The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 9 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.65% 0.68% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,500 £23,375
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.63% 4.76% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Walsall region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Walsall

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) CCNA
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) MCSA
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco
8 5 (35.71%) HP
8 5 (35.71%) Dell
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (28.57%) MCSE
9 4 (28.57%) LAN
9 4 (28.57%) WAN
10 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MCSA
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) CCA
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
4 3 (21.43%) WatchGuard
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Meraki
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam