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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.63% 3.36% 16.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 9.76% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Average salary £38,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £27,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
29 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 40.85% 34.45% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 33
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,624
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Server
4 5 (55.56%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Dell
7 2 (22.22%) EMC
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Server
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint