The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Essex / Colchester
Rank 37 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 5.56% 8.52% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.83% 33.93% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 6
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
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 Colchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 94 56 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 40.17% 25.11% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 88 44 35
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,400 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Colchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Colchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (82.35%) SCCM
4 13 (76.47%) SCOM
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) Symantec
6 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 8 (47.06%) Thin Client
6 8 (47.06%) vSphere
6 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
6 8 (47.06%) Fat Client
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Capacity Management
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
1 8 (47.06%) Fat Client
1 8 (47.06%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Capacity Management
1 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) SCCM
2 13 (76.47%) SCOM
3 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic