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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.06% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
15 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.94% 8.06% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 22
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £45,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage