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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 6 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 16.84% 5.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 14.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 0
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
20 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 21.05% 37.61% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 17
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,105 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (48.00%) DHCP
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) VMware
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (36.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (32.00%) ITIL
10 8 (32.00%) MCSE
10 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (32.00%) MCITP
11 7 (28.00%) Firewall
11 7 (28.00%) WAN
11 7 (28.00%) SAN
11 7 (28.00%) IIS
12 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (24.00%) Avaya
12 6 (24.00%) Clustering
12 6 (24.00%) VLAN
12 6 (24.00%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (24.00%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) IIS
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (24.00%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.00%) MTS
5 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DHCP
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (24.00%) VLAN
3 6 (24.00%) WebEx
4 4 (16.00%) VoIP
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Communications Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (24.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (24.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Lync Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Field Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Field Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Network Manager
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) DCOM
2 3 (12.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Network Management
4 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) MCITP
1 8 (32.00%) MCSE
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) NCSA
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Server
3 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec