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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 8.22% 5.66% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 18.75% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £30,750 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -17.33%
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 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 13.70% 30.19% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 8
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) Postfix
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec