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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 109 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.00% 5.21% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.07% 18.26% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 109 73
Median salary £38,750 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.44% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,100 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,651 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -

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
408 597 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.06% 28.52% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 307 546 466
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 24 February 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (50.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (49.11%) Linux
4 53 (47.32%) Cisco
4 53 (47.32%) Windows Server
5 51 (45.54%) Unix
5 51 (45.54%) TCP/IP
6 49 (43.75%) Juniper
7 48 (42.86%) CheckPoint
8 44 (39.29%) Active Directory
8 44 (39.29%) Windows 2000
8 44 (39.29%) Solaris
8 44 (39.29%) Blue Coat
8 44 (39.29%) Sourcefire
8 44 (39.29%) Crossbeam
8 44 (39.29%) F5
8 44 (39.29%) Palo Alto
9 43 (38.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (37.50%) VMware
11 41 (36.61%) Firewall
11 41 (36.61%) Risk Management
12 38 (33.93%) ITIL
13 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
13 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
14 28 (25.00%) German Language
15 23 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (19.64%) SQL
17 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
18 18 (16.07%) IIS
18 18 (16.07%) MS Excel

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 18 (16.07%) IIS
2 15 (13.39%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.36%) JBoss
6 5 (4.46%) Apache
6 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.57%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.68%) Documentum
8 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Office 365
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (45.54%) TCP/IP
2 41 (36.61%) Firewall
3 12 (10.71%) SAN
4 11 (9.82%) DNS
5 7 (6.25%) DHCP
5 7 (6.25%) LAN
5 7 (6.25%) WAN
6 6 (5.36%) VLAN
6 6 (5.36%) VPN
7 5 (4.46%) Internet
7 5 (4.46%) NAS
7 5 (4.46%) WebEx
8 4 (3.57%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.79%) ADSL
10 2 (1.79%) BGP
10 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.79%) Skype
11 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (25.00%) German Language
2 18 (16.07%) French Language
3 9 (8.04%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
4 2 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Security Engineer
2 37 (33.04%) Juniper Engineer
3 27 (24.11%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (19.64%) Support Engineer
5 20 (17.86%) Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (11.61%) IT Support
8 12 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Technical Support
9 11 (9.82%) Support Analyst
10 10 (8.93%) IT Analyst
10 10 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (8.93%) Technical Support Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) CSS3
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) HTML5
3 1 (0.89%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) PKI
3 4 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (50.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (49.11%) Linux
4 53 (47.32%) Windows Server
5 51 (45.54%) Unix
6 44 (39.29%) Solaris
6 44 (39.29%) Windows 2000
7 43 (38.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (9.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 11 (9.82%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.79%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.89%) Android
12 1 (0.89%) CentOS
12 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Risk Management
2 38 (33.93%) ITIL
3 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 17 (15.18%) Coaching
4 17 (15.18%) Identity Management
4 17 (15.18%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.25%) Network Management
7 5 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.46%) Validation
7 5 (4.46%) Workflow
8 4 (3.57%) Information Security
9 3 (2.68%) Data Management
9 3 (2.68%) High Availability
9 3 (2.68%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.68%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (1.79%) Process Improvement
10 2 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.79%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (1.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) C#
4 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.89%) Perl
4 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.89%) Python
4 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) MCSE
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.46%) CCNA
2 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.57%) MCP
3 4 (3.57%) MCSA
3 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) MCITP
4 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) CEH
5 2 (1.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) Degree
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.46%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.57%) vSphere
6 3 (2.68%) vCloud
7 2 (1.79%) XenApp
8 1 (0.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) WSUS
3 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.79%) Nessus
4 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.79%) Nmap
4 2 (1.79%) vMotion
5 1 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Puppet
5 1 (0.89%) SCOM
5 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (47.32%) Cisco
2 49 (43.75%) Juniper
3 48 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 44 (39.29%) Blue Coat
4 44 (39.29%) Crossbeam
4 44 (39.29%) F5
4 44 (39.29%) Palo Alto
4 44 (39.29%) Sourcefire
5 42 (37.50%) VMware
6 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.82%) HP
8 9 (8.04%) Citrix
9 8 (7.14%) EMC
10 6 (5.36%) Veeam
11 4 (3.57%) IBM
11 4 (3.57%) Oracle
12 3 (2.68%) arcserve
12 3 (2.68%) Lumension
12 3 (2.68%) NetApp
12 3 (2.68%) Veritas
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