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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 137 122 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.28% 4.79% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.77% 16.14% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 108 93 80
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,400 £52,500
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
730 756 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.12% 29.68% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 462 589 504
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (61.94%) Microsoft
3 160 (59.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 149 (55.60%) Active Directory
5 97 (36.19%) VMware
6 86 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (30.60%) TCP/IP
8 75 (27.99%) MS Exchange
9 72 (26.87%) SQL
10 71 (26.49%) Windows 7
10 71 (26.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (24.25%) SCCM
12 62 (23.13%) Security Cleared
13 53 (19.78%) IIS
14 52 (19.40%) DNS
15 51 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (19.03%) SC Cleared
16 48 (17.91%) DV Cleared
17 47 (17.54%) Linux
17 47 (17.54%) Cisco
18 46 (17.16%) Citrix
19 45 (16.79%) SQL Server
19 45 (16.79%) Windows 8
20 44 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
21 43 (16.04%) MCSE
22 40 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (13.43%) Hyper-V
24 34 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2013
25 31 (11.57%) ITIL
25 31 (11.57%) EMC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 75 (27.99%) MS Exchange
2 53 (19.78%) IIS
3 44 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (10.45%) SharePoint
6 24 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.73%) Apache
9 9 (3.36%) Lync
10 8 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (2.99%) Documentum
11 7 (2.61%) WebSphere
12 6 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.49%) ArcGIS
14 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
15 3 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 26 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.61%) SaaS
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (30.60%) TCP/IP
2 52 (19.40%) DNS
3 29 (10.82%) Firewall
4 19 (7.09%) SAN
5 17 (6.34%) LAN
5 17 (6.34%) WAN
5 17 (6.34%) DHCP
6 14 (5.22%) PBX
7 8 (2.99%) VPN
8 7 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (2.61%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.24%) Internet
9 6 (2.24%) HTTP
10 5 (1.87%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.87%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.87%) tcpdump
11 4 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.49%) Multicast
11 4 (1.49%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.99%) MySQL
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.60%) Subversion
2 4 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.12%) MSTest
3 3 (1.12%) JIRA
3 3 (1.12%) Selenium
3 3 (1.12%) MSI
3 3 (1.12%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.12%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.12%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.12%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.75%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (4.85%) Finance
2 10 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.87%) Retail
3 5 (1.87%) Marketing
4 4 (1.49%) Publishing
5 3 (1.12%) German Language
6 2 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 97 (36.19%) Support Engineer
2 27 (10.07%) Senior Support Engineer
3 25 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (7.84%) Server Engineer
5 19 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (6.72%) Consultant
7 17 (6.34%) Analyst
8 15 (5.60%) Technical Support
9 14 (5.22%) Administrator
10 13 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.85%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Server Support Engineer
12 11 (4.10%) Server Support
12 11 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) VMware Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.73%) Desktop Support
14 9 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.61%) HTML
2 5 (1.87%) .NET
3 3 (1.12%) WSH
3 3 (1.12%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.75%) Ajax
4 2 (0.75%) LAMP
4 2 (0.75%) XML
4 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) XSL
5 1 (0.37%) WinForms
5 1 (0.37%) DHTML
5 1 (0.37%) WCF
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.10%) Fat Client
2 11 (4.10%) Thin Client
2 11 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.99%) Clustering
3 8 (2.99%) PKI
3 8 (2.99%) Open Source
4 7 (2.61%) iPhone
4 7 (2.61%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.49%) Statistics
7 3 (1.12%) Replication
7 3 (1.12%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.12%) Kindle
8 2 (0.75%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.75%) SCORM
9 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (59.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (26.49%) Windows 7
3 71 (26.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (17.54%) Linux
5 45 (16.79%) Windows 8
6 21 (7.84%) Windows XP
7 20 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (7.09%) UNIX
9 17 (6.34%) Windows 2000
10 13 (4.85%) Solaris
11 8 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.61%) Android
13 4 (1.49%) Debian
14 2 (0.75%) VMS
14 2 (0.75%) CentOS
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.57%) ITIL
2 24 (8.96%) Mentoring
3 19 (7.09%) Problem Management
4 17 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (6.34%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (5.97%) Data Management
6 15 (5.60%) Server Monitoring
7 12 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.10%) Workflow
8 11 (4.10%) Migration
9 8 (2.99%) Network Management
10 7 (2.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (2.61%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.61%) BCP
10 7 (2.61%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.24%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.24%) Project Management
11 6 (2.24%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (1.87%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.87%) SQL
2 28 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 25 (9.33%) VBScript
4 19 (7.09%) VB
5 9 (3.36%) PHP
6 8 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.49%) Perl
7 4 (1.49%) PHP5
7 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.12%) C#
9 2 (0.75%) Java
10 1 (0.37%) C
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) Korn
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 51 (19.03%) SC Cleared
2 51 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (17.91%) DV Cleared
4 43 (16.04%) MCSE
5 17 (6.34%) MCITP
6 12 (4.48%) MCP
7 11 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.73%) Degree
9 9 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.36%) CCNA
10 6 (2.24%) MCSA
10 6 (2.24%) CCA
10 6 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.24%) CCEA
11 5 (1.87%) CCEE
11 5 (1.87%) CCIA
12 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.12%) CCSA
12 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 149 (55.60%) Active Directory
2 86 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.46%) vSphere
5 15 (5.60%) ISA Server
6 13 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.73%) XenApp
8 9 (3.36%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.99%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.24%) XenServer
11 4 (1.49%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.75%) Nmap
13 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.75%) Firmware
13 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.75%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 65 (24.25%) SCCM
2 30 (11.19%) SCOM
3 25 (9.33%) NetBackup
4 23 (8.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (5.97%) WSUS
6 13 (4.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (2.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (1.87%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.87%) Legato
8 5 (1.87%) XenMobile
9 4 (1.49%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.75%) SCSM
11 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 166 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 97 (36.19%) VMware
3 47 (17.54%) Cisco
4 46 (17.16%) Citrix
5 31 (11.57%) EMC
6 24 (8.96%) HP
7 23 (8.58%) Symantec
8 19 (7.09%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.72%) Oracle
10 16 (5.97%) IBM
10 16 (5.97%) CheckPoint
11 14 (5.22%) Juniper
11 14 (5.22%) F5
12 11 (4.10%) Blue Coat
12 11 (4.10%) Sourcefire
12 11 (4.10%) Crossbeam
13 10 (3.73%) Avaya
14 6 (2.24%) NetApp
14 6 (2.24%) Fujitsu
15 5 (1.87%) CommVault
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