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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.88% 6.76% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Average salary £28,250 £25,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% -18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,550 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £43,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.04% 13.51% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,250 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,500 £45,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (37.50%) HND
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
8 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 1 (12.50%) XenApp
8 1 (12.50%) Veeam
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (12.50%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IMAP
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) HND
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam