The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 19 12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 1.37% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.63% 13.70% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 9
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -14.17%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) OLTP
4 6 (54.55%) Replication
4 6 (54.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) CRM
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) OLTP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Release Coordinator
2 5 (45.45%) Coordinator
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) PDA
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Apple