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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 116 134 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.62% 5.38% 7.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.68% 19.17% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 93 103 130
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
656 699 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.14% 28.05% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 536 570
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 £24,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 163 (67.63%) Microsoft
3 155 (64.32%) Active Directory
4 145 (60.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 123 (51.04%) VMware
6 101 (41.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 99 (41.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (39.00%) TCP/IP
9 74 (30.71%) SCCM
10 72 (29.88%) Windows 7
11 68 (28.22%) MS Exchange
12 65 (26.97%) Linux
12 65 (26.97%) SQL
13 64 (26.56%) Cisco
14 63 (26.14%) Hyper-V
15 56 (23.24%) MS Excel
16 55 (22.82%) DNS
16 55 (22.82%) Security Cleared
17 53 (21.99%) Firewall
18 43 (17.84%) IIS
19 42 (17.43%) HP
20 40 (16.60%) MS Office
20 40 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (16.18%) SharePoint
22 38 (15.77%) SAN
22 38 (15.77%) PowerShell
23 37 (15.35%) Windows 8
23 37 (15.35%) Oracle
24 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
25 35 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (28.22%) MS Exchange
2 43 (17.84%) IIS
3 39 (16.18%) SharePoint
4 35 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (8.71%) Lync
6 18 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.22%) Lotus Domino
8 11 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.66%) Apache
11 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.24%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.24%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (23.24%) MS Excel
2 40 (16.60%) MS Office
3 11 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (4.56%) Office 365
2 9 (3.73%) SaaS
3 6 (2.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (39.00%) TCP/IP
2 55 (22.82%) DNS
3 53 (21.99%) Firewall
4 38 (15.77%) SAN
5 33 (13.69%) DHCP
6 29 (12.03%) LAN
7 18 (7.47%) WAN
8 13 (5.39%) Internet
9 12 (4.98%) NAS
10 11 (4.56%) SSL
11 7 (2.90%) VPN
12 6 (2.49%) VoIP
13 5 (2.07%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.07%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.07%) PBX
13 5 (2.07%) MPLS
14 3 (1.24%) SMTP
14 3 (1.24%) HTTP
14 3 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (2.49%) MSI
3 4 (1.66%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.24%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.24%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.24%) JIRA
4 3 (1.24%) Selenium
4 3 (1.24%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.24%) MSTest
5 2 (0.83%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (9.54%) Finance
2 13 (5.39%) Retail
3 10 (4.15%) Billing
3 10 (4.15%) Legal
4 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.41%) French Language
5 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (29.05%) Support Engineer
2 23 (9.54%) Integration Engineer
3 19 (7.88%) Security Engineer
3 19 (7.88%) Technical Support
4 17 (7.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.05%) Administrator
5 15 (6.22%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (6.22%) Senior Support Engineer
6 14 (5.81%) Technical Support Engineer
7 13 (5.39%) Architect
7 13 (5.39%) Server Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (4.56%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.15%) Analyst
11 9 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.73%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (3.32%) Server Support
12 8 (3.32%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) Software Packaging
2 7 (2.90%) .NET
3 6 (2.49%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.49%) WSH
3 6 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.66%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.83%) Flash
5 2 (0.83%) XML
6 1 (0.41%) XSLT
6 1 (0.41%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.22%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.81%) Clustering
4 11 (4.56%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.15%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.73%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.73%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.73%) Open Source
7 8 (3.32%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.49%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.07%) Statistics
10 4 (1.66%) Replication
11 3 (1.24%) PKI
12 2 (0.83%) Kindle
12 2 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.41%) iPhone
13 1 (0.41%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (60.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 99 (41.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (29.88%) Windows 7
5 65 (26.97%) Linux
6 37 (15.35%) Windows 8
7 29 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (12.03%) Windows XP
8 21 (8.71%) Solaris
9 18 (7.47%) UNIX
10 16 (6.64%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.07%) Android
12 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.28%) Project Management
2 30 (12.45%) ITIL
3 27 (11.20%) Migration
4 25 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.71%) Project Planning
6 19 (7.88%) Mentoring
7 16 (6.64%) Coaching
7 16 (6.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (6.64%) Problem Management
8 15 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (5.39%) Data Management
10 12 (4.98%) Validation
10 12 (4.98%) Server Monitoring
11 10 (4.15%) Change Control
11 10 (4.15%) SABSA
11 10 (4.15%) SOA
11 10 (4.15%) TOGAF
11 10 (4.15%) DoDAF
11 10 (4.15%) Business Development
11 10 (4.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.97%) SQL
2 38 (15.77%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.13%) VBScript
4 15 (6.22%) VB
5 6 (2.49%) C#
6 4 (1.66%) Java
7 3 (1.24%) Perl
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) Python
8 2 (0.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) X++
9 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
4 30 (12.45%) MCSE
5 27 (11.20%) DV Cleared
6 24 (9.96%) MCITP
7 19 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.05%) CCNA
9 13 (5.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (4.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.73%) Degree
12 7 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (2.49%) RHCE
13 6 (2.49%) MCSA
14 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (2.07%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
15 3 (1.24%) ISEB
15 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.20%) SLA
2 12 (4.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (4.15%) COBIT
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 155 (64.32%) Active Directory
2 101 (41.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (26.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.22%) VMware ESX
4 15 (6.22%) vSphere
5 12 (4.98%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.98%) ISA Server
6 10 (4.15%) vCloud
6 10 (4.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.66%) KVM
10 2 (0.83%) Firmware
10 2 (0.83%) XenApp
10 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.41%) iptables
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (30.71%) SCCM
2 26 (10.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (9.96%) WSUS
4 15 (6.22%) Backup Exec
5 14 (5.81%) NetBackup
5 14 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (4.98%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (4.98%) SCOM
7 10 (4.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (1.66%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.24%) Nagios
9 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.24%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.83%) vMotion
10 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.83%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.83%) Legato
11 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 163 (67.63%) Microsoft
2 123 (51.04%) VMware
3 64 (26.56%) Cisco
4 42 (17.43%) HP
5 37 (15.35%) Oracle
6 33 (13.69%) Juniper
6 33 (13.69%) Symantec
7 32 (13.28%) Citrix
8 28 (11.62%) CheckPoint
9 26 (10.79%) Red Hat
10 23 (9.54%) EMC
10 23 (9.54%) F5
11 16 (6.64%) Crossbeam
11 16 (6.64%) Blue Coat
11 16 (6.64%) Sourcefire
11 16 (6.64%) IBM
12 15 (6.22%) Dell
13 11 (4.56%) Veritas
14 9 (3.73%) Lotus
14 9 (3.73%) Apple
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