Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 104 140
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36 -61
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 68 101 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.86% 2.65% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.66% 12.56% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 96 47
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £20,725 £28,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,500 £43,000
West Midlands median annual salary £33,591 £36,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.97% +21.67% -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 583 804 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.94% 21.10% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 460 724 681
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -10.26%
10th Percentile £21,475 £26,075 £21,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,875 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -5.41%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 58 (85.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (85.29%) Active Directory
4 50 (73.53%) Office 365
5 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
6 43 (63.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (57.35%) VMware
8 36 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (51.47%) MCSE
10 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
11 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (41.18%) Citrix
13 27 (39.71%) Windows 7
14 25 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (36.76%) Presales
14 25 (36.76%) Project Management
15 24 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
16 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
16 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Office
17 22 (32.35%) Network Security
17 22 (32.35%) Windows 8
18 21 (30.88%) SCCM
19 20 (29.41%) Vendor Relationship Management
19 20 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
19 20 (29.41%) MCP
19 20 (29.41%) Programme Management
19 20 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
20 19 (27.94%) GDPR
21 17 (25.00%) Data Protection

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 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (73.53%) Office 365
2 43 (63.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.47%) Datadog
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) Network Security
2 13 (19.12%) DHCP
2 13 (19.12%) DNS
3 9 (13.24%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) LAN
4 6 (8.82%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.47%) Broadband
7 1 (1.47%) DMZ
7 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) VoIP
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
1 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Automotive
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Architect
1 24 (35.29%) Technical Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Technical Leader
4 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.41%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
1 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.41%) CSS
1 3 (4.41%) DOM
1 3 (4.41%) EDI
1 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
1 3 (4.41%) HTML5
1 3 (4.41%) jQuery
1 3 (4.41%) JSON
1 3 (4.41%) LINQ
1 3 (4.41%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) COM
2 1 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 58 (85.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (39.71%) Windows 7
5 22 (32.35%) Windows 8
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
7 9 (13.24%) Linux
8 6 (8.82%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.88%) Mac OS
9 4 (5.88%) SUSE
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.94%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) DC/OS
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.94%) Unix
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Presales
1 25 (36.76%) Project Management
2 24 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
3 20 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 20 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
3 20 (29.41%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 17 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 15 (22.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (10.29%) ITIL
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) Line Management
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Application Packaging
8 4 (5.88%) Business Development
9 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.41%) Server Management
10 2 (2.94%) DevOps
10 2 (2.94%) Information Security
10 2 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (51.47%) MCSE
3 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
4 20 (29.41%) MCP
5 14 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (14.71%) MCSA
7 9 (13.24%) MCITP
8 5 (7.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.94%) CCNA
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.47%) CCNP
10 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) GDPR
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (85.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.82%) XenApp
5 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.94%) Docker
7 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.47%) vSphere
8 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) SCCM
2 16 (23.53%) WSUS
3 4 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Puppet
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.47%) Packer
5 1 (1.47%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 39 (57.35%) VMware
3 28 (41.18%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) NetApp
4 10 (14.71%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco
6 4 (5.88%) Adobe
6 4 (5.88%) Ivanti
7 3 (4.41%) Altova
7 3 (4.41%) DevExpress
7 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) CommVault
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) Google
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Sophos
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec