The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.81% 6.94% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.06% 20.36% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 21
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 167 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.31% 34.08% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 123 157 124
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) Lync
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (30.30%) MS Office
8 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
8 10 (30.30%) SLA
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
8 10 (30.30%) Juniper
8 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 9 (27.27%) vSphere
9 9 (27.27%) Firewall
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) MCSE
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (24.24%) SCCM
10 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) Lync
2 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (18.18%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) VPN
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (18.18%) Internet
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 4 (12.12%) FTP
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
6 3 (9.09%) VoIP
6 3 (9.09%) SNMP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.03%) Intranet
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) DHTML
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) XSL
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 6 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (18.18%) iPhone
1 6 (18.18%) iPad
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
6 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
8 4 (12.12%) Solaris
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) OS/400
9 1 (3.03%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Line Management
3 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Identity Management
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Coaching
4 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) vSphere
4 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) Samba
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
7 1 (3.03%) pfSense
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (18.18%) DameWare
3 4 (12.12%) SCOM
4 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) Dell
5 6 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Apple
5 6 (18.18%) McAfee
5 6 (18.18%) Bomgar
5 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 6 (18.18%) Dell KACE
6 4 (12.12%) F5
6 4 (12.12%) Crossbeam
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
7 3 (9.09%) Brocade
7 3 (9.09%) Mitel
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) IBM
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