Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 144 78
Rank change year-on-year -34 -66 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 78 119 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 1.87% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.22% 6.88% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 80 64 229
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,700 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,625 £55,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% -6.67%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,495 1,729 2,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.79% 27.14% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,445 1,933
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.29%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -25 28 £36,750 +5.00% 4
Slough -20 14 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Bracknell -3 13 £36,500 -4.26% 1
Windsor +2 6 £28,500 +14.00%
Maidenhead -38 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Wokingham +8 2 £36,500 -4.58%
Thatcham +7 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Crowthorne - 2 £45,000 -
Newbury +19 1 £35,500 -8.97%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 50 (64.10%) VMware
6 42 (53.85%) Office 365
7 40 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (38.46%) Windows 7
9 30 (38.46%) Windows 10
10 28 (35.90%) ITIL
11 26 (33.33%) Citrix
12 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
14 22 (28.21%) Firewall
14 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
15 21 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (25.64%) Linux
16 20 (25.64%) Windows 8
17 19 (24.36%) SLA
18 18 (23.08%) XenApp
18 18 (23.08%) XenDesktop
19 17 (21.79%) Degree
20 16 (20.51%) SAN
21 14 (17.95%) Cisco
21 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
21 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
21 14 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 13 (16.67%) DHCP
22 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.28%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 42 (53.85%) Office 365
2 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.85%) Datadog
4 3 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) SAN
3 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.67%) DHCP
4 13 (16.67%) DNS
5 7 (8.97%) Network Security
5 7 (8.97%) VLAN
6 6 (7.69%) Wireless
7 5 (6.41%) SNMP
8 4 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (5.13%) LAN
8 4 (5.13%) WAN
9 3 (3.85%) GoToMeeting
9 3 (3.85%) Internet
9 3 (3.85%) Skype
9 3 (3.85%) SSL
9 3 (3.85%) WebEx
10 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.56%) Intranet
10 2 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.13%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.85%) Travis CI
1 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) IT Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Technical Support
4 8 (10.26%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Field Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) .NET
1 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.56%) WCF
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.69%) Clustering
4 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.85%) NHS
6 3 (3.85%) PKI
6 3 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) iPhone
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 36 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (38.46%) Windows 10
4 30 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.64%) Linux
5 20 (25.64%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.97%) CentOS
8 4 (5.13%) SUSE
9 3 (3.85%) AIX
9 3 (3.85%) DC/OS
9 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.56%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) ITIL
2 21 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.97%) Migration
6 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
7 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.13%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) Coaching
8 4 (5.13%) High Availability
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.13%) Project Management
8 4 (5.13%) Tech Ops
8 4 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 14 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (14.10%) MCSE
5 9 (11.54%) MCSA
6 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) GDPR
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 40 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
4 18 (23.08%) XenApp
4 18 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 9 (11.54%) vSphere
6 8 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.85%) Docker
8 3 (3.85%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.56%) KVM
9 2 (2.56%) NFS
9 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.28%) NDS
10 1 (1.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) vCenter Server
3 5 (6.41%) Puppet
3 5 (6.41%) SCOM
4 4 (5.13%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.13%) WSUS
5 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.85%) Grafana
5 3 (3.85%) Kibana
5 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.85%) Packer
5 3 (3.85%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 50 (64.10%) VMware
3 26 (33.33%) Citrix
4 14 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (8.97%) HP
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.97%) Symantec
6 6 (7.69%) Veeam
7 5 (6.41%) Dell
7 5 (6.41%) F5
7 5 (6.41%) Google
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle
7 5 (6.41%) Veritas
8 4 (5.13%) Altiris
8 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.13%) Dot Hill
8 4 (5.13%) EMC
8 4 (5.13%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.85%) Splunk