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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 5 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 5.26% 12.00% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 60.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
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
3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 15.79% 20.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Android
4 4 (57.14%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (57.14%) CMDB
4 4 (57.14%) Toshiba
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLTP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Support
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (57.14%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (57.14%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Toshiba
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee