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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.30% 6.45% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 27.78% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 14
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.84% 23.23% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 39
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) VMware
3 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 22 (48.89%) Cisco
5 22 (48.89%) Finance
6 19 (42.22%) DHCP
7 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.00%) vSphere
8 17 (37.78%) SAN
8 17 (37.78%) DNS
8 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (35.56%) Citrix
9 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
9 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (33.33%) VMware ESX
11 14 (31.11%) Firewall
11 14 (31.11%) LAN
11 14 (31.11%) WAN
11 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
11 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
13 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (24.44%) CCNA
15 10 (22.22%) IIS
15 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (20.00%) Retail
16 9 (20.00%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (22.22%) IIS
5 8 (17.78%) Lync
6 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (8.89%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (8.89%) CMS
7 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.89%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) DHCP
2 17 (37.78%) SAN
2 17 (37.78%) DNS
3 14 (31.11%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) LAN
3 14 (31.11%) WAN
4 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) NAS
6 6 (13.33%) VPN
7 5 (11.11%) Internet
8 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
8 4 (8.89%) VLAN
9 3 (6.67%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) FTP
11 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Network Analyst
4 13 (28.89%) Senior Network Analyst
4 13 (28.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (28.89%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (22.22%) Consultant
6 8 (17.78%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Software Packaging
2 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
4 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Change Control
3 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.89%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.22%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) VBScript
1 8 (17.78%) VB
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.00%) vSphere
3 15 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
5 8 (17.78%) XenApp
5 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
6 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
1 7 (15.56%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) SCDPM
3 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) VMware
2 22 (48.89%) Cisco
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Citrix
5 8 (17.78%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) AppSense
5 8 (17.78%) Fujitsu
6 4 (8.89%) EPiServer
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) Veritas
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp