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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 50 68 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.86% 3.79% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.82% 10.73% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 90
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +29.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £29,900 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £55,750
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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 423 634 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.64% 35.30% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 322 552 485
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

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

1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (57.45%) Cisco
2 54 (57.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (51.06%) Linux
4 47 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 44 (46.81%) TCP/IP
5 44 (46.81%) Firewall
6 42 (44.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (41.49%) ITIL
8 38 (40.43%) Juniper
8 38 (40.43%) CheckPoint
9 36 (38.30%) VMware
9 36 (38.30%) Unix
9 36 (38.30%) F5
10 35 (37.23%) Solaris
11 31 (32.98%) Windows 2000
11 31 (32.98%) Blue Coat
11 31 (32.98%) Sourcefire
11 31 (32.98%) Crossbeam
11 31 (32.98%) Palo Alto
12 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
13 29 (30.85%) Risk Management
13 29 (30.85%) Digital Economy
14 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
15 27 (28.72%) DNS
16 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
17 22 (23.40%) IIS
18 20 (21.28%) Identity Management
18 20 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
19 19 (20.21%) Mentoring

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 22 (23.40%) IIS
2 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.57%) Apache
5 7 (7.45%) Apache Solr
5 7 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.45%) nginx
6 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.26%) SAS
7 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.06%) JBoss
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Office 365
2 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.45%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (7.45%) Amazon S3
3 7 (7.45%) Google App Engine
3 7 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (46.81%) Firewall
1 44 (46.81%) TCP/IP
2 27 (28.72%) DNS
3 19 (20.21%) DHCP
4 16 (17.02%) SAN
5 11 (11.70%) VPN
6 9 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (9.57%) LAN
7 8 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.51%) WAN
8 7 (7.45%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (7.45%) OpenVPN
9 5 (5.32%) Internet
9 5 (5.32%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.26%) snoop
10 4 (4.26%) tcpdump
10 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.13%) ADSL
12 2 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 7 (7.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) Informix
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (30.85%) Digital Economy
2 12 (12.77%) German Language
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) French Language
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Support Engineer
2 27 (28.72%) Security Engineer
3 20 (21.28%) Juniper Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) IT Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Senior Security Engineer
5 18 (19.15%) IT Support
6 17 (18.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 13 (13.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (12.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Analyst
9 9 (9.57%) Exchange Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Technical Support
10 8 (8.51%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (7.45%) Kafka
1 7 (7.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) CSS3
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) HTML5
2 1 (1.06%) J2EE
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Clustering
3 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (57.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (51.06%) Linux
4 47 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 42 (44.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (38.30%) Unix
7 35 (37.23%) Solaris
8 31 (32.98%) Windows 2000
9 11 (11.70%) CentOS
10 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
11 6 (6.38%) Windows 10
12 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.06%) AIX
14 1 (1.06%) Debian
14 1 (1.06%) Fedora
14 1 (1.06%) HPUX
14 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) ITIL
2 29 (30.85%) Risk Management
3 20 (21.28%) Identity Management
3 20 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (20.21%) Coaching
4 19 (20.21%) Mentoring
5 16 (17.02%) High Availability
6 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.45%) Microservices
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.13%) Analytics
8 2 (2.13%) Data Analytics
8 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.13%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.06%) Operations Management
9 1 (1.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) Perl
3 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) CCNA
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.45%) Docker
5 7 (7.45%) Varnish
5 7 (7.45%) vSphere
6 4 (4.26%) Firmware
6 4 (4.26%) vCloud
7 1 (1.06%) NFS
7 1 (1.06%) Xen
7 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) HAProxy
1 7 (7.45%) Kibana
1 7 (7.45%) logstash
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
1 7 (7.45%) ZABBIX
2 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.32%) WSUS
4 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 3 (3.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.06%) cPanel
6 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.06%) Nagios
6 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.06%) Plesk
Vendors
1 54 (57.45%) Cisco
2 38 (40.43%) CheckPoint
2 38 (40.43%) Juniper
3 36 (38.30%) F5
3 36 (38.30%) VMware
4 31 (32.98%) Blue Coat
4 31 (32.98%) Crossbeam
4 31 (32.98%) Palo Alto
4 31 (32.98%) Sourcefire
5 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.09%) HP
7 13 (13.83%) Dell
8 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.45%) NetApp
9 7 (7.45%) New Relic
10 6 (6.38%) EMC
11 5 (5.32%) Veeam
12 4 (4.26%) Citrix
12 4 (4.26%) Nortel
12 4 (4.26%) Sun
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