Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 164 84
Rank change year-on-year -20 -80 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 55 104 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 1.56% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 5.76% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 179
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,400 £26,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,375 £55,250
South East median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% -4.11%

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 1,372 1,807 2,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.40% 27.08% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 1,516 1,742
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +2.41%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -4 27 £37,500 +20.97% 4
Bracknell -8 7 £35,500 -38.79%
Maidenhead -21 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Windsor - 4 £25,500 - 1
Newbury +3 3 £35,500 -19.32%
Crowthorne - 2 £45,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £45,000 -
Slough -19 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) Windows Server
3 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
4 32 (58.18%) VMware
5 28 (50.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (40.00%) Linux
8 21 (38.18%) Office 365
9 19 (34.55%) Windows 10
9 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
10 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
11 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 15 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
12 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (23.64%) Cisco
14 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
14 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (20.00%) Firewall
15 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (20.00%) CentOS
16 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
17 9 (16.36%) ITIL
17 9 (16.36%) DNS
17 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
18 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
18 8 (14.55%) Degree

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 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.82%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Office 365
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.27%) Datadog
4 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.45%) SaaS
6 2 (3.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
3 8 (14.55%) DHCP
3 8 (14.55%) SAN
4 7 (12.73%) Network Security
4 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.09%) Wireless
6 4 (7.27%) BIG-IP
6 4 (7.27%) VLAN
6 4 (7.27%) WebEx
7 3 (5.45%) GoToMeeting
7 3 (5.45%) SNMP
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.27%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (5.45%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.27%) Travis CI
1 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Support
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) Windows Server
3 28 (50.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (40.00%) Linux
5 19 (34.55%) Windows 10
6 15 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
8 11 (20.00%) CentOS
8 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
10 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
11 4 (7.27%) DC/OS
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (7.27%) SUSE
11 4 (7.27%) Unix
11 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
12 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
13 2 (3.64%) AIX
14 1 (1.82%) HPUX
14 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
5 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) SDLC
5 4 (7.27%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Tech Ops
6 3 (5.45%) Coaching
6 3 (5.45%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (7.27%) MCSA
5 3 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.27%) Docker
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.27%) VirtualBox
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) KVM
7 2 (3.64%) NFS
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.82%) NDS
8 1 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.27%) Ansible
3 4 (7.27%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) Packer
3 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (7.27%) Terraform
3 4 (7.27%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.45%) Grafana
4 3 (5.45%) Kibana
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
5 2 (3.64%) WSUS
6 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
1 32 (58.18%) VMware
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 7 (12.73%) F5
5 7 (12.73%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Veeam
7 5 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (7.27%) Altiris
8 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.27%) Dot Hill
8 4 (7.27%) Google
8 4 (7.27%) Intel
8 4 (7.27%) NetApp
8 4 (7.27%) New Relic
8 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.27%) Splunk
8 4 (7.27%) Veritas