The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.73% 5.68% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 20.55% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 15
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,950 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 73 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.37% 27.65% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 26
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 7 (46.67%) NetApp
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) VLAN
9 5 (33.33%) vSphere
9 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (26.67%) Migration
10 4 (26.67%) Firewall
10 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 4 (26.67%) IIS
10 4 (26.67%) Citrix
10 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (20.00%) IaaS
11 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) WinForms
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.67%) Veeam
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