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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / West Midlands
Rank 126 110 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -44
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 84 138 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.33% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.29% 11.92% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 167
Median salary £35,000 £32,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,651 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -

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
1013 1158 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.53% 19.53% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 892 975 1079
Median salary £35,000 £36,819 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.94% +8.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +1 25 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Warwickshire +28 20 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Shropshire +4 14 £35,000 +11.11% 6
Worcestershire -10 11 £39,000 +52.94% 3
Coventry -12 4 £47,000 +84.31% 1
Solihull -6 2 £26,750 -23.57% 1
Herefordshire -24 2 £22,000 -16.98% 1
Dudley +9 1 £32,500 -
Walsall +6 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £62,000 +3.33%
Staffordshire -1 1 £52,500 +59.09% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (81.70%) Windows Server
3 153 (68.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 145 (64.73%) Active Directory
5 122 (54.46%) Microsoft
6 105 (46.88%) VMware
7 97 (43.30%) MS Exchange
8 75 (33.48%) Windows 7
9 69 (30.80%) Citrix
10 67 (29.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 55 (24.55%) Windows 10
12 54 (24.11%) SQL Server
13 53 (23.66%) Cisco
14 51 (22.77%) DNS
15 50 (22.32%) Hyper-V
16 49 (21.88%) MS Excel
17 47 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (20.09%) Windows 8
19 44 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2013
19 44 (19.64%) Firewall
20 42 (18.75%) SQL
21 38 (16.96%) SAN
22 35 (15.63%) ITIL
23 34 (15.18%) DHCP
24 33 (14.73%) TCP/IP
25 32 (14.29%) WAN
26 30 (13.39%) Office 365
27 29 (12.95%) IIS
27 29 (12.95%) MS Office

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 97 (43.30%) MS Exchange
2 55 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (12.95%) IIS
5 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.36%) Apache
8 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.23%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.79%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.45%) SAS
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.39%) Office 365
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) G Suite
5 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.77%) DNS
2 44 (19.64%) Firewall
3 38 (16.96%) SAN
4 34 (15.18%) DHCP
5 33 (14.73%) TCP/IP
6 32 (14.29%) WAN
7 28 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
8 24 (10.71%) LAN
9 14 (6.25%) IPv4
9 14 (6.25%) VoIP
10 13 (5.80%) NAS
11 12 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (5.36%) DMVPN
11 12 (5.36%) VPN
12 10 (4.46%) DDNS
13 8 (3.57%) Network Security
13 8 (3.57%) Wireless
14 6 (2.68%) Internet
14 6 (2.68%) IPsec
14 6 (2.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.70%) MySQL
4 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 26 (11.61%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Advertising
3 5 (2.23%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Back Office
4 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.77%) IT Support
2 35 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 32 (14.29%) Analyst
3 32 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (12.05%) IT Technician
5 25 (11.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (11.16%) Support Analyst
6 23 (10.27%) IT Engineer
7 22 (9.82%) Administrator
7 22 (9.82%) Support Technician
8 18 (8.04%) IT Support Technician
9 17 (7.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 15 (6.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (6.70%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) Network Administrator
12 13 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
13 10 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (4.02%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) COM
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Clustering
2 19 (8.48%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.13%) FMCG
5 6 (2.68%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.23%) Fintech
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) Replication
8 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.89%) Handset
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) CCTV
10 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.45%) Photography
10 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 224 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (81.70%) Windows Server
3 153 (68.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (33.48%) Windows 7
5 67 (29.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (24.55%) Windows 10
7 45 (20.09%) Windows 8
8 17 (7.59%) Linux
9 12 (5.36%) Android
9 12 (5.36%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.23%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.34%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.63%) ITIL
2 14 (6.25%) High Availability
3 10 (4.46%) Migration
4 9 (4.02%) ERP
4 9 (4.02%) Load Balancing
4 9 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (4.02%) Server Building
5 8 (3.57%) Service Management
6 7 (3.13%) Change Control
6 7 (3.13%) CRM
6 7 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 7 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (2.68%) Project Management
7 6 (2.68%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.23%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (2.23%) Data Extraction
8 5 (2.23%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (2.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.75%) SQL
2 13 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.13%) VBA
4 5 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.79%) VB
6 3 (1.34%) Java
6 3 (1.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.04%) CCNA
4 16 (7.14%) MCSE
5 12 (5.36%) CCNP
6 9 (4.02%) MCSA
7 8 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.13%) Degree
9 6 (2.68%) MCITP
10 5 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.79%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.89%) CCA
12 2 (0.89%) MCTS
12 2 (0.89%) PMP
13 1 (0.45%) MCP
13 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 145 (64.73%) Active Directory
2 50 (22.32%) Hyper-V
3 47 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.59%) Terminal Services
4 17 (7.59%) vSphere
5 13 (5.80%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (5.36%) XenApp
7 7 (3.13%) Terminal Server
8 6 (2.68%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.68%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.34%) Postfix
11 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.36%) SCCM
2 6 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.34%) Nagios
5 3 (1.34%) SCOM
6 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) DameWare
7 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 122 (54.46%) Microsoft
2 105 (46.88%) VMware
3 69 (30.80%) Citrix
4 53 (23.66%) Cisco
5 16 (7.14%) Dell
5 16 (7.14%) HP
6 15 (6.70%) NetApp
7 14 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 14 (6.25%) SonicWALL
8 12 (5.36%) Riverbed
9 10 (4.46%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.02%) SAP
11 8 (3.57%) Veeam
12 6 (2.68%) Cognos
12 6 (2.68%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.79%) F5
13 4 (1.79%) Lotus
14 3 (1.34%) Apple
14 3 (1.34%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.34%) Meraki
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago