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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.29% 5.79% 4.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.00% 16.67% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 24
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
150 174 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.51% 34.73% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 136 159 152
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 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 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) ITIL
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.00%) vSphere
8 8 (25.00%) Juniper
8 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) IIS
10 6 (18.75%) MS Office
10 6 (18.75%) UNIX
10 6 (18.75%) SLA
10 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (15.63%) F5
11 5 (15.63%) Lync

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Lync
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
1 3 (9.38%) Ajax
1 3 (9.38%) XML
1 3 (9.38%) XSL
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) DHTML
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Symmetrix
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) UNIX
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000
6 5 (15.63%) Solaris
7 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
8 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.13%) OS/400
10 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
2 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Line Management
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) vSphere
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) pfSense
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (9.38%) DameWare
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 8 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) Crossbeam
5 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
5 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
5 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Dell KACE
7 3 (9.38%) Bomgar
7 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
7 3 (9.38%) Apple
7 3 (9.38%) McAfee
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Veritas