The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.15% 7.89% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £42,000 £31,285 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.24% -16.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 18 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 32.18% 47.37% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 59
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,500 £39,707
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) CCEE
2 1 (16.67%) CCAA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix