The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.00% 2.74% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.85% 14.42% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 25
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 104 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.22% 19.01% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 77 174
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Coventry region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (59.34%) Active Directory
3 49 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (51.65%) SQL Server
5 42 (46.15%) VMware
6 40 (43.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (38.46%) Citrix
8 34 (37.36%) Finance
9 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
10 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 27 (29.67%) ITIL
11 27 (29.67%) XenApp
11 27 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (27.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (26.37%) .NET
14 23 (25.27%) HP
15 22 (24.18%) WAN
15 22 (24.18%) LAN
16 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
16 19 (20.88%) SQL
16 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
16 19 (20.88%) SAN
17 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
18 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
18 16 (17.58%) Web Services
19 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
19 15 (16.48%) NetApp
19 15 (16.48%) Firewall
20 14 (15.38%) Internet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.19%) IIS
4 12 (13.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.69%) Lync
5 7 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) LAN
1 22 (24.18%) WAN
2 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
2 19 (20.88%) SAN
3 15 (16.48%) Firewall
4 14 (15.38%) Internet
5 9 (9.89%) Intranet
6 8 (8.79%) Symposium
7 7 (7.69%) VoIP
8 5 (5.49%) FTP
9 4 (4.40%) DNS
9 4 (4.40%) DHCP
9 4 (4.40%) Nortel Meridian
9 4 (4.40%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.20%) ISDN
10 2 (2.20%) Network Security
10 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Tester
8 5 (5.49%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) IT Support
9 4 (4.40%) Telecoms Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) .NET
2 16 (17.58%) Web Services
3 11 (12.09%) WCF
4 9 (9.89%) XML
5 8 (8.79%) HTML
6 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.30%) X-Windows
8 2 (2.20%) COM
9 1 (1.10%) CSS
9 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Clustering
2 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) AS400
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (43.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.99%) UNIX
6 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) CRM
3 8 (8.79%) Manual Testing
3 8 (8.79%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.59%) Line Management
4 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.49%) Change Management
5 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.49%) MVC
5 5 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.40%) ERP
6 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.20%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 14 (15.38%) C#
3 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.79%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.29%) MCSE
3 12 (13.19%) CCNA
3 12 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.89%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.69%) MCP
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.20%) CCA
7 2 (2.20%) HND
7 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 2 (2.20%) Degree
8 1 (1.10%) NCDA
8 1 (1.10%) MCITP
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 54 (59.34%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (29.67%) XenApp
3 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.09%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.20%) vCloud
6 2 (2.20%) XenServer
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.10%) IAG
7 1 (1.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (5.49%) SCDPM
4 5 (5.49%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (5.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.30%) SCOM
6 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.20%) WSUS
7 1 (1.10%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) VMware
2 35 (38.46%) Citrix
3 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 23 (25.27%) HP
5 15 (16.48%) NetApp
6 12 (13.19%) Cisco
7 11 (12.09%) Symantec
8 8 (8.79%) EMC
9 6 (6.59%) Oracle
10 5 (5.49%) CommVault
10 5 (5.49%) Finjan
11 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.40%) Nortel
12 2 (2.20%) IBM
12 2 (2.20%) Avaya
12 2 (2.20%) Juniper
12 2 (2.20%) Sophos
13 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.10%) Siemens
13 1 (1.10%) Mitel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago