The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 104 62 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.15% 3.40% 6.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.37% 11.95% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 90 57 86
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
537 519 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.58% 28.44% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 478 387
Average salary £35,000 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (60.96%) Active Directory
3 112 (59.89%) Microsoft
4 110 (58.82%) VMware
5 95 (50.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 92 (49.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (37.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 56 (29.95%) LAN
9 56 (29.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 55 (29.41%) Citrix
11 53 (28.34%) SAN
12 49 (26.20%) vSphere
13 48 (25.67%) MCSE
13 48 (25.67%) DNS
13 48 (25.67%) Hyper-V
14 46 (24.60%) WAN
15 45 (24.06%) SQL Server
15 45 (24.06%) Cisco
16 39 (20.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 35 (18.72%) Firewall
18 34 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
19 33 (17.65%) Windows 7
20 32 (17.11%) MS Excel
20 32 (17.11%) Finance
21 31 (16.58%) MCSA
22 30 (16.04%) ITIL
22 30 (16.04%) Windows XP
22 30 (16.04%) DHCP
23 29 (15.51%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 39 (20.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (9.09%) IIS
7 8 (4.28%) Lync
8 5 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.07%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.70%) Office 365
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.95%) LAN
2 53 (28.34%) SAN
3 48 (25.67%) DNS
4 46 (24.60%) WAN
5 35 (18.72%) Firewall
6 30 (16.04%) DHCP
7 21 (11.23%) TCP/IP
8 16 (8.56%) VPN
9 15 (8.02%) Wireless
10 14 (7.49%) Network Security
11 13 (6.95%) NAS
11 13 (6.95%) VoIP
12 9 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.21%) Internet
14 5 (2.67%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.67%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.67%) Multicast
15 4 (2.14%) VLAN
16 3 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (1.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.07%) DB2
7 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (17.11%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (22.46%) Analyst
2 31 (16.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (13.37%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.76%) Consultant
5 21 (11.23%) Support Analyst
6 19 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (7.49%) Applications Support
9 13 (6.95%) Administrator
10 11 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Wintel Support
11 10 (5.35%) IT Administrator
12 9 (4.81%) Server Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) Network Engineer
13 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.74%) Support Technician
14 7 (3.74%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.14%) .NET
2 3 (1.60%) CSS
2 3 (1.60%) XML
2 3 (1.60%) WCF
2 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.60%) HTML
3 2 (1.07%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (1.07%) WinForms
3 2 (1.07%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.07%) Web Services
3 2 (1.07%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.53%) LINQ
4 1 (0.53%) jQuery
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.53%) HTML5
4 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.53%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.28%) GIS
4 6 (3.21%) Clustering
5 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.60%) Handset
6 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.07%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.07%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (50.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (37.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 30 (16.04%) Windows XP
6 11 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.35%) Linux
8 9 (4.81%) Android
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.07%) CentOS
10 2 (1.07%) Debian
10 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.07%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.53%) UNIX
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.04%) ITIL
2 22 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (8.02%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 9 (4.81%) Network Management
6 8 (4.28%) PRINCE
7 7 (3.74%) CRM
8 6 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.21%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.21%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.21%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.21%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.14%) Time Management
10 4 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.60%) Data Protection
11 3 (1.60%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (1.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.51%) SQL
2 6 (3.21%) VB
3 5 (2.67%) C#
4 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.60%) VBScript
5 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.07%) VB6
6 2 (1.07%) PHP
6 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (29.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (25.67%) MCSE
3 31 (16.58%) MCSA
4 28 (14.97%) Degree
5 25 (13.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (8.02%) MCITP
7 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
8 13 (6.95%) CCNP
9 12 (6.42%) CCNA
9 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
10 11 (5.88%) VCP4
11 10 (5.35%) MCP
12 8 (4.28%) CCA
12 8 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.67%) CCEA
13 5 (2.67%) CCIP
13 5 (2.67%) CCIE
13 5 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.67%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (60.96%) Active Directory
2 92 (49.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (26.20%) vSphere
4 48 (25.67%) Hyper-V
5 28 (14.97%) XenApp
6 19 (10.16%) VMware ESX
7 15 (8.02%) XenDesktop
8 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (5.35%) XenServer
10 9 (4.81%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.14%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.53%) SRDF
14 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (10.16%) SCCM
2 16 (8.56%) SCOM
3 13 (6.95%) WSUS
4 10 (5.35%) MOM
5 7 (3.74%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.21%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.67%) XenMobile
8 4 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.14%) SCSM
8 4 (2.14%) Nagios
8 4 (2.14%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.60%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.60%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.07%) Legato
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 112 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 110 (58.82%) VMware
3 55 (29.41%) Citrix
4 45 (24.06%) Cisco
5 20 (10.70%) EMC
6 19 (10.16%) NetApp
7 15 (8.02%) Symantec
8 12 (6.42%) Juniper
9 11 (5.88%) Dell
10 10 (5.35%) HP
11 9 (4.81%) Apple
12 8 (4.28%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.74%) Websense
14 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.21%) CommVault
15 5 (2.67%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.67%) SonicWALL
16 4 (2.14%) WatchGuard
16 4 (2.14%) Open-E
16 4 (2.14%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits, Phone, Laptop, PC, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago