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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 46 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.94% 5.01% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.87% 16.39% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 31
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.09% +29.23%  
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 89 122 112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 37.39% 30.58% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 113 95
Median salary £42,750 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £55,000
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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (38.46%) Advertising
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (38.46%) High Availability
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) OpenVZ
6 5 (38.46%) Apache
6 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (7.69%) Android
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (7.69%) MCSE
9 1 (7.69%) Splunk
9 1 (7.69%) SIEM
9 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
9 1 (7.69%) iPad
9 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line

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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) IIS
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) OpenVZ
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
1 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) arcserve
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk