Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 124 117
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 56 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.78% 1.96% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.59% 10.38% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 61
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,250 £24,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £43,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% +1.54%

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 584 713 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.52% 18.90% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 446 571 528
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,688 £62,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (96.43%) Windows Server
3 51 (91.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (87.50%) Active Directory
5 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
6 43 (76.79%) Office 365
7 41 (73.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 40 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (64.29%) MCSE
9 36 (64.29%) VMware
10 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (44.64%) Citrix
12 24 (42.86%) Windows 7
12 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
13 23 (41.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (41.07%) DNS
14 22 (39.29%) SCCM
15 21 (37.50%) DHCP
16 20 (35.71%) Project Management
17 19 (33.93%) NetApp
17 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
17 19 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (33.93%) Windows 8
17 19 (33.93%) Presales
17 19 (33.93%) Customer Requirements
18 18 (32.14%) Server Virtualisation
18 18 (32.14%) GDPR
18 18 (32.14%) Network Security
18 18 (32.14%) MCITP

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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) WildFly
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (76.79%) Office 365
2 41 (73.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.36%) Datadog
4 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) DNS
2 21 (37.50%) DHCP
3 18 (32.14%) Network Security
4 7 (12.50%) Firewall
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) SAN
6 4 (7.14%) VLAN
7 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.57%) DSL
8 2 (3.57%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) DMZ
9 1 (1.79%) IPsec
9 1 (1.79%) IPv6
9 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
1 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Architect
1 19 (33.93%) Technical Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 8 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 6 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Support
6 2 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.57%) WSH
3 1 (1.79%) COM
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (96.43%) Windows Server
3 51 (91.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 19 (33.93%) Windows 8
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.93%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) CentOS
8 3 (5.36%) DC/OS
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.57%) Android
9 2 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Project Management
2 19 (33.93%) Customer Requirements
2 19 (33.93%) Presales
3 18 (32.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 17 (30.36%) Data Protection
5 16 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 16 (28.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.93%) Line Management
9 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
9 3 (5.36%) Business Development
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.36%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (64.29%) MCSE
3 23 (41.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (32.14%) MCITP
5 17 (30.36%) MCP
5 17 (30.36%) MCSA
6 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) Degree
8 2 (3.57%) MCTS
9 1 (1.79%) CCNA
9 1 (1.79%) CCNP
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.71%) XenApp
6 3 (5.36%) Docker
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.36%) VirtualBox
6 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.57%) NLBS
7 2 (3.57%) Xen
8 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) SCCM
2 18 (32.14%) WSUS
3 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 3 (5.36%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Packer
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.36%) Terraform
4 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (64.29%) VMware
3 25 (44.64%) Citrix
4 19 (33.93%) NetApp
5 17 (30.36%) Nimble Storage
6 9 (16.07%) Cisco
7 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) Veeam
9 3 (5.36%) Dell
9 3 (5.36%) Google
9 3 (5.36%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) Ivanti
9 3 (5.36%) New Relic
9 3 (5.36%) Splunk
9 3 (5.36%) Symantec
10 2 (3.57%) EMC
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) McAfee
10 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
10 2 (3.57%) Zerto