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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 102 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 59 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 3.33% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 17.51% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 76
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £25,650 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median 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
418 337 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.75% 19.03% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 338 309 362
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (73.13%) Windows Server
3 47 (70.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
5 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
6 29 (43.28%) SQL
7 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
9 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
9 22 (32.84%) VMware
10 17 (25.37%) Cisco
11 16 (23.88%) DNS
12 15 (22.39%) DHCP
12 15 (22.39%) Firewall
12 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
13 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
13 14 (20.90%) WAN
13 14 (20.90%) LAN
14 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.40%) IIS
14 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
15 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (16.42%) Skype for Business
16 11 (16.42%) MS Office
16 11 (16.42%) Windows XP
16 11 (16.42%) Windows 10
17 10 (14.93%) ITIL
17 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (14.93%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.40%) IIS
3 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.42%) Skype for Business
5 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.96%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.99%) GroupWise
9 2 (2.99%) NetWeaver
10 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (13.43%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 15 (22.39%) DHCP
2 15 (22.39%) Firewall
3 14 (20.90%) LAN
3 14 (20.90%) WAN
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (10.45%) SAN
4 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.96%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications
5 6 (8.96%) VoIP
5 6 (8.96%) WebEx
6 5 (7.46%) MPLS
6 5 (7.46%) Skype
6 5 (7.46%) Wireless
7 4 (5.97%) NAS
7 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.97%) WLAN
7 4 (5.97%) xDSL
8 3 (4.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.49%) German Language
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Analyst
1 13 (19.40%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Communications Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Lync Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.97%) CSS
2 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
2 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) HTML5
2 4 (5.97%) jQuery
2 4 (5.97%) LINQ
2 4 (5.97%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) Ajax
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.48%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (4.48%) CSS3
3 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.48%) NHibernate
3 3 (4.48%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (4.48%) WCF
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.97%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (73.13%) Windows Server
3 47 (70.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (22.39%) Windows 8
6 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.42%) Windows 10
7 11 (16.42%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.96%) Linux
8 6 (8.96%) Unix
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.99%) Android
10 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
2 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing
2 8 (11.94%) Web Testing
3 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
4 6 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.97%) Migration
5 4 (5.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.97%) Presales
5 4 (5.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (4.48%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (4.48%) MVC
6 3 (4.48%) Records Management
6 3 (4.48%) TDD
7 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.99%) Server Building
7 2 (2.99%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.99%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) C#
2 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) Tcl
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) ISEB
1 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
1 8 (11.94%) MCSE
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCITP
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MOS
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.93%) vSphere
5 5 (7.46%) XenApp
6 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.97%) XenServer
7 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.99%) Firmware
8 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.49%) Sysprep
3 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) VMware
3 17 (25.37%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) HP
4 9 (13.43%) NetApp
5 7 (10.45%) Dell
6 6 (8.96%) Avaya
6 6 (8.96%) SonicWALL
7 4 (5.97%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (5.97%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (4.48%) Apple
8 3 (4.48%) Telerik
9 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.99%) Novell
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle
9 2 (2.99%) SAP
9 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
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