Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 132 87
Rank change year-on-year +37 -45 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 100 87 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.58% 1.83% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.72% 10.41% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 92 55 113
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,275 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 786 836 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.29% 17.56% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 715 657 784
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £59,775
West Midlands median annual salary £35,785 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.24% -6.67% +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.00%) Microsoft
3 66 (66.00%) Windows Server
4 56 (56.00%) VMware
5 54 (54.00%) Active Directory
6 53 (53.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (34.00%) PowerShell
8 34 (34.00%) Windows 7
8 34 (34.00%) Citrix
9 33 (33.00%) Hyper-V
9 33 (33.00%) SCCM
10 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 24 (24.00%) Configuration Management
11 24 (24.00%) Windows 10
12 23 (23.00%) IIS
13 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
13 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
15 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (19.00%) Office 365
17 18 (18.00%) Application Packaging
17 18 (18.00%) LAN
17 18 (18.00%) MCSE
17 18 (18.00%) ITIL
17 18 (18.00%) Microsoft App-V
18 17 (17.00%) AppSense
18 17 (17.00%) MSI
18 17 (17.00%) InstallShield
18 17 (17.00%) VBScript

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 23 (23.00%) IIS
2 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
3 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.00%) SAS
8 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Office 365
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.00%) Datadog
4 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.00%) LAN
2 16 (16.00%) WAN
3 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.00%) DHCP
4 12 (12.00%) VLAN
4 12 (12.00%) VPN
5 9 (9.00%) DNS
6 7 (7.00%) SAN
7 6 (6.00%) Firewall
7 6 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.00%) Internet
9 4 (4.00%) VoIP
10 1 (1.00%) FTP
10 1 (1.00%) IPsec
10 1 (1.00%) IPv4
10 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.00%) Skype
10 1 (1.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) OLAP
7 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) InstallShield
1 17 (17.00%) MSI
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Law
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (27.00%) Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Applications Packager
5 11 (11.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support
8 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (7.00%) IT Support
9 6 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.00%) Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (66.00%) Windows Server
3 53 (53.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (34.00%) Windows 7
5 24 (24.00%) Windows 10
6 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.00%) Android
8 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.00%) Linux
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.00%) CentOS
11 2 (2.00%) DC/OS
11 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.00%) HPUX
12 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (18.00%) Application Packaging
2 18 (18.00%) ITIL
3 16 (16.00%) Personalization
4 14 (14.00%) Incident Management
5 13 (13.00%) Security Patching
5 13 (13.00%) Software Deployment
6 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.00%) Presales
10 5 (5.00%) Change Management
10 5 (5.00%) Patch Management
10 5 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery Management
10 5 (5.00%) Statistics
10 5 (5.00%) Validation
11 4 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.00%) SQL
2 17 (17.00%) VBScript
3 5 (5.00%) VB
4 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (18.00%) MCSE
3 15 (15.00%) MCSA
4 14 (14.00%) MCITP
4 14 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.00%) Degree
6 5 (5.00%) MOS
6 5 (5.00%) VCP4
7 4 (4.00%) DBS Check
7 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.00%) MCDST
9 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 54 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (33.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (18.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (17.00%) vSphere
6 8 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (4.00%) XenApp
9 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.00%) Docker
10 2 (2.00%) VirtualBox
10 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.00%) XenServer
11 1 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (33.00%) SCCM
2 14 (14.00%) Backup Exec
3 8 (8.00%) SCOM
3 8 (8.00%) WSUS
4 5 (5.00%) MOM
4 5 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.00%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.00%) Puppet
6 2 (2.00%) Ansible
6 2 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.00%) Packer
6 2 (2.00%) Terraform
7 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 82 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (56.00%) VMware
3 34 (34.00%) Citrix
4 17 (17.00%) AppSense
5 15 (15.00%) Veeam
6 9 (9.00%) Cisco
7 8 (8.00%) Dell
7 8 (8.00%) HP
8 6 (6.00%) Sophos
8 6 (6.00%) Symantec
9 5 (5.00%) Cognos
9 5 (5.00%) SAP
10 4 (4.00%) EMC
10 4 (4.00%) NetApp
11 3 (3.00%) AVG
11 3 (3.00%) Capita
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle
12 2 (2.00%) Google
12 2 (2.00%) New Relic
12 2 (2.00%) Splunk