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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 60 52 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.42% 3.18% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 12.94% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 81
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
345 402 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.67% 24.57% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 301 372 325
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (71.95%) Microsoft
3 102 (62.20%) VMware
4 101 (61.59%) Active Directory
5 84 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (45.73%) MS Exchange
7 65 (39.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (35.98%) SQL Server
10 52 (31.71%) LAN
11 51 (31.10%) Cisco
12 49 (29.88%) SAN
12 49 (29.88%) Hyper-V
13 47 (28.66%) vSphere
14 46 (28.05%) Citrix
15 44 (26.83%) WAN
16 43 (26.22%) MS Excel
17 42 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 37 (22.56%) DNS
19 36 (21.95%) Firewall
20 34 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (19.51%) SQL
21 32 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
22 31 (18.90%) MCSE
23 30 (18.29%) VMware ESX
24 26 (15.85%) DHCP
25 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
26 24 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
27 23 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 75 (45.73%) MS Exchange
2 42 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (13.41%) IIS
6 19 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.44%) Lync
9 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.22%) SAS
10 2 (1.22%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.22%) Apache
10 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (26.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) Office 365
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (31.71%) LAN
2 49 (29.88%) SAN
3 44 (26.83%) WAN
4 37 (22.56%) DNS
5 36 (21.95%) Firewall
6 26 (15.85%) DHCP
7 18 (10.98%) NAS
8 14 (8.54%) TCP/IP
9 11 (6.71%) VPN
9 11 (6.71%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (6.10%) Wireless
11 8 (4.88%) VoIP
11 8 (4.88%) Network Security
12 7 (4.27%) VLAN
13 5 (3.05%) Internet
14 3 (1.83%) MPLS
14 3 (1.83%) DSL
14 3 (1.83%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (35.98%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.83%) MySQL
8 2 (1.22%) DB2
8 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Analyst
2 29 (17.68%) Support Engineer
3 25 (15.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Support Technician
6 15 (9.15%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (6.71%) Consultant
8 11 (6.71%) IT Support
9 10 (6.10%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Field Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.88%) Wintel Support
12 7 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (4.27%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (4.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) HTML
2 7 (4.27%) .NET
3 6 (3.66%) ADO.NET
3 6 (3.66%) CSS
3 6 (3.66%) Web Services
3 6 (3.66%) XML
3 6 (3.66%) WinForms
3 6 (3.66%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.66%) WCF
3 6 (3.66%) .NET Compact Framework
3 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.22%) MDX
4 2 (1.22%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.61%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.88%) Clustering
4 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.66%) GIS
6 5 (3.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.22%) Handset
7 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.61%) AS400
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (39.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
5 14 (8.54%) Windows XP
6 12 (7.32%) Linux
7 10 (6.10%) Android
8 5 (3.05%) CentOS
9 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.83%) UNIX
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.59%) ITIL
2 17 (10.37%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (8.54%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.10%) Business Continuity
6 9 (5.49%) Network Management
7 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.66%) Web Development
8 6 (3.66%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.66%) OO
8 6 (3.66%) OOD
8 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.66%) PRINCE
9 5 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.05%) Time Management
9 5 (3.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.44%) CRM
11 3 (1.83%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.83%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.51%) SQL
2 10 (6.10%) VB
3 9 (5.49%) PHP
4 8 (4.88%) C#
5 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.66%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.66%) VB6
7 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.44%) VBScript
8 4 (2.44%) Java
9 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (18.90%) MCSE
3 23 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (12.80%) MCSA
5 20 (12.20%) Degree
6 18 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
8 12 (7.32%) CCNA
9 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
10 10 (6.10%) MCITP
11 9 (5.49%) VCP4
12 6 (3.66%) CCNP
13 5 (3.05%) MCP
14 1 (0.61%) MCTS
14 1 (0.61%) NCDA
14 1 (0.61%) NCIE
14 1 (0.61%) VCP5
14 1 (0.61%) CCA
14 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (61.59%) Active Directory
2 84 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (29.88%) Hyper-V
4 47 (28.66%) vSphere
5 30 (18.29%) VMware ESX
6 15 (9.15%) XenApp
7 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (7.32%) Terminal Services
9 8 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.66%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.83%) XenServer
12 2 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) SCOM
2 10 (6.10%) WSUS
3 8 (4.88%) MOM
4 6 (3.66%) SCCM
5 5 (3.05%) Nagios
6 4 (2.44%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.44%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.83%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.22%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.22%) SCSM
9 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 118 (71.95%) Microsoft
2 102 (62.20%) VMware
3 51 (31.10%) Cisco
4 46 (28.05%) Citrix
5 16 (9.76%) Dell
5 16 (9.76%) EMC
6 13 (7.93%) Apple
7 12 (7.32%) NetApp
8 10 (6.10%) Juniper
9 9 (5.49%) HP
10 6 (3.66%) Symantec
11 5 (3.05%) WatchGuard
11 5 (3.05%) IBM
12 4 (2.44%) Veeam
13 3 (1.83%) SAP
13 3 (1.83%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.83%) CommVault
13 3 (1.83%) Avaya
13 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.22%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-40K + Car & Commision
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Private Health Ins.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + training and benefits *career*
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £34 - £43000 per annum + Car + Call Allow + Commission + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago