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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 56 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 64 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.21% 3.54% 6.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.06% 15.88% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 99
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
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
340 403 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.84% 22.30% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 298 371 353
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (70.67%) Microsoft
3 91 (60.67%) Active Directory
4 87 (58.00%) VMware
5 71 (47.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 70 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 65 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 53 (35.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (34.00%) Hyper-V
11 48 (32.00%) Cisco
12 44 (29.33%) MS Excel
13 42 (28.00%) LAN
13 42 (28.00%) vSphere
14 40 (26.67%) Citrix
14 40 (26.67%) SAN
15 39 (26.00%) Firewall
16 36 (24.00%) WAN
16 36 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 34 (22.67%) SQL
18 28 (18.67%) DNS
18 28 (18.67%) VMware ESX
18 28 (18.67%) Windows 7
19 26 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
22 23 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2003
22 23 (15.33%) MCSE
22 23 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2013
23 21 (14.00%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 70 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 36 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (14.00%) IIS
6 7 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.67%) Lync
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.33%) SAS
9 2 (1.33%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.33%) Apache
9 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 44 (29.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.00%) Office 365
2 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.00%) LAN
2 40 (26.67%) SAN
3 39 (26.00%) Firewall
4 36 (24.00%) WAN
5 28 (18.67%) DNS
6 20 (13.33%) DHCP
7 13 (8.67%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.67%) NAS
8 10 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (6.00%) VPN
10 7 (4.67%) Wireless
10 7 (4.67%) VLAN
11 6 (4.00%) IPsec
11 6 (4.00%) IPv4
11 6 (4.00%) VoIP
12 5 (3.33%) Internet
12 5 (3.33%) Network Security
13 3 (2.00%) MPLS
13 3 (2.00%) DSL
13 3 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.00%) MySQL
9 2 (1.33%) DB2
9 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 24 (16.00%) Analyst
3 22 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.67%) Support Technician
4 16 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (8.00%) Consultant
6 11 (7.33%) Developer
6 11 (7.33%) IT Support
7 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.33%) Field Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) HTML
2 9 (6.00%) .NET
3 8 (5.33%) ADO.NET
3 8 (5.33%) CSS
3 8 (5.33%) Web Services
3 8 (5.33%) XML
3 8 (5.33%) WinForms
3 8 (5.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (5.33%) WCF
3 8 (5.33%) .NET Compact Framework
3 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.33%) MDX
4 2 (1.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.67%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.00%) Clustering
2 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.33%) Replication
6 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.33%) GIS
7 2 (1.33%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) AS400
8 1 (0.67%) Handset
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 53 (35.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (18.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.33%) Linux
5 8 (5.33%) Android
6 7 (4.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.33%) CentOS
8 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.00%) UNIX
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.67%) ITIL
1 13 (8.67%) Service Delivery
2 12 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (6.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.33%) Web Development
4 8 (5.33%) OO
4 8 (5.33%) OOD
4 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (4.67%) Network Management
6 6 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 5 (3.33%) Time Management
7 5 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.00%) CRM
8 3 (2.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.67%) SQL
2 12 (8.00%) VB
3 8 (5.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (5.33%) VB6
3 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.33%) C#
3 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.67%) PHP
5 5 (3.33%) VBScript
6 4 (2.67%) Java
6 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (15.33%) MCSE
3 20 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.67%) MCSA
5 15 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (8.00%) CCNA
8 10 (6.67%) Degree
8 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.33%) MCP
10 7 (4.67%) MCITP
11 4 (2.67%) VCP4
12 2 (1.33%) CCNP
12 2 (1.33%) ISEB
13 1 (0.67%) CCA
13 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.67%) MCTS
13 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 71 (47.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (34.00%) Hyper-V
4 42 (28.00%) vSphere
5 28 (18.67%) VMware ESX
6 15 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (8.00%) XenApp
9 8 (5.33%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (5.33%) XenDesktop
10 7 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.33%) XenServer
12 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) SCOM
2 8 (5.33%) SCCM
3 7 (4.67%) WSUS
4 5 (3.33%) Nagios
5 4 (2.67%) MOM
5 4 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.67%) SCDPM
5 4 (2.67%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.00%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.33%) SCSM
8 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (70.67%) Microsoft
2 87 (58.00%) VMware
3 48 (32.00%) Cisco
4 40 (26.67%) Citrix
5 18 (12.00%) Dell
6 15 (10.00%) NetApp
7 13 (8.67%) HP
8 11 (7.33%) Apple
9 8 (5.33%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.00%) Juniper
10 6 (4.00%) EMC
11 5 (3.33%) IBM
11 5 (3.33%) Symantec
11 5 (3.33%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.67%) Veeam
13 3 (2.00%) SAP
13 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.33%) Sophos
14 2 (1.33%) Avaya
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