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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.78% 7.46% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.68% 21.89% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 19
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £27,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,700 £50,000
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 201 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.36% 34.07% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 177 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (75.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
4 42 (53.16%) PowerShell
5 40 (50.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (37.97%) SQL
7 25 (31.65%) C#
7 25 (31.65%) .NET
7 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
7 25 (31.65%) VMware
8 22 (27.85%) IaaS
9 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
10 20 (25.32%) Oracle
11 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
12 18 (22.78%) Office 365
12 18 (22.78%) Puppet
12 18 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
12 18 (22.78%) IIS
12 18 (22.78%) ITIL
13 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (20.25%) SharePoint
15 15 (18.99%) Linux
15 15 (18.99%) PL/SQL
16 14 (17.72%) InstallShield
16 14 (17.72%) Finance
16 14 (17.72%) NUnit
16 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
16 14 (17.72%) Selenium

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (22.78%) IIS
2 16 (20.25%) SharePoint
3 13 (16.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.80%) Lync
7 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.53%) CMS
9 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) IaaS
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (22.78%) Office 365
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) SAN
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
2 7 (8.86%) WAN
3 5 (6.33%) Firewall
4 4 (5.06%) MPLS
4 4 (5.06%) DNS
5 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.53%) IPsec
6 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) DHCP
6 2 (2.53%) IPv4
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) InstallShield
1 14 (17.72%) NUnit
1 14 (17.72%) Selenium
1 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Analyst
1 12 (15.19%) Development Manager
1 12 (15.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.86%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) IT Development Manager
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) WCF
3 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Replication
2 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.27%) Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (75.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (50.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.99%) Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) UNIX
8 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) ITIL
1 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
2 14 (17.72%) DevOps
3 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.66%) CRM
5 8 (10.13%) Line Management
5 8 (10.13%) Coaching
6 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.59%) Matrix Management
8 5 (6.33%) MVC
9 4 (5.06%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.80%) People Management
10 3 (3.80%) Change Management
11 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.53%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.53%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) PowerShell
2 30 (37.97%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) C#
4 15 (18.99%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.80%) CCA
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.39%) XenApp
5 5 (6.33%) vSphere
6 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.06%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Puppet
1 18 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.53%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.65%) VMware
3 20 (25.32%) Oracle
4 12 (15.19%) Citrix
5 11 (13.92%) NetApp
6 9 (11.39%) Cisco
7 6 (7.59%) HP
8 4 (5.06%) Dell
9 3 (3.80%) Symantec
9 3 (3.80%) Sophos
10 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.53%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.53%) EMC
10 2 (2.53%) Cognos
11 1 (1.27%) SAP
11 1 (1.27%) Google
11 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
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