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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 71 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 62 80 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.36% 4.18% 5.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.22% 19.90% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 82
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
360 402 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.52% 21.00% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 332 378 349
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 28 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (66.91%) Microsoft
3 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
4 78 (56.12%) VMware
5 67 (48.20%) MS Exchange
6 64 (46.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (43.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 56 (40.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (36.69%) Cisco
9 51 (36.69%) SQL Server
10 47 (33.81%) Hyper-V
11 39 (28.06%) Citrix
12 38 (27.34%) MS Excel
13 37 (26.62%) vSphere
14 36 (25.90%) SAN
14 36 (25.90%) Firewall
15 35 (25.18%) SQL
16 34 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (22.30%) Windows 7
18 28 (20.14%) LAN
18 28 (20.14%) DNS
19 27 (19.42%) VMware ESX
20 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2003
21 24 (17.27%) WAN
22 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 21 (15.11%) DHCP
23 21 (15.11%) IIS
24 20 (14.39%) MCSE
24 20 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
24 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 67 (48.20%) MS Exchange
2 34 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (15.11%) IIS
5 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (2.16%) Lync
10 2 (1.44%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.44%) Apache
10 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.44%) SAS
11 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (27.34%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.90%) SAN
1 36 (25.90%) Firewall
2 28 (20.14%) LAN
2 28 (20.14%) DNS
3 24 (17.27%) WAN
4 21 (15.11%) DHCP
5 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.47%) IPv4
6 9 (6.47%) VPN
6 9 (6.47%) IPsec
7 8 (5.76%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (5.04%) NAS
8 7 (5.04%) Wireless
9 6 (4.32%) VLAN
10 4 (2.88%) VoIP
11 3 (2.16%) DSL
11 3 (2.16%) MPLS
11 3 (2.16%) Internet
11 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.63%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.16%) MySQL
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (18.71%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.55%) Analyst
3 19 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.07%) Support Technician
4 14 (10.07%) Developer
4 14 (10.07%) IT Support
5 11 (7.91%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.76%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.04%) Consultant
8 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) IT Support Technician
9 6 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Field Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Data Centre Technician
10 5 (3.60%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.35%) .NET
1 13 (9.35%) HTML
2 12 (8.63%) CSS
3 11 (7.91%) .NET Compact Framework
3 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 11 (7.91%) WCF
3 11 (7.91%) .NET Framework
3 11 (7.91%) WinForms
3 11 (7.91%) Web Services
3 11 (7.91%) XML
3 11 (7.91%) ADO.NET
4 2 (1.44%) MDX
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) GWT
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.35%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.91%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.19%) Blackberry
6 9 (6.47%) Clustering
7 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.32%) Replication
7 6 (4.32%) Fat Client
7 6 (4.32%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (46.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 56 (40.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (22.30%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.47%) Linux
6 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.32%) Android
8 5 (3.60%) CentOS
9 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.16%) UNIX
10 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.72%) Solaris
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.63%) Service Delivery
1 12 (8.63%) Server Building
2 11 (7.91%) SDLC
2 11 (7.91%) Web Development
2 11 (7.91%) OO
2 11 (7.91%) OOD
3 10 (7.19%) ITIL
4 8 (5.76%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.04%) Network Management
6 6 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.60%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.60%) Service Management
7 5 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.88%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.88%) Project Management
8 4 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.16%) Change Management
9 3 (2.16%) ERP
9 3 (2.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.18%) SQL
2 16 (11.51%) VB
3 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
4 11 (7.91%) VB6
4 11 (7.91%) C#
4 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.91%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.04%) PHP
5 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.32%) VBScript
7 4 (2.88%) Java
8 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.44%) VBA
9 2 (1.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.39%) MCSE
3 19 (13.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (10.79%) CCNA
4 15 (10.79%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.35%) MCSA
6 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.63%) Degree
7 8 (5.76%) MCITP
7 8 (5.76%) MCP
8 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.16%) ISEB
9 3 (2.16%) MCTS
10 2 (1.44%) VCP4
11 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.72%) CCNP
11 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
2 61 (43.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (33.81%) Hyper-V
4 37 (26.62%) vSphere
5 27 (19.42%) VMware ESX
6 15 (10.79%) Terminal Services
7 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (7.19%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (6.47%) XenApp
9 9 (6.47%) XenDesktop
10 7 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.16%) XenServer
13 2 (1.44%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) SCOM
3 5 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.60%) WSUS
3 5 (3.60%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.88%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.16%) Nagios
6 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.44%) MOM
6 2 (1.44%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.72%) SCSM
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 93 (66.91%) Microsoft
2 78 (56.12%) VMware
3 51 (36.69%) Cisco
4 39 (28.06%) Citrix
5 18 (12.95%) Dell
6 17 (12.23%) HP
6 17 (12.23%) NetApp
7 11 (7.91%) SonicWALL
7 11 (7.91%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.47%) Apple
9 6 (4.32%) Symantec
10 5 (3.60%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.60%) IBM
11 4 (2.88%) Juniper
11 4 (2.88%) Veeam
12 3 (2.16%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.44%) EMC
13 2 (1.44%) SAP
13 2 (1.44%) Sophos
14 1 (0.72%) Lumension
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