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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.61% 2.12% 7.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 15.22% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 18
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +48.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
30 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.10% 13.94% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 58
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £20,248 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 8 (50.00%) NetApp
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (18.75%) ETRM
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) HP Storage
8 3 (18.75%) NCIE
8 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ETRM
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Ticket Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) MCSA
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) NCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) NetApp
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle