The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 50 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.69% 2.55% 10.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.17% 11.71% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 36
Median salary £30,500 £31,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.17% -5.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 59 111 158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 26.46% 21.81% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 88 122
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
3 17 (89.47%) VMware
4 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
5 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (73.68%) Advertising
7 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) Wireless
11 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (10.53%) Office 365
11 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (5.26%) OpenVZ
12 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
12 1 (5.26%) Puppet
12 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
12 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
12 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
12 1 (5.26%) High Availability

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (73.68%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Field Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) High Availability
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL
1 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
1 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) arcserve
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Dell