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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 121 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 122 198 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 3.49% 3.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 16.31% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 97 174 187
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,323
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
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
1168 1214 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.98% 21.40% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1077 973
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £55,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -43 37 £29,000 -17.14% 4
Warwickshire +16 20 £30,000 -14.28%
Coventry -20 19 £42,655 +1.88% 5
Shropshire -30 10 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Staffordshire -23 8 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Worcestershire +8 6 £29,000 -19.44% 1
Walsall -5 5 £31,000 +24.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £24,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £23,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -8 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Dudley 0 1 £30,000 -4.00%
Herefordshire -12 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 194 (76.38%) Windows Server
3 178 (70.08%) Active Directory
4 164 (64.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 132 (51.97%) VMware
6 128 (50.39%) Microsoft
7 96 (37.80%) MS Exchange
8 83 (32.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (29.53%) Cisco
10 73 (28.74%) Windows 7
11 72 (28.35%) Citrix
12 70 (27.56%) MS Excel
13 62 (24.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 61 (24.02%) TCP/IP
15 59 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (21.26%) Firewall
17 50 (19.69%) LAN
18 49 (19.29%) DNS
18 49 (19.29%) Hyper-V
19 48 (18.90%) Windows 8
19 48 (18.90%) DHCP
20 46 (18.11%) WAN
21 45 (17.72%) SQL Server
22 44 (17.32%) SAN
22 44 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2013
23 42 (16.54%) SQL
24 41 (16.14%) Windows XP
25 37 (14.57%) MS Office
26 35 (13.78%) SharePoint
27 33 (12.99%) Windows 10

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 96 (37.80%) MS Exchange
2 62 (24.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (13.78%) SharePoint
5 32 (12.60%) IIS
6 19 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (6.69%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.76%) NetWeaver
10 6 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.39%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 70 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 37 (14.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.45%) Office 365
2 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (24.02%) TCP/IP
2 54 (21.26%) Firewall
3 50 (19.69%) LAN
4 49 (19.29%) DNS
5 48 (18.90%) DHCP
6 46 (18.11%) WAN
7 44 (17.32%) SAN
8 17 (6.69%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (5.91%) VoIP
10 14 (5.51%) Wireless
11 13 (5.12%) NAS
11 13 (5.12%) VPN
12 10 (3.94%) Internet
12 10 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (3.54%) Intranet
13 9 (3.54%) OSPF
13 9 (3.54%) VLAN
14 6 (2.36%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (2.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (3.15%) DB2
3 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.33%) Finance
2 11 (4.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.57%) Retail
4 2 (0.79%) Automotive
4 2 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.39%) German Language
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (16.54%) Support Engineer
2 38 (14.96%) Analyst
2 38 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 31 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (10.24%) IT Support
5 20 (7.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 20 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 20 (7.87%) Administrator
6 19 (7.48%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.69%) Server Engineer
8 15 (5.91%) Consultant
9 14 (5.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 14 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) Infrastructure Support
10 13 (5.12%) VMware Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.33%) .NET
2 9 (3.54%) Web Services
3 8 (3.15%) XML
4 7 (2.76%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.18%) COM
6 2 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.39%) COM+
7 1 (0.39%) CSS
7 1 (0.39%) DCOM
7 1 (0.39%) DOM
7 1 (0.39%) EDI
7 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.39%) HTML5
7 1 (0.39%) jQuery
7 1 (0.39%) JSON
7 1 (0.39%) LINQ
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.87%) Clustering
1 20 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.69%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.15%) Life Science
4 7 (2.76%) Tandem
5 6 (2.36%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.36%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.57%) iPad
7 3 (1.18%) AS400
7 3 (1.18%) iSeries
7 3 (1.18%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.79%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) Handset
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 194 (76.38%) Windows Server
3 164 (64.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (32.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (28.74%) Windows 7
6 48 (18.90%) Windows 8
7 41 (16.14%) Windows XP
8 33 (12.99%) Windows 10
9 21 (8.27%) Unix
10 13 (5.12%) Linux
10 13 (5.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.15%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.57%) Solaris
13 3 (1.18%) MVS
14 2 (0.79%) Android
14 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.79%) CentOS
14 2 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (9.45%) ITIL
2 18 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (4.33%) Migration
4 10 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (3.94%) Time Management
5 9 (3.54%) Load Balancing
5 9 (3.54%) Network Management
6 8 (3.15%) Asset Management
6 8 (3.15%) Automated Testing
6 8 (3.15%) IT Asset Management
6 8 (3.15%) Manual Testing
6 8 (3.15%) Presales
6 8 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.15%) Web Testing
7 7 (2.76%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (2.76%) Server Building
8 6 (2.36%) High Availability
8 6 (2.36%) People Management
8 6 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.54%) SQL
2 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.54%) Tcl
4 5 (1.97%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.97%) VBA
5 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) Korn
6 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.24%) MCSE
3 19 (7.48%) MCITP
4 17 (6.69%) MCSA
5 16 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (5.91%) Degree
7 14 (5.51%) CCNA
7 14 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.15%) HND
8 8 (3.15%) ISEB
8 8 (3.15%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.36%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.57%) CCA
10 4 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.18%) MCP
11 3 (1.18%) MCTS
12 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.79%) VCP5
13 1 (0.39%) MCDST
13 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 178 (70.08%) Active Directory
2 59 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (19.29%) Hyper-V
4 30 (11.81%) vSphere
5 25 (9.84%) XenApp
6 13 (5.12%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (4.72%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.36%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.97%) Shibboleth
9 5 (1.97%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.57%) XenServer
11 3 (1.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 3 (1.18%) NFS
11 3 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (8.66%) Backup Exec
2 14 (5.51%) SCCM
3 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (3.15%) SCOM
5 5 (1.97%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.57%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.18%) Simpana
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.39%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.39%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (51.97%) VMware
2 128 (50.39%) Microsoft
3 75 (29.53%) Cisco
4 72 (28.35%) Citrix
5 28 (11.02%) Veeam
6 25 (9.84%) HP
7 24 (9.45%) NetApp
8 14 (5.51%) Dell
8 14 (5.51%) SAP
9 13 (5.12%) Oracle
10 11 (4.33%) SonicWALL
11 9 (3.54%) Sophos
12 8 (3.15%) Symantec
13 7 (2.76%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.76%) Genesys
14 6 (2.36%) Avaya
14 6 (2.36%) CommVault
15 5 (1.97%) Finjan
15 5 (1.97%) Kaspersky
15 5 (1.97%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Codex
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £190000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Shift Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
The Elms School
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago