The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 31 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.06% 3.02% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.94% 9.84% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 1
Average salary £25,500 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +16.37%
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 Worcestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 33.85% 30.65% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79 56 43
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +8 10 £33,000 -17.50%
Redditch -7 1 £21,500 -20.37%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
4 13 (81.25%) Citrix
4 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
5 12 (75.00%) vSphere
5 12 (75.00%) Veeam
5 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (75.00%) Driving Licence
5 12 (75.00%) IIS
5 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (75.00%) Backup Exec
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (43.75%) MCSE
7 7 (43.75%) MCSA
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (37.50%) MCITP
8 6 (37.50%) SAP
8 6 (37.50%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (12.50%) MS Office
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (6.25%) CCA
11 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (6.25%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 12 (75.00%) IIS
1 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCSA
2 7 (43.75%) MCSE
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (37.50%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
3 12 (75.00%) Veeam
4 6 (37.50%) SAP