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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 78 116 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.35% 5.43% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.45% 18.50% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 109 71
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
580 627 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.92% 29.34% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 506 581 356
Average salary £39,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (57.05%) Active Directory
3 83 (55.70%) VMware
4 81 (54.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (44.30%) Microsoft
6 64 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 56 (37.58%) MS Exchange
8 51 (34.23%) Cisco
9 48 (32.21%) Windows 7
9 48 (32.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (29.53%) Citrix
11 40 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (23.49%) TCP/IP
12 35 (23.49%) SQL
13 33 (22.15%) DNS
14 32 (21.48%) VPN
14 32 (21.48%) SAN
15 31 (20.81%) Firewall
15 31 (20.81%) WAN
16 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
17 29 (19.46%) vSphere
18 28 (18.79%) MS Excel
18 28 (18.79%) Windows XP
18 28 (18.79%) Finance
19 27 (18.12%) IIS
19 27 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2010
20 26 (17.45%) MCSE
21 25 (16.78%) NetApp
21 25 (16.78%) DHCP
21 25 (16.78%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 56 (37.58%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.12%) IIS
2 27 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.01%) Lync
8 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Office 365
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.49%) TCP/IP
2 33 (22.15%) DNS
3 32 (21.48%) VPN
3 32 (21.48%) SAN
4 31 (20.81%) Firewall
4 31 (20.81%) WAN
5 25 (16.78%) DHCP
5 25 (16.78%) LAN
6 12 (8.05%) Internet
6 12 (8.05%) IP Telephony
7 10 (6.71%) Multicast
8 9 (6.04%) Wireless
9 8 (5.37%) VoIP
9 8 (5.37%) Network Security
9 8 (5.37%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (4.70%) NetScaler
10 7 (4.70%) ADSL
11 6 (4.03%) IPsec
12 5 (3.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.03%) MySQL
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.67%) RequisitePro
General
1 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.68%) Back Office
3 4 (2.68%) Law
4 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.34%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (24.83%) Analyst
2 26 (17.45%) Support Analyst
3 23 (15.44%) Consultant
4 17 (11.41%) Administrator
4 17 (11.41%) Network Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.04%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) IT Administrator
9 8 (5.37%) Storage Consultant
10 7 (4.70%) Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.03%) IT Support
11 6 (4.03%) VMware Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) .NET
2 7 (4.70%) WCF
2 7 (4.70%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.70%) HTML
2 7 (4.70%) CSS
2 7 (4.70%) XML
3 6 (4.03%) Web Services
3 6 (4.03%) ADO.NET
3 6 (4.03%) .NET Compact Framework
4 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.01%) WinForms
6 1 (0.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.67%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (0.67%) CSS3
6 1 (0.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.67%) HTML5
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.05%) Client/Server
2 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.71%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.37%) FlexPod
5 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) Replication
7 3 (2.01%) PDA
7 3 (2.01%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.01%) Clustering
7 3 (2.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.34%) NHS
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.67%) Handset
9 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (54.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (32.21%) Windows 7
3 48 (32.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (18.79%) Windows XP
5 22 (14.77%) Windows 8
6 10 (6.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (4.70%) Linux
8 5 (3.36%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.01%) Android
10 2 (1.34%) Solaris
10 2 (1.34%) Debian
10 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.67%) SUSE
11 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.42%) ITIL
2 19 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (4.03%) OOD
4 6 (4.03%) OO
4 6 (4.03%) Web Development
5 5 (3.36%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.68%) Project Management
6 4 (2.68%) CRM
6 4 (2.68%) Migration
6 4 (2.68%) Network Management
6 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.01%) Change Control
7 3 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.01%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.01%) Data Management
7 3 (2.01%) Change Management
8 2 (1.34%) PRINCE
8 2 (1.34%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.49%) SQL
2 11 (7.38%) VB
3 7 (4.70%) VB.NET
3 7 (4.70%) C#
3 7 (4.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.03%) VB6
5 3 (2.01%) VBScript
6 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (17.45%) MCSE
3 20 (13.42%) MCP
4 18 (12.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (8.72%) Degree
6 13 (8.72%) CCNA
7 12 (8.05%) CCNP
8 11 (7.38%) MCSA
9 9 (6.04%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (5.37%) VCDX
10 8 (5.37%) VCAP
10 8 (5.37%) VTSP
10 8 (5.37%) NCDA
10 8 (5.37%) NCIE
11 7 (4.70%) MCITP
11 7 (4.70%) CCA
11 7 (4.70%) CCIP
11 7 (4.70%) CCIE
12 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (57.05%) Active Directory
2 64 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.46%) vSphere
4 25 (16.78%) Hyper-V
5 22 (14.77%) XenApp
6 18 (12.08%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.40%) VMware ESX
8 10 (6.71%) Terminal Services
9 7 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.70%) XenServer
10 6 (4.03%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.68%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.67%) SRDF
12 1 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 22 (14.77%) SCCM
2 7 (4.70%) XenMobile
2 7 (4.70%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.03%) SCOM
4 5 (3.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.01%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.01%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.01%) SCSM
5 3 (2.01%) WSUS
5 3 (2.01%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.01%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.01%) Legato
6 2 (1.34%) MOM
7 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 83 (55.70%) VMware
2 66 (44.30%) Microsoft
3 51 (34.23%) Cisco
4 44 (29.53%) Citrix
5 25 (16.78%) NetApp
6 19 (12.75%) HP
7 16 (10.74%) Symantec
8 9 (6.04%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.04%) Websense
9 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.37%) SonicWALL
10 7 (4.70%) Intel
10 7 (4.70%) CommVault
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle
11 5 (3.36%) Dell
12 4 (2.68%) Juniper
12 4 (2.68%) EMC
13 3 (2.01%) Kaspersky
13 3 (2.01%) Mitel
13 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
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