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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.18% 10.41% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 32.56% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 2
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £19,300 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £41,500 £35,050
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
58 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.06% 31.97% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 40
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £18,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £41,500
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (64.00%) VMware
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) IIS
7 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (52.00%) Citrix
8 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 10 (40.00%) vSphere
9 9 (36.00%) MS Office
9 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (36.00%) DNS
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (32.00%) ITIL
10 8 (32.00%) HP
10 8 (32.00%) SAN
10 8 (32.00%) Finance
10 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (28.00%) Cisco
11 7 (28.00%) Internet
11 7 (28.00%) XenApp
11 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (24.00%) Change Management
12 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (56.00%) IIS
2 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (24.00%) Lync
4 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.00%) CMS
5 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) SAN
3 7 (28.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (24.00%) NAS
5 5 (20.00%) VLAN
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) Change Control
2 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) VBScript
1 4 (16.00%) VB
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (40.00%) vSphere
3 7 (28.00%) XenApp
4 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
1 6 (24.00%) SCDPM
2 4 (16.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) EPiServer
6 4 (16.00%) AppSense
6 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
6 4 (16.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Lotus
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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