The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kidderminster 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kidderminster region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster 37.50% 42.86% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £20,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.87% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Kidderminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kidderminster 37.50% 42.86% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Average salary £20,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.87% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Worcestershire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kidderminster

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Kidderminster

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kidderminster

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Kidderminster

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kidderminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Kidderminster region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Kidderminster

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kidderminster

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kidderminster 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 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) CCEE
3 1 (33.33%) CCAA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kidderminster by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kidderminster 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCEE
1 1 (33.33%) CCAA
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix