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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 26 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.77% 6.51% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.95% 26.12% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 22
Average salary £25,000 £32,397 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.83% -13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,681 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
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
224 134 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 29.13% 24.91% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 192 120 233
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 33 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
5 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (42.42%) VMware
7 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
7 23 (34.85%) ITIL
8 21 (31.82%) Citrix
8 21 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (30.30%) .NET
10 19 (28.79%) SharePoint
11 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 18 (27.27%) C#
11 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (25.76%) SQL
13 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
13 14 (21.21%) XenApp
14 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
15 12 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
15 12 (18.18%) Web Services
15 12 (18.18%) CRM
16 11 (16.67%) SAN
17 10 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (15.15%) HP
17 10 (15.15%) IIS
17 10 (15.15%) WCF

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
2 19 (28.79%) SharePoint
3 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (15.15%) IIS
6 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (9.09%) Lync
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.52%) Apache
9 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) SAN
2 9 (13.64%) WAN
2 9 (13.64%) LAN
3 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (7.58%) DHCP
6 4 (6.06%) FTP
6 4 (6.06%) MPLS
7 3 (4.55%) Firewall
8 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.03%) VPN
9 1 (1.52%) VoIP
9 1 (1.52%) HTTP
9 1 (1.52%) VLAN
9 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.52%) SSL
9 1 (1.52%) Intranet
9 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) InstallShield
1 5 (7.58%) NUnit
1 5 (7.58%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) IT Support
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) .NET
2 12 (18.18%) Web Services
3 10 (15.15%) WCF
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) COM
6 1 (1.52%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) AS400
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) iSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.06%) UNIX
7 3 (4.55%) Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) CRM
2 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (10.61%) MVC
4 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Line Management
7 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.03%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.03%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Coaching
8 2 (3.03%) People Management
9 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) C#
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.55%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) C
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (3.03%) CCA
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 36 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.21%) XenApp
4 8 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 7 (10.61%) vSphere
6 5 (7.58%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.03%) XenServer
7 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.03%) vCloud
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.58%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.06%) SCCM
3 4 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.06%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.52%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) WSUS
5 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (42.42%) VMware
3 21 (31.82%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) HP
5 9 (13.64%) NetApp
6 8 (12.12%) Oracle
7 7 (10.61%) Symantec
8 6 (9.09%) Cisco
9 4 (6.06%) EMC
10 3 (4.55%) Sophos
11 1 (1.52%) Google
11 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.52%) Finjan
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) CommVault
11 1 (1.52%) IBM
11 1 (1.52%) SAP
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