Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 101 126
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 94 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.00% 2.49% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.26% 12.57% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 80 61
Birmingham median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £31,232 £24,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £49,675 £47,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -7.69%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 571 748 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.30% 19.79% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 449 667 654
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,250 £23,825
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (95.71%) Windows Server
3 63 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (88.57%) Active Directory
5 61 (87.14%) Microsoft
6 56 (80.00%) Office 365
7 49 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 47 (67.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (64.29%) MCSE
10 43 (61.43%) VMware
11 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
12 33 (47.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (45.71%) Citrix
13 32 (45.71%) Project Management
14 31 (44.29%) SCCM
15 30 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
15 30 (42.86%) Presales
16 28 (40.00%) GDPR
16 28 (40.00%) Windows 7
16 28 (40.00%) Windows 8
16 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
17 27 (38.57%) Data Protection
18 26 (37.14%) Network Security
18 26 (37.14%) Data Centre
19 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
19 24 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (34.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (31.43%) Programme Management
20 22 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
20 22 (31.43%) MCP

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 56 (80.00%) Office 365
2 49 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.43%) Datadog
5 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) Network Security
2 19 (27.14%) DHCP
2 19 (27.14%) DNS
3 8 (11.43%) Firewall
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (7.14%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) WAN
6 4 (5.71%) VLAN
7 3 (4.29%) SAN
8 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) Broadband
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.43%) DMZ
9 1 (1.43%) SSL
9 1 (1.43%) VoIP
9 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
1 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Architect
1 30 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Technical Leader
4 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.86%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) WSH
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) DOM
2 1 (1.43%) EDI
2 1 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) HTML5
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
2 1 (1.43%) JSON
2 1 (1.43%) LINQ
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (95.71%) Windows Server
3 63 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 28 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (12.86%) Linux
6 8 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.71%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.71%) SUSE
9 2 (2.86%) Unix
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) DC/OS
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Project Management
2 30 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 30 (42.86%) Presales
3 27 (38.57%) Data Protection
4 22 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (31.43%) Programme Management
4 22 (31.43%) Server Virtualisation
4 22 (31.43%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 19 (27.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) Line Management
7 9 (12.86%) Time Management
8 8 (11.43%) Application Packaging
8 8 (11.43%) Business Development
9 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.57%) Server Management
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.29%) Change Management
11 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (67.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (64.29%) MCSE
3 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 24 (34.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (31.43%) MCP
5 15 (21.43%) MCITP
6 13 (18.57%) MCSA
7 9 (12.86%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) CCNA
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) MCTS
9 1 (1.43%) CCNP
9 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (40.00%) GDPR
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 33 (47.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.86%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (11.43%) XenApp
5 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (44.29%) SCCM
2 20 (28.57%) WSUS
3 8 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (11.43%) SCOrch
4 4 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Packer
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (87.14%) Microsoft
2 43 (61.43%) VMware
3 32 (45.71%) Citrix
4 14 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
5 13 (18.57%) NetApp
6 9 (12.86%) Cisco
7 8 (11.43%) Ivanti
8 5 (7.14%) HP
9 4 (5.71%) Adobe
9 4 (5.71%) Dell
9 4 (5.71%) Symantec
10 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.86%) EMC
12 1 (1.43%) Altova
12 1 (1.43%) Avaya
12 1 (1.43%) Draytek
12 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.43%) Google
12 1 (1.43%) Huawei
12 1 (1.43%) Sophos