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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.52% 4.07% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.75% 19.29% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 16
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £25,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,750
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
162 140 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.99% 21.12% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 147
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 11 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (61.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
6 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (40.00%) CCNA
7 24 (40.00%) VMware
8 21 (35.00%) SQL
9 19 (31.67%) Cisco
10 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (30.00%) IIS
11 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
12 15 (25.00%) PCI DSS
13 14 (23.33%) SCCM
13 14 (23.33%) Firewall
14 13 (21.67%) LAN
14 13 (21.67%) WAN
14 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (20.00%) Product Management
15 12 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (20.00%) Multicast
15 12 (20.00%) PBX
15 12 (20.00%) VoIP
15 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 12 (20.00%) TETRA
15 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (20.00%) Marketing
16 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (16.67%) Windows Mobile

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 18 (30.00%) IIS
2 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.67%) Apache
6 3 (5.00%) CMS
6 3 (5.00%) Drupal
6 3 (5.00%) Alfresco
6 3 (5.00%) WordPress
7 2 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) LAN
2 13 (21.67%) WAN
3 12 (20.00%) PBX
3 12 (20.00%) TETRA
3 12 (20.00%) VoIP
3 12 (20.00%) Multicast
4 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.00%) VPN
5 9 (15.00%) Network Security
6 8 (13.33%) DNS
6 8 (13.33%) DHCP
7 7 (11.67%) FTP
8 6 (10.00%) tcpdump
9 5 (8.33%) Internet
10 4 (6.67%) SSL
10 4 (6.67%) SAN
11 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) MySQL
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (20.00%) Marketing
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Product Manager
1 12 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 7 (11.67%) Server Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Team Leader
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Principle Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) MSMQ
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (61.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (15.00%) CentOS
5 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) VMS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Product Management
1 12 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (15.00%) Data Security
3 6 (10.00%) Change Management
3 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (10.00%) SIEM
4 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (5.00%) Content Management
5 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Process Management
6 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.67%) Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) Document Management
6 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.67%) Logistics
6 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 10 (16.67%) PHP
3 6 (10.00%) Perl
3 6 (10.00%) Python
3 6 (10.00%) Ruby
3 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) CISSP
3 6 (10.00%) CEH
3 6 (10.00%) OSCP
3 6 (10.00%) OSCE
4 4 (6.67%) MCSE
4 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.00%) MCITP
5 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (13.33%) SLA
4 6 (10.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.00%) KVM
4 6 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 6 (10.00%) Snort
4 6 (10.00%) Nmap
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) Nessus
3 5 (8.33%) SCOM
4 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.67%) Plesk
5 3 (5.00%) Nagios
5 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.33%) WSUS
6 2 (3.33%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.33%) MOM
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.00%) VMware
3 19 (31.67%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.33%) McAfee
5 8 (13.33%) Websense
6 6 (10.00%) Sophos
6 6 (10.00%) Imperva
6 6 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (6.67%) Dell
8 4 (6.67%) F5
9 3 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (5.00%) Juniper
9 3 (5.00%) CA
10 2 (3.33%) IBM
10 2 (3.33%) Intel
10 2 (3.33%) Citrix
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec
10 2 (3.33%) IronPort
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