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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 100 111 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 -48  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 27 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.37% 1.15% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 6.55% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 46
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +21.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,250 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 299 412 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.36% 17.59% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 253 353 298
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (84.93%) Windows Server 2012
2 62 (84.93%) Windows Server
3 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
4 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
4 37 (50.68%) MS Exchange
5 32 (43.84%) Hyper-V
6 28 (38.36%) Cisco
6 28 (38.36%) Firewall
6 28 (38.36%) VMware
7 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (34.25%) SAN
9 23 (31.51%) SQL
10 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (26.03%) vSphere
10 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (24.66%) SonicWALL
11 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
11 18 (24.66%) NetApp
11 18 (24.66%) Dell
12 17 (23.29%) HP
12 17 (23.29%) IPv4
12 17 (23.29%) CheckPoint
12 17 (23.29%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (23.29%) Office 365
13 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
14 14 (19.18%) Citrix
14 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (19.18%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (16.44%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 37 (50.68%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.48%) IIS
6 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.74%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.74%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Office 365
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) Firewall
2 25 (34.25%) SAN
3 17 (23.29%) IPv4
4 14 (19.18%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (16.44%) DNS
6 10 (13.70%) DHCP
6 10 (13.70%) IPsec
7 8 (10.96%) LAN
8 6 (8.22%) Network Security
8 6 (8.22%) VoIP
9 5 (6.85%) WAN
10 4 (5.48%) SNMP
10 4 (5.48%) Wireless
11 3 (4.11%) Internet
11 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.11%) Skype
11 3 (4.11%) VLAN
12 2 (2.74%) IPv6
12 2 (2.74%) NAS
12 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) IT Support
3 8 (10.96%) Installations Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.22%) SQL BI Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.85%) IT Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (12.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.11%) Fintech
3 3 (4.11%) FMCG
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Handset
5 1 (1.37%) CCTV
5 1 (1.37%) Photography
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (84.93%) Windows Server
2 62 (84.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.59%) Linux
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.48%) Android
7 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
1 7 (9.59%) ITIL
1 7 (9.59%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
3 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (4.11%) ITSM
3 3 (4.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (4.11%) Service Management
3 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
4 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.74%) CRM
4 2 (2.74%) ERP
4 2 (2.74%) Migration
4 2 (2.74%) Network Management
4 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.74%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) Python
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.44%) MCSE
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.85%) MCSA
4 4 (5.48%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.48%) MCP
5 3 (4.11%) CCNA
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) MCITP
6 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.84%) Hyper-V
3 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (26.03%) vSphere
4 17 (23.29%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (16.44%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.85%) Terminal Server
6 5 (6.85%) XenApp
7 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) DameWare
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) Cisco
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) Dell
3 18 (24.66%) NetApp
3 18 (24.66%) SonicWALL
4 17 (23.29%) CheckPoint
4 17 (23.29%) HP
5 14 (19.18%) Citrix
6 7 (9.59%) Cognos
7 4 (5.48%) Veeam
8 3 (4.11%) Apple
8 3 (4.11%) Lotus
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.74%) Wyse
10 1 (1.37%) CommVault
10 1 (1.37%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) NEC
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle
10 1 (1.37%) Sophos
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