The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.79% - 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 65.52% 47.83% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 8
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,850 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dudley region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dudley

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Dudley

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) XenServer
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) Firewall
8 1 (11.11%) AS400
8 1 (11.11%) VoIP
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft