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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 100 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 136 152 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 2.97% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 14.22% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 125 135 218
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,350 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
1125 1069 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.45% 20.92% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 960 899 1283
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 54 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Warwickshire +15 20 £19,500 -15.21% 1
Coventry -5 19 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Worcestershire +9 16 £25,750 -17.60% 2
Staffordshire -18 6 £22,500 -25.61% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £27,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 3 £20,000 -48.05%
Shropshire -16 3 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Walsall +14 2 £38,750 +19.23% 2
West Bromwich +6 2 £38,500 +4.76%
Dudley +6 1 £32,500 -
Solihull -14 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Windows
2 212 (79.70%) Windows Server
3 161 (60.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 161 (60.53%) Active Directory
4 142 (53.38%) Microsoft
5 118 (44.36%) VMware
6 99 (37.22%) MS Exchange
7 91 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 84 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 72 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 70 (26.32%) Windows 7
11 65 (24.44%) Citrix
12 60 (22.56%) Cisco
13 55 (20.68%) Hyper-V
14 52 (19.55%) Windows 10
14 52 (19.55%) DNS
14 52 (19.55%) SQL
14 52 (19.55%) Firewall
15 46 (17.29%) ITIL
15 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
15 46 (17.29%) WAN
16 43 (16.17%) DHCP
16 43 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
18 40 (15.04%) Windows 8
19 39 (14.66%) TCP/IP
20 36 (13.53%) LAN
21 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (12.41%) SAN
21 33 (12.41%) 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 (37.22%) MS Exchange
2 43 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (10.53%) IIS
5 16 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.51%) NetWeaver
8 10 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.01%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.88%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.41%) Office 365
2 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) G Suite
5 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.55%) DNS
1 52 (19.55%) Firewall
2 46 (17.29%) WAN
3 43 (16.17%) DHCP
4 39 (14.66%) TCP/IP
5 36 (13.53%) LAN
6 33 (12.41%) SAN
7 22 (8.27%) Remote Desktop
8 17 (6.39%) VPN
9 13 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (4.89%) DMVPN
9 13 (4.89%) Wireless
10 12 (4.51%) VoIP
11 11 (4.14%) Internet
11 11 (4.14%) VLAN
12 10 (3.76%) IPv4
13 8 (3.01%) Intranet
13 8 (3.01%) Network Security
14 6 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.51%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (4.51%) DB2
5 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.13%) MySQL
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (7.52%) Finance
2 9 (3.38%) Advertising
3 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.13%) Retail
5 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (22.93%) IT Support
2 42 (15.79%) Analyst
3 40 (15.04%) Support Engineer
4 35 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (10.90%) IT Engineer
6 28 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (9.40%) Support Analyst
8 23 (8.65%) Support Technician
9 22 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 19 (7.14%) Consultant
10 19 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 18 (6.77%) Administrator
12 17 (6.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 17 (6.39%) IT Support Technician
12 17 (6.39%) IT Technician
13 15 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (4.89%) Network Administrator
16 12 (4.51%) IT Analyst
16 12 (4.51%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.26%) Web Services
2 12 (4.51%) SAP Basis
3 8 (3.01%) .NET
4 7 (2.63%) XML
5 5 (1.88%) COM
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.77%) Clustering
2 19 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.63%) FMCG
4 5 (1.88%) Data Extraction
4 5 (1.88%) Fintech
4 5 (1.88%) Replication
5 4 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.13%) EPoS
6 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.13%) PKI
6 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.75%) AS400
7 2 (0.75%) Handset
7 2 (0.75%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (0.75%) iSeries
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 266 (100.00%) Windows
2 212 (79.70%) Windows Server
3 161 (60.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 70 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 52 (19.55%) Windows 10
7 40 (15.04%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.26%) Linux
8 14 (5.26%) Unix
9 9 (3.38%) Android
10 8 (3.01%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.01%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.88%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.75%) MVS
13 2 (0.75%) Solaris
13 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.29%) ITIL
2 16 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (6.02%) High Availability
3 13 (4.89%) Mentoring
4 12 (4.51%) CRM
4 12 (4.51%) SAP Implementation
4 12 (4.51%) Service Management
5 11 (4.14%) Migration
5 11 (4.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (3.76%) Change Control
6 10 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (3.38%) ERP
7 9 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.63%) Coaching
8 7 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.55%) SQL
2 19 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.01%) VBA
4 4 (1.50%) Java
4 4 (1.50%) PHP
4 4 (1.50%) VB
5 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (10.53%) CCNA
4 22 (8.27%) MCSA
5 21 (7.89%) MCSE
6 14 (5.26%) CCNP
6 14 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (3.76%) Degree
7 10 (3.76%) MCITP
8 5 (1.88%) CCA
8 5 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.50%) MCP
9 4 (1.50%) MCTS
10 3 (1.13%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.75%) MCDST
11 2 (0.75%) PMP
11 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 72 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (20.68%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.77%) vSphere
4 18 (6.77%) XenApp
5 16 (6.02%) Terminal Services
6 10 (3.76%) Terminal Server
7 9 (3.38%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (3.38%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.88%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.13%) Postfix
10 3 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.38%) NFS
12 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 13 (4.89%) SCCM
2 7 (2.63%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.88%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.50%) SCOM
5 4 (1.50%) Simpana
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.13%) Nagios
7 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) DameWare
8 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (53.38%) Microsoft
2 118 (44.36%) VMware
3 65 (24.44%) Citrix
4 60 (22.56%) Cisco
5 26 (9.77%) HP
6 21 (7.89%) SAP
7 18 (6.77%) SonicWALL
8 16 (6.02%) Dell
8 16 (6.02%) Oracle
9 15 (5.64%) NetApp
10 13 (4.89%) Riverbed
11 12 (4.51%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.76%) Veeam
13 8 (3.01%) CommVault
14 7 (2.63%) Finjan
15 6 (2.26%) Cognos
15 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.88%) Lotus
17 3 (1.13%) Apple
17 3 (1.13%) Intel Security
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