Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 115 139
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -73
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 68 76 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.81% 2.02% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.65% 11.41% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 66
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.20% +12.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,175 £20,625
90th Percentile £41,375 £47,500 £44,500
West Midlands median annual salary £31,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +6.15% -

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 705 666 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.73% 17.70% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 554 568 674
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,575 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 55 (80.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 48 (70.59%) VMware
6 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
7 41 (60.29%) Office 365
8 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (41.18%) Hyper-V
10 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (36.76%) Citrix
12 20 (29.41%) Windows 10
13 19 (27.94%) Presales
13 19 (27.94%) Customer Requirements
14 18 (26.47%) DNS
14 18 (26.47%) Project Management
14 18 (26.47%) Firewall
15 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
15 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
17 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (20.59%) VLAN
18 13 (19.12%) MCSE
18 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
19 12 (17.65%) Driving Licence
19 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune

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 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (60.29%) Office 365
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.41%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) DNS
1 18 (26.47%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.59%) VLAN
4 10 (14.71%) DHCP
5 9 (13.24%) NetScaler
5 9 (13.24%) Network Security
6 8 (11.76%) LAN
6 8 (11.76%) WAN
7 7 (10.29%) SAN
8 5 (7.35%) VoIP
9 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.41%) SSL
11 1 (1.47%) MPLS
11 1 (1.47%) VPN
11 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
1 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
1 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Automotive
3 2 (2.94%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Architect
2 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) IT Support
6 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Support Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) WSH
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) DOM
2 2 (2.94%) EDI
2 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) HTML5
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
2 2 (2.94%) JSON
2 2 (2.94%) LINQ
2 2 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.65%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.35%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) PKI
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.94%) Tandem
7 1 (1.47%) iSeries
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 55 (80.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (29.41%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.35%) Linux
7 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.88%) Debian
9 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Customer Requirements
1 19 (27.94%) Presales
2 18 (26.47%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) Line Management
3 10 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 9 (13.24%) Application Packaging
4 9 (13.24%) Business Development
4 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Programme Management
4 9 (13.24%) Time Management
4 9 (13.24%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.41%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (4.41%) Migration
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.41%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) VBScript
4 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) MCSE
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.65%) MCP
2 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (17.65%) XenApp
6 11 (16.18%) XenDesktop
7 9 (13.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.41%) Firmware
8 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.41%) vSphere
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (13.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (13.24%) SCOrch
3 7 (10.29%) SCCM
4 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.88%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.88%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) VMware
2 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.76%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) Apple
5 9 (13.24%) NVIDIA
6 8 (11.76%) NetApp
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco
8 5 (7.35%) Sophos
8 5 (7.35%) Veeam
9 4 (5.88%) AVG
9 4 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.41%) Forcepoint
10 3 (4.41%) Juniper
10 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.94%) Dell
11 2 (2.94%) DevExpress
11 2 (2.94%) HP
11 2 (2.94%) Xamarin