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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 115 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.55% 6.63% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.57% 28.19% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 61 92 59
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
411 408 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.82% 23.53% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 380 343 247
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 17 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (64.96%) Active Directory
3 75 (64.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 51 (43.59%) VMware
6 43 (36.75%) MS Exchange
7 41 (35.04%) Firewall
8 40 (34.19%) Cisco
9 39 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 36 (30.77%) SQL
11 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (27.35%) WAN
13 31 (26.50%) VPN
13 31 (26.50%) Windows 7
14 29 (24.79%) Citrix
15 27 (23.08%) LAN
15 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
16 26 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 26 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (20.51%) DNS
18 23 (19.66%) Windows XP
19 22 (18.80%) Finance
19 22 (18.80%) ITIL
20 21 (17.95%) MS Office
20 21 (17.95%) MCSE
20 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
20 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (17.09%) MCITP
21 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (36.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
5 15 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (11.97%) IIS
7 9 (7.69%) Lync
8 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.95%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.04%) Firewall
2 32 (27.35%) WAN
3 31 (26.50%) VPN
4 27 (23.08%) LAN
5 26 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 24 (20.51%) DNS
7 15 (12.82%) SAN
8 14 (11.97%) DHCP
9 12 (10.26%) Internet
10 9 (7.69%) MPLS
10 9 (7.69%) LDAP
10 9 (7.69%) Wireless
11 7 (5.98%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.13%) VLAN
12 6 (5.13%) ADSL
12 6 (5.13%) Ethernet
13 5 (4.27%) IP Telephony
14 4 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (3.42%) Unified Communications
14 4 (3.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.42%) MS Access
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) DTS
6 1 (0.85%) OLTP
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Advertising
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Law
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (22.22%) Consultant
2 25 (21.37%) Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) Support Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (14.53%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) IT Support
7 8 (6.84%) Administrator
8 7 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Developer
8 7 (5.98%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support
9 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) .NET
2 11 (9.40%) XML
2 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.84%) CSS
4 8 (6.84%) HTML
5 4 (3.42%) Web Services
5 4 (3.42%) WCF
5 4 (3.42%) HTML5
5 4 (3.42%) ADO.NET
5 4 (3.42%) DOM
5 4 (3.42%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.71%) EDI
6 2 (1.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.71%) LINQ
6 2 (1.71%) jQuery
6 2 (1.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.85%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.85%) WinForms
7 1 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 13 (11.11%) Clustering
3 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (6.84%) Replication
4 8 (6.84%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) PKI
9 1 (0.85%) PDA
9 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.85%) EPoS
9 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (64.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (26.50%) Windows 7
4 23 (19.66%) Windows XP
5 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.98%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.42%) Solaris
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.56%) Linux
9 3 (2.56%) UNIX
9 3 (2.56%) Android
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Migration
3 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.69%) Workflow
6 7 (5.98%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.13%) Logistics
8 5 (4.27%) Change Management
8 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.42%) OO
9 4 (3.42%) OOD
9 4 (3.42%) Project Management
9 4 (3.42%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.42%) Web Development
9 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.42%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.42%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.77%) SQL
2 12 (10.26%) VB.NET
3 11 (9.40%) VB
4 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.98%) C#
5 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.42%) VB6
8 3 (2.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.95%) MCSE
3 20 (17.09%) MCITP
4 17 (14.53%) MCP
5 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (7.69%) MCTS
8 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.27%) VCAP
8 5 (4.27%) NCDA
9 4 (3.42%) NCIE
9 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.42%) VTSP
9 4 (3.42%) VCDX
9 4 (3.42%) CCNA
10 3 (2.56%) MCSD
10 3 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.56%) Degree
11 2 (1.71%) CCEE
11 2 (1.71%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 76 (64.96%) Active Directory
2 39 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.24%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.38%) vSphere
5 10 (8.55%) XenApp
6 8 (6.84%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.84%) Terminal Services
6 8 (6.84%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.84%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.27%) UAG
9 4 (3.42%) KVM
9 4 (3.42%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) SCCM
2 17 (14.53%) SCOM
3 11 (9.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (8.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (7.69%) Backup Exec
6 5 (4.27%) SCSM
7 4 (3.42%) MOM
7 4 (3.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (3.42%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.42%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.56%) ARCserve
8 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.56%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.71%) WSUS
9 2 (1.71%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 54 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 51 (43.59%) VMware
3 40 (34.19%) Cisco
4 29 (24.79%) Citrix
5 15 (12.82%) Symantec
6 13 (11.11%) NetApp
7 11 (9.40%) HP
8 6 (5.13%) Intel
9 5 (4.27%) Dell
9 5 (4.27%) Oracle
10 4 (3.42%) Sun
11 3 (2.56%) Sybase
11 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.56%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.56%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.71%) Remedy
12 2 (1.71%) IBM
12 2 (1.71%) EMC
13 1 (0.85%) Unisys
13 1 (0.85%) i2
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