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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 60 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 63 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.34% 3.30% 6.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.11% 16.07% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 110
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,450 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,750
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
416 392 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.73% 20.55% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 384 360 441
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 £26,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 69 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 64 (49.61%) VMware
5 63 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (46.51%) MS Exchange
7 56 (43.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (39.53%) SQL Server
9 47 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (34.88%) Cisco
11 41 (31.78%) SQL
12 39 (30.23%) Hyper-V
13 38 (29.46%) MS Excel
13 38 (29.46%) SAN
14 33 (25.58%) Citrix
15 32 (24.81%) Firewall
16 31 (24.03%) vSphere
17 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
18 26 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2003
19 25 (19.38%) DNS
19 25 (19.38%) IIS
20 23 (17.83%) HP
20 23 (17.83%) Dell
21 22 (17.05%) VMware ESX
22 21 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
23 20 (15.50%) NetApp
23 20 (15.50%) WAN
23 20 (15.50%) VB
24 19 (14.73%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 60 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 26 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 26 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (19.38%) IIS
4 21 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.55%) SAS
8 2 (1.55%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.55%) Apache
8 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.55%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.55%) Lync
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (29.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) SAN
2 32 (24.81%) Firewall
3 25 (19.38%) DNS
4 20 (15.50%) WAN
5 19 (14.73%) DHCP
5 19 (14.73%) LAN
5 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
6 14 (10.85%) IPv4
7 13 (10.08%) IPsec
8 7 (5.43%) VPN
9 5 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.88%) VLAN
9 5 (3.88%) NAS
10 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.55%) VoIP
11 2 (1.55%) Wireless
11 2 (1.55%) Network Security
11 2 (1.55%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.55%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Analyst
2 18 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 17 (13.18%) Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) IT Support
7 10 (7.75%) Support Technician
8 9 (6.98%) Consultant
9 8 (6.20%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.88%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) IT Support Technician
11 5 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Server Specialist
12 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) HTML
2 15 (11.63%) .NET
2 15 (11.63%) CSS
3 14 (10.85%) Web Services
3 14 (10.85%) XML
3 14 (10.85%) WinForms
3 14 (10.85%) ADO.NET
3 14 (10.85%) .NET Framework
3 14 (10.85%) WCF
3 14 (10.85%) .NET Compact Framework
3 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.55%) MDX
4 2 (1.55%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.78%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Client/Server
1 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.08%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.98%) Clustering
5 8 (6.20%) Blackberry
6 7 (5.43%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.43%) Fat Client
7 6 (4.65%) Replication
8 2 (1.55%) LPAR
8 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.55%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 56 (43.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.98%) Linux
5 9 (6.98%) UNIX
6 8 (6.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.33%) Solaris
8 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.33%) CentOS
9 2 (1.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.78%) Android
10 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.63%) SDLC
2 14 (10.85%) OO
2 14 (10.85%) OOD
2 14 (10.85%) Web Development
3 12 (9.30%) Server Building
3 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 10 (7.75%) ITIL
5 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.88%) Service Management
8 4 (3.10%) Project Management
9 3 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.33%) Change Management
9 3 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.33%) Migration
9 3 (2.33%) Web Testing
9 3 (2.33%) Network Management
9 3 (2.33%) Manual Testing
9 3 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.78%) SQL
2 20 (15.50%) VB
3 15 (11.63%) VB.NET
4 14 (10.85%) VB6
4 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.85%) C#
4 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.75%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.65%) VBScript
6 6 (4.65%) PHP
7 4 (3.10%) Java
8 3 (2.33%) Perl
8 3 (2.33%) VBA
8 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.53%) MCSE
4 10 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.98%) MCSA
6 8 (6.20%) MCP
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.43%) CCNA
7 7 (5.43%) MCITP
8 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.33%) MCTS
10 3 (2.33%) ISEB
11 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.78%) VCP4
12 1 (0.78%) CCNP
12 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 47 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (30.23%) Hyper-V
4 31 (24.03%) vSphere
5 22 (17.05%) VMware ESX
6 16 (12.40%) Terminal Services
7 14 (10.85%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 9 (6.98%) XenApp
9 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (3.88%) XenServer
11 4 (3.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.10%) SCCM
4 4 (3.10%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.33%) SCOM
6 2 (1.55%) WSUS
6 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.78%) MOM
7 1 (0.78%) Netcool
7 1 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.78%) Nagios
7 1 (0.78%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 81 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 64 (49.61%) VMware
3 45 (34.88%) Cisco
4 33 (25.58%) Citrix
5 23 (17.83%) HP
5 23 (17.83%) Dell
6 20 (15.50%) NetApp
7 17 (13.18%) CheckPoint
8 16 (12.40%) SonicWALL
9 9 (6.98%) Symantec
10 8 (6.20%) IBM
11 5 (3.88%) Oracle
11 5 (3.88%) Veeam
12 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.10%) Apple
13 2 (1.55%) Juniper
13 2 (1.55%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.55%) SAP
13 2 (1.55%) EMC
13 2 (1.55%) CommVault
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Posted: 27 days ago