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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 74 73 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 74 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.52% 3.35% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 12.01% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 72 109
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £19,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £47,600
UK excluding London median 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
604 616 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.71% 27.86% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 493 485 533
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,579 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 27 August 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (54.89%) VMware
3 71 (53.38%) Firewall
4 70 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 66 (49.62%) Linux
6 64 (48.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (46.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (43.61%) Active Directory
9 57 (42.86%) TCP/IP
10 50 (37.59%) Microsoft
11 48 (36.09%) Cisco
12 47 (35.34%) Juniper
12 47 (35.34%) CheckPoint
12 47 (35.34%) Unix
12 47 (35.34%) Solaris
13 44 (33.08%) Windows 2000
13 44 (33.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (32.33%) F5
14 43 (32.33%) Palo Alto
15 42 (31.58%) ITIL
16 39 (29.32%) German Language
17 34 (25.56%) SQL Server
18 29 (21.80%) Citrix
19 28 (21.05%) SQL
19 28 (21.05%) French Language
20 27 (20.30%) Hyper-V
20 27 (20.30%) DNS
21 25 (18.80%) SLA
21 25 (18.80%) IIS
22 23 (17.29%) Crossbeam

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 25 (18.80%) IIS
2 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.02%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.26%) JBoss
5 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.01%) Apache
6 4 (3.01%) ArcGIS
6 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (53.38%) Firewall
2 57 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 27 (20.30%) DNS
4 22 (16.54%) SAN
5 20 (15.04%) DHCP
6 11 (8.27%) LAN
6 11 (8.27%) WAN
7 9 (6.77%) VPN
7 9 (6.77%) WebEx
8 8 (6.02%) Wireless
9 6 (4.51%) Internet
9 6 (4.51%) VLAN
9 6 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.76%) IPsec
11 4 (3.01%) FTP
11 4 (3.01%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.01%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.01%) NAS
11 4 (3.01%) SNMP
12 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (29.32%) German Language
2 28 (21.05%) French Language
3 14 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Juniper Engineer
1 36 (27.07%) Security Engineer
2 34 (25.56%) Linux Engineer
3 30 (22.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Support Specialist
7 10 (7.52%) Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) VMware Specialist
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Consultant
10 7 (5.26%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (4.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
1 11 (8.27%) Replication
2 8 (6.02%) PKI
3 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 66 (49.62%) Linux
4 64 (48.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (46.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (35.34%) Solaris
6 47 (35.34%) Unix
7 44 (33.08%) Windows 2000
8 21 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 13 (9.77%) Windows 10
10 8 (6.02%) AIX
11 6 (4.51%) CentOS
12 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.26%) Debian
13 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) ITIL
2 17 (12.78%) Validation
3 15 (11.28%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
4 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (5.26%) Data Management
7 6 (4.51%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.51%) Migration
8 5 (3.76%) Information Security
8 5 (3.76%) Logistics
8 5 (3.76%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.01%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.01%) Coaching
9 4 (3.01%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.01%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (3.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.50%) C#
2 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.53%) CCNA
4 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.26%) MCSE
6 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.01%) MCSA
8 2 (1.50%) MCTS
9 1 (0.75%) CCNP
9 1 (0.75%) CISSP
9 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (43.61%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.28%) vSphere
5 13 (9.77%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.02%) DFS Replication
7 7 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (4.51%) XenApp
9 4 (3.01%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.01%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.26%) XenServer
11 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) SCCM
2 17 (12.78%) WSUS
3 12 (9.02%) SCOM
4 11 (8.27%) Backup Exec
4 11 (8.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (6.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (3.76%) Legato
6 5 (3.76%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.01%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (3.01%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.50%) Nagios
8 2 (1.50%) Simpana
9 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (54.89%) VMware
2 50 (37.59%) Microsoft
3 48 (36.09%) Cisco
4 47 (35.34%) CheckPoint
4 47 (35.34%) Juniper
5 43 (32.33%) F5
5 43 (32.33%) Palo Alto
6 29 (21.80%) Citrix
7 23 (17.29%) Blue Coat
7 23 (17.29%) Crossbeam
7 23 (17.29%) Sourcefire
8 20 (15.04%) EMC
9 18 (13.53%) HP
10 14 (10.53%) Veeam
11 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
12 7 (5.26%) Intel Security
12 7 (5.26%) NetApp
13 6 (4.51%) IBM
13 6 (4.51%) Veritas
14 5 (3.76%) Remedy
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