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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.62% 6.39% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 19.51% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 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 £31,900 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
113 164 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.40% 32.73% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 154 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 11 (40.74%) Lync
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 10 (37.04%) MS Office
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) MCSE
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Juniper
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
9 7 (25.93%) Degree
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
9 7 (25.93%) SLA
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (40.74%) Lync
2 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) IIS
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.70%) Apache
7 1 (3.70%) CMS
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Drupal
7 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
7 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) VPN
2 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
4 6 (22.22%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) SNMP
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (14.81%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) Intranet
8 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
8 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) DHTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) XSL
1 2 (7.41%) LAMP
1 2 (7.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (22.22%) iPhone
1 6 (22.22%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
6 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (7.41%) Solaris
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.70%) OS/400
9 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.70%) CentOS
9 1 (3.70%) AIX
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) MCSE
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.81%) Samba
5 3 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) DameWare
1 6 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Plesk
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) cPanel
3 1 (3.70%) Webmin
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) McAfee
3 6 (22.22%) Apple
3 6 (22.22%) Dell
3 6 (22.22%) Bomgar
3 6 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 6 (22.22%) Dell KACE
4 4 (14.81%) ProCurve
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Brocade
5 3 (11.11%) Mitel
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
6 2 (7.41%) Crossbeam