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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 124 111
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -57
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 77 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.08% 1.87% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 10.83% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 62 61 83
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £24,000 £19,000 £20,800
90th Percentile £54,250 £47,500 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 701 711 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.22% 17.24% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 594 591 709
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,825 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £61,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (77.63%) Windows Server
3 53 (69.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
4 50 (65.79%) VMware
5 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
6 34 (44.74%) Hyper-V
7 29 (38.16%) Office 365
8 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (31.58%) Windows 10
10 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Office
12 20 (26.32%) Citrix
13 17 (22.37%) Firewall
13 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
14 16 (21.05%) DNS
15 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
15 15 (19.74%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (19.74%) Application Packaging
16 14 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.11%) LAN
17 13 (17.11%) WAN
17 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
17 13 (17.11%) VLAN
17 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Intune
17 13 (17.11%) Presales
17 13 (17.11%) Line Management
17 13 (17.11%) Driving Licence

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 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.26%) SAS
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 29 (38.16%) Office 365
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.63%) Datadog
3 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) DNS
3 13 (17.11%) LAN
3 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
3 13 (17.11%) VLAN
3 13 (17.11%) WAN
4 11 (14.47%) NetScaler
5 7 (9.21%) DHCP
5 7 (9.21%) VoIP
6 6 (7.89%) SAN
7 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.32%) MPLS
8 1 (1.32%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.32%) MySQL
7 1 (1.32%) OLAP
7 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 4 (5.26%) MSI
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Travis CI
2 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.21%) IT Support
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Support Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.11%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (77.63%) Windows Server
3 53 (69.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.53%) Linux
7 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.95%) Debian
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (2.63%) DC/OS
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Unix
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Application Packaging
2 13 (17.11%) Line Management
2 13 (17.11%) Presales
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
4 11 (14.47%) Business Development
4 11 (14.47%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (14.47%) Project Management
4 11 (14.47%) Time Management
5 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.89%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.26%) Statistics
6 4 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.95%) Personalization
7 3 (3.95%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.32%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) DBS Check
4 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) MCSA
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.58%) MCITP
5 5 (6.58%) MCSE
6 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.32%) MCP
8 1 (1.32%) MCTS
8 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 34 (44.74%) Hyper-V
3 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (14.47%) XenApp
6 11 (14.47%) XenDesktop
7 10 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (9.21%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.95%) vSphere
10 2 (2.63%) Docker
10 2 (2.63%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (14.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (14.47%) SCOrch
3 7 (9.21%) SCCM
4 6 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 6 (7.89%) WSUS
5 4 (5.26%) SCOM
6 3 (3.95%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.63%) Ansible
7 2 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.63%) Packer
7 2 (2.63%) Puppet
7 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.63%) Terraform
8 1 (1.32%) MOM
8 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 50 (65.79%) VMware
3 20 (26.32%) Citrix
4 11 (14.47%) Apple
4 11 (14.47%) NVIDIA
5 10 (13.16%) Sophos
6 6 (7.89%) AVG
7 5 (6.58%) Veeam
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco
8 4 (5.26%) Cognos
8 4 (5.26%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.95%) Capita
9 3 (3.95%) HP
9 3 (3.95%) IBM
9 3 (3.95%) NetApp
9 3 (3.95%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.63%) Google
10 2 (2.63%) New Relic
10 2 (2.63%) Splunk