55%) VCDX
12 7 (2.55%) NCDA
12 7 (2.55%) NCIE
12 7 (2.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.82%) SLA
2 6 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (46.18%) Active Directory
2 76 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.36%) vSphere
5 16 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.73%) XenApp
7 10 (3.64%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.27%) Terminal Server
8 9 (3.27%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.27%) XenServer
9 6 (2.18%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.09%) Firmware
13 2 (0.73%) KVM
13 2 (0.73%) Nmap
13 2 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 46 (16.73%) SCCM
2 30 (10.91%) SCOM
3 27 (9.82%) WSUS
4 26 (9.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 15 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (4.36%) NetBackup
6 12 (4.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.82%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.82%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.45%) SCSM
8 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.45%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.09%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.09%) Legato
10 2 (0.73%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 185 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 95 (34.55%) VMware
3 42 (15.27%) EMC
4 39 (14.18%) Citrix
4 39 (14.18%) Cisco
5 30 (10.91%) HP
6 27 (9.82%) Red Hat
6 27 (9.82%) Oracle
7 18 (6.55%) IBM
8 15 (5.45%) Dell
9 13 (4.73%) Symantec
10 11 (4.00%) NetApp
11 7 (2.55%) Juniper
11 7 (2.55%) F5
12 6 (2.18%) Fujitsu
12 6 (2.18%) Pegasus
13 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.82%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.82%) Sourcefire
13 5 (1.82%) ESRI
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