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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 3.03% 2.94% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 5.88% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
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
22 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 22.22% 50.00% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 13
Average salary £27,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec