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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 71 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 107 152 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.23% 3.40% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.15% 11.66% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80 125 175
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 960 1304 1290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.02% 29.19% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 801 1133 990
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 53 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Slough +10 24 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Maidenhead +3 9 £33,615 -10.36%
Wokingham +23 8 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Bracknell +15 5 £46,250 -11.90%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (68.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 133 (61.86%) Windows Server
4 125 (58.14%) Active Directory
5 112 (52.09%) Microsoft
6 96 (44.65%) DNS
7 94 (43.72%) Cisco
8 93 (43.26%) VMware
9 88 (40.93%) Firewall
10 85 (39.53%) Linux
11 84 (39.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 83 (38.60%) SQL Server
13 76 (35.35%) TCP/IP
14 69 (32.09%) DHCP
15 68 (31.63%) ITIL
16 58 (26.98%) Hyper-V
17 57 (26.51%) MS Exchange
18 51 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (22.79%) SAN
20 46 (21.40%) F5
21 42 (19.53%) Office 365
22 40 (18.60%) Juniper
22 40 (18.60%) High Availability
23 39 (18.14%) CheckPoint
23 39 (18.14%) WAN
23 39 (18.14%) Unix
24 37 (17.21%) LAN
24 37 (17.21%) VPN
24 37 (17.21%) SQL Server 2012
25 36 (16.74%) Mentoring

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 57 (26.51%) MS Exchange
2 35 (16.28%) IIS
3 30 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (12.09%) Apache
6 20 (9.30%) SharePoint
7 18 (8.37%) Tomcat
8 14 (6.51%) Skype for Business
9 13 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (3.26%) Apache Solr
11 7 (3.26%) nginx
12 6 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (2.33%) IBM Notes
14 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
15 3 (1.40%) JBoss
15 3 (1.40%) SAS
16 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.93%) GroupWise
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.86%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.86%) QuarkXPress
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 42 (19.53%) Office 365
2 29 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (3.72%) SaaS
6 7 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (3.26%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.26%) Google App Engine
6 7 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (44.65%) DNS
2 88 (40.93%) Firewall
3 76 (35.35%) TCP/IP
4 69 (32.09%) DHCP
5 49 (22.79%) SAN
6 39 (18.14%) WAN
7 37 (17.21%) LAN
7 37 (17.21%) VPN
8 28 (13.02%) VLAN
9 26 (12.09%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (10.70%) Remote Desktop
11 20 (9.30%) Internet
11 20 (9.30%) NAS
12 18 (8.37%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (7.91%) MPLS
14 16 (7.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (6.51%) VoIP
16 13 (6.05%) Network Security
16 13 (6.05%) SSL
17 12 (5.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (10.23%) MySQL
5 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (5.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.26%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.79%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.86%) Big Data
12 2 (0.93%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.47%) DB2
13 1 (0.47%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (5.12%) WinDbg
2 7 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.86%) JIRA
General
1 29 (13.49%) Digital Economy
2 23 (10.70%) Back Office
2 23 (10.70%) Finance
3 19 (8.84%) Marketing
4 16 (7.44%) German Language
5 14 (6.51%) Manufacturing
6 13 (6.05%) Electronics
6 13 (6.05%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.26%) French Language
8 4 (1.86%) Games
8 4 (1.86%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.86%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.40%) Retail
10 2 (0.93%) Legal
10 2 (0.93%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 54 (25.12%) Support Engineer
2 53 (24.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (19.07%) Security Engineer
4 27 (12.56%) IT Engineer
5 26 (12.09%) Analyst
6 25 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (11.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 21 (9.77%) IT Support
7 21 (9.77%) Juniper Engineer
8 20 (9.30%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 20 (9.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 20 (9.30%) Senior Security Engineer
8 20 (9.30%) Support Analyst
9 19 (8.84%) IT Support Engineer
10 18 (8.37%) Administrator
10 18 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (7.91%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
