The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 123 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.18% 6.13% 5.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.56% 22.24% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 107 78
Average salary £32,375 £37,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £21,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
392 553 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.43% 27.55% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 357 489 345
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (67.20%) Active Directory
3 73 (58.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 73 (58.40%) VMware
4 62 (49.60%) Microsoft
5 60 (48.00%) MS Exchange
6 57 (45.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (42.40%) Cisco
8 52 (41.60%) Windows 7
9 41 (32.80%) VPN
10 38 (30.40%) WAN
10 38 (30.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
12 36 (28.80%) MS Excel
13 35 (28.00%) Citrix
13 35 (28.00%) Firewall
14 32 (25.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 31 (24.80%) SQL
16 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
16 29 (23.20%) Windows XP
16 29 (23.20%) LAN
17 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2007
19 26 (20.80%) Hyper-V
19 26 (20.80%) Exchange Server 2003
20 24 (19.20%) vSphere
20 24 (19.20%) MCP
20 24 (19.20%) MCSE
20 24 (19.20%) IIS
20 24 (19.20%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 60 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (20.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (19.20%) IIS
6 17 (13.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
9 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.60%) Lync
11 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (28.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.80%) VPN
2 38 (30.40%) WAN
3 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
4 35 (28.00%) Firewall
5 29 (23.20%) LAN
6 24 (19.20%) SAN
7 20 (16.00%) DNS
8 19 (15.20%) DHCP
9 18 (14.40%) Internet
10 10 (8.00%) MPLS
10 10 (8.00%) ADSL
11 9 (7.20%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (7.20%) Wireless
12 8 (6.40%) Ethernet
12 8 (6.40%) IP Telephony
12 8 (6.40%) VLAN
12 8 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (6.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (4.80%) Multicast
13 6 (4.80%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.80%) DTS
7 1 (0.80%) OLTP
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Law
3 4 (3.20%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Analyst
2 31 (24.80%) Consultant
3 24 (19.20%) Support Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (11.20%) Administrator
6 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.20%) IT Support
9 8 (6.40%) VMware Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) Network Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Desktop Support
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Storage Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) Network Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) .NET
2 6 (4.80%) ADO.NET
2 6 (4.80%) HTML
2 6 (4.80%) CSS
2 6 (4.80%) Web Services
2 6 (4.80%) XML
2 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.80%) WCF
2 6 (4.80%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (2.40%) WinForms
3 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.60%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.40%) FlexPod
4 7 (5.60%) Replication
4 7 (5.60%) Clustering
5 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.40%) PDA
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.80%) iPhone
8 1 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (58.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (41.60%) Windows 7
4 29 (23.20%) Windows XP
5 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (17.60%) Windows 8
7 10 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.00%) Linux
9 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.40%) Android
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.80%) Debian
10 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (9.60%) ITIL
3 9 (7.20%) Migration
4 8 (6.40%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.80%) OO
5 6 (4.80%) OOD
5 6 (4.80%) Web Development
6 5 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.00%) Network Management
6 5 (4.00%) Project Management
7 4 (3.20%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.40%) Change Management
8 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.40%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) VB
3 7 (5.60%) VB.NET
4 6 (4.80%) VB6
4 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.80%) C#
4 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.40%) VBScript
5 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (19.20%) MCP
2 24 (19.20%) MCSE
3 16 (12.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (12.80%) MCITP
4 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.20%) NCDA
6 9 (7.20%) VCAP
6 9 (7.20%) CCNA
7 8 (6.40%) VTSP
7 8 (6.40%) VCDX
7 8 (6.40%) NCIE
8 7 (5.60%) CCNP
8 7 (5.60%) MCTS
9 5 (4.00%) CCIE
9 5 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.20%) Degree
10 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.40%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 84 (67.20%) Active Directory
2 57 (45.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.80%) Hyper-V
4 24 (19.20%) vSphere
5 13 (10.40%) XenApp
6 11 (8.80%) XenDesktop
6 11 (8.80%) Terminal Services
6 11 (8.80%) VMware ESX
7 9 (7.20%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.20%) UAG
9 4 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.40%) XenServer
11 1 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.80%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (17.60%) SCCM
2 14 (11.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (9.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (8.00%) Backup Exec
5 9 (7.20%) SCOM
6 5 (4.00%) XenMobile
7 4 (3.20%) SCVMM
7 4 (3.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (3.20%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.20%) SCSM
7 4 (3.20%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.20%) MOM
8 3 (2.40%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.60%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.80%) Legato
10 1 (0.80%) WSUS
10 1 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 73 (58.40%) VMware
2 62 (49.60%) Microsoft
3 53 (42.40%) Cisco
4 35 (28.00%) Citrix
5 22 (17.60%) NetApp
6 19 (15.20%) HP
7 18 (14.40%) Symantec
8 10 (8.00%) Intel
9 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.00%) Websense
9 5 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.00%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.20%) Dell
10 4 (3.20%) Oracle
11 3 (2.40%) EMC
11 3 (2.40%) CommVault
11 3 (2.40%) Remedy
12 2 (1.60%) Open Text
12 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.60%) i2
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