Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 90 150
Rank change year-on-year -52 +60 -73
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 111 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.64% 2.85% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 14.30% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 103 41
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £20,500 £29,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £44,000
West Midlands median annual salary £33,250 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -3.08%

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 654 776 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.74% 19.90% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 520 681 672
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.97%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -2.78%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (92.19%) Windows Server
3 56 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 54 (84.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (68.75%) Office 365
6 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
7 37 (57.81%) VMware
8 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (45.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (43.75%) MCSE
10 28 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
12 24 (37.50%) Citrix
13 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (32.81%) MCP
15 20 (31.25%) Project Management
15 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
15 20 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
15 20 (31.25%) Presales
16 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
17 18 (28.13%) Programme Management
17 18 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
17 18 (28.13%) Network Security
17 18 (28.13%) Vendor Relationship Management
17 18 (28.13%) Server Virtualisation
18 17 (26.56%) SCCM
19 16 (25.00%) DNS
20 15 (23.44%) DHCP
20 15 (23.44%) Windows 8
21 14 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (68.75%) Office 365
2 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.69%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) Network Security
2 16 (25.00%) DNS
3 15 (23.44%) DHCP
4 8 (12.50%) Firewall
5 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.81%) VLAN
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (6.25%) LAN
7 4 (6.25%) SAN
7 4 (6.25%) SSL
7 4 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) DMZ
8 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
1 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.69%) Automotive
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Architect
1 19 (29.69%) Technical Architect
2 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.38%) IT Support
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) WSH
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) CSS
2 3 (4.69%) DOM
2 3 (4.69%) EDI
2 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
2 3 (4.69%) HTML
2 3 (4.69%) HTML5
2 3 (4.69%) jQuery
2 3 (4.69%) JSON
2 3 (4.69%) LINQ
2 3 (4.69%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.56%) COM
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Tandem
5 1 (1.56%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (92.19%) Windows Server
3 54 (84.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
5 15 (23.44%) Windows 8
6 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.06%) Linux
8 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
9 5 (7.81%) Mac OS
9 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.25%) SUSE
11 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.56%) CentOS
12 1 (1.56%) DC/OS
12 1 (1.56%) Debian
12 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
1 20 (31.25%) Presales
1 20 (31.25%) Project Management
2 18 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (28.13%) Programme Management
2 18 (28.13%) Server Virtualisation
2 18 (28.13%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 14 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (14.06%) Data Protection
5 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Antivirus Management
8 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.69%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.13%) DevOps
9 2 (3.13%) Time Management
10 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
10 1 (1.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.25%) VBScript
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (43.75%) MCSE
3 21 (32.81%) MCP
4 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (7.81%) MCSA
7 4 (6.25%) MCITP
8 2 (3.13%) CCNA
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CCNP
9 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) GDPR
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 56 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) XenApp
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.69%) Firmware
7 2 (3.13%) vSphere
8 1 (1.56%) Docker
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) SCCM
2 9 (14.06%) WSUS
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (57.81%) VMware
3 24 (37.50%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco
5 9 (14.06%) NetApp
6 6 (9.38%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (6.25%) Adobe
8 3 (4.69%) Altova
8 3 (4.69%) DevExpress
8 3 (4.69%) Forcepoint
8 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.69%) Veeam
8 3 (4.69%) Xamarin
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) IBM
10 1 (1.56%) arcserve
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) Sophos