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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 7.23% 8.96% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 46.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
10 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.05% 19.40% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Walsall

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) HND
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Xen

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) SurfControl
4 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Websense
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
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