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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.52% 5.06% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 80.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 Walsall region.

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.11% 6.33% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £26,250 £20,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £24,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Dell
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) HND
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
1 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
1 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) HND
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
4 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya