The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 108 89 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 141 153 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 2.85% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.63% 14.63% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 108 138 205
Median salary £29,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £22,000 £24,125
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,375 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1212 1046 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.02% 19.47% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 920 1254
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,550 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -33 46 £26,500 -24.28% 3
Coventry -1 27 £32,250 -0.76% 4
Walsall +10 12 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Warwickshire +13 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 10 £23,750 -38.31%
Worcestershire +16 8 £32,250 +7.50%
Staffordshire -10 8 £29,250 -2.50% 4
Dudley - 4 £27,500 -
Shropshire -6 3 £22,000 -13.72% 1
Halesowen - 3 £36,000 -
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Herefordshire -4 1 £45,000 +1.40%
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 256 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (79.30%) Windows Server
3 159 (62.11%) Active Directory
4 147 (57.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 116 (45.31%) VMware
7 99 (38.67%) MS Exchange
8 75 (29.30%) SQL Server
9 73 (28.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 65 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (24.61%) Windows 7
12 55 (21.48%) Citrix
13 54 (21.09%) WAN
14 52 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 51 (19.92%) Firewall
16 50 (19.53%) Hyper-V
17 49 (19.14%) DNS
17 49 (19.14%) Cisco
18 47 (18.36%) Exchange Server 2013
19 46 (17.97%) LAN
20 44 (17.19%) TCP/IP
21 43 (16.80%) MS Excel
22 40 (15.63%) DHCP
22 40 (15.63%) Windows 8
23 37 (14.45%) SQL
24 36 (14.06%) Windows 10
25 34 (13.28%) IIS
25 34 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
26 33 (12.89%) SAN
27 32 (12.50%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (38.67%) MS Exchange
2 52 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (18.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (13.28%) IIS
5 19 (7.42%) SharePoint
6 16 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.25%) Skype for Business
7 13 (5.08%) NetWeaver
8 12 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.95%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.56%) Apache
12 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.50%) Office 365
2 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.95%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.09%) WAN
2 51 (19.92%) Firewall
3 49 (19.14%) DNS
4 46 (17.97%) LAN
5 44 (17.19%) TCP/IP
6 40 (15.63%) DHCP
7 33 (12.89%) SAN
8 20 (7.81%) VPN
9 17 (6.64%) Remote Desktop
9 17 (6.64%) Wireless
10 14 (5.47%) VoIP
11 13 (5.08%) Internet
12 11 (4.30%) Intranet
13 9 (3.52%) Skype
13 9 (3.52%) VLAN
14 8 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (3.13%) DMVPN
15 7 (2.73%) NAS
16 5 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.47%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (5.47%) DB2
4 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.17%) MySQL
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 10 (3.91%) Finance
2 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.17%) Retail
4 2 (0.78%) Advertising
4 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (18.75%) IT Support
2 39 (15.23%) Analyst
3 36 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 30 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (10.55%) Consultant
6 23 (8.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (8.59%) IT Engineer
8 20 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 19 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (6.64%) Administrator
11 16 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (5.47%) Technical Consultant
13 13 (5.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (5.08%) Server Engineer
14 12 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (4.30%) Server Support
16 10 (3.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
16 10 (3.91%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.25%) Web Services
2 13 (5.08%) .NET
2 13 (5.08%) SAP Basis
3 10 (3.91%) XML
4 5 (1.95%) COM
5 2 (0.78%) CSS
5 2 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.39%) DOM
6 1 (0.39%) EDI
6 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) jQuery
6 1 (0.39%) JSON
6 1 (0.39%) LINQ
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.94%) Clustering
2 17 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.08%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.34%) Replication
5 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.56%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.56%) EPoS
6 4 (1.56%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (1.56%) iPad
7 3 (1.17%) Fintech
7 3 (1.17%) FMCG
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) PKI
8 2 (0.78%) AS400
8 2 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) EFT
9 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 256 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (79.30%) Windows Server
3 147 (57.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (28.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (24.61%) Windows 7
6 40 (15.63%) Windows 8
7 36 (14.06%) Windows 10
8 23 (8.98%) Unix
9 17 (6.64%) Linux
10 15 (5.86%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.34%) Android
12 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.78%) CentOS
15 2 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.78%) MVS
15 2 (0.78%) Solaris
15 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.72%) ITIL
2 18 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (5.08%) SAP Implementation
4 12 (4.69%) Mentoring
4 12 (4.69%) Migration
5 10 (3.91%) High Availability
5 10 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (3.52%) Change Control
6 9 (3.52%) CRM
6 9 (3.52%) Presales
7 8 (3.13%) Server Building
7 8 (3.13%) Service Management
8 7 (2.73%) ERP
8 7 (2.73%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (2.73%) Project Management
9 6 (2.34%) Load Balancing
10 5 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (1.95%) Coaching
10 5 (1.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.95%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.45%) SQL
2 24 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.13%) VBA
4 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.78%) Java
5 2 (0.78%) PHP
5 2 (0.78%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) Tcl
6 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (9.38%) MCSA
3 21 (8.20%) CCNA
4 20 (7.81%) MCSE
5 18 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.30%) Degree
7 10 (3.91%) MCITP
8 9 (3.52%) CCNP
9 5 (1.95%) CCA
9 5 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.56%) MCP
10 4 (1.56%) MCTS
10 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.78%) ISEB
11 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.78%) MCDST
11 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.78%) VCP5
12 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 159 (62.11%) Active Directory
2 65 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (19.53%) Hyper-V
4 21 (8.20%) vSphere
5 18 (7.03%) XenApp
6 10 (3.91%) Terminal Server
7 8 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.34%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.56%) Shibboleth
11 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.56%) XenServer
12 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.17%) Postfix
13 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (5.08%) SCCM
3 7 (2.73%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.56%) SCOM
4 4 (1.56%) Simpana
5 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.39%) DameWare
7 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.39%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 116 (45.31%) VMware
3 55 (21.48%) Citrix
4 49 (19.14%) Cisco
5 30 (11.72%) HP
6 21 (8.20%) SAP
7 18 (7.03%) NetApp
8 16 (6.25%) Dell
8 16 (6.25%) Oracle
9 15 (5.86%) SonicWALL
10 10 (3.91%) Veeam
11 9 (3.52%) CommVault
12 8 (3.13%) Riverbed
13 7 (2.73%) Finjan
14 6 (2.34%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.95%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.95%) Lotus
16 4 (1.56%) Cognizant
16 4 (1.56%) EMC
16 4 (1.56%) Intel Security
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago