Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 132 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 -53 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 228 260 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.27% 2.27% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.13% 11.29% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 193 213 317
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £18,750 £21,400
90th Percentile £43,750 £44,800 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,855 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.97% -2.67% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2048 2303 2213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.43% 20.12% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1917 1924
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,869 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +27 98 £37,500 +25.00%
Coventry -2 29 £33,500 +11.67%
Shropshire +18 28 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Warwickshire -7 25 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Staffordshire +14 15 £30,000 +2.56% 1
Solihull +6 10 £37,000 - 2
West Bromwich +6 7 £40,000 +37.93%
Worcestershire -23 6 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Walsall -7 2 £27,000 -10.00%
Herefordshire -8 2 £40,000 +31.15%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (77.63%) Microsoft
3 149 (65.35%) Windows Server
4 146 (64.04%) Active Directory
5 144 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 138 (60.53%) VMware
7 84 (36.84%) Citrix
8 74 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 71 (31.14%) MS Exchange
10 64 (28.07%) Windows 7
11 63 (27.63%) SCCM
12 61 (26.75%) Hyper-V
13 58 (25.44%) DNS
14 57 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 52 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
17 49 (21.49%) SQL Server
18 48 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 47 (20.61%) IIS
20 46 (20.18%) DHCP
20 46 (20.18%) Windows 10
21 45 (19.74%) Office 365
21 45 (19.74%) SAN
22 42 (18.42%) ITIL
23 41 (17.98%) TCP/IP
24 38 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
25 33 (14.47%) SQL
26 31 (13.60%) Cisco
26 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
27 29 (12.72%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 71 (31.14%) MS Exchange
2 52 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (20.61%) IIS
4 29 (12.72%) SharePoint
5 24 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.26%) Apache
7 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.19%) SAS
10 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.32%) nginx
12 2 (0.88%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.74%) Office 365
2 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.88%) Datadog
5 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Yammer
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (25.44%) DNS
2 46 (20.18%) DHCP
3 45 (19.74%) SAN
4 41 (17.98%) TCP/IP
5 25 (10.96%) LAN
6 22 (9.65%) Firewall
6 22 (9.65%) WAN
7 20 (8.77%) NAS
8 17 (7.46%) VPN
9 16 (7.02%) VLAN
10 10 (4.39%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (3.95%) DDNS
12 8 (3.51%) Internet
13 7 (3.07%) VoIP
14 6 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.19%) Network Security
16 4 (1.75%) MPLS
16 4 (1.75%) Skype
17 3 (1.32%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.39%) MySQL
4 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) OLAP
11 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (7.46%) InstallShield
1 17 (7.46%) MSI
2 12 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.32%) Toad
4 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.88%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (7.89%) Finance
2 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.07%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Law
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.32%) Legal
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 42 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 40 (17.54%) Analyst
3 26 (11.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 25 (10.96%) IT Support
5 23 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (10.09%) IT Engineer
6 16 (7.02%) Administrator
7 15 (6.58%) Applications Packager
7 15 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.58%) Technical Support
8 14 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (5.70%) Deployment Analyst
9 13 (5.70%) Desktop Support
10 11 (4.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) IT Technician
11 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.95%) WAP
2 8 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.44%) COM
4 1 (0.44%) MDX
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) WSH
4 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.84%) Clustering
2 26 (11.40%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.63%) EPoS
4 6 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) CMDB
5 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.75%) Replication
6 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.88%) Life Science
7 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (65.35%) Windows Server
3 144 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (28.07%) Windows 7
5 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (20.18%) Windows 10
7 16 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.14%) Linux
9 12 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.19%) Android
11 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.19%) CentOS
11 5 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.32%) Fedora
13 2 (0.88%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.88%) Unix
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.42%) ITIL
2 24 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 19 (8.33%) Application Packaging
4 16 (7.02%) Personalization
5 14 (6.14%) Change Management
5 14 (6.14%) Incident Management
6 13 (5.70%) Business Continuity
6 13 (5.70%) Security Patching
6 13 (5.70%) Software Deployment
7 11 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (4.39%) Migration
8 10 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.39%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.51%) Service Management
10 8 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.07%) ERP
11 7 (3.07%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 33 (14.47%) SQL
3 18 (7.89%) VBScript
4 6 (2.63%) VB
5 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.32%) VBA
7 2 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.44%) C
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.28%) MCSE
3 27 (11.84%) MCITP
3 27 (11.84%) MCSA
4 19 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.95%) Degree
7 7 (3.07%) VCP4
8 5 (2.19%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.19%) MOS
9 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.32%) MCP
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.88%) VCP5
12 1 (0.44%) CCNA
12 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (64.04%) Active Directory
2 74 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (26.75%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (7.89%) vSphere
6 12 (5.26%) XenApp
7 11 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.95%) UAG
9 6 (2.63%) Terminal Server
9 6 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.32%) Postfix
11 3 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.88%) Docker
12 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.88%) XenServer
13 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (27.63%) SCCM
2 22 (9.65%) SCOM
3 20 (8.77%) WSUS
4 17 (7.46%) Backup Exec
5 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (3.07%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.63%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.19%) MOM
8 5 (2.19%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.75%) Simpana
10 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.32%) Nagios
10 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.32%) Puppet
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 177 (77.63%) Microsoft
2 138 (60.53%) VMware
3 84 (36.84%) Citrix
4 31 (13.60%) Cisco
5 19 (8.33%) Veeam
6 17 (7.46%) AppSense
7 16 (7.02%) HP
8 10 (4.39%) SolarWinds
8 10 (4.39%) Symantec
9 9 (3.95%) Dell
9 9 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.07%) Oracle
11 6 (2.63%) NetApp
11 6 (2.63%) Sophos
12 5 (2.19%) Cognos
12 5 (2.19%) F5
12 5 (2.19%) LANDesk
12 5 (2.19%) SAP
13 4 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (1.75%) BMC