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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.83% 3.47% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 12.99% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
36 77 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.00% 26.74% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 40
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) ETRM
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETRM
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago