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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 94 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 84 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 4.63% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 19.00% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 37
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £44,000 £54,000
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
370 442 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.19% 24.37% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 324 398 404
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 9 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 59 (63.44%) Microsoft
4 52 (55.91%) Active Directory
5 50 (53.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (43.01%) SQL
8 35 (37.63%) MS Exchange
9 30 (32.26%) VMware
10 28 (30.11%) Cisco
10 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
11 23 (24.73%) MS Office
12 20 (21.51%) IIS
12 20 (21.51%) DNS
13 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
14 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (19.35%) Firewall
14 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
15 17 (18.28%) LAN
15 17 (18.28%) WAN
16 16 (17.20%) DHCP
17 15 (16.13%) Office 365
18 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2003
19 13 (13.98%) SCOM
19 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
19 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
19 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
19 13 (13.98%) SAN
19 13 (13.98%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (37.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.51%) IIS
3 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.60%) Skype for Business
7 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
10 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (2.15%) GroupWise
12 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (1.08%) IBM Domino
12 1 (1.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) MS Office
2 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) DNS
2 18 (19.35%) Firewall
3 17 (18.28%) LAN
3 17 (18.28%) WAN
4 16 (17.20%) DHCP
5 13 (13.98%) SAN
5 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.53%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (7.53%) VPN
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (6.45%) IPsec
7 6 (6.45%) IPv4
7 6 (6.45%) Unified Communications
7 6 (6.45%) WebEx
8 3 (3.23%) VoIP
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.15%) VLAN
9 2 (2.15%) Wireless
10 1 (1.08%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Local Government
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.60%) C# WCF Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Developer
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Developer
5 8 (8.60%) WCF Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Installations Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) IT Support
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) .NET
2 10 (10.75%) X-Windows
3 8 (8.60%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.60%) CSS
3 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 8 (8.60%) WCF
3 8 (8.60%) XML
4 5 (5.38%) .NET Compact Framework
4 5 (5.38%) ADO.NET
4 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (5.38%) Web Services
4 5 (5.38%) WinForms
5 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (3.23%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (3.23%) CSS3
5 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.23%) HTML5
5 3 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
3 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) HP StoreVirtual
3 6 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (3.23%) Replication
7 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.15%) CMDB
8 1 (1.08%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 50 (53.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
6 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.83%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.53%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.15%) Android
10 2 (2.15%) Linux
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) CentOS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) ITIL
2 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
2 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (5.38%) OO
3 5 (5.38%) OOD
3 5 (5.38%) SDLC
3 5 (5.38%) Web Development
4 4 (4.30%) ETRM
5 3 (3.23%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.23%) Manual Testing
5 3 (3.23%) MVC
5 3 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.23%) TDD
5 3 (3.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) C#
2 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.38%) VB
3 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.38%) VB6
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.90%) MCSE
3 9 (9.68%) MCITP
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) MCSA
6 4 (4.30%) MCP
7 3 (3.23%) CCNA
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.23%) ISEB
7 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.15%) CCNP
8 2 (2.15%) VCP4
8 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) CCIE
9 1 (1.08%) CCIP
9 1 (1.08%) MCTS
9 1 (1.08%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (55.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.75%) vSphere
5 6 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.30%) UAG
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.23%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.15%) Firmware
8 2 (2.15%) XenApp
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCOM
2 8 (8.60%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) Sysprep
3 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.23%) WSUS
4 2 (2.15%) MOM
5 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (63.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.26%) VMware
3 28 (30.11%) Cisco
4 13 (13.98%) Citrix
5 11 (11.83%) Apple
6 10 (10.75%) HP
7 8 (8.60%) Dell
7 8 (8.60%) NetApp
8 7 (7.53%) Avaya
9 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.45%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.23%) Telerik
11 2 (2.15%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.15%) Novell
11 2 (2.15%) Oracle
11 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.15%) Toshiba
12 1 (1.08%) Juniper
12 1 (1.08%) SAP
12 1 (1.08%) SunGard
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