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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 2.90% 6.67% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 66.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Worcestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 14.49% 10.00% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 16
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £41,400 £31,500
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 Redditch

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Redditch

Windows Server 2008
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat