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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 87 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 53 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.39% 2.79% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.22% 12.47% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 99
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £44,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
401 425 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.07% 22.39% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 334 352 537
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (76.34%) Windows Server
3 57 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
5 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
6 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
8 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 27 (29.03%) VMware
10 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
11 23 (24.73%) Firewall
12 22 (23.66%) SQL
13 21 (22.58%) Citrix
13 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
14 20 (21.51%) Cisco
15 18 (19.35%) SLA
15 18 (19.35%) Office 365
16 17 (18.28%) DNS
16 17 (18.28%) DHCP
16 17 (18.28%) Clustering
17 16 (17.20%) MS Office
17 16 (17.20%) Terminal Services
17 16 (17.20%) Windows 10
17 16 (17.20%) Remote Desktop
18 14 (15.05%) Finance
18 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (12.90%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.83%) NetWeaver
5 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.53%) IIS
7 5 (5.38%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.35%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) Firewall
2 17 (18.28%) DHCP
2 17 (18.28%) DNS
3 16 (17.20%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (12.90%) SAN
5 10 (10.75%) IPv4
6 9 (9.68%) LAN
7 8 (8.60%) VoIP
8 7 (7.53%) WAN
9 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.30%) Network Security
10 4 (4.30%) VLAN
11 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.23%) Skype
11 3 (3.23%) VPN
11 3 (3.23%) Wireless
12 2 (2.15%) Internet
12 2 (2.15%) IPsec
12 2 (2.15%) IPv6
12 2 (2.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (11.83%) DB2
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) IT Support
2 15 (16.13%) Consultant
2 15 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Installations Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.53%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Help Desk Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Clustering
2 11 (11.83%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.30%) Fintech
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) FMCG
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) Handset
5 2 (2.15%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) Photography
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (76.34%) Windows Server
3 57 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.20%) Windows 10
7 11 (11.83%) Unix
8 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.30%) Linux
9 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.23%) Android
10 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.83%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (7.53%) CRM
3 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 6 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (5.38%) Change Control
4 5 (5.38%) ERP
4 5 (5.38%) ITIL
4 5 (5.38%) Migration
5 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.23%) ITSM
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.23%) Service Management
5 3 (3.23%) Software Delivery
6 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.15%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) MCSE
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.30%) MCSA
5 3 (3.23%) CCNA
5 3 (3.23%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (17.20%) Terminal Services
5 9 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (9.68%) XenApp
6 8 (8.60%) vSphere
7 6 (6.45%) Terminal Server
8 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) DameWare
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.03%) VMware
3 21 (22.58%) Citrix
4 20 (21.51%) Cisco
5 12 (12.90%) Oracle
6 11 (11.83%) SAP
7 10 (10.75%) HP
7 10 (10.75%) SonicWALL
8 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint
8 9 (9.68%) Dell
8 9 (9.68%) NetApp
9 6 (6.45%) Cognos
10 5 (5.38%) Lotus
10 5 (5.38%) Veeam
11 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.23%) Apple
13 2 (2.15%) Wyse
14 1 (1.08%) Altiris
14 1 (1.08%) Draytek
14 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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