The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.92% 1.67% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 9.38% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% -38.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.93% 17.78% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 24
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) JasperReports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (50.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco