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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 107 69
Rank change year-on-year +37 -38  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 66 37 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.41% 1.55% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.71% 9.07% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 65 22 65
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -17.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,050 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,850 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 395 408 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.41% 17.14% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 345 321 390
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (72.53%) Windows Server
3 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
4 59 (64.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 48 (52.75%) Hyper-V
7 44 (48.35%) VMware
8 34 (37.36%) MS Exchange
9 32 (35.16%) Citrix
9 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
11 29 (31.87%) vSphere
12 27 (29.67%) IIS
13 24 (26.37%) Cisco
14 23 (25.27%) SQL
15 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
15 22 (24.18%) Office 365
16 21 (23.08%) Windows 7
16 21 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (23.08%) SAN
17 19 (20.88%) Firewall
18 18 (19.78%) Backup Exec
18 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
18 18 (19.78%) Veeam
19 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (17.58%) Business Continuity
20 16 (17.58%) SCCM
21 15 (16.48%) NetApp
21 15 (16.48%) HP

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 34 (37.36%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.67%) IIS
3 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
4 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.09%) SAS
6 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
10 2 (2.20%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) Office 365
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) SAN
2 19 (20.88%) Firewall
3 14 (15.38%) LAN
4 12 (13.19%) IPsec
4 12 (13.19%) IPv4
4 12 (13.19%) VPN
5 11 (12.09%) WAN
6 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.69%) DHCP
7 7 (7.69%) VLAN
8 6 (6.59%) Internet
9 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.40%) DNS
11 3 (3.30%) Network Security
11 3 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.20%) NAS
12 2 (2.20%) SMTP
12 2 (2.20%) SNMP
12 2 (2.20%) WebEx
12 2 (2.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.40%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (4.40%) InstallShield
2 4 (4.40%) MSI
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Law
2 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Developer
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.89%) IT Support
5 8 (8.79%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) Field Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Field Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Administrator
8 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Help Desk Adviser
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 12 (13.19%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) CCTV
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (72.53%) Windows Server
3 59 (64.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.30%) Linux
9 2 (2.20%) Android
9 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Business Continuity
2 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 13 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.19%) Migration
5 11 (12.09%) ITIL
5 11 (12.09%) Statistics
5 11 (12.09%) Validation
6 5 (5.49%) DevOps
6 5 (5.49%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (5.49%) Presales
7 4 (4.40%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.40%) Network Design
7 4 (4.40%) Personalization
7 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.40%) Security Patching
8 3 (3.30%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.30%) Release Management
8 3 (3.30%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.20%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) SQL
2 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.40%) VBScript
4 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.20%) VBA
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.38%) MCSE
3 9 (9.89%) MCSA
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) MCITP
4 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.49%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) CCNA
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 52 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 48 (52.75%) Hyper-V
3 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (31.87%) vSphere
5 12 (13.19%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.40%) XenApp
8 3 (3.30%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.20%) XenServer
10 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) Backup Exec
2 16 (17.58%) SCCM
3 5 (5.49%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) WSUS
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (48.35%) VMware
3 32 (35.16%) Citrix
4 24 (26.37%) Cisco
5 18 (19.78%) Veeam
6 15 (16.48%) Dell
6 15 (16.48%) HP
6 15 (16.48%) NetApp
7 12 (13.19%) CheckPoint
7 12 (13.19%) SonicWALL
8 11 (12.09%) Cognos
9 6 (6.59%) SAP
10 5 (5.49%) Symantec
11 4 (4.40%) AppSense
11 4 (4.40%) EMC
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle
13 2 (2.20%) Apple
13 2 (2.20%) Lotus
14 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
14 1 (1.10%) Sophos
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