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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 101 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 103 128 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.11% 2.45% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.13% 12.28% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 117 190
Median salary £33,000 £32,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
1017 1042 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.83% 19.97% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 874 860 1109
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -14 36 £35,000 - 3
Warwickshire +25 19 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Worcestershire -9 15 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Coventry 0 10 £47,000 +88.00% 2
Shropshire -9 7 £22,500 -17.43% 2
Staffordshire -2 4 £21,500 -15.68%
Herefordshire -24 3 £27,500 +3.77%
Walsall +18 2 £38,750 +19.23%
West Bromwich +10 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Dudley +14 1 £32,500 - 1
Solihull -13 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 197 (80.41%) Windows Server
3 156 (63.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 151 (61.63%) Active Directory
5 130 (53.06%) Microsoft
6 111 (45.31%) VMware
7 95 (38.78%) MS Exchange
8 74 (30.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (30.20%) Windows 7
9 69 (28.16%) SQL Server
10 63 (25.71%) Citrix
11 59 (24.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (23.27%) Cisco
13 52 (21.22%) Hyper-V
13 52 (21.22%) Windows 10
13 52 (21.22%) DNS
14 50 (20.41%) SQL
15 49 (20.00%) Firewall
16 46 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 44 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2013
17 44 (17.96%) Windows 8
17 44 (17.96%) MS Excel
18 41 (16.73%) DHCP
19 40 (16.33%) WAN
19 40 (16.33%) ITIL
20 35 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 32 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
21 32 (13.06%) Office 365
22 31 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
23 30 (12.24%) SAN

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 95 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 46 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (9.39%) IIS
5 15 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.45%) Apache
9 5 (2.04%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.63%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.06%) Office 365
2 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) G Suite
5 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.22%) DNS
2 49 (20.00%) Firewall
3 41 (16.73%) DHCP
4 40 (16.33%) WAN
5 35 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 30 (12.24%) SAN
7 29 (11.84%) LAN
8 22 (8.98%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (6.12%) DMVPN
10 13 (5.31%) VoIP
10 13 (5.31%) VPN
11 11 (4.49%) IPv4
11 11 (4.49%) Wireless
12 9 (3.67%) VLAN
13 7 (2.86%) Internet
13 7 (2.86%) Network Security
14 6 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.04%) NAS
15 5 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.45%) MySQL
5 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.63%) DB2
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (9.39%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Advertising
3 3 (1.22%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (22.86%) IT Support
2 39 (15.92%) Analyst
3 37 (15.10%) Support Engineer
4 32 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 24 (9.80%) Support Technician
7 23 (9.39%) IT Engineer
8 22 (8.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 21 (8.57%) Administrator
9 21 (8.57%) IT Technician
10 18 (7.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 17 (6.94%) IT Support Technician
12 16 (6.53%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (6.12%) Network Administrator
14 14 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (4.90%) IT Analyst
16 11 (4.49%) Consultant
17 10 (4.08%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.86%) Web Services
2 4 (1.63%) .NET
2 4 (1.63%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.35%) Clustering
2 18 (7.35%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.86%) FMCG
4 5 (2.04%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.04%) Fintech
4 5 (2.04%) Replication
5 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.22%) EPoS
6 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.22%) PKI
6 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.82%) Handset
8 1 (0.41%) CCTV
8 1 (0.41%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.41%) Photography
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 197 (80.41%) Windows Server
3 156 (63.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (30.20%) Windows 7
4 74 (30.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (21.22%) Windows 10
6 44 (17.96%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.12%) Linux
8 11 (4.49%) Android
9 8 (3.27%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.04%) Unix
10 5 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.33%) ITIL
2 17 (6.94%) High Availability
3 13 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (4.90%) CRM
4 12 (4.90%) ERP
5 11 (4.49%) Migration
6 10 (4.08%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (3.67%) Service Management
8 8 (3.27%) Change Control
8 8 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (2.86%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (2.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (2.45%) Server Building
11 5 (2.04%) Presales
11 5 (2.04%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.04%) Project Management
11 5 (2.04%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.41%) SQL
2 15 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.67%) VBA
4 4 (1.63%) Java
4 4 (1.63%) PHP
4 4 (1.63%) VB
5 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (11.43%) CCNA
4 21 (8.57%) MCSE
5 18 (7.35%) MCSA
6 16 (6.53%) CCNP
7 13 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.67%) MCITP
9 6 (2.45%) Degree
10 5 (2.04%) CCA
10 5 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.63%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.22%) MCTS
13 2 (0.82%) MCP
13 2 (0.82%) PMP
14 1 (0.41%) MCDST
14 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 151 (61.63%) Active Directory
2 59 (24.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (21.22%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.76%) vSphere
5 16 (6.53%) Terminal Services
6 14 (5.71%) XenApp
7 10 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (4.08%) Terminal Server
8 9 (3.67%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.22%) Postfix
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (4.49%) SCCM
2 6 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.22%) Nagios
5 3 (1.22%) SCOM
6 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.82%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) DameWare
7 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.41%) Simpana
Vendors
1 130 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 111 (45.31%) VMware
3 63 (25.71%) Citrix
4 57 (23.27%) Cisco
5 21 (8.57%) HP
6 16 (6.53%) Dell
6 16 (6.53%) SonicWALL
7 15 (6.12%) Riverbed
8 14 (5.71%) SAP
9 13 (5.31%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.31%) NetApp
10 9 (3.67%) Veeam
11 7 (2.86%) Oracle
12 6 (2.45%) Cognos
13 5 (2.04%) Lotus
13 5 (2.04%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.63%) CommVault
14 4 (1.63%) F5
15 3 (1.22%) Meraki
15 3 (1.22%) SolarWinds
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £20000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago