The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.92% 9.57% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.74% 36.00% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 16
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £31,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £39,850 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 75 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.34% 26.60% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
3 25 (62.50%) VMware
4 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
5 20 (50.00%) DHCP
5 20 (50.00%) Cisco
6 19 (47.50%) LAN
6 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (45.00%) Finance
8 17 (42.50%) WAN
9 16 (40.00%) DNS
9 16 (40.00%) Firewall
9 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (37.50%) vSphere
11 14 (35.00%) SAN
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
12 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (32.50%) VMware ESX
12 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (30.00%) CCNA
14 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
14 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
14 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
15 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (22.50%) VPN
16 9 (22.50%) Citrix
17 8 (20.00%) MS Office
17 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
17 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.00%) Lync
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) CMS
7 2 (5.00%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) DHCP
2 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) WAN
4 16 (40.00%) DNS
4 16 (40.00%) Firewall
5 14 (35.00%) SAN
6 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (22.50%) VPN
8 4 (10.00%) NAS
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
10 2 (5.00%) VLAN
10 2 (5.00%) FTP
11 1 (2.50%) Internet
11 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MSI
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (37.50%) Network Analyst
4 14 (35.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 14 (35.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (35.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Support Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Consultant
7 6 (15.00%) IT Support
7 6 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL
1 4 (10.00%) Change Control
2 3 (7.50%) Software Deployment
2 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
4 1 (2.50%) B2B
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) VBScript
1 4 (10.00%) VB
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) vSphere
3 13 (32.50%) VMware ESX
4 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (10.00%) XenApp
6 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 4 (10.00%) AppSense
6 4 (10.00%) Fujitsu
7 3 (7.50%) Veritas
8 2 (5.00%) EPiServer
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) EMC