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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 68 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 77 38 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.27% 2.60% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.25% 9.38% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 36 83
Average salary £30,500 £31,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.93% -17.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £51,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
422 405 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.41% 27.72% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 376 366 323
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (64.21%) Microsoft
3 120 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 114 (60.00%) VMware
5 93 (48.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 91 (47.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (42.63%) MS Exchange
8 72 (37.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (32.63%) SQL Server
10 61 (32.11%) vSphere
11 60 (31.58%) SAN
12 59 (31.05%) Cisco
13 58 (30.53%) Citrix
14 57 (30.00%) LAN
15 52 (27.37%) Hyper-V
16 50 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
17 47 (24.74%) WAN
18 46 (24.21%) DNS
19 44 (23.16%) Microsoft Certification
20 40 (21.05%) MCSE
21 39 (20.53%) MS Excel
22 38 (20.00%) Firewall
23 37 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
23 37 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2007
24 30 (15.79%) SQL
24 30 (15.79%) Windows 7
25 29 (15.26%) Windows XP
25 29 (15.26%) DHCP
25 29 (15.26%) Degree
26 28 (14.74%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 81 (42.63%) MS Exchange
2 50 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (11.58%) IIS
7 7 (3.68%) Lync
8 6 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.05%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.53%) Apache
11 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (20.53%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.63%) Office 365
2 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (31.58%) SAN
2 57 (30.00%) LAN
3 47 (24.74%) WAN
4 46 (24.21%) DNS
5 38 (20.00%) Firewall
6 29 (15.26%) DHCP
7 22 (11.58%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.95%) NAS
9 15 (7.89%) Wireless
10 14 (7.37%) VPN
11 11 (5.79%) VoIP
11 11 (5.79%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.74%) Network Security
13 6 (3.16%) Internet
14 5 (2.63%) VLAN
14 5 (2.63%) NetScaler
15 3 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.58%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.58%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (32.63%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.58%) MySQL
6 3 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.05%) DB2
7 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (14.74%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.53%) Analyst
2 31 (16.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 29 (15.26%) Support Engineer
4 21 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (10.53%) Consultant
6 19 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.89%) Support Technician
7 15 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (7.37%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.79%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (5.26%) IT Support
11 9 (4.74%) Wintel Support
12 8 (4.21%) Field Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Applications Support Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) HTML
2 4 (2.11%) .NET
3 3 (1.58%) ADO.NET
3 3 (1.58%) CSS
3 3 (1.58%) Web Services
3 3 (1.58%) XML
3 3 (1.58%) WinForms
3 3 (1.58%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.58%) WCF
3 3 (1.58%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.53%) GWT
5 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.74%) Clustering
2 9 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.21%) GIS
4 7 (3.68%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.63%) Replication
7 3 (1.58%) Handset
7 3 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.05%) NHS
8 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) AS400
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (47.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (37.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 29 (15.26%) Windows XP
6 13 (6.84%) Linux
7 10 (5.26%) Android
8 7 (3.68%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.11%) CentOS
9 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.05%) UNIX
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.21%) ITIL
2 19 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (8.95%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (6.84%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.79%) Business Continuity
6 9 (4.74%) Network Management
7 8 (4.21%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.21%) PRINCE
8 7 (3.68%) CRM
9 6 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.16%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.63%) Time Management
11 4 (2.11%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.58%) Web Development
12 3 (1.58%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (3.68%) PHP
2 7 (3.68%) VB
3 5 (2.63%) C#
4 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.11%) VBScript
4 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.58%) VB6
5 3 (1.58%) Java
5 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) RPG
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (23.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (21.05%) MCSE
3 29 (15.26%) Degree
4 27 (14.21%) MCSA
5 26 (13.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (8.42%) Security Cleared
8 14 (7.37%) CCNA
9 13 (6.84%) VCP4
10 12 (6.32%) SC Cleared
11 10 (5.26%) MCITP
11 10 (5.26%) CCNP
12 6 (3.16%) CCA
12 6 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.63%) CCEA
13 5 (2.63%) MCP
13 5 (2.63%) CCEE
13 5 (2.63%) CCIA
14 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.05%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 93 (48.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (32.11%) vSphere
4 52 (27.37%) Hyper-V
5 28 (14.74%) VMware ESX
6 25 (13.16%) XenApp
7 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (6.84%) XenDesktop
8 13 (6.84%) Terminal Services
9 11 (5.79%) XenServer
10 10 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.53%) SRDF
13 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.42%) SCOM
2 11 (5.79%) WSUS
3 9 (4.74%) SCCM
3 9 (4.74%) MOM
4 6 (3.16%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.63%) Nagios
5 5 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.63%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.11%) SCSM
6 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.11%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.58%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.53%) Legato
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (64.21%) Microsoft
2 114 (60.00%) VMware
3 59 (31.05%) Cisco
4 58 (30.53%) Citrix
5 19 (10.00%) EMC
6 16 (8.42%) NetApp
6 16 (8.42%) Dell
7 12 (6.32%) Juniper
8 11 (5.79%) Apple
9 10 (5.26%) HP
10 9 (4.74%) Symantec
11 5 (2.63%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.63%) IBM
11 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.63%) CommVault
12 4 (2.11%) Avaya
12 4 (2.11%) Open-E
13 3 (1.58%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.58%) Veeam
13 3 (1.58%) Mitel
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