The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 4.48% 8.00% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £30,500 £28,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -25.16%
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 West Bromwich region.

Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 10.45% 20.00% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £30,500 £19,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.52% -42.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Bromwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Windows Server 2008
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft