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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 60 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 9.45% 5.32% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.91% 19.75% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 54 20 14
Average salary £33,750 £39,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,889 £44,850 £60,500
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
188 157 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 29.61% 26.93% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 176 115 164
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,785 £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 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (58.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (50.96%) Active Directory
4 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (43.27%) VMware
6 43 (41.35%) SQL Server
7 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
7 42 (40.38%) Finance
8 41 (39.42%) Citrix
9 33 (31.73%) ITIL
10 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (30.77%) XenApp
11 30 (28.85%) HP
11 30 (28.85%) TCP/IP
12 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
13 26 (25.00%) LAN
13 26 (25.00%) WAN
13 26 (25.00%) Firewall
14 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 24 (23.08%) SQL
14 24 (23.08%) SCCM
14 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (22.12%) MCSE
16 22 (21.15%) NetApp
16 22 (21.15%) Cisco
17 21 (20.19%) .NET
17 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (19.23%) XenDesktop
18 20 (19.23%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.46%) IIS
4 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (8.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.73%) Lync
6 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) TCP/IP
2 26 (25.00%) LAN
2 26 (25.00%) WAN
2 26 (25.00%) Firewall
3 19 (18.27%) SAN
4 17 (16.35%) Internet
5 11 (10.58%) Symposium
6 9 (8.65%) Intranet
6 9 (8.65%) iSCSI
6 9 (8.65%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (8.65%) NetScaler
7 8 (7.69%) NAS
7 8 (7.69%) VoIP
8 5 (4.81%) FTP
8 5 (4.81%) Nortel Meridian
9 4 (3.85%) DNS
9 4 (3.85%) DHCP
10 3 (2.88%) MPLS
11 2 (1.92%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.92%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MSI
1 4 (3.85%) InstallShield
1 4 (3.85%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (40.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Support Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Applications Support
4 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) IT Support
5 9 (8.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
7 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Tester
8 6 (5.77%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.77%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Telecoms Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) Web Services
3 10 (9.62%) HTML
4 9 (8.65%) XML
5 8 (7.69%) WCF
6 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.81%) Application Packaging
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.88%) X-Windows
9 2 (1.92%) COM
10 1 (0.96%) CSS
10 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.96%) Replication
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (58.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.35%) Windows 7
5 14 (13.46%) UNIX
6 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.96%) Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (11.54%) Manual Testing
3 12 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (10.58%) CRM
5 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.77%) Line Management
7 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 5 (4.81%) MVC
8 4 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.85%) ERP
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.85%) Software Licensing
8 4 (3.85%) System Testing
9 3 (2.88%) Automation Testing
9 3 (2.88%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 14 (13.46%) VB
3 12 (11.54%) C#
4 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.81%) VBScript
6 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (22.12%) MCSE
3 20 (19.23%) CCNA
3 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (9.62%) MCP
6 9 (8.65%) CCA
7 6 (5.77%) NCDA
8 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.85%) Degree
10 3 (2.88%) ISEB
11 2 (1.92%) HND
11 2 (1.92%) MCSA
12 1 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 53 (50.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.77%) XenApp
2 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 12 (11.54%) vSphere
6 9 (8.65%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.92%) vCloud
10 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.96%) IAG
10 1 (0.96%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) SCCM
2 14 (13.46%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.73%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (4.81%) SCDPM
5 5 (4.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (4.81%) SCOM
5 5 (4.81%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (3.85%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.92%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) VMware
2 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 41 (39.42%) Citrix
4 30 (28.85%) HP
5 22 (21.15%) Cisco
5 22 (21.15%) NetApp
6 15 (14.42%) EMC
7 11 (10.58%) Symantec
8 9 (8.65%) IBM
9 8 (7.69%) Siemens
9 8 (7.69%) Mitel
10 7 (6.73%) Oracle
11 5 (4.81%) CommVault
11 5 (4.81%) Nortel
11 5 (4.81%) Finjan
12 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.92%) Nimsoft
14 2 (1.92%) Spiceworks
14 2 (1.92%) Google
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