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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.03% 3.53% 6.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.92% 12.39% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 34
Average salary £41,328 £25,000 £32,397
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.31% -22.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,681 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
158 218 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.73% 28.50% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 129 191 119
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (75.56%) Active Directory
3 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
5 25 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 20 (44.44%) Windows XP
7 17 (37.78%) MS Office
7 17 (37.78%) Cisco
8 16 (35.56%) TCP/IP
8 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (33.33%) DHCP
9 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
10 14 (31.11%) Manufacturing
11 12 (26.67%) VMware
11 12 (26.67%) Asset Management
11 12 (26.67%) HND
11 12 (26.67%) IT Asset Management
11 12 (26.67%) Life Science
11 12 (26.67%) Time Management
12 10 (22.22%) SAN
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (17.78%) CCNA
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) VBA
13 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
14 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (15.56%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.67%) Moodle
4 3 (6.67%) SugarCRM
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (37.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) TCP/IP
2 15 (33.33%) DHCP
3 10 (22.22%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) LAN
4 5 (11.11%) LDAP
4 5 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) Intranet
6 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) MPLS
7 1 (2.22%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (31.11%) Manufacturing
1 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) IT Support
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) IT Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) LAMP
2 3 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Life Science
2 3 (6.67%) AS400
2 3 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) EFT
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 25 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) MVS
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Asset Management
1 12 (26.67%) IT Asset Management
1 12 (26.67%) Time Management
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) CRM
4 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (4.44%) ERP
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
1 8 (17.78%) VBA
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Korn
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) HND
2 8 (17.78%) CCNA
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (75.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Shibboleth
3 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.22%) NFS
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Veeam
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Finjan
7 2 (4.44%) Kaspersky
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) SAP
7 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Netezza
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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