The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 21 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +34 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.83% 1.75% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 9.17% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 19
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 120 180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.75% 19.11% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 93 105 157
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Slough over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (81.58%) Windows Server
4 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (47.37%) Firewall
8 16 (42.11%) DNS
9 15 (39.47%) HP
9 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
10 14 (36.84%) High Availability
10 14 (36.84%) VMware
10 14 (36.84%) Linux
11 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
11 13 (34.21%) SAN
12 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
14 10 (26.32%) Dell
14 10 (26.32%) VoIP
14 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
14 10 (26.32%) DHCP
15 9 (23.68%) SMTP
15 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (21.05%) Cisco
16 8 (21.05%) IBM
16 8 (21.05%) ITIL
16 8 (21.05%) Back Office
16 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) JBoss
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.89%) Office 365
3 3 (7.89%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) DNS
3 13 (34.21%) SAN
4 10 (26.32%) DHCP
4 10 (26.32%) VoIP
5 9 (23.68%) SMTP
6 7 (18.42%) NAS
6 7 (18.42%) Network Security
6 7 (18.42%) SNMP
7 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.53%) Wireless
10 3 (7.89%) PBX
10 3 (7.89%) VPN
11 2 (5.26%) LAN
11 2 (5.26%) Skype
11 2 (5.26%) WAN
12 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (10.53%) MySQL
7 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (21.05%) Back Office
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) IT Support
3 4 (10.53%) Operations Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
3 3 (7.89%) iPhone
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (81.58%) Windows Server
4 14 (36.84%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) High Availability
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.89%) People Management
6 3 (7.89%) Product Management
6 3 (7.89%) System Testing
6 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.63%) Security Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) VBScript
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCVP
3 7 (18.42%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) ISA Server
3 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.26%) XenApp
7 1 (2.63%) KVM
7 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) WSUS
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
2 5 (13.16%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
5 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Dell
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) IBM
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.53%) Juniper
6 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.89%) Kaspersky
7 3 (7.89%) Xerox
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
9 1 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
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