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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 62 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 66 60 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.27% 2.98% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.38% 14.12% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 56 106
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £41,250 £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
459 425 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.75% 21.11% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 421 382 492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (64.80%) Microsoft
3 67 (53.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 57 (45.60%) MS Exchange
5 57 (45.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (41.60%) VMware
7 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
8 45 (36.00%) SQL
9 40 (32.00%) MS Excel
10 39 (31.20%) Cisco
10 39 (31.20%) SAN
11 38 (30.40%) Hyper-V
12 37 (29.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (26.40%) Firewall
14 31 (24.80%) vSphere
15 29 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 28 (22.40%) HP
17 26 (20.80%) Dell
17 26 (20.80%) Citrix
17 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (20.00%) NetApp
18 25 (20.00%) IIS
19 23 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
20 22 (17.60%) VB
20 22 (17.60%) TCP/IP
20 22 (17.60%) CheckPoint
21 21 (16.80%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 57 (45.60%) MS Exchange
2 29 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (20.00%) IIS
3 25 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.60%) Lync
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.60%) Apache
8 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.60%) SAS
8 2 (1.60%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Magento
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.20%) SAN
2 33 (26.40%) Firewall
3 22 (17.60%) TCP/IP
4 21 (16.80%) DNS
5 19 (15.20%) IPv4
6 18 (14.40%) DHCP
7 16 (12.80%) IPsec
8 14 (11.20%) WAN
9 13 (10.40%) LAN
10 6 (4.80%) VPN
10 6 (4.80%) VLAN
11 3 (2.40%) Network Security
11 3 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.40%) Wireless
11 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.40%) NAS
12 2 (1.60%) VoIP
13 1 (0.80%) Internet
13 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.40%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.40%) MySQL
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (14.40%) Finance
2 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.60%) Advertising
3 1 (0.80%) Automotive
3 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (16.00%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) Analyst
3 17 (13.60%) Software Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Consultant
6 10 (8.00%) IT Support
7 9 (7.20%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Server Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Installations Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (2.40%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) HTML
2 18 (14.40%) .NET
2 18 (14.40%) CSS
3 17 (13.60%) Web Services
3 17 (13.60%) XML
3 17 (13.60%) WinForms
3 17 (13.60%) ADO.NET
3 17 (13.60%) .NET Framework
3 17 (13.60%) WCF
3 17 (13.60%) .NET Compact Framework
3 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.60%) MDX
4 2 (1.60%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 17 (13.60%) Computer Science
3 17 (13.60%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (6.40%) Clustering
4 8 (6.40%) Fat Client
4 8 (6.40%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.80%) Replication
6 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.60%) LPAR
9 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.60%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (53.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 57 (45.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.00%) UNIX
6 9 (7.20%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.40%) Linux
8 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.20%) Solaris
9 2 (1.60%) AIX
9 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) SDLC
2 17 (13.60%) OO
2 17 (13.60%) OOD
2 17 (13.60%) Web Development
3 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
3 11 (8.80%) Server Building
4 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.40%) ITIL
5 7 (5.60%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.80%) Service Management
6 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.20%) Network Management
7 4 (3.20%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.40%) Migration
8 3 (2.40%) Line Management
8 3 (2.40%) Web Testing
8 3 (2.40%) Manual Testing
8 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.40%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) SQL
2 22 (17.60%) VB
3 18 (14.40%) VB.NET
4 17 (13.60%) C#
4 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.60%) T-SQL
4 17 (13.60%) VB6
5 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.00%) PHP
7 4 (3.20%) VBScript
7 4 (3.20%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) Java
8 3 (2.40%) VBA
8 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Degree
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.40%) MCSE
4 7 (5.60%) MCSA
4 7 (5.60%) MCP
4 7 (5.60%) MCITP
5 6 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.20%) CCNA
8 3 (2.40%) ISEB
8 3 (2.40%) MCTS
8 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.80%) CCNP
10 1 (0.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (30.40%) Hyper-V
3 37 (29.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (24.80%) vSphere
5 18 (14.40%) Forefront TMG
6 16 (12.80%) VMware ESX
7 15 (12.00%) Terminal Services
8 8 (6.40%) XenApp
8 8 (6.40%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (3.20%) XenServer
11 3 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.60%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.40%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.40%) SCCM
4 3 (2.40%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.60%) SCOM
5 2 (1.60%) WSUS
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.60%) Netcool
5 2 (1.60%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.80%) MOM
6 1 (0.80%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 81 (64.80%) Microsoft
2 52 (41.60%) VMware
3 39 (31.20%) Cisco
4 28 (22.40%) HP
5 26 (20.80%) Dell
5 26 (20.80%) Citrix
6 25 (20.00%) NetApp
7 22 (17.60%) CheckPoint
8 20 (16.00%) SonicWALL
9 8 (6.40%) Symantec
9 8 (6.40%) IBM
10 6 (4.80%) Oracle
11 5 (4.00%) Veeam
12 2 (1.60%) Nimsoft
12 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.60%) Apple
12 2 (1.60%) Sybase
12 2 (1.60%) SAP
12 2 (1.60%) EMC
12 2 (1.60%) CA
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