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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.90% 3.98% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.49% 12.35% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 20
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +34.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,253 £33,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £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
209 162 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.13% 32.21% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 188 128 141
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
3 48 (49.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (47.42%) Active Directory
5 43 (44.33%) Citrix
6 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
7 39 (40.21%) ITIL
8 36 (37.11%) Firewall
8 36 (37.11%) VMware
9 33 (34.02%) SCCM
9 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
11 28 (28.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (27.84%) MCSE
12 27 (27.84%) MS Excel
12 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (26.80%) Cisco
13 26 (26.80%) Finance
14 25 (25.77%) HP
14 25 (25.77%) XenApp
15 24 (24.74%) XenDesktop
16 23 (23.71%) Windows 7
17 22 (22.68%) SQL
18 19 (19.59%) MS Exchange
18 19 (19.59%) EMC
19 18 (18.56%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (18.56%) Network Monitoring
20 17 (17.53%) LAN
20 17 (17.53%) WAN
20 17 (17.53%) MCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.37%) IIS
5 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.19%) Lync
7 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Firewall
2 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.53%) LAN
3 17 (17.53%) WAN
4 16 (16.49%) SAN
5 14 (14.43%) Internet
6 12 (12.37%) iSCSI
6 12 (12.37%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (11.34%) NAS
8 10 (10.31%) VoIP
9 9 (9.28%) Symposium
9 9 (9.28%) NetScaler
10 7 (7.22%) DNS
10 7 (7.22%) DHCP
11 5 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.15%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (4.12%) Intranet
12 4 (4.12%) Nortel Meridian
13 3 (3.09%) MPLS
14 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MSI
1 4 (4.12%) InstallShield
1 4 (4.12%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) IT Support
5 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Senior IT Support
7 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.25%) Implementation Specialist
8 7 (7.22%) Server Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Test Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Tester
10 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) Web Services
2 8 (8.25%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.15%) WCF
5 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.15%) COM
6 4 (4.12%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Clustering
2 8 (8.25%) Thin Client
2 8 (8.25%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (23.71%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.31%) UNIX
6 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) ITIL
2 18 (18.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (18.56%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.28%) Manual Testing
3 9 (9.28%) Service Management
4 8 (8.25%) Project Management
4 8 (8.25%) CRM
4 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.25%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
4 8 (8.25%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.19%) MVC
5 6 (6.19%) System Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.15%) Automation Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Test Planning
7 4 (4.12%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.12%) Software Licensing
7 4 (4.12%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) VB
3 9 (9.28%) C#
4 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.15%) VBScript
6 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (28.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (27.84%) MCSE
3 17 (17.53%) MCP
4 16 (16.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (14.43%) CCNA
6 13 (13.40%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (10.31%) CCA
8 6 (6.19%) ISEB
8 6 (6.19%) NCDA
8 6 (6.19%) Degree
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.06%) CCEE
9 2 (2.06%) CCAA
10 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 46 (47.42%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (25.77%) XenApp
4 24 (24.74%) XenDesktop
5 13 (13.40%) Hyper-V
6 12 (12.37%) vSphere
7 11 (11.34%) VMware ESX
8 10 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (6.19%) UAG
11 5 (5.15%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (5.15%) IAG
12 4 (4.12%) Terminal Server
12 4 (4.12%) ISA Server
12 4 (4.12%) Novell eDirectory
13 2 (2.06%) XenServer
13 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (34.02%) SCCM
2 13 (13.40%) SCOM
3 10 (10.31%) Backup Exec
4 7 (7.22%) WSUS
5 5 (5.15%) Cacti
5 5 (5.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (4.12%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (4.12%) AppDNA
6 4 (4.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.06%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.06%) SCSM
7 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (44.33%) Citrix
3 36 (37.11%) VMware
4 26 (26.80%) Cisco
5 25 (25.77%) HP
6 19 (19.59%) EMC
7 15 (15.46%) NetApp
8 9 (9.28%) Mitel
8 9 (9.28%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.28%) Siemens
8 9 (9.28%) IBM
9 7 (7.22%) Symantec
10 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.12%) Novell
11 4 (4.12%) Nortel
11 4 (4.12%) CommVault
11 4 (4.12%) Finjan
12 3 (3.09%) Nimsoft
12 3 (3.09%) Spiceworks
12 3 (3.09%) Oracle
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