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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 66 119 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.68% 6.91% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.46% 29.31% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63 98 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 £26,400 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
401 406 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.35% 23.58% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 371 345 260
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 £24,000 £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 24 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (64.04%) Active Directory
3 72 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (46.49%) Microsoft
4 53 (46.49%) VMware
5 42 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 41 (35.96%) Cisco
6 41 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (35.09%) Firewall
8 37 (32.46%) MS Excel
9 34 (29.82%) SQL
10 33 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (28.95%) Windows 7
11 32 (28.07%) WAN
12 31 (27.19%) VPN
13 28 (24.56%) Citrix
14 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
14 26 (22.81%) LAN
14 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
15 24 (21.05%) Windows XP
16 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (19.30%) DNS
18 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
19 20 (17.54%) SCCM
19 20 (17.54%) MCITP
19 20 (17.54%) Finance
19 20 (17.54%) MS Office
19 20 (17.54%) ITIL
19 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (17.54%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (14.04%) IIS
6 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
7 7 (6.14%) Lync
7 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.88%) Apache
11 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (32.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (17.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.09%) Firewall
2 32 (28.07%) WAN
3 31 (27.19%) VPN
4 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
4 26 (22.81%) LAN
5 22 (19.30%) DNS
6 15 (13.16%) SAN
7 12 (10.53%) Internet
7 12 (10.53%) DHCP
8 9 (7.89%) LDAP
8 9 (7.89%) MPLS
9 8 (7.02%) Wireless
10 7 (6.14%) ADSL
10 7 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (5.26%) VLAN
11 6 (5.26%) Ethernet
12 5 (4.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.39%) IP Telephony
12 5 (4.39%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.51%) MS Access
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) DTS
6 1 (0.88%) OLTP
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Advertising
3 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Law
5 2 (1.75%) Back Office
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Consultant
2 25 (21.93%) Analyst
3 22 (19.30%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (14.91%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) IT Support
7 7 (6.14%) Developer
7 7 (6.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Administrator
7 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) FlexPod Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) .NET
2 11 (9.65%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.77%) XML
4 8 (7.02%) CSS
4 8 (7.02%) HTML
5 4 (3.51%) WCF
5 4 (3.51%) ADO.NET
5 4 (3.51%) DOM
5 4 (3.51%) Web Services
5 4 (3.51%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (3.51%) HTML5
6 2 (1.75%) jQuery
6 2 (1.75%) LINQ
6 2 (1.75%) JSON
6 2 (1.75%) EDI
6 2 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Blackberry
2 13 (11.40%) Clustering
3 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (7.02%) Replication
5 7 (6.14%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.39%) FlexPod
8 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) PDA
9 2 (1.75%) iPad
9 2 (1.75%) iPhone
9 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.88%) EPoS
10 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 24 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.14%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.51%) Solaris
10 3 (2.63%) Android
10 3 (2.63%) Linux
10 3 (2.63%) UNIX
11 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) ITIL
2 14 (12.28%) Migration
3 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.89%) Workflow
5 7 (6.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.39%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.39%) Logistics
7 5 (4.39%) Change Management
8 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.51%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.51%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.51%) Web Development
8 4 (3.51%) Project Management
8 4 (3.51%) OO
8 4 (3.51%) OOD
8 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) SQL
2 12 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 11 (9.65%) VB
4 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.14%) C#
6 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.51%) VB6
9 3 (2.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.54%) MCITP
3 19 (16.67%) MCSE
4 17 (14.91%) MCP
5 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (7.89%) MCTS
8 6 (5.26%) NCDA
8 6 (5.26%) VCAP
9 5 (4.39%) VTSP
9 5 (4.39%) NCIE
9 5 (4.39%) VCDX
10 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.63%) MCSD
11 3 (2.63%) CCNA
11 3 (2.63%) Degree
12 2 (1.75%) CCA
12 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 73 (64.04%) Active Directory
2 41 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.54%) vSphere
4 19 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.89%) Terminal Services
6 8 (7.02%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.02%) XenApp
7 7 (6.14%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (5.26%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.39%) UAG
10 4 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.51%) KVM
11 3 (2.63%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) SCCM
2 17 (14.91%) SCOM
3 11 (9.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (9.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (7.89%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.39%) SCSM
6 4 (3.51%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.51%) MOM
6 4 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.51%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.63%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.63%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.63%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.75%) WSUS
8 2 (1.75%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 53 (46.49%) Microsoft
1 53 (46.49%) VMware
2 41 (35.96%) Cisco
3 28 (24.56%) Citrix
4 15 (13.16%) Symantec
5 13 (11.40%) NetApp
6 10 (8.77%) HP
7 7 (6.14%) Intel
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle
8 5 (4.39%) Dell
9 4 (3.51%) Sun
10 3 (2.63%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.63%) Sybase
11 2 (1.75%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.75%) IBM
11 2 (1.75%) EMC
11 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.75%) Remedy
12 1 (0.88%) M86 Security
12 1 (0.88%) Unisys
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