The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.56% 8.00% 10.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 27.27% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 27.78% 29.33% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 32
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £37,001
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCEE
2 1 (14.29%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix