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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.33% 4.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £31,250 £31,250 -
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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 44.44% 13.33% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 9
Average salary £27,500 £19,499 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.03% +3.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,499 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) XenServer
7 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (10.00%) Nagios
8 1 (10.00%) CRM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) ERP
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat