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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.41% 7.22% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.49% 24.59% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 29
Average salary £35,500 £31,948 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £39,700 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
204 183 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.15% 29.37% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 173 161 166
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 1 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 50 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 36 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 32 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 30 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 24 (30.00%) VMware
10 21 (26.25%) C#
10 21 (26.25%) SQL
10 21 (26.25%) .NET
10 21 (26.25%) IaaS
11 18 (22.50%) Puppet
11 18 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
11 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
11 18 (22.50%) Citrix
12 17 (21.25%) ITIL
12 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 16 (20.00%) Office 365
13 16 (20.00%) Linux
14 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (17.50%) DevOps
15 12 (15.00%) IIS
15 12 (15.00%) Oracle
15 12 (15.00%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
1 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (15.00%) IIS
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.75%) Lync
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.25%) Apache
8 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) IaaS
2 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) SAN
2 9 (11.25%) LAN
2 9 (11.25%) WAN
3 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.25%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (5.00%) MPLS
5 3 (3.75%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.75%) DHCP
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) IPv4
6 2 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) SSL
7 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) InstallShield
1 9 (11.25%) NUnit
1 9 (11.25%) Selenium
2 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Support Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.75%) Development Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) IT Development Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 8 (10.00%) WCF
3 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Clustering
2 3 (3.75%) Replication
3 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
4 1 (1.25%) iSeries
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ITIL
2 16 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 14 (17.50%) DevOps
4 10 (12.50%) CRM
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.50%) MVC
7 3 (3.75%) Change Management
7 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.75%) Coaching
8 2 (2.50%) People Management
8 2 (2.50%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (2.50%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.50%) Line Management
8 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) C#
3 10 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.50%) C
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.75%) CCA
2 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 30 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.25%) XenApp
5 7 (8.75%) Terminal Services
6 6 (7.50%) vSphere
7 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
1 18 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.00%) VMware
3 18 (22.50%) Citrix
4 12 (15.00%) Oracle
5 11 (13.75%) NetApp
6 10 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) Symantec
8 3 (3.75%) Sophos
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.50%) Cognos
10 1 (1.25%) SAP
10 1 (1.25%) Google
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