12 15 (6.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.91%) Web Services
2 7 (3.26%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (3.26%) Kafka
2 7 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (2.79%) CSS
3 6 (2.79%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (1.86%) .NET
4 4 (1.86%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.86%) WCF
4 4 (1.86%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) CSS3
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.47%) J2EE
6 1 (0.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.37%) Clustering
2 16 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.72%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.72%) FlexPod
4 8 (3.72%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.79%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.86%) PDA
8 3 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.40%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.93%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) CCTV
10 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (68.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 133 (61.86%) Windows Server
4 85 (39.53%) Linux
5 84 (39.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (18.14%) Unix
7 35 (16.28%) Windows 2000
8 34 (15.81%) Solaris
9 24 (11.16%) Windows 7
10 17 (7.91%) CentOS
11 15 (6.98%) Windows 10
12 11 (5.12%) Windows XP
13 10 (4.65%) Mac OS
14 8 (3.72%) Windows 8
15 6 (2.79%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.86%) Windows NT
17 3 (1.40%) Android
18 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.93%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.63%) ITIL
2 40 (18.60%) High Availability
3 36 (16.74%) Mentoring
4 29 (13.49%) Risk Management
5 21 (9.77%) Identity Management
5 21 (9.77%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (9.30%) Coaching
7 16 (7.44%) Change Management
8 13 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.05%) DevOps
8 13 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (6.05%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (3.72%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.26%) Microservices
13 7 (3.26%) Presales
13 7 (3.26%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.28%) SQL
2 28 (13.02%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.58%) VBScript
4 10 (4.65%) C
5 9 (4.19%) Python
6 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.86%) C++
6 4 (1.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.86%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.86%) Perl
6 4 (1.86%) Ruby
7 3 (1.40%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (15.35%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (10.70%) MCSE
4 22 (10.23%) CCNA
5 11 (5.12%) CCNP
5 11 (5.12%) CCVP
6 10 (4.65%) CEH
6 10 (4.65%) CISSP
6 10 (4.65%) MCP
7 9 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.26%) MCSA
9 6 (2.79%) CCA
9 6 (2.79%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.79%) Degree
9 6 (2.79%) GCIA
9 6 (2.79%) MCITP
10 5 (2.33%) CCSP
11 4 (1.86%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (1.86%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (1.40%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.63%) SLA
2 15 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.40%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 125 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 58 (26.98%) Hyper-V
3 51 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (13.49%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (12.56%) XenApp
6 21 (9.77%) vSphere
7 18 (8.37%) Terminal Services
8 15 (6.98%) XenServer
9 11 (5.12%) ISA Server
9 11 (5.12%) KVM
9 11 (5.12%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (3.26%) Docker
11 7 (3.26%) Varnish
12 6 (2.79%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.86%) Samba
13 4 (1.86%) vCloud
14 3 (1.40%) Firmware
15 2 (0.93%) NDS
Systems Management
1 23 (10.70%) WSUS
2 21 (9.77%) SCCM
3 18 (8.37%) ZABBIX
4 14 (6.51%) Backup Exec
5 11 (5.12%) SCOM
6 10 (4.65%) Puppet
7 9 (4.19%) Kibana
8 7 (3.26%) HAProxy
8 7 (3.26%) logstash
9 6 (2.79%) EdgeSight
9 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.79%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.40%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.93%) Grafana
11 2 (0.93%) Graphite
11 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.93%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 112 (52.09%) Microsoft
2 94 (43.72%) Cisco
3 93 (43.26%) VMware
4 46 (21.40%) F5
5 40 (18.60%) Juniper
6 39 (18.14%) CheckPoint
7 31 (14.42%) Blue Coat
7 31 (14.42%) Crossbeam
7 31 (14.42%) Palo Alto
7 31 (14.42%) Sourcefire
8 30 (13.95%) Citrix
9 29 (13.49%) HP
10 27 (12.56%) Dell
11 16 (7.44%) NetApp
12 15 (6.98%) McAfee
12 15 (6.98%) SAP
13 12 (5.58%) Apple
14 11 (5.12%) Veeam
15 8 (3.72%) Red Hat
15 8 (3.72%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 basic + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago