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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.01% 7.93% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.49% 29.11% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 28
Average salary £37,000 £32,397 £40,497
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.20% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £48,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
195 158 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.73% 27.24% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 178 142 191
Average salary £38,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
5 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
6 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
7 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
8 21 (30.88%) SharePoint
8 21 (30.88%) .NET
8 21 (30.88%) VMware
9 20 (29.41%) C#
9 20 (29.41%) ITIL
10 18 (26.47%) MS Exchange
10 18 (26.47%) Citrix
10 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (23.53%) SQL
12 14 (20.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
13 13 (19.12%) CRM
14 12 (17.65%) Web Services
14 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (16.18%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (16.18%) WCF
16 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
17 9 (13.24%) XenApp
17 9 (13.24%) Puppet
17 9 (13.24%) IaaS
17 9 (13.24%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (30.88%) SharePoint
2 18 (26.47%) MS Exchange
3 14 (20.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (11.76%) IIS
6 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.41%) Lync
9 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.47%) Apache
10 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) IaaS
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) LAN
1 7 (10.29%) WAN
1 7 (10.29%) SAN
2 6 (8.82%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) MPLS
4 4 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.47%) IPsec
7 1 (1.47%) HTTP
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Selenium
1 5 (7.35%) NUnit
1 5 (7.35%) InstallShield
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 11 (16.18%) Support Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) Web Services
3 11 (16.18%) WCF
4 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (1.47%) iSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.24%) Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
2 13 (19.12%) CRM
3 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (10.29%) DevOps
3 7 (10.29%) MVC
4 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.41%) Coaching
5 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.94%) ERP
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.94%) Change Management
6 2 (2.94%) People Management
6 2 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Matrix Management
6 2 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 20 (29.41%) C#
3 16 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.41%) CCA
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.24%) XenApp
5 7 (10.29%) vSphere
6 6 (8.82%) Terminal Services
7 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.94%) XenServer
9 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Puppet
1 9 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) VMware
3 18 (26.47%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle
5 6 (8.82%) NetApp
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco
7 4 (5.88%) Sophos
8 3 (4.41%) HP
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
8 3 (4.41%) EMC
9 2 (2.94%) Cognos
10 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.47%) Google
10 1 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
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