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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.20% 7.26% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 31.94% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 7
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £18,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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
62 72 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 24.80% 22.71% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 34
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) VMware
3 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
4 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
4 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (46.81%) Cisco
5 22 (46.81%) Finance
6 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
7 20 (42.55%) DHCP
8 19 (40.43%) DNS
8 19 (40.43%) vSphere
9 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
10 17 (36.17%) Citrix
10 17 (36.17%) SAN
10 17 (36.17%) Windows 7
10 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (34.04%) VMware ESX
12 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
13 14 (29.79%) Firewall
13 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
13 14 (29.79%) LAN
13 14 (29.79%) WAN
14 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (23.40%) CCNA
16 11 (23.40%) IIS
16 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (21.28%) MS Office
18 9 (19.15%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (23.40%) IIS
5 9 (19.15%) Lync
6 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
7 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (8.51%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (8.51%) CMS
8 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
11 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) DHCP
2 19 (40.43%) DNS
3 17 (36.17%) SAN
4 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
4 14 (29.79%) LAN
4 14 (29.79%) WAN
4 14 (29.79%) Firewall
5 8 (17.02%) NAS
6 6 (12.77%) Internet
7 5 (10.64%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) IP Telephony
8 4 (8.51%) VLAN
9 3 (6.38%) Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MSI
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Retail
3 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (12.77%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Network Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) Senior Network Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (21.28%) Consultant
6 8 (17.02%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Technical Team Leader
8 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
8 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Technical Support Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
10 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
1 5 (10.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (36.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
1 7 (14.89%) Change Control
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.51%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) B2B
7 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) VBScript
1 8 (17.02%) VB
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) vSphere
3 16 (34.04%) VMware ESX
4 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
5 8 (17.02%) XenApp
5 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) SCDPM
3 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Cisco
3 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) Citrix
5 9 (19.15%) HP
6 8 (17.02%) AppSense
6 8 (17.02%) Fujitsu
7 4 (8.51%) EPiServer
8 3 (6.38%) Veritas
8 3 (6.38%) Dell
8 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 2 (4.26%) IBM
9 2 (4.26%) Lotus
9 2 (4.26%) Symantec
9 2 (4.26%) McAfee
10 1 (2.13%) NetApp
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