The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.91% 4.01% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.36% 17.93% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 22
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 145 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 33.94% 22.34% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 158 124 146
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Slough region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
4 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.10%) VMware
6 24 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (39.66%) CCNA
8 20 (34.48%) Cisco
9 18 (31.03%) SQL
10 17 (29.31%) IIS
11 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 15 (25.86%) SCCM
13 14 (24.14%) PCI DSS
13 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
14 13 (22.41%) LAN
14 13 (22.41%) WAN
14 13 (22.41%) Marketing
14 13 (22.41%) Product Management
15 12 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (20.69%) Multicast
15 12 (20.69%) TETRA
15 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
15 12 (20.69%) PBX
15 12 (20.69%) VoIP
15 12 (20.69%) MS Office
16 11 (18.97%) Firewall
16 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 17 (29.31%) IIS
2 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.45%) Drupal
6 2 (3.45%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.45%) WordPress
6 2 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) WAN
1 13 (22.41%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) PBX
2 12 (20.69%) TETRA
2 12 (20.69%) VoIP
2 12 (20.69%) Multicast
3 11 (18.97%) Firewall
4 10 (17.24%) DNS
5 9 (15.52%) Network Security
5 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.52%) DHCP
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 6 (10.34%) FTP
8 5 (8.62%) SSL
8 5 (8.62%) tcpdump
9 4 (6.90%) Internet
9 4 (6.90%) SAN
10 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (22.41%) Marketing
2 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (17.24%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) German Language
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Product Manager
1 12 (20.69%) Portfolio Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Server Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Principle Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
3 1 (1.72%) WCF
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
6 7 (12.07%) CentOS
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) VMS
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Product Management
2 12 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (15.52%) Data Security
4 6 (10.34%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (8.62%) SIEM
6 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Content Management
7 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.72%) SOA
8 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.72%) Process Management
8 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.72%) MVC
8 1 (1.72%) Workflow
8 1 (1.72%) Document Management
8 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.72%) Logistics
8 1 (1.72%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PHP
3 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.62%) Perl
4 5 (8.62%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (39.66%) CCNA
3 5 (8.62%) CISSP
3 5 (8.62%) OSCP
3 5 (8.62%) OSCE
3 5 (8.62%) CEH
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.90%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) VCP5
5 3 (5.17%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 10 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (12.07%) SLA
4 5 (8.62%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.34%) KVM
4 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.34%) ISA Server
5 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.62%) Snort
5 5 (8.62%) Nmap
6 3 (5.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Xen
7 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) Nessus
3 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.17%) Plesk
3 3 (5.17%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.45%) MOM
4 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) McAfee
4 8 (13.79%) Websense
5 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.62%) Sophos
6 5 (8.62%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) Imperva
7 4 (6.90%) F5
7 4 (6.90%) Dell
8 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 3 (5.17%) CA
8 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.45%) IronPort
9 2 (3.45%) Intel
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix
9 2 (3.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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