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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.27% 8.45% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.73% 27.60% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 28
Average salary £41,500 £35,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.90% -13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,000 £51,200
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
181 192 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.83% 30.62% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 148 170 164
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,000 £47,800
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 3 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (75.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
4 39 (47.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (47.56%) PowerShell
5 32 (39.02%) MS Excel
6 28 (34.15%) SQL
7 26 (31.71%) .NET
7 26 (31.71%) C#
8 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
9 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
9 23 (28.05%) VMware
10 22 (26.83%) IaaS
11 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (23.17%) Unit Testing
11 19 (23.17%) ITIL
12 18 (21.95%) IIS
12 18 (21.95%) Oracle
12 18 (21.95%) SharePoint
12 18 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (21.95%) Puppet
12 18 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
14 16 (19.51%) Linux
14 16 (19.51%) Office 365
15 15 (18.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.29%) Citrix
16 14 (17.07%) PL/SQL
16 14 (17.07%) DevOps

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (21.95%) IIS
1 18 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
3 15 (18.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.66%) Lync
7 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.44%) CMS
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.22%) Apache
9 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) IaaS
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (19.51%) Office 365
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) LAN
2 9 (10.98%) WAN
3 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.10%) DNS
3 5 (6.10%) Firewall
4 4 (4.88%) MPLS
5 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.66%) DHCP
6 2 (2.44%) VPN
6 2 (2.44%) IPv4
6 2 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
7 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) InstallShield
1 13 (15.85%) NUnit
1 13 (15.85%) Selenium
2 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Development Manager
5 10 (12.20%) Applications Support
6 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Server Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) IT Development Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) Web Services
2 8 (9.76%) WCF
3 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Replication
2 2 (2.44%) Clustering
2 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.22%) iSeries
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.22%) AS400
3 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (75.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (47.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (19.51%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.22%) UNIX
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) ITIL
1 19 (23.17%) Unit Testing
2 14 (17.07%) DevOps
3 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) CRM
4 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.54%) MVC
5 6 (7.32%) Line Management
5 6 (7.32%) Coaching
6 5 (6.10%) Matrix Management
6 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.88%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.66%) Change Management
9 2 (2.44%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.44%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.44%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.44%) Project Management
9 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) PowerShell
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 26 (31.71%) C#
4 14 (17.07%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) C
7 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) CCA
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.98%) XenApp
5 7 (8.54%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.10%) vSphere
7 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Puppet
1 18 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) VMware
3 18 (21.95%) Oracle
4 15 (18.29%) Citrix
5 11 (13.41%) NetApp
6 10 (12.20%) Cisco
7 5 (6.10%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Symantec
8 3 (3.66%) Sophos
8 3 (3.66%) EMC
9 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.44%) Dell
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) Cognos
10 1 (1.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.22%) Google
10 1 (1.22%) LANDesk
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