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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 59 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 9.34% 5.18% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.71% 20.26% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 20 20
Average salary £33,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.10% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,800 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,270 £50,250 £65,000
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
170 153 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.90% 25.59% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 158 113 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,600 £23,000
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (58.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 58 (54.72%) Active Directory
4 49 (46.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (45.28%) VMware
6 45 (42.45%) SQL Server
7 42 (39.62%) Citrix
8 41 (38.68%) Finance
9 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
10 36 (33.96%) ITIL
11 34 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (30.19%) XenApp
13 30 (28.30%) MS Exchange
13 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
14 29 (27.36%) HP
15 27 (25.47%) LAN
15 27 (25.47%) WAN
16 26 (24.53%) Firewall
17 25 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (21.70%) .NET
18 23 (21.70%) SQL Server 2008
19 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
19 22 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (20.75%) SCCM
20 21 (19.81%) MCSE
20 21 (19.81%) NetApp
21 20 (18.87%) SQL
22 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
22 19 (17.92%) SAN
22 19 (17.92%) CCNA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.04%) SharePoint
4 12 (11.32%) IIS
5 11 (10.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (8.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.60%) Lync
7 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
2 27 (25.47%) LAN
2 27 (25.47%) WAN
3 26 (24.53%) Firewall
4 19 (17.92%) SAN
5 17 (16.04%) Internet
6 11 (10.38%) Symposium
7 9 (8.49%) Intranet
8 8 (7.55%) VoIP
8 8 (7.55%) iSCSI
8 8 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (7.55%) NetScaler
9 7 (6.60%) NAS
10 5 (4.72%) FTP
10 5 (4.72%) Nortel Meridian
11 4 (3.77%) MPLS
11 4 (3.77%) DNS
11 4 (3.77%) DHCP
12 2 (1.89%) ISDN
12 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (42.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MSI
1 2 (1.89%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.89%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (38.68%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Local Government
4 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.94%) Automotive
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Support Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Applications Support
5 10 (9.43%) IT Support
6 9 (8.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Senior IT Support
9 6 (5.66%) Telecoms Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.66%) Tester
9 6 (5.66%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.66%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.70%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) Web Services
3 10 (9.43%) WCF
4 9 (8.49%) HTML
4 9 (8.49%) XML
5 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.83%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.83%) X-Windows
8 2 (1.89%) COM
9 1 (0.94%) CSS
9 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (58.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (46.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.32%) UNIX
6 7 (6.60%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) CRM
3 13 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (9.43%) Manual Testing
6 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.66%) MVC
7 6 (5.66%) Line Management
8 5 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Change Management
9 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.83%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.83%) ERP
11 2 (1.89%) Security Management
11 2 (1.89%) Integration Testing
11 2 (1.89%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.87%) SQL
2 14 (13.21%) C#
3 11 (10.38%) VB
3 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.81%) MCSE
3 19 (17.92%) CCNA
3 19 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.49%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (8.49%) MCP
6 8 (7.55%) CCA
6 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.66%) NCDA
8 2 (1.89%) Degree
8 2 (1.89%) ISEB
8 2 (1.89%) HND
8 2 (1.89%) MCSA
9 1 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 58 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 34 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (30.19%) XenApp
4 18 (16.98%) XenDesktop
5 16 (15.09%) Hyper-V
6 12 (11.32%) vSphere
7 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (6.60%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.89%) vCloud
11 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.94%) IAG
11 1 (0.94%) UAG
11 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (20.75%) SCCM
2 13 (12.26%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.60%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (4.72%) SCDPM
5 5 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (4.72%) SCOM
5 5 (4.72%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.89%) WSUS
6 2 (1.89%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 48 (45.28%) VMware
2 42 (39.62%) Citrix
3 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 29 (27.36%) HP
5 21 (19.81%) NetApp
6 19 (17.92%) Cisco
7 14 (13.21%) EMC
8 11 (10.38%) Symantec
9 8 (7.55%) IBM
10 7 (6.60%) Siemens
10 7 (6.60%) Mitel
11 6 (5.66%) Oracle
12 5 (4.72%) CommVault
12 5 (4.72%) Nortel
12 5 (4.72%) Finjan
13 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.89%) Nimsoft
15 2 (1.89%) Spiceworks
15 2 (1.89%) Sophos
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