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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.48% 4.22% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.89% 12.57% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 24
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £50,000 £42,500
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
201 191 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 34.18% 33.57% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 177 146 116
Average salary £35,500 £35,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 47 (49.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (45.26%) Citrix
5 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
6 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
7 39 (41.05%) ITIL
7 39 (41.05%) Firewall
8 37 (38.95%) VMware
9 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (33.68%) SCCM
11 30 (31.58%) Cisco
12 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (27.37%) XenDesktop
15 25 (26.32%) XenApp
15 25 (26.32%) HP
15 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
15 25 (26.32%) MCSE
16 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
17 21 (22.11%) SQL
18 20 (21.05%) Finance
18 20 (21.05%) Windows 7
19 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
19 18 (18.95%) EMC
20 17 (17.89%) Disaster Recovery
20 17 (17.89%) Network Monitoring
21 16 (16.84%) vSphere
21 16 (16.84%) Clustering
21 16 (16.84%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.79%) IIS
3 13 (13.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.32%) Lync
7 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.16%) Apache
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) Firewall
2 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.84%) SAN
4 14 (14.74%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (13.68%) LAN
5 13 (13.68%) WAN
6 11 (11.58%) Internet
6 11 (11.58%) iSCSI
6 11 (11.58%) NAS
7 10 (10.53%) NetScaler
8 9 (9.47%) VoIP
9 7 (7.37%) DHCP
9 7 (7.37%) DNS
9 7 (7.37%) Symposium
10 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.32%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (3.16%) Intranet
12 2 (2.11%) MPLS
12 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.11%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MSI
1 4 (4.21%) InstallShield
1 4 (4.21%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Local Government
4 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 20 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) IT Support
5 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Support Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Senior IT Support
7 8 (8.42%) Implementation Specialist
8 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.37%) Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.32%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Systems Test Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Tester
10 5 (5.26%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.42%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (6.32%) COM
4 6 (6.32%) Web Services
4 6 (6.32%) HTML
5 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.21%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.16%) WCF
7 3 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.42%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) AS400
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
4 1 (1.05%) iSeries
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.53%) UNIX
6 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.16%) Linux
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) ITIL
2 17 (17.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (17.89%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.47%) Project Management
3 9 (9.47%) Service Management
3 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
3 9 (9.47%) Manual Testing
4 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
4 8 (8.42%) Project Planning
4 8 (8.42%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (7.37%) CRM
6 6 (6.32%) System Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 5 (5.26%) MVC
8 4 (4.21%) Identity Management
8 4 (4.21%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Change Control
9 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) SQL
2 10 (10.53%) VB
3 7 (7.37%) C#
4 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.21%) VBScript
6 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (26.32%) MCSE
3 15 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (14.74%) MCP
5 13 (13.68%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (13.68%) CCNA
6 10 (10.53%) CCA
7 7 (7.37%) NCDA
8 6 (6.32%) Degree
8 6 (6.32%) ISEB
9 3 (3.16%) MCITP
9 3 (3.16%) CCEE
10 2 (2.11%) CCAA
10 2 (2.11%) MCTS
10 2 (2.11%) CCIE
11 1 (1.05%) CCDA
11 1 (1.05%) CCEA
11 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (27.37%) XenDesktop
4 25 (26.32%) XenApp
5 16 (16.84%) vSphere
6 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 11 (11.58%) VMware ESX
7 11 (11.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (8.42%) UAG
10 7 (7.37%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (6.32%) IAG
12 5 (5.26%) ISA Server
13 4 (4.21%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (3.16%) Terminal Server
14 3 (3.16%) XenServer
15 2 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) SCOM
3 10 (10.53%) Backup Exec
4 8 (8.42%) WSUS
5 7 (7.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (6.32%) Cacti
7 4 (4.21%) AppDNA
8 3 (3.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (3.16%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (2.11%) SCSM
9 2 (2.11%) SCDPM
9 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.11%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.05%) MOM
10 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (45.26%) Citrix
3 37 (38.95%) VMware
4 30 (31.58%) Cisco
5 25 (26.32%) HP
6 18 (18.95%) EMC
7 16 (16.84%) NetApp
8 10 (10.53%) SolarWinds
9 9 (9.47%) Siemens
9 9 (9.47%) Mitel
9 9 (9.47%) IBM
10 8 (8.42%) Symantec
11 6 (6.32%) Dell
11 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.21%) Novell
13 3 (3.16%) CommVault
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle
13 3 (3.16%) Finjan
13 3 (3.16%) Nimsoft
13 3 (3.16%) Spiceworks
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