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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.47% 1.80% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.13% 10.59% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 25
Average salary £24,125 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.21% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
181 85 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.12% 17.03% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 65 230
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 6 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 47 (54.65%) SQL Server
4 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (43.02%) VMware
7 33 (38.37%) MS Exchange
8 32 (37.21%) Citrix
9 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 30 (34.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (31.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (30.23%) Finance
12 25 (29.07%) .NET
12 25 (29.07%) ITIL
13 24 (27.91%) XenApp
13 24 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (25.58%) LAN
14 22 (25.58%) WAN
15 21 (24.42%) HP
16 20 (23.26%) SAN
17 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
18 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
19 17 (19.77%) Web Services
19 17 (19.77%) SQL
20 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
20 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
21 15 (17.44%) C#
22 14 (16.28%) IIS
22 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
22 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 33 (38.37%) MS Exchange
2 27 (31.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
4 14 (16.28%) IIS
5 13 (15.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (9.30%) Lync
6 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.16%) Apache
10 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) WAN
1 22 (25.58%) LAN
2 20 (23.26%) SAN
3 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.95%) Internet
5 9 (10.47%) Intranet
6 8 (9.30%) Firewall
7 6 (6.98%) DNS
7 6 (6.98%) VoIP
8 5 (5.81%) DHCP
8 5 (5.81%) FTP
8 5 (5.81%) Symposium
9 3 (3.49%) Nortel Meridian
10 2 (2.33%) Network Security
10 2 (2.33%) ISDN
10 2 (2.33%) MPLS
11 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.16%) SSL
11 1 (1.16%) HTTP
11 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.16%) NUnit
1 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Support Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Applications Support
4 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.81%) IT Support
10 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) Web Services
3 12 (13.95%) WCF
4 9 (10.47%) XML
5 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.98%) HTML
6 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.49%) X-Windows
8 2 (2.33%) COM
9 1 (1.16%) CSS
9 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Clustering
2 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.33%) AS400
3 2 (2.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) iSeries
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.30%) UNIX
6 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) CRM
3 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.98%) MVC
3 6 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (6.98%) Line Management
4 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.81%) Change Management
4 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
4 5 (5.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.65%) ERP
5 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.33%) Change Control
8 1 (1.16%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) C#
3 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.98%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (10.47%) MCSE
2 9 (10.47%) CCNA
2 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.65%) MCP
5 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
6 2 (2.33%) VCP4
6 2 (2.33%) CCA
6 2 (2.33%) HND
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (27.91%) XenApp
3 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.47%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.14%) vSphere
6 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.33%) XenServer
7 2 (2.33%) vCloud
8 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.16%) IAG
8 1 (1.16%) UAG
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.98%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (5.81%) SCDPM
4 5 (5.81%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (5.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.33%) WSUS
6 2 (2.33%) SCOM
7 1 (1.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) VMware
2 32 (37.21%) Citrix
3 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.42%) HP
5 13 (15.12%) NetApp
6 12 (13.95%) Symantec
7 11 (12.79%) Cisco
8 8 (9.30%) EMC
9 6 (6.98%) Oracle
10 5 (5.81%) CommVault
10 5 (5.81%) Finjan
11 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.49%) Sophos
12 3 (3.49%) Nortel
13 2 (2.33%) Avaya
13 2 (2.33%) Juniper
14 1 (1.16%) IBM
14 1 (1.16%) Google
14 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
14 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 14 hours ago
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