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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 7 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 15.00% 14.29% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 66.67% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 15.00% 21.43% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 24
Average salary £29,731 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (25.00%) PDA
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) PDA
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft